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One Family’s Story: Kathi Terry Remembers Downtown Living in East Lansing

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Kathi Terry grew up in East Lansing, and remembers downtown grocery stores, working at local businesses and skating down main roads in an ice storm. "Things have changed a lot," she tells ELi's Ann Kammerer, "but for the most part, you still get that same East Lansing feeling."

ELi Obtains $5,000 Bonus from NewsMatch

Friday, March 1, 2019

East Lansing Info has obtained $5,000 in bonuses from NewsMatch because we hit two important benchmarks in our 2019 Sustainability Campaign. ELi's Jessy Gregg brings the good news.

Elderly Instruments and Ten Pound Fiddle Reunite This Friday

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Elderly Instruments and the Ten Pound Fiddle Concert Series get together this Friday for a night of roots, blues, and Americana music. ELi's Christopher Wardell tells you what makes this a blow-out night not to miss.

City Seeks Applicants for Emerging Leaders Program

Friday, January 18, 2019

The deadline is fast approaching to submit applications for East Lansing's Emerging Leaders program, designed for citizens "to learn more about their local government and prepare themselves to become more civically engaged in the community they call home.” Jessy Gregg reports.

Volunteers Sought for Group to Examine Hannah’s Future

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Volunteers with expertise in relevant fields (architecture, construction, recreation, real estate development) are being sought for a committee that will examine how to better use Hannah Community Center.

Group Will Consider How to Change Hannah Community Center

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A special committee will consider how to better utilize and market the Hannah Community Center, a facility currently costing over a million dollars a year to operate. Noa Kuszai and Alice Dreger report.

Safety Concerns Raised at Bailey Center Senior Housing

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

When the decision was made to repurpose the Bailey Community Center to provide senior housing, many community members breathed a sigh of relief. The project hasn't quite worked out as all had hoped. ELi's Alice Dreger brings a special report.

Fake Abduction Story Circulates Around East Lansing

Friday, November 16, 2018

A fake story of young women being abducted near MSU by “six Arabic men” is circulating around town. ELPD says it is not true, community leaders are calling it harmful, and a law professor spoke to ELi about the context for this kind of messaging.

Carillon Bells to Ring Today for Armistice Anniversary

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Today at 11 a.m., MSU's carillon bells will ring out, marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The City formally observed Veterans' Day on Friday, with a wreath-laying ceremony attended by the top Marine's mother. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

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