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Josh Bootsma

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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.

TFS Soccer improves to 3-2 after busy week, Volleyball on winning streak

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 31, 2022) — Seasons are in full swing now, and many of the fall sports teams have had full weeks: Girls Volleyball Thursday, August 25 Opponent: Intrinsic Charter Downtown Campus Result: The Red Wolves won 25-11, 25-6 Nyrobi Moore had eight kills and Kyndall Jackson had seven kills. Joya...

50th Rich Dust Invitational cross country meet set for this weekend

Rich Dust will again fire starter pistol at invitational that bears his name By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 30, 2022) – This Saturday, hundreds of high school runners will follow in the footsteps of thousands of athletes before them and run at North Creek Meadow in the Rich Dust Invitational....

Tenth LOOP bike ride pedals through Lansing on September 17

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 26, 2022) – Lansing Out On Pedals, otherwise known as LOOP, will return to Lansing's paths, streets, and runways on Saturday, September 17, and registration is now open for participants. Organized by the Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce, LOOP gives local bikers of all skill...

Video: Why we got a drone

by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 26, 2022) – Melanie and Josh look skyward this week as they reflect on why a drone is important for The Lansing Journal. At the risk of droning on, they discuss important stories that have benefitted from having a drone, as well as the...

Glenwood Lansing Road now open at IL 394 bridge

By Josh Bootsma LYNWOOD, Ill. (August 25, 2022) – The Glenwood Lansing Road bridge over IL 394 is open once again after nearly five months of construction work. According to an Illinois Department of Transportation press release from March, the construction work consisted of, "repairs to the bridge deck and structural...

Sixth annual 5K Bird Walk for Recovery returns to Hammond on September 3

By Josh Bootsma HAMMOND, Ind. (August 25, 2022) – To kick off National Recovery Month, non-profit organization 5K Bird Walk for Recovery is again hosting its annual walk to support individuals and families in recovery from substance abuse and mental health challenges. The walk will take place on Saturday, September 3,...

Red Wolves tennis aces first match of the year

Girls soccer begins, and golf continues By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 24, 2022) — As the first week of school starts, more TF South sports have started as well. So far this week, Red Wolves Girls Tennis and Golf have reported scores, with TF United Boys Soccer also reporting their...

Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra welcomes new chorus director

MUNSTER, Ind. (August 24, 2022) – The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, and Music Director and Conductor Kirk Muspratt, have welcomed Thomas McNichols as the new Director of the Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus, replacing Dr. Nancy Menk who retired earlier this year. "After an extensive search and many fine recommendations, we...

Volunteers needed for the South Suburban College Literacy Tutoring Program

Information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. – South Suburban College (SSC) is seeking participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program. The program is structured to train volunteers to become one-on-one tutors for adults in need of basic literacy skills. Instruction in basic literacy includes the development...

Lansing to receive $875K from state for Ridge Road sidewalk replacement

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 21, 2022) – The Village of Lansing will receive $875,000 from the state of Illinois to be used for sidewalk replacement in the downtown Ridge Road area in the coming years. The funds will come from the Rebuild Illinois Downtowns and Main Streets Capital program....
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