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ELHS Alumni Congratulate the Class of 2018: Tim Staudt

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

In the fifth of a series, ELi's Ann Kammerer profiles East Lansing High School graduates who live, work and retain ties in EL. From now through early June, we'll feature their reflections and informal advice to the graduating class.

World-Class Pianist to Play with ELHS Wind Ensemble

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

This Friday, area residents can hear a free concert featuring world-class pianist Ralph Votapek peforming "Rhapsody in Blue" with the top band of East Lansing High School. ELi's Lucas Walters reports.

EL Board Votes to Start Classes before Labor Day

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

At last night's meeting the EL Board of Education voted for an earlier start date to the school year, and a reduced number of Schools of Choice students in the District. Karessa Wheeler reports.

East Lansing Social Services Funding Likely to Be Cut

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

East Lansing’s City Council looks likely to follow City staff’s recommendation to cut funding to local social service organizations in order to put funds towards infrastructure repairs and City debt associated with prior development. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

ELi Continues Summer Youth Journalism Program, Seeks Support

Monday, April 23, 2018

Fresh off winning a Crystal Award partly for its engagement of area youth in local reporting, East Lansing Info (ELi) today begins accepting applications for its second annual Summer Youth Journalism Program. Applications for the two-week intensive educational program will be processed until the August program reaches its maximum capacity of eight students, ages 15 and up.

Community Conversation about Race Set to Happen

Friday, April 20, 2018

Following up on the request of ELHS student Alex Hosey, the City of East Lansing and the Human Relations Commission will be hosting an inaugural “community conversation about race” next Wednesday evening.

ELi Honored with East Lansing's Public Service Award

Friday, April 20, 2018

The people who bring East Lansing local news through ELi have been honored by the City with a 2018 Crystal Award. At last night's ceremony, four individuals were also honored for their work: Jeff Kusler, Christine Root, and Karen and Jerry Jennings.

ELHS Alumni Congratulate the Class of 2018: George Brookover

Friday, April 20, 2018

In the fourth of a series, ELi's Ann Kammerer profiles East Lansing High School graduates who live, work and retain ties in EL. From now through early June, we'll feature their reflections and informal advice to the graduating class.

Opinions Differ as Council Discusses Medical Marijuana Sales in EL

Friday, April 20, 2018

At Tuesday's work session, a majority of City Council were cautious, but willing to work medical marijuana provisioning centers into the city's retail landscape. One councilmember believes the risks outweigh the benefits for East Lansing. Ann Nichols reports.

Steve Whelan Looks Back as Next Chapter Begins

Thursday, April 19, 2018

"The paramedic said my name," says Whelan. "Having someone say your name in a situation like that is amazing. It was a student I had helped a couple times years before, and there he was, right there for me when I was in desperate need." Ann Kammerer has the story.

City Tries to Help Downtown Businesses

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The City of East Lansing has been trying to help businesses downtown weather the stresses of the Center City District construction. ELi's Alice Dreger summarizes the efforts and talks to business owners about what's helping, what's not, and what might work better.

ELHS Alumni Congratulate the Class of 2018: Tanya Kantner May

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

In the third of a series, ELi's Ann Kammerer profiles East Lansing High School graduates who live, work and retain ties in EL. From now through early June, we'll feature their reflections and informal advice to the graduating class.