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Energizing Education efforts paying off; program planned for more Jackson County schools
That's not the case anymore, though, as 8-year-old Hason is among 11 recent graduates of Energizing Education, a program with a lofty goal of having all Jackson County students reading at grade level by third grade.
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Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies respond to car vs deer crashes, dog running into traffic
Jackson County Sheriff's Office reports for Thursday, March 6, to early Friday, March 7, deputies responded to 42 calls for service, conducted 39 traffic stops and made 2 arrests.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Observer & Eccentric
Musician plays 'world blues fusion' with Aboriginal twist
Peter Harper is ready to jam, aboriginal-style. "It's a piece of wood with a hole in it," said Harper, describing the didgeridoo, an indigenous Australian woodwind instrument he sometimes plays on stage with his blues band, Harper and the Midwest Kind Band.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Detroit News
Division 3 state wrestling finals: Allegan's Kyle Simaz ensures family's mat legacy with second title
Auburn Hills -- Kyle Simaz gave his family an eighth state championship Saturday night at The Palace with an impressive 27-12 tech fall victory over Chad Decker of Grass Lake in the 145-pound title match in Division 3. Simaz, a senior at Allegan, will be joining his brother Taylor at Cornell next year where his brother Cameron won the national ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Police warn drivers to be cautious during hazardous weather conditions Friday morning
A 35-year-old Waterloo woman suffered minor injuries after she lost control of her vehicle, causing it to flip, police say.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Jackson MSP Asking For Help In Solving Case
Thirty-five years later its still a mystery. Michigan State Police in Jackson are again asking for the publics help in identifying the remains of an unknown victim.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Police Asking For Help To Identify Woman
If you're one of the millions of people who own any apple products, the electronics giant says your personal information may be at risk to hackers.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Obamacare complaints aired at health-care forum hosted by U.S. Rep Tim Walberg
U.S. Rep Tim Walberg talks about his plans to repeal, replace and revise sections of President Obama's Affordable Care Act.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Fundraising for restoration of Grass Lake's 100-year-old interurban car begins with dinner
Fundraising to restore Grass Lake's 100-year-old interurban railway Car No. 29 starts with a dinner and speaker on Saturday, Feb. 22. The 6 to 9 p.m. event at Grass Lake High School, 11500 Warrior Trail, features a sit-down meal in the cafeteria, followed by a talk from Norm Krentel, a volunteer at the Illinois Railway Museum, in the auditorium.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Jackson Current: Husky remembered through snow sculpture; Columbia...
Welcome to Jackson Current, your daily peek into stories we're working on and a look back at the latest news.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
When mailboxes become casualties of snow plows, who pays?
Grass Lake resident Greg Sommers said he witnessed a Jackson County Department of Transportation driver "level" his mailbox on Bohne Road with a plow last week, and wants to know who is going to be held accountable for it.