Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 09/04/18

All residents are welcome to attend Committee of the Whole meetings and Village Board meetings. The meetings typically begin at 7:00pm on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Municipal Court Complex (Lansing Police Department), 2710 170th Street. Knowing what’s coming The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular … Read more

Lansing’s Fire Chief Ken Verkaik retires after 31 years of service

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (August 29, 2018) – What began simply as a thought that maybe on-call firefighting could be “something fun to do after work” ended up turning into a 31-year career—“the best career in the world!”—for Lansing’s Fire Chief Ken Verkaik, who retires September 4 after serving 31 years with the Lansing … Read more

Obituary: Michael A. Ziak

June 26, 1952 – August 30, 2018 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Michael “Mike” A. Ziak, age 66 of Lansing, IL, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years: Sandra (nee Kroma); five daughters and their families: Rebecca (Steven) Ziak Gonzales, their children: Mason and … Read more

Illinois EPA authorizes use of closed landfill for solar project

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 27, 2018) – Illinois EPA Director Alec Messina announced the issuance of a supplemental permit allowing for the installation and operation of a 2.43 megawatt ground mounted community solar array system atop Zion Municipal Landfill 2, a closed municipal solid waste landfill. This is … Read more

IDOT reopening lanes where possible for Labor Day

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 28, 2018) — The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced the reopening of lanes where possible for the Labor Day holiday to minimize travel disruption. Non-emergency work will be suspended from 3:00pm Friday, August 31, through 12:01am Tuesday, September 4, when construction will resume. … Read more