June 24 2015
Property: 925 W. Lapeer St. Lansing Owner: Ingham Co. Land Bank Unlike many eyesores, this building and site are well kept. However, the building itself has succumbed to a series of unfortunate alterations...
Former congressman taps into a lucrative life
June 24 2015
So what´s been happening with Mike Rogers since he left Congress in January? He´s gone into business. What business? Mike Rogers Inc. And it seems to be doing very well. He has founded...
Widely different state legislation anticipates same-sex court ruling
June 24 2015
As Michigan and the nation await a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court Monday that could end Michigan’s 11-year ban on same-sex marriage, lawmakers from both parties have filed bills to address the...
County officials concerned about Lansing Township finances
June 17 2015
It´s been a long and bitter battle between Ingham County and Lansing Township, but the $12 million construction project to address flooding in neighborhoods and at business in and around Wood Street...
LEPFA president shares plan for historic Lansing City Market
June 17 2015
It may still be called the City Market, but farmers will no longer be driving its identity under a new plan being shaped by city officials.
Bike Lanes Greater Lansing
June 17 2015
The end of the school year and the approach of summer invariably bring an increase in bicycle traffic, including commuters seeking a healthier substitute to driving and residents looking for alternate...
Sexual assault hearing process pleases no one
June 17 2015
On Aug. 2, 2013, an MSU student identified in court documents solely as Ashley met with MSU police and administrative officials to report an alleged rape that had occurred two days earlier. She alleged...
Two developers building on momentum of Michigan Avenue
June 10 2015
CORRECTION: Due to a reporting error, an earlier version of this story omitted Capital City Homebrewing Supply, which is also located on the south side of Michigan Avenue´s 2000 block. One...
Advisory committee not meeting state requirements
June 10 2015
The East Lansing Public Schools sex education programming —already the subject of scrutiny over its abstinence-only contract program SMART — may be in violation of Michigan’s laws and...
Diocese of Lansing asks for help for struggling city
June 10 2015
That many of Michigan´s cities are struggling is well known. Detroit is the nation´s poster child for a city in decline. On the west side of the state, Benton Harbor is near collapse. The...
June 3 2015
Impression 5 Science Center is planning a new $450,000 exhibit: a two-story permanent “water park” that will combine play with education. The project has received a $250,000 commitment from...
Regional leaders differ on Bernero’s proposal
June 3 2015
Leaders in neighboring Lansing communities that rely on the Lansing Board of Water and Light for water and electric service had mixed reactions to Mayor Virg Bernero’s announcement in City Pulse...
June 3 2015
Property: 1701 Turner St., Lansing Owner: James V. Ward Jr. Efforts to contact the owner were unsuccessful Looking beyond the weedy pavement and the board-covered windows, this building is located...
Former Florida governor´s approach out of step with Republican rivals
June 3 2015
Jeb Bush visited Lansing last week, not yet an official candidate for president, but clearly running. In the crowded field of Republicans he´s a strong contender with name recognition (for good...
May 27 2015
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s adamant opposition to even considering the sale of the Board of Water & Light has softened to the point that he is calling on his Financial Health Team to study the potential...
Selling BWL would resolve many problems
May 27 2015
That Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero will consider selling the city´s electric utility is encouraging, if somewhat wrong footed. Bernero finally acknowledges that BWL is a valuable and vulnerable asset....
May 27 2015
This building, like the neighborhood surrounding it, takes its name from horticulturalist Liberty Hyde Bailey. Born in South Haven, Bailey graduated from the Michigan Agricultural College in 1882 and later...
Measure advancing; Snyder will decide
May 27 2015
The war between the state GOP and organized labor is being fought in Lansing again. After their success with so-called Right to Work legislation, Republicans in Lansing have set their sights on prevailing...
May 27 2015
Student snoozing through a boring lecture might be a thing of the past in classes offered by Michigan State University’s College of Arts and Letters. PopBoardz is an innovative, interactive new...
May 20 2015
Looking beyond the obvious problems caused by the vegetation that has enveloped this simple house, it seems to be sited particularly close to the busy public way. The east-facing front porch would make...

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