Photos: A week of many voices

May 31–June 6 in Lansing, Illinois by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 6, 2020) – As quarantine restrictions began to ease and businesses began to reopen—with modifications—Sunday morning felt like a new beginning. But the mood shifted later in the day, and the rest of the week found people in Lansing and across the country … Read more

Gov. Pritzker adds five counties to state disaster proclamation

National Guard activated to protect against additional outbreaks of vandalism information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (June 4, 2020) – Governor JB Pritzker is adding five counties to the existing disaster proclamation to aid local jurisdictions in efforts to keep communities safe. The following counties are being added: Lake, Peoria, Rock … Read more

Gov. Pritzker issues disaster proclamation for nine counties in Illinois

Cook County included among the nine information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (June 1, 2020) – Illinois Governor JB Pritzker today signed a disaster proclamation for nine counties in Illinois to expedite the use of state resources, personnel, and equipment to help municipalities keep residents safe. The counties include: Champaign, Cook, … Read more