Lansing, do you haiku?

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 12, 2019) – Inspired by a special issue of “Morning Edition” on NPR, The Lansing Journal is inviting readers to tap into their inner poet and write some haiku. The structure You might remember haiku from grade school. It’s a Japanese form of poetry with a simple three-line structure—the … Read more

Illinois State Museum Society hosting two day trips on Illinois history

August 10: Lockport Gallery and Old Joliet Prison; September 14: New Philadelphia and Huck Finn Freedom Center information provided by the Illinois State Museum Society SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 11, 2019) – The Illinois State Museum Society this week announced two upcoming day trips that invite participants to explore the history and culture of Illinois by … Read more

State agencies prepare aggressive hiring effort to resolve Medicaid backlog

Accelerated frontline hiring initiative to build on efforts already underway to overcome delays information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGField, Ill. (July 9, 2019) – Advancing Governor Pritzker’s commitment to quality and affordable health care for all Illinoisans, key state agencies are taking aggressive action to fill vacancies and hire hundreds of frontline … Read more