March 18 2013
This document, filed by the state attorney general's office on behalf of the Department of Community Health, alleges misconduct dating back to February 2006
Lansing says no to tax increase
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 3 — If you're as mad as I am about Tuesday's millage going down in flames, don't waste your time lashing out at the 52.23 percent of Lansing voters who put a black mark through "no"...
Bernero, Hollister, Ferguson appeal to Lansing School Board and administrators to get along, improve public perception
March 18 2013
Thursday, May 5 — Two Lansing mayors and the chairman of the Michigan State University Board of Trustees held a press conference at City Hall this morning to collectively tell the Lansing School...
The Meridian Township Board of Trustees balks at a public safety study
March 18 2013
Friday, May 6 — The Meridian Township Board of Trustees withheld a vote at their Thursday night meeting to spend about $68,000 for an outside consultant to study the township’s police, fire...
How will Lansing spend roughly $3 million in federal grants for low- to moderate-income housing next fiscal year?
March 18 2013
Monday, May 9 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote on a plan at tonight’s meeting to spend nearly $3 million for low- to moderate-income housing in the city
A Jeffries, Wood, Hewitt memo suggests $5.3 million in budget cuts and new revenue in light of failed millage
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 10 — Three Lansing City Council members authored a memo to the other five members and Mayor Virg Bernero that suggests upwards of $5.3 million in potential revenue and cuts to help plug...
First Ward City Councilman Eric Hewitt announces he will not run for a second term
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 10 — First Ward Lansing City Councilman Eric Hewitt said today that he will not seek re-election
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...

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