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evening the Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
officially kicked off with the first of two
Chamber of Commerce hosted the event at the Logan County
Airport, followed by a pre-festival launch of
County Board member Jan Schumacher cut the
ribbon. She complimented all the work the
chamber and others do for the event and was
pleased that it is held on county ground.
Lincoln Tourism Bureau director Geoff Ladd added that
the Art & Balloon Festival is part of the $34
million in tourism's economic impact for Logan County. The
tourism bureau has been supporting the festival for
25 years, contributing $50,000 in that time.
Eric Graue, chamber president, and Andi
Hake, chamber director, complimented all the effort and support put
forth by sponsors, volunteers and the community. Hake added that volunteers reached
the target number of 300, which is what is
needed to make the weekend successful.
by Jan Youngquist
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of the many great things that make Logan County so
special -- balloons and wind turbines. This was one of
several beautiful shots Jessie Eynon caught while in the
air Thursday night. The special media event was
part of the official kickoff of the annual Lincoln Art
& Balloon Festival. At the event, members of
media were permitted to experience firsthand the work
and wonder of hot air ballooning.
by Jessica Eynon
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Thursday evening Maple Ridge
Care Centre was just a happy place to be. There was a
bunch of really good food, lots of cool treats and some great
music as Maple Ridge hosted its 14th annual festival kickoff
party. All in all, this little guy's expression pretty
well tells the story of what everyone was feeling.
Photo by Nila Smith
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LDN - Entertainment
This weekend the Lincoln Public
Library will offer avid readers a chance to pick up some great
books for pennies on the dollar. The buck-a-bag sale
starts Saturday and will continue on Sunday, IF there are any
books left to sell. This year the library will offer
approximately 5,000 books for sale in the basement of the main building.
Astros center fielder Brian Bogusevic (19) makes the catch before colliding with
right fielder Ben Francisco (3) on a ball hit by St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos
Beltran in the second inning of a baseball game Thursday in St. Louis.
AP photo by Tom Gannam
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