July 27 2016
Two openly gay men are vying to move onto the November ballot as the Democratic candidate for the Second County Commission District. It’s the first time in Ingham County history that two out gay...
July 27 2016
In March of this year, long-time Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III was arrested on 15 prostition-related charges He resigned in disgrace July 2, leaving the post open for the first time in...
July 27 2016
When Ingham County voters hit the polls on Tuesday, they will be asked to approve four millages to raise an estimated $15.5 million to run some county operations
June 22 2016
For months, the Lansing City Attorney’s Office has been rocked by one controversy after another. That’s something City Attorney nominee Jim Smiertka hopes to fix
June 8 2016
Half of the Lansing City Council, prompted by a federal housing discrimination complaint orchestrated by the Bernero Administration, is prepared to halt approval of all developments that include housing...
May 18 2016
“It is up to the City Council to determine if the voters of Lansing, who have consistently supported measures to sell surplus city property, should have the opportunity to consider this question,”...
May 18 2016
Abood, who for more than a year has worked as a deputy and interim city attorney, was required by ethics provisions of the City Charter and the city’s ethics ordinance to disclose this financial...
May 11 2016
Lansing's City Council is poised to approve a moratorium on new medical marijuana dispensaries in the city Thursday. It’s the first step towards regulating the businesses and, some residents and...
May 11 2016
The response redacted, or blacked out, the names of alleged prostitutes and their customers. Assistant City Attorney Mark Dotson, who handles FOIA requests for the office, justified the response, saying...
May 4 2016
The 45-year-old Ingham County Animal Control Shelter is a communicable disease’s heaven. The facility shares the same air, resulting in kennel cough. Cats are crowded into community rooms, allowing...
April 27 2016
In a move to save the city of Lansing money, the Park Board will consider a resolution May 11 to sell Willoughby Park, a 70-acre wilderness preserve on the city’s far southwest side
March 30 2016
“You may not see us there, but we are there,” Lansing Police Chief Michael Yankowski, told residents and the City Council on March 11. He was addressing persistent crime issues at the apartment...
March 9 2016
Just west of Elm Street, the city of Lansing’s River Trail pathway is crumbling
March 8 2016
TUESDAY, March 8 — These Crocus were found blooming along side a home in downtown Lansing. The flower is often a first indicator of the spring thaw. With Lansing temperatures expected to remain
Feb. 20 2016
Lansing City Attorney Janene McIntyre is on leave from her responsibilities at the city of Lansing. The Mayor’s office announced the leave in a press release Friday
Jan. 13 2016
Bill Beachler was involved in nearly every LGBT and HIV event in Michigan’s capitol for decades
Dec. 30 2015
It’s a diverse set of properties. One building houses a gym; another a laboratory. There is a manufacturer of plastic products. More than a few are dwellings. All of them share one thing, however:...
Dec. 29 2015
The four members of the State Board of Canvassers (from left: Republicans Colleen Pero and Norm Shinkle and Democrats Jeannette Bradshaw and Julie Matuzak) prepare for Tuesday's meeting at the state
Dec. 16 2015
“A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … ." Those words, in brilliant blue, lit up the darkened movie theater and left an indelible mark in my mind’s eye
Oct. 29 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 29 — The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce has roiled East Lansing residents with a mailer attacking City Council candidate Erik Altmann just a week before voters cast their ballot

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