East Lansing

Social studies standards
Courtesy / flickr/Travis Wise

Many people were outraged recently when the Texas Board of Education voted to remove figures such as Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from its history books. Michigan may be on a similar course. 


East Lansing Soccer Looks to Keep Winning Legacy Going

Oct 3, 2018
East Lansing High School
Jack Diehm

Longtime coach Nick Archer retired last spring, after winning five state championships. New head coach Jeffrey Lyons and the 2018 Trojans want to keep the titles coming.

Michigan State Tops Central Michigan 31-20

Sep 29, 2018
WKAR-MSU

Michigan State football kicked off week five of the college football season on Saturday afternoon, welcoming Central Michigan to Spartan Stadium. MSU came into this game ranked No.21, looking to build on a 35-21 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers in Bloomington last week. Meanwhile the Chippewas tried get their season back on track after a 1-3 start.

Gavel
s_falkow / flickr creative commons

A retired psychologist has agreed to give up his license after being accused of failing to report assault allegations against Larry Nassar back in 2004.

Bird scooter photo
Joe Dandron / WKAR/MSU

The East Lansing city council hopes to hear this week from two companies entering the scooter ride-sharing business.


Capital building photo
Wikimedia Commons

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
Flickr/Creative Commons

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
Courtesy photo / City of East Lansing

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

WKAR

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. 

WKAR

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
Haven House / Courtesy

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.

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