City bees pollinate urban education
Oct. 30 2015
LANSING — Urban beekeeping is an increasingly popular teaching tool that also provides support for the threatened pollinators.“Rooftops and balconies are great places for beehives in the cit
Chamber attacks Council candidate over development record
Oct. 29 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 29 — The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce has roiled East Lansing residents with a mailer attacking City Council candidate Erik Altmann just a week before voters cast their ballot
Oct. 28 2015
With autumn in full flush, one’s eyes are naturally drawn upward to enjoy the resplendent colors of the season. Unfortunately, that view is diminished when the bright colors are pruned away to allow...
Wider probe underway
Oct. 27 2015
Ingham County’s information technology director and chief information officer was terminated Friday, less than 24 hours after City Pulse obtained thousands of pages of emails between him and various
County clerk raised concerns about Ashton last spring
Oct. 27 2015
Ingham County officials said they were surprised by revelations that the former chief Information officer and information technology director had been violating the county’s ethics ordinance f
Oct. 21 2015
Frank Kelley is noted for his quick wit, direct answers and insight into complex issues. The answers to the following 10 questions for Kelley, who served 37 years as Michigan’s attorney general,...
Oct. 21 2015
Marking the southern edge of the Oakwood Historic District, Valley Court Park sits at the base of a steep hill that separates it from East Lansing’s Oakwood Neighborhood. The elevation change can...
Digitized newspaper archives chronicle our history
Oct. 21 2015
For an agreement so momentous, the announcement this year that would begin to archive the back issues of newspapers owned by Gannett Co. Inc., which owns the Lansing State Journal, has...
Bernie Sanders column stirs online debate
Oct. 20 2015
TUESDAY, Oct. 20 — “The trouble with Bernie,” a recent City Pulse editorial by columnist Mickey Hirten, has been the source of some heated online political discussions. To date, the column
Jones leading way in Senate on bill favoring dispensaries
Oct. 14 2015
After clearing the state House of Representatives by an overwhelming majority this month, a legislative package to tax and regulate medical marijuana dispensaries has a strong likelihood of making it...
Oct. 14 2015
I appreciated the opportunity to take part in the Lansing Board of Water & Light’s citizen’s panel discussion recently and applaud the LBWL for inviting input from the community. However, 15...
Recent county inspection affirms basement growths
Oct. 14 2015
Despite repeated denials by Lansing code inspectors, a rental property City Pulse reported on in July does in fact have a mold problem, according to documents obtained from the city and Ingham County...
Oct. 14 2015
Eyesore RevisitedProperty: Bamboo Restaurant1020 Trowbridge Road
Third Ward candidate’s claims don’t hold up
Oct. 14 2015
Campaign claims by A’Lynne Boles, the two-term incumbent Councilwoman in Lansing’s Third Ward, are raising questions about her veracity
Bernero owes voters the courage of his convictions
Oct. 14 2015
Sometimes the easiest answer is the hardest. For Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, an unequivocal “No” to questions about his involvement with the shadowy political provocateurs at Capitol Region...
Experts say altered Hussain image plays to anti-Muslim fears
Oct. 14 2015
A new mailer that landed in mailboxes of Third Ward voters in Lansing on Friday has community members raising concerns about digital manipulation and possible influence of the ongoing national anti-Muslim...
City of Lansing endorsements: For Dievendorf, Hussain and Washington
Oct. 14 2015
City Pulse's City of Lansing endorsements: For Dievendorf, Hussain and Washington
Ingham County commissioners asked to license e-cigarettes, ban sales to minors
Oct. 13 2015
TUESDAY, Oct. 13 — An Ingham County Health Department proposal would ban e-cigarette sales to minors and require vendors to obtain a tobacco license to sell them to anyone else starting next year
Higher rents squeeze low income workers
Oct. 9 2015
LANSING – Real estate experts across the state say the cost of renting a home is rising and the trend toward higher rent will only continue
Project seeks to transform neglected corner
Oct. 7 2015
An $8 million, five-story mixed-use development, partially plated with stainless steel left over from the construction of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, is set to go up at the southwest corner...

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