City lands federal transportation grant to make Washington Avenue in REO Town more attractive
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 17 — The city of Lansing announced today a $326,100 grant from the federal Department of Transportation that will go toward enhancing Washington Avenue through REO Town
State agriculture director addresses local food advocates in Lansing today
March 18 2013
Thursday, Aug. 18 —- Michigan’s agriculture industry is huge. It employs nearly 25 percent of the workforce and contributes more than $71 billion dollars to the state economy
Construction begins on Board of Water & Light’s REO Town facility
March 18 2013
Construction for the Board of Water & Light’s $182 million cogeneration facility in REO Town began today
Renovated house opens window into the past
March 18 2013
Monday, Aug. 22 — Sometimes a renovation does more than fix a home, it opens the doors to history
Another millage increase is in the works for the next fiscal year. Red Cedar plan now up to voters.
March 18 2013
Monday, Aug. 22 — Lansing City Councilwoman Kathie Dunbar said tonight that the Council will attempt within the next week to draft ballot language asking voters again to approve a millage increase...
Scripps Howard investigating movie company with plans to come to Okemos
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 23 — A national news organization is investigating a business with plans to move into the Meridian Mall
Some Michigan Ave. dispensaries reopen but not all are selling marijuana
March 18 2013
Updated Wednesday, Aug. 24 — Most of the 11 dispensaries on Michigan Avenue have closed their doors following the Michigan Court of Appeals ruling today
Lansing city attorney says they should close ... or else
March 18 2013
Thursday, Aug. 25 — Lansing City Attorney Brig Smith said today that the state Appeals Court’s ruling that effectively bans medical marijuana dispensaries will be aggressively enforced
City Council appears likely to approve a new ballot proposal on Monday
March 18 2013
Friday, Aug. 26— Look for the Lansing City Council to approve some ballot language at Monday’smeeting that will ask city voters again to increase the millage rate forpolice,...
Local dispensary owner warns Michigan about what might be in store
March 18 2013
The Golden Age of medical marijuana dispensaries is now over. But what happens now for medical marijuana patients?
Another millage hike up to voters: What’s different this time?
March 18 2013
Monday, Aug. 29 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero assured voters tonight that another millage increase approved by the City Council — the second such proposal Lansing voters will weigh in on in...
MSU’s LGBT resource center welcomes students with an open house
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 31 — You don’t need to be a member of the LBGT community to visit the LBGT resource center on MSU’s campus. In fact, most people who visit are straight, the center’s...
New barbershop caters to students and government workers with extended hours
March 18 2013
Thursday, Sept. 1 — A brand new barbershop on South Washington Square is catering to early risers
Medical marijuana advocates gather at Capitol to raise funds, fight for rights
March 18 2013
Friday, Sept. 2 — The medical marijuana community is doing more than just protesting at the Capitol on Wednesday. Its members are also raising money to fight back
Medical marijuana advocates protest pending legislation, Appeals Court decision
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Sept. 7 — Over 1,000 members of the medical marijuana community gathered today at the Capitol steps to protect users’ rights
MSU students connect with potential employers
March 18 2013
Thursday, Sept. 8 — New college graduates are not immune to the unemployment crisis that has Lansing clocking in at a 9.2 percent unemployment rate, so Michigan State University gives current students...
Council to hold public hearing on establishing an historic district for the Knapp’s building
March 18 2013
Friday, Sept. 9 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing during Monday's meeting on establishing a historic district for the Knapp’s building downtown
MSU promises a move to renewable energy sources starting in 2014
March 18 2013
Friday, Sept. 9 — As the number of students attending MSU increases, so does the demand for resources like food, housing and electricity. Now the university must decide how to power it all
Historic restoration and tributes
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Sept. 13 — The only excitement out of Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting came during the first 10 minutes as Council meagerly waded through its agenda, waiting for a quorum before...
City Council to discuss FY13 budget priorities Monday night
March 18 2013
Friday, Sept. 16 — Not much is on the Lansing City Council’s Monday agenda, but stick around after the meeting for a Committee of the Whole session, when the Council is scheduled to discuss...

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