Honoring Illinois’ Fallen

United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise on Saturday, November 24, 2018, until Sunset on Monday, November 26, 2018 Notice from the Office of the Governor The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to … Read more

Shooter surrenders peacefully to Lansing police

Call 708-895-7150 with further information regarding the incident information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (November 21, 2018) – On November 20, 2018, at approximately 4:12am, the Lansing Police Department responded to the area of Thornton-Lansing Road and Chappel Avenue for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located two male subjects … Read more

IDPH offers tips for safe holiday cooking

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 21, 2018) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 48 million people a year get sick from a foodborne illness, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die. Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D., says a … Read more

Obituary: L. Wayne Martin

February 7, 1939 – November 19, 2018 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes Wayne Martin of Lansing, IL, age 79, went home to his Lord and Savior on November 19, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Cornelia “Cora” Martin, nee Boersema. Dear father of Cindy (Brian) Yonkman, William (Ruth) Martin, and Michael (Michele) Martin. Proud … Read more

Obituary: Donald “Ducky” J. Stengel

January 11, 1942 – November 18, 2018 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Donald J. “Ducky” Stengel, age 76 of Lansing, IL, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018. He is survived by his three siblings: Patricia (Lloyd) Earl, Mary (late Edward) Rose, and Lawrence (Kathryn “Kitty”) Stengel; sister-in-law: Penelope; and numerous loving nieces and … Read more

‘A Visible Christmas’ returns to Living Word Church

Visible Music College’s holiday favorite event is back December 7 information provided by Visible Music College LANSING, Ill. (November 18, 2018) – Visible Music College is inviting the city of Chicago to kick off the holiday season with its students, faculty, and staff as it brings its annual favorite ‘A Visible Christmas’ back to Living … Read more

The Lansing Journal journeys: Lynnie Ques

submitted by Classic Keep those Journals journeying! We love to see Lansing residents at Lansing businesses with The Lansing Journal. Send us your photos of The Lansing Journal in unique places—we’ll publish as many as we can! Email photos to info@thelansingjournal.com. Subscribe, so you don’t miss out! You can receive Lansing news and photos via … Read more