coronavirus

Michigan State Hockey Keeps Rebuilding, Even Through Challenging Times

Dec 29, 2020
MSU Hockey
Austin Winslow

The Spartans look to keep last season’s momentum going, both on and off the ice.

Elena Shklyar
Elena Shklyar

Spartan varsity athletes have navigated a lot of challenges due to the pandemic, with Shklyar and her teammates keeping an eye on playing this season.

Emergency Shelter at Gier Community Center
City Rescue Mission of Lansing

As temperatures get colder, it becomes more critical for people experiencing homelessness to find warm and safe shelter.

Sarah Lehr of the Lansing State Journal reported last week, the city of Lansing plans to clear an encampment located on the corner of North Larch Street and East Saginaw Highway.


East Lansing-Based Personal Trainer Figures Out His Way To Keep Clients Healthy

Dec 15, 2020
Fitness
Brent Hughes

Antone Price has been laid off twice from his gym during the COVID-19 pandemic. But that hasn’t stopped him from keeping his clients trained and his business growing.

As the state grapples with a predicted surge of COVID-19 cases around the holidays, health officials are focused on trying to slow the spread of the virus.

Michiganders are in the middle of a three-week epidemic order from the State Department of Health and Human Services, limiting indoor gatherings

Lansing Catholic Track Star Noel Spence Expands His Skills During Pandemic

Nov 16, 2020
Noel Spence
Fivetwentyone

Spence, a Lansing Catholic junior, hopes to make a name in prep and collegiate decathlon.

Michigan State Alum Finds Peace In Nature And Running During A Challenging Time

Nov 16, 2020
Nick Blaskowski
Nick Blaskowski

Michigan State journalism alumni Nick Blaskowski has been through a lot this year: losing his job because of COVID-19 cutbacks, and now finding a home in a cabin Up North.

Flyer from MDHHS asking Michiganders to download the app.
MDHHS

Michigan continues to see record-breaking daily cases of COVID-19, but the state has a new tool aimed at preventing the spread of the disease.

The MI COVID Alert app will notify users using Bluetooth technology if they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.


Essential workers testimonial saying, "Free tuition will set me free. I deserve a better quality of life and to be seen as who I am today insteadof being reminded of my past failures. I am ready to start my own business."
Michigan Futures For Frontlines Program

The state says more than 80,000 essential workers have applied for a free tuition program.

It’s called Futures for Frontliners, and it provides scholarships for people who worked in essential industries during the state’s COVID-19 shutdown between April 1st and June 30th.


Nurse, Rhonda Lee, treats a patient recovering from COVID-19.
WKAR-MSU

More than 7,000 Michiganders have died from COVID-19 in the past 6 months, and every day, essential workers in the healthcare industry are putting their lives on the line to fight the pandemic.

WKAR-TV is premiering a new documentary this week that follows one visiting nurse who treats coronavirus patients after they leave the hospital.


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