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Childrenz Challenge by the Numbers

Mar 31, 2017

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Childrenz Challenge is a fun fitness run for kids age 4-13. Similar to mud runs, Childrenz Challenge is a mud-filled obstacle course designed specifically for kids (adults can’t have all the fun). In 2016, more than 2,200 kids climbed, crawled,

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How to Kill 3 Hours in Downtown Jackson: For Wedding Parties and Guests

Mar 30, 2017

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I’ve been there, so I can relate. You’ve just prepared for and sat through a wedding ceremony and now you have several hours to kill.  Well fear not, downtown Jackson is the perfect venue to

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MIS: Planning Your Trip

Mar 28, 2017

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Experience the thrill of racing at NACARS fastest track: Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn Michigan. With 18 degree banking and 73 foot turns, this track offers guests the opportunity to see racing at its best. Trust me, regardless on if you come

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Fairy Festival Tips from the Head Fairy

Mar 28, 2017

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This is Jackson School of the Arts 10th Annual Fairy Festival and as Head Fairy, I have some important facts and tips you'll want to know to have the best time ever.   What to do before: The

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Fairy Festival 2017

Mar 23, 2017

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Why should you attend Jackson School of the Arts Fairy Festival 2017 you ask?  Does your child dream of meeting a mermaid? Taking a carriage ride? Watching fairies dance? Then this event is a must! But that’s not

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Dramatic Escape Years in the Making Led to 30 Hours of Freedom

Mar 23, 2017

Dale Otto Remling concocted one of the most well-known prison escapes in Michigan’s history - all from his Michigan State Penitentiary cell. With the help of a few outside accomplices, he hopped aboard a stolen helicopter and flew

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Registration for the 5th annual Pedal and Whine Bike Tour is now open!

Mar 14, 2017

When?  Saturday August 5th, 2017.  Day of ride registration is anytime between 8 – 11 a.m. Where?  Sandhill Crane Vineyards  located just off I-94 between Grass Lake and Jackson Michigan at 4724 Walz Road.   The tour combines cycling

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7th Annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival

Mar 14, 2017

For the seventh year in a row, the Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival has made its home in Jackson, Michigan.    Did you go to the Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival? If not, don't worry, writer Brenda Foster

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The Underground Railroad in Jackson Michigan

Mar 14, 2017

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Hidden in plain view are local landmarks that bear witness to a secret past so well concealed, it was only recently discovered. A church, train depot and several bronze plaques are among spots throughout town that were once connected to

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Mar 10, 2017

While we might be enjoying this mild winter around this time of year most of us start to experience cabin fever. So, what better way to cure cabin fever than getting out of our houses and trying something new?  

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