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Josh is Managing Editor at the Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.

Looking to the April 6 elections—dates to know

Candidates: Information Forms are due by January 31 By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 26, 2021) – On April 6, Lansing residents will go to the...

Financial concerns force Lansing Country Club to sell

Golf and sportsman's club sold for development, potential forest preserve By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 22, 2021) – After decades of golfing, fishing, hosting, and...

St. Ann School to close at school year’s end

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 22, 2021) – On Thursday, January 21, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced St. Ann School will close at the...

Mayor Eidam honors former public works employee and policeman Peter Krilich

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 21, 2021) – The first item under the Mayor's Report during the January 19 meeting of the Village Board...

Memorial Jr. High offers virtual band concert Jan. 21

6:30 p.m. on District 158's Youtube page By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 20, 2021) – Memorial Jr. High School is inviting the community to tune...

Eisenhower Center to re-open Jan. 21 with restrictions

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 19, 2021) – In light of Illinois' recent announcement that regions throughout the state have moved to new tiers...

Civil rights reflections: Lansing resident remembers life during MLK era

From Martin Luther King Jr. in Chicago to Black Lives Matter in Lansing, Sharon Giles sees progress and remaining work By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January...

Lansing Police identify vehicle involved in multiple burglaries

License plate of stolen Toyota determined, involved in several burglaries By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 15, 2021) – On Friday the Lansing Police Department released...