MSU researcher studies how politics affect beliefs on global warming
April 29 2013
Monday, April 29 — If you believe in the science behind climate change, you’re more likely to support combating it regardless of your political affiliation, according to new research at Michigan...
Senate Democratic Leader believes former Congressman Mark Schauer will be the party’s nominee for governor
April 29 2013
Monday, April 29 — State Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer predicted today that former Congressman Mark Schauer will be the Democrats’ candidate for governor in 2014
Governor, Mayor Virg Bernero set to join Jackson National Life Insurance president and CEO to make “major corporate investment” announcement
April 29 2013
Monday, April 29 — Gov. Rick Snyder and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero are scheduled to make a “major corporate investment” announcement at Jackson National Life Insurance Co. Tuesday morning,...
Absolutely, Bernero says. Council member Jody Washington disagrees.
April 26 2013
Thursday, April 25 — First Ward City Councilwoman Jody Washington and Mayor Virg Bernero are at odds over whether Lansing police officers should be in the city’s three high schools for security...
Local Democratic strategist says Gov. Snyder is “somewhat autistic.”
April 26 2013
Friday, April 26 — Earlier today, local Democratic political consultant Joe DiSano said on a WKAR TV program that he believes Gov. Rick Snyder is “somewhat autistic.”
Clinic will provide health service to Lansing School District students year round
April 25 2013
Thursday, April 25 — Lansing School District students will now be able to get access to primary and preventative health care at Eastern High School
Printers, gas and a tabled resolution to cut four positions
April 25 2013
Thursday, April 25 — At tonight's Lansing Board of Education meeting, the board approved a modified lease for a large-scale printer, bought more gas for the buses and tabled a resolution related...
Mayor Bernero asks city attorney to look into how decriminalizing cannabis in the city would work, says pot enforcement is "not a priority for the Lansing Police Department."
April 24 2013
Not long after voters in four Michigan cities elected in November to ease restrictions on possessing cannabis, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero got to thinking. In Flint and Grand Rapids, voters approved ballot...
Updates added to Niowave pole barn solution will be brought to City Council for approval
April 24 2013
The top official for the Lansing Economic Area Partnership said Tuesday afternoon that a solution has been reached for the Niowave pole barn problem. But this is the final offer, so neighbors will have...
The Waverly Road Regional Network Connection does not get funding support from Lansing Township and Ingham County; city will press on with alternative plan.
April 24 2013
Lansing officials are "disheartened," "frustrated" and "disappointed" with Lansing Township and Ingham County for failing to support what they call an exemplary regional transportation project that would...
Sodomy, a clean campaign pledge and negative politics mark uneasy start to 4th Ward City Council race
April 24 2013
Lansing City Councilwoman Jessica Yorko called on her election challengers last weekend to sign a "clean campaign pledge" to keep the race to represent Lansing's 4th Ward civil. The call is directed specifically...
April 24 2013
On April 10, 1933, Michigan became the first state to ratify the constitutional amendment ending Prohibition. It did so in a convention with elected delegates from each of Michigan’s 100 state House...
Solar-powered, two-bay BWL carport permanently installed
April 24 2013
Wednesday, April 24 — On Tuesday, city and Board of Water and Light officials unveiled a new solar-powered, two-bay electric car charging station at the Lansing City Market
Recent court rulings may help clarify foreclosure practices by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
April 22 2013
Monday, April 22 — Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel Jr. hopes that recent court rulings will help stem the tide of what he says are illegal foreclosures in the county
Budget hearings round 4: Fire, City Clerk and City Attorney. Also, Council unanimously approves GM tax abatement.
April 22 2013
Monday, April 22 — The Bernero administration wants to move the city’s Code Compliance Office into the Fire Department for what it says would allow for better enforcement of property issues
Seven weeks and over $125,000 later, the Capital Area District Library’s south Lansing branch reintroduces itself to community
April 19 2013
Friday, April 19 — The Capital Area District Library’s South Lansing branch would like to reintroduce itself to the community
Administration seeking candidates for expiring and vacant board and commission seats
April 19 2013
Friday, April 19 — If you’re interested in getting more involved in local government, there are a number of expiring and vacant City board and commission positions available. The deadline for...
Mayor appoints Captain Mike Yankowski as interim police chief
April 18 2013
Thursday, April 18 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has named Captain Mike Yankowski as interim police chief for the city of Lansing
The tepid response of Walnut Neighborhood residents to a proposed redo of Niowave Inc.'s pole barn has once again placed the company's request for a $550,000 tax break on hold. Niowave says there's not enough money to budget for more changes.
April 17 2013
Walnut Neighborhood residents see "major flaws" in a plan to fix the façade of their corporate neighbor's research facility because it does not go far enough in blending the building with its surroundings
April 17 2013
East Lansing's residential neighborhoods are fairly traditional when it comes to architectural styles, a good mixture of Tudors, Colonials, Side-Halls, Craftsmans and Cape Cods, to name a few. Every once...

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