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The Lansing City Council passed Mayor Andy Schor’s proposed $271.4 million budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. The overall budget is up 4% from this year. It includes … more
Joan “Ma” Kittle, a seven-year resident of the Grange Acres senior housing community in Haslett, isn’t able to work on her small garden plot as much as she’d like to these … more
Shawn Brock was rendered homeless recently when he could not afford his rent due to expenses from a medical condition. Last week, Brock was one of 100 people who gathered outside the Lansing Center to picket for tenants’ rights. more
FRIDAY, May 17 — The British Broadcasting Corp. will bring its “World Questions” program to Lansing June 4, when local panelists are set to debate questions on national issues … more
WEDNESDAY, May 15 — The Ingham County Circuit Court welcomed its newest canine advocate today. Chief Judge Joyce Draganchuk swore in Basil, a 2-year-old lab and golden retriever mix who will serve as an emotional support animal at the Veterans Memorial Courthouse, 313 W. Kalamazoo St., in Lansing. more
WEDNESDAY, May 15 — The Lansing School District is one of just 13 districts nationwide to be named a 2024 recipient of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2024 Efficient and Healthy Schools program award. more
The road to a new Lansing city hall has been about as smooth as most roads in Lansing and elsewhere in Michigan: full of potholes. more
THURSDAY, May 9 — Mayor Andy Schor announced today that he wants to build a new city hall on the site of the old Center for the Arts, 425 S. Grand Ave., on the corner of Lenawee Street. more
WEDNESDAY, May 8 — Name recognition appears to have played a big role in the election of nine candidates yesterday to serve on the first-ever Lansing Charter Revision Commission. The top … more
Amid the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and early 2021, leadership at Downtown Lansing Inc. began discussing ways to reverse the negative impacts of business closures and decreased commerce … more
With the incumbent out of the race, three candidates are running for the Democratic nomination for Meridian Township clerk in the Aug. 6 primary election.   Republican Patty McPhee is … more
Jaquez Moye-Young, a 14-year-old student at Eastern High School, was shot and killed Saturday in north Lansing. He was found on West Oakland near the U-M Health-Sparrow's St. Lawrence campus … more
TUESDAY, May 7—Lansing’s City Council unanimously approved last night the appointment of Greg Venker as city attorney after delaying a vote on Mayor Andy Schor’s choice for nearly a … more
The 36 candidates for Lansing’s Charter Revision Commission have expressed divergent views on significant changes they would tackle if chosen in next Tuesday’s special election. more
Foods for Living, an independent natural grocer in East Lansing, will close by the end of June. The employee-owned retailer was founded in 1997 by John and Wilma Snyder and has occupied its … more
TUESDAY, April 30 – Foods For Living, a well-known independent natural grocer in East Lansing since 1997, will close by the end of June. more
THURSDAY, April 25 — The old Washington Apartments, a vacant six-story apartment complex at 927 S. Washington Ave. in Reo Town, was added to the National Register of Historic Places this month, meaning it could soon get a facelift and take in tenants once more. more
For nearly a quarter of a century, husband and wife Lynn Lucas and Matt Schultheiss have been planning weddings and other gatherings across Michigan through their event company, W.E.D. more
Many products have been made in Lansing over the years, from automobiles and their parts to furniture, lawn mowers, chest protectors and cheese curds. A full catalog of Lansing-made stuff could escort you through a well-lived life, from fresh milk and baby carriages to booze, cigars and coffins. more
If you are of a certain age, you may recall your parents admonishing you to eat (insert name of hated vegetable) while thinking about the starving children who would gladly eat (insert name of hated vegetable). more
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