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East Lansing Art Festival Returns This Weekend

Friday, May 18, 2018

The East Lansing Art Festival returns this weekend. ELi gives you a quick rundown of what you might want to know about this year’s festival, based on reader questions to ELi.

Rummage Sale at Prime Time

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Prime Time Seniors Program will be hosting its biennial rummage sale next week. Area residents can participate by donating and by purchasing items. ELi's Jessy Gregg has the details.

Peace Education Center to Honor Local Peacemakers

Friday, May 11, 2018

East Lansing's Peace Education Center is set to honor eight local high school students with the Peacemaker Award and to recognize David Wiley, a long-time peace activist, with the center's Lifetime Peacemaker Award. Tom Oswald brings us the story.

Public Hearings on New EL Tax Proposals Set for May 9

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Next Wednesday, May 9, City Council will hold public hearings on what (if any) tax proposal to put on the August ballot for East Lansing. ELi's Chris Root explains the draft proposals and tells you how you can weigh in.

Mobile Clinic Brings Health Services to Residents

Thursday, May 3, 2018

On Wednesday, May 16, the Mobile Health Clinic will visit Edgewood Village Apartments in East Lansing. While there, a team of about ten medical professionals will offer free services to anyone who registers between 2 and 6 p.m. Ann Kammerer has the story/

Community Members Talk Racism in East Lansing

Thursday, April 26, 2018

About 125 people came to the Hannah Community Center last night for a two-and-a-half hour discussion about racism in our community. It got real. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ELHS Alumni Congratulate the Class of 2018: Katie Doyal

Friday, April 13, 2018

In the second 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.

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