New fire chief tasked with reversing ‘historical challenges’
March 21 2019
Renewed efforts to bolster diversity at the Lansing Fire Department might be easier said than done
Trump again downplays the murderous ways of white nationalists here and abroad.
March 21 2019
About 24 hours after a white supremacist massacred 50 people during Friday prayers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, that country’s prime minister announced a ban on semi-automatic rifles...
March 21 2019
It started as a child when I began fooling around with fallen chestnuts and any little shiny thing I could find to put together. I really liked it, but forgot about it as I became an adult
Minor league baseball team faces criticism
March 20 2019
A temporary name change for the Lansing Lugnuts was designed to celebrate the Latinx community. But it is catching hell from some members of that community instead
March 19 2019
Wahlburgers may be coming to East Lansing, with an assist from former Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero
March 19 2019
Residents near Ormond Park have settled their suit against the city but remain disappointed
March 18 2019
Single tickets for the road company tour of the Broadway blockbuster “Hamilton” at the Wharton Center go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. The show runs May 14 through June 2
March 16 2019
City Pulse editor and publisher Berl Schwartz interviews Gov. Whitmer and Mayor Schor about what it's going to take to fix Michigan's infamous road problems
Compensation Commission backs off 12.5 percent raises
March 14 2019
Lansing’s Elected Officers Compensation Commission outlined a new recommendation today to increase pay for elected officials by 8.8 percent over three years
March 14 2019
Ixion Theatre Ensemble is no stranger to science fiction. Its last two productions, “Chalk” and “Welcome to the White Room,” delved into heady, cerebral concepts à la the...
Schor: No intention to cause ‘discomfort and turmoil’
March 14 2019
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor apologized last night to former Lansing Fire Department Chief Randy Talifarro following a recent dispute about hiring practices for firefighters
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Area churches cope with Methodist split over gay marriage
March 14 2019
March winds knocked on the doors of Williamston United Methodist Church Sunday as Pastor Linda Stephan told her congregation she was giving up “a number of things” for Lent. She warmed...
March 14 2019
If you leave “Miss Saigon” without singing any of the songs, you’re not alone. The latest touring production of the Broadway revival, now running at the Wharton Center, has many things...
March 14 2019
Irish, Scottish and Cape Breton musicians coalesce for driving Celtic bravado with this award-winning quintet of musicians from far-flung places
March 14 2019
Lansing native Danny Black has been performing as a leprechaun in local and national gigs since 1979. He is a divisive character in the little people community
Trump, who said neo-Nazis are ‘very fine people,' has a new talking point: ‘Democrats hate Jewish people.’
March 14 2019
If ever a story was situated perfectly at the intersection of 2020 politics and the perpetual outrage machine of cable news, this was it
That’s the $2.5 billion question — and 45 cents a gallon isn’t the answer.
March 14 2019
The 45-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax hike that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed last week isn’t going to happen
Looks to move past rift with former fire chief
March 14 2019
Weeks before a new chief arrives at the Lansing Fire Department, tensions are still flaring over an obvious lack of diversity in last year’s newly hired class of firefighters. And Mayor Andy Schor...
March 14 2019
2206 W. Jolly Road A recent reader nomination brings us to this week’s “really terrible” southside eyesore, but this one probably would’ve made our listings at some point regardless....
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Pregnant woman spent needless week in Ingham County jail, judge says
March 14 2019
After repeated winter-weather closures at the Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office, a 22-year-old pregnant woman was forced to spend an unnecessary week behind bars, said 55th District Judge Thomas...