Bishop finds a safe place for town halls: Small-town Stockbridge, a GOP stronghold
April 26 2017
Bishop carried Stockbirdge Township 53.5 percent to 30.4 percent for Democrat Suzanna Shkreli. The county went the other way: 56 percent for Shkreli and 38 percent for Bishop
A Q&A with Rep. Mike Bishop
April 26 2017
Following his townhall meetings, U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Rochester, sat down with Todd Heywood to answer a few questions about national and political concerns
New book compiles food writing of Jim Harrison
April 26 2017
Jim Harrison loved food. He loved eating it, he loved talking about it and he loved writing about it. So it’s little surprise that the first posthumous book added to his already vast oeuvre is...
Preuss Pets' breeding program among most developed in the state
April 26 2017
Many locals know the colorful sales floor of Old Town’s Preuss Pets, flush with squawking birds, colorful fish, energetic hamsters and all manner of reptiles. But there’s more to the store...
Four beers to add to your summer rotation
April 26 2017
We’ve put together a list of four summer beers that you’ll find Michiganders sipping this summer, and while some are from the mitten state and some aren’t, you’ll be sure to find...
Gonorrhea, chlamydia raging in Ingham County as Health Department rolls out education effort
April 26 2017
The “clap” and “clam” — street names for gonorrhea and chlamydia — are occurring well above the national rate in Ingham County, particularly among African Americans
Meridian Community Band premieres piece composed by local high school student
April 26 2017
Had Meridian Community Band music director Tom Gillette not stood behind the Neeleys at a train station in Chicago, they might not have struck up a conversation. Had they not done so, then 16-year-old...
April 26 2017
No meat, unfortunately, but it’s a forgivable omission. This is a hefty plate that’s perfect for sharing. You probably shouldn’t eat the whole thing yourself. (Reader, I did.)
March for Science brings activism with an attention span to state Capitol
April 26 2017
There have been heady days of political protest in Michigan’s history, but none as heady as Saturday’s March for Science
Cheryl Baase follows passion for pups into canine photography
April 26 2017
On an idyllic evening last week, as the sun set over the golden fields of Woldumar Nature Center, photographer Cheryl Baase coaxed a lumbering, 120 pound English mastiff onto a rustic cabin porch. Charlie,...
Broad Art Museum's 'The Transported Man' is Marc-Oliver Wahler's grand entrance
April 26 2017
Broad Art Museum´s "The Transported Man" is Marc-Oliver Wahler´s grand entrance A lot of people already think contemporary art is a trick. Marc-Olivier Wahler doesn’t argue the point...
‘Peter and the Star Catcher’ brings Action, spectacle to Lebowsky Center stage
April 26 2017
They say it takes a village to raise a child; maybe it takes two directors to tackle such an interesting quasi-musical production
In his last year of life, progressive warrior Bob Alexander saw new cause for optimism
April 26 2017
In late January 2016, Alexander was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He fought it off with his trademark energy and dry humor for over a year, surprising even those who had strained to keep up with the...
Here's what's going on in town today.
April 26 2017
Happy Wednesday. Many administrative professionals today are seeking special treatment or at least aknowledgement for their hard work, as today is National Administrative Professionals Day. Buy t
Polly Pothole scouts some potential nests, meets a friend
April 25 2017
This week, Polly's tour of greater Lansing's biggest and best potholes took her to the 3300 block of Jerree Street on the city's southwest side. There she toured a sizable crater nestled among
Here's what's going on in town today.
April 25 2017
Hello, On this day: for the football fans out there, many of you remember major events that happen in college or NFL history, particularly if they have anything to do with your favorite Michigan
Here's what's going on in town today.
April 24 2017
Hello this Monday! On this day: The story of the Greeks entering Tory using a Trojan Horse is a famous story. It was on this day (traditionally) in 1184 BC, that the Greeks made their trick
Here's what's going on in town today.
April 22 2017
Happy Weekend everyone! This Saturday is earth day, and in honor of that, please take some time to get outside this weekend at one of Lansing's many parks. View a list of some great outdoor spac
April 21 2017
Publisher of the Lansing City Pulse Berl Schwartz sits down with Jeff Irwin to speak about the legalization of recreational marijuana
April 21 2017
A senator is pushing to renew a 2013 law that allows students to anonymously send tips regarding bullying and crime in their schools to help improve safety

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