East Lansing

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Gretchen Whitmer ha ganado la nominación Democrática para Gobernador de Michigan, venciendo a dos competidores para avanzar a la elección de noviembre para suceder al Gobernador Republicano, Rick Snyder.  

East Lansing City Hall
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The City of East Lansing’s income tax proposal has been approved by voters in the 2018 primary. WKAR’s Karel Vega has more.

George Lahanas photo
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The final community meeting to discuss next week’s income tax ballot proposal in East Lansing will be held tonight.

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Current Sports host Al Martin talks with newly appointed Michigan State University athletic director Bill Beekman about his hire, which has been met with criticism by some. 

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Current Sports with Al Martin has hit the road! Listen as Al broadcasts in front of Cooley Law School Stadium and invites you for an hour of baseball fun! 

Michigan State University outdoor sign
File photo / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University scientists are using sunlight and bacteria to produce biodegradable plastics.

Haven House
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East Lansing City Council voted Tuesday to allocate some unexpected funds to local service agencies, after previously deciding not to fund them. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.

 


WKAR tour in WKAR Studios with Gary
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Jun. 2, 10am-1 pm at WKAR Studios | Stop by WKAR for a tour of its TV studios at the 24th annual Be a Toursit in Your Own Town!

Roy Saper in 2016, with Hebron glass
Katie Cook / WKAR

For many businesses, hitting one full year can be a big milestone. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley sat down with one owner who just reached 4 decades of operating in East Lansing: Saper Galleries.


East Lansing Art Festival Kicks Off Tonight

May 18, 2018
Picture of last year's festival.
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

The East Lansing Art Festival is this weekend, with live music starting tonight at 7:00.

EL Council Puts Income Tax On August Ballot

May 15, 2018
East Lansing city hall sign photo
WKAR file photo

East Lansing City Council voted unanimously Monday night to put income tax on the August 7 ballot in hopes of relieving some of the city’s financial strain.

The City of East Lansing is in about $200 million dollars in debt- a shortfall blamed on state revenue sharing cuts and growing obligations to retirees.
 

Bob Trezise addresses the crowd.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

The rain didn’t stop a sizable crowd from gathering outside in downtown East Lansing today to celebrate the progress being made on the Center City project. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.


2018 East Lansing Art Festival

May 13, 2018
Bird eye view of festival
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. May 19 – Sun. May 20 in  Downtown East Lansing | Join WKAR at the 2018 East Lansing Art Festival! 

East Lansing city hall photo
Kevin Lavery / WKAR

East Lansing City Council is holding a public hearing this Wednesday May 9 for potential ballot proposals. Katie Cook reports.


East Lansing city hall photo
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The City of East Lansing announced the results of a phone survey that gathered feedback on city services and potential future ballot proposals. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.


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