Restoration of the Knapp’s Center begins
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Dec. 4 — After three years of the city and developers facing economic hurdles, restoration of the Knapp’s Center in downtown Lansing is formally underway
Graffiti artist sentenced to probation and fines
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 5 — As long as he follows through with probation, Jeffrey Scott Handley Jr. will not have a felony on his record nor serve jail time for tagging Capitol property with graffiti three...
Hacker affiliated with Anonymous claims to have stolen nearly 1,500 names, email accounts and encrypted passwords from MSU affiliates
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 5 — An online hacker claims to have published nearly 1,500 names, email addresses and encrypted passwords and home addresses of people affiliated with Michigan State University
Protesters crowd the Capitol rotunda to oppose Right to Work
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 5 — Could we be witnessing the death of labor unions in Michigan? Today around 3:30 p.m., hundreds of protesters flocked to the innards of the Capitol Building to protest Right to...
Several protesters arrested for rushing into Senate chambers
March 13 2013
Thursday, Dec. 6 — Around 3 p.m., word hit the crowd that the Legislature plans on voting today on Right to Work legislation that was introduced this morning by Gov. Rick Snyder, who was alongside...
Highlighting Lansing’s newfound economic development prowess, another official backs consolidation concept
March 13 2013
Friday, Dec. 7 — The president and CEO of a regional economic development agency joined the chorus of officials today who support the concept of consolidating area units of government with the city...
City braces for Right to Work protests Tuesday
March 13 2013
Monday, Dec. 10 — The city of Lansing is preparing for a big day of protests Tuesday against pending “Right to Work” legislation, announcing on Sunday that several downtown streets will...
House Democrats line up to criticize pending Right to Work legislation. State Police presence already at Capitol.
March 13 2013
Monday, Dec. 10 — On the eve of highly anticipated legislative sessions, House Democrats chastised Michigan Republicans and Gov. Rick Snyder this morning for pushing Right to Work legislation through...
Lansing mayor scheduled to appear on City Pulse TV show to discuss consolidation concept, the city’s budget outlook and Right to Work
March 13 2013
Monday, Dec. 10 — Tune in to “City Pulse Newsmakers” this weekend for an appearance by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, who will address the topics of consolidating local units of government,...
Fireworks in December; those determined Niowave neighbors; and RTW opposition
March 13 2013
Monday, Dec. 10 — The Lansing City Council unanimously adopted a revised fireworks ordinance tonight that hopes to calm aggravated residents who were sick of putting up with loud fireworks all night
Right to Work protesters at MSU discuss Tuesday's rally at the Capitol
March 13 2013
Monday, Dec. 10 — Tonight at Erickson Hall on Michigan State University’s campus, 19 people who will be protesting Right to Work legislation discussed rumors, expectations, strategy and what...
Updates keep coming in on Right to Work protests at the Capitol
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Dec. 11 — Thousands were gathered inside the Lansing Center by 8 a.m. this morning to organize for a march to the Capitol by 9 to protest pending Right to Work legislation
‘He fails the test of leadership’
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 12 — Gov. Rick Snyder “fails the test of leadership” by not standing up to members of his own party over right to work, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said today
Americans for Prosperity wants answers from Mayor Bernero, the county and Michigan State Police
March 13 2013
Thursday, Dec. 13 — Two days after their tent was torn down allegedly by Right to Work protesters, advocates of the legislation want an investigation of the violence and what they say was a lack...
The legacy of declining student enrollment in the Lansing School District continues
March 13 2013
Friday, Dec. 14 — For 35 of the past 42 years, the Lansing School District saw a decline in student enrollment. The latest student count data, discussed at length at a board meeting Thursday night,...
Lansing gets good news on its bond rating, economic outlook
March 13 2013
Monday, Dec. 17 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero announced some welcome economic news today: the city’s economic outlook has gone from “negative” to “stable,” according...
At final meeting of the year, Council approves a parking lot
March 13 2013
Monday, Dec. 17 — At its meeting tonight, the Lansing City Council gave the Michigan Retailers Association approval to build a surface parking lot on a small vacant parcel of land near downtown
General Motors Co. is reportedly bringing production of Camaro to Lansing
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 19 — General Motors Co. reportedly plans to move production of its Chevrolet Camaro sports car from Canada to the company’s Grand River assembly plant in Lansing
Opponents to proposed Cristo Rey consolidation say they're still being left in the dark
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 19 — A group of five community members opposed to a proposal to consolidate Cristo Rey Community Center and St. Vincent Catholic Charities met with the Cristo Rey board this morning...
Utility warns customers of phony workers approaching residents
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 19 — The Lansing Board of Water and Light is warning customers of a person posing as a BWL employee who tried to gain entry into a customer’s home on Lansing’s Eastside...

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