State Rep. Mike Shirkey says Jackson will have 'more strength' in Lansing with his run for Senate
If Republican state Rep. Mike Shirkey is elected to the state senate, he said Jackson will have greater strength in Lansing than it does now.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Eyes on the upper house? State Reps. Earl Poleski, Mike Shirkey ponder run for senate
After Republican Sen. Bruce Caswell unexpectedly announced he will not run for a second term, many have wondered who will fill the gap.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Spaghetti dinner to benefit Spring Arbor teen with cancer
Now, she is there to support her friend, Tuesdae Boss' 17-year-old son Caleb as he begins his fight against the disease.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
West Avenue bridge to be named after city police officer James Bonneau who died on duty
State Rep. Earl Poleski, R-Spring Arbor Township, introduced the bill in January 2013 to honor Bonneau, who was shot and killed in 2010 while on duty .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
2 Killed in Overnight Fire
Two men have died in a fire at a house in Jackson. The fire call came shortly before 3 o'clock in the morning at the duplex in the 400 block of south Blackstone Street.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
State Rep. Earl Poleski questions Cascades funding in spending bill
As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, state Rep. Earl Poleski doesn't necessarily think funding for the Cascades should be part of a supplemental spending bill in Lansing.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Jackson Five: Earl Poleski runs for final term, road woes, open data, school bonds
Welcome to the Jackson Five, your weekly peek at five Jackson-area government and school stories you may have missed, and a look ahead at what to expect next.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Fire destroys garage, damages Summit Township home; cleared hydrant...
A fire that began in the garage at 3933 Pine Ridge Drive in Summit Township ruined this vehicle and damaged the attached house.
Peek Through Time: Grand, glamorous Hayes Hotel drew out-of-towners, locals to downtown Jackson
Cities are known by the hotels they keep, according to an early 1920s investment brochure proposing a grand new inn for Jackson.