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Lansing native is a U.S. Navy Destroyer Sailor

 

Lansing native Tatiana Thomas is a sonar technician (surface) aboard the guided-missile destroyer operating out of San Diego.
 
Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Heidi Cheek
Read More Saturday, July 7, 2018
July 4th cookout still a bargain for consumers

 

A cookout of Americans’ favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk, will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).
 
Read More Friday, June 29, 2018
Gretchen Whitmer Supporters Announce the Formation of ¡Viva Whitmer! For Governor

 LANSING, MI -- Today Gretchen Whitmer for Governor supporters announced the formation of ¡Viva Whitmer! For Governor, a group of Latino community leaders from across Michigan. 

Read More Thursday, June 28, 2018
William Brewer II Advances the Credit Union Spirit Through Service and Volunteerism

 The Michigan Credit Union Foundation (MCUF) presented William Brewer II the Board Chairperson of CASE Credit Union with the Credit Union Community Volunteer Award.  This award recognizes leadership in financial education and community outreach. 

Read More Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Tariffs on dry beans will negatively impact Michigan agriculture

 LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Bean Shippers (MBS) and the Michigan Bean Commission today voiced deep concerns over new tariffs on U.S. dry beans by the European Union (EU). The EU recently levied a 25 percent tariff on all U.S. dry bean imports. The tariffs will have direct negative impacts on Michigan bean sellers and growers, which represents an important segment of Michigan’s agricultural economy.

Read More Monday, June 25, 2018
ELPD Investigating Report of Indecent Exposure

 

EAST LANSING, MI -- The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is currently investigating a case of indecent exposure that occurred today, June 25 in an East Lansing neighborhood.
 
Read More Monday, June 25, 2018
5 Ways Black Parents Can Encourage French Language Learning in Their Children (Part 1)

 By Robin Morris-Wilson

Say oh là là to learning French! Your children can have fun and your family can be enriched by the experience.


Read More Friday, June 22, 2018
Summer Travel Tips for Detroit, Michigan

 It’s GO TIME in Detroit. Events like the Ford Fireworks, Woodward Dream Cruise and Detroit Jazz Festival are excellent reasons to plan your next visit to The D. 

 
 

 

Read More Friday, June 22, 2018
Pest Solutions Company Assures Michiganders That Brown Recluse Spiders Are Not a Threat to Great Lakes State Homeowners

 


Company offers $300 reward, comp inspection, 
free treatment for any validated infestations
 
Courtesy photo of a brown recluse spider taken on May 18, 2011 in Kansas City, Kansas.
 

 

Read More Friday, June 22, 2018
UPDATE: ON FIGHTING DOGS SEIZED IN 2017

 MASON, MI- In the spring and summer of 2017, Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter (ICACS) conducted a large scale dog fighting investigation and seized 47 dogs as evidence in the fighting cases. 

Read More Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Ingham County Auction Buyer Information Sessions

Ingham County Treasurer Eric Schertzing will be hosting 3 Auction Buyer Information Sessions. These will be question and answer type meetings where the Treasurer will give a short overview of the tax auction process and answer any questions or concerns you may have.

 

Read More Tuesday, June 19, 2018
PEOPLE IN THE KNOW: MICHIGAN MERMAID

NAME: Leona King 

BUSINESS: Emanuel Lutheran School 
Previously at Capital City Scuba 
 
POSITION:  Lunch Lady/ Daycare Worker
Previously a Scuba Sales Associate
 
"In the Know" asks questions that provoke thought and encourages others to dream.  Let us know who you think we should "know".  Remember they can be someone that you enjoy talking to every single day or the cashier at your favorite store.   Contact us at 517-372-8466 or rinarisper.tncp@gmail.  Log on to www.tncp.net.
Read More Sunday, June 17, 2018
BANK ROBBERY INSIDE MEIJER

 On June 15th, at approximately 9:30 a.m.,  Lansing Police were dispatched to 6200 S. Pennsylvania Ave. in regard to a Bank Robbery (Huntington Bank). Responding officers were advised the bank business is within the Meijer store at this address.

Read More Friday, June 15, 2018
REFLECTIVE WISDOM: BAGGAGE

 By M. Lynn Griffin

 
We all carry it. We push it around or we pull it. Sometimes it’s packed all nice and neat; sometimes it’s messy. I’m not talking about the Louis Vuitton or Michael Kors with the 360° wheels and the projectile handle that airlines toss around without a care in the world. I’m talking about the kind of baggage that is damaging to your future, or current, relationships. This kind of baggage travels as well—it travels around your mind, heart, and spirit.
Read More Thursday, June 14, 2018
Youth Art Show highlights talent of New Americans during World Refugee Week

 World Refugee Week begins June 16th,  Samaritas will host an art show highlighting the works of refugee youth at Tabooli Restaurant located at 515 West Grand River Avenue in East Lansing, with an exhibit opening June 18th from 6-7 p.m.

Courtesy photo from last year's event. 

Read More Wednesday, June 13, 2018
PEOPLE IN THE KNOW: COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVER

 NAME: Andrew Brewer, Jr.

 
BUSINESS:  Peace of Mind Home Healthcare LLC
 
POSITION: President
 
"In the Know" asks questions that provoke thought and encourages others to dream.  Let us know who you think we should "know".  Remember they can be someone that you enjoy talking to every single day or the cashier at your favorite store.   Contact us at 517-372-8466 or rinarisper.tncp@gmail.  
Read More Monday, June 11, 2018
UPDATE on the Tragic Fire at LaRoy Froh Townhomes

LANSING, MI -- The investigation into the death of 43 year old Tarshrika Beasley and her son, Elijah Brown, 5-years-old, is ongoing.  June 7th was her 43rd birthday and the day of the fire. 

Read More Monday, June 11, 2018
June is Caribbean Heritage Month

Caribbean Heritage Month commemoration was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2005 to recognize the significance of Caribbean people and their descendants in the history and culture of the United States. The resolution passed the Senate in Feb. 2006 and President George H.W. Bush issued the proclamation in June 2006. Caribbean Heritage Month commemoration was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2005 to recognize the significance of Caribbean people and their descendants in the history and culture of the United States. The resolution passed the Senate in Feb. 2006 and President George H.W. Bush issued the proclamation in June 2006. 

Read More Monday, June 11, 2018
LCC Alumni Association Day at the Zoo

 LANSING, MI  – The LCC Alumni Association will host its 14th annual Day at the Zoo 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Potter Park Zoo, sponsored by LAFCU. Admission is FREE for LCC alumni, students, employees, retirees and their families. Parking is $3 for Ingham County residents, and $5 if you reside outside of Ingham County. If you have taken one class at LCC, you are considered an alumnus.

Read More Monday, June 11, 2018
Mayor Andy Schor's Statement Regarding a Fatal House Fire

LANSING, MI  – Early this morning, on June 7th, there was a fire at LaRoy Froh housing complex in the 2400 block of Reo Road. 

Read More Thursday, June 7, 2018

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