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MasterWorks 5: Reflections of Romanticism will fill Wharton Center’s Great Hall. Donate food items, which will benefit Orchestras Feeding America


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Michael Buble, Palace of Auburn Hills, 3777 Lapeer Road, Auburn Hills, (248) 377-0100,, 8 p.m. Thursday. Cost: $48-$88.


“35 Shots of Rum,” Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing, 980-5802,, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. " East Lansing Film Society presents this French film about a widowed conductor and his

Eileen Ivers with Immigrant Soul, Wharton Center, Cobb Great Hall, East Lansing, 432-2000, www.wharton LITERARY, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. " Planet F.I.C.T.I.O.N., Schuler Irish/Celtic fiddler. Cost: $25, $15 Books & Music, 2820 Towne Centre student tickets with a valid MSU ID. Blvd., Lansing, 316-7495, 7:30 p.m. ROCK Thursday. " Linguistic conundrums Jedi Mind Trip, Rick’s American are presented, with a critique Cafe, 224 Abbot Road, East Lansing, session to follow. E-mail us for 351-2285, www.ricksamerican more information at, 10:30 p.m. Thursday. " Cost: cover.


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The newest novel by master humorist Christopher Moore, one of my favorites, released Tuesday. Moore has followed up his last release — “Fool,” an uber-bawdy, farcical retelling of King Lear — with the third novel in his vampire love series. Breaking it down to its simplest (and least plotspoiling) of terms, in the first book, “Bloodsucking Fiends,” Tommy falls in love with the beautiful vampire Jody. In the sequel “You Suck!,” Tommy comes to grips after Jody turns him into a vampire. In the newest book, the story is mostly told through the hilarious voice of Abby Normal, the couple’s sidekick goth chick, which left me both in giggly tears and wondering how a middle-aged man could so perfectly channel the voice of a teenage girl in thigh-high Skankenstein boots. Add to the excellent narrative voice a plot that centers on a slovenly vampire cat and his horde of whiskered minions, and I’m telling ya, you got a winner.

“Enchanted April,” Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing, 482-5700,, 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. " Romantic comedy about nhappy London housewives in Italy. Cost: $14, $12 for seniors and students ($4 off on Thursdays). Perry High School Drama Club Presents “Just Another High School Play,” Perry High School Auditorium, Britton Road, Perry, 625-6537, 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. " What happens when the Drama Club is left to make up the play on their own with no director? Cost: $5, $3 for students.

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Stationary Set back to roots The guys of alternative rock band The Stationary Set may be based in Brooklyn, N.Y. But they’ll never forget their roots. Three-fourths of the band’s line-up grew up in East Lansing and relocated to Brooklyn shortly after the band’s inception. So when the idea came about to have the band play a Lansing stop on their current U.S. tour, it was a no-brainer. “We love coming back home to play,” guitarist and keyboard player Josh Hoisington said. “Before The Stationary Set, we played in other bands in East Lansing like thefarewelldrive, The Giveaway and The Minor Fall, and we have fond memories of playing Mac’s and the Temple Club, rest in peace. “It’s important to keep yourself present in this industry, and of all the stops on tour, this one is super exciting.” Hoisington, Andrew Lutes (lead vocals), Gabriel Kubitz (bass), Josh Davis (guitar and keyboard) and Logan Baldwin (drums) played a crazy-exciting gig just a few days ago: South by Southwest, the annual music, film and interactive festival in Austin, Texas. The band’s self-titled EP, filled with catchy pop-punk hooks and bittersweet vocals, is currently available on iTunes. Catch the guys live at Mac’s Bar on Friday. • The Stationary Set, Elliot Street Lunatic, Monogold, Lay of the Cid • 9 p.m. Friday, March 26 • $5 • Mac’s Bar, 2700 Michigan Ave., Lansing, 484-6795 • Listen in: Catch a live performance by The Stationary Set at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 25 on The Impact, WDBM (88.9-FM). Chain of Lakes and Monogold also perform on the show.

“Still Walking,” Wells Hall, MSU Campus, East Lansing, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Friday 980-5802,, 7 p.m. and 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday. " and 9:15 p.m. Friday through Five contemporary feature-length Sunday. " East Lansing Film Society films with cross-cultural themes. presents this Japanese film about a family reuniting for a day after the FUNDRAISERS death of the eldest sibling. Cost: $7, 14th Annual MSU Museum $5 for seniors, $3 for students. Wine Tasting Benefit, French & Francophone Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Film Festival, Old Horticulture 55 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, WHI T NE Y Building, Room 206, MSU, East SPOT TS 355-2370, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. " Lansing, 432-8305, www.fci.msu. Featuring more than 150 edu/French Film 2010.html, films at winning selections, plus music,

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the place. “When we first opened, we had comment cards that patrons filled out. Overwhelmingly the verdict was they’d like a TV to watch the games here.” It’s important to know that management is on the patrons’ side. There’s only one TV right now; a second one is in the works. Since then, I’ve been to MBC for a couple of Mid-Michigan Tweet-ups, and a friend’s Happy Hour Club. Both of these groups are fairly large, anywhere between 20-50 people depending on the night. Each time, the waitstaff was more than prepared to handle the rush, and wait times were minimal for a crowd that size. Nick Marcy, MBC’s main bartender, said because the bar has only been open since Labor Day weekend, it’s hard to judge how much staff needs to be on hand or how much beer Photos by Mike Weber | NOISE needs to be ordered. The main brewery, estabAll about the beer: The interior of Washington Square’s Michigan Brewing Company is an ode to barley and hops. lished in 1995 in WebberMy first visit to Michigan Brewing Company’s Lansing pub was last fall. The place was busy and the food was amazing ... But as I looked around, I noticed that there wasn’t a TV to be found. Um, yeah. It was football season. I was willing to bet that wouldn’t last long. When I went back in a couple months later, there hung on the wall next to the bar was a 32-inch LCD TV. I asked Troy Graham, the kitchen manager, if the rumors were true that the owner didn’t want a TV in

MICHIGAN BREWING COMPANY 402 S.Washington Square, Lansing 977-1349 » Hours: 11a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, noon to 9 p.m. Sunday. » Specials: Happy Hour ($1 off drafts) 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Wednesday is college day, with $1 off all drafts all day with college ID. Thursday is $.35 wings. » Bottom line:With a mix of college students, young professionals and downtown workers, MBC offers an eclectic clientele that mixes well with locally brewed beer.The open area in front of the giant windows is a great place to people watch. ville, supplies the kegs for the Lansing location as well as distribution to seven states. “Melinda (Carpenter, general manager) does a good job ordering for us, but sometimes there’s a backup at the brewery.” There were a couple of times in the fall where some beers were out of stock, and as we were ordering, you could see kegs being rolled in from a pickup. It seems they have a good handle on things now. The only thing they sell, alcohol wise, is MBC crafted beer, and new this month, MBC Barley Wine. With 18 beers on tap, and alcohol content ranging from Kid Rock’s Badass Beer (4.6 percent) to the Russian Imperial Stout (11.5 percent), there are plenty of flavors to choose from. That choice can be paired with some great food, too. I’d suggest trying any sandwich on a pretzel bun. My mouth is watering just thinking about it! Know of a bar we should feature? Contact Mike Weber at More info, including pictures of this and other bar reviews can be found at

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Mustard Plug plays ska music, the type that meshes horns and guitars into a sort of overcharged, party-happy rock sound. It’s a style that’s far too good to be ignored. The Grand Rapids-based group has played at The House of Blues in Chicago, Whiskey A-Go-Go in Los Angeles and has albums out on punk label Hopeless. The group broke out in the ’90s, and they’re still hot. Band members keep plenty busy between side projects (bass player Rick Johnson produced the new album from Lansing-based indie rock band Cheap Girls) and gigs. Johnson, singer Dave Kirchgessner (who graduated from Michigan State University in ’91), guitarist Colin Clive, bass player Rick Johnson, drummer Nate Cohn, trombone player Jim Hofer and trumpet player Brandon Jenison play Mac’s Bar on Sunday. This girl’s bet is for a sellout. • Mustard Plus, the Pinstripes, Jason Alarm, Royal City Riot, Take a Hint • 6 p.m. Sunday, March 28 • $10 • Mac’s Bar, 2700 Michigan Ave., Lansing, Anne Erickson 484-6795



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Brenda Loomis and the Blue Coyote Band, Whisky Barrel Saloon, 410 S Clippert St, Lansing, 351-5296, 9 p.m. Friday. INSTRUMENTAL

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Hidden inside an old house on “When it comes down to it, Seymour Street just a couple of we’re not looking to achieve (a blocks from the Capitol, the hosts spot in) the Radio Hall of Fame,” of the Internet radio show “LanGibbons said. “This is two people singNEXT” conducted a heated having fun once a week, talking debate about which comic book about cool things going on in the characters they’re most like. area.” Daniel J. Hogan and Julielyn Gibbons owns i3 Strategies, an Gibbons, both 28, are co-hosts of Internet consulting firm in East LansingNEXT. The weekly show Lansing. is’s roundup of “I do talk about being an enlocal news and events” for the trepreneur more than Dan talks under-40 crowd.” about what he does,” Gibbons It was Monday night, and they said. “(Because) I wish more peohad just finished recording their ple had talked to me about the adshow in a studio sandwiched bevantages of being an entrepreneur, Tricia Bobeda | NOISE tween a kitchen that hasn’t seen Julielyn Gibbons, co-host of the radio show LansingNEXT, talks with and why Michigan is a great place an update in decades and a front to be an entrepreneur. I feel like if producer Jeffrey Van Camp through the window to the control room. room with forest green carpet and we had more of that kind of fosterHogan was still in a superhero state of furniture that’s so old-fashioned it ing, then more people would take mind when he tried to describe the relacould legitimately be called a parlor. a risk. I think small business start-ups are The house was an attorney’s office be- tionship he and Gibbons have with their one of the ways we move forward as a producer, 26-year-old Jeffrey Van Camp. fore the radio station moved in, and renstate and a region.” “Every Batman needs their Alfred, and ovations are in progress. The recording She got involved in he’s our Alfred,” Hogan said. studio is a mix of new construction (the when Walt Sorg, one of the station’s “Who does that make me?” Gibbons main studio desk was built two weeks owners, asked her to help with its social ago and still has raw 2x4s as legs) and the asked. “Robin?” media efforts. “Yes,” Hogan said. kind of vintage furniture you’d expect to She pointed out to him that the staAfter protests from Gibbons and Van find in Urban Outfitters. tion’s lineup didn’t include any young Camp, they reached an agreement. Their guests this week were the voices yet, a problem she’d noticed in Hogan is Batman. Gibbons is Catwom- many radio stations. founders of Yakimbe, a site that aggrean. Van Camp is Lucius Fox. (Think Morgates local news, and Jay Jacot, a local “Most of the content right now that’s artist who helped organize the upcoming gan Freeman in “The Dark Knight”). on radio is not geared toward people our LansingNEXT streams on MSU Comics Forum. age,” Gibbons said. “I wake up to WKAR at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays and that’s about the most radio I get.” and is available afterward for download. Sorg agreed and suggested Gibbons fill The station started just a few months the void by hosting a show. ago, and LansingNEXT has recorded six She hesitated at first. Her work keeps episodes so far. The three involved admit her busy and on the road a lot. But the to being novices in radio. That, comopportunity was too enticing to pass up. bined with their youth and quirky sense “Frankly, I wasn’t interested in hearing of humor, gives the venture an endearing myself talk for an hour every week, so “Hey, let’s put on a show!” atmosphere. I thought it would be a lot more fun if Gibbons has a background in advoI had a sparring partner,” she said. “Dan cacy, but they keep their show free of and I are good buddies, but we’re natupolitics. The partisan nature of most talk rally ... we have a good back and forth, radio turns them off. what’s the word for it?” Tricia Bobeda | NOISE Instead, they focus on positive stories “Chemistry?” Dan suggested. Producer Jeffrey Van Camp adjusts the audio board “No, that makes it sound like we’re goduring the production of the LansingNEXT internet about downtown development and social events. ing to make out,” Gibbons said. radio show.

ist about the MSU Comics Forum. Gibbons admitted her knowledge of comic books began and ended with Archie, but she wasn’t shy about jumping in to ask for an estimated guy-to-girl ratio at a comic festival. “We learn so much from each other,” Gibbons said. “I did not Tricia Bobeda | know about the stuff that these NOISE guys were involved with. It’s an introduction to what’s going on in your backyard that you probably don’t even know about. “My biggest criticism of the area, and Michigan in WWW.TALKLANSING.NET general, is that we are our own worst enemies,” Gibbons said. “We are horrible at promoting ourselves and what goes on here. Especially in our age group, I’m tired of justifying to people why I live in Lansing.”


ers, online streaming radio and podcasts make more sense than broadcasting over airwaves. LansingNEXT is just one of four shows Van Camp produces at The station produces five shows for a total of nine hours of original content each day. With the exception of a gig at NPR, Van Camp said he wouldn’t trade the Internet radio station for a traditional outlet. “It feels more real than a lot of radio,” he said. “I don’t really want to work for a regular radio station. I don’t think that’s the future.” Hogan and Gibbons travel in mostly separate social circles, and that’s reflected in the show’s content. Hogan recruited the guests for this week’s show and led the conversation with a local graphic art-



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Hogan tried again. “Rapport?” “Yes, we have a rapport,” she said. Their only request for was that the show be available as a podcast too — a format Hogan is comfortable in. When he’s not working as a media specialist for the state, he writes fantasy novels and produces a podcast based on his fiction. He has a little experience with traditional radio from his days at the college station at Grand Valley State University. “You were lucky you could hear the station in the dorms,” Hogan said. “Take two steps off campus and it becomes the Gerald R. Ford (International) Airport information (station).” The co-hosts and their producer agree that for younger listen-

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For MUSIC Lansing, 853-0550, 8-11 p.m. Friday. “Hamlet,” Lansing Mall adult audiences. Cost: $10, $5 for C E LT I C Cost: $5. Cinema, 921 West Mall Drive, students, staff and alumni. Lansing, 321-1521, Belfast Gin, Moriarty’s Pub, see Starfarm, Rick’s American Cafe, Friday, March 26. Perry High School Drama met.aspx, 1-4:50 p.m. Saturday. " 224 Abbot Road, East Lansing, Club Presents “Just Cost: $20, $15 senior, $10 student/ C O U N T R Y 351-2285, www.ricksamerican Another High School Brenda Loomis and the child., 10:30 p.m. Friday. Cost: Play,” Perry High School Blue Coyote Band, Whisky cover. Auditorium, see Thursday, March FUNDRAISERS Barrel Saloon, 410 S Clippert St, WLNZ presents Grand 25. Lansing, 351-5296, 9 p.m. Saturday. After Hours 2010, Walnut Hills River Radio Diner, Lansing Country Club, 2874 E. Lake Lansing F O L K City Market, 325 City Market Drive, Road, East Lansing, www.okemos Chain of Lakes and Brian Lansing, 483-7460,, 7 p.m. Saturday. " Westrin, Scene Metrospace, 110, An evening of food, dancing, and Charles St., East Lansing, 319-6832, noon-1 p.m. Friday. " Live music by silent and live auctions. Event helps, the Ingham County Ramblers. " 03.27.10 raise funds for Montessori Radmoor 8 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $5. School in Okemos. Cost: $25 per NATURE CONCERTS person, $200 for a table of 10. C OUNTRY Howl at the Moon, Harris HerStories: Benefit Show Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Taylor Swift, Kellie Pickler, and Open Mike, Everybody Road, Okemos, 349-3866, 8 p.m. Gloriana, Palace of Auburn Hills, Reads, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Friday. " Bring your best friend see Friday, March 26. Lansing, 346-9900, www.deyof (two- or four-footed) for a guided, DANCES hike through the moonlit woods. 4-7 p.m. Saturday. " Featuring Dogs must be on non-retractable “Some Enchanted an ensemble of performers. leashes. Flashlights are permitted. Evening” dance, Grand Requests to perform at Cost: $2 per person. Ledge Country Club, 5811 E. St. open mike may be e-mailed Joseph Highway, Grand Ledge, to herstories. SPECIAL EVENTS, 7-11 p.m. Cost: free Easter Event 2010, Bath Saturday. " Hosted by Les admission, donations Township Soccer Park, 15400 Gary Danseurs Ballroom Dance Club. welcome. Lane, Bath, 6-8 p.m. Friday. " Hustle lesson by John McAllister Games, egg hunt, Easter basket Wine tasting event, from 7-8 p.m., open dancing giveaways and photo opportunities Country House Catering 8-11 p.m. Cost: $30 per couple. with the Easter Bunny. In case of Service, 3056 Okemos Road, FILM poor field conditions or inclement Mason, 303-5006, 3-6 p.m. weather, event will be held at Saturday. " Featuring wines from “Still Walking,” Wells Hall, see the Bath Community Center. Burgdorf Winery, plus appetizers, Friday, March 26. Registration recommended. Cost: raffle prizes and tasting tickets. Family Movie Matinee, $5 per family, children must be 18 All proceeds to benefit the Capital Delta Township District Library, or younger to participate. Area Humane Society. Cost: $25 at 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing, the door. 321-4014 ext. 3,, 1-3 p.m. THEATER Saturday. " New-to-DVD familyMUSEUMS “A Little Princess,” Midfriendly movie. " Michigan Family Theatre, 440 Nano Day, Impression 5 Science Taylor Swift French & Francophone Frandor Ave., Lansing, 339-2145, Center, 200 Museum Drive, Film Festival, Old Horticulture, 7 p.m. Friday and Lansing, 485-8116, Building, see Friday, March 26. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. ", 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. "


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Avon Bomb, Colonial Bar and Grille, see Friday, March 26. Been Keller and the 500 Club, Burton’s Garden, Shaun Hughes, Mac’s Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, 484-6795,, 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Covert Operations, The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, 267-7898, www.haremnight, 10 p.m. Saturday. DC-3, Unicorn Tavern, see Friday, March 26. Global Village, Green Door Blues Bar & Grill, see Friday, March 26. Matt Foresman, Darb’s Tavern & Eatery, 117 S. Cedar St., Mason, 676-5042, 9:30 p.m. Saturday. " Royal Ramblers, Oakwood Lounge, 124 E. Main St., Pewamo, (989) 593-4500, 9 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $2. Rush Clement, Riedy’s, 219 S. Cochran Ave., Charlotte, 543-7777, 8 p.m. Saturday. " The Fabulous Heftones, Altu’s Ethiopian Cuisine, 1312 Michigan Ave., East Lansing, 333-6295, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday.


The Knockouts, R Club, 6409 Centurion Drive, Lansing, 321-7440, 8 p.m. Saturday. " Tim Clairmont, Courthouse Pub, 160 W. Maple St., Mason, 676-6941, 9:30 p.m. Saturday. " Toxic Groove, Rick’s American Cafe, 224 Abbot Road, East Lansing, 351-2285, www.ricksamerican, 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost: cover.


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We attempt to dispel some of the more common rumors, half-truths and innuendos. 1. Electric vehicles will be slow “Ralph Nadermobiles.” Definitely wrong. Electric motors benefit from huge low-end torque, so they’re actually very fast indeed off the line. That makes even some of the little econo-boxes capable of blowing off complacent Camaros and Mustangs. 2. Electric vehicles will be expensive. This is a half-truth, since the purchase price will indeed be higher than you’re used to paying. Expect $35,000 to $40,000 for entry-level cars the size of a Subaru Forester. But, there’s a $7,500 federal tax credit for the purchase of battery cars, and a second credit of up to $2,000 that will pay up to 50 percent of your home charger installation. 3. Charging electric vehicles will be a hassle. Carmakers and charging companies are lobbying for, and will probably get, streamlined rules for home wiring, which should reduce installation times from a month to 24 hours. Your home charger (about $2,000 installed) is likely to be addressable like the cable box.

Spartan men riding high into St. Louis on Lucious three-pointer I was looking forward to writing (for the second year in a row) about our two Spartan basketball teams making the Sweet 16 ... but only half that story is true this time around. The ladies from MSU got knocked out earlier this week by the Kentucky Wildcats in Louisville. A great season, but not the finish they were looking for. Despite the women’s early exit, the Spartan Nation is still on a hoops high after the opening weekend with the men’s team — and that’s what we’ll focus on. I feel as though taking precious space to recap the game against Maryland might be superfluous, simply because I’m sure most of us received similar phone calls on Sunday evening. “OH MY SWEET BABY JESUS, DID YOU SEE THAT SHOT??!??!” Well, maybe that was just my phone. Regardless, the wave of disbelief and awe that swept across East Lansing after Korie Lucious sunk a buzzer-beating 3 to

send MSU into the Sweet 16 was seriously tidal. The post-game press conferences showed a new side of a group of men who, up until this point, seemed to be somewhat apathetic about concepts like team chemistry, discipline and cohesion. The men sitting in front of a stunned press corps on Sunday expressed themselves eloquently and emotionally as they discussed a game that took the Spartans to task on nearly every level imaginable. They entered the matchup with several unknowns due to injury (Chris Allen and Delvon Roe). Follow those unknowns with near immediate foul trouble, and the crippling loss of Kalin Lucas to a torn achilles. Coach Tom Izzo shed tears as he talked about the pride he felt while watching his group of boys turn into a team of men. Analysts acknowledged the impressive per-


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formance of typical role players who came up huge during a flurry of abnormal lineups that tested the will of our guys. Then, the final minute. Listening in the car (which was a unique kind of torture), the strained and half-hoarse Will Tieman tried desperately to keep up with the shootout. Fists clenched as the last six seconds ticked away, a jubilant scream from the speakers let me know that something magical had happened. It was approximately four seconds after that when I realized what it all meant. We could totally win this thing. Look at who we’ve got left! Kansas? Out. The two teams standing between MSU and another Final Four are a bona-fide Cinderella (Northern Iowa) and a Big Ten opponent who we can definitely contend with (Ohio State). Now, I’m not going to sugarcoat this: we are hobbling into this weekend. Allen and Roe are still not at 100 percent, and Kalin Lucas will have to be a floor general — from the bench. Things are not in their ideal state at the moment. But what if we’re better because of the adversity? There was an undeniable fire in this team last weekend, and I think it had a lot to do with a strong ‘fight or flight’ instinct. Lucas goes down and things could have gone one of two ways: and we’re lucky to have gotten out of Spokane the way we did. Coach Izzo will have this team ridiculously prepared for UNI ... and you should be prepared, too. We’ve come to expect the unexpected from MSU in the tournament, and this year is no exception. Trust that I won’t be in the car for the next one. Andi Osters, 27, is a Michigan State University graduate.

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is something that’s going to be a lifelong occupation or a hobby. My parents felt I had what it took, and I didn’t get that. This life involves a lot of competitions and auditions, and I ended up going to Julliard, which is obviously a great place. But it’s also incredibly demanding as far as what they require to just step in the door. So, with all of that on my mind, there was a time when I said, “I’m quitting.” My parents said, “All right, fine. But if you love it, you’ll come back.” And I did. I didn’t know what else I was going to do with my day (laughing). NOISE: That’s great! What really drew you back to music? Schmidt: Music is a great friend. Sometimes your friends let you down and people disappoint you, but music is one of those disciplines where what you put in is what you get out. NOISE: Do you look up to any particular classical musicians? Schmidt: I have many role models in classical music, and that even crosses over to jazz. To me, the most important thing is an artist that has an identifiable sound and character. It doesn’t matter if it’s Louis Armstrong or Duke Ellington or Ella Fitzgerald




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With antique production and fuzzy, beyond-dub bass, the debut album from singer/rapper/yoga instructor Gonjasufi (aka Sumach Ecks) won’t win any fidelity awards but its thick, heady world is guaranteed to transport you. A bizarre, erratic album that easily flips the mood from spacey ghost-folk to Madlib-flavored hip-hop, ‘Sufi and a Killer’ is thrilling in how easily it manages those transitions. The real standouts of the album, though, are those tracks where his voice is front and center. “Kobwebz” and “Duet” showcase that frail, broken voice, and it stays with you longer than the lyrical content (when you can decipher it) or the smoky, stoned atmosphere of the record. While it seems to demand intoxication before spinning, ‘Sufi and a Killer’ is a trip sober, and with headphones clamped tight, produces its own altered state.


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Facebook users beware: An e-mail from the social-networking site that says your account password has to be reset is actually a virus. It Don’t will steal your perforget to sonal become a passwords, fan of including NOISE on banking Facebook log-in information. In the subject line, these e-mails will say, in some variation: Facebook password reset confirmation customer support. Do not open it. If you opened such an e-mail or suspect your computer has been hacked, go to http:/ / help/?page=1014. Compiled by Esther Gim from wire reports

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The crowd of about 40 people who gathered at the Temple Building on Saturday night may have been vastly outnumbered by the rock concert held there the night before, but the speakers for the Creative Teacher Summit had no trouble filling the 11,600-square-foot building with their enthusiasm. DeWitt High School teachers Jeff Croley and Jason LaFay organized the event. They are founders of the DeWitt Creativity Group (DCG), which combines many of the school’s extracurricular activities that embrace artistic, scientific and entrepreneurial ideas. “We need to be building (from) the grassroots level to transition to the new economy,” LaFay said as he gripped a framed proclamation from the City of Lansing that declared March 20 “Mid-Michigan Creative Teacher Day.” LaFay said even though the proclamation is symbolic, it made him “giddy.” State Rep. Paul Opsommer, R-DeWitt, who attended the event, said he had hoped the Legislature could have conversations about preparing students for the 21st century economy, but they get bogged down dealing with the budget.

“As Ignite Lansing and all the others (did), as it picks up momentum and as it picks up people, it will be a great event.” Thomas Stewart, president and CEO of Common Wealth Enterprises “Don’t wait for government. Seriously — just do it,” Opsommer said. As a local entrepreneur, Thomas Stewart, president and CEO of Common Wealth Enterprises, often participates in events in Lansing and on Michigan State University’s campus aimed at inspiring innovative new businesses. He was impressed to see a group targeting K-12 innovation. “Let’s start at the foundation,” Stewart said. “You can’t expect first events like this to be enormous. I think as Ignite Lansing and all the

others (did), as it picks up momentum and as it picks up people, it will be a great event.” The DCG has hosted film and art festivals, and they’ve recently partnered with Instructional Technology Services to start a business incubator in downtown DeWitt. LaFay spoke about the DCG at Ignite Lansing earlier this month, and will sit on a panel on business incubators on March 26 at The Loft in downtown Lansing. Croley said he hoped the mix of teachers, administrators, students and entrepreneurs who attended would be “walking billboards” so the DeWitt Creativity Group can collaborate with others in the community. And next year, they are hoping the event could bring together more teachers, students and recent graduates sharing stories about their entrepreneurial and artistic work. “Maybe next year we can do something on a much larger and grander scale,” Croley said. “We figured we can’t keep thinking of the vision and talking about the concept. We need to just do it.” To learn more about the DCG, go to

Michigan State University graduate and Okemos native Kyle Rasche makes delicate, optimistic-sounding singer-songwriter fare with Chain of Lakes, his solo project. Catch the intimate show at Scene Metrospace on Saturday, March 27. NOISE caught up with the now Grand Rapids-based Rasche to talk about his musical lineage. NOISE: When did you first start singing and writing songs? Rasche: I’ve always been into music. My dad always had great folk records playing, like Cat Stevens, Gordon Lightfoot and Crosby Stills and Nash. They signed us up for piano lessons, and my sister and I were both in choir early on. Music has always been part of my life; it just took a much more prominent role as I grew up and began to fall in love with it as a creative outlet. NOISE: Did you play in any bands before this solo project? Rasche: The first band I ever played with was when I was 18, called Four_Days. Josh Davis, Josh Hoisington and I comprised the trio. I was actually the drummer. It was cool: three part vocal harmonies, organic percussion … I learned how to play guitar and write songs with those guys. Josh Davis came back to Michigan to track some guitars and ambience for the Chain of Lakes. He and Hoisington are touring now with The Stationary Set out of Brooklyn. We’re all still best pals. NOISE: Will you be playing solo at Scene Metrospace?

Theatre, MSU campus, East Lansing, 432-2000,, shows at 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $8. INSTRUMENTAL

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Rasche: … I’ll do a few solo songs at Scene, and then perform some songs with Kate (Luce) and her violin, and my pal Justin will sing some harmonies. This project seems to take a different form every gig, I’m sure you’ll see at least a few of them at (Scene). NOISE: Who else appears on your new album, Chain of Lakes? Rasche: Kate Luce (The Hallows) on violin, Ryan Howard (Saturday Looks Good To Me) on percussion, Josh Davis (The Stationary Set) and Jim Roll on electric guitar, Troy Milton on trumpet and Collette Alexander (Matt Jones) on cello. • Chain of Lakes, Brian Westrin, more • 7 p.m. Saturday, March 27 • Scene Metrospace, 110 Charles St., East Lansing, $7. • Listen in: Catch a live performance by Kyle Rasche of Chain of Lakes on The Impact, WDBM (88.9-FM) on Thursday, March 25 at 8 p.m. The Stationary Set and Monogold will also perform on the show.

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Ingham Festival Chorale: Brahms “Requiem,” St. James Catholic Church, 1010 S. Lansing St., Mason, 7 p.m. Sunday.



SPECIAL EVENTS Steppin’ In It, Green Door Blues Bar & Grill, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Rolf Peterson, Potter Park Zoo, Lansing, 482-6376, 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing,, 9:30 p.m. 342-2718,, Monday. Cost: cover. 2-4 p.m. Sunday. " Worldrenowned wolf expert Rolf Peterson F U N K will lead the audience through the Easy Babies, Exchange of wild life of the wolves of Isle Royale Lansing, 316 E. Michigan Ave., National Park and research taking Lansing, 319-4500, 10 p.m. place there. Cost: $15, call to place Monday. " reservation.

“Gordian Knots” Concert, Grand Ledge Opera House, 121 S. Bridge St., Grand Ledge, 627-1443,, 3 p.m. Sunday. " Performance by Clarinet Connexions. Selections by Bach and Mozart will be played. Cost: $10 at the door, $5 students, $8 in THEATER advance. “A Little Princess,” MidHonors Concert, Wharton Michigan Family Theatre, see Center, Cobb Great Hall, East Friday, March 26. Lansing, 355-3345,, “Cheatin,” Lansing Civic Players, 7 p.m. Sunday. " Annual program see Friday, March 26. features soloists, competition winners selected by nationally “Enchanted April,” Riverwalk recognized musicians. Cost: $10, $6 Theatre, see Thursday, March 25. senior citizens, free for students. “The Cider House Rules, OPERA Part One: Here in St. MSU Opera Theatre and Cloud’s,” Dart Auditorium, see Symphony Orchestra: Friday, March 26. “Romeo et Juliette,” Concert Auditorium, see Friday, March 26. ROCK

selection is “Queen Victoria: Demon Hunter” by A.E. Morat. "


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your sign for the next few weeks, and this will bring you a much-needed dose of positive energy.


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Keeler releases new album Ben Keeler fronted Lansing pop-punk band The Van Ermans for years and has since moved to Chicago, where he continues to pursue his love for all things music: pop, funk, rock — you name it. On Saturday, Keeler and his band, the 500 Club, play a special hometown show at Mac’s Bar. The guys have been holed up in the studio for months working on their new release, “Water Water.” And it’s finally done. Woo hoo! Saturday’s show will celebrate that accomplishment. “I’m very excited for my hometown of Lansing to hear this record,” Keeler said. “Be prepared for horns, strings and choir…We can’t wait to share the stage with our old pals and play for all our hometown friends.” • Ben Keeler and the 500 Club, Burton’s Garden, Shaun Hughes • 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 27 • $8 in advance (; $10 day of • Mac’s Bar, 2700 Michigan Ave., Lansing, 484-6795

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Grande Paraders “Slumber Party,” North Elementary School, 333 E Miller Road, Lansing, 897-0238, 7 p.m. Wednesday. " Round dancing at 7 p.m., squares at 7:30 p.m. with alternating mainstream plus tips. Cost: $5, $4 for members.


“Still Walking,” Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing, 980-5802,, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and April 1. " East Lansing Film Society presents this Japanese film about a family reuniting for a day after the death


Benefit for the East Lansing Art Festival, Dublin Square Irish Pub, 327 Abbot Road, East Lansing, 351-2222, 4-10 p.m. Wednesday. " Live music from the Hank Williams Review; Wanda Degen, Doug Berch and Pooh Stevenson; Jen Sygit and Sam Corbin; Steppin’ in It and Rachael Davis. Cost: no cover charge, donations welcome.



Community Music School Drum Circle, MSU Community Music School, 841 Timberlane St., East Lansing, 355-7661, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. " Creating and sharing rhythms. Drums will be available at the circle, but participants are invited to bring their own. The group will be facilitated by Cindy Edgerton, director of music therapy at CMS. Cost: $10 at the door, no registration required.

flirtation could pick up steam, courtesy of a sexy moon. You might wonder if this relationship has staying power.


(MAY 21 JUNE 21). You could

discover that someone is developing strong affection for you. This might not be a person you really want to be with, however.


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you to strive for the best in the romantic department. If you’ve had a history of dating dysfunctional people, now is the time to change that pattern.

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romantic situation. Be patient.



(JULY 23 - AUG. 22). A relationship is taking

(NOV. 22 - DEC. 21). Playful Venus is helping you to connect with your passionate and playful side. You’ll seduce someone with charm and innuendo.

on greater intensity and passion. You could discover that you and your current partner are able to achieve greater sensual heights together.


VIRGO (AUG. 23 -

(DEC. 22 - JAN. 19). Pluto is creating some long-term changes in your romantic life. You’re in the process of letting go of some old hangups and patterns of behavior, which is a good thing.

SEPT. 22). Don’t be afraid

to be more assertive, especially in group situations. You have many gifts and talents, and you should share them with the world.

LIBRA (SEPT. 23 - OCT. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20 - FEB. 18). A moon

23). It’s important for you

to have balance: As much as you enjoy romantic time with your sweetheart, you also need private time to pursue outside interests.


(OCT. 24 - NOV. 21). Jupiter is

distracting you with work and career matters, even though you’d like to be focusing more on your

opposition might slow you down this week, but don’t worry, it won’t be for long. If you usually go out on six dates a week, maybe you’ll only last for three dates.


(FEB. 19 MARCH 20). You could

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“Wizard of Oz,” McGoff Performing Arts Center at Williamston High School, 3939 Vanneter Road, Williamston, 7 p.m. Wednesday and April 1. Presented by the fourth and fifth graders as part of their service learning project. All profits will go to the Williamston Food Bank.

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BENGAL KITTENS Mother TICA reg. $200+. 517-676- HAVANESE PUPPIES AKC, 9 wks old, black & white 1911 females, $750. 231-8232061. BISHON FRISE AKC 2nd shots, wormed, 10 wks. 2 HAVANESE PUPS AKC SHELTIE PUPPIES AKC, beautiful, males. BLACK AND White and $350-$400. 989-681-2054 $500/each. 989-463-4686. Rare Chocolates. Beautiful coat and markings, Experienced breeder, Health BOXER FEMALE - 9 mos. guaranteed, parents on SHELTIE PUPS AKC, chamFawn, not shy, laid back. site, vet checked, $1,200. Sits, lays, & leads. $500. pion lines, all ages, some ( 5 1 7 ) 3 2 7 - 8 2 0 2 517-375-3369. very small, beautiful pets, $500. 989-725-6885. BOXER LAB PUPPIES 7 wks., 1st shots, dewormed, $100. KITTIES, RESCUED, 4 mos & SHIH-TZU PUPS PUREBRED up; many declawed; Call 517-490-6260. No papers. Shots, wormed. www.trinityacresrescue.p Family raised. $300.; includes 517-507-1429. BOXER PUPPIES Purebreds neuter/basic medical $452 females, 4 males, tails, $135. (517)410-0074 dewclaws, 1st shots, SHI-TZU DACHSHUND MIX wormed. $450. Ready to brindle, red, 8 weeks , go! Parents on site, 517- LAB AKC PUPS Chocolate & house broken, parents on black. 1st shots, wormed, 321-6562 or 517-712-3771. site, shots, vet checked, dews, parents. $250-$275. wormed, ALSO- PUREBRED 517-285-8250. BOXER PUPS AKC parents DACHSHUNDS $150.00. on site, health guaranteed, (517)375-2405 (517)3751 male left, $650. 517-416- LAB PUPPIES AKC Blonde. 6 1037. wks old, males $300, fe0811 males $350. 517-764-0090, 745-8478. SNORKIE PUPPIES MOM CHIHUAHUA POM PUPS 4.5lb Yorkie, Dad 8lb Both males & females, all Shihtzu, 1st shots & colors, will be small, $100- LAB PUPS AKC - Yellow, 7 wormed $275 517-944-2237 wks. 7 males, 1 female. $250. 517-230-7894. Taking Shots, wormed, dews. deposits. $300/each. 517-719-7611. SPRING TOY BREED puppies. Yorkie Poos, CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES 8 Havenese & more. wks old, females $250, MALTESE $400/$600. KINGESE $300/$500. All males $200.517-371-4416 517-404-1028 517-861-7086 AKC pups. 231-924-7704. ACHIHUAHUASWORLD.COM


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ADORABLE PUREBRED CHI- CHINESE CRESTED/ HAIR - MALAMUTE PUPPIES AKC 1 WESTHIGHLAND TERRIER HUAHUA PUPPIES, parents L E S S 8 wks. old. Shots, 6 mo. old, spayed $300, pups, AKC, beautiful, famion site, mother has pawormed. 3 boys, 1 girl. others 2 mos.old - $600ly oriented, males, $550. pers, $200. 517-627-6992. $300. 989-620-4278 $800, new litter expected Call 989-846-0929. this week. all prices are for limited registration, > ADORABLE > CHOCOLATE LAB PUP AKC pics available at YORKIE/MINI SCHNAUZER Toy poodles, teddy bears, Male, 8 wks., shots (269)275PUPPIES 8 wks old, toy COCKER SPANIEL BROWN, nonshedding, tiny. wormed, vet checked. 8766 or size, adorable & energetic, REWARD: Brown cocker 517-861-7086 517-404-3045 $250. 517-290-6436. tails & dewclaws done, spaniel, neutered male, shots & wormed. $350. family pet, recently COCKER SPANIEL PUPPIES! 517-321-7098. shaved. Lost Saturday, MORKIES 6 Weeks, parents $300 & up! Good colors. 3/13 at 10:00 P.M. from the AKC GERMAN SHEPHERD on site, vet checked, $500 PUPS, dewclaws removed, 989-426-3866 or 989-246Waverly/Willow area. His ready to go March 28th! UTD on vaccines, all black, 0658 Karen. YORKIE POO PUPPIES name is Ziggy and he is (269)806-7850 starting $500. 989-775-5056 7 wks., 1st shots, wormed. deaf. (517)927-8729 Little dolls! $400. 989-427-3205 AKC VIZSLA PUPPIES Very NONSHEDDING Hypoallergood hunting line, $600, 4 genic F1B Goldendoodle LOST YORKIE- REWARD. males, 4 females. 231-362puppies. Taking dep. 517- YORKIE PUPS-AKC Please call 719-1582. 2452. 617-6823, 517-617-6820 8 weeks, vet checked, parents on site, $600-$700. Call 517-652-9287. AMERICAN PITBULL TERRI POMERANIAN PUPPIES Red REWARD Lost Chocolate ER fawn/blue, 6 weeks, Sable & white. 1st shots Lab, last seen Cavanaugh Champion lines, parents CORGI PUPS: AKC, Show, wormed. $350-$400. 269& Pennsylvania. 9 yr old YORKIES 2 adorable akc on site, pure bred, shots, family. Small dog, big 763-2102. male, very friendly, loves male pups, 1st shot, dewUKC registered, vet heart. $500-up. to run & loves people. 749ormed, nails clipped. Born checked, wormed, Sire is 517-4684870, 719-1447 12/28/09. 517-726-0451 Purple Ribbon Champion, 3298/ 313-550-4429 POMERANIANS Purebred with some Nitro lines, Dam all pure white, 3 females. is dual reg. with Razors $500 each. Tiny, won’t last. Edge, Yorks, and Cheeks ENGLISH BULLDOG 5 yr old YORKIES 2 MALES, 2 fe517-894-3361. male, $800 or best offer. lines $600. (616)374-9088 males, $350, $300. B orn Call 517-439-1053. Valentine’s Day. No papers. Call 517-282-6753. PUGGLES FEMALES ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPS AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD FAWN, Beautiful, shots AKC 11 wks. 1 male, 1 feMIX pups. 7 wks. $45. & wormed. $250. male. Shots. $600/each. 517-726-0823 517-223-7801. DIAMOND DOVES 2 fe2 3 1 - 6 6 8 - 9 6 5 1 , males, lg cage, $60. Also, 2 AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD Zebra Finch, small cage, PUPS! ASCA & AKC regisaccess., $20. 517-323-1161. PUG PUPPIES 8 wks., 1st tered. $700. 616-891-1058 GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPshots & wormed. $350. PIES Purebred, 3 males, 1 989-427-3205 BACKYARD CHICKEN female, $275 ea. Call 989BEAUTIFUL LAB PUPS 7 wks COUPS & RUNS Portable & 248-3284. old, pure bred, shots, vet self contained, many sizes, READY TO GO! $800. AKC checked, wormed, 2 fefree delivery. Call 517-663St. Bernard Puppies. Dewmales 2 males $200. GOLDEN RETREIVER PUPS 6373 - Chicken Tractors. claws removed, championAKC/CKC - Family raised, males $250 females. ship bloodlines, UTD on 1st shots, parents on site. (989)763-0622 puppy shots & wormings, $350. 517-231-0009. health certificate, FULL JUST IN TIME for Easter! Baby Pygmy goats, twins AKC reg. papers, 12 mo. BEAUTIFUL MINI/TOY AUS& triplets, will produce health guarantee. Very GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPS, TRALIAN Shepherd Pupsame. Black & white & trifriendly eye catching pups. AKC, OFA, CERF, TDI. Due pies Tris and Merles, 5 color, small/under 19". 989-763-6319. April 8th. Repeat breeding There are wonderful, weeks, Beautiful coat and $100/each. 517-204-7300. from two amazing dogs! markings, Dew claws, Exloving, healthy animals Parents both certified perienced breeder, Good therapy dogs,+ all health REWARD $200 LOST DOG guard dog, Good with chilat the Ingham Boston Terrier mix, black clearances. Beautiful, dren, loveable, parents on w/some white, on Tues. healthy, calm, smart! AcCounty Animal site, pure bred, records, 3/16, W. of Williamston, cepting deposits now. Hurshots, vet checked, Shelter who pink collar, name "Beery! $1000. (517)285-3369 wormed, We have a beauBee" 517-655-8275, 410tiful litter of Mini/Toy desperately need 3585, 214-2570. Aussies for sale. Prices GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPS! homes. range from $500-$700. AKC, shots, Family raised! 989-763-8854/989-847-2155 989-315-1055. Pictures at : YOU CAN HELP

ATTENTION SALES PROFESSIONALS Shaheen Chevrolet has immediate openings for experienced sales professionals in the Used Car Sales Department and Used Car Internet Sales Department We offer Generous: Insurance pkg., Aggressive pay plan, Paid vacation, 401K plan, flexible work schedules and a professional work environment. For a personal interview please contact: Scott or George at 517-3940330 or send resume to: NEED A NEW CAREER? Increase Your Earning Potential! Get Certified in 3 to 6 months in Computer skills, Microsoft Certifications, Medical Billing or Pharmacy Tech. Starting now at New Horizons. Call 1-866-366-7051. Job placement/financial assistance available Associate member of MI Works.

AUTOBODY PREPPER Must know how to wet, sand & polish. 5 yrs exp. FT. Apply in person only @ 5514 S Penn. Ave. No phone calls. Capital Cty Auto Body

AUTO TECH. Established, busy independent auto repair facility. Full time, state and/or ASE certified. Reply to Box # 806 M Gannett Michigan Newspapers 120 E. Lenawee St. Lansing, MI 48919


GOOD BURNING Oak DELUXE LIFT CHAIR lifts to 375 lbs. $500 or best offer. hardwood $60 a face cord. Walker & shower chair. FREE delivery for two or Call 989-682-4645. more. Call 517-676-4091.

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BUDGET ASSISTANT Ensure timely payment of vendor invoices and expense vouchers; prepare items for coding and approval. Correctly enter coding data so that school expenses are properly recorded and allocated. Maintain files; respond to inquiries from vendors and internal customers; provide annual audit support; reconcile bank statements for assigned schools. Requires knowledge of accounts payable practices, as acquired in prior experience, coursework and/or training; college coursework in accounting or finance preferred. Moderate proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook; ability to organize a high volume of work to meet deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy; prior experience with accounting software such as Great Plains preferred. Fax resume to 517.332.8792 or apply @

Kalin Construction Co., Inc. is a Heavy Highway Contractor based in Southwest Michigan. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, all female, male, and minority applicants are welcome. We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions: Operators Grader Excavator Finished Dozer Pipelayers

SEE THE US AND CANADA Quality Driveaway Inc. has been in business for 23 years and needs owner operators with 3/4 ton and Travel is required. The larger trucks to deliver RV closing date for these trailers. Come see us at openings will be 04/11/10. the Hampton Inn in E. Lansing, on Fri. March 26, 3 Applicantions are on the pm-9 pm and Sat. March Company’s website at 27, 10am-5pm Interested applicants should submit their applications or resume by email to TRAINCO TRUCK or by fax at 269.925.4920. DRIVING SCHOOL Day-Eve-wkend Classes Job Placement Assistance Class B Training Train in Lansing (517) 887-1600 MANUFACTURING SALES ENGINEER Train Local Save Hassle Melling Sintered Metals, a division of Melling Tool Company, has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Sales Engineer for our sintered metal TRUCK DRIVER / W are facility located in Billings, OK.. The position will be house Transportation located at our Headquarters in Jackson, MI. Building materials Load and deliver exterior buildThe Billings facility has been manufacturing sintered ing products. Energetic metal products for over 45 years. Focusing on a single person with strong cuscore competency has allowed us to maintain the very tomer service skills. highest standards in processing, quality, product clean driving record. diversity, and customer service. We produce a mix of Class A CDL. Eikenhout OEM automotive, industrial, consumer, and Inc Lori Cowman aftermarket automotive parts. Our parts are made per our customer’s specifications and are used in (616)459-4523 Full-Time applications such as pumps, gears, medical device Employee (616)459-4051 components, appliances, small engines, firearms, and numerous other uses. Truck Drivers, CDL with Double Endorsement


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. µPrimary function of this individual will be maintaining and growing sales to existing customers and developing new customers. µThis position will work closely with the Plant Manager and Division Controller to bid and provide follow-up for every quote. µIn-office time will include continuous telephone sales support for lead follow-up, quotation preparation, and sales support of customer inquiries. µOutside activities will include traveling to customers and prospective customers located throughout the defined territory (50% travel throughout North American locations) for sales calls, technical education, tradeshow and exhibition support as required, and continuous input, maintenance, and contact/lead management.

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Lansing based regional trucking company looking for one good driver. Must possess CDL-A, be able to pass drug screen & physical. Exp. in flatbed a plus. Good pay. Please apply in person, or fax resume to: 8050 Old M-78, Haslett, MI, 48840. Fax: 517-322-2157.

Requirements: µBachelor of Science (Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering preferred or equivalent). µ2-5 years experience inside and field sales plus 1-3 years experience working in a manufacturing environment. µKnowledge of manufacturing principles and processes as well as specific machines used in production such as compacting presses, sintering furnaces, and powdered metal applications. µExperience in estimating manufacturing time and costs etc., is preferred. µGood analytical skills with the ability to work with limited supervision. µDemonstrated negotiation skills. µProficient computer skills with experience in Windows environment utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. µExcellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. µOral Comprehension: The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. µExcellent organizational skills with the ability to work in a team environment. We offer a stable company with competitive wages and excellent fringe benefits. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter with salary history and resume to: Melling Tool Company 2620 Saradan Drive Jackson, MI 49202 Attn: HR/MSE Fax: (517) 787-5304 Email : No Phone Calls Please

Ferris State University Two counseling positions are available, one in Disabilities Services and one in the College of Allied Health Sciences. Responsibilities include: Ensuring effective performance of all activities within the assigned college. Required: Master’s Degree in Counseling and a current State of Michigan counseling license or verification from the State of Michigan indicating eligibility to obtain State of Michigan counseling license. Two years of demonstrated work experience in higher education to include responsibilities within the fields of disabilities or career and educational counseling and academic advising. For a complete position posting, or to apply, access the electronic applicant system by logging onto the FSU Home Page at www.ferris. edu, click Employment (under Campus Resources), click FSU Electronic Employment System - Job Postings. Ferris State University is sincerely committed to being a truly diverse institution and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

LANSING STATE JOURNAL NEWSPAPER DELIVERY AGENT EARN EXTRA $$ CARSON CITY /CRYSTAL AREA $1325 PER MONTH The Lansing State Journal has an opening for an Independent Contractor to manage the daily newspaper operation for the CARSON CITY/ CRYSTAL area. Agents are responsible for store and rack collections and delivery service to home delivery customers. Delivery times are approximately 3 hours p e r morning between 2:30 am and 6:00 am. You must live in the C A R SON CITY/CRYSTAL area and have dependable transportation with an acceptable credit report, if you would like more information about being a Contractor with the Lansing State Journal, please contact Tom O’Dell at 517-377-1179 or email todell@gannett. com.


DEJA VU GENERAL HELP All positions available. For a fun and exciting work environment Apply within 1000 W. Jolly Rd. 517-882-0236.


PART TIME JANITORIAL Eves, $7.50 to start. . No exp. required. Transportation required. Openings in Lansing area. Great extra income. Apply at: www.

Heating / Air Tech Training 3 week accelerated program Hands on environment. State of Art Lab. Nationwide certifications and Local Job Placement Assistance! CALL NOW! 1-877-994-9904 SEASONAL HELP Sundance Riding Stables. Must have riding experience, enjoy working with people and horses, and be 18 or over. $7.40 hr. Call 517-627 5500 or apply @ 9250 Nixon Rd., Grand Ledge. Open interviews: Thurs., Mar. 25 2-4 pm and Fri., Mar. 26 10-12am Call backs- for 2nd interview- Wed., Mar. 31. Training Tues & Wed., April 6-7.



LANSING STATE JOURNAL MOTOR ROUTE DELIVERY EARN EXTRA $$ MASON AREA $700.00 T0 PER MONTH The Lansing State Journal is accepting applications for an established Motor Route in the Mason area. The route has a stable income of approximately $700.00 per month. Delivery times are approximately 2 to 2.5 hours per morning between 3:00 am and 6:00 am. You must live in the Mason area and have dependable transportation. If you would like more information, please contact. Matt Meehleder at 377-1159 MECHANIC WANTED Knowledge of diesel and small engines. Basic welding. Self motivated. Apply within 6025 Aurelius Rd., Lansing.

Journeyman Mechanic


Candidates must possess a thorough understanding of pressure, temperature, and mechanical codes relevant to vessels, piping, and combustion. They must have the ability to install, service, and repair pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical devices including some work with integrated controls. Familiarity with required test equipment, including tachometers, pyrometers, velometers, psychrometers, combustion testers, dead weight testers, columns, and viscosimeters is required, along with the ability to read, interpret, and draft required schematics and mechanical drawings. A working knowledge of physics, chemistry, electricity, mathematics, and properties of materials is also necessary. Post offers a competitive wage package, excellent benefits package and an opportunity to participate in a fast paced plant environment. Applicants must be willing to work all shifts, able to accept overtime and have the ability to work independently. Resumes will be accepted until April 5, 2010 and should be mailed to: Post Foods, LLC Job Number BCMAINT 32010. 275 Cliff Street Battle Creek, MI 49014 Post is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer

Part Time Work

Great Pay! Gain resume exp. in customer sales/ service, flexschedules available, will train call 517-333-1700



Full time for Lutheran Social Services of Michigan. Our requirements are a Master’s degree in Social Work or equivalent and licensing experience. Please send a resume and cover letter to: Vauna Glisson Lutheran Social Services of MI 801 S. Waverly, Suite 202 Lansing, Mi 48917 OR EMAIL: VMIZE@LSSM.ORG





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Candidates must have strong aptitude in proper repair techniques including disassembly, inspection, assembly, and fabrication. Must be able to troubleshoot and maintain equipment such as flaking rolls, dryers, coolers, curing binds, accumaveyors, augers, rollers, belts, dryers, ovens, cookers, airlocks, mills, mixers and packaging equipment. Strong skills in cutting, welding, mechanical fit and alignment, and vibration and temperature profile analysis are required.


Children’s Foster Care Licensing Supervisor

HealthCare HHA, CNA, LPN, RN

POST FOODS, LLC is seeking motivated and talented candidates to fill current needs in each of the following skilled trades. Primary responsibility includes troubleshooting, repair, preventative maintenance, and continuous improvement of food processing equipment across a large 3 shift, 7-day / week manufacturing operation. Candidates must have a High School diploma or GED in addition to either having obtained Journeyman status through a documented apprenticeship program or have had comparable education, training, and quality hands-on work experience. A minimum of 5 years of industrial machine repair experience is required. Past experience as a user of CMMS systems and strong computer literacy is necessary. Strong attendance history and a safe work record are required. An understanding of GMP guidelines in food manufacturing is beneficial. Candidates must be willing to work all shifts and available for overtime on a regular basis.

PET GROOMING Bather, brusher, part-time. Ph. 517-669-2253

Spectrum Health Neuro Rehabilitation Services provides medical support at home to children and adults recovering from a serious injury or illness. Complex medicial and rehabilitative needs are met by highly skilled specialists up to 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We are seeking flexible compassionate caregivers with a minimum of 6 months experience. Reliable transportation along with valid, non-restricted drivers license is necessary. For your convenience you can apply: On-line at and click on CAREERS For more information call: 517-323-9311 or stop by: 912 Centennial Way, Ste 360 Lansing, MI 48917

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OT/COTA – Pay Per Visit for Eaton, Ingham and Lenawee counties. Email resume to: ddoyle

2 BURIAL LOTS selling for $1595 each. 2 vaults selling for $875 ea. Will sacrifice all for $2000 or best offer. Call 517-339-0546

Eaton County Medical Care Facility (ECMCF) is seeking a motivated Marketing Coordinator to become part of the team. We PHLEBOTOMIST/LAB TECH. BUSY medical practice is are looking for a dependalooking for a part time, ble, honest, hard-working e x p e r i e n c e d individual who can work in phlebotomist/lab tech. a variety of areas. This poPosition offers a unique sition is responsible for and rewarding work the coordination and imenvironment as well as a plementation of marketing competitive salary. Workinitiatives for ECMCF and ing knowledge of Misys the brand new Healing & EMR helpful. Position reRecovery Center. Job duquires a variety of day, ties include: advertising, evening, and weekend direct mail, communicahours. Fax resume: tion tools, assisting with (989)224-1424 Attn: Jessica strategic planning, newsletter writing, press release writing, coordinating Physican/PA & X-Ray the production of marketTech. Doctor/PA for low ing campaigns, media relavolume walk in clinic, part tions, managing website time & weekends. Also Xcontent, website branding, Ray tech, part time. Fax reand fundraising camsume 517-627-9339. paigns. Ideal candidate will have media, public speaking experience, ex- PSYCHIATRIC NURSE/ RN/ LPN positions avail. for a cellent organization skills, growing medicare certiwriting, PR and proof readfied home health agency. ing experience, both print Min. 3 yrs in patient exp. and online experience. for psychicatric nurse reMust have a positive can quired. Please fax resume do attitude with an open to 517-694-0500 or email mind. Must have a lor’s Degree in Marketing.

MACHINIST Manufacturing company in Eaton Rapids, MI seeking experienced machinists for large CNC, Boring Mill and Gantry Mill. 3-5 years experience required. Positions are available immediately on all shifts. Salary DOQ. Drug test and Background check required. EOE Send resume to: Human Resource Office, Dowding Industries, Inc. 449 Marilin, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 or by email to: pmetts@





SALES Expanding RV dealership seeks motivated salesperson to sell local and internet traffic. High pay with benefits. Email resume to brenda@ or fax to 734-475-2320. SALES Looking for exp’d campground membership or timeshare salespeople. Can make up to $250,000 yearly. Check us out at he then call Rich 517-565-3501

BE YOUR OWN BOSS The LANSING SOUTH MENARDS has a great opportunity for an individual with a Class "A" CDL wanting to start their own business by becoming an owner/operator This GREAT opportuity comes with SUPER SECURITY and UNLIMITED Earning Potential. This is YOUR opportunity to work with the #1 Home Improvement Center!! Contact: Scott, Nick or Steve @ 715-876-4000


2004 HONDA VTX 1300RRed, excellent condition. Windshield, sissy bar, air deflectors, MP3 sound system, CB. Tachometer and much more. $5800. 989233-9818 2007 HARLEY ROAD KING FLHRS. Only 1100 mi. 2 quick release windshields & 1 backrest. Mint cond. $13,900. 517-614-6109

PT/PTA – There is a difference in Medicare home care agencies and we’re it. Join an appreciated growing team today. Email resume to: RN – Excellent wages based upon experience. We’re adding to Home Care team. Recent Medicare Home Care experience required. Email resume to:

COOK/KITCHEN MGR Leo’s Lodge/ Leo’s Outpost FT/PT. Days/nights. 2 yrs. experience in fast paced environment. Apply: 2525 E. Jolly Rd.

Start a new one this season at It’s the place to view all the action for your school and team. Get team news, schedules, scores and stats, photos and videos, and more. Only at

HONDA SABRE 1100 2006 Titanium Flame Paint. Chrome Light Bar, Bags, Sissy Bar. Less than 5k mi. Like Brand New $8000.00 (517)676-1508 HONDA VTX 1300C Beautiful custom bike w/5300 mi. $14K invested, asking $6700/obo. After 6 p.m. please 517-655-6703.

FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION Leslie 3 BR, 2 Bath, 1,350 sf SUZUKI C50 BOULEVARD Bid Deadline: Apr. 19 • 2009. 2500 mi., windshield No Min Bid! & saddlebags, black, exc. cond. $6000. 803-9159 866-763-9094 • IND LIC BKR• EHO

2000 SF RANCH on 9.06 acres, built in 2003, 4 bdrms, 2.5 baths, partially fin. bsmt., att. 2 car garage, fireplace, Grand Ledge Schools. $274,900. Call Diane at 517-669-6237.

LAKE MICHIGAN FRONT AGE over 100 ft. of beautiful beach. Ready to build. Near Stony Lk., clay bank. $599K. For more information please call: 231-9554250

HOLT 2-3 bdrm. homes. Little work needed. Starting at $1,200. 866-694-0821. SUBSCRIBE TODAY



Please send your resume to the Human Resource Specialists at jpatrick@ or by facsimile 517-543-0378. ECMCF is located at 530 W. Beech St, Charlotte, MI 48813

EAST LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS Garden of the Miracles, 71C, spaces 1, 2, 3. $3500/bo. 517-482-4370.


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** AFFORDABLE ** Woodbridge Manor from $470 µ Great Location near I-96 µ 24 Hour Maint. µ Huge Walk In Closets µ Laundry Rooms µ Patio or Balcony µ Pool (517)394-0550 BEECHFIELD Efficiency thru 2 bedroom, $325-$540. Utilities included. Taylor Realty 517-272-1512.


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ST.JOHNS-INCOME BASED 2 BDRM. TOWNHOMES. Beautiful Park setting. Close to schools & shopping. Laundry hookup. SUNTREE APARTMENTS 1100 Sunview Dr. St Johns, 989-224-8919. EHO

WAVERLY/WILLOW Large 2 bdrm, air, appliances, carpeting. Heat pd. $545 mo. Call 517-3519321 or 517-694-8988. WEBBERVILLE: 2 bdrm, AC, appliances, carpeting, laundry, garage, no dogs. Ask us about our specials! $580/mo. 517-521-3242 or 810-923-0910.

616 N. PENNSYLVANIA Ave., Lansing, MI 48912. Excellent central location! 1 bdrm., upper. Includes heat, water, sewer & trash. $450/month. Call: 517-618-9634.

A PLACE OF Your own for only $475. 1 bdrms, FREE Heat, Water & Trash. 517-333-9622 LCC NEAR - 1 room, private bath & kitchen. New car- FRANDOR, EASTWOOD pet and paint. $425+ seNEAR 1 & 2 BR, spacious, curity & application fee. clean, secure. Heat, water, Also, 1 bdrm available. carport, storage incl. On Rent $550. Utilities includsite mgmt. No pets. $495 ed on both. Call 517-675and $585. 517-881-2049. 5143, leave message.

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OLD TOWN - LCC - Lansing Twp. Beautiful clean 1 & 2 bdrms., hardwood floors, $450-$725, heat included. 517-896-8732.

PORTLAND- 1 BDRM . laundry, separate storage, $475. 517-647-6657

HASLETT - 5705 Potter, PORTLAND 1 BDRM, ground AUTO floor, country setting, innear lake. Large 2 bdrm. OWNERS/WAVERLY cludes washer & dryer, se1.5 bath, fireplace, central Lg. clean quite deluxe curity entrance, all utilities air. Utility room with 1&2 bdrms, from $495, no & cable included, $500 mo. washer/dryer hookup. No pets. Free heat. 517-712plus deposit. Call 517-819pets, $595/mo. incl. water. 4915, 202-3234, 323-1153 5363. Call 517-372-8000 or 517349-8345 CAPITOL VIEW ST. JOHNS DOWNTOWN 420 Ottawa. Safe, clean, Lg. 2 bdrm., 1 bath upper. large 1 bdrm., lots of clos$350 w/disc. +dep. HASLETT-GREAT VALUE et space. Microwave. 517-652-3854 Lg. 2 bdrm., $480. "0" Laundry on site. Parking. Deposit! Cats welcome. $545 up. Heat, water & WHITE PINES 517-337-1133 sewer paid. Please call Of DeWitt 322-2456 or 896-2455. 1 bedroom $550 2 bedroom $625 See us at apts. com COME EXPERIENCE Call 517-669-9135 Living at Lansing Manor HASLETT-GREAT VALUE Lg. 2 bdrm., $480. "A Quiet and Caring Cats welcome. Senior Community" 517-337-1133 Located directly behind the Lansing Mall, Lansing Manor offers HASLETT Lakefront on 1 Bedroom residences Lake Lansing w/dock, for Persons 62 years of gazebo, deck w/beautiful WATER VIEW PLACE – exec condos for rent. 2 & 3 age or disabled. Rents view. Upper 2 bdrm + ofbdrm, 1500-2200 sf, 3 levfice, W/D, fireplace. New are income based Pets els w/lots of storage, paint, blinds, windows. No are welcome. Call today attchd. garage. On river in big dogs. Trash & lawn indwntn DeWitt next to park for your personal tour cluded. $825. 517-853-6307. and walking trails. Incl. of this lovely communifree wireless internet, caty. 517.321.5058 HOLT: 1 BEDROOM , $450 noe use, dry-cleaning pick+ $400 dep. Air. Free up and much more. Please TTY (800) 662-1220 heat, water, trash pickcall Tim at: 517-282-5347. Lansing Manor does not up. Coin laundry. 1970 Discriminate on the Aurelius Road. Busline. Applications. up front. basis of ** 586-292-3681 ** ∫ Disability HOLT 2 BEDROOM $550 COOLEY/LCC Water, sewer, trash paid. 501 W BARNES 3 bdrm., full • 2 bdrm/2 bath apt. w/ Coin laundry on site. bsmt., 1.5 car garage, laundry, deck, fireplace, Central air, patio, quiet fenced yard, $775/mo. Call & basement. $750/mo. suburban area. 517-749-3890. RENT WITH • 1 bdrm apt. close to MOVE IN SPECIALS! OPTION TO BUY. bus $500 + elec 517-202-3606 Call (517) 482-8771 MASON - 2 & 3 bdrm. fireplace, central air, washer/dryer. $725$900. 517-349-8000 OR 517-282-9669 2 STORY TOWNHOUSE Private, 1 bdrm., 2 bath overMOVE IN FOR $260* looking 400 acres in Perry Forest View Apts in Haslett area, between Lansing/ *Immediate Occupancy Flint. Ideal for 1, no pets. *Cozy 1 bdrm Apts. $560 $500/mo. + utilities. *PET WELCOME Horsebarn also available. *Single level bldg 517-625-7020, w/private entries *Washer/Dryer hook ups BLUE WATER VILLAGE in utility room Dimondale, near GM Delta *Vaulted ceiling in living plant. New 2 & 3 bdrms, 2 room baths, starting at $800. *Storage access Water & trash incl. all ap* Lovely wooded setting pliances, bsmt., pets welS. SIDE very nice, clean, *Close to everything! come. Call 517-749-1714 or quiet 2 bdrm., $475, Call today for info and tour! 517-372-6250 washer/dryer hookup. 517-349-2250 517-388-0584. BLUE WATER VILLAGE conditions apply & expire Dimondale, near GM Delta 3/26/10 plant. New 2 & 3 bdrms, 2 baths, starting at $800. Water & trash incl. all appliances, bsmt., pets welcome. Call 517-749-1714 or 517-372-6250 0000806824-01

315 HIGH STREET, QUIET 2 BDRM apt. above Williamston, MI Upstairs, insurance office near efficiency apartment for downtown Charlotte for rent on river, $400.00 per responsible individual or month with $200.00 securicouple, $600 mo. incl heat/ ty deposit. 1 bedroom,nice elec. 517-543-5600 Yard, pets welcome (517)541-0887 (517)231REO TOWN 4590 2 BEDROOM 48813 LOFT APARTMENTS Garage, private laundry, ACCORD PROPERTIES 1200 sq.ft. Starting at Studios, 1 & 2 Bdrms. $1100/mo. Call 482-8771. Lansing /E. Lansing Area. 517-337-7900

1 BD, 1 BA $495 mo. 4309 W. Saginaw (517)886-5626 Clean/quiet atmosphere, Spacious layout. Secured entrance. Close to bus CLINTON CO., VILLAGE OF stop. Yard, Pet Friendly, FOWLER 605 S. Main. Quiet A/C. safe 1 & 2 bdrm, $375$425. $150 sec. dep. Very clean, newly redecorated, $99 DEPOSIT dishwasher, laundry, small South Lansing. Very pet friendly, carports, clean 2 bedrooms, new 517-242-1006 or 517-367upgrades, $540/$570. 2317 517-393-9307. AIRPORT NEAR, CLEAN 1 bdrm, includes utilities. $500. 517-488-1645 CARY APARTMENTS S. Lansing. 1 & 2 bdrms $470- $570/mo. Heat, water, sewer & trash incl. 517-202-3964, 9-6pm.

GRAND LEDGE: Large apartment with balcony. Walk in closets, $500. 517-490-7583. GREAT APT, GREAT PRICE. 2 bdrm., near Willow & Waverly. Free heat, free water. 517-303-6680

Old Orchard Apts. Holts Best Value $100 moves you in! No App Fee

Security Deposit Discounts Will work with bruised credit! Call for Details 517-694-8975 conditions apply

SOUTHEAST LANSING: Clean 3 bdrm. loft, 2 bath, air, bsmnt., deck, no pets. In great neighborhood! $755 + dep. Avail. now! 517-393-8970

AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 bdrms, Section 8 OK. Pets OK. Move in special! Flexible terms available. $395-$1095. 517-651-1374

L A N S I N G - 2 & 3 bdrm houses, 1 & 2 bdrm apts. & duplexes, $500-$750. Local owner cell 989-5501181.

AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 bdrms, Section 8 OK. Pets OK. Move in special! Flexible terms available. $395-$1095. 517-651-1374

LANSING southside sharp lg 2 bdrm., $285 bi-weekly. 372-9778.

SPECTACULAR LAKE MICH glass front cottage, Little Pt Sable, Mears, MI, sleeps 16, huge deck on beach, 4br 1.5 ba, wooded back lot $795/wk. 719-930-3172, Avail. Aug 21-Sep25

LANSING - VERY Cute, clean, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, in nice neighborhood. Fenced 2 BDRM., BATH & half, C/A, backyard. Pets okay. Near garage, bsmt., private BIG COUNTRY HOUSE in LeMSU. $700/mo. + util. drive, fenced in area. Very DUCK LAKE, LAKE front, slie area. Need room231-258-3413 sandy beach w/ dock, year clean. C lose to MSU & mates. Rent $300 per mo., lease, 3 bdrm, 2 full baths Eastwood. No pets or negotiable. Everything w/ washer & dryer . $850 + MUIR/IONIA AREA Newer smoking. $750 + utilities. large 3 bdrm., 2 bath incld. 517-230-2920. dep. 517-629-4361. Central Call 517-881-3310. house, 2 car garage, full location 30 min. to Lanswalkout basement, 3/4 ing, Jackson or Battle acres. Rent with option to ATTWOOD DRIVE Creek buy. $800 +. Available Newly redecorated large March 1st. Call 520-742EATON RAPIDS - 3 bdrm., 2 bdrm., carpet, applian7706. many updates including ces, basement, yard. new carpet & floors. InNear park. $725/mo. + cludes appliances. Partial- NO RENT TILL APRIL! $725 dep. 517-331-1461. ly fenced yard, deck. POLE BARN FOR RENT in MOVE IN FOR AS $785+ utilities. SW Lansing. 40’x60’ with EAST LANSING Nice quiet 517-214-3333. overhead door, mechanics LITTLE AS $348 areas. 3 bdrm., 869 pit, woodburning stove. Beautiful 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Beechlawn. 2 bdrm., 629 $450/month + utilities. home. All Appliances John R. Immediate availaEATON RAPIDS 517-646-0220. including Washer/Dryer, bility. 248-651-4791. 6288 E. Nye Hwy. 3 Central Air bdrm., 1.5 bath, 1531 sq. 2 Car garage MASON-503 & 509 ft. ranch home. Built in HD TV included McRoberts, 2 & 3 $675+ util. No Application Fees bdrms., 1 bath, bsmt., 517-622-6059 All Credit is Considered deck, AC & forced air www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. Call Sun Homes Today! heat, attached garage, com $750 mo. + utils. 1-888-894-3451 Call 517-749-8244. Must close by 2-27-10 ***FREE FORECLOSURE EXECUTIVE SUITE EHO LISTINGS*** Over 400,000 PORTLAND 638 GRAND AVAILABLE properties nationwide. RIVER 2 bdrm., possibly 3. PORTLAND- 2 BDRM . in Lansing Twp. at 2400 Low down payment. Call Upper unit, deck, applianlaundry, $675. Lake Lansing Rd by Eastnow. 800-749-3025 ces, remodeled, laundry 517-647-6657 wood Towne Center; close hookup, $550 mo., $550 to U.S. 127 and all major GRAND LEDGE 2 bdrm., 115 St. Johns dep. Call 517-331-0164. highways and downtown Oakwood. One of the cutONLY $296/Mo! Lansing and E. Lansing. est! Virtually everything Lease to Own! Your own Five offices, conference new, roof, siding, winHome! 3 bed/2 bath, 1,248 room, kitchen-work area, dows, appliances, furnace, sq.ft. New Carpet & Paint. reception area and free air cond., much more. Reparking. Some office furniquired: good credit & refThe Meadows ture and office equiperences. Asking $800. Call (989) 224-7707 ment, including full teleDick 517-243-4114 phone equipment for all St. JohnsONLY $296/Mo! 1318 POXSON - Colonial Viloffices and rooms for sale Lease to Own Your own lage. 3 bdrm., 2.5 bath on along with custom built 3 bed/2 bath ~ 1,248 sq.ft. large lot in great neighborGRAND LEDGE conference table and 10 Home w/New Carpet & hood! New carpet & lami6847 Willow, 3 bdrm., chairs. Suite is wired for Paint The Meadows nate incl. basement. New 1 bath, 1500 sq ft. 1 ½ network. Ample locked (989)224-7707. stove, microwave, refrigstory home, on the storage on premises. erator and decor. Garage river, full bsmnt. Some appliances availWILLIAMSTON2-3 BDRM. with opener. Good credit & $850/mo. able. Please call Frank at: on 5 acres. 2 car garage. references, no pets. $975. 517-622-6059 517.243.2400 or Pets OK. Move in condiDick, 517-243-4114. www.sundancefamilyhomecenter 517.371.8244. tion! All appliances, ing washer/dryer. $700+ 1509 W. HILLSDALE 4 utilities. bdrms., formal din. room, HOLT BUSINESS Call Brad at: 517-202-6886. fireplace. All appliances HASLETT-332 PIPER RD. 2 PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO incl. washer/dryer. Nice, bdrm., 1 BA, two car gawith office space, for fenced backyard, Excellent rage, lg. deck, acre lot, 15 videographer, DJ, etc. Conarea. Sec. 8 OK. Or Land minutes to MSU, tact Maria at 517-655-4328. Contract. $995 + dep. 517$900/month + util., availa749-5388. ble March 1st, (716)7929105 (716)878-4221 PROFESSIONAL OFFICE 321 S. FAIRVIEW Lansing. S P A C E in three office Cozy, carpeted, 2 bdrm, suite. Shared waiting room w/bsmt., W/D hookups, & HASLETT - Lake Lansing ac- UPPER MICHIGAN, IN Hiaand kitchen area. Excellent watha Forest, secluded fin. attic. $550 mo. 517-281cess. 3 bdrm., 2 bath, jalocation. Accessible. Dr. 4,000 sq. ft. modern lodge, 2796. cuzzi, fireplace, cathedral Dombrowski at 517-703sleeps 15. Private, lake ceiling. 3 car garage. 0110. 3 BDRM, 1 1/2 bath ranch, stocked with Trophy Bass Decks, partially fenced yd. wooded backyard, nice & more. Starts @ In quiet area. Available neighborhood, 10 mins. GRAND LEDGE $450/week. 906-428-3247 4/1. 517-789-8560 LOCAL from LCC, 15 mins. from 1 & 2 bdrm. townhomes MSU, wi-fi ready. $850 mo. with basements, garages HOLT NEAR - 2 bdrm., Call 231-218-0039 or 231and central air. very clean. Safe neigh218-5605. $525 & $600 +utilities. borhood. No smoking No pets. no pets. Large fenced Call (517)482-8771 926 W. SHIAWASSEE yard. $600 + deposit & Nice 3 bdrm. home, nice util. 231-938-1964. yard with pine trees and GRAND LEDGE flowers. Incl. stove/fridge. 1 & 2 bdrm. townhomes $595+ utilities. Call Rick: GRAND LEDGE: 2 bdrms., with basements, garages LANSING 1-4 B D R M S 517-290-9423 $425+ util. & dep. ALSO: and central air. SUBSCRIBE TODAY Available! Section 8 OK. 3 bdrm., $495+ util & $525 & $600 +utilities. $450-$850. Call Mark at dep. Pets on approval. No pets. 517-482-6600 ST. JOHNS COUNTRY Call 517-896-3285. Call (517)482-8771 close to town, 2 bdrm., AC, deck, ref. & dep. MASON: MOVE IN Special. 2 MOBILE HOME FOR rent $750 mo. + utils. No LANSING-4 BD/2 BA Home bdrm, 1.5 bath w/garage, for $119,900. Payments as Deposit required, no pets. pets. 989-224-8607 or full bsmt, air. $750/mo. low as $760/mo. Call Now Sec. 8 welcome. 517-348-4382. 517-230-3885/517-202-1781 800-240-0578 517-482-4322




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BMW 328-I, 1999 $4,999 200K mi., 12 disc changer, AC, new rims Excellent condition. 517-285-8464.

Chevrolet 2500 SILVERADO 1994 $4,500 8 cyl, PW, PL, AC, PS, 123,000 mi., Maroon 517-899-9442 IMPALA, 2003 109K mi., 1 owner Good condition.

$4,200 517-214-4083

IMPALA LT 2009 sharp, like new, 13K miles

$15,500/BO 517-256-1223

2002 CHEVY MALIBU 4 DR. $3895 V6 auto., 84K, real nice car. Mint City 989-640-1899 or 517-285-9236 S-10 PICK UP, 2002 $5,995/BEST Low miles, ext. cab, LS trim. Most options. Excellent condition. 517-230-7117


INTREPID ’02 $3500 123k, leather, full power, loaded, everything works! Excellent condition 517-641-6195 CARAVAN, 2002 $2450 190K hwy. mi., 3rd row seating, well maintained. Good condition. 517-706-7149


FORD MUSTANG 1999 $10,950 35th Anniv. Ed. 36K mi., performance read 517-541-0887

CHEVY VENTURE 2001 $5995/OBO Most all options, runs great, no rust Excellent cond. 517-230-7117

CHEVY SILVERADO 1993 1/2 ton Very good cond.

TAURUS SES 2004 $6000 V-6 DOHC, pw, pl, A/C, 77,800 mi., Silver 517-881-9800

HANDICAP VANS USED, BOUGHT & SOLD Mini & full size 3021 S. Cedar - Call Dale 517-882-7299

GMC SIERRA SLE ’99 2WD $7295 ext cab w/topper, loaded, 60K mi., black. Good Condition 517-694-9263

FIVE HUNDRED LIMITED 2006 $11,500 6 cyl, Lthr, DVD, 57,500 mi., Black 517-669-1420 MUSTANG 2000 $5,800 Only 56K mi., auto, sunroof, clean, well kept. Excellent condition. 517-898-9217


VANDURA, CONVERSION VAN, ’93 116K mi., Loaded, 1 owner. Good condition.




SIERRA SLE, 1997 $3800 149K mi., 4x4, ext. cab. Loaded, leather. Good condition. 517-974-7536

Jeep-Eagle LIBERTY 2005 4X4 3.7, tow pkg., low mi.

$8,550 517-337-0661

Lincoln CONTINENTAL 1998 8 cyl, Lthr, 112,000 mi., Gold Great condition

$4,400 517-290-5506

Mercedes Benz MERCEDES C230 2002 $11,500 California car, never driven in snow 989-463-1613


Nissan NISSAN 240SX 1992 $500 4 cyl, stick, running/needs work 517-974-4073 after 1 p.m.


S-15 BLAZER, 1993 Runs good, needs work. Fair condition.

CHRYSLER 1999 CONCORDE $3200 3.5 V6, 150K, runs & drives excellent 517-505-0045



ALERO 2001 $4495 4 cyl auto, 4 dr., loaded, 84K, with warranty. Mint City 989-640-1899 517-285-9236 INTRIGUE, 1998 $4800 Only 56K mi., clean, 3.8 litre, well maint. Leather Excellent condition. 517-898-9217.

Pontiac SUNFIRE 2002, 2 DR $4195 47k, auto., runs & drives excellent. Warranty Mint City 989-640-1899

Saturn L200, 2001 $3895 107K mi., 4 dr., auto., real nice car. W/warranty. Mint City 989-640-1899

Toyota MATRIX AWD, 2003 $6,800/BEST 101K mi., orig. owner, dealer maintained. Good condition. 517-669-1441

$3200 CASH 517-882-1847

CHEVY 2001 $10,500 all power, alloy whls, full running bd., cap. 90K mi. Excellent condition 627-4266

Vans HANDICAP VANS USED, BOUGHT & SOLD Mini & full size 3021 S. Cedar - Call Dale 517-882-7299

Automobiles Wanted VEHICLES WANTED FAST $$$. Free towing. Call Anytime.

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Junk Cars Wanted BENJAMIN & SON A1 TOWING WANTED Junk cars, vans & trucks. Top $ paid . 517-372-9737 TOP $$ FOR JUNK VEHICLES. 7 days.

$50-$500 269-420-2676

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