2018 Year in Review
December 1st thru 15th Top Pictures

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December 1
President George H.W. Bush and his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, stand during the national anthem prior to the University of Connecticut versus Butler University men's final NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game in Houston, Texas, April 4, 2011.

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo



December 4
Lincoln College held its first induction ceremony of the newly established Sigma Alpha Pi chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success, on Saturday, Dec. 1. Fifty-six Lincoln College students were inducted into the nation’s largest leadership honor society – joining a network of more than 900,000 student leaders from more than 600 colleges and universities across the United States.

Photo by Mark Gordon

December 6
Dean Bruns stands front and center at the ribbon cutting for the 2018 Logan County Fair.

This past Monday, Dean went to be with his Lord and Saviour. Visitation will be Friday evening at the Prairieland Christian Church in Hartsburg. The funeral will be Saturday morning, also at the church.

Complete Obituary for Russell Dean Bruns

From the LDN archives - 2018 Logan County Fair
For the Father of the Fair, Dean Bruns, slowing down means someone else will drive the golf cart

Photo from LDN archives

December 8
Students from Lincoln Christian University gather around Santa Claus at the end of the night Thursday night at the restored Historic Lincoln Depot. The students provided hot chocolate and sweet treats to kids and parents as children awaited their turn to sit on Santa's lap. The gift from the students added a wonderful touch to a good evening drawing the annual Downtown Lincoln Christmas Parade to a close.

Photo by Lisa Ramlow


Congratulations to the 2018 seventh Grade Class 1A State Champions ~ The 29-0 Lady Wolverines!

Teena Lowery


Congratulations to the Mount Pulaski Honeybears on their third place finish in the 2018 7th Grade Class 1A State Tournament!

Teena Lowery

December 12
The West Lincoln-Broadwell School sixth grade science class traveled to the Challenger Learning Center on Thursday morning. The CLC located on Heartland Community College campus in Normal provides a unique space exploration environment that immerses students in experiential problem based learning.

Heritage-in-Flight Museum donated the tuition for the class to attend.

Photo by Curtis Fox


December 14
On December 3rd two Logan County Veterans were part of the 200th Birthday Celebration Gala for the state. The gala was held at Navy Pier in Chicago. During the evening the program included a time of recognition for 200 of the state’s notable veterans. Joe Schaler of Lincoln and Vince Long of Beason were selected according to their outstanding service to their community and local veterans since leaving military duty.

Photo provided by Melanie Schaler


Congratulations to the WLB Lady Wolverines Eighth 8th Grade Class 1A State Champions!

Teena Lowery


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