Obituary: Donald “Ducky” J. Stengel

January 11, 1942 – November 18, 2018 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Donald J. “Ducky” Stengel, age 76 of Lansing, IL, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018. He is survived by his three siblings: Patricia (Lloyd) Earl, Mary (late Edward) Rose, and Lawrence (Kathryn “Kitty”) Stengel; sister-in-law: Penelope; and numerous loving nieces and … Read more

Lansing police respond to shooting incident

Call 708-895-7150 with tips and information information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (November 20, 2018) – On November 20, 2018, at approximately 4:12am, the Lansing Police Department responded to the area of Thornton-Lansing Road and Chappel Avenue for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located two male subjects lying in … Read more

Chicago agency offers $50 for daily travel info

by Josh Bootsma LANSING Ill. (November 19, 2018) – The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is offering $50 to anyone who takes a survey recounting their household’s travel on a specific day. The “My Daily Travel” survey can be taken by residents of Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties in … Read more

The Lansing Journal journeys: The Alamo

submitted by Tom and Terri Stallinga The Stallingas added, “Please know we enjoy reading about Lansing each month and thank you for your continued efforts. Unfortunately we didn’t have our LANSING JOURNAL shirts on for the picture like Elvis Slaughter did in his!” Keep those Journals journeying! We love to see Lansing residents enjoying The … Read more

Lower-calorie options for traditional Thanksgiving dishes

information provided by Franciscan Health MUNSTER, Ind. (November 19, 2018) – Here are nine no-stress tips from a Franciscan Health registered dietitian on how to whittle down calories without skimping on taste this Thanksgiving season: Baste your turkey with white wine or low-sodium broth instead of butter to save on fat calories. Before you add … Read more

Lansing’s Brian Grilli reaches #25 on Billboard’s Top Country Album sales

Indie artist blends Southern Rock, Americana, Country, and Blues by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 20, 2018) – Indie Americana/Country Artist Brian Grilli has fond memories of Lansing, and he captured many of them in a 2016 music video for his song, “My Hometown”: This summer Grilli released the album “Deep South Symphony” through Spectra … Read more

‘A Visible Christmas’ returns to Living Word Church

Visible Music College’s holiday favorite event is back December 7 information provided by Visible Music College LANSING, Ill. (November 18, 2018) – Visible Music College is inviting the city of Chicago to kick off the holiday season with its students, faculty, and staff as it brings its annual favorite ‘A Visible Christmas’ back to Living … Read more

The Lansing Journal journeys: Lynnie Ques

submitted by Classic Keep those Journals journeying! We love to see Lansing residents at Lansing businesses with The Lansing Journal. Send us your photos of The Lansing Journal in unique places—we’ll publish as many as we can! Email photos to Subscribe, so you don’t miss out! You can receive Lansing news and photos via … Read more

Illinois EPA celebrates America Recycles Day

Curbside Recycling Guide and Collection Location Map developed to encourage proper residential recycling information provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 17, 2018) — On November 15, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director Alec Messina recognized America Recycles Day by announcing the launch of the online Recycle Illinois platform that will help … Read more

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