Ingham County bonding considered to help fund Lansing’s Red Cedar project
May 25 2016
The developers of the Red Cedar Renaissance project on Michigan Avenue in Lansing may seek about $35 million in bonds funded through Ingham County for construction of the elaborate infrastructure needed...
May 24 2016
Summer of Art This week’s issue marks the kickoff of our Summer of Art, which puts original art from local artists on the cover for 15 weeks. This week starts with Lansing artist Tom Cocozzoli,...
Community orchard opens in Moores Park neighborhood
May 19 2016
THURSDAY, May 19 — The lot located at 1845 Osband Ave. has seen its share of change. At this time last year, it was still a derelict house owned by the Ingham County Land Bank. Now, it is a lu
Environmental groups say BWL’s plan creates uuneeded natural gas plants
May 18 2016
In 2008, the Lansing Board of Water & Light announced plans for a new 350-megawatt coal/biomass plant to replace aging units at its Eckert plant near Moores Park. After fierce public opposition, the BWL...
May 18 2016
Buildings like this, which is occupied as a sort of musicians' collective, can be found in most urban neighborhoods, formerly serving functions that varied from corner market to hardware store to local...
Picking a county prosecutor, Ingham judges confuse their role
May 18 2016
Starting July 2, Gretchen Whitmer will replace disgraced Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III, a short-term assignment that raises her profile in what is expected to be a run for governor in...
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Despite vote not to sell, city still wants Willoughby on ballot
May 18 2016
“It is up to the City Council to determine if the voters of Lansing, who have consistently supported measures to sell surplus city property, should have the opportunity to consider this question,”...
City attorney Abood did not disclose ties required by ethics code
May 18 2016
Abood, who for more than a year has worked as a deputy and interim city attorney, was required by ethics provisions of the City Charter and the city’s ethics ordinance to disclose this financial...
BWL and Impression 5 hold Adopt A River event Saturday
May 12 2016
THURSDAY, May 12 — Two organizations are teaming up this weekend, dedicating their time and energy to cleaning Greater Lansing rivers
Lansing City Council plans dispensary moratorium; licensing provisions likely
May 11 2016
Lansing's City Council is poised to approve a moratorium on new medical marijuana dispensaries in the city Thursday. It’s the first step towards regulating the businesses and, some residents and...
May 11 2016
Though perhaps not as iconic as Beaumont Tower, the MSU Student Union is nevertheless a campus landmark. With finals week marking the end of another academic year, the building is likely to be the backdrop...
Lansing withholds names of arrestees
May 11 2016
The response redacted, or blacked out, the names of alleged prostitutes and their customers. Assistant City Attorney Mark Dotson, who handles FOIA requests for the office, justified the response, saying...
City Pulse seeks open process for selecting Dunnings’ replacement
May 6 2016
FRIDAY, May 6 — Monday’s scheduled closed-door meeting of Ingham County’s Circuit Court judges to begin the process of selecting an interim county prosecutor would violate the state’s...
May 5 2016
Watch the Running of the Roses in style on Saturday at the City Pulse Kentucky Derby Party at the Midtown Brewing Co., 401 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. Light buffet included. Great speciality dr
Candidates mixed on whether process to replace Dunnings should be public
May 4 2016
WEDNESDAY, May 4 — Should the selection process of Ingham County’s interim prosecutor be open to the public? “Yes,” said Gretchen Whitmer, who is the former state Senate Democratic...
Final Five round of the City Pulse/Fox 47 News Top of the Town contest begins now!
May 4 2016
Out of a melee of hundreds of nominees, a crop of elite Lansing-area warriors has advanced to the Final Five round of the 2016 City Pulse/Fox 47 News Top of the Town Awards
Dunnings’ replacement process may be conducted in secret
May 4 2016
On Monday, Chief Circuit Judge Janene Lawless said the names will not be released of the six individuals who have applied to replace Stuart Dunnings III when his resignation becomes effective July 2. A...
Flint crisis a windfall for Schuette as AG looks toward governor’s race
May 4 2016
People are poisoned. Government workers face criminal charges. Gov. Rick Snyder is vilified, his reputation shredded
Twelve candidates bid to replace Dunnings as county prosecutor
May 4 2016
Whitmer, former Michigan Senate minority leader and a rising star in the state’s Democratic Party, is used to perpetual speculation about her political future. Her application for interim prosecutor...
Chamber, others raise questions over cost of a new animal shelter
May 4 2016
The 45-year-old Ingham County Animal Control Shelter is a communicable disease’s heaven. The facility shares the same air, resulting in kennel cough. Cats are crowded into community rooms, allowing...