IEMA provides safety tips for storm survivors during extended power outages

More than 683,000 households in Illinois suffered power loss in Monday’s storms information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 13, 2020) – At the height of Monday’s storm, more than 683,000 customers were without power in Illinois. Due to the destructive straight-line winds associated with this storm, power lines, utility poles, … Read more

New school year at Bishop Noll Institute combines onsite and virtual learning

100-year-old institution offers a re-entry plan that brings faculty and students back to school in new ways Above: President Paul Mullaney welcomes the Bishop Noll Institute class of 2024 to its first day of school. (Photo provided) by Jennifer Florek HAMMOND, Ind. (August 13, 2020) – Bishop Noll Institute (BNI) officially began its 100th school … Read more

COVID-19 data and visuals published August 12, 2020

information gathered from the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Cook County Department of Public Health, and the Indiana State Department of Health LANSING, Ill. (August 12, 2020) – The Lansing Journal partners with HiGeorge to gather and present COVID-19 data from a variety of sources each day. Lansing The cumulative total of reported COVID-19 … Read more

Agenda: Human Relations Commission meeting – 8/13/20

6:00pm, at the Lansing Municipal Court Complex (not the library) Please note that, due to COVID-19, the Human Relations Commission will be temporarily meeting at the Courthouse within the Lansing Police Department, 2710 170th Street in Lansing, Illinois. This will remain in effect throughout Stage 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. All residents are welcome … Read more

Illinois Fuel and Retail Association statement in response to Pritzker Administration mask rule

information provided by the Illinois Fuel and Retail Association SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 12, 2020) – The Illinois Fuel and Retail Association, representing the state’s gas stations and convenience stores, yesterday issued the following statement in response to the decision by a legislative panel not to block a rule requiring masks in public places. Doing business … Read more