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Aug. 6 2018
At least two people were diagnosed with influenza following exposure to virus-infected pigs at the Fowlerville Family Fair. And officials are keeping a sharp eye on others who have reported symptoms
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Overdose deaths head toward all-time high
Aug. 2 2018
She — along with more than 100 residents in Lansing’s Walnut Neighborhood — last month submitted a petition against a proposed, 14-bed residential treatment facility at a now-vacant office...
Road repairs ramp up under Schor administration
Aug. 2 2018
The worst stretches of major roads all over the city, from Pine and Seymour streets downtown to Kalamazoo Street on the east side and Pennsylvania Avenue on the south side, have been reconstructed or capped,...
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Kent Deluxe Cleaners, 2911 S. Washington Ave., Lansing
Aug. 2 2018
Amy Richter-Perkins, of CBRE- Martin, has the site listed online for $199,000 and said the owners plan to demolish the building amid efforts to clean the contaminated soil surrounding the property. But...
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Aug. 2 2018
The former Republican lawmaker from Williamston, now running as a Democrat in Lansing, said he knows that money in politics typically generates success. Legislative candidates who spend the most money...
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But change develops into civil rights debate
Aug. 2 2018
For the uninitiated, dwarf tossing is a comedy-oriented event where drunken patrons hoist a helmet-clad individual with dwarfism over their shoulders and attempt to toss him or her at a designated target,...
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Dozens of pigs diagnosed with swine flu auctioned off for pork chops
Aug. 2 2018
Virus-infected pigs at the Fowlerville Family Fair caught the attention of local and state health officials following multiple, offseason reports of flu-like symptoms among those who recently visited the...
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Aug. 1 2018
State House candidate Paul DeWeese said today he is “sickened and saddened” by antigay actions he took when he served in the Legislature nearly two decades ago
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July 31 2018
The president of a local gay rights political action committee has changed her explanation of why it rated House legislative candidate Paul DeWeese “negative.”
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10th District proves to be most expensive ahead of primary election
July 30 2018
Recently released campaign finance statements show nearly $120,000 in contributions this election cycle helped fuel a costly race for Ingham County’s Board of Commissioners.All told, at least $73,000...
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Mayor backs off proposed parkland sale amid community concerns
July 27 2018
Mayor Andy Schor isn’t giving up on Lansing’s City Market building
Sale price discounted $5M after talks
July 26 2018
Lansing’s City Council unanimously agreed Monday to offload the site into the hands of Frank Kass and Joel Ferguson, the development team at Continental- Ferguson, for $2.2 million. Officials previously...
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New suit causes city clerk to tap breaks on licensing
July 26 2018
State officials earlier this month granted operational approval for four medical marijuana-related enterprises, including Lansing-based Capital Transport, a secure transporter with plans to set up shop...
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July 26 2018
That’s become clear in the PAC’s unfair “negative” rating of Paul DeWeese, who is seeking the Democratic nomination in the race to represent Lansing in the state House of Representatives....
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July 26 2018
The young senator Ian Conyers is a sharp up-and-comer with that polished Clark Gable look and presence that could work statewide, but the Conyers name is tainted after his great uncle’s missteps...
Lansing City Market rolls to a stop after Labor Day
July 26 2018
The death spiral of fewer vendors and fewer visitors was so bad that that a few years ago, the city tried to rebrand the market as a “small business incubator.” Soon, nobody wanted to set up...
Plaintiffs drop action without explanation
July 19 2018
Let Lansing Vote abruptly dropped its lawsuit against City Clerk Chris Swope last week, effectively halting a year-long case that sought to revamp the state capital’s marijuana market and force city...
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East Lansing looks to taxpayers amid financial turmoil, unfunded liabilities
July 19 2018
“The basic constraint that we’re under is the city is broke,” said Mayor Pro Tem Erik Altmann. “This is the only place left to go find those dollars. Everything else has been cut...
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Undersheriff: Ingham County’s jail routinely ‘oozing’ taxpayer money
July 19 2018
The average driver can expect to tack a few thousand miles to the odometer each year before they eventually need a replacement. But the Rocket V8 humming under the jail’s metaphorical hood has been...
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Renewal would generate 90 % of CADL revenues
July 19 2018
The head librarian of Capital Area District Libraries’ Webberville branch for years has watched as curious schoolchildren roamed inside, anxious to check out another book or to log onto the nearest...