IEMA, IESMA sponsor online weather alert radio contest in March

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 1, 2018) – As recent widespread flooding demonstrates, severe weather can happen any time of the year. To help people prepare for weather emergencies, IEMA and local emergency management agencies will be promoting Severe Weather Preparedness Month throughout March. “We want to make sure families have a plan in advance, just in … Read more

Mayor Eidam joins 37 neighboring communities to oppose Prevailing Wage Amendment

information provided by South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association CHICAGO, Ill. (March 1, 2018) – A public hearing about the Prevailing Wage Amendment drew at least 38 members of the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) to the Cook County Board of Commissioners’ Finance Committee meeting on March 1. The proposed Prevailing Wage Amendment … Read more

Illinois Governor’s Mansion renovation nearly complete

102 works of ‘Art in Illinois’ highlight renovated Mansion’s mission of history and education information provided by the Governor’s Mansion Association CHICAGO, Ill. (February 27, 2018) – After two years of an extensive privately-funded renovation, the Illinois Governor’s Mansion will reopen to the public on July 14, 2018, Illinois’ First Lady Diana Rauner announced today … Read more

Illinois honors Reverend Billy Graham

United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise to Sunset on Friday, March 2, 2018 Notice from the Office of the Governor The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from the President of the United States of America that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to … Read more

March 7 Open House plans take shape

Open House

The Lansing Journal invites community to meet-and-greet at Lansing Public Library by Melanie Jongsma, on behalf of The Lansing Journal LANSING, Ill. (February 26, 2018) – In the six short months since our first print issue was delivered to Lansing residents, we’ve learned a lot. And we look forward to continued learning with each day’s … Read more

Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau awards grants

United States Hockey League receives $5,000; Illinois Economic Development Association receives $3,129 information provided by Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LANSING, Ill. (February 20, 2018) – Lansing-based Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau recently awarded $8,129 to the United States Hockey League (USHL) and the Illinois Economic Development Association (IEDA) for the promotion of … Read more

Theatre at the Center adds March ‘Makeover’ Madness to Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

March 15 show includes dinner and pampering option information provided by BigSplashPR MUNSTER, Ind. (February 21, 2018) – Steel Magnolias, a hilarious and heart-warming play set in a Louisiana beauty shop, opens this week and runs through March 25. In keeping with the play’s message about the bonds of friendship and family, Theatre at The … Read more