Who is your mentor?
March 18 2013
Achieving our resolutions relies heavily on the commitment, focus and resolve of us as individuals. Beyond this individual drive however, many have mental, physical and spiritual help from others in achieving...
More research is needed before cyber school expansion becomes law, education expert says
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Jan. 3 — Full-time online schools are becoming the next big education craze, but not everyone is sold on the idea, an executive from the Michigan Association of School Boards says
Deadlock: Council has a hard time agreeing on a new president
March 18 2013
Thursday, Jan. 5 — 2:25 p.m. It’s like the Twilight Zone on the 10th floor of City Hall today. The Lansing City Council keeps voting down the same three Council members to lead the legislative...
The Council’s image takes another hit as it postpones electing leaders until Monday. Robinson: ‘To continue to go around this mulberry bush is not effective.’
March 18 2013
Thursday, Jan. 5 — 5:10 p.m. If the Lansing City Council — with a newly elected member on board — hoped to start 2012 with an image of cooperation and compromise, it failed to do so today
It’s Jeffries and Dunbar: Council finally selects a president, moves on to actual work
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Jan. 10 — Now that the Lansing City Council has a president and vice president, it’s finally time to move on to actual business
Revisiting the sale of Waverly Park on Council’s Thursday afternoon agenda
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Jan. 18 — Lansing City Council President Brian Jeffries is wasting little time revisiting a pair of ballot proposals he rejected a few months ago
Waverly moves forward and a Councilwoman’s husband sticks up for his wife
March 18 2013
Thursday, Jan. 19 — In unceremonious fashion, the Lansing City Council today moved on a proposal to sell 120 acres of city-owned parkland
Lansing Board of Education hears from supporters of Sexton and Eastern High Schools at Thursday meeting
March 18 2013
Friday, Jan. 20 — Members of the Lansing Board of Education may have been seeing red when they looked out at the audience Thursday evening: members of the Save Our Sexton campaign wore red as a sign...
Unveiling the next phase of entertainment development in Lansing: A downtown casino
March 18 2013
Monday, Jan. 23 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero will unveil plans this morning for a tribal casino in downtown Lansing, a major economic development project meant to create jobs, fund the Lansing Promise...
City releases an aerial-view video on the proposed Kewadin Lansing casino
March 18 2013
Monday, Jan. 23 — The announcement of the proposed Kewadin Lansing casino at the Lansing Center today featured a 90-second video of what the casino would look like from an aerial perspective
A pair of parkland proposals to appear on August ballots
March 18 2013
Monday, Jan. 23 — If at first you don’t succeed, try again. And again. And again. The fourth time was the charm for the Bernero administration's effort in getting a ballot proposal through...
MSU indigenous law expert shows a little more confidence in Lansing’s ability to bring in a casino, but serious doubts remain
March 18 2013
Thursday, Jan. 26 — When Matthew Fletcher examined the Michigan Indian Land Claims Settlement Act a little closer this week, he thought, maybe the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians can open...
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration raided a doctor’s clinic on Lansing’s east side yesterday, but will not give details
March 18 2013
Friday, Jan. 27 — A Lansing physician’s clinic was raided yesterday, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has confirmed, but the federal agency will not comment on details about the “ongoing...
A State of the City timeline
March 18 2013
Monday, Jan. 30 — Following his 30-minute State of the City speech tonight, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said “not much” changed in preparing for this year’s compared to last
Lansing ranks 13th in Forbes’ list of America’s Most Miserable Cities
March 18 2013
Thursday, Feb. 2 — Don't look for Capital Gains to pick up this story. No, the publication focused on positive news in the area likely won’t mention that Forbes placed Lansing at 13th on its...
Mayor’s Office: You can keep your highfalutin rankings, Forbes
March 18 2013
Friday, Feb. 3 – The Bernero administration is hardly impressed that the publishing company Forbes ranked Lansing 13th this week on its list of America’s Most Miserable Cities
Kicking around the casino proposal
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Feb. 7 — Monday night marked the start of the Lansing City Council’s formal discussion on the Bernero administration’s plans to bring a casino downtown
WLNS/City Pulse contest sees huge increase in voting
March 18 2013
Thursday, Feb. 9 — Over 13,000 people voted in the annual City Pulse/WLNS Top of the Town Contest this year
A budget halftime report and a dwindling reserves reminder
March 18 2013
Monday, Feb. 13 — The Lansing City Council spent most of its Monday night being briefed on the past year and a half of the city’s finances
City Council announces public input sessions on Kewadin Lansing casino proposal
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Feb. 15 — The Lansing City Council has announced a pair of public forums on consideration of the Bernero administration's downtown casino proposal

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