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In Lansing, auto pioneer Billy Durant gets little recognition. His contemporary the late Ransom E. Olds, founder of REO Motors and Oldsmobile, dominates local automotive history discussions, has the … more
“We had a vision and made it come true,” Luanda Coleman said of her and her co-owner Alicia Chase’s new salon, Apex Nails & Spa.  The pair of licensed nail technicians … more
The ‘ol double nickel, a nickname from back in the day for 55, is neither just a speed limit nor a number.  For anyone fortunate to retire at age 55, bidding farewell to a career can … more
College students from Merida in the Mexican state of Yucatán who are attending Michigan State University this summer were guests Sunday at the Bath Township home of Paul Shaheen, who chairs … more
THURSDAY, July 21 —- In a letter sent to candidates Aug. 2, Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope reminded candidates that a city ordinance prohibits placing signs of any sort, including political … more
Anne Hill, president of the Hawk Nest Neighborhood group in northern East Lansing, was appointed June 29 on a volunteer basis. Hill ran unsuccessfully as a Republican candidate to the Clinton County Board of Commissioners in the 2018 primary and served as a Republican precinct delegate in 2014.   more
The puddle and steady stream of fluid was unexpected on the mountain bike path Greg Pratt was riding in Lansing’s Hunters Ridge Park on the evening of July 12. He stopped his biking to … more
3601 Deerfield Ave., Lansing  On one end of a foundation basement stands the rickety remains of the end wall of a home. It comes to a peak at the top, held in place by a large piece of lumber … more
FRIDAY, June 15 — A campaign tied to Democratic state House candidate Emily Stivers is attacking primary opponent Penelope Tsernoglou for taking money from hard right Republicans. An … more
A hotspot the East Lansing community has called a home away from home for nearly 50 years has changed hands but will remain firmly in place.  The Peanut Barrel, 521 E. Grand River Ave. on new … more
Toddler’s death points to holes in city’s system  The young couple and two children had just arrived home when a reporter approached them. The house they rent, they were … more
When Kenneth G. McIntyre entered Michigan State University in 1956, he had his heart set on being a sports writer. After working two summers for a local newspaper, though, he took a constitutional … more
FRIDAY, July 8 — Employees for the Mexican fast food chain Chipotle in Delta Township are asking the National Labor Relations Board for permission to create a union and be represented by the … more
In the seven years Larry Kirchoff has used his business’ social media to promote equity for oppressed people, particularly members of the black community, he’s … more
To this day, decades later, people often recognize actor Mark Rolston as Private Drake in 1986’s “Aliens” or Bogs in 1994’s “The Shawshank … more
Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon doesn’t mince words on enforcing a 1931 felony law outlawing abortion.   “I have said, unilaterally, during my entire legal career I will not … more
East Lansing resident Lynsey Clayton’s thoughts were for others on the afternoon of June 24.  Clayton, mom to four, went to the pharmacy inside the Bath Township Meijer shortly after … more
Elderly Instruments marked in 50th anniversary Tuesday with a block party outside its headquarters on Washington Avenue in Lansing’s Old Town. The music store that started as a business in a … more
 Why is Emily Dievendorf running for the state House?   It’s a valid question as she makes herself a cup of coffee shortly after 10:30 a.m. on a Wednesday morning in … more
It was Bryan Harris’ profound love of pop culture that first drew him toward the Capital City Comic Con — C4 — but it was the annual event’s community that ultimately … more
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