IEMA Encourages People to Have Plan for Communicating with Family Members, Friends during Emergencies SPRINGFIELD – When disaster strikes, your first instinct probably is to call loved ones to make sure they’re OK or let them know you’re safe. It’s likely everyone else affected by the emergency is thinking the same thing. In these instances, telephone […]

In addition to the new equipment that Steger Fire Department recently put in service, they have even more great news: Unit 106 is now in service and they have responded to their first call 7 firefighters have finished and passed their Advanced Technical Fire State Certification 5 new sets of turnout gear are in service this […]

The Steger Police Department would like to announce the addition of the following individual, as a full time patrol officer with the department. Officer Jordan T. Lane was hired on March 16, 2015.  Officer Lane will be attending the Police Academy at the Police Training Institute, which is on the campus of the University of […]

The Village of Steger Fire Department is very excited about some new equipment in the firehouse. The department was recently approved to modernize its operations by purchasing a Rapid Response Unit and replacing other, outdated equipment. This new equipment has a significant impact on all facets of the Fire Department’s services, from response times to […]

A new park is in the works near Steger Road and State Street, adjacent to Crete’s bicycle path. The park development is a collaboration between the Village of Steger, the Village of Crete, and the Crete Park District. The new park will include a playground and nature trail, as well as an extension of the […]