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Lansing park plays host to BMX state qualifiers


Danyelle Morrow / The State News

Eaton Rapids, Mich., resident Dominic Freeman, 11, left, and East Lansing resident Eric Kolar, 11, race during a practice run on Aug. 10, 2014, at Capitol Area BMX in Lansing. Bikers of all ages were participating in the day's events. Danyelle Morrow/The State News

Lansing park plays host to BMX state qualifiers



People of all ages came out on Sunday to race their bikes at Gier Park in Lansing for a State Qualifier Race. Capital Area BMX, a non profit organization through USA BMX, hosted the event for participants of all ages.

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Feature Photos Summer 2014



MSU alumni unite for night of music-making at The Loft



Los Angeles resident Lauren LoGrasso came back to her home state of Michigan for what she called a “mini-tour,” and approached Detroit resident Joei Redd and Lansing resident Sonya Major to be her openers.Originally, LoGrasso said she moved out to ... Read more



Twitchell's Dry Cleaners is home to rich history



Assistant manager Allen Gies said the employees share a hospitable relationship with their customers. From regulars such as the Spartan Marching Band and the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center to people simply passing through the city, he added they ... Read more


MSU employee to embark on 3,100-mile long hike



Dawson, who is slated to retire in March, has served MSU as a faculty member for more than five years. As he nears his retirement date, Dawson decided to make plans for philanthropy when his time at MSU is finished. Dawson will be 64 when he starts his ... Read more