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Lansing City Council approves property sale
Oct. 9 2018
A retail store for salvaged building materials will soon move into one of the more iconic historical sites in the downtown area following a recent, unanimous vote by Lansing’s City Council
Schuette intervenes on medical marijuana rules
Oct. 5 2018
Eleventh-hour litigation from Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office is likely to ensure that every dispensary in Lansing — along with hundreds across the state — will close before the...
City Council cracks down on illegal gambling
Oct. 4 2018
City officials and local residents lauded its passage late last month, particularly because the law allows for the Lansing Police Department to seize the ill-gotten proceeds from illegal gambling upon...
One year later, Lansing ordinance has killed all but 9
Oct. 4 2018
Lansing — as of Tuesday — has yet to provide a single operating license to any medical marijuana provisioning centers, forcing many longstanding businesses to shutter while only a handful have...
Oct. 4 2018
Fran Deatrick of Haslett was the first person to correctly identify the Sept. 12 Eye for Design, stating that it is the “elaborate column capital is from the Bharatiya Temple in Haslett” (pictured...
Oct. 4 2018
The former president of the United States, a person who represents the seemingly vanishing art of civility in politics, endorsed Witwer’s campaign for the Eaton County-based 71st House District as...
No suggestions offered for what it could become
Oct. 4 2018
Mayor Andy Schor announced plans in July to retain ownership of the struggling, city-managed market but first sought suggestions for how to lease and reactivate the space. Crowds gathered at a community...
Oct. 3 2018
This weekend, the Michigan Retailers Association is out to remind shoppers of the many reasons to “think before you click,” step into the sunshine (or the freshening rain) and buy your stuff...
Louney’s resignation creates vacancy in 1st Ward
Oct. 3 2018
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor is vetting a candidate for the Board of Water & Light to replace Dennis Louney, who resigned amid allegations of campaign finance violations
Long-time board member ousted amid recent appointments
Sept. 27 2018
Prominent local businessman and broadcaster Chris Holman has been ousted from the Capital Regional Airport Authority, which he chairs
But City Council says it’s not in the budget
Sept. 27 2018
Hundreds of people on the online discussion board Reddit, including local residents and users from across the globe, proposed a trove of designs with plans to submit them to the City Council this month....
Electric rental service blindsides Lansing region
Sept. 27 2018
Representatives from Bird Rides Inc. didn’t notify a single city official when the Santa Monica, California, company dropped off a fleet of electric scooter rentals throughout the region. East Lansing...
Sept. 27 2018
Kelly Rossman- McKinney, known around town as the long-time public relations guru, is up on Republican Rep. Tom Barrett in the race to replace term-limited Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, 50 to 41 percent,...
Arcadia Ales & Smokehouse 2101 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing
Sept. 27 2018
Following a prolonged construction schedule, this much-anticipated structure is scheduled to open soon as a brewpub and restaurant
Police search for vandals in East Lansing
Sept. 26 2018
Some hateful artwork painted on the side of a private school in East Lansing sparked a criminal investigation as authorities look to track down the suspects responsible for recent vandalism
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City officials blindsided by rental rollout
Sept. 21 2018
The Bird has landed in downtown Lansing
Sept. 20 2018
Agency officials agreed improvements are needed, but in their response to the report disagreed that a “prominent relationship” exists between documenting a clearance on the registry, which...
Diocese faces criticism of ‘Happiness’ event
Sept. 20 2018
Michigan Avenue soon will be lined with thousands of Catholic Churchgoers en route to the largest mass to ever be assembled within the Diocese of Lansing, but some have labeled the spectacle as a poorly...
Sept. 20 2018
Swix was a two-term Ingham County commissioner who beat Stabenow’s then husband, Dennis, in 1972 by 200 votes. As far as Swix was concerned, creating a women’s commission would open the door...
Eye Sore: 751 Larch St., Lansing
Sept. 20 2018
Andy Wreckerman isn’t sure what to do with this shack over on Larch Street. He might demolish it. The tight proximity to the house next door — which is also quite the eye sore — makes...