September Students of the Month

September Students

Rotary Club honors TF South students At the Friday, September 15, 2017, Rotary Club of Lansing Luncheon, Kori Newberry and Trevor Greenwood were honored as September Students of the Month. Kori and Trevor are seniors at TF South High School. They were chosen for their accomplishments in the areas of leadership, academics, citizenship, and service. … Read more

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Free concerts at Visible Music College (Lansing, Illinois, location)

Visible Music College

Students and staff make it easy for Lansing to support the arts Photos by Lacy Blonn LANSING, Ill. (September 15, 2017) – Students and staff at the Lansing location of Visible Music College perform free concerts almost every Friday. The photos below are from their September 15 concert, the first of the semester. The next … Read more

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Understanding the Lansing Veterans Memorial

Lansing Veterans Memorial

Lansing Historical Society invites Tom Luberda to share Tom Luberda, the past President and Founder of the Lansing Veterans Memorial, is the Lansing Historical Society’s first guest of their new season. His presentation— “The Story of the Lansing Veterans Memorial” —is scheduled for Monday, September 25, at 6:00pm. Admission is free. The presentation will be … Read more

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Agenda: Village Board – 9/19/17

Village Board meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Municipal Court Complex, 2710 170th Street, following the Committee of the Whole meeting that begins at 7:00pm. Meetings are open to the public. Typically, at a Village Board meeting, the Trustees are voting on items that have been discussed … Read more

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Thornton Township celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Saturday, September 23, 10:30amThornton Township Hall Information provided by Ernst Lamothe Jr. SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 23, 2017) – The doors open at 10:00am, and the Human Relations Commission of Thornton Township is asking guests to “please be on time” for Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage celebration. The celebration is an opportunity to learn about Hispanic culture, … Read more

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Stand Up for Dreamers

Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by Dan Roels, pastor of New Hope Church Last week President Trump announced the phase-out of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the program that protected immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from being deported. Likewise, we know that the majority of Americans (some surveys show as many as … Read more

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Agenda: Committee of the Whole – 9/19/17

Committee of the Whole meetings are held at 7:00pm on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Municipal Court Complex, 2710 170th Street. Meetings are open to the public. Typically, a Committee of the Whole meeting is where discussion of items takes place prior to those items being voted on at an … Read more

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Van Laten Park updates include “StoryWalk”

StoryWalk Lansing IL

by Maureen Mason-Spatz LANSING, Ill. (August 2017) – Van Laten Park is located at 183rd Street and Holland Road, nestled south and east of the De Jong family farmland. What makes Van Laten Park unique is the “StoryWalk” feature that now incorporates the exercise path surrounding the park. The StoryWalk includes 20 reading stations where … Read more

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Pickleball comes to Lansing, Illinois

Pickleball Lansing IL

New courts at Lions Park attract regular players from throughout the region by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (September 2017) – At least three mornings a week, the bright blue and yellow pickleball courts at Lions Park in Lansing are full of friendly athletes—and they’re looking for more players to join them. The group used … Read more

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Lansing, Illinois, Police Department is hiring

Employment Opportunities posted information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (September 11, 2017) About the Lansing Police Department The Lansing, Illinois, Police Department consists of 55 sworn officers and 19 support personnel. The Command staff consists of the Chief of Police, two Deputy Chiefs, five Lieutenants, and seven Sergeants. The Patrol Division currently … Read more

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