New Year, new state laws

Illinois Department of Labor to enforce new laws in 2019 information provided by the Illinois Department of Labor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 30, 2018) — Effective January 1, 2019, the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) will enforce the following new state laws: Public Act 100-1094 (SB2999) Employer Reimbursements for Employee Expenses Summary: Amends the Wage Payment … Read more

IDNR reminds anglers to be safe when ice fishing this winter

Review life-saving safety measures before heading out on the ice information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 26, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) encourages potential ice fishers to review life-saving safety measures before heading out on the ice, drilling a hole, and dropping a line. “Outdoor … Read more

Marian Catholic High School hosts Warrior Wrestling 3

Legendary luchadores and other international wrestling stars to raise funds for scholarships information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (December 29, 2018) – Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, will welcome professional wrestling stars from around the world for Warrior Wrestling 3 on Saturday, January 5. The family-friendly wrestling event … Read more

Obituary: John T. Vandermolen

May 08, 1926 – December 15, 2018 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home John Vandermolen, age 92 of Lakeland, FL, formerly of Lansing, IL, went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday, December 15, 2018. He is survived by his three children: Carl (Jan) of Lansing, Diane (John) Bakker of Lakeland, FL, … Read more

Obituary: Alice Ridder Eenigenburg

August 7, 1925 – December 27, 2018 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes Alice Ridder Eenigenburg, nee Sytsma, age 93, of Munster, IN, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 27, 2018. Loving wife of 26 years of Harold Eenigenburg. Devoted mother of Sherrie (Dale) Keller; step-mother of Kathleen (Henry) Huitsing, Randall (Joanne) … Read more

Zero tolerance for DUI, speeding, and other offenses during New Year holiday

Additional patrols across the state now through January 2 information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 28, 2018) – “Last year, six people died on our roads over New Year’s, and four of those deaths were alcohol-related,” said Cynthia Watters, IDOT’s bureau chief of Safety Programs and Engineering. “It’s everyone’s responsibility … Read more

Obituary: Irene Gaffney

June 22, 1932 – December 10, 2018 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Irene Gaffney, 86, formerly from Batavia, IL, died peacefully on December 10, 2018, at Centennial Health Care Center in Greeley, CO. She was born on June 22, 1932, to Joel and Sheba (Sher) Greenberg in Philadelphia, PA. After graduating from high school, … Read more