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It's back. Students wait outside Lincoln Junior High School this morning for other friends and classmates to show up. Area schools are back in session this week as the first sign that summer is getting the ending bell.

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Saturday, Aug. 22:

  • It's official: It was an EF3 tornado that struck Logan County
    Estimated $4.8 million in damage

  • Lincoln College kicks off new year with special student events

  • Lincoln College-Normal celebrating 30th anniversary in 2009

  • Young man found dead in Lincoln

  • Important information from Logan County treasurer

  • Operation Teen Safe Driving program gets ready for 3rd year

  • Storm damage in Logan County -- in pictures

  • Storm damage in Williamsville -- in pictures

  • How did they survive? -- in pictures

  • Homes destroyed, badly damaged by storm -- in pictures

  • Farm community takes hit from storm -- in pictures

  • Disaster along Primm Road -- in pictures

  • Aerial view of farmstead 1 south of Lincoln

  • Aerial view of farmstead 2 south of Lincoln

  • Aerial view of farmstead 3 south of Lincoln

  • Ground, crops show trail of damage

  • What a mess! An aerial view

  • Even timber took a hit. An aerial view

  • AP news

Friday, Aug. 21

Thursday, Aug. 20

Wednesday, Aug. 19

Tuesday, Aug. 18

Monday, Aug. 17