Pritzker: ‘Time to celebrate’ signing of $15 minimum wage bill

First increase will take effect January 2020 by Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 21, 2019) – On Tuesday, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, declaring his first major legislative victory “a time to celebrate.” “For nine years there were many forces that were … Read more

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‘Million Dollar Mania’ in Munster March 7

Dinner/Show event comes to Theatre at the Center, Thursday, March 7 information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (February 21, 2019) – Million Dollar Quartet, the hit musical now on stage at Theatre at the Center in Munster, dramatizes an actual impromptu jam session by Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis … Read more

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LARC Appreciation Dinner to feature ‘Diamond Raffle’

April 26 community event adds new bling information provided by LARC LANSING, Ill. (February 22, 2019) – LARC’s Annual Appreciation Dinner typically draws more than 300 guests. This year’s event, scheduled for Friday, April 26, 6:00pm, will feature dinner, complimentary cocktails, music, dancing, raffles, and a silent auction, all at the Serbian Social Center (18550 … Read more

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Coffee with a Cop program returns to Troost

Monday, February 25, 7:00–10:00am by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 20, 2019) – Troost Coffee & Tea will host Coffee with a Cop next week Monday. The program provides a way for Lansing police officers to interact with community members in a casual setting, providing information and building relationships. All Lansing residents are invited to … Read more

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IDoA announces 2019 Senior Hall of Fame awards

Nominations being accepted in multiple categories information provided by the Illinois Department on Aging SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 19, 2019) – The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) is accepting nominations for the 2019 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame Awards. These awards recognize adults 65 years and older, and highlight the meaningful contributions they have made in … Read more

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Eisenhower Center updates lobby area

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 20, 2019) – In an effort to make better use of the lobby area at the main entrance of the Eisenhower Fitness Center, Park District staff recently updated the furniture and layout. The TV and magazine stand in the center of the room has been replaced with a small … Read more

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Agenda: Human Relations Commission meeting – 2/21/19

All residents are welcome to attend meetings of the Human Relations Commission. The HRC meets monthly, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings will typically begin at 6:30pm on Thursdays at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing, Illinois. … Read more

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Lansing Police Department’s K9 Officer Rico to receive donation of body armor

information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (February 19, 2019) – The nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. will donate a bullet and stab protective vest to Lansing Police Department’s K9 Officer Rico. The vest is sponsored by Officer Collin Rose Memorial Foundation and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In honor … Read more

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Olivet Nazarene University announces new major in earth and space science

information provided by Olivet Nazarene University BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (February 15, 2019) – Earth and space science is now a major offered by the Department of Chemistry and Geosciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Olivet Nazarene University. Enrollment is now open for fall 2019 to students who want to enter this newly structured … Read more

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Lan-Oak Park District welcomes pollinator gardens concept

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 19, 2019) – “I love what you’ve done with updating the parks,” said Diane Lund at the February 18 meeting of the Park Board. “And this would be a natural progression.” Lund and her husband Rich were at the meeting to present ideas about developing pollinator gardens in various … Read more

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