Despite vote not to sell, city still wants Willoughby on ballot
May 18 2016
“It is up to the City Council to determine if the voters of Lansing, who have consistently supported measures to sell surplus city property, should have the opportunity to consider this question,”...
City attorney Abood did not disclose ties required by ethics code
May 18 2016
Abood, who for more than a year has worked as a deputy and interim city attorney, was required by ethics provisions of the City Charter and the city’s ethics ordinance to disclose this financial...
BWL and Impression 5 hold Adopt A River event Saturday
May 12 2016
THURSDAY, May 12 — Two organizations are teaming up this weekend, dedicating their time and energy to cleaning Greater Lansing rivers
Lansing City Council plans dispensary moratorium; licensing provisions likely
May 11 2016
Lansing's City Council is poised to approve a moratorium on new medical marijuana dispensaries in the city Thursday. It’s the first step towards regulating the businesses and, some residents and...
May 11 2016
Though perhaps not as iconic as Beaumont Tower, the MSU Student Union is nevertheless a campus landmark. With finals week marking the end of another academic year, the building is likely to be the backdrop...
Lansing withholds names of arrestees
May 11 2016
The response redacted, or blacked out, the names of alleged prostitutes and their customers. Assistant City Attorney Mark Dotson, who handles FOIA requests for the office, justified the response, saying...
City Pulse seeks open process for selecting Dunnings’ replacement
May 6 2016
FRIDAY, May 6 — Monday’s scheduled closed-door meeting of Ingham County’s Circuit Court judges to begin the process of selecting an interim county prosecutor would violate the state’s...
May 5 2016
Watch the Running of the Roses in style on Saturday at the City Pulse Kentucky Derby Party at the Midtown Brewing Co., 401 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. Light buffet included. Great speciality dr
Candidates mixed on whether process to replace Dunnings should be public
May 4 2016
WEDNESDAY, May 4 — Should the selection process of Ingham County’s interim prosecutor be open to the public? “Yes,” said Gretchen Whitmer, who is the former state Senate Democratic...
Final Five round of the City Pulse/Fox 47 News Top of the Town contest begins now!
May 4 2016
Out of a melee of hundreds of nominees, a crop of elite Lansing-area warriors has advanced to the Final Five round of the 2016 City Pulse/Fox 47 News Top of the Town Awards
Dunnings’ replacement process may be conducted in secret
May 4 2016
On Monday, Chief Circuit Judge Janene Lawless said the names will not be released of the six individuals who have applied to replace Stuart Dunnings III when his resignation becomes effective July 2. A...
Flint crisis a windfall for Schuette as AG looks toward governor’s race
May 4 2016
People are poisoned. Government workers face criminal charges. Gov. Rick Snyder is vilified, his reputation shredded
Twelve candidates bid to replace Dunnings as county prosecutor
May 4 2016
Whitmer, former Michigan Senate minority leader and a rising star in the state’s Democratic Party, is used to perpetual speculation about her political future. Her application for interim prosecutor...
Chamber, others raise questions over cost of a new animal shelter
May 4 2016
The 45-year-old Ingham County Animal Control Shelter is a communicable disease’s heaven. The facility shares the same air, resulting in kennel cough. Cats are crowded into community rooms, allowing...
House votes for Singh’s $500,000 appropriation just in case
May 2 2016
MONDAY, May 2 —Experts say the mosquito that carries Zika is unlikely to get to Michigan, but the state House of Representatives isn’t taking a chance. It has passed legislation, sponsored...
April 29 2016
FRIDAY, April 29 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Parents in prison add stress to children, family...
Looking for morels? Find a burn site
April 29 2016
LANSING — Forest fires are devastating one year, but can bring a tasty bounty the next.In hopes of helping morel hunters, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources created an online map that high
Quality Dairy on Trowbridge to close May 7
April 29 2016
FRIDAY, April 29 — The locally owned convenience chain Quality Dairy will close its store on Trowbridge Road in East Lansing on May 7. President/CEO Stan Martin said the store, which opened about
April 27 2016
Aaron Brown of Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the March 16 “Eye for Design” as the Comerica Bank (below) on Michigan at Washington. Although the featured detail showed the...
BWL asked to shift substation to create new riverfront access
April 27 2016
At-large Lansing Park Board member Paul Holland proposed at the board’s April meeting that the BWL nudge its proposed Central Substation a bit to the west, a move that would allow development of...

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