Illinois Department of Natural Resources seeking applicants for Illinois Conservation Police

Information provided the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 30, 2019) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is seeking applicants for the position of Conservation Police Officer Trainee. The Department is beginning the selection process with the written exam to be administered June 3, 2019 to June 6, 2019, and June … Read more

Illinois Department of Human Services lights skylines green to commemorate mental health awareness month

The cities of Chicago, Decatur, and Quincy light up green to raise awareness for mental health Information provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services CHICAGO, Ill. (May 6, 2019) – The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is raising awareness for mental health and partnering with providers and cities across the state for awareness … Read more

Obituary: Harvey Terpstra

December 19, 1930 – May 10, 2019 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes Harvey Terpstra, age 88, of Lansing, IL, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, May 10, 2019. Beloved husband of the late LaVergne Terpstra, nee Westerhoff. Loving father of Barbara Terpstra, Russell (Karen) Terpstra, and Janet (Jim) Bosma. … Read more

NAACP Chicago Far-South Suburban Branch announces 2019 freedom fund dinner

Sunday, May 19, 4pm Information provided by NAACP Chicago Far-South Suburban Branch HOMEWOOD, Ill. (April 24, 2019) – This year, NAACP Illinois State Conference President Teresa Haley is the Chicago Far-South Suburban Branch Annual Freedom Fund Dinner’s keynote speaker. The Branch, which also celebrates its 40th anniversary, will host this event on Sunday, May 19, … Read more

The Lansing Journal journeys: ECHO at the airport (and Lynnie Ques)

submitted by Maureen Grady-Perovich Keep those Journals journeying! There are lots of interesting places in Lansing where you could bring The Lansing Journal and snap a photo. Email photos to info@thelansingjournal.com. Include the following info: The names of any people in the photo Info about where the photo was taken The name of the person … Read more