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FRIDAY, April 12 — The last time U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren was in town, it was to campaign for president in 2019. She packed a gymnasium-sized space at Lansing Community College in a raucous … more
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor has sent four City Council members a lengthy letter today defending his choice of the Masonic Temple building for a new city hall and asking them to reconsider their … more
THURSDAY, April 11 —Lansing Westside Neighborhood residents who were unhappy with the city’s plan to remove the tree-covered islands on a stretch of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard have … more
WEDNESDAY, April 10— The Lansing City Council has put Mayor Andy Schor’s nomination of a new city attorney on hold. Schor handed his appointment of Greg Venker to the Council in … more
Lacking the support of the City Council for its plan to move the new city hall to the Masonic Temple, the Schor administration is looking at options for another location that do not involve any input from the Council, sources have told City Pulse. more
In 2018, Megan Shannon left her job as a special-education paraprofessional at Okemos Public Schools to pursue woodworking full time. Her new business, Tiny Bit of Wood, opened this year. more
FRIDAY, April 5 — Lansing Deputy City Attorney Gregory Venker is slated to replace retiring City Attorney James Smiertka next week if the City Council approves his appointment in its regular meeting on Monday. more
As the new director of Lansing’s director of economic development and planning, Rawley Van Fossen has wasted no time trying to revitalize a Code Enforcement Office that’s been dogged for years by inconsistent leadership and five staff vacancies, including one for a lead housing inspector. more
When Kendra Ouillete found out she was pregnant just one month after moving from Florida to Mason in December 2020, more
THURSDAY, April 4 — As construction crews began breaking up the asphalt on a closed strip of Michigan Avenue between Mifflin Avenue and Howard Street in Lansing on Monday,  it didn’t … more
MONDAY, April 1 — Ted Stewart, 56, owner of Metro Retro in Old Town, died in his sleep Saturday, friends said. His shop, at 304 E. Grand River Ave., celebrated its eighth year of business last month. more
Nine candidates for Lansing’s Charter Revision Commission announced today that they have formed an alliance in response to a separate slate of endorsements selected by … more
The city of Lansing’s journey to a new city hall has hit at least another speed bump. more
​​ MONDAY, March 25 — Mayor Andy Schor has rebuffed a recent attempt by a developer to revive his proposal for building a new city hall in downtown Lansing. more
THURSDAY, March 21 — Members of the East Lansing Independent Police Oversight Commission expressed dissatisfaction at changes by the City Council that they say weakened the panel’s … more
An agreement to buy the Masonic Temple building downtown and turn it into Lansing’s next city hall looked poised to pass last week when City Council members met as the Committee of the Whole. But a short time later at the Council meeting itself, it lost on a 4-4 vote after three members who supporters expected to back it didn’t. more
When Ingham County Commissioner Myles Johnson learned last summer that the state of Michigan had budgeted matching funds to help residents erase their medical debt with assistance from a national nonprofit, he knew he had to get the ball rolling as soon as possible. more
When Ben Shuldiner took over as superintendent of the Lansing School District in 2021, he knew his work was cut out for him. more
WEDNESDAY, March 13 — Faced with public concern about safety in Lansing, Mayor Andy Schor proposed last night hiring 15 additional police officers with funds he is hoping the state legislature … more
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