Lansing raises Illinois Bicentennial flag

Illinois bicentennial

LANSING, Ill. (December 4, 2017) – Governor Rauner invited municipalities throughout Illinois to participate in a 365-day celebration of Illinois’ bicentennial, beginning with a flag-raising ceremony today, featuring the Illinois Bicentennial Flag. Lansing staff members and elected officials gathered at noon to raise the flag and kick off the year-long observance of this state milestone. … Read more

Diversity encouraged in Citizen’s Police Academy

Citizen's Police Academy

Lt. Scott Bailey hopes for a variety of ages, races by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 29, 2017) – Since the early 2000s, the Lansing Police Department has offered a Citizen’s Police Academy for Lansing residents. Lt. Scott Bailey is organizing the program this year, with help from Sgt. Gabe Barajas. Bailey hopes the Citizen’s … Read more

Lansing to participate in Illinois Bicentennial

Illinois bicentennial

December 4, 2017, flag-raising ceremony begins year-long celebration information provided by the Office of Governor Bruce Rauner SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 8, 2017) – “The Bicentennial is a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to fall in love with Illinois all over again,” says Governor Bruce Rauner in a letter to Illinois counties and municipalities. The letter explains that December … Read more