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21 hrs ago | The Logan County Herald

City Council approves hiring agreement for new administrator

The meeting that followed was uncommonly short as the Council moved quickly through a brief agenda. The Consent Agenda, which included payment of bills, a funding agreement for a $1,000 donation to the Railsplitter Festival, the annual funding agreement with the Logan County Regional Planning Commission, and approval of checks issued to city officials who requested them in advance to attend the Illinois Municipal League Conference in Chicago next weekend, passed unanimously.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, IL

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Logan County Herald

Gail's Pumkin Patch Farm Day a hit with kids of all ages

Visitors were able to take wagons out to the field to select their own pumpkin, or choose from a variety of pumpkins and gourds already harvested. Gail's grows over 60 varieties of pumpkins in their five-acre patch.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Beason, IL

The Logan County Herald

Farm Bureau welcomes urban legislator to Logan County

By Marla Blair September 15, 2014 Logan County Farm Bureau members and director Jim Drew hosted a farm tour on Saturday, creating the opportunity for an urban legislator to experience activity on two farms - riding along as corn harvest began, and meeting face-to-face with a herd of Black Angus cattle. It wasn't the first time members of the local organization had met with Representative Laura Fine , as participants in the Illinois Farm Bureau's Adopt-A-Legislator Program.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Agriculture, Science, Elkhart, IL, Atlanta, IL, Lincoln, IL

Lincoln Daily News

Logan County poised to approve rezoning request permitting medicinal Cannabis production

The Abraham Lincoln Statue Committee was present to deliver a replica of a statue to be created soon and placed on the Logan County Courthouse grounds.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Lincoln, IL, Sangamon County, IL

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Annual Car Cruise-In at The Mill on 66 features new weekend vendor market

Annual Car Cruise-In at The Mill on 66 features new weekend vendor market Event this weekend includes car show, vendors, live music, food and annual meeting of foundation L INCOLN - Everyone is invited and encouraged to come out to The Mill on 66 this weekend.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Lincoln, IL, Ladd, IL, Route 66, Bureau, IL

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Four alderman seats up for election in 2015

Established political party candidates for the following offices in the City of Lincoln will be nominated in the February 24, 2015 Consolidated Primary: One Alderman in each of the following wards: Ward 1, Ward 2, Ward 3 and Ward 4 which are all four year terms.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, IL

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Logan County Herald

8th Annual Car Cruise-In New Weekend Vendor Market at The Mill on 66 in Lincoln IL, This Saturday & Sunday, September 13 & 14th

September 10, 2014 The public is welcome to check out The Mill Car Cruise-In this Saturday, September 13th from 1pm - 4pm as part of a weekend of additional activities at the old historic restaurant located at 738 S. Washington in Lincoln, IL. The annual meeting of the Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County, the group that owns the historic site, is also one of the last events of the season for, and co-sponsored by, The Railsplitter Antique Auto Club.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, IL, Route 66, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Ladd, IL

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Mount Pulaski's "Wizard of Oz" Fall Festival starts with dark storm, ends beautifully

The 2014 Mount Pulaski Fall Festival kicked off Friday night with "The Wizard of Oz" theme which featured its own threatening thunderstorm on the hilltop.

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Related Topix: Mount Pulaski, IL, Weather

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Scholarships awarded to six individuals by Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois

Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois has awarded 6 individuals an $1170.00 scholarship to be used toward their formal education or occupational training.

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Related Topix: Illinois

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Logan County Herald

Thanks from Lukas Aylesworth

Thank you to the following for purchasing my Grand Champion Barrow at the Logan County 4-H Auction: Lake Fork Fertilizer, Bryson Brothers, Lincoln Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, Morgan Distributing, and Peasley Funeral Home, I really appreciate your support for Logan County 4-H and my project.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Logan County Herald

Lincoln's christening - just the beginning

Today is the 161st anniversary of the christening and official naming of the fledgling town of Lincoln, Illinois.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Logan County Herald

August 27 information session for free Manufacturing Training Program to help fill local job openings

The program is offered to people in Logan County who are unemployed or under-employed.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, IL

The Logan County Herald

Notice to the elderly and persons with disabilities/ absentee and grace period voting for the November 4 election

Upon request, assistance can be obtained through the Clerk or deputy registrar. On-Line and Mail-in registration forms are available to all citizens of the State of Illinois on the County Clerk website: www.co.logan.il.us/county_clerk/ under Election Information.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Lincoln, IL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Logan County Herald

Horse auction to benefit National Railsplitting Festival

When are they having a horse auction? Actually, right now, as you read this. Not the kind of horse auction most people would think about, with prancing fillies and snorting stallions.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, IL, Atlanta, IL, Chicago, IL, North Chicago, IL

The Logan County Herald

Tammy Renee Harris to perform at Mt. Pulaski Fall Festival

Singer and recording artist, Tammy Renee Harris, will be in performance at the Mt.

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Related Topix: Mount Pulaski, IL, Lincoln, IL, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

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