Lansing Old Timers to award $2,000 in grants

One $1,000 grant and two $500 grants to three high school seniors by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 21, 2019) – The Lansing Old Timers—an umbrella organization that oversees a number of youth sports programs in Lansing, Illinois—will award grants to three college-bound high school seniors who have participated in a program for at least … Read more

2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens April 6

information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 11, 2019) – The 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, April 6, at 58 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state, with four new sites added for this spring. Baumann Lake in Cherry Valley, Weldon Springs Lake in DeWitt County, … Read more

Candidate info: Park Board Commissioners

About the position What they do The Park Board is primarily responsible for policy-making, but also works closely with Lan-Oak Park District Superintendents to maintain and enhance Lansing’s parks, bike path, Eisenhower Community Center, and Eisenhower Fitness Center, and to make programming and facilities available for use by residents and other community organizations. What they’re paid … Read more

Oak Glen elementary students raise $889.59 for American Heart Association

Hoops for Heart event teaches fun and raises funds information provided by Oak Glen Elementary School LANSING, Ill. (February 26, 2019) – On Friday, February 22, Oak Glen third-, fourth-, and fifth-graders participated in Hoops for Heart, the American Heart Association fundraiser. This year’s event saw increased participation as well as increased funds—74 students raised … Read more