Alumnus, veteran assistant Erick Middleton to head football program at Marian Catholic

information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 4, 2018) – As Marian Catholic continues to rebuild its football program toward a consistent IHSA playoff contender, the Spartans will turn to one of their own to lead the charge. Class of 1998 alumnus Erick Middleton will serve as Marian Catholic’s ninth football … Read more

Governor Rauner designates May as Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Celebration honors six organizations for significant community contributions information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (May 3, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner proclaimed the month of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month. He designated this month as a celebration of the culture, traditions, history, and accomplishments of Asian Pacific … Read more

IDNR reminds residents to leave young wildlife alone

Found babies are not necessarily abandoned information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 5, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is reminding Illinois citizens to leave baby birds and wild animals alone. During the spring breeding season, well-meaning people may believe they are helping by taking possession … Read more

Lynwood hosts American Cornhole Organization Midwest Major


Friday and Saturday, May 25–26 information provided by Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LYNWOOD, Ill. (April 30, 2018) – Southland Center, A Ho-Chunk Nation Enterprise located in Lynwood, Illinois, is hosting the American Cornhole Organization (ACO), Midwest Major on Friday and Saturday, May 25–26. American Cornhole Organization is the governing body for the sport … Read more

Marian Catholic recognizes 91 students for academic success

Honorees include four Lansing residents information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (April 26) – Marian Catholic High School recognized 91 sophomores, juniors, and seniors—including four students from Lansing—at the school’s annual Academic Breakfast last week. Students honored have earned a grade point average of 4.0 or higher in all semesters at … Read more