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 By Kate Radford    School    April 1, 2020 

Lincoln teachers, students adapt to distance learning

Lincoln School teachers adapted quickly to Governor Bullock's March 15 announcement that schools would be closing for two weeks, rallying together and...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    April 1, 2020 

LincTel helps students get connected

Two weeks ago, when school closures were announced with little warning, Lincoln Telephone stepped in to work with Lincoln Schools to get internet...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    March 25, 2020

Lincoln EMS above average for CPR saves

The Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance performs well above the national average when giving life-saving CPR. This year alone, the LVA team has made two CPR...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    March 25, 2020

Geise joins Senate race as Libertarian candidate

Lewis and Clark County Commission Susan Good Geise joined the Montana 2020 Senate race as a Libertarian candidate on March 18. When Libertarian...

 

Lincoln Library working to help patrons during four-week closure

With organizations and agencies shutting down in attempts to slow the spread of the coronavirus, communities are having to navigate lost access to...

 
 By Kate Radford    School    March 11, 2020

Science Fair Gives Kids a Chance to Learn From Setbacks and Successes

After spending weeks designing experiments, writing hypotheses, and testing out theories, Pre-K through 10th grade students presented their findings...

 

Lincoln Skatepark ramping up 2020 fundraising efforts

Jeff Ament, bass guitarist for Pearl Jam, is originally from Big Sandy, Mont., and has helped build more than a dozen skateparks in rural towns...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    March 4, 2020

Outdoor Club works with local landowner to expand cross country ski trail options

Groomed cross-country ski trails around the Lincoln School track and through Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild and the adjacent Forest Service...

 
 By Kate Radford    Features    March 4, 2020

Additional academic help can be a challenge for Lincoln students

When students need extra help with academics, whether for sports eligibility or to brush up on a difficult subject, there aren’t many opportunities in Lincoln. One option for students is to work wit...

 

Kids can Dream Big with Read It

Every February, Lincoln School librarian Joanie Templeton organizes the Read It program for students up to 6th grade to encourage reading activities throughout the month. Working with teachers to set...

 

Lincoln students finding focus with wobble stools

When Lincoln technology teacher Laura Allen-Bullis wanted to upgrade the seating in her classroom to keep up with student needs, she sought funding fo...

 

Student-driven media class, You Tube channel a growing production

A new student-initiated class at the Lincoln School District this year has started a YouTube channel and creates a school-related news broadcast every...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    February 19, 2020

Lincoln School Board update

The Lincoln School Board held their regularly monthly meeting Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln School Library. The meeting included updates about the...

 

High school tech class aims to improve Lincoln School website

Lincoln Public Schools introduced a new class this semester to manage the school's website. Four students will be working with technology teacher Laur...

 

Senior Center Valentines party a success

The Lincoln Senior Center celebrated Valentine’s Day on Friday with a special roast beef lunch. The original sign-up sheet had room for 30 attendees, but Senior Center Coordinator Diane Ironi...

 

Lincoln's Barnett wins Dear Author contest

Local 5th grader Elijah Barnett was one of five winners in the Lewis & Clark Library’s annual Dear Author Contest this January, earning a Sphere SPRK+ robot for himself, four tickets to a Helena...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    February 5, 2020

Lincoln Ambulance still feeling pinch from unpaid patient bills

In 2017, the Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance expected to shut down without the passage of the mill levy that allowed the Lincoln Rural Fire Department to...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    February 5, 2020

MSA's Trans-Montana Ride coming though Lincoln Feb. 7

The Montana Snowmobile Association's annual Trans-Montana week-long charity ride will take place from Feb. 6-11, to benefit the Montana chapter of...

 

Lincoln School Board Notes

The Lincoln School Board held its monthly meeting Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln School Library. This month’s meeting, which was delayed a week, included updates on school organizations, the...

 

Snow Warriors busy with events, maintenance

The Ponderosa Snow Warriors have several upcoming rides this winter, snow permitting. The first, a midnight fun run teaming up with the Montana...

 

Lincoln Loggers wrestling club carries on with new head coach

Lincoln’s wrestling club, the Lincoln Loggers, had their first tournament two weekends ago in Shelby and will have one or two tournaments every weekend from now until Mar. 7. The club, composed of...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    January 22, 2020

Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance training new class of EMTs

A new batch of students have enrolled in the Emergency Medical Technician course offered through the Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance that began this...

 

The origin of Hi Sign Road

The recent story about Hi Sign Brewing raised the question: what’s the origin of Hi Sign Road and its distinctive sign? Francis Beehler offered his recollection. In 1970, when the dump was moved, Be...

 

Local support for Imagination Library grows

It takes a community to sponsor Dolly Parton's Imagination Library project, and Lincoln organizations are pulling together again to ensure kids...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    January 15, 2020

Many open seats on local elected boards; recent change to state law could impact filing options

With the filing deadline for Lewis and Clark County Boards approaching, a new law may come into play for Lincoln’s elected boards. All five elected boards in Lincoln will have positions up for...

 

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