Bauer: ‘Totally caught me by surprise’
March 18 2013
Wednesday, May 11 — State Rep. Joan Bauer, D-Lansing, said today she was “surprised” and “dismayed” at a late amendment approved in the state House of Representatives’...
‘Walk-a-Mile In My Shoes’ draws nearly 2,000 from around the state
March 18 2013
Thursday, May 12 — The Capitol lawn was packed Wednesday with nearly 2,000 people from across the state donning shirts that read, “Mental Health Matters,” “On the road again”...
The Lansing City Council makes no changes to the mayor’s budget proposal
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 17 — Lansing City Council voted Monday 5-3 Monday to approve Mayor Virg Bernero’s budget proposal largely as he had laid it out March after amending it to allow for restoring up...
Environmental groups urge caution as new natural gas drilling method emerges
March 18 2013
Wednesday, May 18 — The state Department of Natural Resources says that when in Michigan, you’re never more than six miles from a lake or river. In fact, Michigan is home to more than 11,000...
The guitarist plays Creole Gallery Sunday
March 18 2013
Thursday, May 19 — Although guitarist Laurence Juber has toured the world with Paul McCartney and shared stages with The Who’s Pete Townshend and Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, he's also...
First Ward City Council candidate Lynne Martinez kicks campaign into gear
March 18 2013
Thursday, May 19 — First Ward Lansing City Council candidate Lynne Martinez’s campaign officially kicked off today in front of a dozen supporters and curious voters outside of Gone Wired Café...
PETA names Cooley Law School Stadium a top 10 vegetarian-friendly ballpark
March 18 2013
Friday, May 20 — Eating hot dogs at a baseball game is about as common in American culture as eating turkey on Thanksgiving. Traditional? yes. Vegetarian-friendly? No
About 2,000 Lansing residents will reside in a new ward under Election Commission’s plan
March 18 2013
Friday, May 20 — The Lansing Election Commission voted unanimously today on a plan to redraw a portion of Second, Third and Fourth Ward boundaries that will change ward-of-residence for about 2,000...
Restaurant chain with Lansing-area presence supports campaign against antibiotic overuse in food industry
March 18 2013
Monday, May 23 — The extensive use of antibiotics in farm animals has sparked a national debate and a new campaign against the practice has garnered support from at least one local restaurant
Old Town lands national recognition
March 18 2013
Monday, May 23 — Taking care of an historic district can provide more benefits than just a stroll through the past. It can also attract national attention
Lansing City Council scheduled to vote tonight on incentives for developing the Walker Building in Old Town. Waverly and Red Cedar plans also on the agenda.
March 18 2013
Monday, May 23 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on approving tax incentives for a developer interested in rehabilitating an Old Town eyesore
Proposed golf course plans go down. ‘Are we just going to leave Frandor standing out there naked?”
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 24 — Council members want more details. The city says they don’t exist
Permits, bond ratings and a final design are in place as the Lansing Board of Water & Light breaks ground on its $182 million REO Town cogeneration project
March 18 2013
Wednesday, May 25 — “This is our defining moment!” Lansing Board of Water & Light General Manager J. Peter Lark proclaimed this morning at the groundbreaking ceremony for BWL’s...
MSU pediatric clinic lands $10,000 for upgrades, renovations
March 18 2013
Wednesday, May 25 — The Michigan State University pediatric clinic at Sparrow Hospital will get an extreme makeover thanks to a $10,000 grant awarded to them by the Junior League of Lansing
Celebrating Old Town’s success: ‘The story is great but it was more about the journey getting here’
March 18 2013
Friday, May 27 — Perspective2 Studio in Old Town was filled with more than 100 small-business owners, sponsors and volunteers Thursday evening to honor the local hands who helped the north side neighborhood...
A local psychologist discusses her impressions of the Caribbean country that was ravaged by an earthquake 18 months ago
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 31 — It’s been nearly 18 months since Haiti was fiercely rocked by an earthquake. As the country and its people still struggle to fit the pieces of their lives back together, one...
How much did the city spend on snow and ice removal?
March 18 2013
Thursday, June 2 — The Lansing City Council was notified today that the city spent $21,337.48 on removing snow and ice from properties as part of its snow removal ordinance that was adopted in September
To announce grants to help clean up contaminated properties
March 18 2013
Friday, June 3 — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will use the City Market on Monday as the setting to announce a series of nationwide grants to clean contaminated properties...
Bon voyage, Mr. Jemerson
March 18 2013
Tuesday, June 7 — The Lansing City Council declared June 6 “Murdock Jemerson Day” at its meeting Monday, recognizing the outgoing parks director
A medical marijuana dispensary regulation ordinance to be introduced Monday
March 18 2013
Friday, June 10 — The Public Safety Committee is scheduled to introduce a medical marijuana dispensary regulation ordinance at Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting that would ban dispensaries...

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