A new Red Cedar ballot proposal would ask voter permission to sell off the entirety of the golf course for redevelopment, though the administration says that probably wouldn’t happen
March 13 2013
Monday, Aug. 13 — The Bernero administration is seeking voter permission to sell off the remaining 49 acres of the former Red Cedar Golf Course for redevelopment, a stark change from a ballot initiative...
City looking for more regulation after north Lansing coal fire
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 15 — During a community meeting Monday night, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said the city is looking into new regulations on large coal storage piles close to residential areas after...
Mayor to meet with Niowave’s neighbors
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 15 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and other city officials reportedly will meet with Walnut Neighborhood residents to discuss the Niowave pole barn
Will the Lansing School District buy into charter schools?
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 17 — The Lansing School District has heard pitches from two different charter schools in the past two months. As a charter school authorizer, the district would be able to appoint the...
A cosmetology school expansion would demolish the Travelers Club International Restaurant & Tuba Museum. Owner starts petition to stop it.
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 17 — A longtime Okemos business owner says what little cultural heritage the suburb has left will be gone if his restaurant's building is demolished to accommodate a cosmetology institute’s...
The sidewalk millage to nowhere and a Red Cedar Golf Course ballot question is up for a Council vote next week
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 21 — A millage proposal to fix the city's sidewalks, which would have been put on November ballots, didn't have enough support to make it out of a Lansing City Council committee Monday...
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 21 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero will facilitate a meeting between Walnut Neighborhood residents and Niowave at the Neighborhood Empowerment Center, 600 W. Maple St., today at 6 p.m
In an attempt to cut costs and align city employees with similar health insurance plans, changes start at the top
March 13 2013
Thursday, Aug. 23 — The Bernero administration is seeking changes to health care coverage for cabinet officials in an effort to cut costs for the city and ultimately streamline health plans for all...
Red Cedar Golf Course ballot proposal, executive health benefits changes up for City Council vote Monday
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 24 — After Mayor Virg Bernero announced his interest in a plan to redevelop more than just 12.5 acres of the former Red Cedar Golf Course, the City Council is scheduled to vote Monday...
MSU lands $750,000 grant to study effects of climate change and extreme weather events on watersheds
March 13 2013
Monday, Aug. 27 — Forget about whether climate change is real or even man-made — the scientific community largely agrees that it is. Maybe we should discuss what would happen to ecosystems...
Maybe, if Mayor Bernero is successful in getting Ingham County commissioners to approve a millage proposal at its meeting Tuesday night. But did the effort come too late to make November ballots?
March 13 2013
Monday, Aug. 27 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is seeking Ingham County Board of Commissioners approval for a four-year, countywide millage that would fund maintenance and operations for city-owned...
Council approves Red Cedar Golf Course redevelopment proposal, doesn’t reconsider sidewalk millage. Council member Robinson asks: What gives?
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 28 — Third Ward Councilwoman A’Lynne Robinson was the only Council member to vote against asking voters to approve a new plan for the former Red Cedar Golf Course. She did so...
County commissioners say: Let’s take our time on this one
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 28 — No vote was cast tonight for Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s proposed countywide park millage. The speed with which it was proposed seemed to be the main issue for the Ingham...
“Excited” was the word of the day for Lansing School District officials leading up to the start of a new year
March 13 2013
Thursday, Aug. 30 — Having been involved in education for 36 years, Lansing School District Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul said she gets excited whenever a new school year starts — but...
Property owner, city official urge people not to attend art event at former School for the Blind, say trespassers will be prosecuted. Artist says the show will go on.
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 31 — City officials say police will be present at a planned secret art exhibition Wednesday because the property owner did not give permission for the building to be used for the event....
City, Niowave officials scheduled to meet again with neighbors
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 31 — City officials and representatives from Niowave Inc. have agreed to meet with residents in the Walnut Neighborhood again to work toward solutions on the company’s unsightly,...
Tax abatement for aerospace manufacturing firm on hold
March 13 2013
Thursday, Sept. 6 — In a brief, 28-minute meeting this afternoon, the Lansing City Council tabled action on a proposed personal property tax incentive for an aerospace manufacturing firm as it awaits...
Mayor has high praise for city’s partnership with county
March 13 2013
Thursday, Sept. 6 — The Ingham County Land Bank is having a record-breaking year. In the first eight months of 2012, the countywide authority has sold 38 homes in the county, 22 of which are in the...
March 13 2013
Below are letters both in support and against City Pulse's new advice columnist, Dan Savage. If you would like to add your thoughts, feel free to comment below or, if you would like it considered for our...
Lansing artist who caused controversy last week says he had nothing to do with Capitol grounds graffiti
March 13 2013
Friday, Sept. 7 — Local artist Geoph Aldora Espen, whose planned guerilla art event at the former School for the Blind building Wednesday was shut down by the city, says he had nothing to do with...

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