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...
A rough season ahead for those receiving state assistance
March 18 2013
Monday, Sept. 19 — It’s going to be a rough fall and winter for those scheduled to lose cash assistance from the state starting Oct. 1, the director of Lansing’s Human Relations and Community...
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...

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