Plenty of fun, safe ways to celebrate Halloween in Lansing

Your guide to trunk-or-treating and more by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (October 1, 2019) – A Haunted Hallway? Costume Breakfast? Halloween Parade? Trunk-or-Treat Church Event? When it comes to Halloween, it’s almost scary just how many choices Lansing has to offer! Halloween enthusiasts will appreciate all the community and church events scheduled this year. Published … Read more

Halloween Land opens for business in The Landings shopping center

New Lansing location is ready for the holiday—and looking to hire employees they can retain year round by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (September 20, 2019) – Every September Halloween stores pop up in strip malls throughout the country, reminding us that the popular October 31st holiday—Halloween—is soon approaching. Halloween retail spending in the U.S. last … Read more

Nicor launches Meter Modernization Program in Lansing

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (July 24, 2019) – Nicor Gas representatives spoke at the July 16 Village Board meeting to explain their current Meter Modernization Program and to share important information for Lansing’s Nicor customers. New technology for timely, accurate billing The Meter Modernization Program involves installing small, two-way communication devices on the existing … Read more

Lansing family holds birthday party in Oak Glen Cemetery

Diekelman family

“Lest we forget”—Happy Birthday, Uncle Ervie by Jennifer Yos Note: An earlier version of this story included incomplete information about the Diekelman family’s history in Lansing. We are grateful to readers who made us aware of the Diekelmans’ role in Thornton history, prompting us to get more information from the family. LANSING, Ill. (July 19, … Read more

Volunteers continue showing Love for Lansing

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (June 25, 2019) – Love for Lansing volunteers Red Murrin and Trustee Jerry Zeldenrust take advantage of a sunny Tuesday afternoon to work on rebuilding a Lansing resident’s side porch. Love for Lansing is a ministry of First Church PCA that helps Lansing residents with yard clean-up and other projects. … Read more