Potter Park Zoo offers free admission for veterans
May 23 2014
FRIDAY, May 23 — Potter Park Zoo is celebrating Memorial Day by offering free admission to veterans all day long on Monday
Hunter Park GardenHouse hosting plant sale to celebrate anniversary
May 23 2014
FRIDAY, May 23 — To celebrate six years of teaching Lansing’s Eastside residents to embrace their green thumbs, the Hunter Park GardenHouse, 1400 E. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing, is hosting a community...
State offers enrollment session for college savings programs
May 22 2014
THURSDAY, May 22 — Battling a slow economy and declining enrollment numbers, the state is hosting an event to promote interest in their two college savings programs, the Michigan Education Trust...
In broad new guidelines, federal health authorities say nearly every person at risk for HIV infection should consider using once-a-day pill to prevent getting the virus
May 21 2014
Greg is a sexually active 24-yearold man in Lansing. HIV and other sexually transmitted infections are definitely on his radar, he says, despite saying he “always” uses a condom with casual...
May 21 2014
While those familiar with Lansing will have little difficulty identifying this small but notable building, strangers will find that its deep setbacks make it difficult to locate, particularly along busy...
May 21 2014
There was a legislative hearing last week to change how public bodies tell us about proposed tax increases, zoning changes in our neighborhoods, new water rates and hundreds of other government actions...
Vocational programs survive the Lansing School District’s budget cuts for the new fiscal year, but they aren’t safe for the long run
May 21 2014
After narrowly escaping being cut in the coming fiscal year’s budget, the longterm fate of vocational programs in the Lansing School District is still unclear
May 21 2014
WEDNESDAY, May 21 — As more and more people become aware of the little blue HIV prevention pill, there is going to be more push back from opponents. Don’t be fooled by their dire warnings,...
Manufacturer starts exterior work on pole barn, residents applaud progress — mostly
May 21 2014
WEDNESDAY, May 21 —High-tech manufacturer Niowave has begun exterior work on their industrial pole barn in Lansing’s Walnut neighborhood, and neighbors have used one word to describe their...
Council votes 6-2 to pass budget and approve Police Department’s move
May 20 2014
TUESDAY, May 20 — Despite controversy over the cost, the Lansing City Council approved Monday moving the Police Department from the North Precinct to the Hill Center on the south side. The vote was...
Landlord provides documents to rebut Bernero’s claim that developer didn’t provide clear offers
May 19 2014
MONDAY, May 19 — As the Lansing City Council prepares to vote tonight on the Lansing Police Department’s proposed move to the city’s south side, the landlord of the current North Precinct...
Boles, now home, refuses comment, won’t say when she will return
May 17 2014
FRIDAY, May 16 — Lansing City Council President A’Lynne Boles is home recuperating after being hospitalized, but she refused to comment or to say when she will return to City Hall
State Police investigated allegations of Bridge Card abuse by Lansing Police
May 17 2014
FRIDAY, MAY 16 — The Michigan State Police conducted an investigation into allegations that members of the Lansing Police Department Special Operations Unit misused Bridge cards provided by federal...
Ingham County´s Mental Health Court aims to keep sick offenders out of jail
May 14 2014
Thomas Boyd has seen a lot of defendants, but the chief judge of 55th District Court in Ingham County can still picture one young man he sentenced a few years ago. "He was only 17, hadn´t even grown...
Lansing Police Department landlord offers to let police stay rent free; Bernero rejects the bid
May 14 2014
Landlord Harry Hepler offered Tuesday to allow the Lansing Police Department’s North Precinct to stay in his building rent free, which was promptly rejected as “11th hour bullshit tactics”...
Mayor explains why he is standing by Lark as general manager. It’s not just loyalty.
May 14 2014
The long knives are out for the Lansing Board of Water and Light´s general manager, J. Peter Lark
LCC is working on futuristic upgrades and preservation — in some cases through demolition
May 14 2014
“It’s not your father’s LCC.” That’s how Lansing Community College President Brent Knight sums up the projects popping up around his campus. LCC just completed a $31 million...
May 14 2014
As is too often true of old buildings, this home has been covered with synthetic siding. Such work is ostensibly performed as a maintenance reduction or energy-saving effort. However, when undertaken,...
Council committee supports move to south side
May 9 2014
FRIDAY, May 9 – Miguel Ferreyra-Flores will have to make a serious decision about his family — and his design business — if the Lansing Police Department leaves his neighborhood. ...
Community Review Team emphasizes no personnel changes
May 8 2014
THURSDAY, May 8 – Despite strong criticism of the Lansing Board of Water and Light’s performance during the December power outage, the Community Review Team is not recommending any personnel...

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