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....
Animal shelter has goal of $2 million for expanded, updated facility
Oct. 22 2014
A mother and son sits filling out paperwork to describe their cat, which went missing a week ago. They quibble over the color of hair and eyes. An older man is at one of the counters holding a red leash...
Let’s change the culture around breasts, big or small
Oct. 22 2014
If you’ve ever watched a South Park episode you probably laughed or gasped at Ms. Choksondik, the endowed grade school teacher with breasts hanging to her knees. Angelina Jolie, bursting from her...
Can contribute to Congress gridlock
Oct. 22 2014
The decision on whether to support Mike Bishop to replace retiring 8th District Rep. Mike Rogers is simple. If you like the way Congress governs, the partisan bile and appalling lack of governance, Bishop...
Meridian Township fire captain shifts into retirement with 7 a.m. pub party
Oct. 22 2014
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22 – The red neon “Open” sign at the REO Town Pub at 8 a.m. this morning wasn’t the first indication something was up. It was the black Cadillac hearse
Local synagogue engages community in dialogue on public education
Oct. 16 2014
Thursday, Oct. 16 — Congregation Kehillat Israel will hold a community forum on public education at 2 p.m. Sunday as part of the synagogue’s Committee on Social Justice project
Reflections from Michigan students who joined protests in Ferguson
Oct. 15 2014
ST. LOUIS — In a questionable Dennys somewhere outside of Michigan City, Ind., Crystal Gause told me she was ready to die. We made a pit stop for a cheap lunch on our way to Ferguson. It must have...
Oct. 15 2014
Property: 551 Beech, East Lansing Owners: Julianne and James Rosinksi Shortly after buying this home, its owners located a 1933 photograph of the house taken soon after its construction in 1925....
Voters deserve better in the governor’s race
Oct. 15 2014
Early last week it looked like Gov. Rick Snyder was pulling away from Democratic challenger Mark Schauer. A live phone poll of 600 likely voters commissioned by the Detroit News and WDIV-TV, taken Oct....
Oct. 15 2014
Don’t let the dogs out Lansing Board of Water & Light wants to read your meters without Fido around. Every year there “a few” dog bites suffered by meter readers, according to Steve...
Democratic leaders push back against ´anti-woman´ policies
Oct. 15 2014
The Women’s Center of Greater Lansing was packed with powerhouse women Tuesday demanding equal rights, pay and more. U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, state Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer...
Lansing Bike Party is a throwback to 1890 with Tweed Ride
Oct. 10 2014
They may look a little fancier than your typical cyclists, but they are sure to be warm. Old school Schwinns with people in vintage style wool knickers will be cruising along Michigan Avenue...
Fun for all at the first “How-To-Halloween” event at the Lansing Center
Oct. 10 2014
FRIDAY, OCT. 10 – A friendly Halloween decorating competition between two across-the-street neighbors sparked their collaboration for Lansing’s first “How-To-Halloween.”...
Henry Brimmer art display debuts during Old Town Oktoberfest
Oct. 10 2014
FRIDAY, OCT. 10 – Old Town is under surveillance. Perched atop a Turner Street building are silhouetted figures that could cause your heart to stop for a second. One appears to have binoculars; the...
South Lansing man fishes for those hungry for spirit, unity and belief
Oct. 8 2014
“Believe” That’s how the man at the corner of Cavanaugh and Cedar Lansing wants to be known. It’s 7:40 a.m. Thursday. The sun is barely breaking through the foggy September air....
Oct. 8 2014
Property: 4000 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing Owner: Sam X. Eyde Assessed: $401,400 Owner says: “This site was approved by the Lansing Brownfield Redevelopment Authority on May 5 this year. We...
Walberg and Byrnes far apart in 7th District congressional race
Oct. 8 2014
When looking at campaign financing, it is often the political action committees that define the candidate. The Koch brothers´ PAC contributions to Republican Rep. Tim Walberg signal arch conservative;...
Oct. 8 2014
Absentee walk-in voting hours extended to meet demand in Lansing If absentee ballots are an early indication, this election season has voter attention. The Lansing City Clerk expanded absentee walk-in...

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