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Lincoln teens rustle up summer jobs

Ah, summertime! Sleep until noon? Play video games until 3 a.m.? Not for some local go-getters who see free time as an opportunity to earn money....

 

Graduation Day 2019

The somber melody of "Pomp and Circumstance" brought the audience to their feet as the 2019 graduation ceremony of Lincoln High School opened with...

 

Spring Piano Recital shows off musical & compositional skills

The acoustical space of the Methodist Church reverberated with the music of twenty piano students Saturday, as a standing room only crowd applauded...

 

Kindergarten Grads ready for 1st Grade

Mr. Curtis Janzen presented the Kindergarten graduation ceremony on Monday, June 3 to the applause and cheers of attending family and friends. From a...

 

Davis photo wins Montana PTSA Reflections contest

Lincoln has many outstanding artists and a vibrant art community. Taking her place among this talented group is 13-year-old Miyah Davis, winner of...

 

Spring Awards Night packed with praise

Dozens of Lincoln High School students were recognized for academic, character and athletic excellence Thursday, May 9 in the school gym. The Heisey...

 

Guest Editorial: Flu lessons

Three things I learned from the flu. 1. You can’t take care of yourself. Nearly passed out in body pain and over-all weakness, I couldn’t raise my head to answer Art when he asked if I was...

 

Lynx varsity sink Mountain Cats

For a little high school like Lincoln, playing a combine of two separate high schools can be intimidating, but the Lynx brought their courageous...

 

Victor Pirates force Lynx Varsity to walk the plank

The varsity men of the hometown Lincoln Lynx have been riding a roller coaster of up and down games on the basketball court this winter. After the...

 

Lady Lynx lose a close one to Victor Lady Pirates

Six foot post player, junior Alexis Cannon is getting used to having opposing players hanging all over her as she goes up to the hoop but she still...

 

Lincoln JV boys post huge win over Clark Fork JV

Like youngsters who are all arms and legs but fall down a lot, the tall timbers of the Clark Fork Mountain Cats, who as a team posted an average height of 6-feet, 1-inch, will grow into their size...

 

Lady Lynx clobber WSS Hornets

Senior star Maggie Jorgensen sank the first bucket against the White Sulphur Springs lady Hornets Friday, and that was as close as the Hornets ever...

 

St. Regis Tigers visit Lincoln Lynx in long-awaited home opener

The Lincoln faithful have been waiting and waiting for a basketball game in their own gym. The Lynx varsity season, which began for the Lincoln men in...

 

Lady Tigers of St. Regis in Friday cat fight with Lynx

On Friday afternoon, Jan. 11, the Lincoln Lady Lynx faced the St. Regis ladies in a non-conference duel at home. The Tigers, on a 6-4 winning streak,...

 

Little Lynx Ladies out score Helena Christian Rams

Coach Shane Smith had his junior high ladies in top form to face down the Lady Rams from Helena Christian School in a fast paced competitive contest...

 

Beard chosen for leadership role in Legislature

The wheels of the 66th Montana Legislature began churning out government business Monday, Jan. 7 in Helena. This session, the 58-member Republican...

 

Guest Editorial: What makes a community

Some of the first towns in Montana were Virginia City, Helena and Ft. Benton. In the 1860's these small collections of huts, founded on natural...

 

Guest Column: Are the heart-breaks of life random unlucky events?

In 1908, pioneer missionary Victor Plymire and his wife were sent by a mission society in Pennsylvania to bring the Gospel to Tibet. A young married couple, Victor and Grace abandoned themselves to...

 

PTSA announces final tally from Nov. 8 Book Fair

Danielle Barnett, President of the Lincoln PTSA announced the results of last week's school "Book Fair". Gross receipts for the fair totalled $3,375....

 

Junior High Lynx meet Drummond in basketball duel

Junior high games, especially at the beginning of the season, can be a combination of mass pandemonium and falling-down frustration as every player...

 

Lincoln Lady Lynx sing a new song: 'Hey, Hey, Goodbye!'

Varsity volleyball coach Stacey Mannix, all smiles after the three and out victory over the St. Regis Lady Tigers Saturday night, said, "This team is...

 

Despite loss, Lady Lynx JV squad shaping up as a strong team for the future

The JV Saturday afternoon contest started off with a come-from-behind win in the first set, but fell in the following match ups: 25-21, 17-25, 13-15...

 

Junior high B-team wraps up volleyball season with a win

First out of the locker room Wednesday, Oct. 10 was the younger B-team of the hometown Lady Lynx who dressed out nine hitters to face off against the...

 

P-burg Lady Prospectors find gold in Lincoln

The headliner game of the Wednesday night volleyball marathon was the older, more accomplished A-squad of the junior high Lady Lynx going up against the Lady Prospectors of Granite County in a...

 

Lynx JH football team has a bright future

The 2018 season closed Oct. 5 and 6 for the Lynx junior high school boys after exciting contests against Hot Springs and St. Regis. Despite having...

 

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