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Ways to get published

(Because we want community in this community newspaper) by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (May 23, 2022) - A community newspaper is not just about a...

Progress on the summer print issue

This is layout week by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (May 9, 2022) - Thanks to enthusiastic advertiser involvement, nearly two dozen ads have been finalized...

Sustained and supported —> informed and connected

A thank-you message for April contributors by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (May 2, 2022) - This past Saturday I had a chance to enjoy the...

Putting ink on paper again

It's time by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (April 20, 2022) - Here's the scoop: Managing Editor Josh Bootsma and I are planning a print issue...

Thank you — we got through a busy month together

March sustainers and supporters kept this newspaper going by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (April 2, 2022) - Thornton Township Board meetings. Updated mask mandates. Women's...

More of us

by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (March 29, 2022) - When readers ask for more, we at The Lansing Journal always find a way to...

Subscription prices and other experiments

by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (March 21, 2022) - When we launched in 2017, The Lansing Journal was a free newspaper, in print and...

Video: Towns without newspapers (with transcript)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYd3er9dGho] Melanie: Hello everyone, I am Melanie Jongsma of The Lansing Journal, here with Josh Bootsma, our Managing Editor. Josh: Hello everyone. We come to...

Video: Towns without newspapers

Could what happened to the original Lansing Journal happen to The Lansing Journal today? by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (March 4, 2022) – A surprise gift...

Local advertising matters

Thank you, February advertisers by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (March 2, 2022) - The Lansing Journal is grateful for local advertisers who choose us as...

Local news matters

Thank you, February supporters by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (March 2, 2022) - When our TVs and radios are broadcasting news of war, and Major...

Former Lansing resident remembers decades of community involvement on her 90th birthday

Happy Birthday Delores Ryan! By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (February 12, 2022) – Milestone birthdays are a natural time to remember. For Delores Ryan, the celebration...

And now, back to the news

Thank you, January supporters by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (February 2, 2022) - It's been a long season of fundraising here at The Lansing Journal...

Video: Sponsorships, weather, and a new puzzling idea

by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 28, 2022) – In this week's video, Melanie and Josh recap Melanie's birthday month, talk about sponsorships, a new...

Healthier, but not healthy

by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (January 28, 2022) - Throughout January, we have been inviting people to sign up as monthly supporters of The...