Feb. 1 2018
Thank you for the article which provided information we needed to try to understand the woeful news that Schuler Bookstore at Eastwood is closing. This seems yet another example of a successful local business...
Okemos hotel site of white nationalist meetings
Feb. 1 2018
Approximately 35 people gathered for the session in October, organized by attorney Kyle Bristow. Supporters advance the theory that white people are discriminated against despite being superior to people...
Prosecutor Siemon could reopen MSU sexual assault cases
Feb. 1 2018
The multiple investigations of Michigan State University and its failures to address cases of sexual assault allegedly committed by athletes also involves actions — or inactions by the Ingham County...
Jan. 29 2018
Adreian Payne alleged sexual assault statement abridged version.In the early hours of Aug 31, 2010, officers from Michigan State University knocked on the door of a dorm room in Wonders Hall
Bishop Boyea gets an earful from Lansing Catholic, IHM parents
Jan. 25 2018
There appear to be no blacks on the teaching staff at LCHS. The 2017 Cougar yearbook, “Evolve,” shows 35 teachers and eight administrators, counselors and chaplains. It’s impossible to...
Mindy Jones
Jan. 25 2018
In her Tweets, Jones referred to George Zimmerman, who shot and killed black, unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida, as an “American hero,” referred to Chinese buffets as “chink...
Spencer granted two of hours of speaking time on MSU's campus
Jan. 18 2018
White supremacist Richard Spencer has been granted two hours of speaking time on Michigan State University’s campus. His appearance is slated for March 5, the first day of MSU’s spring break,...
SOS spokesman: City wrong on excluding pot drive petitions
Jan. 18 2018
City officials are preparing to take legal action against 26 noncompliant provisioning centers, but some operators are taking a risk by staying open and pinning their hopes on winning a lawsuit that would...
New mayor will name arts task force
Jan. 18 2018
The arts were barely mentioned in the first roadmap developed by Lansing Mayor Andy Schor’s transition team, but they are on his radar screen now. As Schor’s transition team on economic development...
Jan. 18 2018
When President Lou Anna Simon spoke at Rotary of Lansing on Friday, she spent her time on painting the broad picture of campus issues and achievements, from the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams that is...
Infrastructure and communications top Schor’s to-do list
Jan. 18 2018
The team, cochaired by former Mayor David Hollister and former state Rep. and City Councilwoman Joan Bauer, released its final report Tuesday afternoon. With aspirational intent, it deals with business...
New East Lansing clerk also is mayor of Leslie
Jan. 18 2018
Wicks, who left Friday, said she is most proud of the work she did to expand access to voting in East Lansing and adopting the use of voting technology during her time as clerk. She worked with student...
Jan. 18 2018
“We have cited him and cited him, and my understanding is previously it was always, ‘I’ll fix it,’” Schor said, referring to John Meram of Meram Properties of Southfield,...
Wood named executive director of tri-county RSVP
Jan. 17 2018
Lansing City President Carol Wood has been working her Council post on a full-time basis for nearly two decades, despite being paid part time, but that’s changing
City seeks options as two large retailers announce closings
Jan. 17 2018
Less than two weeks in office and Lansing Mayor Andy Schor is already wrestling with the impact of two soon to close large Lansing-area retail businesses
MSU President Lou Anna Simon paints a broad picture of campus issues
Jan. 15 2018
When President Lou Anna Simon spoke at the Rotary Club of Lansing on Friday, she spent her time painting the broad picture of campus issues and achievements
Jan. 11 2018
But Shirley Rodgers won me over, like she did so many. She demonstrated a true love of her work and uncompromising convictions. She became one of my most trusted mentors, and our odd-couple friendship...
Civil rights leader Diane Nash wants to empower people, not politicians
Jan. 11 2018
From the segregated lunch counters of 1950s Nashville, to hushed buses threading the hostile highways of the Deep South, to the sweaty meeting halls and phone rooms that wove the civil rights movement...
Lansing city attorney exit took 70 hours to negotiate
Jan. 9 2018
Newly released and unredacted billing documents regarding the still unexplained exit and $160,663 payout to former Lansing City Attorney Janene McIntyre reveal lawyers worked for two months on...
Marijuana industry is fueling an industrial land grab in Lansing
Jan. 4 2018
On the upside, the “marijuana speculators,” as First Ward Councilwoman Jody Washington calls them, will significantly increase property values. On the downside, some Lansing small businesses...