Aug. 29 2012
Wednesday, Aug. 29 — This week's guests are author Jack Ebling on his new book about MSU football; Bill Fehsenfeld, co-founder of Schuler Books & Music; and Rick Kibbey, chairman of the Lansing Parks...
Bernero calls on Rossman to quit Lansing Economic Development Corp. Board
Feb. 22 2012
Wednesday, Feb. 22 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero called on public relations executive Kelly Rossman-McKinney to resign today from the Lansing Economic Development Corp. Board for having a “conflict...
Jan. 25 2012
Wednesday, Jan. 25 — Guests include Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero; Bill Castanier and Aaron Payment of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians; Dan Young and Baby Gaga of Spiral Dance Bar; Douglas...
Jan. 18 2012
Jeff Gibson, owner of Superior Growers Supply, says misconceptions are rampant about his business, which is serving an ever-increasing interest in hydroponics, including but hardly limited to growing marijuana....
Jan. 11 2012
Scott Keith, president and CEO of the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority, discusses the 25th anniversary and budget questions about the Lansing Center; Lansing City Councilman Brian...
Jan. 5 2012
Guests include political columnist Kyle Melinn on issues to look for in the state Legislature in 2012; Marcia Crawley, marketing manager for the Broad Art Museum, on the modern art museum's planned opening...
Dec. 7 2011
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and City Pulse columnist Kyle Melinn on the Occupy movement and the Lansing contingent's decision to leave Reutter Park for the winter. Selma Hollander on her lifelong involvement...
A lingering medical marijuana moratorium and a brownfield extension for Demmer
Nov. 23 2010
Tuesday, Nov. 23 — Before Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting, a medical marijuana moratorium ordinance was pulled from the agenda. The ordinance would impose “a moratorium on the...
The infamous Westboro Baptist Church meets a sea of counter-protesters in East Lansing
Nov. 22 2010
Thursday, Nov. 18 — Two filmmakers who have been following the Westboro Baptist Church since June said today’s counter-protest at East Lansing High School is one of the biggest they have seen
The Lansing City Council is expected to take up tax incentives, rezoning at tonight’s meeting
Nov. 22 2010
Monday, Nov. 22 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on extending a brownfield tax incentive plan for Demmer Properties in north Lansing
The mayor has a new gig and does a CNN interview at Art’s Bar in Lansing
Nov. 20 2010
Friday, Nov. 19 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s deputy chief of staff revealed today that Bernero will appear weekly on the Fox Business Network show “Follow the Money” with host...
Less federal funding will mean fewer orange construction barrels in Lansing next year
Nov. 19 2010
Friday, Nov. 19 — Motorists in Lansing may be relieved to know that the Public Service Department is scaling back on road construction projects in 2011 due to budgetary constraints
Snow standards are set and the garage looks efficient
Nov. 17 2010
Tuesday, Nov. 16 — The Lansing City Council met briefly on Monday to recognize 42-year Lansing resident and president of the Colonial Village Neighborhood Association Anita Beavers
A rally at the Capitol urges the state Senate to pass the Children’s Safe Products Act
Nov. 10 2010
Wednesday, Nov. 10 — A 25-foot inflatable yellow duck that sat in front of the Capitol building on Tuesday morning was half a pun on our political process, half a symbol of the lack of attention...
The Council sniffs at appeal, but to no avail
Nov. 9 2010
Tuesday, Nov. 9 — The buildup to Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting centered on whether the Council would move to appeal Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s decision to allow...
Public hearing scheduled tonight at the Lansing City Council meeting for a local developer who wants to build “cottages” on the east side
Nov. 8 2010
Monday, Nov. 8 — Local builder Dave Muylle has plans to construct “cottages” on nine parcels of property on Leslie and Regent streets in the east side neighborhood
The GOP goes fishing on Bernero’s spending
Sept. 29 2010
Wednesday, Sept. 29 — A new advertisement launched by the Republican Governors Association against Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero targets three mayoral office expenditures, one of...
City Council unanimously approves medical marijuana ordinance
Sept. 21 2010
The Lansing City Council approved an ordinance, 5-,0 at Monday night’s meeting to regulate medical marijuana caregivers who conduct business in their homes
An MSU researcher links racial identity, mass media and Americans who believe Obama is a Muslim
Sept. 17 2010
Smear campaigns are a virulent part of American politics nowadays. A new, first-of-its-kind study suggests there may be more to their success than simply the public’s ignorance
West side story: The Bernero campaign hits Kent County
Sept. 15 2010
A debate notice from his opponent and an excited crowd welcomed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero to a traditionally conservative West Michigan on Friday