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On the issues - candidates for East Lansing school board  Lansing State Journal

Six candidates are running for the East Lansing Public Schools Board of Education. The State Journal asked candidates to respond to a questionnaire about key ...

E. Lansing homecoming parade Friday  WILX-TV

Drivers should be prepared to be delayed during the E. Lansing homecoming parade on Friday.

No. 2 DeWitt hammers No. 3 East Lansing, 37-0, in battle of Division 3 powers  Lansing State Journal

The Panthers' defense shut down Kobe Hayward and the Trojans' vaunted offense.

Meet some of Greater Lansing's outstanding high school graduates  Lansing State Journal

With their final year of high school behind them, hundreds of graduating seniors across Greater Lansing are collecting diplomas and preparing for life's next ...

East Lansing Public Schools seek to increase diversity  Spartan Newsroom

East Lansing Public Schools, while currently not the most diverse school district, is making efforts to change for the better. According to the National Center for ...

East Lansing High School cultivates enthusiasm for music through variety  Spartan Newsroom

The music program is growing and changing within the walls of East Lansing High School. Parents and students said that, while the school has great facilities, ...

Sexual assault reported at East Lansing High School  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - Police are investigating a sexual assault reported last week at East Lansing High School.

See how Lansing-area high schools rank on state's new public school rating system  Lansing State Journal

A new rating system for public schools in Michigan debuted last week with Williamston High School at the top among local high schools.

East Lansing High School Apologizes for Head Wrap Incident  WLNS

LANSING, MI - Yesterday morning at East Lansing High school a female African American student was told by her English teacher to immediately remove her ...

Lansing-area students walk out to protest gun violence, honor Parkland shooting victims  Lansing State Journal

Hundreds of students in the Lansing region marched out of school to protest gun violence and honor those killed at in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14.

Lansing area high school football scores for Week 1  Lansing State Journal

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updates from all of the Week 1 high school football action Thursday and Friday.

East Lansing Graduate Taylor Manson earns Bronze Medal for USA Track and Field  WILX-TV

LANSING, Mi Taylor Manson was an outstanding athlete for the East Lansing High School track and field program and she has continued that as a sprinter at the ...

Lansing area high school football scores for Week 2  Lansing State Journal

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updates from all of the Week 2 high school football action Thursday.

Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Visit the East Lansing-MSU Community this month  WKAR

Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States, will be visiting the East Lansing-MSU community this month as part of the 2018 One.

Shots fired inside parking garage in East Lansing  WILX-TV

It happened around 2:30 AM Sunday at Grove and Linden Street, just half-a-mile south of East Lansing High School.

Couch: Michigan State, Lansing United star DeJuan Jones closing in on MLS dream  Lansing State Journal

Former East Lansing star, just back from training from two MLS clubs, leads his hometown Lansing United.

East Lansing's Jaida Hampton named Michigan's 2018 Miss Basketball  Detroit Free Press

How East Lansing's Jaida Hampton went from reserve varsity player to Michigan's 2018 Miss Basketball winner.

Brandon Johns makes his introduction  The Michigan Daily

For a minute there, Brandon Johns felt like he was in high school again.

Community events from around Greater Lansing | October 2018  Lansing State Journal

Community events happening around Greater Lansing in October 2018.

Community events from around Greater Lansing | September 2018  Lansing State Journal

Community events happening around Greater Lansing in September 2018.

Former star athletes to lead Eastern, East Lansing high schools  Lansing State Journal

Marcelle Carruthers and Andrew Wells spent their adolescent years walking the halls of Eastern and East Lansing High School, respectively.

See the high school girls basketball Dream Team and all-area  Lansing State Journal

See the Lansing area girls basketball standouts from this winter.

Judy Putnam: Prof live tweets ELHS sex ed  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING — Alice Dreger attended her son's sex education class at East Lansing High School on Wednesday. She live tweeted it, too. With 45 sharply ...

Why a 15-year-old has East Lansing talking about racism  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - It started with a 15-year-old and an essay. It could become a citywide effort to educate and possibly heal. East Lansing officials are ready to ...

Community events from around Greater Lansing | June 2018  Lansing State Journal

Community events happening in Greater Lansing in June 2018.

East Lansing boys basketball coach Steve Finamore resigns

East Lansing's head coach Steve Finamore gives East Lansing's Malik Jones (5) some tips during the Jackson High School vs East Lansing High School boys ...

East Lansing apologizes for decades of racism, plans annual community conversations  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING -- East Lansing's City Council passed this week a resolution that apologizes for the racism people experienced in the city until about 50 years ...

ELHS Brandon Johns 'not sorry' about decision to play for Michigan  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING — Brandon Johns has dreamed about running onto the court at a Michigan State basketball game since the day he made his college decision.

Meet Mr. Basketball candidate Brandon Johns, a Michigan commit

Get to know East Lansing's Brandon Johns -- last year's AP Class A boys basketball Player of the Year, a Michigan commit and a 2018 Mr. Basketball finalist.


BEST BAR. BEST DANCE BAR: GREEN DOOR (Green Door also won Best Music. Venue) So many venues in Lansing struggle to find a groove and disappear, ...

Former MSU players, fans gather to honor Gus Ganakas  WILX-TV

There were plenty of laughter and tears during the two-hour funeral for Gus Ganakas.

Teen basketball player's essay leads to East Lansing apology for racism  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING -- A high school basketball player's essay has caused city officials to craft a formal apology for the racism blacks experienced decades ago.

Former Michigan State basketball coach Gus Ganakas dies at 92  Detroit Free Press

EAST LANSING — Former Michigan State basketball coach Gus Ganakas died Friday morning. He was 92. Ganakas coached the Spartans from 1969-76, going ...

High school tech training improves wages, computer literacy  The Oakland Press

LANSING >> High school students who train for the tech industry gain improved computer literacy and higher wages, state officials say.

Family-safe Halloween party with the MSU Greeks scheduled for Oct. 30  WILX-TV

The Greek community at MSU has planned a Safe Halloween street carnival for the whole family.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit East Lansing as part of 'One Book' events  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - A memoir written by the first Latina and third woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, has been chosen as the ...

East Lansing's Finamore took unlikely road to coaching  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - Steve Finamore has some of the biggest names in basketball in his digital Rolodex. He's a text away from Michigan State men's basketball ...

Putnam: East Lansing focuses on preventing suicides  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING – A wounded school district, reeling from recent back-to-back high school student suicides, is getting some much-needed moral support from ...

East Lansing's Brandon Johns makes it official, signs with Michigan basketball  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - It felt like a family reunion to Brandon Johns when he visited Ann Arbor in late June and gave coach John Beilein his verbal commitment.

East Lansing basketball standout Brandon Johns heads to Ann Arbor  Spartan Newsroom

Most people who closely follow college basketball recruiting might have thought a top basketball prospect born and raised in Lansing would choose to stay ...

Why Brandon Johns is exactly the breakout player Michigan basketball needs  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - For a college basketball program, it doesn't get much better than what Michigan's doing these days. *Fresh* off its second national ...

Old Town Lansing  Spartan Newsroom

News and information from student journalists at the Michigan State University School of Journalism.

Meridian Township  Spartan Newsroom

News and information from student journalists at the Michigan State University School of Journalism.

3 East Lansing High School students face potential charges after allegedly carving swastikas into lockers

View full sizeEast Lansing High School at 509 Burcham Drive. Three students allegedly carved images of a swastika into two other students' lockers recently.

Bath-DeWitt  Spartan Newsroom

News and information from student journalists at the Michigan State University School of Journalism.

Putnam: Sex ed divides East Lansing parents  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING – Stephan Turner and Stuart White are both fathers of East Lansing High School students. They had opposite reactions to their fellow parent ...

Michigan high school football scores: Week 5  Detroit Free Press

Michigan high school football scoreboard for Week 5 from around the state.

Michigan high school basketball: Girls state quarterfinals schedule  Detroit Free Press

The schedule for the game before the state semifinals to be played at Calvin College.

Local author's tome recounts more than a century of police history  City Pulse

The book, “Behind the Badge: the History of the Lansing Police Department,” by Patricia E. Heyden, was long thought to be out of print. It will be on sale for $25 ...

Michigan basketball commitment scores 51 points in latest game

East Lansing's Brandon Johns (23) is triple teamed during the Jackson High School vs East Lansing High School boys varsity basketball game in Jackson, ...

Holt-Delhi Township  Spartan Newsroom

News and information from student journalists at the Michigan State University School of Journalism.

Does your child's teacher miss too much school?  Lansing State Journal

A majority of full-time teachers working in 11 Lansing School District buildings missed more than 10 days during the 2013-14 school year.

Fate of Red Cedar divides East Lansing school board candidates  Lansing State Journal

Update - A previous version of this story inaccurately stated Kath Edsall's workplace and the educational status of her children. It has been corrected.

Putnam: East Lansing neighborhood reviews racist deed restrictions, still alive in 2018  Lansing State Journal

It's not enforceable but the deed restriction is like a stain that won't wash out.

East Lansing breaks ground on Red Cedar Elementary, renovations to come  Spartan Newsroom

East Lansing's school board officially broke ground on Red Cedar Elementary, the first of six schools in the district set to undergo construction on April 9.

'I felt disrespected:' Student asked to take off head wrap, school apologizes  WILX-TV

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - East Lansing High School is apologizing to one of its students after a teacher asked her to remove her head wrap in the middle ...

East Lansing grad wins scholarship for distracted driving video  WILX-TV

A former East Lansing High School student has won a college scholarship contest for her message to teens about distracted driving. Kelley Sweitzer, who is a ...

Mr. Basketball: Michigan State commit Foster Loyer bringing swagger back to Breslin Center

At first glance, Foster Loyer looks more like a ball-boy than a Mr. Basketball. His boyish looks, slender build and short stature don't quite equate to being the ...

Family spreads hope after death of East Lansing student  WLNS

Tragically Sydney isn't the only East Lansing high school student to recently take her own life. According to others at the event, another female freshman student ...

Heritage High School girls basketball takes home state championship  WNEM Saginaw

The Heritage High School girls basketball team won the class A state championship.

Who is Larry Page? All there is to know about the founder of Google  Alphr

Not many people can claim to have changed the world in their 20s, but Larry Page certainly can. The co-founder of Google and CEO of Alphabet, Page ...

Director of Lansing public housing agency resigns amid criticism  Lansing State Journal

Lansing City Council members had been calling for Martell Armstrong to step down since June.

Michigan Miss Basketball winners: 1981-2018  Detroit Free Press

Jaida Hampton of East Lansing became the 37th winner of the Michigan Miss Basketball Award. Here's a list of every winner since 1981.

New high school athletic transfer rule  WILX-TV

A new transfer rule for high school student-athletes, to be put into effect 2018-19 school year.

Overnight, it's a new Michigan. Women sweep to power in change election.  Bridge Michigan

Welcome to Michigan, legalized pot (Proposition 1). So long, gerrymandering (Proposition 2). Hello, expanded voting rights (Proposition 3). Democrats and ...

HEALTH ALERT: East Lansing student who attended graduation ceremony Sunday, diagnosed with Whooping Cough  WLNS

EAST LANSING, MI (WLNS) - 6 News has learned that a student who graduated from East Lansing High School Sunday has been diagnosed with Whooping ...

Michigan high school football: Son of Swami Week 6 predictions  Detroit Free Press

The Son of Swami picks the top games in Michigan high school football for this week, inlcuding a battle of undefeated teams.

What's it like to be transgender in high school? Current, former students weigh in  Lansing State Journal

Williamston is the first district in the region to put into policy how it'll treat transgender students. It's unlikely to be the last.

Pewamo-Westphalia shuts out Ithaca, 38-0, in battle of Michigan football powers  Lansing State Journal

ALMA - The showdown between state powers Ithaca and Pewamo-Westphalia may not have lived up to the hype as far as competitiveness. But P-W showed just ...

Couch: For Lansing United, a better league, lost rivalries and big dreams  Lansing State Journal

Lansing United begins play its fifth season next week, its first in the Premier Development League, with hopes of moving up again.

From the Archives: High school graduations  Lansing State Journal

High school students across the United States are counting down the days until graduation. It's a bittersweet occasion.

Mila Murray  Spartan Newsroom

Mila Murray is a sophomore journalism student at Michigan State University expecting to graduate in 2020. She works as the student government reporter at The ...

Great Grads 2016: Lansing Catholic High School  Lansing State Journal

Parents: Carl Boehlert and Paula Somohano of Okemos.

East Lansing's co-op music scene fills live venue void  Spartan Newsroom

The co-op music scene is an answer to the lack of live-music venues in East Lansing. It provides a platform for up and coming musicians while offering entry to ...

Redistricting Forum Draws Nearly 600 in East Lansing  WKAR

In the 2016 election, Michigan House Republicans edged out Democrats by just 3000 votes. Yet, the GOP won more than 57 percent of all state House seats.

From foster care to fulfillment: U-M program gives hope to foster students across Michigan  University of Michigan News

ANN ARBOR—Cherish Fields spent many unsettled years moving around in foster care before proudly graduating from the University of Michigan with degrees ...

Summer deadline for Ingham County schools of choice  Spartan Newsroom

Thinking of sending your child to a school of choice? A complete rundown of how the schools of choice program works in Michigan, and specifically in Ingham ...

A memoir of MLK, MSU and discrimination in East Lansing  Lansing State Journal

The night Walter Neller knocked on his door, Robert L. Green had been helping his wife, Lettie, wash the dinner dishes. It was December 1962, and Green, who ...

Lansing public high schools struggling to make students college-ready  Spartan Newsroom

The Lansing Public School District has gained an outstanding reputation for their high schools from some. But others say the academics are as poor as Detroit ...

Data analysis: "Modern-day redlining" happening in Detroit and Lansing  Michigan Radio

It's been half a century since the federal government banned discrimination in the home mortgage industry. But a new analysis of mortgage data shows people.

Michigan high school football: Mick McCabe's Week 5 state rankings  Detroit Free Press

The Super 10, plus the top 10 teams in the eight divisions after five weeks of the 2018 Michigan high school football season.

The Good, The Bad, The Random during MSU football’s bye week  The Only Colors

Just because it's a bye doesn't mean MSU didn't have a great weekend.

Local piano student wins piano award  WILX-TV

An East Lansing High School student who has autism, and a gift for music, is the first winner of a new award. News 10's morning anchor Lora Painter finds out ...

Michigan State basketball commit Foster Loyer wins Mr. Basketball trophy  The Only Colors

I'll be honest, it's still a little bit hard for me to discuss Michigan State Spartans basketball right now, but there is some good news to report on following MSU's ...

Professor's tweets from her child's sex education class at Michigan high school go viral

Author and professor Alice Domurat Dreger was invited by her child to attend a health class lesson sexual education at an East Lansing school Wednesday.

Michigan high school football top performers of Week 5  Detroit Free Press

Here's who stood out in Week 5 of the Michigan high school football season across the state.

Local group hosts seminar on Child Abuse Prevention  WILX-TV

Area *service* organizations and medical and law enforcement professionals will be hosting an all day workshop on Saturday to teach parents, guardians, and ...

Halloween 2017: Lansing events, trick or treat hours, and more  Lansing State Journal

How to get your fright on: Your guide to a happy, haunted and fun Halloween in the greater Lansing area.

Michigan 2018 basketball recruits giving fans plenty of reason for excitement

East Lansing's Brandon Johns (23) blocks the shot of Jackson's Shonte Suddeth (0) in a boys basketball game at Jackson High School on Thursday, January 27 ...

FOX Sports analyst, J-Lo's boyfriend Alex Rodriguez visits Michigan State sports teams  Lansing State Journal

A-Rod, the former baseball superstar, was on Michigan State's campus today.

Debutantes carry on 52-year tradition  Lansing State Journal

The Les Meres et Debutantes presented three debutantes at its 52nd annual cotillion at the Lansing Center.

Faith helps heal survivors of head-on crash on I-96  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING – The last thing the police detective saw was a car hurtling so high over the Interstate 96 median he could see the vehicle's underside.

Free prom dresses still available  Lansing State Journal

April 19, 2016 UPDATE — Atiyaa Bolling is still hoping to give many girls their prom "princess moment." About 100 dresses were given away last weekend, but ...

East Lansing school bond supporters say main goal is to inform, not persuade  Spartan Newsroom

Supporters of the East Lansing school bond say they know they can't persuade every resident to support the bond, so they're focusing on making sure everyone ...

One of three races for county commissioners to be decided Tuesday  Houghton Lake resorter

There are three races for Roscommon County commissioner seats. One race will be determined Aug. 7 in the primary election. In District 2, Glenn Artz is vying.

These 20 high school seniors are receiving full-ride scholarships to UNC Charlotte  The Charlotte Observer

A group of 20 high school seniors were announced as recipients of UNC Charlotte's Levine Scholars Program. It awards each student with a full-ride scholarship ...

Breaking: Top Rated In-State Basketball Player Brandon Johns Commits To Michigan  Maize n Brew

Four-star forward and top in-state recruit from East Lansing High School commits to Michigan.

Eli Pales  Spartan Newsroom

Eli Pales is a political science and journalism major graduating in 2019. Eli is from Aurora, Colorado, and enjoys talking about current events and political issues ...

Music is in the air and Summer concert series calendar  City Pulse

While summer doesn't officially start until June 20, we're already seeing one of Greater Lansing's telltale signs of summer: lawn chair-toting families emerging ...

Alumna, student earn prestigious scholarships for graduate study abroad  MSUToday

A Michigan State University alumna and a senior have earned prestigious scholarships to pursue graduate study abroad. Clara Lepard, an Honors College ...

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