The city of Ypsilanti will maintain its membership in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce. A resolution to withdraw form the organization was defeated Tuesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
The Washtenaw County Medical Examiner's office is bringing in some additional experts to help them with the process of determining Julia Niswender's cause of death. That's the word from Ypsilanti police, who also say they're following up on leads they've received, but can't offer any additional details. Niswender's death is being investigated as a possible homicide.
The Superintendent of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District is recommending that the unified Ypsilanti-Willow Run school board keep Perry Child Development Center and the elementary schools in the consolidated district open next school year. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
The Superintendent of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District is recommending that the unified Ypsilanti-Willow Run School Board keep Perry Child Development Center and the elementary schools in the Ypsilanti and Willow Run districts open next school year.
The investigation into how 23 yerar-old Julia Niswender died continues, as the Eastern Michigan University student is laid to rest. A funeral service was held today for Niswender, who was found dead in her off-campus apartment last Tuesday night. Ypsilanti police spent the weekend talking to people in the area surrounding the Peninsular Place apartments, trying to find out if anyone saw or heard anything that might be helpful to the investigation. Niswender's death is being investigated as a possible homicide, although the cause of her death has not yet been determined.
The "Friends of the Rutherford Pool" have raised $750,ooo to rebuild the public pool used by Ypsilanti residents, but higher than expected costs mean more fundraising needs to be done. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
With interviews completed, the Washtenaw Intermediate School District board now faces the challenge of choosing seven people to serve on the Board of Education for the consolidated Ypsilanti-Willow Run school district.
Voters in the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts have approved consolidation of the districts. Washtenaw Intermediate School District Superintendent Scott Menzel discusses what's next with WEMU's David Fair.