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After a week of wet conditions fall harvest crept to a full start last week in Lincoln County with farmers working furiously to get soybeans in the bin, and beginning to test milo fields. According to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition report from October 20, soybean harvest was 31 percent complete statewide, behind the average of 57 percent, but dry conditions over the weekend allowed for much of the state to get in the fields.

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Alejandro Juarez, with Blue Cross/Blue Shield, visited with Lincoln’s city council during their regular meeting held October 14, presenting the council with a new proposal for insurance for city employees.

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By John Baetz

“Economic development really has to be a comprehensive approach. It also has to be incremental,” new Lincoln County Economic Development Director Kelly Larson told a group of more than 70 community leaders who gathered for a strategic planning session at the Lincoln High School Commons Area, Wednesday, October 15. “Economic development has to be a self-help program,” she added.

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