Schultz Insurance celebrates 95 years


Real estate, postal service, dry goods, and insurance—Lansing’s oldest family business is still insuring Lansing families by Carrie Steinweg This article is part of a series featuring businesses that have at least a 50-year history in Lansing. To submit a local business for consideration, email The Lansing Journal. LANSING, Ill. (January 23, 2018) – Family … Read more

Helping Our Minors Excel

Detective Wilson Pierce

Founded by Det. Wilson Pierce, HOME prepares students for life by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (January 2018) – Helping Our Minors Excel (HOME) has been working with Lansing youth for nearly a decade. Founded in 2008 by Detective Wilson Pierce of the Lansing Police Department, HOME provides Lansing youth with various workshops, community service projects, … Read more

Lansing, Illinois, Police Department hiring Probationary Police Officer

Applications available February 20 through March 17, 2018 information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (February 5, 2018) – The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Probationary Police Officer. The Lansing, Illinois, Police Department currently consists of 58 sworn officers. Starting salary for the position … Read more

Illiana bridge-building team competes in IIT competition

by Dominic Turkstra, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (February 2, 2018) – On January 23, Illiana’s bridge-building team competed in the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) regional competition. Juniors Sam Boonstra and Elizabeth DeYoung captured seventh- and eighth-place finishes. Mr. Arie Van Ek coached the team, which included seniors Derek VanProoyen and Gracie Bultema and … Read more

Rauner announces new initiatives for dealing with property tax corruption

state of the state

January 31 State of the State address promises a “push back” against assault on middle class information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 1, 2018) – “Our property tax system is a vicious form of oppression,” said Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner in his State of the State address on Wednesday. “It … Read more

Illiana photography students create ‘faceless portraits’

Faceless portrait

by Haleigh Olthof, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (January 2018) – At the end of the portrait unit during each semester of Ms. Deb Kamp’s photography class, students complete a “faceless portrait” assignment. This year, Christian Schools International (CSI) posted an article and a gallery of these portraits on its website. A CSI representative discovered … Read more