May 18 2011
I was pretty surprised and hurt to learn first-hand how little research Mr. Melinn put into his column this week (“Hewitt out, six others get in 1st Ward race,” 5/11/11)
May 11 2011
Admittedly it’s only an idea at this point, but I think we’d better jump on this before it becomes any more than that
May 4 2011
In his column, Mr. Ambrose uses a different allocation of administrative costs assigned to Groesbeck than those that I discussed. I am ready, willing and able to show anybody who is interested the document...
April 20 2011
Let me get this straight, there is an area in our community in desperate need of a sidewalk. (High traffic, narrow lanes, no shoulder, leads to places kids go to like park and YMCA, etc.) There is grant...
April 13 2011
And, yes, it’s great that Lansing will still benefit from the reported 557 jobs kept in Lansing. But since the Accident Fund is a totally owned for-profit subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of...
April 6 2011
The Governor’s call for everyone to share in the burden of recovery for Michigan may sound fair, but a sense of injustice rises when people who have played no part in the general economic decline...
March 30 2011
I wonder: If you ask the universe for Grace, Beauty, Laughter and Joy, does it come true?It does if you know Karen Hartwig. Karen Jeanne Hartwig was born March 4, 1963, and left this earth way too suddenly...
March 16 2011
DHS ’needs reform’ & Automatics and open carry
Feb. 23 2011
While it’s commendable to take time implementing medical cannabis (marijuana) dispensaries for the benefit of sick citizens (“E.L. Dispensary Regulations on Hold,” Feb. 16, 2011 [online]),...
Feb. 16 2011
In particular, the company’s Deb Muchmore was quoted in a regional newspaper (Mining Journal, Marquette, MI, July 16, 2009) as saying that Kennecott’s Eagle Project in Michigan’s Upper...
Feb. 9 2011
Andy Balaskovitz (City Pulse, Jan 26, Guns, Violence and Politics) has researched the number of people with Concealed Pistol Licenses in the state and in Ingham County. He points out that in recent years...
Feb. 2 2011
1)"Anyone that’s got a suggestion on what gun law would have stopped him (Loughner), have them write into your paper." Fair enough. It is my understanding of the incident that Mr Loughner was finally...
Jan. 26 2011
I was very angered by the article written by Gretchen Cochran in last week’s City Pulse (Will it take Superman to Fix Lansing’s Schools?). I am a teacher in the Lansing school district and,...
Jan. 19 2011
A casino in downtown Lansing is a terrible idea (“Casino Lansing?” 1/5/11). The casino revenue generated to the tribes is only taxed at a federal level — nothing at either a state or...
Jan. 12 2011
The Waverly Road project is sorely needed for safe biking and walking. It is not a “path to nowhere,” as Senator Jones proclaims. This should be evident by the well worn “desire path”...
Jan. 5 2011
In your paper’s delightful Newsmaker’s of 2010 interviews - which highlighted the arts so clearly and wonderfully as being newsworthy - Chad Badgero’s interview with James Sanford highlighted,...
Dec. 29 2010
The article "Pause to reflect" (12/22/10) by Lawrence Cosentino did not make me pause and reflect; instead it pumped me up with enthusiasm. The issue of speech therapy gets a short shrift in the media,...
Dec. 22 2010
The State Police came to the correct conclusion: this was not a racist issue ("DWB ’unfounded’" 12/15/10). Let us once again review the facts: Quinney was speeding, and driving in an unsafe...
Dec. 15 2010
Attendance and elections Obviously, Ms. Yorko believes she knows what’s best for Lansing, and that things around here are fine ("Yorko’s absences making her a political target?" 12/8/10). How...
Dec. 8 2010
I was moved, as well as disgusted by Councilwoman Wood’s recent statements, "I guess that’s his [Mayor Bernero’s] idea of regionalism," adding that she has been asked by "regional study...

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