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What, No More Surfing on the Red Cedar River?

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Four engineering students have proposed removing the underwater dam across from MSU’s Administration Building and replacing it with a series of "rock arch rapids." ELi's Jessy Gregg dives below the surface for this report.

Three "Unsung Heroes" Recognized with Crystal Awards

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

On April 18 the City of East Lansing recognized three residents for their contributions to community life. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports on who the recipients are, and how each has worked to improve the city we live in.

ELHS Alum Tells Her Story of Being a Nassar Survivor

Monday, April 22, 2019

East Lansing High School graduate Eve Petrie is speaking out about being a Nassar survivor. What is the school district doing, in the wake of it all, to help those who might be subject to sexual abuse? Mara Logan reports.

What Could Happen If East Lansing’s Court Is Abolished?

Monday, April 22, 2019

A newly-obtained financial analysis shows that consolidation of the District Courts of East Lansing, Lansing, and Ingham County wouldn't save as much money as had originally been hoped. What's at stake for East Lansing, and what is negotiable?

Big Decision on Royal Vlahakis Deal Is Coming

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Will East Lansing’s DDA vote to keep working with developers Royal Vlahakis? Or will they decide to move on now, and let other developers propose projects for the area just north of Peoples Church? ELi's Alice Dreger explains the big decision coming this week.

Big Downtown Project’s Public Spaces Won’t Match What Was Approved

Thursday, April 18, 2019

New revisions to East Lansing's Center City District project's design mean that the public spaces won’t be constructed as they had been designed and advertised during the approval process. ELi's Alice Dreger explains with illustrations plus a report of what was said at Council this week.

No Challengers Yet for City Council Incumbents

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

No challengers have come forward to oppose Erik Altmann, Shanna Draheim, and Mark Meadows, whose 4-year terms on East Lansing's City Council are up in November. The three are all planning to run for re-election. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Meals on Wheels and Other Services Express Concern about Cuts from City Funding

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Meals on Wheels program that serves East Lansing's seniors is still hoping to obtain $3,200 from the City in next year's round of HUD-related funding. City Council and staff are looking instead to focus entirely on infrastructure improvements with the federal funding. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports.

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