Olympian tells H-F students make no small plans

The Flossmoor Village Board approved an ordinance Monday that would allow a recreational cannabis dispensary to operate within certain boundaries in the village, along with a 3-percent sales tax on cannabs sold there. Beginning Jan. 1, Illinois joins a growing number of states to legalize recreational cannabis, but municipal governments are able to regulate cannabis businesses or opt out of having them all together. The Flossmoor board voted in favor of allowing up to one dispensary at a time via special-use permit in two possible business districts (zoned B-3 or B-6), plus other restrictions . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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