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Melanie Jongsma

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

Easter Sunday: Afternoon rain likely

Erica Spencer and Jamie Cleveland both took beautiful cloud photos ...

Saturday: Morning rain, then cloudy

Both Terry Kapteyn and Connie Simon shared flag photos this week ...

Good Friday: A good day for the Prayer Walk

"Check out this face!" wrote Betty Burley when she submitted this robin photo last week....

Thursday: Partly cloudy; warming

Jasmine Gonzalez captured this turtle-shaped cloud, and her mom captured a Walmart sunset (click to view both)...

Wednesday: Cooler, but sunny

Lisi Klein's brother Daryl (Buddy) saw how much fun she was having with weather photography and decided he would try it too. He traveled the bike path to the north side of town for this shot of the Lansing water tower and a beautiful Lansing sky. (Photo: Daryl Klein)

TF North Drama Team wins state championship

On Sunday, March 24, the TF North Competition Drama Team came home with the school's first-ever state championship...

Tuesday: Clouds, wind, rain, and cooler temps

"While I am not a meteorologist," wrote Jennifer Cottrill last Friday morning from the 178th block of Roy Street, "I believe that what I saw on my windshield this morning was graupel."

Easy to take for granted

For those who enjoy reading local news every morning and who take for granted that it will automatically continue — you are exactly the people we need....

Monday: Warmer, with rain

Rebecca Furlong (left) and Janice Schurman both captured signs of spring during the up-and-down temperatures of March. On State Line and Oakwood Ave at least, the daffodils are blooming.

Sunday: Thick clouds

Young weather photographer Lisi Klein returns with her second published photo — this one of a chilly morning at the east end of the Lansing Municipal Airport....