Severe Weather Preparedness Month provides opportunity for multiple notification options

information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 4, 2020) – In Illinois, roughly 20 percent of tornadoes occur at night. For a number of reasons, tornadoes that occur at night are twice as likely to result in fatalities. This is why the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and National Weather Service is … Read more

Lansing resident charged with Unlawful Possession of Cannabis

information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (March 4, 2020) – On February 28, at approximately 4:50am, the Lansing Police Department’s Tactical Unit, with the assistance of Lansing’s Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant on the residence at 2235 176th Place. Dalvin Kimmons, age 27 of Lansing, was taken into custody and … Read more

Obituary: Kimberly S. Blummer

October 05, 1957 – March 03, 2020 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes Kimberly S. Blummer, nee Eldridge, age 62, of Lansing, IL, went home to her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Roger Blummer. Loving mother of Brian (Stefanie) Blummer and David (Ashleigh) Blummer. Devoted grandmother of … Read more

Lincoln-Lansing Drainage District: Little known agency a big player in local flood control

by Bob Bong SAUK VILLAGE, Ill. (March 3, 2020) – In a few weeks, residents of Sauk Village, Lynwood, and parts of Lansing will receive a postcard in the mail asking for their annual assessment from the Lincoln-Lansing Drainage District. Many others, who have never heard of the Lincoln-Lansing Drainage District, will simply throw it … Read more

City Life Center offers business class for aspiring entrepreneurs

information provided by City Life Center GARY, Ind. (March 3, 2020) – A desire to see more entrepreneurs fulfill their business vision and flourish in Gary, Ind., has inspired the executive director of City Life Center to offer a business class. Ken Barry, who has a master’s of business administration, leads the eight-week entrepreneurship class … Read more