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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? Use the form below to submit the information directly to Managing Editor Josh Bootsma. 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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Feel free to email Melanie Jongsma, Publisher, at [email protected] or use this form:

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