Lansing school board approves a contract extension for the superintendent. “Thank God there’s finally some leadership going on,
March 13 2013
Thursday, June 28 — The Lansing school board voted unanimously tonight to extend Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul’s contract for one year
Niowave’s expansion up for a public hearing
March 13 2013
Monday, July 2 — The Lansing City Council unanimously agreed tonight to hold a public hearing in three weeks for local high tech manufacturer Niowave, Inc., on a tax abatement the company is seeking...
Back and forth with the mayor: a misogyny allegation from the 1st Ward and stalled developments downtown
March 13 2013
Monday, July 9 — With a light agenda tonight, Lansing City Council members took the opportunity with Mayor Virg Bernero present to air some grievances
Automated phone messages say Bernero made “anti-woman” comments
March 13 2013
Wednesday, July 11 — There’s a robo-call circulating around Lansing that claims Mayor Virg Bernero referred to a City Councilwoman as a “man in drag.” It’s unclear who’s...
In efforts to curb gun violence, city gun buyback program is getting legs
March 13 2013
Thursday, July 12 – Mayor Virg Bernero and police officials announced today they are confident a new “Guns for groceries” program will be ready to go Aug. 1, though details are still...
Plans for the pool at LCC may be made at end of July
March 13 2013
FRIDAY, July 13 – The fate of the pool at Lansing Community College, which is used by nearly 500 people a week, may soon be decided
P-Funk leader George Clinton gives support to Lance Enderle. “We have mutual friends,” says the candidate
March 13 2013
Monday, July 16 — Funk music innovator and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, George Clinton, has endorsed Democrat Lance Enderle for Congress
Walnut Neighborhood residents speak out against Niowave’s pole barn, want pending tax incentives tied to design improvements
March 13 2013
Monday, July 16 — Six residents of the Walnut Neighborhood spoke out against local high tech manufacturer Niowave Inc. at tonight’s City Council meeting because of a building they say has ruined...
Protesters sing a song of frustration
March 13 2013
Wednesday, July 18 — This morning a small band of protesters interrupted the Michigan House of Representatives with a catchy tune addressing a serious issue.
Company expected to delay request for tax abatement
March 13 2013
Friday, July 20 – The high-tech firm Niowave Inc., which has been under pressure from neighbors for building a massive pole barn next to its headquarters, is expected to delay its request for a $200,000...
Now the Niowave saga has City Council members saying special land use permit requirements need revising
March 13 2013
Wednesday, July 25 – Lansing City Council members said today in a committee meeting that revisions are necessary to the city’s special land use permitting process so that it includes aesthetic...
Board tasks LCC president to find alternatives to closing pool
March 13 2013
Tuesday, July 31 — Plans to turn Lansing Community College’s six-lane pool into a food court have been tabled for now
City drops 19 counts of trespassing against Occupy Lansing protestors
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 1 — To avoid the costs and time of going to trial, the city of Lansing has dropped charges against Occupy Lansing protestors who refused to leave Reutter Park after curfew
2013 grants program ‘really makes Lansing shine”
March 13 2013
Thursday, Aug. 2 — The Lansing Economic Development Corporation announced today that local artists have until Sept. 7 to submit grant applications for the organization’s annual Sense of Place...
Singh, Schmidt go negative over campaign contributions
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 3 — It was bound to only last so long. The friendly but competitive Democratic primary in the 69th House District turned chippy today when Sam Singh accused opponent Susan Schmidt of...
MSU student-veteran seeks to collect back-to-school supplies for area youths, raise awareness about the need for more campus-based services for veterans
March 13 2013
Monday, Aug. 6 — A Michigan State University student and military veteran is using Welcome Week to help meet local kids’ back-to-school needs
Down with corporate personhood! Give us Occupy costs!
March 13 2013
Tuesday, August 6 — Pushing back against corporate-influenced politics was the theme of Monday night’s City Council gathering
The National Labor Relations Board alleges the nonprofit of unfair labor practices, Peckham denies accusations
March 13 2013
Thursday, Aug. 9 — The National Labor Relations Board has filed a formal complaint against Peckham Vocational Industries saying the management has engaged in unfair labor practices
School board talks new bus routes, approves teacher contracts
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 10 — Both parents and teachers can breathe a sigh of relief after the Lansing Board of Education meeting Thursday night. Editor’s note: “On LSD” is City Pulse’s...
New MSU research suggests renewable energy ballot initiative will be a two-fer: clean air and more jobs
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 10 — Twenty-five times 25 equals 625, which is less than .01 percent of the number of jobs Michigan State University researchers say would be created under a successful proposed statewide...

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