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Sunnybrook District 171 reaches contract agreement with teachers

Long process ends with "successful" result for District 171 and its teachers By Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (January 27, 2021) – At its Monday, January 25,...

This week’s COVID Catch-up: When a food writer can’t taste

Longtime food writer Carrie Steinweg shares about her lack of taste due to COVID COVID Catch-up is a new weekly column featuring Lansing Journal journalist...

COVID-19 data and visuals published January 27, 2021

information gathered from the Illinois Department of Public Health and the SSMMA COVID dashboard LANSING, Ill. (January 27, 2021) - This post includes data for...

A Gratitude Award

Local Voices Connie Simon I was at Boz Hot Dogs (2513 Ridge Road, Lansing), and the same li'l gal that has been there for over five...

Obituary: Adeline “Babe” Papas

July 1, 1932 - January 20, 2021 Information provided by Smits Funeral Home Adeline J. “Babe” Papas, nee Manes, age 88, of Crown Point, IN, formerly...

Obituary: Gertrude Hoekstra

July 14, 1930 - January 24, 2021 Information provided by Smits Funeral Home Gertrude Hoekstra, nee Smith, age 90, of Lansing, IL went home to her...

Obituary: Lynn Byron Potter

September 2, 1938 - January 20, 2021 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Lynn Byron Potter, age 82 of Lansing, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Wednesday,...

Obituary: Phyllis Jean Henning

June 16, 1927 - January 21, 2021 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Phyllis Jean Henning of Lansing passed away on January 21, 2021, at home,...

Mayor Eidam honors former public works employee and policeman Peter Krilich

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 21, 2021) – The first item under the Mayor's Report during the January 19 meeting of the Village Board...

Obituary: John E. “Moose” Schultz

March 30, 1941 - January 13, 2021 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home John E. "Moose" Schultz, age 79 of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully Wednesday,...

In-person learning, vaccines, and 2021 athletics—District 215 Board Agenda

District 215 Board regular meeting - 6:00 p.m. LANSING, Ill. (January 22, 2021) – The January 26 meeting of the District 215 School Board begins...

St. Ann School to close at school year’s end

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 22, 2021) – On Thursday, January 21, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced St. Ann School will close at the...

District 215 announces return to athletics

Information provided by Thornton Fractional High School District 215 LANSING, Ill. (January 22, 2021) – Thornton Fractional District 215 announced yesterday that students will soon...

Phillips Chevrolet presented with BBB Torch Award for Ethics

Information provided by Phillips Chevrolet LANSING, Ill. (January 24, 2021) – Phillips Chevrolet has been awarded the Better Business Bureau’s highest honor, the “Torch Award.”...

Financial concerns force Lansing Country Club to sell

Golf and sportsman's club sold for development, potential forest preserve By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 22, 2021) – After decades of golfing, fishing, hosting, and...

IL unemployment increased in December

Unemployment rate at 7.6 percent in December Information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 22, 2021) – The Illinois Department of...