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Derrick Turner / Michigan State University

Michigan State University says its more than seven-year fundraising campaign brought in about $1.83 billion.

April Van Buren/WKAR

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.


WATCH: MSU Adaptive Sports And Recreation Club Creating Community

Feb 7, 2019
MSU Adaptive Sports
Samantha Basirico

The MSU Adaptive Sports and Recreation Club is providing a way for those who are disabled to get active, have fun, and be apart of a great family.

Michigan State University outdoor sign
File photo / WKAR-MSU

Marijuana is becoming legal in Michigan but not at Michigan State University.

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File photo

The Grand Rapids Police Department hopes to improve communication and problem solving with residents of the western Michigan city.

Pop-Up Story: ‘Creative Cosmetics’

Aug 8, 2017
Storyteller Rebecca Douglas
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

We’re broadcasting stories from our June Pop-Up Stories at Fenner Nature Center all week long. The theme was “blazing a trail.”

 

Here’s storyteller Rebecca Douglas with a story about  childhood creativity gone wrong.


Police: School Superintendent Killed His Son Then Himself

Jun 20, 2017
Pewamo-Wesphalia Schools Facebook page

UPDATED AT 5:20 P.M. - Police say a school principal killed his disabled son and fatally shot himself in western Michigan.


This week in our Marijuana in Michigan series, we’ve heard from veterans and others who say that medical marijuana has changed their lives. However, traditional medicine in not yet ready to embrace marijuana, as WKAR’s Scott Pohl found out when he talked with a local health official.


A county youth fair in Michigan has announced the purchase of new fairgrounds.

Ride of Silence photo
Courtesy photo / Tim Potter

The annual Greater Lansing Ride of Silence is tonight, honoring bicyclists who have been killed or injured on public roadways.


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