Lansing

Timothy Muffitt photo
Courtesy: Timothy Muffitt / Lansing Symphony Orchestra

Michigan classical fans may have noticed that the Lansing Symphony’s season is off to a late start. That’s because this past summer’s new roof project at the Wharton Center meant pushing back a few weeks. But WKAR’s Jamie Paisley spoke with Maestro Timothy Muffitt about how the LSO used the October start to its advantage.


R.E. Olds Museum photo
Courtesy photo / R.E. Olds Museum

The city of Lansing has agreed to sell the building housing the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum to the museum’s operators.

Various signs of medical marijuana dispensaries in Lansing.
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

Medical marijuana users who buy from dispensaries will need to find a new source by December 15th. Cheyna Roth reports.

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All week on "Morning Edition with Brooke Allen" we are hearing the viewpoints of different issues from Lansing mayoral candidates Judi Brown Clarke and Andy Schor. Their interviews were taped separately and about a week apart. On Friday, both told us what makes Lansing special to them and their families.


All week on "Morning Edition with Brooke Allen" we are hearing the viewpoints of different issues from Lansing mayoral candidates Judi Brown Clarke and Andy Schor. Their interviews were taped separately and about a week apart. Tuesday's topic is city council divisiveness. 


Jamie Paisley

On Saturday August 26th, the streets of REO Town in Lansing were shut down for the 7th Annual Art Attack competition. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley spoke with the artists contending to take 1st prize.


This week on Current State, a talk with one of the candidates running for mayor of Lansing. Also, meet the former educator in Grand Ledge public schools inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame! We'll take a stroll along a Michigan Labor Day holiday tradition. 


Lansing
WKAR File Photo / WKAR-MSU

An audit says a Michigan agency used more than $330,000 in federal anti-blight and mortgage relief funds to provide free parking for contract employees in downtown Lansing.

The Whitsett Group

On Thursday, Lansing will tear down an old auditorium to make way for affordable apartment units. 


three police officers
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Law enforcement officers in mid-Michigan are expanding their efforts to help care for victims of opioid addiction.


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Democrats Andy Schor and Judi Brown Clarke will face each other in November in a contest that will decide which one will become the next mayor of Lansing.


Front of Lansing City Hall building
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Lansing City Pulse publisher Berl Schwartz talked with WKAR's Kevin Lavery a day before the August 8, 2017 Lansing Mayoral Primary. He talked about the expected turnout for the mayoral and city council candidate races. 

Courtesy Rina Risper

Thursday night, a crowd will gather at the steps of the Michigan State Capitol Building. They won’t be there to hear a political stump speech though, it is poetry that brings these people together.


WKAR File Photo / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled that pay cuts for Michigan Department of Corrections workers five years ago were properly handled.

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