Funding Sought for Bailey Park Fixes

Friday, March 23, 2018

The Bailey Community Association has been working with City staff to design a new plan for Bailey Park. Now they are working on getting funding in place. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Grammy Nominee Tim Eriksen Brings a World of Musical Styles to the Ten Pound Fiddle

Thursday, March 22, 2018

“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.

ELFCO May Reopen as Year-Round Farmers' Market

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Board of the East Lansing Food Co-op is moving forward with plans to reopen as a year-round farmers' market, and they're looking for space in East Lansing. Jessy Gregg reports.

Ordinance Change Could Mean More Hotels and Motels

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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.

ELi Seeks Reader Input on Investigations

Monday, March 19, 2018

Particularly as we approach a likely August ballot with new tax proposals, we want to hear from you (anew) about what you want us to be trying to figure out and explain.

ELHS Girls Basketball Advances to State Finals

Friday, March 16, 2018

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.

Council Indicates Continued Support for Pension Credit Purchases

Friday, March 16, 2018

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.”

Museum Director Explains Folk Festival “Hiatus”

Thursday, March 15, 2018

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.