Native American life in Lansing, Illinois

Native American

Lansing Historical Society hosts Les Marszalek, Native American Archeologist by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 14, 2017) – The public is invited to hear Les Marszalek—of the Chicago Archaeology Services Network—talk about recent archaeology finds in the Lansing area. He will use artifacts from this area to describe the daily life of Native Americans who … Read more

Resources for small businesses

Lansing Area Chamber members learn what the Small Business Administration can do for them by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 11, 2017) – Carole Harris is the Lead/Supervisory Economic Development Specialist for the Illinois District Office of the Small Business Administration. Her presentation—Programs, Services, and Partners to Help Your Business Succeed—served as an introduction to … Read more

Lansing Ace Hardware will see new products in Spring 2018

Partnership with The Grommet will bring unique products to do-it-yourselfers by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 11, 2017) – “Long a supplier to inventors, do-it-yourselfers and craftsmen and women, Ace Hardware has just acquired a majority stake in digitally-native The Grommet as it places bets on the burgeoning Maker Movement,” reports Pamela N. Danziger, a … Read more

Santa House update

Santa House update

“No dueling Santas,” clarifies Ken Reynolds by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 11, 2017) – “November 1 is our target date to be done with the building,” said Ken Reynolds, Director of Communications for the Village of Lansing. That date gives the Village and the volunteers involved nearly a month to address any last-minute details … Read more

TF South offers preschool

Preschool classes to begin October 24 information provided by District 215 LANSING, Ill. (October 10, 2017) – The Child Care Practicum classes at TF South High School will conduct a preschool for local area preschoolers. Preschool classes will begin October 24 and run through May 3. The entire program will cost $75.00. The preschoolers’ daily … Read more

Community Day for Diane Pranske

Diane Pranske

October 21, 2017, at Lansing Country Club by Melanie Jongsma Family and friends of Diane Pranske have organized a fundraising event that is also a celebration of community. Pranske suffered extensive injuries in a violent attack two years ago, but the theme of the various resulting fundraisers has always been “Love Wins.” The October 21 … Read more