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Art with Attitude

Nov 30, 2017

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By Laura Dwyer Schlecte & Jacqueline Austin, Think Jackson, LLC We have all heard and realize the importance of shopping local.  You hear it all of the time … “buying local boosts the local economy” … &ldquo

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Splash Pad

Jul 24, 2017

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If you’re looking for a fun-filled, bucket list-type day, we’ve got a solution for you. In late June, the Jackson County Parks Department completed a long anticipated splash pad project at The Cascades in Jackson. With

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Experiencing History in Jackson

Jun 23, 2017

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While we may not have the historic walking tours of plantations that they do in the south, or John Quincy Adams house tours that Boston offers, Jackson has a rich and vibrant history of its own and one worth experiencing.

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DeLand and the Underground Railroad

May 15, 2017

Charles Victor DeLand Charles Victor DeLand not only left his mark on local, state and national history; remnants of his presence linger today, providing history lovers with a unique opportunity to experience Jackson’s past. DeLand (1828 -1903) had many

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Jackson County Airport Flight Line

Apr 06, 2017

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This issue from the Jackson County Airport includes project updates, annual recognition awards, 2017 event information, and more! Jackson County Airport – Reynolds Field Newsletter

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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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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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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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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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