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Illinois announces year-long study of gambling, addiction

Study hoped to determine extent of gambling and addiction in IL and assess gaps in available treatment Information provided by the Illinois Department of Human...

Lansing trail hoped to connect Pennsy Greenway and Thorn Creek Trail

Engineering work to begin on 2.4-mile bike trail in south Lansing By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 19, 2020) – The Village of Lansing has received...

District 215 won’t play basketball despite IHSA opening door

IHSA acts against updated state guidelines, D215 won't participate By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 29, 2020) – High School District 215 will continue its moratorium...

Work continues on Calumet City riverwalk and canoe launch

By George Grenchik, with information from Calumet City CALUMET CITY, Ill. (October 28, 2020) – Work is underway to clear space for a canoe and...

IL releases winter sports guidelines amid pandemic

Updated guidance reflects risks of high-contact indoor sports as second wave spreads in IL Information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health CHICAGO, Ill. (October...

8th annual LOOP bike ride successfully navigates pandemic precautions

Nearly 120 cyclists participated in the ride that finished at the Lansing Airport By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (September 22, 2020) – If you would have...

Starved Rock State Park reopens some trails

Some trails remain closed and all of Matthiessen State Park is closed Information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources OGLESBY, Ill. (August 26, 2020)...

Chicago Southland CVB unveils “To a T” campaign to highlight attractions

Trails, trains, tunes, and taprooms are featured Information provided by the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LANSING, Ill. (August 24, 2020) – The Chicago Southland...

Upcoming WSRC shooting, field trial events cancelled

information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 13, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the...

Helmets and face masks required for Wolf Lake Labor Day Bike Ride

Registration deadline August 28 for ride on Monday, September 7, 8:30am information provided by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative HAMMOND, Ind. (August 11, 2020)...

Sometimes golf leads to poetry

Inspired by PGA Golf Tour participation, Lansing's Griffin Polley wins poetry contest by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 31, 2020) - As Carrie Steinweg reported last...

Gov. Pritzker announces COVID-19 safety guidelines for recreational sports

Guidance for youth and adult recreational sports takes effect August 15t information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (July 29, 2020) – Governor...

Dog park updates from the Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting

Two water-related items discussed July 20 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 22, 2020) - At the July 20 meeting of the Lan-Oak Park District Board,...

Bishop Noll selects 2012 grad Dodson as basketball coach

by Jennifer Pallay HAMMOND, Ind. (July 8, 2020) – John Dodson III, a member of the Bishop Noll Institute (BNI) 2011 state finalist basketball team...

World Wiffle® Ball Championship to return to Midlothian for 41st annual tournament

September 19–20 at Memorial Park by Katie Arvia MIDLOTHIAN, Ill. (July 7, 2020) – The World Wiffle® Ball Championship will make its return to Memorial Park...