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LARC golf outing planned for August 12

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 25, 2022) – LARC will host its annual golf outing on Friday, August 12 at Youche Country Club in...

A century of recreation – Calumet Memorial Park District to celebrate centennial with July 3 festival

By Josh Bootsma CALUMET CITY, Ill. (June 23, 2022) – Calumet City and the Village of Burnham's park district is celebrating its 100-year anniversary this...

South Holland neighborhood group hosts Juneteenth event for hundreds

By Reena Alsakaji SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 22, 2022) – The sounds of both music and chatter filled the air at the campus of Unity...

Nine years and counting – Sand Ridge Nature Center continues tradition of Juneteenth celebrations

By Ajia Harris SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 22, 2022) – Local residents, elected officials, and others attended the ninth annual Juneteenth Celebration at Sand Ridge...

Juneteenth parade and festival occurring at Pullman Porter Museum June 20

Information provided by C Whitt PR CHICAGO, Ill. (June 19, 2022) – The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum (NAPRPPM) will host its 10th...

IL passes bills expanding protection for sexual assault victims

Information provided by the Governor's Office CHICAGO, Ill. (June 16, 2022) – Governor JB Pritzker signed two bills Thursday aimed at making medical and legal...

South Holland’s Micah 6:8 group to hold first Juneteenth celebration

By Reena Alsakaji SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 15, 2022) – After holding two unity walks promoting social justice and racial equality in recent years, the...

Lansing Journal reporter Quinton Arthur named Maynard 200 Fellow

Fellowship given in the Media Entrepreneurship category, and will include training and mentorship By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 14, 2022) – Quinton R. Arthur, a...

Sand Ridge Nature Center to host ninth annual ‘Juneteenth Celebration’

Annual event to include history displays, interactive hikes Information provided by the Sand Ridge Nature Center SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 14, 2022) – The Sand Ridge...

Summer cruises into downtown Lansing in first Cruise Night of the season

By Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (June 13, 2022) – Summer in Lansing officially kicked off with the first Cruise Night of 2022. An annual Lansing...

‘Isn’t that illegal?’ – Fireworks questions and answers for Summer 2022

Do's and Don'ts for a safe and legal summer By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 12, 2022) – As anticipation for Fourth of July increases, so...

How gas prices have changed in Illinois in the last week

by STACKER Publisher’s note: The Lansing Journal has partnered with Stacker.com to provide in-depth features that may be of interest to our readers. The price of...

June 11: A Saturday of garage sales

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 7, 2022) – June 11 will be a Saturday of sales in Lansing. Garage sales, that is. Once a...

National Taekwondo competition comes to Highland, planned by Lansing’s Master El

By Karen Abbott-Trimuel LANSING, Ill. (June 7, 2022) – Master El is the founder and Master instructor of Universal Martial Arts Ministry, a not-for-profit, faith-based...

‘The Wall that Heals’ coming to Bloom Township in July

Mobile Vietnam War memorial's tour through Bloom Township starts in Lansing By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 6, 2022) – The Vietnam War Memorial in Washington...