Lincoln

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Rhonda Fochs has spent nearly five years researching the history of Minnesota’s lost towns. Her work is compiled in her first book, “Minnesota’s Lost Towns, Northern Edition.” Fochs is a history teacher by trade, but said she never did like the dates students and teachers were required to memorize. “I like [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Kathy Carney, who lives in Lincoln, loves to quilt. She loves it so much, it is now her business, Kathy Carney Design. Her job is to do custom quilting for her clients, both in the design of the tops and the actual quilting. Carney perfected her trade over the years, but [...]

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Len and Terri Sanoski toured Trinidad and Havana  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Len and Terri Sanoski took a trip of a lifetime this summer. They toured the island of Cuba for nine days, seeing the sights and learning the culture. Needing special licensing from the Cuban Treasury, Terri said Collette Vacations takes about three groups [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Lance and Tonya Enneking of Rice have purchased the 213-acre Pine Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln. The papers were signed July 25, and the couple is excited about their new adventure. Tonya said the two have been entrepreneurs forever, and this is just another challenge for them. “We liked the idea [...]

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Obligato Violin and Guitar Shop open for business in Lincoln  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Bob Gatts, Lincoln, has been fixing violins, guitars and other stringed instruments since 1979. He worked out of his home in an area smaller than he would have liked. Someday, he knew he would build the shop of his dreams. That [...]

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Mark Pieper offers a little bit of everything By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The business on the corner of County Road 20 and Highway 10, or 28329 Azure Road, Cushing, has reopened and it brings to the community a little bit of everything. While still a work in progress, Hilltop Sports Center has been open since [...]

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She and her sister-in-law traveled the nearly 3,000 miles in two months By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Peg Rabe from Lincoln, and her sister-in-law, Janice Erickson, from Redwood Falls, biked across the United States this spring. With the help of Peg’s husband, Adolph, as support staff, the two made the trip in two months. Rabe is [...]

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The Stop, on Fishtrap Lake, burned early Thanksgiving morning due to a possible electrical malfunction. A passing train noticed the fire and called in the alarm. Not exactly sure of where the flames were coming from, the Motley Fire Department was dispatched to a location west of Highway 10 in Todd County. Another call concerning [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer After closing at the end of the 2011 summer season, Lincoln residents were not sure when the Lakeview Store would again open. Along came two families from Glendive, Mont., located approximately 120 miles southwest of Williston, N.D. on Highway 94. The town, population 5,000, is part of the current oil boom. [...]

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