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Good Neighbor Day Parade is one-of-a-kind

Unique to Lansing by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (April 28, 2018) - It’s exciting when your hometown has something that you don’t find in other places....

Record numbers turn out for Clean-up Day

Good publicity, good examples, and good weather inspire 360 volunteers to make a visible difference photos and text BY Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 28, 2018)...

Girl Scouts to hold indoor garage sale

Saturday, May 19, at Trinity Lutheran Church Hall information provided LANSING, Ill. (April 30, 2018) - The Girl Scouts of Lansing, Calumet City, Lynwood, Dolton, Riverdale,...

Why Lansing Public Library went fine-free, starting May 1

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 1, 2018) - As of May 1, 2018, the Lansing Public Library will no longer charge fines for overdue...

Illinois State Museum launches ‘Story of Illinois’ website

Stories bring Illinois heritage to life as part of Bicentennial celebration information provided by the Illinois State Museum SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 23, 2018) – The Illinois...

Lansing’s littering laws

A summary of the ordinances intended to keep our community beautiful by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 24, 2018) - With Community Clean-up Day fast approaching...

LBWA military coupon program has depleted postage fund

Donations keep the program going by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 19, 2018) - The Lansing Business Women's Association has been collecting coupons since 2010. They...

Railroad Quiet Zones still in process

Permits in place; implementation dependent on weather by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 22, 2018) - As reported last November, Lansing's Railroad Quiet Zone project that...

Is litter in Lansing worse this year?

Maybe, but Clerk Payne says it's still possible to make a difference by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 14, 2018) - Lansing's Community Clean-up Day (April...

IDOT, ISP urge motorcyclists to ‘Ride Smart’

Safety should be first priority in spring riding season information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Police SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 2018)...

TF South’s April Students of the Month

Lansing Rotary Club honors Shemill Hickmon and Megan Dougherty information provided by TF South LANSING, Ill. (April 13, 2018) - At the Friday, April 13, 2018,...

Volunteers still needed for Lansing Cleanup Day on April 28

by Matthew Splant LANSING, Ill. (April 17, 2018) – The Village is still in need of volunteers for the 2018 Lansing Cleanup Day on April...

What does the Youth Center do?

Understanding Lansing by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (April 2018) – So far, the Understanding Lansing series has introduced readers to the overview of Lansing’s government...

LARC welcomes Mayor Eidam

Personal donation leads to interpersonal connections by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 16, 2018) – At a March 28 meeting in the LARC conference room, Mayor...

Rare 1846 men’s shirt donated to the Illinois State Museum

information provided by the Illinois State Museum SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 9, 2018) – The Illinois State Museum received a recent donation of a man’s dress...