Lansing is finding out in sanctuary city debate
Feb. 15 2017
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, Shakespeare wrote. And that may be the case in Lansing in the debate over whether the city should declare itself a sanctuary city
Dirt trails along the Grand River open up a Lansing wilderness
Feb. 15 2017
Dirt trails along the Grand River open up a Lansing wildernessAt an obscure trailhead hidden behind a backyard in southwest Lansing, a laminated card is crudely duct taped to a fence pole: “No motorized...
County weighs proposals for trail extensions
Feb. 15 2017
The next time I roll from my home turf in North Lansing to talk about trails with Parks Department Director Timothy Morgan at the Ingham County seat in Mason, I may do it on two wheels
McClurken a ‘pissy rich guy,’ Yorko says on Facebook
Feb. 15 2017
“Pissy rich guy.” That’s how Lansing City Councilwoman Jessica Yorko has described James McClurken, who has filed to run for her seat this year to represent the Fourth Ward
Millage will put Ingham County trails in trim in 2017
Feb. 15 2017
You can learn a lot from the recreational trails pavement report prepared for the Ingham County Parks Department in 2015. It’s a grim pathology of horrors like “raveling,” “flushing,”...
City Council to vote tonight on almost being a ‘sanctuary city’
Feb. 13 2017
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Feb. 10 2017
LANSING — Michigan LGBT lobbyists are hailing the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to admit transgender boys as a momentous step in the struggle for recognition of equal rights.“Boy Scouts...
Feb. 10 2017
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Women’s advocates fear loss of federal anti-viole
MSU band leader Madden cited for sexual harassment
Feb. 8 2017
Shortly before 11 p.m. on Feb. 20 last year, Spartan Marching Band Director John Madden texted a female band member who had participated in an annual band event called “The Huddle” the night...
Astronaut Mae Jemison pitches interstellar travel at packed Black History Month event
Feb. 8 2017
MSU’s “Slavery to Freedom” speaker series has featured some lofty rhetoric from the likes of Cornel West and Harry Belafonte, but Mae Jemison is the first one to address the audience...
Feb. 8 2017
Lansing City Attorney James Smiertka has complained that a story in last week’s City Pulse on the settlement with his predecessor, Janene McIntyre, was inaccurate
Federal, state reprisals chill sanctuary city ardor
Feb. 8 2017
A rising chorus of voices is calling for Lansing to openly declare itself a sanctuary city, where local officials limit cooperation with federal immigration agents, as a substantive shield and symbolic...
Feb. 3 2017
LANSING — It’s early days for the Trump administration, but environmental advocates throughout Michigan are already alarmed about the future of the state’s public lands and natural resourc
Feb. 1 2017
Myrlie Evers-Williams, 83, entered the history books as the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers, but that was far from the end of her story. Evers-Williams had worked closely with her husband,...
Needle exchange program could head off HIV outbreak
Feb. 1 2017
In a race against time, the Ingham County Health Department and other local agencies are working to set up a needle exchange program to head off a potential outbreak of HIV and other communicable diseases...
Feb. 1 2017
A reader suggested the southside entrance to the Michigan Avenue stairs to the River Trail as an eyesore because it’s across the street from the Lansing Center and hence creates a bad impression...
Feb. 1 2017
His article on Lansing's failure to properly publish notification of a hearing regarding development proposals at the former School for the Blind resulted in City Council's inability to consider providing...
Former city auditor seeks to replace former boss on City Council
Feb. 1 2017
Having had a front row seat to the making of legislative sausage in Lansing, Jim DeLine, the City Council’s recently retired internal auditor, wants into the kitchen. He’s announced that...
City attorney said McIntyre filed employment claim against the city
Feb. 1 2017
The still largely unexplained $160,663 payout to former City Attorney Janene McIntyre was preceded by a legal claim she made against the city, according to the minutes of an obscure council committee...
Jan. 31 2017
Cover story: City Pulse’s first-ever Women’s Health Issue City Pulse offers a variety of stories on women’s health topics, ranging from birth control to fitness to heart disease

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