IDOT and Illinois State Police encourage sober driving during Super Bowl weekend

Expect increased safety patrols, seatbelt enforcement zones, and roadside safety checks information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 1, 2018) – As America’s football fans gear up for one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year, the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are taking a timeout … Read more

Illiana’s January Athletes of the Month

Note: The Lansing Journal previously published Illiana’s December Athletes of the Month incorrectly as the January Athletes of the month. We have renamed and re-published that post under the correct headline: Illiana’s December Athletes of the Month. We apologize for the error. information provided by Illiana Christian High School Female Athlete of the Month: Grace … Read more

Lansing Roundball Classic to begin February 8

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Fifth-grade basketball tournament raises money, builds community by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 25, 2018) – For the ninth year, fifth-grade basketball players from six Lansing grade schools will dribble, pass, and shoot their way through a friendly competition with a broader meaning. The Lansing Roundball Classic tournament rewards athleticism, teaches teamwork, and builds community. … Read more

Illiana’s December Athletes of the Month

Note: This post was previously published incorrectly as Illiana’s January Athletes of the Month. We regret the error. The correct January Athletes information can be found here: Illiana’s January Athletes of the Month. information provided by Illiana Christian High School Male Athlete of the Month: Josh Harris Josh Harris transferred to Illiana the second semester … Read more

Curtis Granderson holds winter baseball camp in Lynwood, Illinois

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by Carrie Steinweg LYNWOOD, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – Major League outfielder and Lynwood native Curtis Granderson spent last Sunday morning at the Southland Center in Lynwood with 175 kids. They were there to work on baseball fundamentals at the indoor winter baseball clinic administered through Granderson’s Grand Kids Foundation. It’s the 11th year he’s … Read more

Taltree Arboretum and Purdue University Northwest announce partnership

Purdue will assume operations of Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in early 2018 Information provided by Purdue University Northwest VALPARAISO, Ind. (December 20, 2017) – Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Foundation’s Board of Directors; Damien and Rita Gabis (founders of Taltree); and Purdue University Northwest today announced a unique partnership. The Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Foundation and … Read more