By Tony Black |
With excess rain and snowmelt, the Red Cedar River flooding is the worst it’s been in years. The school of journalism sat down with Judge Aquilina about the Larry Nassar case. Plus, two MSU international students are bringing a southern flair to Grand River. In sports, we take a look at how seniors celebrate their final game at home.
A State of Emergency was declared this week by Lansing Mayor Andy Schor and Lansing Township Supervisor Diontrae Hayes after several street closures and resident evacuations. Those living in Urbandale, Sycamore Park, Knollwood Willow, Baker, Cherry Hill, Riverpoint, Tecumseh River and Ravenswood neighborhoods were all encouraged to temporarily leave their home. Michael Tobin, Lansing Emergency Management Division Chief, said that volunteers were sent out Wednesday evening to go door to door and alert residents.
Cats curl on up the chairs, lounge in corners and patrol his shelves as they roam freely in Catfe Lounge in Ferndale. Founded in 2015, and believed to be the first of its kind in Michigan, the cafe functions as a cozy place for potential pet parents to adopt cats. Catfe is a part of the Ferndale Cat Shelter, a nonprofit cat rescue organization.
MASON — There is a long-overdue need for Ingham County to replace their deteriorating jail facility. The discussion is a standing item on the county commission agenda, as a plan is in the works to efficiently make the necessary moves to put it in motion. A significant part of the jail was built in 1964, making those areas 54 years old, and has never been closed once during that span.