Ghost the Musical—acting, staging, lighting make audiences believe

Playing at Munster’s Theatre at the Center through October 14 review by Josh Bootsma MUNSTER, Ind. (September 18, 2018) – In 1990, movie-goers swarmed to theaters to see Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg star in a film about romance, greed,and life after death. Directed by Jerry Zucker, the Best Picture-nominated Ghost claimed the … Read more

‘Play ball!’—Lansing’s Jeff Schoettle umpires high-level Little League

by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 28, 2018) – Jeff Schoettle spends his days determining if adults are safe. In the evenings, he puts on a different uniform and does the same for kids. Construction safety officer by day, the 50-year-old Lansing native spends many of his spring and summer nights umpiring for Little League … Read more

Mexico en el Corazón gets standing ovation from Lansing crowd


“We go where we have friends,” says NCFJ President Sergio Suárez by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. – (September 1, 2018) Crowds surged through the doors of TF South High School’s auditorium Saturday as Mexico en el Corazón took to the stage to entertain about 800 area residents with mariachi music and traditional Mexican dances. Featuring … Read more