Shanna Draheim announced today that she will not be running for re-election to East Lansing’s City Council on the November 5 ballot. As of today, that leaves four candidates for three seats, with a filing deadline of next Tuesday.
Lt. James Campbell of the East Lansing Police Department met with Glencairn homeowners who are concerned about what they feel is a recent increase in property break-ins. ELi’s Brad Minor brings us a report on what was said and what might be done to combat the problem.
ELi's Chris Wardell writes that Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers' raucous stage antics include costume changes, a few growls, and more “arrrghs” than you can shake a sword at. They'll play a 7 p.m. show at the Pump House this Wednesday.
If you can't get enough music from the 1980s, then make sure to be on hand this evening when Starfarm opens the Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. in the Ann Street Plaza. ELi's Chris Wardell writes about the band's popularity and proclivity for Def Leppard, Michael Jackson, Prince and the Go-Go’s.
The weather forecast this weekend calls for plenty of sunshine and numerous options to explore the outdoors in and around East Lansing. ELi's Jonathan Townley pinpoints places and events to consider as you plan your activities.
Dane Porter's “Lemon Grass" sculpture now graces the entrance of Valley Court Park. ELi's Brad Minor reports on the first project to be completed using donated funds from the city's Percent for Art program.
Kyle Smith's mid-career change in profession has led to greater satisfaction despite some on-the-job challenges. Ann Kammerer profiles an East Lansing High School alumnus who has found happiness in the classroom.
If East Lansing institutes a new form-based zoning code, specifying architectural features for thousands of properties in East Lansing, what should that code look like in terms of design specifications, property restrictions, and the approval process for redevelopment? A team of planners has been working on that question.
As the area grapples with fallout from a Lansing police officer repeatedly striking a Black 16-year-old girl, East Lansing Human Relations Commission is continuing work on creation of a citizen review board to look into citizen complaints made against East Lansing police and paramedic/fire officers.
How much has ELi spent in 2019? What did we spend it on, how much do we have left in the bank, and what did we produce? Publisher Alice Dreger brings you another in our ongoing series of ELi budgetary transparency reports.
Laura Apol has grand plans for her two-year appointment as the region's Poet Laureate. ELi’s Amalia Medina explains how Apol developed a love of poetry at an early age and why she is eager to start her new assignment.
Who is running for City Council? Is P.T. O'Malley's moving into the Menna's Joint space? What happened to the driveway drama? What's the latest with the eBay land sale? Answers to these ELI reader questions and others!
Right now and through the whole month of July, you can park for free for the first half-hour at gated garages and the Bailey lot in downtown East Lansing. ELi's Brad Minor explains the special program and brings feedback from downtown businesses and City leaders.
For fifteen years, Natalie Hool and Jim Matthews have organized a local race to honor their late son Max, raising funds to help families with children facing serious medical problems. Now they're passing the torch. ELi's Andrew Graham explains why.