Richard I was a man of many faces, according to Sharon Kay Penman
Sept. 28 2011
By BILL CASTANIER So who is this Richard I, also known as Lionheart? Is he the crusader of popular myth from tales of Robin Hood and his Merry Men? Was he the aloof, reckless warmonger and anti-Semite...
Lansing officials say Lansing Community College had its chances to acquire the Oliver Towers property; LCC disputes it.
Sept. 21 2011
Interviews with city and LCC officials over the last two days revealed different recollections of what transpired since 2008, when voters rejected a millage to construct a new headquarters for the Capital...
Sept. 21 2011
People are often drawn to architectural styles that suit their personality. It is no wonder attorneys Natalie Alane and Mary Chartier were immediately attracted to the Victorian residence at 403 Seymour...
Sept. 21 2011
Barnes & Noble, located in the old Jacobson’s Building on the corner of Grand River Avenue and Charles Street, is shutting its doors on Dec. 31, said David Deason, vice president of development for...
Controversial board leader says she has no plans to resign
Sept. 21 2011
“It’s tough, I’m not going to lie and say it’s not,” Rodgers said in a three-hour interview Sunday afternoon. “You don’t like being the center of all this scrutiny,...
Three local charities are competing in an online Art Van challenge for grant money.
Sept. 21 2011
Three charities are competing for a chance to win a second grant from the third annual Art Van Charity Challenge. The challenge awarded $1 million in money to charities in the form of grants ranging from...
Jennifer Granholm and husband Dan Mulhern share their thoughts on Michigan in 'A Governor's Story'
Sept. 21 2011
The couple is on the road promoting their new book, “A Governor’s Story: A Fight for Jobs and America’s Economic Future.” The book is on sale this week, and Granholm and Mulhern...
National back-to-school program coming to the Lansing School district
Sept. 15 2011
Thursday, Sept 15 – If you’re convinced that good test scores usually equal a progression in learning, you’ll find a different opinion from Eva Evans, former deputy superintendent of...
Sept. 14 2011
Property: 500 S. Pennsyvania Ave., Lansing Owner: Haida Jafar Taxpayer: Haida Jafar Assessed: $23,500 Owner says: Unable to be reached for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Attached...
Ten employees laid off after deficit reaches $635,000, records show. Higher-ups refuse to be interviewed.
Sept. 14 2011
The information came from documents the university provided after City Pulse filed a Freedom of Information Act request. The university was unwilling to provide the information previously and is still...
Sept. 14 2011
The business has been using the program to recycle everything from computer paper to plastic bottles and cans. Leech said the biggest benefit of the program is the convenience of not having to go out to...
Sept. 14 2011
Why can’t I get excited about this pending land swap in which Davenport University gets that prime piece of land across the street from Lansing Community College in exchange for property a block...
Some Stay Open. Some Stay Closed: The Road Ahead For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Sept. 14 2011
Within two weeks after the state Court of Appeals said on Aug. 23 that selling medical marijuana is illegal, the Greater Lansing Medical Marijuana Business Association held a meeting at the vacant Story...
What's up Republicans' sleeves this legislative season?
Sept. 14 2011
About midway between the eastfacing Capitol building steps and Capitol Avenue Sept. 7, a tall sign held by a medical marijuana advocate read: “WHERE ARE THE DEMS TO STOP THIS S_ _ T?” If the...
Dispensary owners consider filing suit against the city for not refunding licensing fees for opening a business
Sept. 14 2011
A group of former medical marijuana dispensary owners, joined by a Lansing-area attorney, is saying the same thing to the city of Lansing. The business owners want refunds for the fees they paid the city...
New ballot proposals make midterm more critical
Sept. 7 2011
Voters will decide if over 12 acres of the Red Cedar Golf Course near Frandor may be sold and if the city’s property tax millage should be increased. Until late August, the ballot only consisted...
Sept. 7 2011
You’ve probably never given much thought to the houses that frame the intersection of Kensington Road and West Grand River Avenue in East Lansing, just zipped through at nice 25 mph clip
Ingham County register of deeds wants foreclosure laws changed
Sept. 7 2011
Bill Donahue nearly lost his home to foreclosure a month ago. His family home of 25 years had been sold at a sheriff’s auction and he had an eviction notice on his door. It may have been just another...
Sept. 7 2011
A "job." It’s something about every adult needs to scratch out a living. It’s been retooled from rhetorical overuse into a cheap political hammer. It’s been used so many times by so many...
Sept. 7 2011
Lansing resident Carol Hess didn’t own her home on Harding Avenue in December, when the city’s Public Service Department shoveled the sidewalk, but she might be held liable for the $116.33...

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