With 2,709 COVID-19 cases in Ingham County, Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail said about 40% — or 980 — come from the first two weeks of September alone. About 700 or more of them, she said, are likely related to MSU, though more data analysis will be required to make a final determination.
Community members will be required to participate in a health screening and wear face coverings within the facility upon reopening. However, face coverings will not be required when swimming or in locker room showers. Temperatures will also be taken during the health screening.
East Lansing PD is looking to hire two social workers instead of two more patrol officers. One MSU professor believes, along with city officials, that it's a step in the right direction.
“I obviously did not expect to be in the position that I am right now," Stephens said. "I didn’t even expect to be mayor pro tem. Being mayor pro tem was a really big honor in itself because that showed my fellow council members had some faith in me to be a leader on the council already, which was really, honestly, very, very humbling for me — and I was proud of that.”
Joe Biden questioned Donald Trump's handling of COVID-19 while Trump spoke against Bidenu2019s son saying he assisted in the sale of a Michigan car company overseas. Each candidate made a series of claims. We selected some of the important statements and fact-checked them to verify their accuracy.
Students should self-quarantine for at least 14 days to prevent further transmission of COVID-19 in Ingham County
Despite the ramifications for political campaigns dependent on college voters, Slotkin, who is seeking re-election against Paul Junge, said MSU President Samuel L. Stanley's move to online learning was the right decision.
Former MSU Police Deputy Chief Valerie O'Brien, who was placed on administrative leave with her husband and former MSU PD detective JJ Bradac in 2019, has returned after more than a year. Her husband, Bradac, is no longer employed by MSU or the department.
Futures for Frontliners, the first program of its kind in the nation, provides those who have worked the front lines throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the ability to earn free college credit at any of the state’s 28 public community colleges.
With 124 cases connected to MSU students, Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail warns continuing to party will see a rise in deaths for the older population in November and December.
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor announced on Sept. 8 that the Lansing City Market will become the Lansing Shuffleboard & Social Club, with an opening planned for Spring or Summer of 2022.
Seventeen fraternities voted in favor of the moratorium. The vote, which took place in August, needed 19 votes to pass. According to a letter from MSU Associate Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life Guillermo Flores, 11 MSU fraternities voted against a temporary prohibition of certain social events during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Robert L. Green, an activist against racial discrimination, spoke at the Human Relations Commission's special online meeting commemorating the first meeting in 1963. Other discussion revolved around making edits to Ordinance 1491, East Lansing's disorderly conduct code.