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Besse Shirt Lettering announces move to Schererville, IN

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 19, 2022) – Besse Shirt Lettering, currently located at 18058 Torrence Avenue in Lansing, has announced that it will...

Local businesswoman hosts conference for female entrepreneurs on $0.16 budget

Conference at Freedom Church drew women from around the country By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 1, 2022) – It wasn't until 2020 that Dominique Harness...

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana presents check to Sojourner Truth House in Gary

Information provided by Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana GARY, Ind. (January 1, 2022) – Last week, Matt Schuffert, President of Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana,...

‘So glad you heard our voices’ — neighbors thank Board after Paragon vote

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 23, 2021) – Several of the same neighbors who had attended the November 2 Village Board Committee of the...

Increase coming for Illinois minimum wage

Minimum wage up to $12 an hour on New Year’s Day information provided by the Illinois Department of Labor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 22, 2021) – The...

Now open: M Spot Fashions offers clothing for men of all sizes

By Quinton R. Arthur LANSING, Ill. (December 19, 2021) – M Spot Fashions celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting on Friday. The new...

‘This bullet was found in our roof’ — Residents and Village respond to violence near Torrence bar

Lan-Oak Liquors — known as "Torrence Tap" and "Buke's Place" — under curfew after multiple disturbances By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 17, 2021) – Residents...

Taco Bell seeks drive thru special use for future location on Torrence

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 10, 2021) – Taco Bell is eyeing a location on Torrence Avenue, and came before the Village Board Tuesday...

Kdulche Café cuts ribbon; pink storefront to serve Mexican-inspired food and treats

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (November 29, 2021) – Over a dozen people gathered Monday morning in front of a storefront that has drawn the...

Katie Rose Boutique opens in Munster

By Josh Bootsma MUNSTER, Ind. (November 26, 2021) – Opening this Saturday, Munster's newest women's fashion boutique will offer designer clothes for local women, just...

Unemployment payments no longer to come via debit card

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 22, 2021) – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) today that in...

Giving thanks: Thank you for all those ads!

And a thank-you to the people who express their frustration with them by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (November 22, 2021) - "I can't read the...

Santa returns to Ridge Animal Clinic for 2021 pet photos

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 20, 2021) - For 21 years, Ridge Animal Clinic has arranged pet photos with Santa — a free service...

Illinois unemployment falls slightly to 6% in October

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 18, 2021) – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced that the...

Waters Edge Garden & Pond settles into new home in Munster

By Karen Abbott-Trimuel MUNSTER, Ind. (November 10, 2021) – On Tuesday, November 9, Carolyn and Dave Scofield celebrated the new location of their business, Waters...