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Commission Votes No Raise for City Council

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The East Lansing Elected Officers Compensation Commission has voted to hold the pay of City Councilmembers steady, with no raise. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

Retired K-9 Leads the Good Life after Extraordinary Service

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

"We spend more time with these dogs than we do with any person on this earth," Connelly says of being a K-9 handler. "It's rare that they're not with us 24/7 and it's a bond that goes beyond any personal pet. You see dangerous things together. You see the highs and lows of police work together. You go to calls where people have lost their lives, hurt themselves or hurt other people. You see the whole spectrum of life."

Council Approves The Hub in 5-0 Vote

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

City Council has unanimously approved "The Hub," a controversial 10-story project near MSU's campus designed to house 585 student residents and very few of their cars. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

"Gap” Found in Mental Health Services at East Lansing High School

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

“At the high school level, we see a need for comprehensive, systematic, integrated, accessible approach to student services,” Novello said. “We are wondering about that gap. We want it to be something that is really understood. We know there are services, but there is a gap in the students feeling their needs are being met.”

Poll Shows Strong Support for Later High School Start Time

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The results of recent polling by the East Lansing School District show a marked preference for a later high school start time, but it's a long road from gathering that data to making a change. Karessa Wheeler explains.

First of Two Marijuana Zoning Ordinances Passes in 4-1 Vote

Friday, December 8, 2017

After passionate arguments for and against from members of the public, East Lansing's City Council passed an ordinance specifying where medical marijuana may be grown, processed, transported and tested within the City. Jessy Gregg has the story.

High School Collage to Feature Beatles Finale

Friday, December 8, 2017

From "All You Need is Love" to "Hey Jude," East Lansing High School's performing arts programs follows a Beatles theme for its 35th annual Collage Concert tomorrow night. ELHS student and ELi reporter John Paul Roboski tells you when, where and how you can also take in some art and small ensemble performances at tonight's Collage Coffeehouse.

Amended Center City Deal Passes Last Hurdles

Friday, December 8, 2017

With approvals obtained yesterday from two East Lansing governmental bodies, financing for the Center City District project is expected to be finally settled next week. Construction will start after that. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

Marble Students Bring Sparty to Life for Online Contest

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Marble Elementary fifth graders made Sparty out of milk cartons, and with a little luck he'll win them some money for S.T.E.A.M. programs. ELi's Rosalind Arch tells you about Milk Carton Sparty, and how you can vote for Marble's contest entry.

Council Amends Agreement with Center City Developer

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

This week, City Council approved a new performance-guarantee agreement with the Center City District developer. Today, that agreement amendment will be considered by the two other bodies that must approve it.