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Best Kept Jackson Restaurant Secrets Exposed 2015

Aug 04, 2015

by Rebecca Calkins For a medium-sized town, Jackson has a lot of restaurants. In fact, it’s been said that Jackson has a very high restaurant per capita ratio. We Jacksonians love to go out to eat! It&rsquo

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Applications Being Accepted For Local Scholarship Pageants

Aug 03, 2015

JACKSON, MI, August 3, 2015– Applications for the Miss Jackson Crossroads and Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageants are now available on-line at:  www.missjacksoncrossroads.org and are being welcomed through October 31, 2015.  They may also be requested by mail.  The

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DNR awards nearly $250,000 for projects along Iron Belle Trail

Aug 03, 2015

July 29, 2015 - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded 16 grantees in 15 counties a total of $249,190 to develop Michigan’s newest (and longest) trail, the Iron Belle. Each grant recipient was awarded up to $25,000 for planning, engineering and

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Stories From Cell Block 7: Music in Prisons

Jul 16, 2015

Originally appeared in the Cell Block 7 email newsletter Finding some sort of happiness while serving time in prison is not an easy task. Some prisoners use art, reading or a prison job as ways to find happiness throughout

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SE Michigan Pioneer Wine Trail: Summer Solstice Wine Release Party

Jun 08, 2015

JACKSON, MICHIGAN - June 4, 2015 - Celebrate the Summer Solstice and the release of amazing new Michigan wines at the SE Michigan Pioneer Wine Trail's "Summer Solstice Release Party" on Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21 Each winery along the trail

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Mark Dantonio named grand marshal of Quicken Loans 400

Jun 03, 2015

MSU Spartans head football coach set to give command June 14 BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 3, 2015) – Michigan State University football coach Mark Dantonio will serve as grand marshal of the Quicken Loans 400 on June 14 at Michigan International Speedway. Dantonio will give the

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The Jackson County Rose Festival announces a new partnership with Fox 47/Bounce TV

Jun 01, 2015

Fox 47/Bounce TV Mid-Michigan has ageed to be a RoseQueen Candidate Sponsor with the Jackson County Rose Festival, and to partner with the festibal to help promote their outstanding events beginning with the Rose Run, Parade and Picnic in the

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Stories From Cell Block 7: Auburn vs Pennsylvania

Jun 01, 2015

Originally apeared in Cell Block 7 Email Newsletter By Abbey Williamson, CB7 Visitors Services | When Michigan started setting up their first state prison there were two penal systems to choose from, the Pennsylvania system or the Auburn system. The Pennsylvania

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Discover America: Jackson, Michigan: Now in 6 new languages

May 12, 2015

 Discover America: Jackson, Michigan: Discover Rich History and Hospitality English German Korean Portuguese Spanish French Japanese

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Top winery, brewery and distillery named at Michigan Wine and Beer Fest

May 11, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 9, 2015) — The infield at Michigan International Speedway came to life with the best wineries, breweries and now distilleries from across the state Saturday. The sixth annual Michigan Wine and Beer Fest presented by Experience Jackson returned to

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