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Local non-profit leader to speak before House Committee

Regarding Bill HB3340: Subminimum Wage Phase-Out information provided by New Star CRETE, Ill. (April 2, 2019) - Dan Strick, President/CEO of New Star, will be the...

Illinois kicks off major promotional effort

information provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity CHICAGO, Ill. (March 30, 2019) – In an effort to increase Illinois’ $40 billion...

Second annual Business Expo will showcase local organizations

April 12 Chamber event designed for residents as well as businesses, says Director Amy Todd by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (March 25, 2019) - Last April,...

Gus Bock book signing rekindles memories

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (March 16, 2019) - Author James Drury was at Lansing's Gus Bock Ace Hardware this afternoon, signing copies of his...

Forest Preserves of Cook County to host Career Fair March 2

information provided by the Forest Preserves of Cook County RIVER FOREST, Ill. (February 28, 2019) - The Forest Preserves of Cook County is hosting a...

Five things most people don’t know about the Lansing Area Chamber

by Melanie Jongsma 1. The Lansing Area Chamber is one of the largest and most active in the region. The Lansing Area Chamber has about 200...

Pritzker: ‘Time to celebrate’ signing of $15 minimum wage bill

First increase will take effect January 2020 by Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 21, 2019) – On Tuesday, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill to...

Gov. Pritzker applauds Senate passage of $15 minimum wage

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 12, 2019) — On February 7, following the Senate passage of SB 1, which...

Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau releases 2019 Visitors Guide

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 28, 2019) – Last week, the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau (CSCVB) announced the release of the...

Jump N’ Jam to move to Landings shopping area

Moving to Lansing will "take us to the next level," says owner By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 16, 2019) – Jump N’ Jam Playland, an...

ALDI gives last-minute notice for one-day hiring spree

Tuesday (tomorrow), January 15, 7:00am–5:00pm by Melanie Jongsma SOUTH CHICAGOLAND, Ill. (January 14, 2019) – "ALDI offers generous wages and benefits that are higher than the...

Lansing Area Chamber reveals plans for 2019 events

by Melanie Jongsma GLENWOOD, Ill. (January 10, 2019) - At yesterday's Lansing Area Chamber luncheon, the first of the new year, Chamber Director Amy Todd...

1099G forms out for those who received Unemployment Insurance

Electronic forms have been sent; paper forms to follow information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 10, 2019) – 1099G forms...

A year of firsts

2018 in Lansing, Illinois by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 2019) – The Lansing Journal published 1,074 articles in 2018, averaging 89.5 stories each month. Our...

Planning and Zoning Board recommends special use permit for new Lansing Cleaners sign

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 8, 2018) - At their December meeting, Lansing’s Planning and Zoning Board considered a request from Lansing Cleaners for...