A pep talk, tributes and a public hearing
Jan. 25 2011
Tuesday, Jan. 25 — The scene on the first floor of the chilly, well-lit Knapp’s building Monday night was so optimistic, you might think the city faces a $15 million budget surplus and state...
The City Council will meet for a quick session before the mayor’s State of the City speech
Jan. 24 2011
Monday, Jan. 24 — The Lansing City Council will hold a brief meeting at 5 p.m. today before heading to Mayor Virg Bernero’s annual State of the City address
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reaches out to women through workshops
Jan. 21 2011
Friday, Jan. 21 — Nine women attended a turkey-hunting workshop in Delta Township this week as part of the state’s effort to involve more women with what is stereotypically known as a man’s...
2730 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Lansing
Jan. 20 2011
It’s OK to think that this house at 2730 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. looks dreadful with its exposed plywood, mismatched siding and overall disrepair. Lansing-area resident and owner Dave Finet...
Jan. 20 2011
While Superman is fixing the nation’s schools, could he also swoop into Lansing and, faster than a speeding bullet, bypass the district’s school board, leap across the gaping budget hole, shake...
The Greater Lansing Network against War and Injustice’s (GLNAWI) position on the Tucson shootings
Jan. 20 2011
Thursday, Jan. 20 — In memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we ask everyone to be tolerant and compassionate towards fellow human beings and speak out against hatred and bigotry
Marshall Street Armory: It’s ‘historic’ now
Jan. 20 2011
Thursday, Jan. 20 — The Lansing City Council voted unanimously today to give the Marshall Street Armory “historic district” status
Jan. 19 2011
A casino in downtown Lansing is a terrible idea (“Casino Lansing?” 1/5/11). The casino revenue generated to the tribes is only taxed at a federal level — nothing at either a state or...
Will Joel Ferguson have to choose between MSU and a casino?
Jan. 19 2011
When Joel Ferguson was chosen to serve on the Greektown Casino board of directors in June, he says he was selected from a field of 30 to 40 people. Ferguson was re-elected as chairman of the MSU Board...
A cold murder case reheats in a MSU forensics lab
Jan. 19 2011
The saga of the “mild-mannered murderer” climaxed with a low-speed chase more spectacular than Simpson’s flight in the Bronco
Jan. 19 2011
Over the holidays, the rest of the 147 state lawmakers’ minds were anywhere but on state politics. Jones had the stage to himself, and he took full advantage, making sure someone’s foot was...
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Jan. 19 2011
Meds are pre-bagged and grams cost $15 each. The Great White Shark, an indica-dominant hybrid from the famous Green House Seed Co. in Holland, was a really nice smoke. The heavily trichome-covered buds...
‘We’re at a point where we’ve run out of options’
Jan. 19 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 19 — Lansing School District Superintendent T.C. Wallace says 2011 could be one of the toughest years yet for the district, citing staff layoffs, budget cuts and facility closings
After a month back in the local news biz, she is packing heat
Jan. 19 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 19 — Broadcaster Cheryl Fritze has only been back on the air in Lansing for a month, but already she’s embroiled in enough controversy that she went out and got a permit for...
Ryan Richmond from Royal Oak, Mich. is a venture capitalist, commercial real estate professional and a board member of the Marijuana Patients Organization (MarijuanaPatients.org)
Jan. 17 2011
Monday, Jan. 17 — Some kind of interesting times we live in, don’t you think?
‘I want to be a resident of Lansing — this isn’t phony’
Jan. 17 2011
Monday, Jan. 17 — Lansing Board of Education member Jack Davis is clear: He is a bona fide Lansing resident, despite what some people are saying online
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Jan. 14 2011
Cloud 9 made the transition from head shop to dispensary in the past year and sits across Cedar Street from the Lansing Police Department’s South Precinct station. It’s one of the city’s...
The East Lansing Planning Commission recommends approval of an ordinance to allow medical marijuana dispensaries
Jan. 14 2011
Friday, Jan. 14 — The East Lansing Planning Commission has recommended liberalizing a proposed ordinance regulating medical marijuana dispensaries
State Sen. Rebekah Warren says tighter gun control policies are needed
Jan. 13 2011
Thursday, Jan. 13 — State Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, said Wednesday on “City Pulse on the Air” that the state could benefit from less liberal gun control policies in light of the...
Jan. 12 2011
The Waverly Road project is sorely needed for safe biking and walking. It is not a “path to nowhere,” as Senator Jones proclaims. This should be evident by the well worn “desire path”...