Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 5/21/19

LANSING, Ill. (May 20, 2019) – Items for approval and discussion are included in the agendas posted below: Village Board—5/21/19 agenda (PDF) Committee of the Whole—5/21/19 agenda (PDF) The two meetings Primarily, Village Board meetings are for voting; Committee of the Whole meetings are for discussion. At each Village Board meeting, the Trustees are voting … Read more

Heritage Middle School honors excellent students

Heritage Middle School

information provided by Heritage Middle School LANSING, Ill. (May 19, 2019) – Each month, teachers at Heritage Middle School choose students to receive a Heritage Excellence Award. The award designates students who are role models in terms of: positive attitude character behavior scholarship attendance The Heritage Excellence Award winners for the months of February, March, … Read more

Lansing included in Community Stabilization Grants from IHDA

$250,000 granted through Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Program (APP) information provided by the Illinois Housing Development Authority CHICAGO, Ill. (May 20, 2019) – On May 17, the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) Board of Directors awarded funds to a 62 municipalities, counties, and land banks across Illinois to help spur community redevelopment through the … Read more

Memorial Day service scheduled for Sunday, May 26

information provided by LVMCHG LANSING, Ill. (May 19, 2019) – The Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard will honor deceased veterans from the Lansing community and our nation at their traditional Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, May 26, at 2:00pm. The ceremony will be held at the Lansing Veteran’s Memorial located at the southeast corner … Read more

Edge Adventure Parks host Salute to Service weekend

Saturday, May 25–Monday, May 27 information provided by Edge Adventure Parks CROWN POINT, Ind. (May 18, 2019) – All three Edge Adventure Parks are planning a special Memorial Day weekend that will benefit disabled American veterans. The parks will donate $1.00 from each ticket purchased for Saturday, May 25–Monday, May 27, to the Disabled American … Read more

State Fire Marshal honors fallen firefighters

Firefighters gather for the 26th Annual Illinois Fallen Firefighter Memorial and Fire Fighting Medal of Honor Awards information provided by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 16, 2019) – Firefighters from across the state gathered in Springfield on May 14 to remember fallen firefighters who have given their lives in … Read more

IDOC hosts Lieutenant Governor, Chance the Rapper for graduation ceremony

information provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections CREST HILL, Ill. (May 17, 2019) – Seven incarcerated men at the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) are college graduates after completing Northeastern University’s University Without Walls program at Stateville Correctional Center. Special guests Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton, Dr. Angela Davis, and Chance the Rapper attended Wednesday’s … Read more

Obituary: Paul DeBoer

May 26, 1937 – May 16, 2019 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes Paul DeBoer, age 81, of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 16, 2019. Devoted father of Dawn DeBoer-LaPole, Valerie (Jay) Gallatin, and Robin (Ed) Nilles. Proud grandpa of eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Lorraine (Cornelius “Butch”) Swieringa and … Read more