WBDC opens new office in south suburbs

Richton Park location will provide additional resource to business owners information provided by the Women’s Business Development Center CHICAGO, Ill. (September 9, 2018) – Last week the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), a nationally recognized leader in the field of women’s economic development, announced the opening of its south suburban office in Richton Park, Illinois, … Read more

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I-55, Lake Shore Drive reconstruction competing for America’s top transportation project

Votes needed for online competition to net $10,000 for Special Olympics information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation CHICAGO, Ill. (September 6, 2018) — The Interstate 55/Lake Shore Drive interchange reconstruction is a finalist in an online competition to choose the country’s top transportation project and a chance to earn $10,000 for an Illinois-based … Read more

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Midwest Paintball Championship returns to Chicago Gaelic Park

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September 14–16, 2018 information provided by the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau OAK FOREST, Ill. (September 6, 2018) – The 2018 National X-Ball League (NXL) Midwest Paintball Championship comes to Chicago Gaelic Park ( 6119 147th St, Oak Forest, Illinois), September 14–16, 2018. Over 1,600 players will compete during this three-day tournament, including the … Read more

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TF South alum Ted Cable returns to speak about Traveling Through Illinois

Monday, September 24, 6:00pm, at Lansing Historical Society meeting by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 7, 2018) – As part of their celebration of the Illinois Bicentennial, the Lansing Historical Society has invited Dr. Ted Cable to share stories from his 2013 book, Traveling Through Illinois: Stories of I-55 Landmarks and Landscapes between Chicago and … Read more

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Highlights from the State of the Village address

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Lots of information by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 7, 2018) – Over 100 members of the Lansing community attended last night’s State of the Village presentation held at Lansing Public Library. Five representatives of Lansing’s government—Mayor Patty Eidam, Village Clerk Vivian Payne, Village Administrator Dan Podgorski, Police Chief Dennis Murrin, and Director of Communications … Read more

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‘Play ball!’—Lansing’s Jeff Schoettle umpires high-level Little League

by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 28, 2018) – Jeff Schoettle spends his days determining if adults are safe. In the evenings, he puts on a different uniform and does the same for kids. Construction safety officer by day, the 50-year-old Lansing native spends many of his spring and summer nights umpiring for Little League … Read more

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Boy Scouts to honor 9/11’s fallen

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 6, 2018) – The regular Tuesday meeting of Boy Scout Troop 276 falls on September 11 next week, so the troop will observe a memorial of America’s losses on September 11, 2001. The troop will meet in front the American Legion (18255 Grant Street) at … Read more

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Gov. Rauner proclaims September Preparedness Month in Illinois

Cites importance of simple planning, lifesaving skills to prepare for unexpected information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 6, 2018) — Governor Bruce Rauner today proclaimed September Preparedness Month in Illinois during closing ceremonies of the 2018 Illinois Emergency Management Agency Training Summit in Springfield, where the governor greeted a crowd … Read more

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