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Hundreds and hundreds of dollars ahead

Lansing Voices Dr. Wes Molenaar My father began practicing optometry in 1934, I joined the practice in 1964, and my son joined in 1994, so we...

Local Voices: Making schools safer

Submitted by Elvis Slaughter, MSCJOn December 12, 2019, I was fortunate to attend the conference “Preparing for and Responding to Active School Threats” held...

Fall cautionary (October 2019)

Lansing Voices Michelle Ford The Halloween (October 31) and Dia de los Muertos (November 2) season can bring anger and turmoil, particularly Halloween, offering up extra...

Team Phenomenal

Lansing Voices Thoughtful comments submitted by Elvis Slaughter Since joining our great Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 one year ago, Dr. Teresa Lance and...

Nostalgia

Lansing Voices Thoughtful comments submitted by Ronald Kingsbury My name is Ronald Kingsbury. I am 82 years old and lived in Lansing from 1940 to 1953....

Saluting The Lansing Journal

Lansing Voices Michelle Ford Congratulations to The Lansing Journal for an outstanding job covering the recent local election. As a member of the community, I appreciate...

Challenging the status quo

Lansing Voices Sheryl Black I consider it a privilege to have been elected in 2011 as the 1st person of color to serve on the District...

Vote anyway

Lansing Voices Michelle Ford I remember the first time I got to vote, I stood in the rain with college friends waiting to cast our ballots....

Embracing our diversity by adapting our institutions

Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by Rev. Daniel Roels, New Hope Church The strain in Lansing is evident.It is difficult to know what to do when...

Propaganda

Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by Phillip Thornton I was watching a show on PBS called "The Brain." This segment was about how the brain needs...

Grace and truth: lessons we can learn

Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by Michelle Smith On Wednesday, September 26, I got a text with a horrible image of a Halloween decoration from a...

A prayer for Lansing’s children

Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by James Brobst As I was driving through Lansing one morning and looking at the various signs in yards, I was...

‘Dear President Trump’

Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by Richard Trout Like you--and the entire nation--I was sickened by the horrific mass murder of 17 students and teachers, as...

Lansing Voices: What do you love about Lansing?

Thoughtful comments and photos submitted via email and Facebook The Lansing Journal is a community newspaper. We welcome input from fellow residents who have thoughtful...

Lansing Voices: What do you love about Lansing?

Hey Lansing, you did a great job submitting ideas for Fox Pointe—Communications Director Ken Reynolds says the Village "included a copy of them in...