Flag burning on Flag Day

American Legion to demonstrate proper flag retirement at June 14 ceremony by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (May 23, 2019) – The American Legion plans to host a flag-retirement ceremony on June 14, the first such event in Lansing in the last 10 years. The ceremony, which takes place on Flag Day, will occur at 7pm … Read more

Construction suspended, lanes reopening where possible for Memorial Day travel

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 23, 2019) — The Illinois Department of Transportation will be reopening lanes where possible for the Memorial Day weekend to minimize travel disruption. Non-emergency roadwork will be suspended from 3:00pm Friday, May 24, to 11:59pm Monday, May 27. The following lane closures will remain … Read more

Lansing included in Community Stabilization Grants from IHDA

$250,000 granted through Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Program (APP) information provided by the Illinois Housing Development Authority CHICAGO, Ill. (May 20, 2019) – On May 17, the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) Board of Directors awarded funds to a 62 municipalities, counties, and land banks across Illinois to help spur community redevelopment through the … Read more