Coyote puppies tagged, health work-ups conducted in the Forest Preserves of Cook County

information provided by Cook County Forest Preserves COOK COUNTY, Ill. (June 2, 2018) – In addition to migrating birds and colorful wildflowers, springtime also means it is coyote puppy season in the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Each spring, wildlife biologists follow up on mother coyotes to locate dens and conduct health work-ups on the … Read more

Honoring Illinois’ Fallen

United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise, Saturday, June 2, 2018, until Sunset, Monday, June 4, 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 fly the … Read more

Volleyball Summer Camp coming to South Suburban College in June

June 25–29 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 30, 2018) – The South Suburban College Volleyball Program is now accepting registrations for summer camp June 25–29, 2018. The goal of the camp is to have fun while improving each camper’s fundamentals. Beginner Boys and Girls (age 3–8th grade) Camp Dates: Monday, … Read more

Governor Rauner takes clemency action

information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (May 29, 2018) — Governor Bruce Rauner granted 5 and denied 59 clemency petitions. This is the 25th set of petitions the governor has reviewed since taking office. Each person granted clemency has recently undergone a criminal background check through the Illinois State Police’s Law … Read more

Summer pet safety

information provided by North Central Veterinary Emergency Center HIGHLAND, Ind. (June 2, 2018) – Veterinarians at North Central Veterinary Emergency Center share the following safety tips to help keep pets safe during the summer months. Heat Stroke Summer heat can cause a variety of problems for pets. Observe them closely during the summer to ensure … Read more

Curtis Wayne Hunt gives farewell concert at Visible Music College

by Will Farlow LANSING, Ill. (May 20, 2018) – Four years ago, Curtis Wayne Hunt worked with the local community of Lansing to transform the 1890s building that once housed, at various times, Lansing’s Village Hall, the Lansing Police Department, the Building Department, and the Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce. The black and white building … Read more