Mike Ellis, Lansing StateJournal

Mike Ellis

Lansing StateJournal

Michigan, United States

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Recent articles by Mike:

Former MSU player Jason Strayhorn resigns from state education board, faces real estate lawsuit

Jason Strayhorn's future as an MSU announcer is uncertain. He is being sued and accused of failing to pay investors in his real estate company → Read More

Twin matriarchs: Lansing sisters celebrate 90th birthdays, family history of twins

Lansing residents and twins Leola Watts and Cleola Crawford have for years believed they were born in 1933. And they still believe it's quite likely. → Read More

Direct flights from Lansing to Orlando to begin later this year

Houston, Texas-based Avelo Airlines will offer two flights a week to Orlando beginning in October from the Capital Region International Airport. → Read More

East Lansing, Meridian get large state grant to improve drinking water system

The money will go toward a water main replacement and a filtration change → Read More

Three unconscious people revived at Holt bar Friday night, Narcan used

Three people were unconscious in a Holt establishment, revived. Sheriff said they could have died if not for quick response. → Read More

Group of Lansing Township residents want to be annexed into the city of Lansing

The residents want to have more security for the future and many are worried about the financial woes of Lansing Township, said John DeMarco. → Read More

Lansing area school, community leaders push for tough conversations about guns

Ingham ISD Superintendent Jason Mellema said difficult conversations — many of them about guns — need to happen to make schools safer. → Read More

Superhero wedding: Batman and Wonder Woman tie knot at Capital City Comic Con

The #Wonderbat wedding of Lansing Batman and Capital City Wonder Woman shows the depth of the men and women who help sick kids in costumed character → Read More

Trailblazing Lansing superintendent who led desegregation effort dies at 92

Matthew Prophet was instrumental in desegregating Lansing schools, said friends and coworkers who remember the his firm and kind approach → Read More

Trailblazing Lansing superintendent who led desegregation effort dies at 92

Matthew Prophet was instrumental in desegregating Lansing schools, said friends and coworkers who remember the his firm and kind approach → Read More

Anderson Starbucks unionizes, the first unanimous vote in the South, union group says

The Anderson Starbucks unanimously voted to unionize. It is the first unanimous vote in the South. → Read More

Greenville native, character actor Bo Hopkins of “American Graffiti” and more, dies

Bo Hopkins, character actor, was in “The Wild Bunch,” “White Lightning, “Midnight Express,” as well as gang leader Joe Young in “American Graffiti.” → Read More

Columbiana Centre shooting: Third person arrested in South Carolina mall shooting

The third person accused of taking part in the South Carolina mall shooting on Easter weekend has been charged → Read More

Anderson man convicted of murder in 2019 shooting at apartment complex

An Anderson man was convicted Thursday of murder and a weapons offense for a 2019 shooting at an apartment complex. → Read More

World War II veteran buried in Anderson, identified decades after combat death

Lost for 78 years, World War II veteran Grady Haskell Canup buried in Anderson, one of many veterans identified decades after combat deaths. → Read More

What we know: Two dead including gunman, one injured after shooting at Anderson plant

Officials say gunman quit the day before shooting at Anderson manufacturing plant, killing one person, injuring another and dying of suicide. → Read More

Anderson city election: Low turnout but smooth sailing for voters

A slate of unopposed incumbents won, with two seats contested in Anderson city election going to Matt Harbin and Luis Martinez II → Read More

One dead after shooting in Easley SC

One injured and one killed in Easley shooting near Eddie Avenue. → Read More

Everything to know about City of Anderson elections on April 5

City of Anderson residents will vote April 5 for city council seats and mayor. Two council seats are contested. → Read More

Off-duty Pickens County sheriff's captain faces DUI charge after Jeep found in ditch

Pickens County Sheriff's Office Capt. Rodney Thomas has been placed on administrative leave. His Jeep was found in a ditch near a restaurant in Easley → Read More