March 31 2017
A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories
March 31 2017
LANSING — There are 148 members of the Legislature. Just 34 are women. Only one is in a leadership position.“You’re not getting kind of that balance between who your representatives are...
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March 31 2017
Happy Friday, and last day of March
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March 30 2017
Hello on this rainy Thursday
Drama, film versions ride new wave of interest in `1984´
March 29 2017
On Tuesday, Lansing’s Capital City Film Festival will open with a special screening of Michael Radford’s 1984 film version, with John Hurt as Winston, the transgressive free thinker, and Richard...
Big Sean, Fetty Wap join Common Ground lineup
March 29 2017
When Common Ground Music Festival announced a shortened festival this year, it promised to make up for it with bigger names. So far, it’s making good on that promise. The festival announced yesterday...
March 29 2017
After a year-and-a-half hiatus, Genocya returns to Mac’s Bar one last time for its farewell show. During its run, the Lansing-based metal band, which formed in 2002, recorded two demos and one full-length...
Brian Regan talks comedy, social media and ‘Star Search’
March 29 2017
“How did he not think of Feidler on the Roof?” he asks. “‘My name is Feidler, I’m going to be on the roof — Feidler Roofing Co.’ Three in the morning, I’m...
March 29 2017
Donohoe will be celebrating the release of “The Irishman’s Daughter” with a concert Friday in St. Johns. The show, hosted by the Wilson Center Auditorium, is also a fundraiser. Half of...
A look at this year’s Michigan Notable Books
March 29 2017
Last year, Michigan authors and authors writing about Michigan turned out a bumper crop of books, including stories of bird watching, beer barons and baseball. And once again, the Michigan Night for Notables...
March 29 2017
I imagine my first-bite reaction to Cugino’s arancini was similar to a dragon's thoughts while biting into a knight in full armor: “Crusty on the exterior but quite warm and rather chewy on...
Michigan-based Trans Day fete marked by international events
March 29 2017
When Rachel Crandall-Crocker sat at her computer and wrote about the International Transgender Day of Visibility, or TDOV, on FaceBook in 2009, it was merely an idea. A day where members of the Transgender...
Property: 1100 Trowbridge Road East Lansing
March 29 2017
This building — owned by the Boji Group and scheduled to be replaced by a $12 million office and hotel complex — was a Howard Johnson’s motel. The back of the lot is scarred with broken...
517 Coffee Co. / Potter's Mill
March 29 2017
Set for completion later this spring, Potter’s Mill will be a collection of 18 small business studio spaces, with a focus on artists and makers. The space is a former warehouse at 701 E. South St.,...
Some strides, but MSU still struggling with sexual assault
March 29 2017
The Nassar case is only an extreme example of the ongoing crisis of sexual assault and harassment plaguing MSU
Kathy Johnson looks back on nearly 40 years in libraries
March 29 2017
Kathy Johnson, head librarian at Capitol Area District Libraries’ downtown branch, is delaying her retirement one day so she can go out with a bang at the library’s Family Celebration Saturday....
Historical Society eyes Liebermann's for headquarters and exhibition space
March 29 2017
In 2011, Price sold his mother’s Lansing home, designed by Kenneth Black, and used some of the proceeds to tear the roof from the former Liebermann’s down to the deck, stripping away layers...
Councilwoman cites health; McClurken only candidate in 4th Ward
March 29 2017
Lansing City Councilwoman Jessica Yorko, who has represented the 4th Ward since 2009, won’t seek a third term
Here's what's going on in town today
March 29 2017
Good day on this partly cloudy Wednesday.REACH Studio Art Center, a non-profit community art studio in REO Town, offers Wednesday walk-in hours for young artists to let out their creative sides. Every
Big Sean, Fetty Wap join Common Ground lineup
March 28 2017
When Common Ground Music Festival announced a shortened festival this year, it promised to make up for it with bigger names. So far, it’s making good on that promise. The festival announced yesterday...

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