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The East Lansing Board of Education is poised to promote Acting Superintendent Dori Leyko to the job permanently.


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The East Lansing school district is seeing some turnover in leadership.


2017 East Lansing Art Festival

May 8, 2017
Bird eye view of festival
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Sat. May 20 - Sun. May 21 in Downtown East Lansing | Join WKAR at the 2017 East Lansing Art Festival! 

Netzel, MSU’s top golfer this season, explains in a video series what he’s thinking on the course – and it may change your approach.

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East Lansing narrowly passes a $94-million proposal to fund new schools. Millage renewals in Haslett and the Jackson ISD were also approved.


East Lansing voters photo
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It’s election day in several local school districts, including East Lansing. The $94-million proposal in East Lansing would fund construction of some new elementary schools and other school upgrades in the district.


Jamie Paisley

For the past couple weeks, most of MSU’s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum has been shut down. They’ve been preparing to open a new display which has taken over all of the main galleries. WKAR's Jamie Paisley spoke with some of the minds behind this exhibit called “The Transported Man.”


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Part two highlighting some of the visiting artists and lectures coming to East Lansing as part of the just-announced 2017-18 season of the Wharton Center.


Tom Anastos to Step Down as MSU Hockey Coach

Mar 21, 2017
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Tom Anastos is stepping down as head coach of the MSU hockey program. 

Harding sisters carry on family MSU golf legacy

Mar 10, 2017
MSU Athletic Communications

EAST LANSING – It’s not unusual for siblings to grow up playing sports together.

But redshirt freshman Caroline Harding and her sister, freshman Priscilla Harding, know they are quite unusual, with the rare opportunity to play on the same college golf team. The Harding sisters are part of the Michigan State golf team, but in reality, they’re simply carrying on their family’s Spartan legacy on the links.

Their father, Tom Harding, was a three-year letterwinner for MSU golf for MSU in the mid-80s..

East Lansing’s Hoekstra continues to lead Trojans, despite injury

Mar 10, 2017
Steve Finamore

EAST LANSING - From a distance, the East Lansing varsity boys basketball huddle looks pretty average. But get a little closer, and things start to sound quite unusual.

Current Sports | March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017
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Claressa Shields; MSU Men's Basketball; Michigan Men's Basketball; Connor Clark; Big Ten Tournament; Kirk Cousins; Washington Redskins; Josh Jackson; NFL Free Agency 


man trims tree near power line
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

UPDATE: With powerful winds knocking down trees and power lines on Wednesday, Michigan utilities are working to restore service. A month ago, Kevin Lavery reported on tree trimming efforts aimed at reducing the impact of storms.


Current Sports | March 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017
Aaron McMann

Michigan State Men's Basketball; Big Ten Tournament; Malik McDowell; Aaron McMann; MLIVE; Detroit Pistons; Detroit Lions 


City Center District rendering
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A major new development project in downtown East Lansing has been unveiled by city officials and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership.

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