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The Lansing Journal publishes news releases from state, county, and local officials who provide information that impacts local community life. The particular contributor of each post is indicated in the byline.

Sunday crosswords: Casual puzzles for August 7, 2022

Sunday crosswords provided by BestCrosswords.com LANSING, Ill. (August 6, 2022) - Click the bar above the crossword squares to select the puzzle you want to begin with. Then click any white square to begin playing. Puzzle provided by BestCrosswords.com https://www.bestcrosswords.com/syndication/web/casual/v1.js

The numbers behind baseball’s triple play

Publisher’s note: The Lansing Journal has partnered with Stacker.com to provide in-depth features that may be of interest to our readers. By Jared Beilby The numbers behind baseball's triple play Four innings into what was otherwise an unremarkable July game in 1990, the Minnesota Twins did the improbable by getting three Boston...

Paying to park at Munster’s Centennial Park

Local Voices Elvis Slaughter The people of Illinois have frequented the 200-acre Centennial Park since its popularity grew more during the pandemic. Therefore, Munster residents complained about the traffic from Illinois residents using the park. As a result, the Town of Munster decided to charge a parking fee to all non-residents. Munster...

Sunnybrook School District 171 Board Agenda 8/8/22

District 171 Board regular meeting - August 8, 6:30 p.m. LANSING, Ill. (August 6, 2022) – The August 8 meeting of the District 171 School Board begins at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will occur at Nathan Hale School, 19055 Burnham Avenue in Lansing. Agenda Call to Order Pledge of Allegiance Mission ...

Back to School tax holiday runs August 5 – 14 in Illinois

Information provided by the Governor's Office CHICAGO, Ill. (August 4, 2022) – Governor Pritzker joined lawmakers and stakeholders to encourage Illinois families to take advantage of the State’s Back to School tax holiday on August 5 through August 14. The 10-day sales tax holiday — the first for Illinois in...

Lessons from a former hoarder

Local Voices Connie Simon As little piles of stuff start collecting in the corners of the couch, closets, and then the room, I have to stop myself and say, NOT AGAIN! I find that "being busy" is no excuse for letting things get out of hand. It’s just too easy to "save...

Beverly Theatre Guild to host comedy night ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’ August 26–28

Information provided by the Beverly Theatre Guild CHICAGO, Ill. (August 2, 2022) – The Beverly Theatre Guild has announced its upcoming summer revue Make ‘Em Laugh on August 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m., and August 28 at 2 p.m., with performances at the Morgan Park Academy Arts Center Gallery...

Governor Pritzker issues Monkeypox Virus Public Health Emergency Declaration

Information from the Governor's Office and the CDC CHICAGO, Ill. (August 1, 2022) – Governor Pritzker issued a proclamation on August 1 declaring the monkeypox virus a public health emergency and declaring the state of Illinois a disaster area regarding the disease. The declaration, which applies to the entire state,...

Comedians George Lopez and Tracy Morgan coming to Hard Rock Live in fall

Information provided by Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana GARY, Ind. (August 1, 2022) – Two acclaimed comedians of television fame are stopping at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana's stage in the coming months: George Lopez and Tracy Morgan. George Lopez: September 29 Comedian George Lopez will bring his OMG Hi! Comedy Tour...

Gov. Pritzker Announces SBA Disaster Declaration Approval for Highland Park Shooting

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY STATE OF ILLINOIS HIGHLAND PARK, ILL. (July 31, 2022) – Governor JB Pritzker announced that the State’s request for a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster declaration has been granted for several counties in Northeast Illinois that were affected by the shooting at the Fourth of July...