June 8, 2020
A large crowd gathered for the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at Soaring Arrow. Antiques, crafts and treasures can be found at the new store owned by Sarah and Ryan Hageman located 206 E. Court in Lincoln or by calling 785-632-1955. (Courtesy Photo)
At the regular meeting of the USD 298 board of education June 1, baseball coach Ryan Hageman and wrestling coach Nate Naasz made presentations to the board asking them to retain both programs. Each listed several reasons why they feel the programs are important and beneficial to the students.
Just in time for the county’s 150th birthday, the downtown area of Lincoln has been officially listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, thanks to the hard work of Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Kelly Larson.
Soaring Arrow, a new hometown shop, opened Saturday, June 6, featuring an eclectic collection of items owner Sarah Hageman calls a “One stop shop for all things rustic, rescued, repurposed, antique, vintage and lovingly handmade.”
On May 26, Governor Laura Kelly vetoed HB2054, citing several reasons for her action which included changes to local health officer authority in the bill. The statewide order to implement Phase 2 of her re-opening plan was discontinued, becoming a recommended guidance to counties who received the authority to mandate requirements as they see fit.
Lincoln County Hospital CEO Jeanne Goche has announced a number of new beginnings at LCH this week with the start of a new provider structure, a financial boost due to the pandemic and preparation for continuing health care services during the pandemic re-opening phase.
Board of County Commissioners, District 2
Kerry and Larry Isbell of Lincoln shared a love of all things rusty, dusty, and old. They attended auctions as a form of entertainment. Some of their treasures were restored; others were repurposed. Even others were sold. Over the 20 years on their 10 acres just southeast of Lincoln they collected a multitude of interesting items. Some were put into use right away while some were stored in sheds, the basement, or the garage.
The Radish Patch, Lincoln’s community garden, is in its eighth year, and according to garden manager Pam Morgan, the garden has never looked better for a variety of reasons, even after a later start than is typical.