Applications now available for Minority Entrepreneurship Program

Rauner Administration program will be held in the Quad Cities, Champaign, and South Chicago regions information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (May 9, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced today that applications for the 2018 Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) program are now … Read more

Lansing Walmart offers free grocery pickup service

Service begins Thursday, April 5 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 4, 2018) – Yesterday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Walmart Supercenter in Lansing (17625 Torrence Ave) was a celebration of the new service the store now offers—Online Grocery Pickup. Shoppers can now visit, select their items, and choose the time they want to pick … Read more

Always in fashion


Fashionette has been dealing in ‘classy classics’ for 65 years 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. (March 2018) – Jackie Protsman describes her mother, Florence Aumick, as … Read more

Illinois surpasses old peak employment level

Unemployment rate dips in January information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security CHICAGO, Ill. (March 12, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate decreased by -0.1 percentage point to 4.8 percent in January, and nonfarm payrolls increased by +200 jobs over-the-month, based on preliminary data … Read more

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