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Sorority Proposed to Replace Four Historic District Houses

Monday, February 20, 2017

A proposed new sorority house construction along Grand River Avenue, just east of Harrison Road and across from Ardson Heights, would replace four houses in a historic district. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

School Bond Advocates Begin Organizing to Pass Millage

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Eric Schertzing, Chair of the East Lansing Schools Community Bond Committee, and his wife, Nancy, are coordinating an effort called “East Lansing School Bond Yes Committee 2017" to advocate for passage of a $93.7 million dollar bond proposal.

Ann About Town: Capital City Barbecue

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

There's a restaurant in town where you can eat authentic Vietnamese pho, eat equally authentic smoked brisket and buy a new cellphone plan. Eli's Ann Nichols tells you all about it.

Proposed Park District Plans Revealed to Public

Monday, October 17, 2016

What's planned now for the Park District, and what do neighbors, including Peoples Church members, think of it? We sent reporter Ian Hoopingarner to Planning Commission to bring you back the full scoop.

Indigenous People’s Day Celebration Draws Large Crowd

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

This year marked the first time the City of East Lansing recognized Indigenous People's Day in place of Columbus Day. Lee Sprague (photo) and other speakers at a celebration at The Rock noted the holiday's history and pointed to present-day concerns of many North American indigenous people.

Environmental Groups Ask for Volunteers to Help Monitor Local River Health

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Two local environmental groups are asking for volunteers this weekend (10/1/16) and next (10/8/16) to put on a pair of waders, become citizen scientists and help monitor the help of streams flowing into the Red Cedar River. ELi's Paige Filice explains the process, and how you can get involved.

Class Sizes Remain an Issue in East Lansing

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Although the numbers aren't firm until October's pupil count, parents and teachers are concerned by the high number of students in some elementary and Middle School classrooms.

Four Years After Application Submitted, DEQ Reviews EL Wastewater Plant's Permit

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Four years after East Lansing applied for a renewal of its expired environmental permit to dump millions of gallons a day of treated wastewater into the Red Cedar River, the DEQ is suddenly reviewing the application. A lot has happened at that plant since that application went in. The DEQ is giving the public only until Friday to weigh in.

MSU Cuts Women-Only Resources; Students Respond

Monday, September 5, 2016

Some changes made at MSU over the summer are causing a group of students to question the University's commitment to women. Rosalind Arch tells us about the changes, the response, and how MSU explains its decisions.

Bike Advocates Hoping for More Progress in East Lansing

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

With the City launching a crowdfunding campaign to buy more bicycle racks for downtown, ELi asked bicycling advocate Tim Potter what else could make things better for East Lansing bicyclists.

ELi's Website Improved!

Friday, August 26, 2016

Thanks to our supporters and tech team, ELi's website has been redesigned and has some great new features! Hear all about it from ELi's Managing Editor Ann Nichols and Publisher Alice Dreger.