Forest Preserves of Cook County hosts 5 guided nature walks to celebrate 25 Illinois Nature Preserves

information provided by the Forest Preserves of Cook County BURNHAM, Ill. (October 23, 2019) – In honor of the dedication of the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s 25th nature preserve, the public is invited to attend guided walks at five of the Forest Preserves’ Illinois Nature Preserves. Busse Forest Nature Preserve is one of the … Read more

‘People and adventure’: A peek into the world of beard and moustache competitions

Bewhiskered celebrities include Lansing in promotional tour by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (October 23, 2019) – Walking down Ridge Road on a Monday morning isn’t usually a grand affair. But when you’re accompanied by a man with a curled, pointed, foot-wide moustache, heads are bound to turn. The owner of the moustache is MJ Johnson, … Read more

The Lansing Journal journeys: Santa Rita, Guam

submitted by Tina Funchion Keep those Journals journeying! The Lansing Journal Journeys is an ongoing feature that was honored for “acceptance by readers.” Going somewhere interesting? Show off your award-winning hometown newspaper and snap a photo! Email your photos to with the following three pieces of information: The names of any people in the … Read more

Pritzker Administration awards $20 Million to local organizations for the 2020 Census

Illinois provides largest census investment of any state to encourage 2020 Census participation; Lansing working toward at least 95 percent participation information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD/CHICAGO, Ill. (October 22, 2019) – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced the 30 local community and government organizations across … Read more