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A couple of Sundays ago at the East Lansing Farmers Market, I was approached by a campaign worker for U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin. more
Delta Township resident Liz Beal has long been frustrated by the growing number of local businesses and services that have adopted credit card surcharge fees. more
Faced with a dramatic increase in homelessness, the City Rescue Mission of Lansing has been looking for additional shelter space in the downtown area. more
The City Rescue Mission’s potential purchase of the property it hopes to turn into a homeless shelter would notably include the 147-year-old Glaister House, which is on a list of endangered historic properties in Greater Lansing. more
  FRIDAY, Sept. 15 — East Lansing’s eight at-large candidates for three seats on the City Council are split on a trio of ballot measures set to appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.  … more
The former Masonic Temple at 217 S. Capitol Ave. has been out of use since 2008, but it may soon be the site of Lansing’s new City Hall. more
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13 —The historic Masonic Temple on Capitol Avenue will be the home of Lansing’s new City Hall if the City Council approves, the Schor administration will announce today. … more
THURSDAY, Sept. 7 — The City Rescue Mission is looking to expand with a new homeless shelter in two buildings on Kalamazoo Street near the Capitol Complex. “We’ve been … more
Just after 9:40 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 24), an EF-2 tornado with a maximum wind speed of 125 miles per hour struck Greater Lansing, resulting in two confirmed deaths in Ingham County being tallied among the five statewide casualties that were reported over the weekend. more
The race to select a Democrat to run for Debbie Stabenow’s seat in the U.S. Senate is shaping up, in part, as progressive vs. moderate. The moderate is Elissa Slotkin, who is in her third term in the U.S. House representing Greater Lansing. At least two of her opponents, Hill Harper and Pamela Pugh, are making a point of running to her left. The Democratic primary is still almost a year away, but the race is very much in motion. more
It takes a second to blink off the noonday glare of downtown Lansing and adjust to the butterscotch glow of the historic Atrium Building on Washington Square. more
The Lansing Housing Commission is going ahead with plans for a $22.5 million mixed-use and mixed-income income apartment building in the heart of downtown Lansing after receiving a state tax credit, the commission’s executive director said. more
When he was 14, Adam Hussain witnessed a gun homicide in Risdale Park, along Pleasant Grove Road in south Lansing. He and his friends were on foot to a basketball court when a man arrived in a cab. The man got out of the car and began shooting at the court. One man was killed. more
THURSDAY, Aug. 10 — The state of Michigan has awarded the Lansing Housing Commission a $1.497 million tax credit toward a proposed $22.5 million mixed-use housing project in the heart of … more
THURSDAY, Aug. 10 — Republican congressional candidate Tom Barrett is soliciting signatures and funds from people to stand against the “woke” mob he alleges is trying to … more
Tabitha Castilla watched her two daughters roll down the sidewalks on Stafford Street in south Lansing on their hoverboards and smiled. “I love that they can be out here and play like this … more
MONDAY, Aug. 7 — Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin was one of only two Democrats to vote for a Republican measure widely seen as targeting the potential display of gay Pride flags at military … more
FRIDAY, Aug. 4 — U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin is no longer a registered voter in the 7th Congressional District, which she was elected  to represent nine months ago. Slotkin, a Democrat, moved out of her Lansing rental and changed her voter registration to Holly, which is in the 9th Congressional District. more
 FRIDAY, Aug. 4 —- A local pastor entered at least a grey area last Sunday when he seemed to endorse Lansing City Council candidate Tamera Carter and solicit money for her from his … more
THURSDAY, Aug. 3  — Tamera Carter has made an issue of declining support from Lansing Mayor Andy Schor through his political action committee for her campaign for an at-large seat on the … more
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