I’d rather be writing

by Melanie Jongsma, Managing Editor LANSING, Ill. (January 24, 2020) – This January I set some goals for The Lansing Journal. The over-arching goal is for this community newspaper to become financially sustainable. The smaller goals upholding the over-arching goal are to increase the number of subscribers and supporters who invest time and money in … Read more

Governor Pritzker signs SB1970, praises TF North students and teachers

Senator Elgie Sims adds: “I am so proud of these students” by Melanie Jongsma CALUMET CITY, Ill. (January 22, 2020) – “Thank you for hosting us here,” said Governor JB Pritzker as he took the podium following an introduction by TF North Principal Brian Rucinski. “And for whatever magic you’ve got in the classrooms at … Read more

2020 Roundball Classic begins Thursday, February 6

Memorial Junior High School to host five-team tournament by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 22, 2020) – The 11th annual Roundball Classic will return to Memorial Junior High School (2721 Ridge Road) on the first Thursday in February, with Game 1 (Reavis v. Lansing Christian) beginning at 6:00pm and Game 2 (Coolidge v. Heritage) beginning … Read more

Artist Jim Siergey to return to Promise You Art House with Nostalgia

Show opening Saturday, January 25, 12:00–6:00pm by Melanie Jongsma HIGHLAND, Ind. (January 20, 2020) – Artist Jim Siergey will return to Promise You Art House as part of a group show called Nostalgia. The show opening is Saturday, January 25, from 12:00–6:00pm. Nostalgia will mark Siergey’s third show at the Highland, Indiana, gallery. In February … Read more