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Have a news tip or story idea?

Know of a new business in our community? Have an amazing neighbor who deserves a little publicity? Submit the information directly to Managing Editor Josh Bootsma. Or use the email below, which is received by Josh as well as Melanie Jongsma:

We can’t guarantee coverage for every story idea, but your tips help keep the “community” in this community newspaper.

Want to speak up about something?

We have a feature called Local Voices that gives regular people an opportunity to share their opinions, experiences, thank-you’s, complaints, memories, and knowledge. It’s a perfect option when you want to express something a little more professionally than a Facebook post, but without the rigor of an article. Email us your submission along with any photos you want to add:

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Our digital advertising options get measurable results, and your advertising dollars help us provide coverage that helps our local businesses. More information is available on our Advertise page. Or use the email below to request information:

Want to make a financial contribution so we can continue to report, publish, and deliver local news?

We appreciate it! This community newspaper depends on community support at all levels. And if you use the link below, your donation is tax-deductible:

(The Lansing Journal partners with a nonprofit called Independent Arts & Media in order to give our supporters the tax benefits of their contributions. When you use the link above, the gift will appear on your credit card statement as FC*IAMFLIPCAUSE. FC stands for FlipCause, the secure processor we use. IAM stands for Independent Arts & Media, our nonprofit partner. Your donation goes directly to support The Lansing Journal, even though our name does not appear in the description on your credit card statement. Thank you for your support!)

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Thank you! Here’s our mailing address:

  • The Lansing Journal
    P.O. Box 742
    Lansing, IL 60438