Sale of parking lots good for East Lansing
Oct. 30 2014
On the Nov. 4 East Lansing City ballot, voters can authorize the City to sell three small surface parking lots located on the west side of the downtown area. A “yes” vote on the ballot allows...
Vote for Thomas Morgan for Lansing school board
Oct. 30 2014
As a mother and Lansing resident, I know how important strong neighborhood schools are to our community — and that’s why I’m voting for Thomas Morgan for Lansing School Board on Nov....
Oct. 29 2014
FOR GOVERNOR:MARK SCHAUER As it turns out, Gov. Rick Snyder´s “reinvention of Michigan” schtick in 2010 meant relentlessly positive action for business interests. It would be...
Abed and Barrett battle in Eaton´s 70th House race
Oct. 29 2014
All Michigan voters are picking their state representatives and senators Nov. 4, but the epicenter for competitive races locally is in Delta Township. Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel, Jr.,...
Why is Snyder afraid to lead on same-sex marriage?
Oct. 29 2014
Time and time again as he´s campaigned for re-election, Gov. Rick Snyder has been asked his view on same-sex marriage. Right idea, but it´s the wrong question. What we should ask the governor...
Are wolves the villains or the victims and does hunting help?
Oct. 29 2014
The story behind the wolf hunting proposals on the Nov. 4 ballot could be a modern-day fairy tale – sometimes the wolf is the villain and sometimes the victim. Michigan´s voters may write...
Oct. 29 2014
Short, fast and heavily funded. That’s how to describe the mad scramble that is the 8th Congressional seat race. And the outcome is anything but a given. The district, heavily Republican leaning,...
Oct. 29 2014
It only took a day for state Sen. Rick Jones, after learning that his newly gerrymandered 24th district included Shiawassee County, to begin meeting voters there. Whether it was the local Elks Lodge or...
Oct. 29 2014
Another year, another contested election for U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, whose underperformance in the Republican-leaning 7th Congressional District biennially gives Democrats visions of victory. After facing...
Oct. 29 2014
Lansing voters will determine the fate of the Miller Road Community Center and Grand Woods Park in Delta Township Nov. 4 in two ballot proposals to sell the city properties. The local Peppermint Creek...
Oct. 29 2014
Voters are being asked Tuesday to vote for a millage to support the Ingham County Health Plan, which provides health coverage for low-income residents
Oct. 29 2014
The growing chill in air brings a shiver of dread for the approaching winter along with the sour and frightening memories of the Board of Water & Light massive power outage last year. Two proposed city...
Oct. 29 2014
Distrust is at the heart of opposition to East Lansing’s Park District ballot proposal. “This is a referendum on whether we trust the people in government who for the last decade has been...
Ingham County seeks tax for county trail system maintenance and improvements
Oct. 29 2014
When you run or ride your bike on a trail you don´t follow municipal lines. You meander along a stream or river. You get lost in the vista or the wildlife. And before you know it you could have...
Dyke Heights and Other Sights educates about Lansing’s LGBT history
Oct. 24 2014
THURSDAY, OCT. 23 – It was a Lansing tour like no other. Dyke Heights and Other Sights: an LGBT History Tour of Lansing held Wednesday night highlighted little, to lesser known facts
East Lansing neighborhood cleanup brings neighbors together
Oct. 24 2014
WANTED: Eager volunteers who don’t mind getting a little dirty. The Community Relations Coalition is hosting a neighborhood cleanup Sunday, following the cross-state rivalry football matchup between...
Seltz new Ingham County Animal Control director
Oct. 23 2014
The new director of the Ingham County Animal Control seems like he can handle just about anything. He can fly a helicopter and handle alligators and venomous snakes. He’s patient
Partial solar eclipse could be a sunset showstopper in Lansing
Oct. 23 2014
In ancient times when there was an eclipse, people would bang on pots and pans to scare away what they thought was a dragon trying to eat the sun. They would stop when the dragon went away
Prosperity Project takes new approach to master planning for mid-Michigan
Oct. 22 2014
Batman and Superman decided to make a movie and came to the Broad Museum. But across the street is the abandoned Taco Bell. We’ve got new developments, incubators and restaurants in Lansing. How...
Oct. 22 2014
This small, notable kiosk stands at the western edge of the Cherry Hill neighborhood and its small, yet equally notable historic district. The neighborhood was part of the city’s original plat....

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