Local history, local business: Class takes trip to Homewood Bat Company

by Ashlee De Wit HOMEWOOD, Ill. (May 10, 2019) — A parked yellow school bus rumbled in front of the former Illiana Christian High School building in Lansing, awaiting its students: a group of 40 adults, taking Jeff White’s five-week local history class. They’ve already been to Family Farms in Lynwood, Ill., visited a one-room … Read more

Scenes from the Friday night Roundball Classic games

photos and captions by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (February 25, 2019) – The tenth annual Roundball Classic began on Thursday, February 21, with fifth-grade boys basketball teams from Coolidge, Heritage, Lansing Christian, Oak Glen, Reavis, and St. Ann Schools competing. The tournament continued on Friday night and Saturday, and the championship game will be … Read more

Sure to be a hit: Winterhoff Park gets music-themed addition

by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (January 18, 2019) – If new park equipment is music to your ears, you will love the recent addition to Lansing’s Winterhoff Park. A xylophone, drums, and chimes have been installed next to the playground equipment in a feature called “Symphony at Winterhoff Park.” The Lan-Oak Park District decided … Read more