Jackson County Trails

Feb 26, 2018

When I think of Jackson County and springtime quickly approaching,  I think of our Trail system and how it benefits tourism locally and throughout the State of Michigan. The City of Jackson and Jackson County is a


Why Race?

Feb 20, 2018

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For many runners, circling the neighborhood a few times a week suffices. I know I like the flexibility to step outside and choose where I run, how far, if I get coffee after… factors that help my run fit


Jackson “A Golf Town”….even in the winter.

Nov 28, 2017

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I’ve always said that Jackson is a “Golf Town”, and this past weekend surely supported my claim.  The Grande has regularly hosted a “Black Friday” golf scramble the day after Thanksgiving.  This


Bike Sharing is Here!

Aug 18, 2017

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Bike Sharing is here, Jackson County! If you’re in the area for business or pleasure and didn’t bring a bike, or if you’re a local and just simply don’t own a bike


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


Hot Air Balloons and Memorable Visitors

Jul 20, 2017


The Hot Air Jubilee is one of the summer highlights in Jackson, colors fill the sky and friends all gather for a great time. It's events like the Hot Air Jubilee, and visitors like Ella and Elaine that make


What to Expect at the Outboard National Championships

Jul 20, 2017

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What to Expect at the 2017 APBA Stock and Junior Outboard National Championships in Grass Lake: When the 2017 Nationals roll into the Village of Grass Lake, Michigan you can expect the best and most competitive outboard hydroplane racing in the country.


What to Expect at the Pedal and Whine Bike Tour

May 31, 2017

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RIDE THE PEDAL AND WHINE BIKE TOUR Participants in this year’s Pedal and Whine Bike Tour will begin their day by parking at the East Jackson Elementary School on Walz Road, which runs north from Brills Lake Road.


Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown: Take a hike!

May 01, 2017

I don’t know about your family but whenever my family goes away on vacation we are always looking for a day or two of fun but free activities to keep everyone busy and help out our budget. 


Childrenz Challenge by the Numbers

Mar 31, 2017


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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