The Lansing Journal journeys: Nebraska and Colorado

submitted by Bert and Sandi Gangolf Bert and Sandi Gangolf traveled west last month, taking The Lansing Journal along and documenting their journey: 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! … Read more

Obituary: Mary Lou Adduci

November 25, 1928 – November 10, 2019 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Mary Lou Adduci (nee Hodor), age 90 of Lansing, IL, formerly of Roseland, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 10, 2019. She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years: Thomas; three children: Thomas (Diane) Adduci, Donald (Nancy) Adduci; and Luanne … Read more

Obituary: Judith Ann Veenstra

September 28, 1946 – November 8, 2019 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes Judith Ann Veenstra, nee Johnson, age 73, late of Lansing, IL, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, November 8, 2019. Beloved wife of Rev. Gerrit Veenstra. Loving mother of Jeff (Rebecca) Veenstra, Amy Veenstra, Ron (Melissa) Veenstra, and … Read more

South Holland Players to present Settling South Holland

Saturday, November 16, 1:00pm information provided SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 9, 2019) – Settling South Holland is a play written by nationally known playwright Acie Cargill about the first settlers—the DeJongs, Gouwens, Ankers, Paarlbergs, and others—in what is now South Holland. In honor of the 125th anniversary of the establishment of of the Town of … Read more

Wheelchair Basketball Association Championships recognized as Champion of Economic Impact

information provided by Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LANSING, Ill. (November 9, 2019) – The 2019 Toyota USA National Juniors & Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Association Championships has been recognized as a Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management. The tournament was recognized in the Innovations in Sports Tourism category. The … Read more