Williamston

Williamston Preps For Michigan Democratic Primary

Mar 9, 2020
Ian Gilmour

As the Michigan Democratic Primary on March 10 nears, the city of Williamston is preparing to do its part.

Williamston
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The ACLU is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit. The lawsuit says a school district’s policy that’s supposed to protect LGBTQ students from harassment violates religious freedom and free speech rights.


Williamston Close to State Title, Thanks to School and Community Support

Nov 18, 2018

High school athletic budgets can be tight, but Williamston has found ways to maximize funds and use fundraising to help programs.

Latest Results: MSU & Local School Trustees Results

Nov 8, 2018
Mike Miller, Dave Dutch, Brianna Scott, Kelly Tebay
Campaign websites & Facebook pages

FINAL MSU RESULTS: Wednesday 9:00 p.m.

With more than 7 million votes cast, it appears Brianna Scott and Kelly Tebay, the Democratic candidates for the MSU Board of Trustees will defeat their GOP opponents Dave Dutch and Mike Miller.

Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

In Williamston, three out of four school board members have survived attempts at a recall. 

 


Current State for Oct. 27-28, 2018

Oct 26, 2018

A politics packed Current State: legalization of marijuana in Michigan; Williamston School Board recall over safety for LGBTQ students; Fight to stop partisan gerrymandering and Conversations with all 6 gubernatorial candidates in Michigan.


(L to R) Bishop Earl Boyea, Father Jonathan Wehrle, Attorney Lawrence Nolan, Assistant County Prosecutor Andrew Stevens.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

A Lansing-area priest accused of embezzling more than $5 million from his church is trying to raise $300,000 for his defense just weeks before trial.

Two Killed In Accident On I-96 Near Williamston

Feb 7, 2018
WLNS-TV Lansing (WKAR media partner)

Michigan State Police say two teenage girls died in a crash on I-96 in Livingston County on Tuesday night.

Greg Talberg
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

This story was updated Monday night with the results of the school board meeting.

The Williamston School Board voted tonight on two separate policies related to transgender students. Policy 9260: Access to Gender-Segregated Activities and Facilities passed 7-0. And Policy 8011: Gender Identity passed 6-1. Details of both policies can be found here.

packed gym of people
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

The Williamston Board of Education met for four hours last night, hearing public comment on their proposed policy for transgender and non-conforming students.


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