Bloom Township hosts ‘Solid Gold’ senior lunch

Wednesday, February 21, at Lansing’s Serbian Social Center information provided by Bloom Township LANSING, Ill. (February 2, 2018) – Bloom Township Supervisor T.J. Somer and the Board of Trustees invite Lansing seniors to the 2018 Bloom Township Senior Community Lunch. Held monthly, the Bloom Township lunch serves seniors from 12 communities, including Lansing. The theme … Read more

Illiana’s first male cheerleader defies boundaries, gravity


Teammates welcome Christopher Bass to “the cheer family” by Beth Boonstra, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (January 2018) – Illiana’s newest up-and-coming cheerleader is a flexible jumper, a quick learner, and a trailblazer—Illiana’s first and only male cheerleader. Junior Christopher Bass may not wear a bow and glitter, but he cheers just as fiercely as … Read more

Invest in Kids compromise means more schools, students to participate

General Assembly should swiftly move cleanup information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 26, 2018) — A compromise negotiated this week has paved the way for more Illinois schools to participate in the Invest in Kids scholarship tax-credit program, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced today. The move leaves the General Assembly … Read more

IDOT and Illinois State Police encourage sober driving during Super Bowl weekend

Expect increased safety patrols, seatbelt enforcement zones, and roadside safety checks information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 1, 2018) – As America’s football fans gear up for one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year, the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are taking a timeout … Read more

IDPH says it’s not too late to get a flu shot

Vaccines available at both Lansing Walgreens information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 30, 2018) – The influenza activity level in Illinois remains widespread. The most recent report (click for details) from IDPH shows 1,032 influenza-related ICU admissions, 2 influenza-related pediatric deaths, and 285 influenza outbreaks. This report is updated … Read more