Obituary: Frank T. Kristin

June 07, 1949 – February 01, 2019 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Frank T. Kristin, age 69 of Lansing, IL, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019. He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years: Christine (nee Karbutowski); son: Kenneth Conrad Kristin; daughter: April (Tom) Kerkstra; and two grandchildren: Tyler and Anna … Read more

Understanding the Open Meetings Act

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 25, 2019) – “You guys can get together,” Attorney Erin Blake told the Human Relations Commission at their first business meeting, December 20, 2018. Blake was providing some training about the Open Meetings Act, and she was specifically responding to concerns expressed by some of the Commissioners. Most of … Read more

‘Late Start’ classes coming to South Suburban College February 11

Registration in process now information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 29, 2019) – Registration for the spring semester at South Suburban College is still in progress for a wide range of “Late Start” classes. Current and prospective students are encouraged to register soon for these 12-week courses, set to begin the … Read more

Obituary: Delores Joyce Tuscan

March 27, 1930 – January 30, 2019 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Delores Joyce Tuscan age 88 of Lansing, IL, passed away on January 30, 2019. Delores was born in Livingston, IL, on March 27, 1930, to the late Joseph and Mary (Maglich) Dragovich. She married her husband the late Raymond Lee Tuscan on … Read more

Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 2/5/19

LANSING, Ill. (February 2, 2019) – In order to keep Lansing residents and businesses informed about topics discussed and decisions made at meetings of the Village Board, The Lansing Journal posts agendas for upcoming meetings here: Village Board—2/5/19 agenda (PDF) Committee of the Whole—2/5/19 agenda (PDF) Open invitation All residents are welcome to attend Committee … Read more

Thornton Township’s MLK Day celebration keeps Dr. King’s legacy alive

by Ernst Lamothe SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (February 1, 2019) – More than 450 people attended Thornton Township’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The program, themed “Unleashing the Power of Peace,” took place at South Suburban College on Monday, January 21. “To me Dr. Martin Luther King will always be this courageous icon who fought … Read more

IDOT increases law enforcement details over Super Bowl weekend

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 1, 2019) – This Super Bowl Sunday, the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois State Police, and local law enforcement across the state are increasing details to enforce their “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” campaigns. “Before the game, … Read more

Obituary: Kathleen Gail Verrett

January 02, 1949 – January 26, 2019 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Kathleen Gail Verrett (nee Wurm) age 70 of Lansing, Illinois, formerly of South Holland, Illinois, passed away peacefully on January 26, 2019, after a long illness. She is survived by her loving children Shannon Cordero, Barry Cordero, and Kasey Verrett. Cherished grandmother … Read more