State Rep.’s bill to let unvaccinated pupils attend school despite contagious outbreaks
April 5 2017
WEDNESDAY. April 5 — Move over Typhoid Mary, Republican State Rep. Tom Barrett is taking over. The second-term lawmaker from Potterville introduced legislation last week that will dramatically hampe
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Pink, white and blue flags fly at Lansing, East Lansing city halls
March 31 2017
The Transgender Pride Flag flies over the East Lansing City Hall Friday March 31. It was part of eight municipal governments honoring the International Transgender Day of Visibility project. Todd Heyw
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...
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...
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
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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
March 24 2017
FRIDAY, March 24 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Wetlands mitigation may get cheaper for local gove
March 24 2017
LANSING – Michigan, with vaccination rates that put it near the bottom of a list of all states, has launched a new campaign — I Vaccinate — that it hopes will boost rates up to 90 percent
March 22 2017
The date of this edifice’s construction in 1953 is noted prominently on the cornerstone facing Grand River. However, the building’s dedication was postponed until October 1969. In accordance...
March 22 2017
On the late February Monday when incumbent Virg Bernero dropped out, Swope wasn’t running. He was “shocked and surprised” by Bernero’s announcement. And he didn’t see how...
Canine trio face death sentence In disputed case in Ionia County
March 22 2017
The three dogs have been in the Ionia County Animal Shelter since July 8, when they broke out of the yard of Vamvakias’ yard. She was watching Hustin’s dogs while Hustin and his wife, an active...
$24.5 million 'family housing' complex gains momentum at School for the Blind
March 22 2017
Since 2000, limited rehab work and selective demolition have nibbled at the fringes of the long-derelict campus on Lansing’s near west side, but the campus’ century-old, hulking centerpieces,...
A surrogate bears the fate the first Scott House avoided
March 15 2017
In retrospect, it’s amazing that Lansing’s Scott House made it all the way to a wintry Monday morning two days ago, when its demolition began to make room for a Board of Water & Light substation
March 8 2017
Juliet Levy-Weston of Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the detail shown in the Jan. 25 "Eye for Design," which she may pick up at City Pulse. She said that the "red stone carved twigs...
With Bernero not running, Schor’s support piles up
March 8 2017
Seats on the Andy Schor Express to City Hall are quickly filling up
Digital antennas catching on as a way to beat cable costs
March 8 2017
When Lansing resident Meegan Holland calculated her cable bill in the summer of 2015, she realized she was paying $184 a month. That’s when she understood she needed a change
Former Olympic medalist makes bid for Lansing Mayor’s Office
March 8 2017
Olympic Silver Medalist Judi Brown Clarke has signed up for what may be the run of her life. Last week she announced she’s seeking to become Lansing’s first African American and female mayor
Major Brown Clarke backer owes $72,000 in delinquent taxes
March 8 2017
The host of mayoral candidate Judi Brown Clarke’s kickoff fundraiser owes over $72,000 in delinquent property taxes, interest and fees either personally or through limited liability companies of...