Video: Remembering the women of Lansing’s history


Old news about Lansing women becomes today’s news thanks to Marlene Cook

by Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (March 11, 2022) – March is Women’s History Month, and The Lansing Journal’s “Lansing history” category is going to reflect that this month. Melanie and Josh discuss The Lansing Journal’s plan to honor Women’s History Month, and preview a few of Marlene Cook’s articles about notable women in Lansing’s history:

Lansing History

The Lansing Journal seeks not only to provide a record of what’s going on today, but also bring to light interesting stories of the past. View our history category to learn more about the history of our village:

Women’s History

Two of Marlene Cook’s articles have posted so far, and are linked below:

Thanks to supporters

As Josh and Melanie talked about last week, the journalism The Lansing Journal provides is possible only through the help of supporters, and that’s what allows us to pay journalists like Marlene Cook for her hard work. A link to last week’s video is below:

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