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Major Parts of Center City Deal Still Up in the Air

Monday, October 2, 2017

Why hasn't the Center City District project broken ground? Turns out that key financial and legal components of the deal are still in flux. ELi's Alice Dreger digs to bring you the details.

Walk to School Day Set for October Fourth

Monday, October 2, 2017

East Lansing Public Schools' Walk to School Day is this Wednesday. The event promotes the health, environmental and social benefits of walking to school at least one day a week. Linda Roush Nuttall reports.

Riding with ELPD on Game Day

Friday, September 29, 2017

ELi reporters and ELHS students Evan Dempsey and Kepler Domurat-Sousa took what they learned in our Summer Youth Journalism Program and rode with ELPD officers the night of the MSU-Notre Dame game. What did they see?

Demolition Starts Early in the Park District

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Demolition of the derelict “big bank building” started earlier than scheduled when, last night, a driver who may have been drunk plowed into the building. When is the real demo happening? We have the details.

East Lansing’s BWL Rep Resigns Over Poverty Issue

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Bob Nelson, East Lansing’s representative to BWL, has resigned over what he sees as the electric utility's failure to adequately care for poor people in its service area. City Council has named former mayor Doug Jester to replace him.

Ask ELi: Who Pays What If Tax Proposals Pass

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

ELi's Jessy Gregg answers more questions about the tax proposals. Why would residents pay double the income tax of non-residents? Won't the plan disproportionately harm renters? (And much more.)

State Bill Would Limit City Income Tax Options

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

If proposed state legislation passes, East Lansing and other cities would be further limited in what income taxes they could levy. The mayor says MSU is behind this, but MSU tells ELi that's not so.

Your ELi: Uncomfortable Real News

Monday, September 25, 2017

Whenever we publish uncomfortable news about someone running for local office, as we did today, we get people asking if we really must do that. Here's the answer.

Local Interfaith Group Works to Strengthen, Unify and Educate Community

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Interfaith Clergy Association of Greater Lansing includes representatives of several faith traditions and provides an opportunity for its members to support and teach each other as well as reaching out to support peace and tolerance in the community.

Ask ELi: Why an Income Tax?

Saturday, September 23, 2017

You've got questions about the income tax proposal. ELi's Jessy Gregg brings answers.

East Lansing Marching Band to Enter First Competition

Friday, September 22, 2017

Eli reporter, ELHS student and marching band member John Paul Roboski explains what it means for the band to compete for the first time - and why all the hard work of being in marching band is totally worth it.