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The Lansing Journal shows up at school board meetings, new business ribbon-cuttings, church events, high school football games, Fox Pointe concerts, and all the activities that make a town feel like a community. By reporting on community life, we provide the information people need to feel connected.

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Your gift at any level helps ensure that we can report, publish, and deliver local news every day. And when you agree to give monthly, you provide a reliable source of income that helps us plan our news coverage long-term. Thank you!

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In fact, that’s our mission: The Lansing Journal provides balanced, trustworthy, local news in a way that builds community in Lansing, Illinois, and the surrounding region.

Reader endorsements

“I read the Journal every morning with my first cup of coffee.”

“Thank you for doing the work you and everyone at Lansing Journal do. You provide a very valuable service for the community. The daily Journal report is the first thing I check every morning.”

“Thank you for highlighting some of the wonderful things District 215 is doing. My phone and email is blowing up this morning from friends and family after seeing the video. Kudos to The Lansing Journal!”

“One of the many things I love about Lansing is the fact that you actually, personally reached out to me in response to my comments. That doesn’t happen too often anymore anywhere else. Thank you again for all that you do to keep our town so connected.”

“Thank you for bringing me daily news about the town I was born in and lived in for 27 years. 🙂 It keeps the memories warm.”

“I quit my subscription to The Times a few months ago,” one Lansing resident told us. “The only reason we subscribed was to not miss death notices, but now we can get this on the internet very easily. The Lansing Journal is doing a great service to the Lansing community!”

“I love the LJ!” a donor emailed. “Read it first thing in morning to start out my day with e-copy. So glad I could be of some help to keep it free!”

“I was convicted at the importance of your work and commitment to The Lansing Journal. Thanks for all you do for your community.”

“I have really appreciated the Lansing Journal’s recent coverage of Thornton Township. Thank you so much for covering the transition.”

“I wanted to complement Josh on his wonderful story about the young woman wrestler who came in second in the state competition. It was such a good story. It made me cry (in a good way). I’m so proud of her and I don’t even know her. It was very inspiring.”

“I very much enjoy and appreciate the local news, especially T. F. South sports reporting. Keep up the good work.”

“Thank you for starting this paper. My husband and myself have thoroughly enjoyed the paper.”

“I’m as glad today as I was when I first started that I am helping fund The Lansing Journal print stories and help hold the community together.”

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