Ingham County’s Forest Community Health Center opens on Lansing’s south side
Feb. 19 2016
FRIDAY, Feb. 19 — About 200 people crammed into Ingham County’s newest public health facility this morning. They weren’t sick, but they came out feeling better anyway. The occasion was...
Feb. 19 2016
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No Zika virus in Michigan, experts say — yet
Feb. 19 2016
LANSING – The Zika virus will likely reach Michigan, but it won’t be the mosquitoes that bring it, health officials say.The mosquitoes that carry the virus, Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus,...
Grand Rapids firm plans $4 million extend-stay hotel by I496
Feb. 18 2016
THURSDAY, Feb. 18 —The old Deluxe Inn site along I496 just south of downtown Lansing, long an eyesore before it was torn down in 2010, has been optioned to a Grand Rapids company that would bu
Full-time state job means $45K pay cut for Wells
Feb. 17 2016
The good news for Dr. Eden Wells is she's now a state employee. The bad news for Wells is … she's a state employee
City Council investigates programs on paint exposure to children
Feb. 17 2016
Since 2008, at least 200 Ingham County children a year have been diagnosed with blood lead levels above the medically accepted levels of 5 mg/DL of blood. Ninety percent of the lead poisoning cases in...
Bernie the Jew — Who knew? Who cares?
Feb. 17 2016
But for a reason that has barely surfaced so far, a Sanders nomination and victory would be YUGER. While we’ve long had Jews in Congress and on the Supreme Court, Sanders would be the first major-party...
Snow-free yards and fields
Feb. 17 2016
This subject will draw numerous detractors, as it pertains more to regionalism rather than so-called bad architecture. And very few people eagerly anticipate the prospect of clearing sidewalks with a snow...
Residents, management struggle with critters at ‘Tower of Terror'
Feb. 17 2016
Late last year, the resident who had noticed red, itchy dots on his skin woke up one night to discover tiny bugs attached to his skin, feasting on his blood
Eastern's sale to Sparrow raises 'red flag' over fate of historic building
Feb. 17 2016
Last week, architect Elisabeth Knibbe punched up a few images of Lansing's Eastern High School on her computer
Feb. 16 2016
TUESDAY, Feb. 16 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Service animals, not pets, qualify for new patch
Fourth graders will get field trips to federal parks
Feb. 16 2016
LANSING — Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is one of 186 federal parks that will split the $1.1 million National Park Foundation grant to set up field trip programs.The $4,820 grant secured last...
State hires chief medical officer full time, ending health code violation
Feb. 12 2016
FRIDAY. Feb. 12 — The state of Michigan now has a full-time chief executive medical officer. City Pulse broke the story Tuesday that Dr. Eden Wells, who is overseeing the medical response to...
Developer proposes ropes course, zip line in downtown
Feb. 12 2016
FRIDAY, Feb. 12 — Residents and visitors alike may soon have the opportunity to view Lansing’s skyline from a bird’s-eye perspective
Residents of troubled South Washington Park take case to City Council
Feb. 11 2016
THURSDAY. Feb. 11 — For years, residents at 3200 S. Washington Ave., a Lansing Housing Commission building on the near south side, have complained about a host of issues compromising their living...
State’s medical chief holds post in violation of health code
Feb. 10 2016
The state’s top official overseeing the medical response to the Flint water crisis is violating state law by only serving in a part-time capacity
Republican one-party rule a disaster for Michigan
Feb. 10 2016
If it wasn't clear before, it should be now: Michigan's Republicans have proven utterly incapable of governing the state
Feb. 10 2016
Designed by Detroit-area architects Minoru Yamasaki & Associates, this building has served as the headquarters for the Michigan State Medical Society since its completion in 1961
Notes from an afternoon with water volunteers in Flint
Feb. 10 2016
Two water-bearing volunteers knocked at the door of a tiny house on Flint's north side Sunday afternoon. Five barefoot kids, ages 3 to 11, nearly outnumbered the few pieces of furniture inside
State’s top medical officer not serving full time as required by law
Feb. 9 2016
TUESDAY, Feb. 9 — The state official overseeing the medical response to the Flint water crisis appears to be violating state law by only working part time

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