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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.

Neighborhood Christmas tree brings Lansing neighbors together

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 24, 2020) – During a holiday season that has had its usual joy tempered by a global pandemic, some...

Homewood Chevy donates car to mother whose daughter died in car crash

Annual giveaway will help children and grandmother make ends meet in light of loss By Josh Bootsma HOMEWOOD, Ill. (December 24, 2020) – Homewood Chevy continued...

Food and toy drive brings Christmas to families in need

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 19, 2020) – Amid a year of shortage and loss, hundreds of children will have presents this Christmas thanks...

A job worth doing

By Josh Bootsma, Managing Editor
 LANSING, Ill. (December 19, 2020) - December is often a time for looking back on the year and reflecting on...

Retiring Police Chief Dennis Murrin honored at Village Board meeting

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 17, 2020) – Police Chief Dennis Murrin was honored by the Village of Lansing Tuesday night in recognition of...

High School District 215 Board approves remote learning in third quarter

Opportunities for teachers and students to gradually return to school throughout semester By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 16, 2020) – Thornton Fractional High School District...

Collaborative food and toy drive planned Saturday, December 19

First United Methodist Church, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 15, 2020) – Charitable organization We Are Lansing is planning to...

CANCELLED: Human Relations Commission meeting, Thursday, Dec. 17

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 16, 2020) – The Lansing Human Relations Commission meeting scheduled for December 17 has been cancelled due to COVID-19...