March 13 2013
Thursday, Feb. 21 — The Lansing Board of Education unanimously approved over $236,000 worth of purchase recommendations from the administration at tonight’s board meeting
March 13 2013
Friday, Feb. 22 — The superintendent of East Lansing Public Schools says a bond proposal asking for $5.3 million to improve technology in the district won’t simply be used to pay for student...
March 13 2013
Saturday, Feb. 23 — Thousands of Michigan Democrats have packed the Cobo Center in Detroit to discuss strategies going into the 2014 elections and to elect a party chairman
March 13 2013
Monday, Feb. 25 — Roughly 150 union workers and supporters lined South Street just east of REO Town today to protest a city construction project they say is using out-of-city, non-union workers
March 13 2013
Thursday, Feb. 27 — A masters thesis turned Kickstarter project aims to rate LGBT-friendly businesses through a mobile device and computer application. Emily Brozovic began work on an application...
March 13 2013
Friday, March 1 — Even though he’s from the natural-resource rich wilds of the Upper Peninsula, state Sen. Tom Casperson is ticking off a lot of people in the environmental community. It started...
March 13 2013
Monday, March 4 —Nearly nine months after Niowave erected a pole barn in their community, members of the Walnut Neighborhood Organization built their own pole barn in protest and parked it right...
March 13 2013
Tuesday, March 5 — The chairwoman of a City Council committee tasked with drafting a “vicious dog” ordinance said today she’s not interested in pursuing regulations that would target...
March 13 2013
Wednesday, March 6 — The Lansing School District could lose control of six schools under proposed legislation that targets persistently low performing buildings in the state
March 13 2013
There's cautious optimism from Walnut Neighborhood residents as they meet with key Niowave Inc. officials in the final weeks of what's been an eight-month showdown over the appearance of a 14,000-square-foot...
March 11 2013
Monday, March 11 — The Lansing City Council’s recent closed session meetings to discuss a confidential legal opinion about a Council member’s broken computer is a perfect example of why...
March 8 2013
Friday, March 8 — With downtown Lansing’s recent designation as a Michigan Main Street community, Downtown Lansing Inc. will have access to roughly $250,000 worth of technical assistance from...
Feb. 27 2013
If you're a college student in the Lansing area and you have a concealed pistol license, there is only one campus where you can exercise that right — to some extent
Feb. 20 2013
Ingham County Drain Commissioner Pat Lindemann believes the Bernero administration wants "total control" of his drain project at the former Red Cedar Golf Course, which is why it's been held in limbo for...
Feb. 20 2013
The Lansing School District is considering spending roughly a half-million dollars to heighten security at all of its buildings. One district official says the expansion has been contemplated for years...
Feb. 13 2013
Lansing City Councilman Brian Jeffries and Council President Carol Wood have asked the City Attorney's Office to investigate whether Niowave violated its zoning permit when it built a controversial pole...
Feb. 13 2013
Robin Smith, secretary of the Lansing Community College Board of Trustees, owes her running mate a couple of thousand dollars and the Ingham County Clerk's office some important paperwork — both...
Feb. 13 2013
It had live music, spoken word performances, fire spinning and half-naked women serving as paint canvases, but multiple organizing snafus made ArtGasm — an experimental event that was held in a REO...
Feb. 6 2013
For years, assistant scoutmaster Brad Shafer of Okemos has advocated an end to the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay members. He's hoping for progress today when the national organization votes on whether...
Jan. 30 2013
When Lansing Community College President Brent Knight wakes up in the morning, $900,000 worth of historic renovations greet him outside of his canopy-style bed