Quark!, the new store that opened Aug. 4, 2021 on Grand River Avenue, offers a variety of carefully curated products selected to spark curiosity and joy in customers.
"One of the things I’m really proud of is that I’ve been a very effective lawmaker,” Rep. Sarah Anthony, D-Lansing, said. “I’ve been able to get quite a few bills signed into law despite being in the minority party... and it’s been bills that help veterans, students and small businesses.”
“We worked really hard to give [voters] clarity last year on how to vote, to ensure no matter where they lived or who they voted for that their vote would count,” Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said.
Six women who came to positions of power during the pandemic shared their stories at a Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce ceremony Sept. 8.
Michigan, having been a crucial swing state in the 2020 election, stands to be an interesting landscape for 2022 campaigns and candidates trying to make their way into the public’s good graces. A highly contentious gubernatorial race, along with the highly-anticipated results of the Citizens’ Independent Redistricting Commission, could change the state’s political tides along the lines of issues like COVID-19, voting rights and racial justice.
According to the press release, a fully vaccinated student who came in close contact with a COVID-positive student can continue going to in-person classes if they closely monitor symptoms for 14 days after exposure and continue to follow the mask mandate. If an unvaccinated student was masked and less than three feet apart in an indoor setting, they can remain in school if they wear a mask, too.
MSUPD Deputy Chief Traci Ruiz, head of MSUPD Community Engagement Bureau and the Community Support Bureau, has been placed on administrative leave.
Two new emergency orders have been issued in Ingham County to mitigate the 515% increase in COVID-19 cases in people aged 0-17.
Former MSUPD Captain Valerie O'Brien will spend a year on probation after pleading guilty to carrying a concealed weapon.
Currently, East Lansing Police Department and East Lansing Fire Department are performing safety checks by knocking on doors in areas with high flooding. The Department of Public Works staff is also closing off flooded roads, inspecting sewers and arranging storm response services as needed.