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MVP Studio and Spa to celebrate one-year anniversary

Open House scheduled for Saturday, August 27, 4 - 8 p.m. by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 8, 2022) - It was a year ago that...

Lansing’s Universal Martial Arts Ministry hosts national taekwondo competition

By Karen Abbott-Trimuel LANSING, Ill. (August 2, 2022) – This past weekend, Master El of Universal Martial Arts Ministry (UMAM) hosted his first annual national...

Google now occupies the James R. Thompson Center

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY STATE OF ILLINOIS CHICAGO, ILL. (July 29, 2022) – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) announced the...

Statewide unemployment rate reaches lowest point since pandemic’s start

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY REBECCA CISCO, STATE OF ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD, ILL. (July 26, 2022) – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced that the unemployment...

Outliers Apparel sells stand-out clothing on Ridge Road

By Karen Abbott-Trimuel LANSING, Ill. (July 22, 2022) – Reginald Jones always wanted to become an entrepreneur and own his own business. So much so...

Wigs in the Landings, asphalt shortages, budget approval, and more

Highlights from the July 19 meetings of the Lansing Village Board of Trustees By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 21, 2022) – The Lansing Village Board...

Tax-deductible donations now available

New partnership with Independent Arts & Media makes new benefits possible for The Lansing Journal and supporters by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 17, 2022) -...

Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce settles into new office near Bock Park

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 3, 2022) – The Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce has moved its operations from its previous home at Roy...

Lansing history: Rispens Seeds, a growing family business

By Marlene Cook LANSING, Ill. (July 2, 2022) - The year was 1918. A young and restless Martin Rispens, who would reach his 18th birthday...

Video: Taking a pit stop at Fine Tune Auto for stories, tips, and unique cars

by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 24, 2022) – Melanie swung by the shop at Fine Tune Auto to talk to owner Jason Brennan about...

Surplus equipment, training, and more offered at The Bunker on Ridge Road

By Karen Abbott-Trimuel LANSING, Ill. (June 11, 2022) – Richard Bolton is a Lansing resident and the owner of The Bunker, an Army and Navy...

National Taekwondo competition comes to Highland, planned by Lansing’s Master El

By Karen Abbott-Trimuel LANSING, Ill. (June 7, 2022) – Master El is the founder and Master instructor of Universal Martial Arts Ministry, a not-for-profit, faith-based...

More than a bike shop – Greenway Bikehouse aspires to be a Lansing destination

By Karen Abbott-Trimuel LANSING, Ill. (May 27, 2022) – Greenway Bikehouse officially opened on April 6, 2022, at its temporary location inside Visible Music College,...

Upscale entertainment restaurant KYNGZ hopes to open in Landings

By Karen Abbott-Trimuel and Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 27, 2022) – When the idea of opening a restaurant together occurred to five local friends,...

Thousands of truck drivers off the road due to marijuana violations

by Leesa Davis, via STACKER Publisher’s note: The Lansing Journal is experimenting with a partnership with Stacker.com to provide in-depth features that may be of...