Illinois deer hunting seasons preliminary harvest totals 153,048

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 28, 2020) – Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 153,048 deer during all 2019-20 archery and firearm seasons, which concluded Jan. 19, 2020. The total preliminary deer harvest for all seasons compares with a total harvest for all seasons of 151,709 deer in 2018-19. During the 2019-20 deer seasons, hunters … Read more

The Lansing Journal journeys: Hard Rock Hotel

submitted by Pam and Leanne Patlak Keep those Journals journeying! The Lansing Journal Journeys is an ongoing feature that was honored for “acceptance by readers.” Going somewhere interesting? Show off your award-winning hometown newspaper and snap a photo! Email your photos to with the following three pieces of information: The names of any people … Read more

IDFPR warns of phishing scam impersonating department official

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation CHICAGO, Ill. (January 24, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation is warning of a survey scam impersonating involvement from a Department official. Targets receive a text that appears to be from Capital One that says they must complete a banking … Read more

High school art exhibit & festival coming to South Suburban College

Information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill (January 23, 2020) – The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College will host its 24th annual Regional High School Art Student Exhibit from January 27th through the student art festival celebration on February 21, 2020. The exhibition includes 22 regional high school districts from Illinois and … Read more