The pool is open

Eisenhower Center pool

LANSING, Ill. (September 11, 2017) – After being closed for remodeling for a month, the pool at Eisenhower Fitness Center is now open again. The 25-yard lap pool was emptied, cleaned, blasted, and repainted. On Monday, September 11, it reopened again. Family swim times for September–May are: Fridays: 7:00–9:00pm Saturdays: 1:00–3:00pm Sundays: 1:00–3:00pm The Lan-Oak … Read more

The Lansing Journal: serving Lansing’s diverse community

The Lansing Journal

New partnership launches The Lansing Journal to meet local needs SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 – “We have reduced coverage in Illinois significantly,” said a managing editor from the Northwest Indiana Times in a March 2017 email. “Due to resources and limited space in print, [we’re] keeping stories generally to larger issues.” This email might be considered … Read more

Eclipsing Lansing

Community Photography for the September 13, 2017, print issue of The Lansing Journal The assignment Send us photos or selfies of your experience with the August 21 solar eclipse. The response LANSING, Ill. (August 21) – Not everyone traveled to Carbondale, Illinois, to view the August 21 solar eclipse. Lansing residents didn’t let overcast skies … Read more

Human Relations Commission

Mayor’s office expects to finalize selections by year end by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (August 31) – Mayor Patty Eidam and her staff are in the process of putting together a Human Relations Commission, a campaign promise that was accelerated at the recent Community Meeting to address police/community relations. The Community Meeting was part … Read more

ALDI remodels Lansing, Illinois, location

ALDI Lansing, Illinois

Hundreds attend Grand Reopening LANSING, Ill. (August 31, 2017) – By 8:00am, dozens of people were lined up outside the newly remodeled ALDI on Ridge and Wentworth. By 9:30am, the parking lot was full, the extension lot was full, and shoppers were parking in alleys and side streets. “We’re thrilled with the turnout!” said ALDI’s … Read more

Mexico comes to Lansing, Illinois

Mexico Lansing IL

Guadalajara’s Ballet Folklórico performs at Memorial Junior High School LANSING, Ill. (August 26, 2017) – A crowd of about 700 people from Lansing, Lynwood, Dyer, Schererville, and beyond filed into the auditorium at Memorial Junior High School for a two-hour performance—México en el Corazón—by Guadalajara’s Ballet Folklórico. The performance troupe is visiting the United States … Read more