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Monday, August 25, 2003 

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This year's Balloonfest takes the cake!  [Pictures by Bob Frank]

  • Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival (just past)
    Lincoln Sesquicentennial


7-8:30 p.m. -- "An Evening with Abraham Lincoln in Logan County," with Paul Beaver and a panel of historians, Lincoln College Johnston Center


Spotlight on business, with tours, promotions, open houses
Organized tours or open houses hosted at
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (3-6 p.m.), Weyerhaeuser, Precision Products, Friendship Manor, Key Printing, Russell Stover Candies, Union Planters Bank

1-3 p.m. -- Demonstration on wood carving by Deane McKinley at Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society research center, 114 N. Chicago St.

6 p.m. -- 1860s baseball game, Ground Squirrels versus local sports standouts, Lincoln Junior High School ball diamond

[Complete schedule]


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Yesterday's headlines:

  • Art and Balloon Festival graced with near-perfect weather

  • Pictures from the 2003 Lincoln Art and Balloon Festival

  • More pictures from the Lincoln Art and Balloon Festival

  • New school will be habitable on opening day, Tuesday

  • Minimum wage going up

  • Illinois reviews vulnerability to power outages

  • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital tours on Aug. 26

  • Letter: Reader appreciates coverage of Vietnam Memorial and list of Logan County soldiers who gave their lives for peace

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