Man-on-the-street interviews reveal a desire for more information about candidates
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Nov. 8 — After months of campaigning Election Day is finally here, but some Lansing residents would have liked more information before heading to the polls
Friends say they 'wish it was a dream'
March 18 2013
Thursday, Nov. 10 — Multiple gunshots outside of a downtown entertainment venue early Thursday morning left one man dead and a community mourning, sources who knew the victim say
The City Clerk urges the Council — again — to have fewer meetings in a year. Will the proposal make the February presidential primary ballot?
March 18 2013
Friday, Nov. 11 — Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope is at it again. After a failed attempt this summer to convince the City Council it meets too often and to reduce the number of its meetings, he’s...
Paterno in clear legally but perhaps not ethically, local sports law expert says
March 18 2013
Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno fulfilled his legal obligation in the university’s sex abuse scandal, a local professor of sports law and torts said today
Council, Bernero voice opposition to a U.S. Postal Service proposal to close its Collins Road processing facility; Council meeting proposal moves to committee
March 18 2013
Monday, Nov. 14 — A multi-billion dollar deficit faced by the U.S. Postal Service could have negative implications for local residents, businesses and agencies that depend on timely mail deliveries...
The American Independent News Network shuts down select sites, emphasizes national coverage over local
March 18 2013
Thursday, Nov. 17 — Readers of the Michigan Messenger will have to look elsewhere for a left-tilted local independent news source
Paper did not defame Paul Vlahakis by calling him a tax delinquent, judge rules
March 18 2013
Thursday, Nov. 17 — An Ingham County judge has dismissed a libel suit against City Pulse by businessman Paul Vlahakis over a December 2009 story that reported that he was the county’s second...
Bomb threat on Lansing police headquarters deemed not credible
March 18 2013
Friday, Nov. 18 — City Hall and Police Department employees returned to work this morning after a bomb threat against police headquarters downtown closed and evacuated both buildings for almost two...
The administration asks for permission to sell Waverly Golf Course (again) and an old parks maintenance building
March 18 2013
Saturday, Nov. 19 — Potential ballot proposals for the Feb. 28 presidential primary election ballot keep coming in for Lansing City Council approval
Tri-county area receives $3 million grant for sustainable communities planning
March 18 2013
Monday, Nov. 21 — The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission announced today it has been awarded a $3 million federal Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant
City officials, the Eyde Co. announce a finalized development agreement to restore the Knapp’s building downtown. With financing in place, next comes construction.
March 18 2013
Monday, Nov. 21 — The ambitious, $36 million redevelopment of a downtown landmark is poised to begin this winter and, if all goes to plan, will be complete in about two years
Bernero says Red Cedar vote two weeks ago is a good omen for potentially selling the old Waverly Golf Course
March 18 2013
Monday, Nov. 21 — For the third election in a row, Mayor Virg Bernero is asking voters for permission to sell the former Waverly Golf Course and an adjacent park on the west side. But first —...
Former Liebermann’s space has a new retail occupant
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Nov. 22 — After months of sitting vacant, a new women’s boutique is setting up shop in the former Liebermann’s building downtown
Lansing launches third annual competitive food drive to fight area hunger
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 23 — Lansing businesses and individuals are taking aim at hunger for the third year in a row this holiday season
Committee of the Whole scheduled to take up possible ballot proposals
March 18 2013
Sunday, Nov. 27 — The Lansing City Council’s Committee of the Whole is scheduled to take up three issues Monday night that could lead to proposals appearing on Feb. 28 ballots
Proposal would allow deputies to conduct road patrols
March 18 2013
Monday, Nov. 28 — Four Ingham County deputies could start patrolling Lansing streets as early as January, Mayor Virg Bernero announced today
Discussion of ballot proposals delayed for a week after Committee of the Whole meeting canceled
March 18 2013
Monday, Nov. 28 — The Lansing City Council delayed action on three potential ballot proposals tonight because three members might not have had a chance to weigh in on them, the Council president...
MSU’s Beyond Coal and Black Student Association join forces
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Nov. 29 — Two student groups are coming together to encourage fellow students and Michigan State University’s administration to start discussing how to address concerns about recent...
LGBT community urges people not to donate to Salvation Army this year
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 30 — The Salvation Army bell ringers are out once more seeking contributions. And leaders of the gay community are once more encouraging people not to give
LAAN commemorates World AIDS Day by recalling the fallen, continuing the fight
March 18 2013
Thursday, Dec. 1 — Community supporters joined with the Lansing Area AIDS Network today to commemorate victims of AIDS and renew the fight to ensure medical access for all victims worldwide

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