The Michigan High school Athletic Association reports that, after boys football, girls basketball and soccer have the next highest reported concussions in the state. Trainers and members of the MHSAA are working to find ways to better protect those athletes.
Failure of income tax proposal will likely mean higher property taxes and cuts in services, city officials have said. In a three-candidate race for two City Council spots, MSU student Aaron Stephens unseated incumbent Susan Woods. The first-place vote-getter was incumbent Ruth Beier.
East Lansing citizens, Michigan State alumni and students gathered along Grand River for the annual homecoming parade Oct. 20. Onlookers cheered as Grand Marshall Tyler Oakley, a 2012 graduate of Michigan State and YouTube star, rode past, along with the sounds of the Spartan Marching Band and high school bands.
On Saturday, construction crews began tearing down the former Citizens Bank building on the corner of Grand River and Abbot after many years of vacancy. That should make Grand River Avenue look better by the end of the month. The decision to move forward was made by East Lansing City Council after Convexity Properties committed to continuing demolition of the properties at 100-140 W Grand River Ave. as originally planned.