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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...

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...

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...

When I taught U.S. History 101

Local Voices Bob Malkas I taught high school U.S. history for 17 years at a local parochial school before I came to Lansing. I was never...

A message to the Village of Lansing Administration

Local Voices Lansing Community Coalition & Concerned Citizens of Lansing We write to address the following Facebook post made on the Village of Lansing Page on...

Our interview with Daniel José Older – “The Pleasure in the Struggle”

Local Voices Breanna Lopez and Kyndall Jackson, TF South sophomores The screen lights up as four faces come into the Zoom, one by one. You could...

Lansing Municipal Airport vs. Cook County leasehold tax – Chapter 3

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport Chapter 3 of this project will suggest a course of action that would posture Lansing...

Lansing Municipal Airport vs. Cook County leasehold tax – Chapter 3

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport Chapter 3 of this project will suggest a course of action that would posture Lansing...

From the files of Bob Malkas: Thoughts on the Human Relations Commission

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport I wanted to record my thoughts on the content of the first meeting of the...

Excellence comes in valuing diversity: thoughts on TF South’s vote to dissolve “Rebels” name

Local Voices Frank Fetters, former Lansing resident and member of TF South's first graduating class in 1959 Today I read comments from John Gehrig, Alissa Bolz,...