Nov. 30 2016
A proxy war of secretive “citizen” groups has begun shaping a nascent 2017 Lansing mayoral race
Nov. 23 2016
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s proposal aimed at regulating homegrown marijuana raises legal concerns and may even be unconstitutional, critics say
Nov. 16 2016
As the map on the television screens in his apartment changed colors Tuesday night, Ben Schroff and his friends saw the hope of a Hillary Clinton presidency slip away and the terror of a Donald Trump...
Nov. 9 2016
The developer who planned to build an extended stay hotel on the former Deluxe Inn site in downtown Lansing has withdrawn the offer, blaming the proposed Lansing Board of Water & Light substation and...
Nov. 2 2016
Eaton County isn’t the only one where voters are facing a choice for sheriff. In Ingham, law enforcement families are clashing with a matchup between the sons of Ingham County Sheriff Gene Wriggelsworth...
Nov. 2 2016
By next Wednesday, Ingham County will have elected its first female prosecutor. Billie Jo O’Berry, a Republican, is running against Carol Siemon, a Democrat
Nov. 2 2016
The man eyed Tom Reich, the Eaton County sheriff, as he introduced himself and me, a tag-along reporter. He motioned the sheriff to follow him into the garage, signaling me to stay away. The two spoke...
Nov. 2 2016
A $70,000 check and a personal apology from Eaton County Sheriff Tom Reich have done little to soothe Todd Brenizer’s guilt over the 2015 shooting death of 17-year-old Deven Guilford
Oct. 26 2016
On one end of the street, a string of blue signs promotes Republican incumbent Tom Barrett for state representative; on the other are bright yellow signs for Democratic challenger Theresa Abed. Many homes...
Oct. 19 2016
Ingham County health officials are warning residents to be “vigilant” about hand washing to prevent the spread of the bacterial disease shigellosis. The warning comes after the county has confirmed...
Oct. 19 2016
Billie Jo O’Berry, the GOP candidate for Ingham County prosecutor in the Nov. 8 General Election, wants the county to invest in a fully funded public defender office to provide high quality legal...
Oct. 12 2016
Inside a nondescript building near a busy intersection on the city’s southeast side sits the only lab conducting medical marijuana testing in Lansing today
Oct. 12 2016
As marijuana moves into the mainstream, with new business emerging and complex rules and regulations, here is what you need to know
Oct. 12 2016
For decades, marijuana has been illegal, hidden in a black market and distributed clandestinely, often with criminal overtones. Now, and rapidly, it is emerging from back alleys into the daylight through...
Oct. 5 2016
The pledge asked parents to discuss with their children expectations and attitudes about alcohol consumption as well as boundaries of youth gatherings in their home
Oct. 5 2016
When Howard Spence, an Eaton County commissioner, got in his car to go and pick up a twenty-something man on Lansing’s southwest side last winter, he didn’t expect the Craigslist meet-up...
Sept. 28 2016
In the end, a noisy coalition of preservationists, historians and tree lovers failed over nine months to persuade more than one Council member to oppose the Lansing Board of Water & Light’s plan...
Sept. 22 2016
THURSDAY. Sept. 22 – The Lansing City Council will likely decide Monday night on the plan to put a power substation in Scott Park after a committee approved it today. WashingtonThe Planning and...
Sept. 14 2016
The Bath Charter Township Police Department is using its official Facebook page to issue a false warning to the public to be wary of meth because it might be contaminated with the debilitating Zika virus
Sept. 14 2016
Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum asked the Mason Police Department to investigate Mathews for perjury after Mathews signed an affadavit of identity this year swearing she did not owe any campaign fines or...

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