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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.

Video: What’s going on with One Trick Pony, Golden Palace, Jack’s, KYNGZ, and other projects

A visual version of the business updates article posted on November 16 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 18, 2022) – The business updates article The Lansing Journal posted just two days ago quickly rose to the top of our most-viewed list, confirming that this is a subject a lot of...

Friday: ‘Coldest air so far this season’

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 17, 2022) – AccuWeather predicts that Friday in Lansing will bring the "coldest air so far this season." They recommend dressing warmly because temps will feel "like January." The mercury will not rise above 26 degrees between sunrise and sunset, and skies...

Munster’s Katie Rose Boutique celebrates first year on Small Business Saturday

By Melanie Jongsma MUNSTER, Ind. (November 17, 2022) – In an era of online shopping and throwaway fashion, starting a boutique is a risky venture. But Monica Branchik of Katie Rose Boutique found a niche in serving women who were willing to invest in quality pieces and who welcomed thoughtful...

Thursday: Evening flurries

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 16, 2022) – Thursday's predicted high temp of 34 will feel like 20, as clouds overtake the afternoon sky. Flurries are forecast to arrive before sunset. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three hours...

Wednesday: Cold with a little snow

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 15, 2022) – Snow will return off and on throughout the day, without much accumulation. The anticipated high is 36 degrees. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three hours and three days are...

Lansing Area Chamber announces leadership changes

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 15, 2022) - Chamber Board President Susan Thompson announced at a November 9 Chamber luncheon that her two terms as president expire at the end of the month. Board member Jason Brennan of Fine Tune Auto will step into that leadership role on December...

What happens when people are informed?

They get connected by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (November 15, 2022) - I've received a number of notes and emails over the past several weeks that warm my heart. This is a community-supported newspaper, so I love knowing that the community appreciates our reporting. For example: So much information Although Lansing is a...

Tuesday: ‘An inch or two’ of wintry mix

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 14, 2022) – "Cold with periods of snow and rain," reports AccuWeather regarding Tuesday's forecast for Lansing, "accumulating an inch or two." The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 6 a.m. Tuesday through midnight, warning of slushy accumulations on...

Monday: Still chilly

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 13, 2022) – A slight warming trend will bring the Monday high in Lansing to 42 degrees, but sun will give way to increasing clouds. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three hours and...

Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 12, 2022) – Sunday's temps are forecast to be similar to Saturday's, but sunnier skies may offset the chill. Predicted high: 39 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three...