Visible Music College continues to educate and entertain in Lansing

Visible Music

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (November 2017) – In 2014, Visible Music College came to Lansing, opening their second campus. The college was created by Ken Steorts with a first location in downtown Memphis. Visible has since opened a campus in Dallas with plans for further expansion in other corners of the U.S. The Christian-centered … Read more

Yard waste pickup extended

information provided by the Village of Lansing LANSING, Ill. (December 4, 2017) – The Village of Lansing administration has worked out an arrangement with Homewood Disposal for leaf and yard waste pickup for the rest of 2017. Leaf/landscape waste collections for this season will be extended beyond the original scavenger services agreement deadline date and … Read more

Breakfast with Santa this Saturday

Lansing Area Chamber event is fun for kids, and good for the community information provided by the Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce LANSING, Ill. (December 4, 2017) – On Saturday, December 9, the Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce invites the community to Breakfast With Santa. The event is sponsored by the Copper Muggers and hosted … Read more

Festival of Lights celebrates a diversity of Christmas traditions

Festival of Lights

28 countries represented in Lansing, Illinois by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (November 27, 2017) – Christmas is a season full of traditions. Many of those traditions, both local and international, are represented at the Lansing Historical Museum, where the annual Festival of Lights exhibit opened on November 27, following a performance by the T.F. South … Read more

Legion Riders thank Lansing Police and Fire Departments

Legion Riders

$300 donations are an expression of partnership and appreciation by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 5, 2017) – Outside the courtroom, before the Village Board meetings began, representatives of the Legion Riders Edward Schultz Chapter 697 held their own brief meeting with Police Chief Dennis Murrin and Fire Chief Ken Verkaik. They presented each with … Read more

Lansing raises Illinois Bicentennial flag

Illinois bicentennial

LANSING, Ill. (December 4, 2017) – Governor Rauner invited municipalities throughout Illinois to participate in a 365-day celebration of Illinois’ bicentennial, beginning with a flag-raising ceremony today, featuring the Illinois Bicentennial Flag. Lansing staff members and elected officials gathered at noon to raise the flag and kick off the year-long observance of this state milestone. … Read more