Scott Pohl

News Reporter

Scott Pohl is a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews. He is also is an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."

Scott joined WKAR in 1984.

Prior to that, he worked with the Michigan News Network, WFMK, WKHM in Jackson and WALM in Albion.

Scott is a 1979 graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Telecommunications.

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The Lansing city council has decided not to include a proposed police funding cut in its budget recommendation to the mayor.


Taylor Haelterman / WKAR/MSU

At Michigan State University, 95 students are isolating or quarantining on campus.


Linda Vail photo
WKAR file photo

The Ingham County Health Department has ordered thirty large houses in East Lansing to immediately quarantine for the next two weeks.


Michigan State University Trustees have voted to rename a building on campus after its namesake’s Ku Klux Klan membership came to light.


John Willis photo
Courtesy photo / City of Jackson

The Jackson city council has approved the creation of a new city department and a new commission to address racial equity.


Michigan State University outdoor sign
File photo / WKAR-MSU

UPDATED AT 1:22 P.M. - MSU now says nearly all students live off campus, not all of them.

Michigan State University reports that 124 students and two employees have tested positive for COVID-19. All the students who have tested positive live off campus, according to a news release from MSU.


Chris Swope with primary election ballots
File Photo

The city of Lansing has received a grant of more than $440,000 for election-related upgrades.


Tom Silsby inside MSU water treatment plant photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

A $21-million dollar project to improve water service and quality on Michigan State University’s campus is now operational.


Newman Lofts apartment photo
Courtesy photo

The developer operating a downtown East Lansing apartment complex is asking the city to lift an age restriction on tenants.


The Lansing School District is working with the city of Lansing and other partners to provide safe places for children of working parents to attend class.


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