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

South Suburban College women’s volleyball team to host early Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 7 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 18, 2019) – The women’s volleyball team at South Suburban College will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 7, at 3:00pm in the SSC Fieldhouse. The event is open to the public and is free of charge for kids aged … 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

Roundball Classic championship celebrates community

Organizers Reynolds and Seymour present trophies, checks at Village Board meeting by Ashlee De Wit and Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (March 2019) – The Coolidge Cougars are the 10th annual Roundball Classic champions, defeating the Heritage Nationals by a score of 39–16 in the final game on Tuesday, February 26. Sally Reynolds and Rick Seymour, … 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

Scenes from the Friday night Roundball Classic games

photos and captions by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (February 25, 2019) – The tenth annual Roundball Classic began on Thursday, February 21, with fifth-grade boys basketball teams from Coolidge, Heritage, Lansing Christian, Oak Glen, Reavis, and St. Ann Schools competing. The tournament continued on Friday night and Saturday, and the championship game will be … Read more

Former Lansing swimmer achieves Indiana High School Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame

From Lansing Swim Organization, to St. Ann, to Bishop Noll, Berta (Fotschky) Rogers has record-setting swim career by Jennifer Florek HAMMOND, Ind. (February 15, 2019) – Berta (Fotschky) Rogers, who set multiple state swimming records during her time at Bishop Noll, has been selected for April induction into the Indiana High School Swimming and Diving … Read more