Red Cross

Fairgrounds lacks first aid

Why doesn?t the fairgrounds have a first aid station is my question? A friend of mine fell at the home show and needed some attention on cuts on hands, elbow and knee. Not a Band- ...

Thank you for keeping us safe

Now that everyone has returned to their homes after averting a catastrophe in downtown Lincoln (Journal, Aug. 26-27), I would like to express tremendous thanks to our city’s emer ...

Another View: Fuel tanker fire tests character

Last week’s propane fire (in Lincoln) was both an emergency that easily could have turned into a disaster, and a major test of our community’s character. We all breathed sighs ...

Auburn plays role in helping Haiti

Disasters can bring out the best and worst in people. In the greater Auburn area, the earthquake and tragedy unfolding in Haiti has brought out the best in our residents. You, too ...

Needy families get tasty boost from Christmas Basket program

the Gift of giving Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories will be published as a countdown to the holiday, in hono ...

Lost everything in fire but gained more

Where do we even begin to say thank you to our dear Auburn community and beyond? In Tuesday’s paper (Nov. 24) the Auburn Journal printed a letter from my brother and his wife who ...

Salvation Army extends lifeline after fire

About a month after the 49 Fire, the Salvation Army of Auburn is busier than ever. Since the fire, the Salvation Army has been providing clothing, food, toiletries, cleaning suppl ...

Community help gives new hope after fire

When Glenda Hoffman and boyfriend David Sutcliffe moved into their new apartment last weekend, there wasn’t much to move. The couple lost almost everything they owned in the 49 ...

Auburn churches extend helping hand for victims of 49 Fire

This past week, many Auburn residents lost everything in the 49 Fire. Fortunately, local churches are working to help them get it all back. Several churches are collecting food an ...

Officials: Funds stay in Auburn

Auburn residents have come together to help victims of the 49 Fire recover from devastating losses. However, some locals are concerned about where their donations are ending up. R ...