July 20 2016
In an apparent effort to prod the Lansing City Council to approve a $26 million power substation proposed for Scott Park, the Lansing Board of Water & Light is claiming that building it elsewhere would...
July 13 2016
As the Rev. Nicolette Siragusa of the United Church of Christ in Grand Ledge prepared to deliver a meditation for a vigil at the Capitol the day 49 people were killed at a gay nightclub in Orlando, she...
July 13 2016
Opponents of the plan to locate a $26 million power substation in a downtown park have apparently lost an important battle
July 13 2016
Who’s buying it is still a secret, but the for-sale sign in front of the historic Clara’s Station Lansing on Michigan Avenue has a “pending” notice pasted over it
July 13 2016
WEDNESDAY. July 13 — A Democratic candidate for Ingham County prosecutor is being criticized for hiring a campaign group tied to a shadowy political nonprofit known for incendiary campaign rhetoric
July 6 2016
As Cleveland braces for the onslaught of protests expected to accompany the Republican Party’s convention July 18 to 21, more than 100 Michigan State Police troopers will be on loan to assist law...
July 6 2016
An already complicated battle over Lansing’s medical marijuana industry has gotten even more controversial with the appointment of James Smiertka as the new Lansing city attorney
July 6 2016
Struggling to maintain basic legal operations, the City Attorney’s Office in Lansing is hiring outside legal counsel for various cases
June 29 2016
“This is how I’m going to die.” That was all I could think as I lay face down, my hands cuffed behind my back while the two men rained blows down on the back and side of my head
June 15 2016
As the cast of Riverwalk Theater’s production of “Rent” slowly merged back into the crowd of people — some wearing “Love Wins” t-shirts, and others wrapped in rainbow...
June 3 2016
FRIDAY. June 3 — A group of 20 Republican members of the Michigan House of Representatives have introduced legislation aimed at transgender people that would require people to use government bathroo
June 1 2016
Critics on the Lansing City Council have the votes to kill a controversial plan to turn a downtown park near REO Town into the home of a power substation
May 31 2016
TUESDAY. May 31 — The Lansing Board of Water and Light, the city of Lansing and Habitat for Humanity have a plan to move the endangered Scott Center house and make it the centerpiece of a housing...
May 25 2016
When The Lansing City Council approved Mayor Virg Bernero's appointment of Joseph Abood as the interim city attorney on March 28, it did so for just two months
May 25 2016
The developers of the Red Cedar Renaissance project on Michigan Avenue in Lansing may seek about $35 million in bonds funded through Ingham County for construction of the elaborate infrastructure needed...
May 4 2016
WEDNESDAY, May 4 — Should the selection process of Ingham County’s interim prosecutor be open to the public? “Yes,” said Gretchen Whitmer, who is the former state Senate Democratic...
May 2 2016
MONDAY, May 2 —Experts say the mosquito that carries Zika is unlikely to get to Michigan, but the state House of Representatives isn’t taking a chance. It has passed legislation, sponsored...
April 25 2016
MONDAY, April 25 — A Michigan State University expert says the Lansing Board of Water & Light is likely going to end up paying the cyber thieves who took control of the utility’s corporate...
April 20 2016
Despite being ruled illegal under Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act, dozens of provisioning centers have opened across Lansing in the last year, adding to the score or more that already existed
April 20 2016
WEDNESDAY. April 20 — The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department has ordered the “troubled” Lansing Housing Commission to get its finances in order. “The Lansing Housing...

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