June 14 2018
She was referring to the former general manager of the Lansing Board of Water & Light, who left town for a New York vacation during the catastrophic ice storm in December 2013. He was ultimately fired...
June 14 2018
Last week’s state House votes to repeal the state’s 53-year-old prevailing wage law and adopt work requirements for Medicaid expansion recipients may have long-term impacts on Michigan residents,...
June 7 2018
The Senate Republican-led drive to approve the citizen initiative to legalize recreational marijuana died in the House on Tuesday after a final attempt to sway a few Democratic votes fell short, meaning...
June 7 2018
I was a junior in college when I shared a podium with RFK for a speech I helped arrange in April 1968 at the University of Pennsylvania as part of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination....
LGBT advocates see little effect locally from Court ‘cake’ ruling
June 7 2018
Leaders and attorneys involved in high profile federal lawsuits involving LGBT equality in Michigan had differing ideas of how Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop v the...
June 7 2018
Schor said ultimately the $242 million project to redevelop the old Red Cedar golf course on the east end of Michigan Avenue hinges on getting the support of six of the eight Council members. The city...
534 N. Pine St. Lansing
June 7 2018
The property was transferred in ownership to the Ingham County Treasurer’s Office on May 1. On May 22, city code compliance officials cited the property for its overgrown grass
June 6 2018
WEDNESDAY, June 6 — Book lovers, and some of those with an on-again, off-again relationship with reading, will be gathering to discuss what it is that keeps them reading, and how they can build that
June 1 2018
FRIDAY, June 1 — Trust between the public and the media has “fractured,” the president and CEO of PBS said yesterday while visiting member station WKAR
Delhi Twp. to honor county’s sole lynching victim
May 31 2018
Aug. 27, 1866, was to be John Taylor’s 18th birthday. On the cusp of that day, he’d already lived a life of the times: a slave, a freedman who joined the Union Army in the Civil War hired farm...
East Lansing
May 31 2018
John English of East Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the May 9 Eye for Design (below) as the “Grove Street parking structure near 54b District Court
May 31 2018
More than seven years of a completely Republican-run state government and progressives are getting antsy. Petitions for at least seven left-leaning ballot proposals have been actively circulated and now...
Detroit marchers visit East Lansing to make case against deportations
May 24 2018
Pete Gojcaj’s wife, Cile Precetaj, was suddenly deported from Sterling Heights back to Albania this month after living in the U.S. for 18 years
May 24 2018
Neely, 31, has been charged in the stabbing death of Kevin Wirth on May 21 last year. But 54-A District Judge Louise Alderson ruled on July 21 that Larkin was not competent to stand trial. That essentially...
May 24 2018
Jones said gun-rights advocates were concerned an early version of his legislation would stop those learning how to use a gun from renting. Under Jones’ first legislative draft, people seeking to...
Code compliance, roads big winners; City Market loses
May 24 2018
The new budget, which takes effect July 1, includes a 4.9 percent boost in spending from the $134.3 million General Fund — essentially, the city’s operating budget. That included increased...
May 24 2018
Simultaneously, Gretchen Driscoll has become the obvious choice to remove Tim Walberg from his perch. Walberg’s recent claims of opioid concerns and Facebook privacy all carry the disclosures of...
707 Prudden St. (Motor Wheel Lofts) Lansing
May 24 2018
Despite its location between two major thoroughfares, this property is difficult to locate, as it sits well back from Oakland Avenue and above East Saginaw. Visitors taking a detour along Prudden Street...
May 24 2018
A caller identifying herself as being from the “Bernett Group” was conducting an extensive telephone survey last weekend in which she asked respondents to opine on various lines of attack that...
Mayor, sheriff at odds over jail millage, city lockup
May 24 2018
The future of the holding facility, along with the location of the courts, is delaying plans to sell the City Hall building for hotel development and move city operations elsewhere downtown. The courts...