Friday, Aug. 17 — The Lansing School District has heard pitches from two different charter schools in the past two months. As a charter school authorizer, the district would be able to appoint the governing board of the charter schools and would receive three percent of the per-pupil funding for each student that attends the school.
Friday, Aug. 17 — A longtime Okemos business owner says what little cultural heritage the suburb has left will be gone if his restaurant's building is demolished to accommodate a cosmetology institute’s expansion.
Tuesday, Aug. 21 — A millage proposal to fix the city's sidewalks, which would have been put on November ballots, didn't have enough support to make it out of a Lansing City Council committee Monday night.
Thursday, Aug. 30 — Having been involved in education for 36 years, Lansing School District Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul said she gets excited whenever a new school year starts — but this year tops them all.
Tuesday, Aug. 28 — No vote was cast tonight for Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s proposed countywide park millage. The speed with which it was proposed seemed to be the main issue for the Ingham County Board of Commissioners.
Monday, Oct. 1 — Proposal 3 supporters gathered for a press conference today at a Lansing park to announce more groups in favor of the statewide renewable energy ballot proposal — and were met by about a dozen protesters.
Wednesday, Oct. 3 — The Lansing Association of Human Rights, an organization advocating for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality, released candidate ratings this week for the 2012 elections.
Thursday, Oct. 4 — Opponents of Proposal 3 say the proposed constitutional amendment mandating 25 percent of the state’s energy come from renewable sources by 2025 lacks a clear roadmap to implementation.