HUD has determined that East Lansing must repay HUD $134,330 in grant funds because the project funded included a conflict of interest involving City Attorney Tom Yeadon. The total bill to East Lansing taxpayers could reach $200,000. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
“I wrote three good songs one day because I decided I was going to,” Eriksen said. “And there have been times when I haven’t written anything for years. I realized when I was about 20 that I thought there were too many songs, so I’ve never tried to make a lot of them." ELi's Chris Wardell has the story.
If, at its meeting tonight, Council approves a zoning change recommended by Planning Commission, we could see more hotels and motels in East Lansing, particularly in certain areas. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
Would withdrawal of a controversial law known as 50/50 lead to jello-shot bars and fewer places to eat lunch, or would it lead to chic wine and tapas bars? Council debated the issue this week. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
East Lansing’s Planning Commission was unable to conduct business at its most recently scheduled meeting for lack of a quorum. Commission Chair Dan Bollman explains for ELi why the City needs more people to apply to serve as soon as possible.
After an undefeated season, the ELHS girls basketball team lost to Saginaw Heritage in the Class A state finals today. Trojan forward Jaida Hampton received the top statewide award in girls’ basketball, being named “Miss Baksetball” by MSHAA.
Maintaining its undefeated record this season, this afternoon the ELHS Trojan girls’ basketball team defeated the Wayne Memorial Zebras 60-52 in the state semifinals. ELHS sophomore Lucas Walters reports for ELi.
Responding to a report published by ELi, on Tuesday City Council discussed continuing to allow City employees to invest their own money in the East Lansing pension system through Council-approved purchases of “pension service credits.”
MSU Museum Director Mark Auslander today explained to ELi his reasons for putting the Great Lake Folks Festival on what he calls “hiatus." Issues named include lack of diversity among attendees, a need to serve MSU undergraduates, and the challenges of construction downtown.