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Lan-Oak Park District cuts the ribbon on its newest skate park

Glide Plaza skate park is designed for every skill level and includes a quarter pipe, grind rail, and a standard bowl to drop into...

Help scientific research by recording cicada sounds

For this year’s sound mapping project, you can get involved by recording and submitting cicada songs (and photos) using...

Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting – 5/20/24

The Lan-Oak Park District Board meets to discuss and make decisions regarding recreational parks and programs in Lansing. Agendas...

Wolf Lake Bi-State Wetlands, Wind, and Water Festival scheduled for May 25

A brief morning bike ride and an afternoon walk will be featured at the 24th annual Wolf Lake Bi-State Wetlands, Wind, and Water fest...

The cicadas are coming – We asked an entomologist about it

We talked to Dr. Derek Rosenberger, biology professor at Olivet Nazarene University, about the 17-year periodical cicadas that will soon...

Economic development is now the focus of Lansing Country Club property’s future

Early conversations have clarified the ways developers and the village want the former Lansing Country Club to "add value" to the community.

Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board and Decennial Committee meeting – 4/15/24

The Lan-Oak Park District Board meets to discuss and make decisions regarding recreational parks and programs in Lansing. Agendas...

Green Lake in Calumet City among lakes to be stocked with Rainbow Trout for fishing season

The Forest Preserves of Cook County has announced the 2024 spring inland trout fishing season, opening on Saturday, April 6...

Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board and Decennial Committee meeting – 3/18/24

The Lan-Oak Park District Board meets to discuss and make decisions regarding recreational parks and programs in Lansing. Agendas...

TF South alum ventured to the Arctic circle to witness the effects of climate change

Of all the places Podgorski has traveled to, the Arctic Tundra has captured her heart like no other place before...

Local Sierra Club to present ‘Electrify Your Home – (Partially) at the Government’s Expense’

Electrify Your Home - The Sauk-Calumet Group of the Sierra Club will be hosting “Electrify Your Home - (Partially) at the Government’s Expense” on Monday, March 11, at 7:15 p.m.

Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board and Decennial Committee meeting – 2/19/24

The Lan-Oak Park District Board meets to discuss and make decisions regarding recreational parks and programs in Lansing. Agendas...

Sand Ridge Nature Center, Beaubien Woods among forest preserves hosting winter volunteer days

Consider joining a volunteer workday to help our natural greenspaces thrive throughout the Calumet region...

Local Sierra Club to host ‘Plastic Earth’ documentary

Plastic Earth is a groundbreaking documentary that follows Janice Overbeck, a concerned mother, as she embarks on a journey to uncover...

Rescheduled agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting – 1/22/24

Rescheduled meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Eisenhower Center The January 15 Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting was cancelled due to the "winter chill...