Harold Leeman and Joe Manzella endorse Lynne Martinez for City Council
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Sept. 20 — Two former First Ward City Council opponents joined together in Hunter Park today to endorse Lynne Martinez in the First Ward race
An Oliver Towers letter; snow and ice removal assessments; and three ordinances for passage on Monday’s City Council agenda
March 18 2013
Friday, Sept. 23 – The proposed development agreement between the city and Davenport University to swap land involving Oliver Towers is now on file in the City Clerk’s Office, as is a letter...
The city moves forward with selling Comfort Station
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Sept. 27 — The city is moving forward with a proposal to sell the historic Thelma Joyce Osteen Comfort Station in Old Town for $60,000 to the Michigan Historic Preservation Network
Casino negotiations underway, sources say
March 18 2013
Friday, Sept. 30 — The city of Lansing is negotiating with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians for a downtown casino to be built behind the Lansing Center, Ted O’Dell of the Lansing...
Bernero won’t confirm or deny negotiations are underway
March 18 2013
UPDATE: Friday, Sept. 30 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero would neither confirm nor deny today that the city is in talks with the Chippewa Indian tribe of Sault Ste. Marie for a casino in Lansing
Bernero says he 'strongly' supports a Lansing casino
March 18 2013
UPDATED Friday, Sept. 30 — Without commenting on negotiations for a casino in Lansing that sources say are occurring, Mayor Virg Bernero said today he strongly supports a casino here
Discussion of Oliver Towers exchange and FY2013 budget on the agenda for Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting
March 18 2013
Friday, Sept. 30 — Not much is scheduled for the regular City Council meeting Monday, but the Committee of the Whole meeting afterward should provide more information
Council’s action on Oliver Towers proposal is tabled for a week. Also a missed deadline for budget priorities
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 4 — The Lansing City Council will take another week before formally discussing a development agreement that would give the downtown Oliver Towers property to Davenport University in...
Turning limitations into possibilities
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Oct. 5 — If you are a marathon runner, October can be a month in which goals are met, dreams come true and memories are made
Silent walk and vigil opposes 10 years of US involvement in Afghanistan
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 7 — Quess and Bill Derman were two of about 20 protesters that rallied together this morning opposing the War in Afghanistan
Occupy Lansing set to begin Oct. 15
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 7 — For over three weeks, thousands of protesters have occupied Wall Street to fight against the status quo. Now, the movement is coming to Lansing
Oliver Towers land swap proposal scheduled for committee, City Council discussion. The Chamber of Commerce supports an open RFP process.
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 7 — The proposed development agreement between the city of Lansing and Davenport University that could swap roughly three acres of downtown land is about to take the Lansing City Council’s...
Davenport deal stalls, LCC offers cash for Oliver Towers property
March 18 2013
Monday, Oct. 10 — A proposed land trade between the city of Lansing and Davenport University involving the downtown Oliver Towers property failed to make it out of a City Council committee tonight,...
Mayor Bernero visits Occupy Lansing tent city in Ruetter Park
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Oct. 12 — Lansing Mayor visited organizers of Occupy Lansing, an action planned at the Capitol on Saturday, at their tent city in Reutter Park on Capitol Avenue across from the downtown...
MSU Homecoming Race raises funds for children's center
March 18 2013
Thursday, Oct. 13 – On Sunday, dozens of Lansing locals and revved-up Michigan State University students kick-start MSU’s homecoming week with the Spartan Sprint 5k run and walk race. But...
‘Natural’ land for the city; public hearings on tax sharing agreements
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 14 — The city is line to acquire nearly 30 acres of land for recreational and open space use in west Lansing
Michigan State alum Ernie Green reacts to recent MSU racial issues
March 18 2013
Monday, Oct. 17 — Nearly 30 years after it was built, Little Rock Central High School unexpectedly became the centerpiece of the 1957 Little Rock Integration Crisis. Nine African-American students...
City acquires parkland; some airport-area businesses voice concern over proposed tax sharing agreements
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 18 — The Lansing City Council voted unanimously Monday night to acquire 28.47 acres of parkland in west Lansing, and it’ll come nearly free of charge
Ingham County Register of Deeds speaks to Occupy Lansing participants about foreclosure
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 18 — Occupy Lansing participants received insight into the foreclosure process in preparation for their march against Chase Bank later this afternoon
425 agreements and millage support up for a vote
March 18 2013
Friday, Oct. 21 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote on a pair of tax sharing agreements with DeWitt Township Monday, paving the way for what city and township officials have said could...

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