East Lansing Applies for State Waiver of Underfunded Pension Status

Monday, April 16, 2018

City Council has approved an application to waive the “underfunded status” of the City's pension system. Will the State Treasurer grant the waiver, or become more involved in overseeing East Lansing's pension systems? ELi's Chris Root reports.

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.

Poet and Musician Jon Brooks Brings Anti-Folk to Pump House

Thursday, April 12, 2018

“87% will leave inspired, reinvigorated, affirmed, and transformed.” Brooks said. “13% will slink off alone into the chilly, Michigan April darkness with a vague feeling of anger and confusion.” ELi's Chris Wardell explains all.

All the World’s a Stage for Actor-Musician Tim Grimm

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

“No topic is off-limits,” Grimm said. “I've written a lot about the rural Midwest, and in the ‘folk’ world that's maybe what people most associate me with. But, the land I love, anything that seems wrong or broken is fair game. " Christopher Wardell has the story.

News Analysis: The Pickle in the Park District

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Even if East Lansing officials approve the new site plan coming for the Park District, the project could still hit the same vein of fatal problems it did last time around. ELi's Alice Dreger explains.

ELi Profiled by the Lenfest Institute, and We Head into Spring Break

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Philadelphia-based Lenfest Institute has profiled ELi as a cutting-edge model for local journalism. ELi's Managing Editor Ann Nichols and Publisher Alice Dreger point you to the profile, and also wish you the best as ELi goes on Spring Break through April 8.

School Board Covers Red Cedar’s Future, School Security, and Sex Ed

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Earlier this week, the EL School Board had its first discussion about how Red Cedar Elementary will be used after it serves as a temporary base for the students of Glencairn, Pinecrest, Marble and Whitehills as their buildings are demolished and rebuilt. ELi's Ann Nichols reports.