CS130618 http://wkar.org en Current State #110 | June 18, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-110-june-18-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: Ingham County Land Bank; a tour of the Greater Lansing Hall of Fame; stocking fish in the Great Lakes; and Lord Huron, an indie rock band with local roots.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:10:37 +0000 Current State 37786 at http://wkar.org Ingham County Land Bank helps build neighborhoods http://wkar.org/post/ingham-county-land-bank-helps-build-neighborhoods <p><a href="http://www.inghamlandbank.org/">The Ingham County Land Bank,</a> is currently going through a bit of a renovation. Chairman and County Treasurer Eric Schertzing along with the organization's new Executive Director Jeff Burdick discuss the current changes to the ICLB, including the organization's new pilot project involving transportation, which will be the first public bike-sharing program in Michigan.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:04:34 +0000 Current State 37780 at http://wkar.org Ingham County Land Bank helps build neighborhoods Local legends fill the Lansing Sports Hall of Fame http://wkar.org/post/local-legends-fill-lansing-sports-hall-fame <p><a href="http://lansingsportshalloffame.org/index.html">The Greater Lansing Sports Hall of Fame,</a> located within the <a href="http://www.lansingcenter.com/">Lansing Center,</a> showcases a wealth of local athletic talent. Home to memorabilia from 228 individuals and 46 teams, the Hall of Fame celebrates the world class athletic talent that Mid-Michigan has produced. <em>WKAR</em>’s Al Martin toured of the Hall of Fame with Executive Director and 1994 inductee Bob Every.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:50:05 +0000 Current State 37782 at http://wkar.org Local legends fill the Lansing Sports Hall of Fame The history of fish stocking in the Great Lakes http://wkar.org/post/history-fish-stocking-great-lakes <p>Brown trout, Chinook and coho salmon &nbsp;are all currently stocked in one or more of the Great Lakes, however none of these prized catches are native to the basin. These fish were stocked to help manage <a href="http://greatlakesecho.org/2009/09/03/alewives-the-trouble-they-cause-and-the-salmon-that-love-them/">invasive species</a> and to build a sport fishery. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:53:15 +0000 Current State 37778 at http://wkar.org The history of fish stocking in the Great Lakes Local band Lord Huron returns to Lansing http://wkar.org/post/local-band-lord-huron-returns-lansing <p>Ben Schneider, Mark Bary and Tom Renauda from Okemos, along with Miguel Briseno of Eaton Rapids and Californian Karl Kerfoot have been making waves with their band <a href="http://www.lordhuron.com/">Lord Huron</a>.&nbsp; Now based in Los Angeles, Lord Huron is touring to support their album "Lonesome Dreams."</p><p><i>Current State's</i> Scott Pohl spoke with Ben Schneider about his music, and growing up in a media savvy household with his parents, well-known Lansing PR executive Sharon Emery and longtime <i>Lansing State Journal</i> columnist John Schneider.</p><p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:23:06 +0000 Current State 37777 at http://wkar.org Local band Lord Huron returns to Lansing