Dec. 14 2011
An ambitious, years-long study of a heavily traveled stretch between Williamston Rob South and Downtown Lansing will get underway soon.The Mid-Michigan Program for Greater Sustainability will take a detailed...
Occupy Lansing calls it a season and plans to clear Reutter Park, vowing to be back in the spring. Mayor’s Office coordinates with protesters in last week.
Dec. 7 2011
The decision was made Monday night at the downtown Capital Area District Library across the street from Reutter Park during the group s General Assembly meeting. The decision goes beyond a deal reached...
Dec. 7 2011
Michigan may be considered Midwest but its New England heritage is evident in its architecture. There are amazing examples of residential and commercial architecture influenced by the east coast aesthetic,...
LCC Board of Trustees decision on college’s pool looms; President Knight recommends “a substantial expenditure” to upgrade it or close it
Dec. 7 2011
The job of president for any college is to think about the long-term issues and long-term needs of the college, Knight said last week in an interview. And so I continue not to think well of a patchwork...
Ingham County Land Bank gives 530 Pacific Ave. a second chance
Nov. 30 2011
Sure enough, the leaky, abandoned house on Lansing s south side is slated for a $50,000 renovation in the next three to four months. The Land Bank bought the two-story 1925 house across from the old John...
Nov. 30 2011
Property: 1635 Vermont Ave., Lansing Owner: Lois Goddard Taxpayer: Lois Goddard Assessed: $27,600 Owner says: Unable to be reached for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell- Seyburn says: Every once...
Nov. 30 2011
She is rubbing people the wrong way with her micromanaging of personnel decisions as she tries to get more minority representation into the workforce, but Rodgers isn’t running a one-woman crusade....
For LGBT advocates, a series of unfortunate legislation
Nov. 30 2011
When Jones, a Republican state senator from Grand Ledge, gives his side of the antibullying saga that took place at the Capitol four weeks ago, he blames Democrats namely Whitmer , the Democrats Senate...
Nov. 23 2011
But in a written opinion issued Thursday, Visiting Circuit Judge Richard D. Ball said, The record in this case shows the description of plaintiff on the front cover of the publication, when read with...
Nov. 23 2011
Whether you travel a short distance for a staycation or a long distance, eco-friendly lodging is one of the best ways to carbon offset travel. The Cozy Koi Bed and Breakfast at 720 Seymour St. is the only...
Wrecking ball fells Westside landmark, creating fulfillment for some, loss for others
Nov. 23 2011
That s what Cynthia Pahlkotter thought she was doing. But she s begun to question church authorities. There s the feeling she gets when driving on Saginaw Street past the demolition site: Sad. It s a...
Lansing announces its non-motorized transportation plan
Nov. 23 2011
A familiar cast of bicycling advocates, Public Service Department representatives, 4th Ward City Councilwoman Jessica Yorko and about 15 Lansing-area residents attended the announcement
Nov. 23 2011
My Sista s, a boutique featuring everything from shoes and handbags to clothing and jewelry, opens Friday at 113 S. Washington Square and hopes to revive retail in the downtown area, said owner Tina Robinson....
Nov. 23 2011
Only six months ago, the names of possible replacements for termlimited state Rep. Joan Bauer, D-Lansing, next year in the Lansing-based 68th House District looked like a grocery list
Occupy Lansing members say Occupy New York’s eviction has no effect on them
Nov. 17 2011
Thursday, Nov. 17 — Occupy Lansing members are planning to continue their protest in Reutter Park despite the recent evictions of other Occupy movements, a movement participant says
Where the chips fell and what’s to come with a new member on City Council
Nov. 16 2011
City Clerk Chris Swope s analysis of the election showed that more females voted than males (55 percent to 45 percent) and those aged 60 years and older had the highest turnout of any age group
Rachel Lewis breaks out of the pack to claim a seat on the Lansing Board of Education
Nov. 16 2011
Rachel Lewis, 23, the youngest in a field of nine Board of Education candidates, clinched the third open seat in last Tuesday s election with 12 percent (4,291) of the vote. Incumbent Nicole Armbruster...
Nov. 16 2011
Property: 1431 Knollwood Ave., Lansing Owner: Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Taxpayer: Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Assessed: $21,000 Owner says: As trustee, Deutsche Bank is not responsible for...
Why downplaying the fact that three candidates in last week’s election are gay is a good thing
Nov. 16 2011
Amid the public discourse and allegations about photo darkening, supporting drug dealers in neighborhoods and questionable consulting contracts in last week s City Council election, one issue that rarely...
Michigan lawmakers take heat for religious ‘blueprint for bullying,’ go back to drawing board
Nov. 10 2011
After years of urging Michigan s legislature to pass a comprehensive law cracking down on bullying in the state s schools, Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer reconciled herself to the idea that...

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