Mexico comes to Lansing, Illinois

Mexico Lansing Illinois

LANSING, Ill. (August 26, 2017) – A crowd of about 700 people from Lansing, Lynwood, Dyer, Schererville, and beyond filed into the auditorium at Memorial Junior High School for a two-hour performance—México en el Corazón—by Guadalajara’s Ballet Folklórico. The performance troupe is visiting the United States as part of a collaboration with NAIMA (North American … Read more

Family, Fun, and Fireworks—a special Lansing, Ill, event by LACE

LANSING, Ill. (posted August 2017) – “You can’t replace AutumnFest. This is not an AutumnFest replacement,” said Jean McCall and Debbie Waitekus at the planning meeting for the September 9 “Family, Fun, & Fireworks” event. McCall and Waitekus are on the Board of LACE—the Lansing Association for Community Events—whose annual AutumnFest quickly became a popular … Read more

Thornton Township shares property tax appeal tips in Lansing

LANSING, Ill. (August 22, 2017) – “We have not had this many people in the library since the planes were here!” said Library Director Debbie Albrecht, referring to the 2006 Tri Motors “In Plane View” project. Albrecht and other Lansing Public Library staff had set up chairs and tables to accommodate the approximately 150 people … Read more

Lansing residents, police, and government discuss solutions

LANSING, Ill. (August 16, 2017) – An estimated 125 people gathered in the auditorium of T. F. South High School for a Community Meeting to discuss police/community relations in Lansing. Alongside The Lansing Journal, media coverage was provided by Fox 32, WGN, the Northwest Indiana Times, and LNN. The meeting was part of a series … Read more