BakerVirginiaBauman
Mayor praises partners in South Side resurgence
Feb. 21 2019
It wasn’t unusual for Andy Schor to stick around after a press conference to take a few questions. But the first question was a bit striking. “Whoooo?”
mm
Feb. 21 2019
As state officials continue to collect far more money than they need to operate Michigan’s medical marijuana program, costs for licensed cardholders could soon get a whole lot cheaper
sailor
MSU prof helped identify famous ‘kissing sailor’
Feb. 21 2019
We’ve all seen that hairline, but few people have studied it as carefully as Sauer has. One of the 20th century’s most famous images is Alfred Eisenstadt’s Life magazine photo of a celebratory...
sarahanthony
Feb. 21 2019
One in five students report they’ve been bullied — 15 percent in the last 12 months. Those statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics are among the reasons Rep. Sarah Anthony...
DUCKETT
Top officials sacrifice diversity amid paramedic shortage
Feb. 20 2019
Claretta Duckett-Freeman is determined to be one of the first black women at the Lansing Fire Department.After working several years as a medic in the U.S. Army, Duckett-Freeman was quickly attracted to...
Andy
Schor yields following media reports
Feb. 19 2019
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor said today he will file reports with the IRS for his fund to pay his “incidental expenses” of being in office
schorrr
Experts: Schor likely violated federal tax laws
Feb. 18 2019
The registered agent for the Schor Lansing Fund, which Mayor Andy Schor uses to pay “incidental expenses,” said the mayor has probably failed to file reports required by the IRS
potleaf
City clerk updates criteria for local licenses
Feb. 15 2019
The next round of medical marijuana dispensaries to be licensed in Lansing will be held to higher standards as officials look to give preference to those who can make a larger cash investment in the city
GrandRiver
Business plans sparked amid ongoing state appeal
Feb. 15 2019
As city officials try to boot Waterfront Bar & Grill from the Lansing City Market, competition from Jackson is already looking to move in for the kill — in the form of a new brewery
GretchenWhitmer
Feb. 14 2019
The Republican-led Senate is one floor vote away from doing something that hasn’t been done in Michigan in more than 40 years: reject a governor’s executive order. House Republicans got the...
Andy
Mayor: $170,000 in donations don’t influence city decisions
Feb. 13 2019
Developers, labor unions and other businesses have quietly donated nearly $170,000 to a nonprofit account that funnels funds directly to Lansing Mayor Andy Schor
DeWitt
DeWitt High School teams up with Crime Stoppers
Feb. 11 2019
A newly launched program at DeWitt Public Schools offers a $50 payout for high school students that are willing to squeal on their classmates for stashing aside illegal drugs, alcohol and weapons
Thomashow
Feb. 7 2019
On the first day of former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon’s preliminary hearing on charges she lied to police about the Larry Nassar situation, sexual assault survivor Amanda...
tree
Scott Woods neighborhood losing a stand of 60 for city sanitary sewe
Feb. 7 2019
Dog walkers, wildlife lovers and strollers emerged from last week’s deep freeze Sunday to find a prized patch of forest in Scott Woods, north of Hawk Island County Park, marked off by stakes and...
caracara
Developer Gillespie Co. sues over renovations to Michigan Avenue shop
Feb. 7 2019
One of Lansing’s more popular coffee shops could soon find itself at risk because a developer is waging a legal battle over allegedly unpaid bills
Skate
Feb. 4 2019
The recent stretch of arctic weather has claimed one surprising casualty: ice skating
Bass
Feb. 4 2019
A disease that kills one of Michigan’s most popular gamefish appears to be spreading northward, worrying anglers and fisheries managers
POTATOCHIPSPHOTO
Feb. 4 2019
Michigan is the nation’s largest grower of potatoes for chips – about one in four bags sold in the U.S. is made from Michigan potatoes
SchoolCounseler
Feb. 4 2019
Legislation that would require school districts to employ one academic counselor for every 450 students has been introduced in the House, but some educators say the unfunded mandate would pressure districts...
Monroe
Feb. 4 2019
Like many coastal communities in the Great Lakes Basin, Monroe relies on water drawn directly from one of the five Great Lakes: Erie