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Extraordinary Measures Taken in Face of Extraordinary Temps - UPDATED

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

MSU has cancelled classes for Wednesday, ELPS is closed, and the City's offices and 54B District Court will also be closed. DPW is changing trash/recycling pick-up schedules. The sidewalk-clearance rules are suspended. The library will open as a warming shelter.

MSU Going Out of the Dorm Business? No.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Is MSU going to give up on dorms, and transition all on-campus housing to apartments? An ELi reader claimed this, and at another reader's request, we asked MSU's Vice President Vennie Gore if it's true.

What’s Next with the Scooters?

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

City leaders assumed Bird and Lime scooters would be removed with the onset of winter weather, but they're still here. Find out what's happening with scooters on both sides of Grand River, and what (might be) next from ELi's Jessy Gregg.

Michigan House Passes Bill to Allow Local Court Consolidation

Sunday, December 9, 2018

As the lame duck state legislature moves on court consolidation for Ingham County, including East Lansing's 54B District Court, controversy persists. What's happening, and what are the goals and the points of disagreement? ELi's Chris Root reports.

ASMSU Donates $1,500 to ELi for NewsMatch

Friday, December 7, 2018

ASMSU's General Assembly voted unanimously last night to donate $1,500 to East Lansing Info, and NewsMatch plus local challenge funds will triple that donation. ELi's Somer Sodeman reports.

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.

Landlords Push Back at Attempts to Limit Rental Periods

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Some East Lansing landlords are pushing back on Council Member Aaron Stephens' attempts to limit rental periods. They argue the City Attorney has the facts wrong, and have sent their own attorneys in. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

Shot Fired at House Party Saturday Morning

Monday, October 29, 2018

East Lansing Police Detectives continue to investigate the discharge of a gun at a party on M.A.C. early Saturday morning. ELi's Ann Nichols has the latest.

Meadows Speaks to MSU Faculty on Income Tax

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows spoke briefly at MSU's University Council yesterday about the new income tax, promising more information about implementation soon. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.

MSU Impounds at Least 70 Bird Scooters

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Last week ELi was tipped off by a reader that there were 30 Bird scooters located next to the MSU Police Department. That number grew, but as of this morning all the impounded scooters appear to be gone. ELi's Jessy Gregg has the story.

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