Red Cedar http://wkar.org en Michigan kayaker, author on state's best paddling http://wkar.org/post/michigan-kayaker-author-states-best-paddling <p></p><p>Michigan is famous for being the Great Lake state, but is also permeated by hundreds of rivers and streams.&nbsp; According to the state <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/mdot" target="_blank">Department of Transportation</a>, there are 36,000 miles of streams in Michigan. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:36:26 +0000 Mark Bashore 55152 at http://wkar.org Michigan kayaker, author on state's best paddling Current State #67 | April 16, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-67-april-16-2013 <p></p><p>Today on&nbsp;<em>Current State</em>: Lansing city budget; Red Cedar now open for fishing ; Wharton Center reveals new season; and a <em>Public Poetry Announcement </em>with<em>&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Carl Phillips</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">.</em></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:31:25 +0000 Current State 34358 at http://wkar.org Red Cedar welcomes fish and anglers http://wkar.org/post/red-cedar-welcomes-fish-and-anglers <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 16pt; line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;In December, the </span>MSU<span style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 16pt; line-height: 200%;"> Board of Trustee's lifted a 1960's ordinance, which banned fishing on campus. Students are now allowed to fish the Red Cedar in designated areas. To promote fishing on the river, the Department of Natural Resources released 3,000 fish into the river on Monday. Some </span>MSU<span style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 16pt; line-height: 200%;"> students and staff hope welcoming anglers will help improve the river’s reputation.</span><span style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 16pt; line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:17:29 +0000 Current State 34356 at http://wkar.org Red Cedar welcomes fish and anglers EL superintendent defends Red Cedar decision http://wkar.org/post/el-superintendent-defends-red-cedar-decision <p>The East Lansing school district is preparing for a federal review of allegations of racial bias. The review was triggered by a complaint that its decision to close Red Cedar Elementary School will disproportionately harm students of color at the school.&nbsp; District officials defend their decision by pointing to various demographic patterns-mainly one that shows a declining student population in the neighborhood.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:59:21 +0000 Mark Bashore 1930 at http://wkar.org EL superintendent defends Red Cedar decision