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
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 19 — The Lansing Economic Area Partnership has awarded $10,000 each for DeWitt Township and the city of Mason to commission public art pieces
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Jan. 2 — A 40-year-old Lansing man prominent in the medical marijuana community was arraigned today in 54A District Court on two felony counts after a traffic incident involving alcohol
March 13 2013
Thursday, Jan. 3 — Carol Wood may be elected Lansing City Council president today. Third Ward Councilwoman and former Council President A’Lynne Robinson would be vice president as part of the...
March 13 2013
Thursday, Jan. 3 — For Brian Jeffries, Kathie Dunbar’s 2012 performance didn’t improve as he hoped it would. After the two Lansing City Council members reached an agreement last year...
March 13 2013
Monday, Jan. 7 — A historic train depot in REO Town will be the site of this year’s annual State of the City speech delivered by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero
March 13 2013
Monday, Jan. 7 — The Lansing City Council voted tonight to move forward with a replacement for outgoing City Attorney Brig Smith
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Jan. 9 — If at first you succeed, rub your opponents' faces in the bitter stench of your underhanded victory. That’s one interpretation of the state’s new marketing strategy...
March 13 2013
Friday, Jan. 11 — The man overseeing about 40,000 U.S. Navy personnel throughout the Midwest was in town today to discuss the status and the future of the world’s largest naval fleet, while...
March 13 2013
Friday, Jan. 25 — At his State of the City address Monday night, Mayor Virg Bernero will continue his campaign for a stronger metropolitan region — creating one would help solve the problem...
March 13 2013
Monday, Jan. 28 — If critics oppose Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s vision of regionalism because they say he’s too antagonistic in his approach, particularly consolidating local units of...
March 13 2013
Monday, Feb. 4 — Two members of the mostly mayoral-appointed Financial Health Team briefed the Lansing City Council tonight with a simple message on the team’s progress: Lansing, along with...
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Feb. 5 — Lansing City Councilwoman Kathie Dunbar claims she is the target of a politically motivated attack in which “several” Council members, particularly Brian Jeffries, are...
March 13 2013
Monday, Feb. 11 — What started out as a discussion in closed session — then on to a four-member City Council committee — has now emerged before the full Council dais
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Feb. 13 — The Greater Lansing Housing Coalition will ramp up its free home maintenance assistance for low-income seniors thanks to an $80,000 grant it received recently from AARP
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Feb. 25 — Mayor Virg Bernero says the city needs to address its “vicious dog” problem and the “bureaucratic nightmare” of a snow removal ordinance. And it looks like...
March 13 2013
Thursday, Feb. 28 — Update: The Lansing State Journal has announced that it’s looking to sell its downtown office building
March 13 2013
Monday, March 4 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s pick to replace former City Attorney Brig Smith would be the city’s first woman and first African American to hold the job. Bernero announced...
March 13 2013
A prominent five-acre block of green space near downtown Lansing, for years a target for residential and commercial use by at least three Lansing developers, has been purchased by a Lansing-based trade...
March 13 2013
Wednesday, March 13 — Lansing School District Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul called a Republican-led effort to create a statewide Education Achievement Authority “blasphemous” at...

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