At Tuesday's work session, a majority of City Council were cautious, but willing to work medical marijuana provisioning centers into the city's retail landscape. One councilmember believes the risks outweigh the benefits for East Lansing. Ann Nichols reports.
Harrison Road will be reconfigured between Grand River and Michigan Avenues, with lane reductions and added bike lanes to improve safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
Jon Kermiet, Director of the annual Race for the Place, is continuing that work even into retirement, as he has a personal connection to the cause of addressing domestic violence. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
East Lansing's Transportation Commission supports converting another portion of Harrison Road from four lanes to three in order to add bike lanes. But Council, anticipating controversy, is going to decide the matter. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
ELi finds that East Lansing has now spent $200,000 fighting a lawsuit brought by City workers alleging that they “were intentionally and unnecessarily exposed to mercury and asbestos” at the wastewater treatment plant. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Members of the East Lansing Schools Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution opposing all guns in all schools “other than those carried by trained law enforcement.” Karessa Wheeler has the story.
The City is offering help to residents dealing with flooded homes. On campus, the scene of the Red Cedar River's flood is dramatic. Today, we bring you more information from the City and photos from the ELi team.
The City is advising homeowners to call if they are experiencing flooding in their basement that might be related to drainage problems. Meanwhile, MSU is preparing for the Red Cedar to flood parts of campus.
East Lansing Fire Chief Randy Talifarro and Police Chief Larry Sparkes are warning of the dangers to the public from inadequate staffing of emergency personnel in East Lansing. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.