Joe Dandron


Joe Dandron is a WKAR News intern. He started with WKAR during his sophomore year at Michigan State University in the Fall of 2018. Joe helps write stories for online and gather content for newscasts.


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Two students from the Michigan State University College of Music are composing classical music in honor of military veterans.

Teal flags, East Lansing
Joe Dandron / WKAR-MSU


Between towering buildings and construction sites in downtown East Lansing, teal flags hang silently, swaying in the wind with messages of support for victims of sexual assault.


Fenner Nature Center, Lansing
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Leaders broke ground Tuesday morning on a new pavilion at the Fenner Nature Center in Lansing.

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The MSU women's basketball season comes to a halt in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Notre Dame on Monday evening. 

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UPDATED at 7:30 a.m.

These area schools have two-hour delays in effect the morning of March 21st:

Lansing riverfront
Community Foundation of Lansing

A mid-Michigan technology company is investing a plan to build a beach and riverfront in downtown Lansing.

MSU Women's Basketball
MSU Women's Basketball Facebook

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Most teams would be very happy to start out the year 10-1 heading into conference play. Especially in the Big Ten. But the Michigan State Spartans have faltered a bit in their conference schedule, even after a 57-48 win over Penn State on Wednesday evening.

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EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Jenna Allen, the lone senior from the Michigan State women’s basketball team (18-9, 8-8 Big Ten), knew that if the Spartans wanted to get it done against in-state rival Michigan (19-10, 10-7 Big Ten) on senior day this Sunday. That she would have to start playing like the senior she is.

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Upcoming walks to aid Capital Area Community Services are helping raise awareness and funds for people who may need help keeping their homes warm in the cold, Michigan winter.

Magic Johnson
Al Martin / WKAR

MSU Basketball; NBA Trade Deadline; NBA All Star Draft; Magic Johnson; LA Lakers; Anthony Davis; Josh Langford

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – No. 23 Michigan State (15-5, 5-4) got its first Big Ten road victory of the season Sunday night following a 77-73 victory over University of Michigan (12-9, 3-6) at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor.

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MSU Men's Basketball; Stephen A. Smith; Blake Griffin; Detriot Pistons; MSU Women's Basketball; Cassius Winston; Nick Ward; Michigan Basketball; NFL; Superbowl; Rashan Gary

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The North American International Auto Show opens to the public in Detroit on Saturday. This week, WKAR intern Joe Dandron visited the show during press preview days to take photos of what's on display at Cobo Center.

Peter Spadafore, Carol Wood
WKAR file photo, Michigan Assn. of Superintendents

The Lansing City Council made leadership decisions last night, as at-large member Carol Wood was re-elected as the body’s president.


The Michigan State Spartans (8-1) got a huge lift from the team’s lone senior on Sunday afternoon as center Jenna Allen scored 27 points in an 88-82 upset victory over the Oregon Ducks (7-1).