Jan. 5 2011
On Dec. 11, an unidentified man walked through the downtown Capital Area District Library with a shotgun strapped to his shoulder. After an alarmed patron called the police, the man was asked to leave...
Jan. 5 2011
O’Dell estimates 1,000 jobs could result in a downtown gaming facility. He is quick to point out that his aim is a “gaming facility” (casinos have a negative stigma, he said) without...
Jan. 3 2011
Monday, Jan. 3 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero defended a proposed $1.3 million sidewalk project along Waverly Road in the city and Lansing Township today against an attack by state Sen. Rick Jones,...
Dec. 29 2010
The wonderful experience of seeing the state and meeting people from all over the state. I had incredible grassroots support and the support of my family, of course. It was an unbelievable, incomparable...
Dec. 29 2010
How has medical marijuana, in your perspective, changed Lansing over the past year? It has definitely been a rocket for businesses and employment. I truly believe it has helped the community. I am excited...
Dec. 29 2010
How have you been impacted by the recession? I live in Leslie and have been unemployed for about a year. How was the transition from working to being unemployed? The transition didn’t go real...
Dec. 29 2010
How would you describe your judicial philosophy? In terms of judicial philosophy, I try not to label myself. My philosophy, if you want to call it a philosophy, is that judges need to apply the law to...
Dec. 29 2010
What did you take away from the City Council and Market Place experience this fall? Basically, the out-crying of positive support saying, “Yes, we want to see the riverfront revitalized. Yes, we...
Dec. 29 2010
How does your background in law enforcement tie into your job as an airport director? Law enforcement or public safety is an integral part to the whole airport business. The emphasis on it has been growing...
Dec. 29 2010
Wednesday, Dec. 29 — Michigan State University’s Avian Vocalizations Center, or AVoCet, has launched a free, public and online database of more than 10,000 bird sounds from throughout the world
Dec. 22 2010
When Dave Glenn bought the small, one-story home at 4613 Donald St. in the Old Everett Neighborhood in south Lansing 20 years ago, the house was nothing but an eyesore. He had “big plans” for...
Dec. 22 2010
The past 10 years of public access television in Lansing have included obscure shows about Batman, neo-Nazi rallies, diatribes against the City Council. More recently, mind-numbing scrolls of community...
Dec. 22 2010
The tracks, which run north and south through Old Town near the Chrome Cat, will support a three-car train transferring recycled material to processors throughout Michigan and the U.S., Bass said. The...
Dec. 20 2010
Monday, Dec. 20 — Finance Director Jerry Ambrose said today that the city will have to make up a projected $15 million budget gap in the next fiscal year’s budget
Dec. 17 2010
Friday, Dec. 17 — The Lansing City Council will hold a make-up meeting Monday afternoon at 1:30 to meet the minimum amount of required meetings in a year
Dec. 16 2010
Thursday, Dec. 16 — The search is still on for a 58-year-old Fraser woman who was last seen in Fowlerville on Dec. 9. Two formal searches have been conducted, turning up no results, Fowlerville Police...
Dec. 15 2010
On a cold, windy Wednesday night in November, Ingham County Drain Commissioner Pat Lindemann offered the first public glimpse into his vision for the Frandor Shopping Center at Emil’s restaurant...
Dec. 15 2010
Robert Ortega, who leases business space at 509 E. Grand River Ave. in Old Town, was surprised to find out a medical marijuana business is listed at his property. “Mr. Nice Guy” claims to operate...
Dec. 15 2010
Lt. Gene Kapp, who heard the Council members’ testimony and was interviewed in the Aug. 11 City Pulse story, also would not comment because he has since been relocated to the Michigan Intelligence...
Dec. 15 2010
Owner Christopher Petrick is out of the country until mid-January, but his father, Steve Petrick, spoke on his behalf at a Dec. 6 General Services Committee to explain the operation to three Lansing City...

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