How can you warm up your Friday night with "Jazz, standards, Western swing, country, and originals, all performed on ukuleles, bass, dobros, vintage steel guitars, and pedal steel guitars?” ELi's Christopher Wardell reports.
Mayor Mark Meadows and Mayor Pro Tem Erik Altmann are calling on MSU Trustees to resign, with Altmann saying MSU's Athletic Director and "celebrity coaches" also should. Councilmember Shanna Draheim speaks of East Lansing's "strong partnership" with MSU.
What will the resignation of MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon mean for the city of East Lansing? ELi's Alice Dreger provides some historical context, and ELi provides statements from East Lansing's Councilmembers.
The opioid epidemic is straining East Lansing's emergency services. Now a personal injury attorney wants to represent the City in a lawsuit to recoup costs of responding to the epidemic. ELi's Kepler Domurat-Sousa reports.
The Downtown Development Authority has unanimously recommended Core Space's proposal for The Hub, a ten-story student housing project near campus. Now it goes to City Council for a decision. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Sell the Hannah Community Center, parking system, and soccer fields? De-fund social services for seniors and persons with disabilities? Ask the voters for a property tax increase? Council has started talking about what to do, now that the income tax proposal has failed.
While the one MSU student running for City Council says he’s voting for the income tax proposal, two student leaders tell ELi they are against the income tax. Meanwhile, an MSU Vice President is warning students about possible consequences of an income tax.