| October 14, 2021
Ingham CountyThis is the map of 15 districts adopted by the Ingham County Commission in October, 2021. After weeks of meetings, the Ingham County Apportionment Commission has chosen a new map for commission districts. The map, proposed by Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum, was adopted by the Commission at its Oct. 8 meeting.
Graph showing COVID-19 cases in the East Lansing School District, created through Floruish. As of Oct. 6, the East Lansing School District has had 24 in-person students and/or staff in quarantine for COVID-19.
The first Fashion Fiber Festival, presented by local businesses Seams and Woven Art Yarn Shop, will be this Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on 325A Grove Street in East Lansing.
Since Keys to Manifestation opened on July 11, Lansing residents have had the one-stop shop to manifest their destiny. If you have never heard of manifestation or the law of attraction, this small business is the perfect place to start. The store sells crystals, art, books, jewelry, self-care items, and more. They also offer services and host events such as tarot card readings, reiki and classes.
The “Hamstercage”, or Division Street Parking Garage has been a big orange and blue part of East Lansing since 1988. And right underneath it, is something new this year. “What has been occurring is a part of a larger project we’ve been implementing to activate our downtown,” Community and Economic Development Administrator Adam Cummins said. […]
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Michigan State basketball hosts Duke in one of the biggest regular season matchups! Plus, football is going “bowling” after a win on senior night against Maryland. That and more on this weeks Spartan Sports Report!
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RAPIDS RESTORATION: Efforts are underway to restore the namesake rapids in downtown Grand Rapids, a drive that proponents say will create recreational, economic, tourism and ecological benefits. The Grand, the state’s longest river, runs from Hillsdale County through Lansing and Grand Rapids to Grand Haven on Lake Michigan. Experts from the Grand Rapids Public Museum, MSU Extension and Grand Rapids Development Center explain. By Kristia Postema. FOR GRAND RAPIDS BUSINESS, HILLSDALE, HOLLAND, LANSING CITY PULSE, IONIA, CORP! GREENVILLE, WKTV and ALL POINTS.
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Kayla NelsenSeams Fabric and Mercantile in East Lansing. Since 2019, Woven Art Yarn Shop and Seams Sewing and Mercantile in East Lansing have been entwined in a partnership that celebrates slow fashion by encouraging customers to make clothing by hand with sustainably sourced materials.
By ELAINE MALLONCapital News Service
LANSING — Heads up!
Female high school athletes are at a greater risk than males for continuing to play after a concussion, according to a recent Michigan State University study. Across all sports with male and female athletes, the risk is 1.33 times higher for females, it found,
That means girls and young women who play such sports as soccer, basketball and softball are less likely than males to receive immediate medical care, according to the study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
And that makes females more susceptible to a repeat concussion and more likely to have twice as long a recovery time, according to the study.
Researchers examined concussions reported in the Michigan High School Athletic Association's Head Injury Reporting System between 2016 and 2019 in 22 sports with both male and female teams.
Between those years, 4,118 concussions fitting that criteria were reported.
While 66% of all concussions in Michigan high school sports happened to males, the numbers were reversed when looking only at sports that both sexes play.
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