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Local Voices
Local Voices is The Lansing Journal's version of “Letters to the Editor.” The opinions posted here are those of the writers, and posting them does not indicate endorsement by The Lansing Journal. We welcome input from fellow residents who have thoughtful things to say about topics that are important to our community. Submissions may be sent to [email protected] with “Voices” in the subject line.

Local Voices: Creating a scholarship foundation in memory of my son Jayden

I was sitting and thinking, and I said I want to start a scholarship in my son's name. I am determined to keep my son's name alive...

Local Voices: We’re back in touch with our daughter

You can imagine our ecstatic response to hearing our daughter's voice for the first time since October 16!

Local Voices: Road to Redemption

My second book, Road to Redemption, has been released. It is an unauthorized teacher’s guide for the study of American history.

Local Voices: ‘RE’ Time – Review, Reflect, and Reset

Typically, during this last week of the year it’s bittersweet because we’re saying goodbye to 2023 and to what we experience and know,...

Local Voices: Missing Jesse White

"Boy, am I ever sorry that we've recently had a change of Secretary of State in Illinois...."

Local Voices: An angel in Lansing

There’s an Angel running around in Lansing. Yesterday I was shopping in Walmart on Torrence, and a man asked me...

Local Voices: An update on my missing daughter

Here’s an update - We learned some information yesterday that removed our largest worry, that something bad had happened to her. She has been spotted.

Local Voices: Searching for my missing daughter

My daughter is missing — she left the Villa (her sober living home) on October 1st, and she did not return. She was last seen by a passerby in early November...

Local Voices: Thankful for Lansing

"The Lansing that exists today inspires me and makes me feel proud that I came from there....

Local Voices: Car seats for Lester Crawl families

I want to give away carseats/booster seats starting with my own class, then move on to the rest of my school. Then, IF POSSIBLE, I'd like...