Governor Rauner slashes filing costs for small businesses

SB 867 rolls back LLC fees in Lansing and throughout Illinois Information provided by State of Illinois CHICAGO, Ill. (December 20, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that substantially reduces startup, annual filing, and other fees for limited liability companies (LLCs), the organizational structure preferred by many of Illinois’ 1.2 million small businesses. … Read more

Illinois State Police prepare for holiday travel

State Troopers will strictly enforce DUI, Speeding, Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving Information provided by the Illinois State Police SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 20, 2017) – Illinois State Police Director Leo P. Schmitz is reminding motorists in Lansing and throughout Illinois to take the necessary safety precautions to prevent senseless tragedies during the upcoming Christmas and New … Read more

South Shore Arts exhibit honors Babe Ruth, Jonathan Toews, Michael Jordan, and more

For the Love of the Game

For the Love of the Game includes rare photos, signed baseballs, unique artwork Information and photos from South Shore Arts MUNSTER, Ind. (December 2017) – South Shore Arts—located within the Center for Visual and Performing Arts—is pleased to present For the Love of the Game: Major League Sports in Art & Memorabilia, a blockbuster exhibit … Read more

Ingalls Wound Center actively enrolling people for clinical trial

Information provided by Ingalls News HARVEY, Ill. (December 2017) – The Ingalls Wound Center is the first in Illinois to offer a clinical trial investigating the emerging treatment of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to heal chronic, non-healing wounds. Led by principal investigator Michael Romberg, M.D., general surgeon and wound care specialist, the study is examining the … Read more

IDOT partners with law enforcement to ensure safe holiday travel

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 18, 2017) – The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police, and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state are working together to ensure motorists drive sober and buckle up this holiday season. Beginning December 18 through January 2, more than 150 police and … Read more

Visitor restrictions in place due to flu

Franciscan Hospitals in Northwest Indiana announce safety measures information provided by Franciscan Health NORTHWEST, Ind. (December 2017) – Influenza activity has increased in our Northwest Indiana area. Franciscan Health hospitals in Dyer, Crown Point, Hammond and Munster have instituted visitor restrictions to ensure the safety of the patients, their families, and hospital staff. Visitor restrictions … Read more

Walmart expands in-store pickup, same-day pickup for holiday shoppers

information provided by Walmart LANSING, Ill. (December 8, 2017) – With just weeks left until Christmas and 84 percent of Americans still holiday shopping (according to internal Walmart data as of December 4, 2017), Walmart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, announced “amped up” in-store pickup for the final days leading up to Christmas. An expanded assortment … Read more

Bloom Township now filing Property Tax Appeals

Information provided by Bloom Township Assessor Nora Martinez-Gomez BLOOM TOWNSHIP, Ill. (December 12, 2017) – Bloom Township is now filing Property Tax Appeals with the Cook County Board of Review. Bloom Township Assessor Nora Martinez-Gomez will be filing accepting appeals until January 31, 2018. Bloom Township residents who are interested in filing a property tax … Read more