Zoo to charge in winter; will march in the moose

By Jacqlyn Burnett
Ingham County staff writer

This is the first year Potter Park Zoo is charging admission from November to March. Coming up at Potter Park Zoo is March in The Moose. On March 15, the zoo will hold the March In the Moose benefit from 6-9:30 p.m. at Potter House. There will be dinner, an animal presentation and a performance by concert pianist Sergei Kvitko. This event will help fund the transportation of the Moose’s from Alaska and help make Lansing feel like their home.

Ingham County Commission results

By Evan Kreager
Ingham County Chronicle staff writer

Lansing, Mich—At 7 a.m. Nov. 6, polling locations across the country opened to voters. Some of us have participated in countless presidential elections. Others are voting for the very first time. In an area like Ingham County that is home to one of the largest universities in the county, the latter of the two groups of voters is exceptionally large.

County Commission down 2 seats for election

By Evan Kreager
Ingham County Chronicle staff writer

Elections this fall are bringing a change to Ingham County. This November there will be only 14 seats on the ballot for county commissioner, a loss of two districts from the 16 that the county has had for the past decade. According to Commissioner Carol Koenig, the cutback is based on a population decrease in the county. “Every 10 years the census tells us if we have lost population, which we have,” Koenig said. The result is two fewer seats on the board.