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Video: Melanie’s experience with COVID and community

by Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (September 16, 2022) – Last weekend, Melanie had COVID. This weekend, she and Josh talk about her experience with the virus and the community:

Last week’s video

If you missed it, last week Josh documented Walmart’s ribbon-cutting of it’s remodeled store. Watch the video below:

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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.


  1. Great video Josh and Melanie ! Very informtive. Glad your feeling good now Melanie, i had a bout with it myself a few weeks ago and was hospitalized for 5 days. They had me on oxygen , filled me up with steroids and antibiotics. They had a big air purifing machine in my room ! I am all betternow after a few weeks at home. Like I said it was not fun! Glad your ok now Melanie !

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