Sept. 23 2016
A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories
BWL Central Substation clears a major hurdle at City Council
Sept. 22 2016
THURSDAY. Sept. 22 – The Lansing City Council will likely decide Monday night on the plan to put a power substation in Scott Park after a committee approved it today. WashingtonThe Planning and...
Sept. 21 2016
Taking its name from the use of the ancient architectural orders, the Neo-Classical Revival style traces its immediate origins to the extensive classical themes found in the pavilions at the 1893 World’s...
FOIA exemption for legislators, governor could be ended
Sept. 21 2016
For the first time in generations, the people of Michigan's right to know about the often opaque workings of their government could be broadened
Increased cost of life-saving drug ‘unconscionable’
Sept. 21 2016
“Follow the money.” A still common phrase initially imbedded into the national lexicon back in the wacky decade of the 1970s, the years of Machiavellian politicians, the end of the Vietnam...
Vote on BWL substation plan could happen this week
Sept. 21 2016
The Battle for Scott Park, which has pitted the Lansing Board of Water & Light against park lovers, environmentalists, preservationists and the Lansing Garden Club, could be decided as early as next Monday
Christman Co. joins historic fight to rescue the Cuban legacy of Ernest Hermingway
Sept. 21 2016
As a scrappy kid growing up in the Dominican Republic and later in Detroit, Manuel Martinez felt a kinship to Santiago, the never-say-die Cuban fisherman in Ernest Hemingway’s “The Old Man...
Sept. 16 2016
FRIDAY, Sept. 16 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Seats without candidates cause problems for school
Sept. 14 2016
Cathy Caswell of East Lansing was the only eagle-eyed observer to identify the detail in the Aug. 10 Eye for Design, found “on the front of St. John Student Church on MAC Avenue in East Lansing
Four new projects at LCC balance branding and blending
Sept. 14 2016
Four projects on the downtown campus of Lansing Community College smack of mystery, but collectively they tell the latest chapter of a familiar story
Zika scare health warning used for a department Facebook ‘joke’
Sept. 14 2016
The Bath Charter Township Police Department is using its official Facebook page to issue a false warning to the public to be wary of meth because it might be contaminated with the debilitating Zika virus
Prosecutor won’t press charges against LCC trustee candidate
Sept. 14 2016
Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum asked the Mason Police Department to investigate Mathews for perjury after Mathews signed an affadavit of identity this year swearing she did not owe any campaign fines or...
County lists demands in return for $35 million in loan guarantees
Sept. 14 2016
Developers of the long-delayed $380 million Red Cedar Renaissance project said this week that they will agree to a bundle of pointed legal, environmental and tax provisions in exchange for Ingham County...
Sept. 9 2016
FRIDAY, Sept. 9 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Michigan legislature split on how to handle c
Device could pioneer protection network for Great Lakes water
Sept. 9 2016
A water-testing device making its freshwater debut in Lake Erie this month could lead to a network able to issue warnings of toxic algal blooms
Council committee delays vote on proposed BWL substation
Sept. 8 2016
A decision granting a special land use permit to the Lansing Board of Water & Light to erect a power substation in Scott Park has been delayed for at least two weeks
People with disabilities worry about navigating the BRT
Sept. 7 2016
CATA’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit system for the Michigan Avenue-Grand River Avenue corridor has many features meant to make transportation safer for people with disabilities, including platforms...
Current BRT plans throw bikes inside — and under — the bus
Sept. 7 2016
When the half-mile Frandor-to-MSU stretch of Michigan Avenue was repaved two years ago, the Tri-County Bicycle Association successfully lobbied the state Department of Transportation to put in bike lanes....
Contradictions hobble plan to save Scott House
Sept. 7 2016
The future of a proposal to move the city-owned house at the center of the Scott Park controversy and convert it to condos is hazy at best “For the record, we have not revoked our proposal,”...
Sept. 7 2016
The passing of Labor Day hints of the approaching chilly football Saturdays and the heat of Election Day. Since most press is directed toward the national elections, we might be inclined to overlook local...

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