Lansing CAP leader wins state award

information provided by the Civil Air Patrol LANSING, Ill. (March 20, 2019) – The IL Wing of the Civil Air Patrol recently announced their “Of the Year” Awards to individuals throughout the state who, with their units, have excelled and performed to the highest levels, supporting the wing and Civil Air Patrol. Fourteen individuals were … Read more

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Free tax prep assistance available throughout Illinois

information provided by the Illinois Department of Revenue SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 20, 2019) – Low-to-moderate income families and senior citizens needing assistance filing their 2018 income taxes can receive free help through several trusted programs across the State of Illinois. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and AARP Tax-Aide programs are providing free basic income tax … Read more

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Obituary: Mel G. MacFarlane

April 28, 1944 – March 18, 2019 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Mel G. MacFarlane age 74 of Lansing, IL, formerly of Roseland, passed away March 18, 2019. He is survived by his beloved wife Pat (nee Beireis) MacFarlane. Loving father of Tim MacFarlane and Carrie MacFarlane. Cherished grandfather of Nicholas. Mel was preceded … Read more

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The Lansing Journal journeys: London

submitted by Amy Todd Keep those Journals journeying! We love to see people reading Lansing news at home and abroad. Send us your photos of The Lansing Journal in unique places near or far—we publish them all online, and we fit as many as possible into our monthly print edition! Email photos to info@thelansingjournal.com. Subscribe … Read more

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IDNR reminds residents to leave young wildlife alone during breeding season

Found babies are not necessarily abandoned information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 19, 2019) – Spring is a busy breeding season for wildlife, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) reminds Illinois citizens not to bother or handle baby birds and other young wild animals. Wildlife biologists are … Read more

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2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens April 6

information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 11, 2019) – The 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, April 6, at 58 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state, with four new sites added for this spring. Baumann Lake in Cherry Valley, Weldon Springs Lake in DeWitt County, … Read more

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South Suburban College women’s volleyball team to host early Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 7 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 18, 2019) – The women’s volleyball team at South Suburban College will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 7, at 3:00pm in the SSC Fieldhouse. The event is open to the public and is free of charge for kids aged … Read more

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Honoring Illinois’ Fallen

United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, until Sunset on Thursday, March 21, 2019 The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor … Read more

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Lansing’s Early Voting team makes voting efficient, pleasant

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (March 18, 2019) – If you’re stressed about voting, Linda Powell, Carolyn Smith, and Sheller Washington can help. They are Equipment Managers who are serving as Election Judges during Early Voting in Lansing. Their goal is to make participating in democracy a pleasant experience for everyone. “They put a heck … Read more

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Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 3/19/19

LANSING, Ill. (March 18, 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—3/19/19 agenda (PDF) Committee of the Whole—3/19/19 agenda (PDF) Open invitation All residents are welcome to attend Committee … Read more

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