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TF South senior Fernando Lopez to attend Yale University on scholarship

Information provided by Thornton Fractional High School District 215 LANSING, Ill. (December 18, 2020) – TF South High School’s Fernando Lopez is headed to Yale...

Random acts of kindness in Lansing


Residents find ways to help others during pandemic
 by Carrie Steinweg 
LANSING, Ill. (November 25, 2020) - There’s an amazing thing about the human race: the...

Retiring Police Chief Dennis Murrin honored at Village Board meeting

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 17, 2020) – Police Chief Dennis Murrin was honored by the Village of Lansing Tuesday night in recognition of...

Future casino works with food bank to donate 400 turkeys to Gary residents

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana collaborates with Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to meet needs Information provided by Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana GARY, Ind. (December...

High School District 215 Board approves remote learning in third quarter

Opportunities for teachers and students to gradually return to school throughout semester By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 16, 2020) – Thornton Fractional High School District...

Collaborative food and toy drive planned Saturday, December 19

First United Methodist Church, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 15, 2020) – Charitable organization We Are Lansing is planning to...

CANCELLED: Human Relations Commission meeting, Thursday, Dec. 17

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 16, 2020) – The Lansing Human Relations Commission meeting scheduled for December 17 has been cancelled due to COVID-19...

Lansing Treasurer Arlette Frye announces retirement

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 15, 2020) – The Village of Lansing recognized Village Treasurer Arlette Frye on Tuesday night for her nine years...

Thornton Township offers free family holiday photos Dec. 18

By Ernst Lamothe Jr. Thornton Township is inviting the community to enjoy a unique holiday photo experience from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. this Friday,...

First COVID-19 vaccine shipment arrives in Illinois

Information provided by the Governor's Office PEORIA, Ill. (December 14, 2020) – On Monday, December 14, the State of Illinois received the first shipment of...

First COVID-19 vaccine shipment administered in Indiana

Information provided by the Indiana Department of Health INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 14, 2020) – The Indiana Department of Health announced Monday, December 14 that the...

District 215 to vote on third quarter learning plan Tuesday – Agenda

215 Superintendent recommends remote learning with a gradual return to campus throughout semester By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 14, 2020) – Thornton Fractional High School...

Ridge Animal Clinic hosts pets for COVID-friendly photos with Santa

COVID accommodations include reserved times and no owners inside By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 14, 2020) – Santa's annual visit to Ridge Animal Clinic wasn't...

Illinois launches Native American employment council

Developed to increase representation of Native Americans across State agencies Information provided by the Illinois Department of Central Management Services CHICAGO, Ill. (December 10, 2020) –...

Officer Adam Zieminski honored with funeral procession

Mourners and neighboring municipalities honor former Calumet City officer By Josh Bootsma and Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 13, 2020) – Burnham Avenue was travelled by...