Oct. 3 2012
Guns. Partisan politics. Used cars. County drains. Who says Ingham County is the only place with interesting drain commissioner races? Republicans are attempting to reclaim this countywide seat they held...
Oct. 3 2012
Despite leaving a trail of Tea Party affiliations in his wake — along with the opinions of other elected officials — Delhi Township supervisor candidate Jeff Hall remains adamant that he is...
Sept. 26 2012
Bring up Eastwood Towne Center in conversation with any one of the various officials or leaders in Ingham County and you're likely to get a range of thoughts on the development. It all depends on whom...
Sept. 19 2012
A young artist defaces the Capitol and a state war memorial in retaliation after authorities prevent him from illegally holding an art show in an abandoned building. He gets caught and faces up to five...
Sept. 19 2012
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: One glance at 722 Chestnut and it's clear that one of its character-defining features is a large front gable dormer stationed prominently on the roof. Gables...
Sept. 19 2012
A new program starting today in the 55th District Court is an attempt by social service organizations and the court system to curb evictions by settling disputes between landlords and tenants outside of...
Sept. 12 2012
Major hotel chains are already interested in staking their claim to the Capital Gateway project, say the developers hoping to transform dozens of acres at the former Red Cedar Golf Course
Sept. 5 2012
Northwestern Elementary School, just south of the airport, looks more like a crack house than a school. The building, which has sat vacant for nearly a decade, is a sharp contrast to the surrounding neighborhood...
Aug. 29 2012
Following strong showings in the Aug. 7 primary, it's obvious a new breed of Republican politicians are gaining support in Delhi Township — and at least two township officials say the shift is contributing...
Aug. 29 2012
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Great outdoor places, particularly outdoor rooms, are as invaluable to a community as great buildings. An outdoor room is an open-air place defined by edges,...
Aug. 29 2012
With a new school year comes Welcome Week. With Welcome Week come parties. And with parties, more often than not, comes pot. To get a sense of what this time of year means for all those illegal dealers...
Aug. 22 2012
East Lansing has no interest in consolidating its court system with those of Lansing and Mason, which could have saved $1.6 million a year for the county, according to a recent consolidation plan
Aug. 22 2012
Although it probably won't make it into the final language of the bill, state Rep. Mike Callton said any proposed medical marijuana "provisioning center" should pass the all-important "Grandma Test."
Aug. 15 2012
It was standing room only in a small south Lansing church as community members gathered to celebrate the union of a young man and woman. As the ceremony neared its end, photographers and videographers...
Aug. 8 2012
The city of Lansing may be going back to voters for a second November election in a row asking for more public infrastructure funding. This time, it's for sidewalks
Aug. 8 2012
Those metal baskets with dangling chains you may see at the local public park are not trashcans or weird barbecue grills
Aug. 8 2012
There is more than enough room for improvement for the Michigan Rock N Brew festival after last weekend's bust of a maiden voyage. It was a first-year festival — and you could definitely tell
Aug. 3 2012
The township clerk is responsible for administering elections and handling requests for township records and is also a voting member of the Township Board of Trustees. Republican Mary Helmbrecht has served...
Aug. 1 2012
Goodrich says his opponent is accusing him of pushing a fictional "rain tax" that Goodrich says isn’t being planned. The alleged tax would charge residents based on the size of the hard surface areas...
Aug. 1 2012
Clement, 35, is a 2002 graduate of the Michigan State University Law School. He is a former Eaton County assistant prosecuting attorney and went into private practice six years ago. He is an adjunct professor...