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Tuesday Mar 4 | WILX-TV Lansing
With the fate of Michigan's same-sex marriage ban in the hands of a federal judge, county clerks are preparing to marry same-sex couples if the ban is overturned.
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The Children of Divorce workshop for ages 6-12 meets for eight sessions and do activities, games and create scrapbooks to aid in dealing with their feelings of the divorce.
It may be time to gas up that snow-blower again. The National Weather Service is predicting 4 inches of snowfall overnight Saturday in the Lansing area, starting at 7 p.m. On Sunday, forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the mid-teens, with a wind chill of minus 1. Monday will stay chilly, with a wind chill dropping to minus 3, and there ... (more)
Roger Webster clears snow in his Lansing neighborhood Tuesday after yet more snow fell on the area Monday night and Tuesday morning.
<![CDATA[DELTA TWP. - The 11th Annual Community Expo is set to be held on Saturday, March 1, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Lansing Mall, 5330 W. Saginaw Highway. This event provides the perfect opportunity for the public to learn more about their local businesses, browse over 60 booths, visit with representatives, and discover what their community and local businesses have to offer. There will be door prizes and many perks from local business booths. This is your chance to sample food from area restaurants, enjoy live entertainment from local school groups, and browse through Delta Township's Best-of-the-Best! Come and enjoy all the free entertainment, which includes fun with a bounce house from Extreme Fun and an obstacle course provided by local firefighters. This Expo is sponsored by: Delta Township, Portland Federal Credit Union, Astera Credit Union, Great Lakes Christian College, Eaton County Health and Rehab Services, Crowne Plaza, Edward Jones, Granger, H & H Jewelry Design, Our Savior Lutheran Church and School, Tony M's Restaurant, Statewide Printing and the Lansing Mall. The Delta Side Business Association is a non-profit business organization that helps promote businesses in Delta Township and the surrounding areas. Profits collected from the vendors go toward scholarships for area students. Admission is free. To learn more about the Expo visit www.deltaside.org or call 517-323-8590 or 517-321-9896. DELTA TWP. - Tired of winter yet? Do you remember the winters back in the 1960s and 70s? The winter of 1967 was a rough one in Lansing. The Delta Township Historical Society is hosting an audience participation program on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Delta Township District Library in the Elmwood Room. Bring any pictures and stories to tell. The Delta Township District Library is at 5130 Davenport Drive. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 517-321-4014 x.603 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can obtain our hard-cover commemorative book chronicling the Spartans' 2013 football season, including full coverage of the Rose Bowl, from the staffs of the Lansing State Journal and Detroit Free Press. The 128-page, full-color book can be ordered for $34.95, plus shipping and handling, by going to www.lsj/msubook .
The purpose of the Good Food Fair is to bring together/identify food stakeholders in Eaton County, increase awareness and support for local food producers/businesses, increase the number of vendors selling at Eaton County Farmers Markets and feature and build the county's identity as a good food county.
Forty-seven years is a long time, almost twice the lifespan of Dean Foster, an Eaton County sheriff's deputy who was shot and killed on duty on New Year's Day, 1967.
One person is dead and two others have been injured in a crash this morning near the intersection of Lansing Road and W. Mt.