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From the files of Bob Malkas: Representative politics

Local Voices Bob Malkas In what now appears to have been a past life I taught Political Science at Mother of Sorrows high school to senior...

From the files of Jon Huisman: How I left the Lansing Journal

Local Voices Jon Huisman, former staff member at the original Lansing Journal This post is a continuation of Jon Huisman's earlier Local Voices pieces, which began...

From the files of Jon Huisman: How I became a photojournalist at the Lansing Journal

Local Voices Jon Huisman, former staff member at the original Lansing Journal This post is a continuation of Jon Huisman's earlier Local Voices pieces, which began...

From the files of Bob Malkas: How Lansing acquired ownership of the airport

Local Voices Bob Malkas During the writing of these articles, I was reminded that I have access to the only known library of documents related to...

A Gratitude Award

Local Voices Connie Simon I was at Boz Hot Dogs (2513 Ridge Road, Lansing), and the same li'l gal that has been there for over five...

From the files of Bob Malkas: IDOT’s Transportation Improvement Program for airports

Local Voices Bob Malkas From day one the Lansing Municipal Airport has used the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to...

Thank you for the Christmas trees

Local Voices Virginia Ulaszek Now that all the Christmas displays and decorations have been taken down at Fox Pointe, I just want to express my thanks...

From the files of Jon Huisman: How I became a photographer at the Lansing Journal

Local Voices Jon Huisman, former photographer at the original Lansing Journal This post is a continuation of Jon Huisman's earlier Local Voices pieces, "How I joined...

From the files of Jon Huisman: Early days at the Lansing Journal newspaper

Local Voices Jon Huisman, former employee of the original Lansing Journal newspaper This post is a continuation of Jon Huisman's earlier Local Voices piece, "How I...

From the files of Jon Huisman: How I joined the Lansing Journal

Local Voices Jon Huisman, former employee of the original Lansing Journal Sometime in my junior year at Illiana Christian High School, Glenn Smits told me of...

From the files of Bob Malkas: Meaning of the memorial

Local Voices Bob Malkas Early in 2020 I produced a brochure explaining the background behind the Lansing Veterans Memorial and how it became a part of...

A special thank-you from a New 2 You customer

Local Voices submitted by New 2 You Quality Resale One of our customers brought us some cupcakes and a Christmas card that included this encouraging note: To...

From the files of Bob Malkas: The Village of Lansing and Associated Air Activities

Local Voices Bob Malkas Lansing purchased the Chicago-Hammond Airport in the 1970s for the selling price of $1,75 million, anticipating that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...

Continue spirit of Giving Tuesday and donate to local organizations

Local Voices Carrie Steinweg Although Giving Tuesday has passed, the spirit of giving to local organizations doesn't have to stop as we approach the holidays. Below...

From the files of Bob Malkas: Why we have an Electoral College

Local Voices Bob Malkas "I had the privilege of teaching US History and Political Science to students at a regional high school. Nearing each federal election...