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7 UpFront: East Lansing's mayor outlines COVID concerns as Big 10 football begins

Posted at 7:49 PM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 19:49:10-04
(WXYZ) —

Big Ten college football returns this weekend with both Michigan and Michigan State taking to the field.

This will be the first time each school has played since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the NCAA to put restrictions on the teams. However, the games come as some mayors of Big Ten towns are raising concerns about spikes in their communities.

We're talking with one of the mayors who wrote an open letter to the conference outlining those concerns, East Lansing Mayor Aaron Stephens.

You can see the full interview in the video player above.