What's it like running a free press in a small American city today? ELi's Publisher and Managing Editor let you in on the frustrations beyond the President's rhetoric, and explain why frustration is really just part of the job.
“The more you learn about the incredible resources we have here in Michigan, the more you desire to see it protected. When we think about the places that have inspired our musical storytelling, we cannot ignore the impact and necessity of water."
Mayor Mark Meadows and Councilmember Ruth Beier have both requested leaves of absence from their duties on East Lansing's City Council. ELi's Chris Root explains why, and how Council will continue to function.
The downturn in business caused by Center City District construction has cost local small downtown businesses millions of dollars and may yet cause the death of several, one local business owner told East Lansing’s City Council last night. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Reviewing the proposal formally for the first time, East Lansing's City Council voted 4-0 last night to approve DRW/Convexity's latest plans for the vacant lots downtown. What was approved, and why can't construction start now? ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
Readers are asking why they’re seeing contractor trucks at the empty, fenced-in lot next to People’s Church, when East Lansing's City Council is not set to review the latest redevelopment site plan until tonight. ELi investigates.
Which precincts voted for and against the income tax? What happened at the campus polls? How many people voted in the primaries but skipped the tax vote? ELi's Chris Root brings you the crunched data from this week's city tax vote.
Says ELi's Board President of the appointment of Sam Hosey Jr. to the Board, "His professional and personal experience, his commitment to the public service, and his leadership in local affairs makes him a true asset to this organization."
After reading ELi's report of a business struggling to relocate to East Lansing, Lansing leaders interested in economic development have hastened to help the business stay in that city. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
East Lansing voters have overwhelmingly approved a city income tax, a measure aimed at addressing the City of East Lansing’s growing financial crisis. ELi's Alice Dreger and Kepler Domurat-Sousa report from City Hall.