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

Weekly COVID-19 data, released November 23, 2022

Note: We've changed the layout of this post in order to make the charts more readable. information gathered by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO, Ill. (November 25, 2022) - As of Tuesday night, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports 1,112 individuals in Illinois in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 112...

Friday: Continued mild; some sun

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 24, 2022) – Rain clears out early Friday morning, and clouds gradually disperse throughout the day. High temp: 50 degrees. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three hours and three days are shown.) Details...

Thanksgiving: Cloudy, mild, isolated afternoon showers

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 23, 2022) – WGN Meteorologist Tom Skilling says this Thanksgiving will be the mildest we've had in seven years. Sunrise at 6:49 a.m. will see temps of 36 degrees, and we'll reach 52 by early afternoon, under cloud-filled skies. Rain could roll...

Wednesday: Bright and pleasant

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 22, 2022) – Wednesday promises to be sunny and warm in Lansing, reaching 54 degrees by 2 p.m. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three hours and three days are shown.) Details are continuously...

What is Giving Tuesday? (Or, as we like to call it, Giving NEWSday)

It's less than a week away by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (November 22, 2022) - The Lansing Journal will be joining other organizations on Giving Tuesday, November 29, but we are calling it Giving NEWSday. We want to keep giving news to our community, and we depend on community support...

Tuesday: Warm and sunny

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 21, 2022) – Tuesday's forecast includes a high temperature of 49 degrees and sunny skies in Lansing. The normal high is 44. Last year's high was 36. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three...

Monday: Ten degrees warmer than Sunday

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 20, 2022) – Sunshine continues through Monday, and the high temperature is predicted to reach 44 degrees. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three hours and three days are shown.) Details are continuously updated...

Sunday: Sunny, but still cold

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 19, 2022) – Sunrise at 6:45am will bring bright skies to the morning temp of 14 degrees, and Lansing will eventually reach 33 degrees by early afternoon. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three...

Weekly COVID-19 data, released November 18, 2022

Note: We've changed the layout of this post in order to make the charts more readable. IDPH Urges Public to Protect Loved Ones from COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Viruses During Thanksgiving Holiday information gathered by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO, Ill. (November 19, 2022) - With COVID-19 cases and other respiratory viruses circulating in...

Saturday: Below freezing all day

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 18, 2022) – Cold continues through Saturday with a high of 29 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three hours and three days are shown.) Details are continuously updated...