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Ajia Harris

Ajia Harris
Ajia G. Harris is an up-and-coming journalist earning a degree in journalism with a minor in broadcasting from Western Illinois University. She enjoys examining history and how it relates to the present and future. She also enjoys all aspects of media, but no matter the format, telling and writing compelling, authentic, and relevant stories is what resonates with her.

Nine years and counting – Sand Ridge Nature Center continues tradition of Juneteenth celebrations

By Ajia Harris SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 22, 2022) – Local residents, elected officials, and others attended the ninth annual Juneteenth Celebration at Sand Ridge Nature Center in South Holland on Saturday, June 18. Juneteenth at Sand Ridge The ceremony kicked off with Cook County Board and Forest Preserve President Toni Preckwinkle,...

Lansing Historical Society to host 1920s-themed annual banquet

Reservations are open for May 16 banquet and costume contest at Kasey's Banquet Hall By Ajia Harris LANSING, Ill. (April 14, 2022) – Every year, the Lansing Historical Society hosts a banquet for its members and the community. This year’s banquet will be held on May 16 at Kasey's Banquet Hall...

South Suburban Bulldogs win regional basketball championship, move on to national stage

By Ajia Harris SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 10, 2022) – The South Suburban College Bulldogs continued their undefeated season with a 74-73 win over Waubonsee Community College on Saturday, March 5. The win earned South Suburban the National Junior College Athletics Association Region IV District 3 Championship.The team will now...

K-9 Officer Rico retires from the Lansing Police Department

By Ajia Harris LANSING, Ill. (January 17, 2022) – Officer Rico, the accomplished K-9 police dog that the Lansing Police Department grew to love, has retired.Officer Rico was only a year-and-a-half old when he arrived at the Lansing Police Department in early 2017, when he became a friend and partner...