Jan. 24 2011
Monday, Jan. 24 — The Lansing City Council will hold a brief meeting at 5 p.m. today before heading to Mayor Virg Bernero’s annual State of the City address
Jan. 20 2011
Thursday, Jan. 20 — The Lansing City Council voted unanimously today to give the Marshall Street Armory “historic district” status
Jan. 19 2011
When Joel Ferguson was chosen to serve on the Greektown Casino board of directors in June, he says he was selected from a field of 30 to 40 people. Ferguson was re-elected as chairman of the MSU Board...
Jan. 19 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 19 — Lansing School District Superintendent T.C. Wallace says 2011 could be one of the toughest years yet for the district, citing staff layoffs, budget cuts and facility closings
Jan. 19 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 19 — Broadcaster Cheryl Fritze has only been back on the air in Lansing for a month, but already she’s embroiled in enough controversy that she went out and got a permit for...
Jan. 17 2011
Monday, Jan. 17 — Lansing Board of Education member Jack Davis is clear: He is a bona fide Lansing resident, despite what some people are saying online
Jan. 14 2011
Friday, Jan. 14 — The East Lansing Planning Commission has recommended liberalizing a proposed ordinance regulating medical marijuana dispensaries
Jan. 13 2011
Thursday, Jan. 13 — State Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, said Wednesday on “City Pulse on the Air” that the state could benefit from less liberal gun control policies in light of the...
Jan. 12 2011
When the L&L Food Center closed at the Colonial Village Shopping Center Nov. 27, Margaret Kingsbury wasted little time rounding up input from neighbors. She wanted to know how the neighborhood would recover...
Jan. 12 2011
I prepared my black Palomar GT mountain bike Sunday morning to travel the path that has been called both treacherous and unused in the past 10 days.Is it so dangerous along Waverly Road in Lansing Township...
Jan. 12 2011
Sensible Michigan, a political action committee formed by a group of six people from Detroit, is drumming up support to defend the state’s medical marijuana law. They believe it’s a law on...
Jan. 12 2011
Your Healthy Choice Clinic at 628 E. Michigan Ave. on Sunday afternoons turns into a shoulder-to-shoulder shopping center for qualified medical marijuana patients and caregivers. At any given time between...
Jan. 12 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 12 — About 30 people gathered on the east-facing steps of the Capitol today to protest the federal Drug Enforcement Agency’s request for seven Lansing-area medical marijuana...
Jan. 12 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 12 — U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Brighton, said today that the tragic shooting Saturday of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson was not a failure of gun control policy but of the mental...
Jan. 11 2011
Tuesday, Jan. 11 — The Lansing City Council unanimously approved Monday appointing Karen Hulett as legislative office manager to eventually replace 23-year veteran Terese Horn
Jan. 10 2011
Monday, Jan. 10 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on replacing legislative office manager Terese Horn
Jan. 7 2011
Friday, Jan. 7 — The Clergy Forum of Greater Lansing, a group of black pastors, called today for a boycott of political analyst Bill Ballenger’s services over his “elitist, sexist and...
Jan. 7 2011
Friday, Jan. 7 — The state attorney general filed a motion today with the Michigan Court of Appeals that seeks to remove recently appointed Judge Hugh Clarke Jr. from the 54-A District Court
Jan. 6 2011
Veteran political analyst Bill Ballenger sits in the living room of his Waverly Road house, the first house north of the bridge over the Grand River in Lansing Township.Outside of his living room window,...
Jan. 6 2011
Thursday, Jan. 6 — At least one Lansing-area business that supports animal rights has vowed not to sponsor the annual Caravan Circus