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USDA measuring nutrient management practices of Illinois farmers

Surveys mailed last month information provided by the United States Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 5, 2019) – Farmers should expect a survey in the...

Hungry for Hispanic cuisine?

Lansing has many options—from markets to sit-down eateries by Carrie Steinweg Note: This is the first of a two-part series highlighting Hispanic food establishments in Lansing,...

History and distillery come together at The Well

Oldest standing brewery in Illinois embraces its colorful past by Katie Arvia THORNTON, Ill. (January 31, 2019) - If you’re looking for a good drink,...

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...

SNAP benefits will continue through February during federal shutdown

But will be issued earlier than usual—on January 20 information provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services CHICAGO, Ill. (January 12, 2019) – February Supplemental...

16 years at the keyboards

Glenn Tallar entertains diners at Beggars Pizza by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (January 3, 2019) - In a building on Ridge Road that originated as a...

Expanding the market for ‘pesky but tasty’ Asian carp

New grant program available information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 23, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner announced today that companies...

Amelia Earhart haunts Lynnie Ques

Historic aviator makes her presence known by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (October 2018) - When Lynn Cartwright, better known as Lynnie Que, moved her BBQ restaurant...

Dutch Fest 2018 scheduled for Saturday

information provided by Elim Christian Services CRESTWOOD, Ill. (September 17, 2018) – The 23rd Annual Elim Dutch Festival begins at 7:30am this Saturday, September 22....

VanDerGriend’s Farm Stand to be included in Rachael Ray Show

Tuesday, September 18, 10:00am, on WGN-TV by Melanie Jongsma LYNWOOD, Ill. (September 15, 2018) - "Super exciting news," posted Scott VanDerGriend on the VanDerGriends Farm Stand...

Lansing resident receives $20,000 culinary scholarship

Elliott Moore Jr. one of six recipients awarded by US Foods Scholars program by Melanie Jongsma ROSEMONT, Ill. (August 14, 2018) – US Foods announced...

Dixie Kitchen to re-open at new location Tuesday

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (August 12, 2018) - Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop will be opening at its new location on Tuesday, August 14,...

Ace Pizza is open for business

Village officials welcome the Ocampo brothers to the Lansing business community by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 6, 2018) - A late-morning shower deterred some people...

Bottoms Up to celebrate 25 years

Saturday, July 28, starting at 2:00pm by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (July 27, 2018) - Bottoms Up will celebrate their 25th anniversary tomorrow with live...

VanDerGriend’s: Tomatoes, sweet corn, and more

VanDerGriend family's "Red Barn" farm stand has supplied local produce for more than six decades by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (June 27, 2018) - The next...