Waterloo Farm Museum Restoration and Repair Projects Recap for 2015

Apr 13, 2016

The Waterloo Farm Museum offer a vivid look into 19th century pioneer life. Highlights for this museum include a farmhouse built in 1850s and a a rare restored wooden Perkins windmill. As with any historic building maintenance and restoartion


Chicago-Based Indie Band Fort Frances Adds Jackson to the Reasons Why Michigan Is So Awesome list

Apr 07, 2016

David from Fort Frances here — we are so excited to head your way for a show at The Wax on Saturday, April 23. One of our favorite memories as a band includes our show last fall down the road in


Emmons Service Inc. Donates $10,000 to Cascades Renovation

Mar 28, 2016

Emmons Service Inc., a local waste hauler serving Jackson County since 1918, has made a generous donation of $10,000 to the Cascades Renovation Project. This money will go towards Phase II of the six phase renovation project. Phase II will be the


NEWS: Keloorah back bigger and better with 12 acts over June and August

Mar 22, 2016

Alternative rock featured in June and country music takes the stage in August BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 22, 2016) — NASCAR race fans and music festival fans both will have reasons to celebrate this summer at Michigan International Speedway. Keloorah, a music festival


NEWS: Selling Jackson’s Hidden Treasures Helps Realtors Sell Jackson

Mar 17, 2016

March 16, 2016 Jackson, MI –Realtors in Jackson have gained the skills to not only sell a Jackson home but the Jackson quality of life too through the Jackson Certified Program. Experience Jackson and the Jackson Area


NEWS: NASCAR XFINITY Series race at MIS named Menards 250 presented by Valvoline

Mar 14, 2016

BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 14, 2016) — Michigan International Speedway (MIS) officials are proud to partner with Menards ® and Valvoline™ to bring fans the Menards 250 presented by Valvoline on June 11 While Valvoline has had a presence in NASCAR for years, this


Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival Weekend Itinerary

Feb 25, 2016

Still need tickets for the Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival on Saturday, March 12th? Click here to get them at the Jackson County Fair Box Office Website or call (517) 788-4405.  Now that you've got


Stories From Cell Block 7: Women in Prisons

Feb 09, 2016

By Abbey Williamson, Visitor Services Staff, Originally appeared in the Cell Block 7 email newsletter, January 29, 2016 Women prisons are a relatively new concept that came about in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. As early are the 1870&rsquo


Black History Month: A Jackson Michigan Woman’s Cause

Feb 04, 2016

Lucy Thurman was perhaps the most prominent black woman temperance activist in the Midwest. When we think of temperance we think, “Oh those mean old ladies that didn’t want us to drink”. After watching Ken Burns


Congratulations to Jackson Public Schools on Becoming Jackson Certified

Feb 03, 2016

For Immediate Release  Rebecca Calkins, Communications Director (517) 764-4440 February 3, 2016 Jackson, MI – Jackson Public Schools was the first school district to accept the Jackson Certified Challenge and become Jackson Certified. It is our pleasure to announce


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