Dec. 7 2010
Tuesday, Dec. 7 — A flood of new medical marijuana businesses came forward literally minutes before the Lansing City Council unanimously approved a moratorium against them
Dec. 6 2010
Monday, Dec. 6 — Opponents to a moratorium on medical marijuana businesses in Lansing need to secure one more vote in order to block it at tonight’s City Council meeting
Dec. 3 2010
Friday, Dec. 3 — Local developer Pat Gillespie appeared in an interview with the conservative think tank Mackinac Center for Public Policy in November to chat about his experiences with the Lansing...
Dec. 2 2010
Thursday, Dec. 2 — The federal Drug Enforcement Agency has raided a medical marijuana grow facility in Okemos. The man leasing space at the facility says the plant numbers were within the state’s...
Dec. 1 2010
The proposed ordinance would ban any new medical marijuana establishments for up to a year while the City Council and the city attorney draft an ordinance that includes licensing through the city clerk’s...
Dec. 1 2010
When walking through the former School for the Blind library and museum on Pine Street with Gene Townsend, the construction manager who organized its redevelopment, one of the first things he said was,...
Dec. 1 2010
My journey went south, literally and figuratively, when I reached the unemployment office on Cedar Street. Little surprise, the drab, gray office in south Lansing kept a steady flow of 15 out-of-work employees...
Dec. 1 2010
Wednesday, Dec. 1 — Joe Lesausky, the new manager for the Lansing City Market, comes from a healthy background of farming and public administration
Nov. 30 2010
Tuesday, Nov. 30 — It sure took a long discussion to set a date for a discussion at Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting. That’s because Council Vice President Kathie Dunbar and Fourth...
Nov. 29 2010
Monday, Nov. 29 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to introduce an ordinance to place a moratorium on medical marijuana businesses at tonight’s meeting before a planned public hearing...
Nov. 24 2010
Two Lansing City Council employees have filed requests for representation through the Teamsters Local 580 union.One employee said she wants job security after speaking out against a temporary contract...
Nov. 23 2010
Tuesday, Nov. 23 — Before Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting, a medical marijuana moratorium ordinance was pulled from the agenda. The ordinance would impose “a moratorium on the...
Nov. 22 2010
Thursday, Nov. 18 — Two filmmakers who have been following the Westboro Baptist Church since June said today’s counter-protest at East Lansing High School is one of the biggest they have seen
Nov. 22 2010
Monday, Nov. 22 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on extending a brownfield tax incentive plan for Demmer Properties in north Lansing
Nov. 20 2010
Friday, Nov. 19 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s deputy chief of staff revealed today that Bernero will appear weekly on the Fox Business Network show “Follow the Money” with host...
Nov. 19 2010
Friday, Nov. 19 — Motorists in Lansing may be relieved to know that the Public Service Department is scaling back on road construction projects in 2011 due to budgetary constraints
Nov. 17 2010
Tuesday, Nov. 16 — The Lansing City Council met briefly on Monday to recognize 42-year Lansing resident and president of the Colonial Village Neighborhood Association Anita Beavers
Nov. 17 2010
“We don’t believe any ash from our excavation got into the river, and we’re very convinced of that,” said George Stojic, BWL planning director. “However, I do believe we probably...
Nov. 17 2010
Most people know Alfredo “Fred” Perrelli as an ambassador to his community. He’s the guy who could talk straight with governors and attorneys general, serve charity meals to the needy...
Nov. 17 2010
Uniformed patrol officers can unexpectedly find themselves in the most dangerous of situations yet have no bodily protection beyond a bulletproof vest

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