East Lansing

Umberto Nicoletti

They’re from across the Atlantic, but the Czech Philharmonic’s new conductor, Semyon Bychkov is bringing them to Michigan next week. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley spoke with this now-famous conductor who got his start in Grand Rapids.


MSU Student Dies After Shooting In East Lansing

Oct 12, 2018
25 East Apartments in East Lansing
Tatianna Hemphill / WKAR-MSU

Police in East Lansing are investigating an off-campus shooting that killed a Michigan State University student from Texas.


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
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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.


El Resumen De La Primaria Del Martes

Aug 9, 2018
Capitol building photo
Wikimedia Commons / flickr

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
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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.

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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. 

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