A year of firsts

2018 in Lansing, Illinois by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 2019) – The Lansing Journal published 1,074 articles in 2018, averaging 89.5 stories each month. Our least prolific month (July, for some reason) saw 64 stories published; our busiest month (September) boasted 113. All those articles were “Lansing news” —they were stories that happened in … Read more

Lansing resident’s nonprofit to host Truth and Reconciliation Summit

Monday, January 21, 2019, 8:00am–4:30pm information provided by the Darren B. Easterling Center for Restorative Practices CHICAGO, Ill. (January 5, 2019) – On Monday, January 21, 2019, the Darren B. Easterling Center for Restorative Practices (The Center) will host its second Truth and Reconciliation Summit from 8:00am to 4:30pm in the Skyline Conference Room of … Read more

Heightened holiday enforcement aims to save lives

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 21, 2018) — The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police and nearly 200 local law enforcement agencies are coming together for the annual holiday “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign to keep alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers off the road. December 20 through … Read more

Legion Riders present checks to Lansing Police and Fire Departments

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 30, 2019) – The Mayor’s Report at the November 20 Village Board meeting focused on a special presentation from the American Legion Riders. Nick Grigutis, President of the Legion Riders, expressed appreciation for the availability and willingness of the Lansing Police and Fire Departments to help honor Lansing veterans. … Read more

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