June 10 2010
Virg Bernero has touted that he’s a candidate who can court the support of both the labor and business communities, but the Michigan Chamber of Commerce chose to endorse Attorney General Mike Cox...
June 9 2010
The tumult over appointments to city boards and commission reared its head again on Monday night at the Council Committee of the Whole meeting as a Councilwoman would not vote to approve a slew of administration...
June 9 2010
It has been more than a year since an Arizona-based Christian legal defense fund sued the “radical queer” Lansing activist group Bash Back! for a 2008 protest at a Delta Township church, but...
June 9 2010
It has been a strange week for former 8th Congressional District Democratic candidate Kande Ngalamulume. He quit the race on Thursday, citing a lack of financial resources, and then on Monday told City...
June 9 2010
Standing in what was once the butcher section of the former Farmer Jack supermarket on South Cedar Street, the Rev. Louis Dixon was about 25 yards away from a team of steelworkers installing a giant girder...
June 3 2010
* A poll released Thursday conducted by the Detroit Free Press and Detroit's WXYZ puts Dillon ahead of Bernero 29 percent to 23 percent — but the poll still shows that 48 percent of likely democratic...
May 26 2010
The other volunteers at the Recycle Livingston center in Howell that day said that Ngalamulume’s clothes really raised the dress code around the place. Plus, the safety vest might have been a little...
May 26 2010
Given the recent sunny weather, it might be a good time to look at the environmental record of Virg Bernero.Two weeks ago, Bernero spoke at a forum that hosted by the League of Conservation Voters. And...
May 25 2010
Another down to the wire decision by the Lansing City Council: on Monday night, Council approved the ballot language for the renewal of the Parks and Recreations Department tax. Monday was the deadline...
May 19 2010
One day back in 1999 in administrative law class at Harvard University Law School, future Lansing City Attorney Brig Smith was clicking away on his laptop at a game of solitaire while his professor, Elena...
May 19 2010
Since Orlich moved onto Princeton Street five years ago, the house at 735 Princeton has been a problem. At first, the people living there were a nuisance, attracting the attention of the cops. Then, when...
May 19 2010
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has spent a lot of time traveling in the last week. He started out last Wednesday in Mt. Clemens at a gubernatorial forum at Central Michigan State University hosted by Michigan...
May 18 2010
Thanks to a last minute session of sausage making Monday night, Lansing City Council came to a compromise on city employee salary cuts and approved the $109 million city budget unanimously with no malarkey...
May 12 2010
Luckily, the city of Lansing is getting its Pro-Cyc wall for about $5,000 less than the retail price. Instead of buying the piece of equipment directly from Pro-Cyc, Lansing was able to scoop up a floor...
May 12 2010
Gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero has had an interesting week: He filed a couple thousand petitions to run for governor, saw the Democratic side of the governor’s race winnowed from three to two,...
May 11 2010
The package of state, local and federal loans, grants and tax incentives being assembled to help out the Eyde Co.’s $23 million renovation of the Knapp’s building in downtown Lansing is, in...
May 10 2010
Properties: 320, 326 Ottawa St., Lansing Owner: Dave Anderson and Cathy Stull Assessed: 320, $62,900; 326, $138,500 Owner says: “They were the last two row houses left” Architecture critic...
May 7 2010
What’s the difference between Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, and Michigan gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero? Well, when it comes to making his stance on issues public, spokesmen for both sides of...
May 5 2010
Almost exactly a year ago, I had the chance to interview a baseball legend, and I barely knew it.Last April, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan was floating around a press release saying that someone...
May 5 2010
On Saturday night at around 8 inside Piazzano’s restaurant and bar in north Lansing, the Alabama Crimson Tide girls’ softball team closed a scoreless first inning against the Tennessee Vols,...

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