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No respondents correctly identified the Oct. 3 Eye for Design’s mural detail in The Cosmos & Zoobie’s Tavern (below) at 1200 N. Larch St.. in Lansing. more
Both Lansing City Hall and the 2500 South Washington Office have a secure 24-hour drop box for any completed absentee ballot application or absentee ballot. As we get closer to Election Day, we encourage the public to use the drop boxes rather than U.S Post office or a delivery service. more
City Council last week took steps that could eventually launch a full-scale investigation into this shopping plaza near the intersection of Pleasant Grove and Holmes roads. Amarjit Singh and his family said they’re doing everything they can to improve conditions at the property to curb a lengthy history of concerns. more
Lansing dispensaries are allowed to remain operational into November following multiple lawsuits recently filed against the state of Michigan — including one from the capital city itself. more
A new playground is under construction at Ormond Park, but neighbors are still largely dissatisfied as their lawsuit lingers unresolved nearly a year after it was filed against the city of Lansing. more
FRIDAY, OCT. 26 — A forum last night gave board members at Williamston Community Schools a chance to defend their posts on the board of education against a recall effort. Bu more
Voters will soon be asked to extend Ingham County’s Farmland and Open Space Preservation Initiative for another 10 years. The millage renewal will keep taxes flat and aims to shield certain lands from development. But it raises the question: Why should city folks give a damn about protecting farms and other natural landscapes?. more
Even the vibrant signage on the storefront does not detract from the bold roof forms that define this iconic building, now Bell’s Pizza. Constructed in 1963, the building formerly housed Dawn Donuts in a design that was replicated throughout Michigan. more
For the first time, Mayor Andy Schor has suggested Lansing could build a new City Hall. And it could be — “could” being the operative word — on the long undeveloped Seven Block property along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard behind the Capitol Complex.. more
The board has led our district to wonderful achievements for the children in our schools. Despite receiving the lowest possible foundation grant per pupil, Williamston Community Schools beat out neighboring districts that receive hundreds more per student to win the State Academic Champion award from Bridge Magazine. more
Attempts to generate debates on WKAR’s “Off The Record,” with Tim Skubick, and WDIV’s “Flashpoint,” with Devin Scillian, each fell apart after Leonard declined to appear without independent candidate Chris Graveline, who is hovering between 0 and 2 percent in the polls. more
As Judge Frank DeLuca prepares for his retirement, two candidates have emerged to fill his spot on the bench at Lansing’s 54-A District Court. Both lean on more than a decade of legal experience, a steadfast commitment to the community and a passion for blind justice as they eye potential reforms within the local court system. more
The last name Dunnings once lined the pages of a familiar African American success story. And one local judicial candidate is personally working to ensure her namesake can again return to its former glory. more
Opened in 1954 as the cornerstone of the Frandor Shopping Center, Lansing’s Sears is not on Sears Holdings’ 142 store closures list issued last week after it declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. more
An “explosive celebration” scheduled for next Thursday afternoon will likely provide additional details about a professional soccer team slated to hit the field next year at the Cooley Law School Stadium. But information about the event — billed to be the “biggest sports announcement in Lansing in 23 years” — is largely unavailable to the public. more
A mattress is overturned in the parking lot. Some windows have been boarded up: Others have been shattered by neighborhood children with too much time on their hands. Loose bricks along a nearby walkway only provide ammunition for more vandalism. A hand-painted mural is still plastered on one of the aging brick walls. more
“It was a staple in this neighborhood,” said Ron Mather, sipping a pint of beer at Moriarty’s Pub. “We’d go there late-night after the pub or go grab breakfast early the next morning. It was really the last, late-night place we had on this side of town. more
The board of education at the rural, 1,800-student school district passed two policies last year that have only helped to normalize what Gebott sees as a troubling “trend” in which an increasing number of students identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. more
The Macomb County and rural Michigan working class saw in Trump a bit of their own personality mixed with what they always dreamed for themselves. A blunt, common sense, tell-it-like-itis billionaire with the swagger and cockiness to tell whoever didn’t like him to piss off. more
Delta Solar started generating power in late June and reached full capacity of 24-megawatts by August. It is the second largest solar field in Michigan. Only DTE Energy’s 45-megawatt plant in Lapeer is larger. And the string of corporations involved with the new plant reads like a long list of credits in the production of a major movie. more
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