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Walking Tour of Downtown Jackson

May 31, 2016

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If you haven’t heard, there’s a lot happening downtown these days. Downtown Jackson has had no shortage of changes, plans and initiatives throughout the years. But today’s plans, even with my limited experience, seem

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2016 Memorial Day Celebrations in Jackson Michigan

May 23, 2016

Memorial Day, the unoffical start of summer, is almost here! That means it's time to get together with family and friends and celebrate in Jackson, Michigan.  Fireworks Saturday, May 28 | Start of Summer Memorial Day Fireworks at The Cascades

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2016 Labor Day Celebrations in Jackson Michigan

May 23, 2016

Labor Day, the unoffical end of summer, is almost here! That means it's time to get together with family and friends and celebrate in Jackson, Michigan.  Fireworks Saturday, September 3 | End of Summer Labor Day Fireworks at The Cascades

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Top 5 Nature Hikes to Take With Your Kids in Jackson Michigan

May 16, 2016

By Danna Nims and Toni Walker, Hike It Baby Jackson MI. Traveling to Jackson County provides the perfect opportunity to experience the great outdoors and let your children find adventure. There are ways to do that within our community

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Jackson Michigan Leaders Share Their Favorite Reads and Views

May 12, 2016

By Laura Brown, MLIS, Reference Librarian, Jackson District Library Anytime is a great time to read a book or watch a movie. So what do Jackson-area leaders enjoy reading or viewing in their spare time? Two key players

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Music Fans and History Buffs Will Love the Majestic Sound of the Reed Organ

May 05, 2016

The Conklin Antique Reed Organ & History Museum proudly displays over 100 fully restored and working antique reed organs. Visitors to the museum are often treated to the beautiful sounds of these antique instruments, as they are in playable condition. The

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Water, Water, Everywhere…The Irish Hills Lake Effect

May 05, 2016

By Cindy Hubbell, Executive Director, Brooklyn-Irish Hills Chamber of Commerce    If Michigan is the Great Lake State then the Irish Hills is the Abundant Lake Region. Not very catchy, but it describes the Irish Hills area and

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