New Holland, Farm Credit and Pork Producers, LCHS
College Night, Katherine Johnson, and history of Lincoln Lakes make Close Up
By Mike Fak
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The New Holland
Community Center Flea Market/Garage Sale and Fall Festival will
be Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone interested in reserving a
space can contact Suzie Aper, 217-445-2418, or Annie Coers,
giant grills on wheels are cooking 8,500 pork burgers at more than
50 grain elevator locations to cater complimentary lunches to
farmers during the fall harvest. Farm Credit Services of Illinois
and the Illinois Pork Producers Association are teaming
up to provide free grilled pork burger meals during the seventh
annual "Harvest Lunch Tour." The branch from Lincoln will serve at
the following elevators this year:
Lincoln Land FS
Elevator, Atterberry -- Thursday, Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Farmers Grain Co., Beason -- Thursday, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m.-1
Hartsburg Grain Co., Hartsburg --
Friday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
guidance department at Lincoln Community High School will
host its annual College and Career Night on Thursday, Oct. 20, from
6 to 8 p.m. Representatives from dozens of colleges and trade
schools will be on hand to answer questions and provide students and
parents with the information needed to make an informed decision
about what to do when high school is over. A special financial aid
presentation for juniors and seniors and their parents will begin at
6 p.m. in the LCHS auditorium. The college fair will be in the LCHS
cafeteria, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
College Night is presented as a special service to the students
each year. All upperclassmen and their parents are welcome and
encouraged to attend.
From left: Ed Jodlowski, Illini Central principal; Katherine
Johnson; and Bob Werner,
executive vice president of 1st State Bank of Mason City.
The 1st State Bank of Mason City and Illini Central High School
are pleased to present Katherine Johnson with the September
Student of the Month Award. For demonstrating outstanding character,
Katherine receives a $50 savings bond from 1st State Bank and a
reference work appropriate to her course of study from the Illini
Central High School faculty.
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Katherine is the daughter of Tom and Pam Johnson. Her classes this
year are AP Calculus, AP Physics, AP Literature and Composition,
Advanced Biology, Spanish 4, Band, and Ceramics and Sculpture.
In addition, Kate keeps busy with a number of extracurricular
activities. She is a member of National Honor Society, Worldwide
Youth in Science and Engineering, Science Club, Scholastic Bowl, Pep
Band and works on PawPrint, the school newspaper, which she also
co-edited as a junior. Katherine is on the cross country and track
teams as well.
Outside of school, Katherine is involved with her church youth
group and the Peaceful Valley 4-H. She is also an organist at her
Katherine plans to attend the University of Illinois, where she
will major in animal science in preparation for veterinary medicine.
Matson, JoAnne Marlin and Bill Donath are working on a new Logan
County book that will focus on the history of Lincoln Lakes.
Much of the book is compiled, but to finish it up they would like
to hear from other members of the community.
If you have a fond memory or an interesting story about time you
have spent at Lincoln Lakes, please send your submission to Roger
To keep the book moving along, Matson has set a submission
deadline of Oct. 31.