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Video: Covering sad news, education information, real badminton, and Lansing businesses

Weekly round-up for July 23, 2021

by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (July 23, 2021) – The theme of this week of news turned out to be “Reasons a Community Newspaper is Important.” Examples included veterans, crime reporting, school information, local sports, and local businesses. The links below the video are to articles referred to in the video.

Honoring veterans and serving their families (starting at 0:37)

Reporting crime (at 1:49)

Sharing important school information (at 2:20)

  • District 171 approves building and grounds improvements (published July 20, 2021)
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Covering local sports, and real badminton (at 3:51)

Supporting our local business community (at 6:24)

An invitation to subscribe and support (at 7:30)

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Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.


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