July 7 2010
"Bernero has a clear path to victory," reads a confidential memo authored by Michael Kulisheck, vice president of Harstad Strategic Research, the polling company that conducted the survey. "Bernero will...
July 7 2010
The panel consists of three members (two of whom, both physicians, were serving at the time of the report) “exceptionally qualified” to appraise the nation’s cancer program and in this...
Virg running for money
July 7 2010
With less than a month left until the Democratic gubernatorial primary, appeals from theVirg Bernero camp for money are coming harder than ever. On Tuesday, an e-mail was sent out from the...
June 30 2010
We were living on a single income, and needed entertainment and educational resources for a stay-at-home-mother and a place for the family to get out and socialize. We found all of this in the Capital...
June 30 2010
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: The barbershop occupies a cherished place in the archetype of Americana. It’s a place where residents gather, share local stories and news, and of...
An old Old Town church is reborn with a new congregation
June 30 2010
Now, 147 years later, Lansing’s North Presbyterian Church, seated on the corner of Grand River and Washington Avenues in Old Town, is ground zero for an ecumenical saga plotted on a theme of multiculturalism...
June 30 2010
I could stretch it to 2 or 3 p.m. if I need the extra time. Anytime after 5 p.m., I’m pushing it. If I don’t have it in by 6 p.m., Berl Schwartz has either found an in-house ad or popped a...
Some reasons it might be harder to get access to public information from your local police department.
June 30 2010
The man did not want to give me his name, but he described the home invasion this way: He was sleeping, naked, on his couch very, very early on a Sunday morning when the men barged in waving guns. They...
Budget end times, stop signs and new City Hall ... hours of operation
June 29 2010
Talks of using $3.4 million of the city’s reserve funds to fix an unbalanced 2010 fiscal year budget livened up Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting. At-Large Councilman Brian Jeffries said...
It's about time for Virg's endorsements to start working their magic
June 24 2010
Virg Bernero spent the last couple of months racking up endorsements (including the latest, announced Tuesday, from the Michigan Democratic Party Justice Caucus) from the likes of the AFL-CIO and the Michigan...
6th annual "Extreme Street Makeover" underway in Lansing neighborhood
June 23 2010
Anita Moneypenny paused for a rare rest in the shade Friday afternoon in front of the Baker-Donora Center on Baker Street in Lansing. She kept planning to sit down but never made it to a bench —...
Meager Lansing Council grinds to halt over vote; appointees, budget amendment left hanging for a while
June 23 2010
A Monday night Lansing City Council meeting was delayed for almost an hour because of continuing tensions over a format of holding meetings that was put into place in January by President A’Lynne...
June 23 2010
Not only should medical marijuana be made available to patients in need, but adult recreational use should be regulated. Drug policies modeled after alcohol prohibition have given rise to a youth-oriented...
June 23 2010
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Vacant buildings are a fact. Even attractive buildings can become unoccupied. Without proper maintenance, vacant buildings deteriorate quickly and can attract...
Bronze-age Korean architecture hits Ingham County
June 23 2010
Twenty-six people formed a U on Friday around Korean architect and philosopher Jai Soon Ko in room 201 of the Michigan State University International Center. Air and heat vents dotted the ceiling, while...
Lansing not doing well on its second try to name a street after Cesar Chavez
June 23 2010
Dueling Facebook pages give some clues as to why. But nearly everyone polled said they wanted to find some way to honor the late founder of the United Farm Workers’ union if not a street, then perhaps...
Lansing Police Department third in state to appoint an officer as LGBT liaison
June 23 2010
“People are OK, they just don’t want to have it, I guess, pushed in their face,” she said. “Probably not everybody at my department is aware. I do not flaunt it, I just go there...
June 23 2010
Before every Democrat from here to northern Oakland County turns "Kande Ngalamulume" into a dirty word for bailing out of a quixotic bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, hold tight. The nave 31-year-old...
Former White House “green jobs czar” Van Jones gives green economy talk in East Lansing
June 17 2010
“It’s good to be in Michigan,” Van Jones says to a vivacious audience. “It’s good to be in Michigan!” he repeats, winning over a sizeable crowd at Saturday’s Michigan...
June 17 2010
Saturday, June 19 EVENTST'ai Chi in Hunter Park. Bob Teachout, a local t'ai chi teacher invites anyone who would like to learn this exercise system to join him. 10 a.m. FREE. Hunter Park, 400 S. Holmes...

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