Resources for small businesses

Lansing Area Chamber members learn what the Small Business Administration can do for them by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 11, 2017) – Carole Harris is the Lead/Supervisory Economic Development Specialist for the Illinois District Office of the Small Business Administration. Her presentation—Programs, Services, and Partners to Help Your Business Succeed—served as an introduction to … Read more

Lansing Ace Hardware will see new products in Spring 2018

Partnership with The Grommet will bring unique products to do-it-yourselfers by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 11, 2017) – “Long a supplier to inventors, do-it-yourselfers and craftsmen and women, Ace Hardware has just acquired a majority stake in digitally-native The Grommet as it places bets on the burgeoning Maker Movement,” reports Pamela N. Danziger, a … Read more

History Plaza nears completion

Lansing, Illinois, celebrates past with an eye toward the future by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 2017) – While the construction and plantings at the southwest corner of Ridge Road and Burnham Avenue are visually appealing, Lansing’s new History Plaza also serves a forward-thinking purpose—by improving the entry into the Ridge Road business district, Lansing … Read more

Village Board meeting highlights – 9/19/17

Board meeting highlights

Basketball champs, giant checks, promotions, and more by Melanie Jongsma Village Board meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Municipal Court Complex, 2710 170th Street. The Committee of the Whole meeting begins at 7:00pm, and typically at that meeting items are brought up for review and discussion among … Read more

ALDI remodels Lansing, Illinois, location

ALDI Lansing, Illinois

Hundreds attend Grand Reopening LANSING, Ill. (August 31, 2017) – By 8:00am, dozens of people were lined up outside the newly remodeled ALDI on Ridge and Wentworth. By 9:30am, the parking lot was full, the extension lot was full, and shoppers were parking in alleys and side streets. “We’re thrilled with the turnout!” said ALDI’s … Read more