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

History Plaza nears completion

Lansing, Illinois, celebrates past with an eye toward the future by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 2017) – While the construction and plantings at the southwest corner of Ridge Road and Burnham Avenue are visually appealing, Lansing’s new History Plaza also serves a forward-thinking purpose—by improving the entry into the Ridge Road business district, Lansing … Read more

Tennis court resurfacing at Rotary Park complete

tennis court resurfacing

SEPTEMBER 29 UPDATE: Nets up, courts in use Linda Koselke, Liz Daley, Sandy Stadler, and Mitzi Krucina took their doubles match to Rotary Park this morning to try out the newly resurfaced courts. Lan-Oak Park District installed the new nets on Tuesday. SEPTEMBER 25 UPDATE: Patching, painting, and striping now finished SEPTEMBER 23, 2017— Patching … Read more

Lansing students, residents get involved in hurricane relief

by Carrie Steinweg with Candace Barclay, TF South Journalism student Lansing, Ill. (September 2017) – Individuals across the country—including many in our own community—have joined to help those affected by areas devastated by the recent hurricanes in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. The Lansing Municipal Center became a drop-off point for donations of water, baby … Read more