Okemos

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

Meredian Township Manager Frank Walsh talked with Brooke Allen for our "Mondays with the Mayor" segment.  He talked about families, nature trails and the township's 75th anniversary celebration. 


(L to R) Bishop Earl Boyea, Father Jonathan Wehrle, Attorney Lawrence Nolan, Assistant County Prosecutor Andrew Stevens.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Two bishops took the stand in the preliminary hearing for former Okemos priest Jonathan Wehrle today. The court is trying to decide if the case will go to trial.

 

 


Court Room
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

A judge is deciding whether to send the case against Rev. Jonathan Wehrle to trial. Bishop Earl Boyea is expected to testify in Ingham County's 55th District Court Friday.

Former MSU Baseball Star Magsig Still Making Impact In Okemos

May 18, 2017
Zachary Manning / WKAR

Phil Magsig has overcome health issues to return to the sport he loves

WKAR-MSU

Michigan priest charged with embezzling money from Okemos church.

An Okemos Public Schools assistant principal has resigned following an investigation into racist comments he allegedly posted on Facebook. 

woman holding black curtain
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The Hall of Fame will host its next induction ceremony in a brand new location. In April, the organization will move out of the historic Cooley-Haze House in Lansing and into a space in the Meridian Mall in Okemos.

 


cellist performing
courtesy / Tanya Ell

Jamie Paisley talks with Okemos native and current Cleveland Orchestra cellist Tanya Ell about her return to Michigan to play with the Lansing Symphony


Henry Kwok in his restaurant
Jamie Paisley / WKAR-MSU

This weekend, many stores and restaurants will be closed for Christmas. But there is one group of businesses who thrive when most everyone else takes the day off.


Okemos' Buckland stars on softball diamond and helps team win

May 10, 2016

OKEMOS, Mich. - Softball player Kate Buckland is proof that any athlete can excel with commitment, training, and hard work. Buckland says she wasn't born with the skills to be a great softball player, but reached elite level play with the help of many coaches over the years and hard work. She is headed to play Division I softball as a catcher at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.

Current Sports | 3/11/16 | #657

Mar 14, 2016
WKAR

Tribute to Williamston boy's basketball coach Jason Bauer, a look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament, and a chat with Okemos High School boy's basketball coach Jeff Wonch. 

Seth Kinker / WKAR

The Okemos High School athletic department officially unveiled its new strength and conditioning center to the public on Wednesday evening. 

Mason and Okemos soccer teams "Compete for a Cause"

Nov 2, 2015
Erin Eschels / WKAR

The Mason and Okemos boys soccer programs met in September for the "Compete for a Cause" game at Okemos High School. Raising funds and awareness in the fight of childhood cancer was the goal for the event. It marked the first ever night-time soccer game for Okemos High School.

Current Sports #556 | September 25, 2015

Sep 25, 2015

Big 12 Background Checks, College Football Previews, Michigan State-Central Michigan, Ira Childress, Reflection Friday, and NFL Pick 'em.


Current Sports #480 | May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015

After a long Memorial Day weekend, Current Sports returns to the radio. Al and Isaac kick off the show trying to identify and solve the problems associated with the Tigers' three game skid. Then, Al and Isaac look back on the playoffs this year and have their opinions diverge over the punishment of Matthew Dellavedova and Al Horford. Then, hear Current State's Kevin Lavery talk about the movement for cricket in Okemos before the show closes with a belated 'Weekend Winners.'


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