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Saturday, Feb. 01, 2020 published daily from 8am Lincoln, Illinois
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Thursday evening, Lincoln College President Dr. David Gerlach
welcomed 61 guests to the main auditorium at the Johnston Center for
Performing Arts at Lincoln College. The group had come together to
be a part of the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council Big
Table Rural Matters forum.
Following self-introductions, everyone present broke into workgroups
of specific interests. The groups talked about the future of Lincoln
and Logan County and what is needed to generate economic growth.
Lincoln Daily News will have additional coverage from this meeting
early next week.
Nila Smith [click on picture for
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks from the
senate chamber during a break in the Senate impeachment
trial of U.S. President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in
Washington, U.S., January 31, 2020.
[click on picture for
United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary
Alex Azar speaks to reporters about Trump administration efforts
in regards to the corona virus outbreak in China, during a news
briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 31,
2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis
President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One with
First Lady Melania Trump at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland en
route to West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., January 31, 2020.
pancake griddle will be busy most of the day today at
Zion Lutheran School in Lincoln, as hundreds come for
the annual pancake and sausage breakfast fundraiser. The
warm fluffy pancakes coupled with handmade fresh sausage
from locally grown pork is the main draw at the event,
and it is a wonderful opportunity for friends and family
to spend time together while at the same time supporting
the school. It is also an excellent cure for cabin
If you haven't been out yet, you still have time. The
fundraiser with a silent auction on the sidelines runs
from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.
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Dan Benedict, Superintendent
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LDN - Entertainment
Mount Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site
will host an early celebration of Abraham
Lincoln’s birthday on Saturday, February
8th. Brian “Fox” Ellis will portray John A.
“Black Jack” Logan, the son of Dr. John
Logan for whom Logan County is named, during
a special program in the second-floor
courtroom at the courthouse.
The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m.
with the Black Jack Logan program at 1 p.m.
provided by IDNR
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