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Monday, September 18, 2006

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Lincoln offered oodles of entertainment this past weekend. The 38th annual Railsplitter, the Elks Disabled Children's Fundraiser and Robert's Sysco open house drew crowds. Officials eye work of amateur railsplitting contestants Saturday afternoon at the Logan County Fairgrounds.

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Saturday, Sept. 16:

  • During the Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Contest and Crafts Festival:

    • Bob Church, surveyor, returns

    • Old-time 'base ball' to be featured

    • Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society to host cemetery walk

    • Logan Railsplitting Association and Lincoln Sportsmen's Club to host trap shoot

    • Bethel School to host open house

    • Free bluegrass concert

    • Mystery Ink Productions to perform 'Mr. Lincoln and the Lost Client'

  • State public health director issues warning about food-borne illness linked to fresh spinach consumption
    No confirmed Illinois cases of E. coli from consumption of bagged fresh spinach

  • West Nile virus claims another life

  • August was slightly warmer and wetter than normal

  • Gov. Blagojevich and Lt. Gov. Quinn urge U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to expand health services for veterans
    Letter responds to report highlighting the federal government's inadequate assessment of returning veterans' health needs

  • FEMA outlines conditions for increasing rental assistance after disasters

  • Court news

  • Marriages

  • Dissolutions

  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren celebrates 10th anniversary

  • Home Country: Mountain music and children mix

  • Mayfield's Mutterings: Mutterings on the move
    By Jeff Mayfield

Friday, Sept. 15

Thursday, Sept. 14

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Monday, Sept. 11