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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.

Theatre at the Center announces 2018 Special Events

Performances announced in time for holiday gift-giving Information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (November 2017) - Theatre at the Center (TATC) has added all-new Special Events to the stage schedule in 2018. In addition to the season’s five Broadway titles, the new group of concerts and headline entertainment includes...

Cowardly, evil, lone-wolf terrorist?

Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by Richard Smits Saipov, the Islamic terrorist who mowed down walkers, joggers, and cyclists with a rental truck in New York City on October 31, 2017, was described in many media accounts as an evil, cowardly, lone-wolf terrorist. Cowardly? Hardly! He acted, convinced that he was being...

Burlington Coat Factory awards $1,000 to Lansing teacher

Illiana's Sharon Bultema uses gift to enhance her classroom by Haleigh Olthof, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) - Ms. Sharon Bultema, a Spanish and history teacher at Illiana, has received $1,000 to use in her classroom through a fundraiser by Burlington Coat Factory’s Lansing branch and AdoptAClassroom.org. Burlington Coat Factory...

Civil Air Patrol cadets return to give back

by Major Barb Buckner, Civil Air Patrol Public Affairs Officer LANSING, Ill. (October 19, 2017

) – On October 1, the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program celebrated its 75th year. Two local members shared their memories of being cadets and why they returned to help mentor a new generation. Barb Buckner of...

Fire Prevention Week at All God’s Children Preschool

Photos and information submitted by Jackie Kotecki LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) - This year, Fire Prevention Week is Sunday, October 8, through Saturday, October 14. In anticipation of the focus on fire safety, Lansing Firefighter/Paramedic Tim Kotecki made a visit to All God’s Children Preschool at First United Methodist Church...

Thank you from the Sulli family

Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by Cindy and Aldo Sulli and family Words alone cannot express the gratitude that my family and I have for the magnitude of support, both emotionally and financially, that has been extended to us from the most caring and kind-hearted individuals who have touched our lives...

TF South garden feeds students and community

District 215 farm-to-table program sees success by Jane Bokun, District 215 Communications Director LANSING, Ill. (October 5, 2017) - Culinary programs are becoming well known in community high schools, but TF South High School has taken food freshness to the next level. The school received funding from the Cook County Farm Bureau®...

GriefShare Group to meet in nearby Glenwood

by Laura Warfel GLENWOOD, Ill. (September 30, 2017) - Living Springs Community Church in Glenwood, Illinois, will host the internationally known GriefShare grief recovery seminar and support group, beginning Wednesday, October 11, 2017, and continuing through January 31, 2018. The group will meet weekly from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in...

“Cell phone pockets” help minimize distractions for Lansing high-schoolers

Illiana teachers introduce new cell phone policy this school year by Beth Boonstra, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (September 2017) - To remove the temptation that cell phones present to students, several English teachers at Lansing's Illiana Christian High School have started a new cell phone holder policy this school year....

Stand Up for Dreamers

Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by Dan Roels, pastor of New Hope Church Last week President Trump announced the phase-out of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the program that protected immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from being deported. Likewise, we know that the majority of Americans (some surveys...