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The Lansing Journal

New Year’s thoughts from The Lansing Journal LANSING, Ill. (December 31, 2017) – This is the 222nd article we have posted since launching this community newspaper in early September 2017. In the process of researching and writing all those stories, we’ve learned new things and built new relationships. We’ve had the opportunity to share stories … Read more

Illinois employment info

Manufacturing and construction see gains; government and finance see declines; thousands of jobs posted to IllinoisJoblink.com information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security CHICAGO, Ill. (December 21, 2017) – In November, the three industry sectors with the largest gains in employment were: Professional and Business Services (+6,300) Manufacturing (+2,200) Construction (+2,100) The three … Read more

Ring in the New Year Safely: Keep the Celebration off the Road

Impaired driving and seat belt patrols planned for New Year’s weekend information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 28, 2017) – The Illinois Department of Transportation, along with state and local law enforcement, wants to ring in 2018 with zero alcohol- and drug-related crashes on Illinois roads. As part of the … Read more

‘A Christmas Story’ exhibit continues at Indiana Welcome Center

A Christmas Story Comes Home runs through January 7, 2018 information provided by the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority HAMMOND, Ind. (November 21, 2017) – The Indiana Welcome Center’s annual exhibit, A Christmas Story Comes Home, kicked off with “A Major Event” and a pop-up Holiday Market on December 2. Though the event is … Read more

Taltree Arboretum and Purdue University Northwest announce partnership

Purdue will assume operations of Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in early 2018 Information provided by Purdue University Northwest VALPARAISO, Ind. (December 20, 2017) – Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Foundation’s Board of Directors; Damien and Rita Gabis (founders of Taltree); and Purdue University Northwest today announced a unique partnership. The Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Foundation and … Read more

Curtis Granderson to speak at First United Methodist Church

Curtis Granderson

Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 6:00pm information provided by First United Methodist Church LANSING, Ill. (December 26, 2017) – Professional baseball player and TF South alum Curtis Granderson will return to Lansing on Saturday, January 6. He will be speaking at the First United Methodist Church at 18420 Burnham Avenue, and the public is invited. … Read more

Lansing thrift stores bring goodwill to area residents

by Patricia Muhammad LANSING, Ill. (December 23, 2017) – People from all races and economic backgrounds shop at thrift stores, but many don’t realize the charitable work that thrift stores in the Lansing area are doing to help residents. Goodwill—getting people back to work Guy Fisher, Vice President for Mission Advancement for the Northwest Indiana … Read more

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