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MONDAY, Feb.26 — The developers of the $228 million New Vision Lansing plan for downtown housing have dramatically reduced the number of units of “workforce” residences the project would include. … more
Some westside Lansing residents are concerned about a city proposal to remove the tree-covered islands on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Ionia and Lenawee streets. “It’s … more
Jose Saramago’s novel “Blindness” imagines a world where suddenly everyone went blind. The world descended into chaos; people misbehaved, and violence dominated. It was not a pretty picture. more
For years, Lansing officials have been trying to redevelop the site of the old Fisher Body Plant, a General Motors factory on the city’s west side that was closed in 2005 and largely demolished two years later. more
TUESDAY, Feb. 13 — In front of a packed chamber, Lansing’s City Council voted 7-0 last night to pass a resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. Lansing became the seventh city in … more
Lansing has long been touted as an affordable place to live. In 2018, it was listed as the nation’s best affordable city by Livability.com, which cited the average price of rent at the time as $734. more
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 7 — For months, Lansing residents have flooded the public comment portion of City Council meetings asking it to pass a resolution calling for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. more
TUESDAY, Feb. 6 — A federal lawsuit claims that Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum and her husband used political influence to get their son reinstated to Mason schools after he was expelled for allegedly sexually assaulting … more
FRIDAY, Feb. 2 — Black women are subjected to "pet to threat," a prominent African American historian and author agreed yesterday as she kicked off a Black History Month lecture series at Michigan State University. more
On Jan. 18, business owners in the Eastwood Towne Center received calls from a phone number that matched that of the Lansing Township Police Department. more
Joan Bauer thought she was through with politics. more
MONDAY, Jan. 22 — The former Gabriels Community Credit Union will still close on Feb. 29 — but will reopen with a video teller and ATM for banking and a community facility that will offer … more
SATURDAY, Jan. 20 — Trustees at Lansing Community College will review applications Monday night of candidates to fill two board openings. LCC spokeswoman Marilyn Twine declined yesterday … more
THURSDAY, Jan. 18 — Plans are advancing to move Lansing’s City Hall to the historic Masonic Temple building. Announced in September by Mayor Andy Schor, the proposal to purchase the … more
As blizzard conditions blanketed the Lansing area Friday night, three Michigan State University students sat cross-legged and sprawled on the floor of the Islamic Center of East Lansing, waiting for a bus to take them to a Washington, D.C., protest the next day. more
Gabriels Community Credit Union’s 2,700 eastside Lansing customers will be looking for a new banking location as a result of its takeover by the MSU Federal Credit Union. more
MONDAY, Jan. 15 — Over 1,500 people went to the Lansing Center today to see Ruby Bridges, the first Black child to integrate an all-white elementary school in the South in 1960. … more
When residents of East Lansing’s Glencairn Neighborhood found the house at 921 Sunset Lane listed on Airbnb without a proper city license, they rallied and had it taken down. more
Ever heard of Dean Phillips? He’s that congressman from Minnesota. The one who’s challenging President Joe Biden in the Democratic primary. Name ring a bell? more
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10 — In a contentious meeting last night that lasted for four and a half hours, the East Lansing City Council voted 4-1 against a resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. … more
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