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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.

Local Voices: A reminder to remember on MLK Day

by David Wilford “Remembrance!” When we reach a certain age that word “remembrance” takes on different meanings. Life, death, success, failure. They come at you from many directions. We remember childhood days, high school friends, first girlfriends, careers, life, death! Deep in December it’s nice to remember. BUT some memories can be unpleasant...

Frequently asked questions about COVID testing legitimacy

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 14, 2022) – A list of frequently asked questions regarding COVID testing legitimacy is below: Does the Illinois Department of Public Health regulate COVID-19 testing sites? Illinois law does not assign the Illinois Department of Public Health or any state...

School District 158 Board Agenda 1/19/22

District 158 Board regular meeting - January 19, 6 p.m. LANSING, Ill. (January 16, 2022) – The January 19 meeting of the District 158 School Board begins at 6 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Administration Center, 18300 Greenbay Avenue in Lansing. Guests should enter the building through Door...

Commission appointments, airport taxiways, fire and police proposals—Village Board Agenda 1/18/22

LANSING, Ill. (January 15, 2022) – The January 18 Lansing Village Board meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. with a regular Board meeting, which is directly followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting. Village Board meeting agenda (7 p.m.) Many of the items brought before the Village Board at this meeting...

Country music legend Clint Black coming to Hard Rock Live in Gary

Concert on March 18, tickets on sale Friday, January 18 Information provided by Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana GARY, Ind. (January 12, 2022) – Grammy Award-winning country star Clint Black will be the first country artist to perform at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana’s new music venue Hard Rock Live on...

IL Department on Aging seeks nominations for Senior Hall of Fame

Deadline is June 1, submissions are now being accepted in multiple categories Information provided by the Illinois Department on Aging SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) is now accepting nominations for the Senior Illinoisan Hall of Fame, open to adults age 65 and older who excel in the...

Thalea String Quartet to perform in Munster on January 25

Information provided by LIVE Onstage Inc. MUNSTER, Ind. – (January 10, 2022) – The Thalea String Quartet will bring their unique, stirring, emotional sounds to Munster High School Auditorium on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 7 p.m. Due to COVID restrictions there will be no single tickets available at the...

CANCELLED: Lan-Oak Park District Board January 17, 2022 meetings

LANSING, Ill. (January 10, 2022) – The Lan-Oak Park District has announced its regular board meeting and committee of the whole meeting scheduled for Monday, January 17 are cancelled. The Park District cited a "recent surge in COVID cases" as the cause for the cancellation. The Lan-Oak Park District typically meets...

Jovi Coffee and Beer special use, Quik Trip pole sign – Planning and Zoning agenda 1/12/22

LANSING, Ill. (January 9, 2022) – All residents are welcome to attend Planning and Zoning Board meetings. The Planning and Zoning Board meets as needed, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings typically begin...

Local Voices: COVID and testing — there’s got to be a better way

Local Voices Judy, Lansing resident I just watched your video on COVID testing and thought I would share my experience. First, my only symptoms on Monday night were a 101 fever and feeling totally zapped. For 15 minutes. The whole business came on and passed quickly. But I knew I had been exposed...