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Video: Friday Round-up, June 11, 2021

Phase 5, intrepid reporting during COVID, street resurfacing, garage sales, and Cruise Night by Melanie Jongsma and Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 11, 2021) - Publisher...

Video: Friday Round-up, June 4, 2021

Including a suggestion for a new TF South team name by Melanie Jongsma and Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 4, 2021) - The less-than-seven-minute video below...

We were just the right size for this community to believe in

by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (June 1, 2021) - I had a chance this month to look through some stats about The Lansing Journal...

Video: Friday Round-up, May 28, 2021

Publisher Melanie Jongsma and Managing Editor Josh Bootsma discuss the week's news by Melanie Jongsma and Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (May 28, 2021) - It's been...

Your reporters. Your newspaper. Our community.

by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (May 26, 2021) - Pizza and soft drinks in hand, we sat around my living room Monday evening —...

Local Voices — an invitation

by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (May 19, 2021) - The Lansing Journal is a community newspaper, and we like to hear from our community....

April supporters help cover the costs of 117 local news articles

by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (May 2, 2021) - So far this year, The Lansing Journal has published more than 500 articles. In April...

New ways to deliver news

Text-to-speech and Spanish translation help keep people informed and connected by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (April 30, 2021) - Two new features have begun appearing...

Old flags, plastic bags, micro pantries, and more — ways we are making a difference together

  by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (April 28, 2021) - Not everything that happens in Lansing is quite as dramatic as a spike in property...

Putting some ‘personal’ in your personal profile

A message for Lansing Journal subscribers by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (April 22, 2021) - As The Lansing Journal continues to grow, we want to...

The reporting you invested in

Welcome Jim Masters to the Education beat by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (April 4, 2021) - In January this year I launched a Facebook fundraiser...

Thank you, March supporters — and welcome

79 readers give for the first time by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (April 2, 2021) - March was a busy month in Lansing—and at The...

Salary increases, property tax spikes, and school board tensions

by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (March 29, 2021) - Last February The Lansing Journal published a 2,000-word story about salary increases for the Mayor,...

Update: 8 things to know about the March print edition

1. Files uploaded by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (March 9, 2021) - As of 3:00pm Tuesday, March 9, the high-resolution files comprising the March print...

Thank you, February supporters

128 of you represent growth in ownership by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (March 2, 2021) - It was a year ago in February that things...