Obituary: George H. Kegebein

March 28, 1923 – February 16, 2019 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes George H. Kegebein, age 95, of Crete, IL, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 16, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Roselle Kegebein, nee DeVries. Loving father of Dianne Codman, Donna (Buford) Painter, and William (Susan) Kegebein. Proud grandfather … Read more

Former Lansing swimmer achieves Indiana High School Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame

From Lansing Swim Organization, to St. Ann, to Bishop Noll, Berta (Fotschky) Rogers has record-setting swim career by Jennifer Florek HAMMOND, Ind. (February 15, 2019) – Berta (Fotschky) Rogers, who set multiple state swimming records during her time at Bishop Noll, has been selected for April induction into the Indiana High School Swimming and Diving … Read more

Gov. Pritzker applauds Senate passage of $15 minimum wage

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 12, 2019) — On February 7, following the Senate passage of SB 1, which raises the minimum wage to $15 an hour, Gov. Pritzker joined legislators to celebrate. The following is an excerpt of the governor’s remarks: Today, the state senate made it clear … Read more

Jazz, symphony, strings, and more

South Suburban College lines up March, April, and May musical performances information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (February 16, 2019) – This calendar is correct at the time of publication and is subject to change. Unless otherwise stated, music events are held in the Kindig Performing Arts Center on SSC’s main campus. … Read more

Agenda: Village Board meeting – 2/19/19

LANSING, Ill. (February 16, 2019) – In order to keep Lansing residents and businesses informed about topics discussed and decisions made at meetings of the Village Board, The Lansing Journal posts agendas for upcoming meetings here: Village Board—2/19/19 agenda (PDF) No Committee of the Whole meeting is planned following the Board meeting. Open invitation All … Read more

Gov. Pritzker makes public statement following Aurora mass shooting

information provided by the Office of the Governor AURORA, Ill. (February 15, 2019) — In a media availability with law enforcement following a mass shooting that claimed the lives of five victims, Governor JB Pritzker offered the following remarks: I want to begin by acknowledging the amazing work of the Aurora Police Department and Chief … Read more