Thank You, Lansing Veterans

Community Photography for the November 1, 2017, print issue of The Lansing Journal The assignment Send us photos of Lansing veterans. The response Many of our photos came from contributors who were working on special stories for the special veterans pull-out section of the newspaper. We gathered those photos as well as the Community Photography … Read more

Holiday season begins for Friends of Lansing Public Library

LANSING, Ill. (November 2017) – Friends of Lansing Public Library is a nonprofit community organization made up of local volunteers who raise money to purchase materials and equipment beyond the library’s budget. Recent projects completed by Friends include new landscaping for the renovated library, and the portable stage used for library programs and concerts. Holiday … Read more

TF South club offers a “Taste of the Holidays”

LANSING, Ill. (November 4, 2017) – The purpose of TF South’s Cultural Exploration Club is to “provide all students with an opportunity to learn about other cultures which are represented within our school and society.” The club’s December 1 “Taste of the Holidays” is one such opportunity, and the broader community is invited to participate. … Read more

Lansing gets a dog park

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At last by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 24, 2017) – Dog lovers throughout Lansing have been requesting a dog park for years, and 2018 will be the year their wishes come true. At the October 16 Park Board meeting, the Lan-Oak Park District released a preliminary artist’s rendering of a proposed dog park that … Read more

Festival of Lights opens Monday, November 27

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 1, 2017) – The Lansing Historical Museum’s “Festival of Lights” has become a Christmas-season tradition in Lansing, Illinois. Opening November 27 and running through January 6, 2018, the exhibit will include 30 Christmas trees from around the world, along with displays, costumes, nativity scenes, Santas, recipes, and explanations of … Read more

Illiana presents Fall Play

information provided by Illiana Christian High School On November 2, 3, and 4, the Illiana Drama Department will present Emma, Jane Austen’s romantic comedy about the mischievous Emma Woodhouse, who plays matchmaker of Highbury to comically disastrous effect before all is set right in the end. Tickets are $8.00 and are available to the general … Read more