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LU founder lived most of life in Mid-Missouri

Dressed in full uniform from his days with the Union’s 65th U.S. Colored Infantry and rifle in hand, an aged Pvt. W. Logan Bennett dutifully attended each Founder’s Day ceremony at Lincoln University.

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Students say thanks to farmers

Russellville Middle School class celebrates “Thank a Farmer Week”

Handwritten letters were mailed out to about two dozen Cole County farmers living in Russellville or Lohman this week from students in Gayla Spencer’s sixth-grade class.

Common faith marks Lent

The Lenten season, beginning today with Ash Wednesday services, is the perfect time for various Christian denominations to join in worship, said the Rev. Rob Erickson, pastor at First Presbyterian Church.

Russellville game plan improves

Effort to field football team gets assist from other boosters

Football at Russellville schools is a step closer with a recent school board commitment.

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Guardian of a treasured past

Archivist Mark Schleer keeps stories of LU’s past alive

Printed pictures taped to Mark Schleer’s bookcases have curled edges for the repeated times he has pulled down the images to tell their stories.

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Academic winners

LU team waits to learn if weekend victory will take them to national Campus All-Star Challenge

Lincoln University has yet another success to add to its belt since its academic team won its round-robin regional tournament at Hampton University, Virginia, this weekend.

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State Fair Director Mark Wolfe stays busy year-round

When he was in college, Mark Wolfe didn’t think sales would be for him, so he went into the agriculture business.

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Partners bolster growth at St. Martins school

As Catholic schools across Mid-Missouri celebrate Catholic Schools Week, the growing parish school in St. Martins has seen great benefits from its business and community partners.

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Guard gets nod to move statue

Overcoming public concern with education, the Missouri National Guard received preliminary approval to relocate the Spanish-American War statue from its Jefferson City location on Missouri Boulevard to the Ike Skelton Training Site.

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Midwest March for Life draws hundreds

Knights of Columbus share in pro-life cause

Leading a procession more than three blocks long through Jefferson City’s downtown sidewalks Saturday morning were the uniformed Knights of Columbus.

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