IDOT ready for pavement blowouts during heat wave

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 18, 2019) – With extreme heat dominating the forecast, the Illinois Department of Transportation cautioned motorists to be on the lookout for pavement buckling on roads throughout the state. “The hottest week of the year means the potential for pavement failures will increase,” said … Read more

Cook County Assessor’s Office seeks applicants for five managerial valuation positions

information provided by the Cook County Assessor’s Office CHICAGO, Ill. (July 18, 2019) – Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced that his office is seeking qualified applicants for five managerial positions in its valuations division. Two managers of commercial valuations, two mangers of residential valuations, and a manger of special properties positions were posted on … Read more

Obituary: Ethel M. Sikma

October 14, 1930 – July 16, 2019 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Ethel M. Sikma (nee Zeldenrust), age 88 of Lansing, IL, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019. She is survived by her daughters: Sharon (David) Pluard and Rosanne (David) Lorenz; grandchildren: Kelly and Keith (Courtney) Lorenz and Dustin Pluard; great-grandchildren: Rudy, Jacqueline, and … Read more

Gov. Pritzker appoints Melody Spann Cooper to Liquor Control Commission

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 16, 2019) – Pending confirmation by the Illinois Senate, Melody Spann Cooper will serve as Commissioner on the Illinois Liquor Control Commission. Since 1999, Spann Cooper has served as chairman of Midway Broadcasting Corporation, a best-in-class African-American owned media boutique whose properties include radio … Read more