TF South cheerleading team takes first place

Competitive Coed Cheerleading Team wins Oswego East competition information provided by TF South LANSING, Ill. (December 18, 2017) – Head Coach Jordan Martin shared the following information about her cheerleading team’s recent accomplishment: The competition was at Oswego East High School. We took first place out of six coed teams. It was our second competition … Read more

Governor Rauner slashes filing costs for small businesses

SB 867 rolls back LLC fees in Lansing and throughout Illinois Information provided by State of Illinois CHICAGO, Ill. (December 20, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that substantially reduces startup, annual filing, and other fees for limited liability companies (LLCs), the organizational structure preferred by many of Illinois’ 1.2 million small businesses. … Read more

Illinois State Police prepare for holiday travel

State Troopers will strictly enforce DUI, Speeding, Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving Information provided by the Illinois State Police SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 20, 2017) – Illinois State Police Director Leo P. Schmitz is reminding motorists in Lansing and throughout Illinois to take the necessary safety precautions to prevent senseless tragedies during the upcoming Christmas and New … Read more

Civil Air Patrol cadets participate in disaster drill

by Carrie Steinweg HAMMOND, Ind. (December 19, 2017 – Cadets from Lansing’s Thunder Composite Squadron 317 of the Civil Air Patrol recently participated in a District 1 Hospital Emergency Planning Committee (HEPC) Drill with the Indiana District 1 Homeland Security Task Force. The disaster drill took place in Hammond with parts of the Hammond Federal … Read more

South Shore Arts exhibit honors Babe Ruth, Jonathan Toews, Michael Jordan, and more

For the Love of the Game

For the Love of the Game includes rare photos, signed baseballs, unique artwork Information and photos from South Shore Arts MUNSTER, Ind. (December 2017) – South Shore Arts—located within the Center for Visual and Performing Arts—is pleased to present For the Love of the Game: Major League Sports in Art & Memorabilia, a blockbuster exhibit … Read more

Ingalls Wound Center actively enrolling people for clinical trial

Information provided by Ingalls News HARVEY, Ill. (December 2017) – The Ingalls Wound Center is the first in Illinois to offer a clinical trial investigating the emerging treatment of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to heal chronic, non-healing wounds. Led by principal investigator Michael Romberg, M.D., general surgeon and wound care specialist, the study is examining the … Read more

IDOT partners with law enforcement to ensure safe holiday travel

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 18, 2017) – The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police, and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state are working together to ensure motorists drive sober and buckle up this holiday season. Beginning December 18 through January 2, more than 150 police and … Read more