Humane society connects families to pets

The Capital Area Humane Society held a fundraiser in Grand Ledge earlier this month. The proceeds of the fundraiser will go toward its operations and helping animals in the shelter’s care find their forever home. Kelly Chesser of Grand Ledge is one of the many who have adopted a furry friend from the Capital Area Humane Society.

Traffic passes on the Bridge Street bridge over the Grand River in downtown Grand Ledge.

3 compete in race for Grand Ledge mayor

Grand Ledge voters have chance to choose a new mayor on Tuesday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. There are three candidates for Grand Ledge mayor: Michael Coll, Michael Dean Doty and incumbent Thomas J. Sowle Jr. All three men came to the city in a different way.

Grand Ledge area women meet to knit as part of the Crafting with a Cause group. They work on items such as blankets for those in need.

Group knits together Grand Ledge community

Cheryl Mulder started Crafting for a Cause in fall 2016 as a way to give back to the Grand Ledge area. Group members spend their time around a large table knitting and talking with one another. They started off making hats and other items. Their finished products go to multiple area charities.