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Underground Railroad history tour at Beaubien Woods scheduled for November 20

Information provided by the Little Calumet River Underground Railroad Project LANSING, Ill. (November 10, 2021) – The Little Calumet River Underground Railroad Project is "Hiking...

Operation Rising Spirit encourages notes to Illinois veterans

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 9, 2021) – The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) has been accepting...

Lansing Veterans Memorial ceremony focuses on preventing veteran suicide

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (November 8, 2021) – Following its usual tradition, the Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard held a Veterans Day Ceremony...

South Holland Library hosts Día de los Muertos celebration

By Landon Ford SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 7, 2021) – Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, already passed by on November 1...

Daylight Saving Time: A brief history of turning back the clock

By Landon Ford LANSING, Ill. (November 5, 2021) – Lansing residents are getting ready to change the hands of time, because Daylight Saving Time is...

Governors State to stage timely comedy ‘A Delightful Quarantine’ this weekend

UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. (November 3, 2021) – Tickets are still available for Governors State University Theatre and Performance Studies' fall 2021 production A Delightful...

Unity Christian Academy hosts work day at future location

By Landon Ford SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 1, 2021) – The horizon of relocation drew a bit closer for Unity Christian Academy on Saturday as...

Paragon Freight promises to be a good neighbor ahead of Village Board rezoning decision, but some residents aren’t so sure

Planning and Zoning Board voted against recommending rezoning request for trucking company in split vote By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 31, 2021) – On Tuesday,...

Fox Pointe trick-or-treat a sweet, spooky success

By Landon Ford LANSING, Ill. (October 31, 2021) — All Hallow’s afternoon at Fox Pointe was inundated with hundreds of families of trick-or-treaters. The costumed...

Burnham railroad crossing replacement to start November 8

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 28, 2021) – The railroad crossing at Burnham Avenue near Erfert Park is being replaced in the coming weeks,...

The Lansing Journal offers photo book to attract subscribers

Life in Lansing features 20 full-page photos and captions by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 28, 2021) - Though the Lansing Journal's list of email subscribers...

Lansing writer Carrie Steinweg publishes fourth kids book

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 26, 2021) – Lansing writer Carrie Steinweg has released a new book for children called So Many Ways to Say...

UPDATED – Lansing Halloween events: trunk-or-treats, costume parties, and more

The information below has been edited to reflect changes and cancellations due to weather and other conditions. By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 25, 2021) –...

Three Oak Glen School staffers ran Chicago Marathon to benefit others

By Noah Johnson LANSING, Ill. (October 20, 2021) – Three Oak Glen Elementary School staff members ran in the Chicago Marathon as part of an...

Lansing Halloween events: trunk-or-treats, costume parties, and more

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 19, 2021) – After some Halloween events were cancelled last year due to the pandemic, many local organizations are...