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
Feb. 5 2016
A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service
Link undervalues Michigan's credit unions' local cooperative mission
Feb. 3 2016
In his most recent column, Link again criticized Michigan credit unions for failing to meet standards for sustainable purity — a standard that no credit union or bank is obliged to meet
Lansing's Refugee Development Center absorbs big surge of volunteers
Feb. 3 2016
Andrew Ford, a pastor at Grand Ledge Baptist Church, resolved to venture "outside his comfort zone" in 2016. He wasn't alone. Thursday, Ford joined a mob of volunteers who reported for duty with Lansing's...
Feb. 3 2016
Tim Bogar of Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the mosaic surrounding the entrance to the Lansing Art Gallery on Washington Square as the December Eye for Design
Greater Lansing reshaped by large and small projects
Feb. 3 2016
In the decade since Mayor Virg Bernero took office, the Lansing skyline has slowly evolved as new developments change the contours of the city.
Jan. 29 2016
A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Lawmakers seek to ease restrictions on historic districts: Some state l
Jan. 29 2016
FRIDAY, Jan. 29 — Michigan Information and Research Services, Inc (MIRS) is reporting that a controversial ballot initiative to amend the state constitution will end. MIRS reports that Dana Nessel...
Former Lansing official key player in Flint crisis
Jan. 27 2016
With angry residents toting bottles and jugs full of muddy-colored liquid, Flint’s City Council approved a resolution in March 2015 calling on the city’s emergency manager to “do all...
Jan. 27 2016
Admittedly, the designation of ‘”Eyesore” isn’t entirely appropriate for this property at the corner of Kalamazoo and Shepard streets. Beyond the boarded-up windows and minor graffiti,...
Snyder’s top flaks sing different tune about FOIA now
Jan. 27 2016
At last week’s State of the State speech, Gov. Rick Snyder promised to release his official emails related to the Flint water crisis from 2014 and 2015 — which covers a period after the decision...
Former mayoral chief of staff, Flint emergency manager quits Financial Health Team
Jan. 25 2016
MONDAY. Jan. 24 — A key voice in the city of Lansing’s Financial Health Team has resigned his volunteer position with the group over concerns about his role in the Flint water crisis. AmbroseJerry
Rail passengers will use new facility starting Monday
Jan. 22 2016
FRIDAY, Jan. 22 — Amtrak will begin using the new transportation center in East Lansing Monday “at long last,” CATA announced today. The Capital Area Multimodal Gat
Former School for the Blind has new developers, new plan
Jan. 20 2016
Courtesy the Mayor's office WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20 — The former School for the Blind has a new team of developers with a new plan to create 60 housing units for senior citizens and another 72 unit
Getting credit unions to move practices in a greener direction
Jan. 20 2016
Might not our local credit unions or banking institutions adopt some of the admirable practices demonstrated by Vancity or the other sustainable credit unions and banks? Given their enviable success across...
Jan. 20 2016
A defining trait of Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is his willingness to share an opinion on, well, just about anything The same with city voters, when asked to say what they think of the mayor. They are...

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