Video: Encouraging feedback, delivery issues, and other miscellany from the week

by Josh Bootsma and Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (June 3, 2022) – This week’s video message is a potpourri of inside information about the week of news — in print and online.

Encouraging feedback

We appreciate the comments we’ve received from readers about the summer print issue. A few examples that arrived via email:

From an out-of-state reader who received a copy in the mail.
From a local reader and supporter.
From a local reader who was missed by the delivery crews but received her Journal later.

Delivery issues

If your house was overlooked by the delivery crews we hired, you can pick up a summer print issue at these local locations:

  • American Legion Post 697 (18255 Grant Street)
  • Barber Rick’s (coming Saturday) (17851 Torrence)
  • Classy Cuts (3365 Ridge Road)
  • Eisenhower Fitness Center (2550 178th Street)
  • Kdulche Cafe (3521 Ridge Road)
  • Lansing Public Library (2750 Indiana Avenue)
  • Lynnie Ques Airport Bar & Grill (3249 Glenwood-Lansing Road)
  • Mancino’s of Lansing (3300 Ridge Road)
  • Pour On Roy (18155 Roy Street)
  • Ron’s Reels (2 River Place)
  • Three Roosters (3224 171st Street)
  • Unlimited Service Auto (3210 Ridge Road)
  • Waters Edge Gift, Garden & Pond Center (5 Ridge Road, Munster)

If supplies are no longer available, or if you want the actual delivery experience, email Josh and Melanie your address so they can get a copy to you:

Make sure you are subscribed to the Daily News email as well. It’s the best way to stay informed between print issues. The subscription is free, but we welcome whatever support our readers provide:

Other miscellany

As Josh mentioned, with the end of the school year comes the end of various sports seasons. Visit our Sports category to read about Boys Track Red Wolves Isaiah Isom, Karrell Harvest, Navonte Arnold, and Ryan Coleman; Girls Track Mustang Jordyn Clark; and Girls Track Red Wolves Taylor Poole, Jasonay Starkley, Laniya Porter, and Janiya Lucas. Sports coverage also includes an updated version of Josh’s badminton coverage and Coach Bob Tengstrand’s final year as TF South’s badminton coach.

And as Melanie mentioned, having a print issue again provides an opportunity to resurrect an award-winning feature, the Journal Journeys:

Congratulations to Tom and Terri Stallinga who were the first to submit a Journal Journeys entry featuring the summer print issue:



  1. Awesome jobMelanie , Josh and Scout ! Paper was on the porch not in the front yard , driveway or parkway , Due to me having covid it sat on the porch a coule of days but I got it and read it cover to cover. Keep up the good work ! Scout is the best LOL !

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