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Motorcyclist killed in Ingham County crash

STOCKBRIDGE, Mich. (WLNS)– 29-year-old James Houk of Stockbridge died Thursday, after crashing his motorcycle shortly before 2 p.m. According to Michigan State Police, it happened on South M-52 near Morton Road. Troopers believe Houk didn’t handle a curve correctly, causing him to leave the roadway where he hit multiple trees.
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Radioactive Shipment Heading For Eaton Rapids Has Vanished

There's no indication at all of nefarious activity. But when the federal Nuclear Regulatory Agency issues a “Current Event Notification Report", some of us sit up in our chairs a bit. It’s one way of saying some radioactive stuff is missing. A shipment of low-level radioactive material went missing while being shipped to Eaton Rapids – barely 30 miles northeast of Battle Creek. The stuff was shipped out of a small town in Ohio. Back on July 12th. So it’s been out there somewhere for some time. An Ohio state agency that monitors dangerous cargo shipments informed the federal NRC this week.
Jackson, MIWLNS

Meet Jackson mayoral candidate: Laura Dwyer Schlecte

JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS)– 6 News is continuing our coverage on local elections. Here’s what you need to know about Jackson mayoral candidate Laura Dwyer Schlecte. “If people decide that I’m the right person for the job, I will not let them down,” said Schlecte. Born and raised in Jackson, Schlecte...
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Structure fire in Lyndon Township Leads to Substantial Losses

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) arrived on the scene of a structure fire on July 27 in the 11000 block of Roepke Road in Lyndon Township to find an attached garage fully engulfed with 50-percent extension into the home. Siding was melted off the nearby pole barn, one vehicle...
Hillsdale County, MIHillsdale Daily News

Commissioners consider keeping courthouse annex building

The Hillsdale County Board of Commissioners is revisiting a decision made by the previous board of commissioners to move county employees out of the Courthouse Annex, merge the 2B District Court into the main county courthouse and sell the annex building. The projects have been in the works for years...
Jackson, MIWLNS

Jackson Mayoral Candidate Profile: John Wilson

JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) – Jackson mayoral candidate John Wilson is a long-time resident of the city. He has deep roots in the community and mid-Michigan. The retired corrections officer graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1995. “I am born and raised here in...
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Jackson COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Jackson: 1. 605 N W Ave (517) 841-4201; 2. 1100 W Argyle St (517) 788-5476; 3. 2777 Airport Rd 517-783-0010; 4. 2255 S Jackson Rd 517-780-9535; 5. 3100 E Michigan Ave 517-782-9382; 6. 1089 N Wisner St 517-782-0574; 7.
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Daily Weather Forecast For Jackson

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Jackson: Friday, July 30: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Saturday, July 31: Sunny during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Sunday, August 1: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then slight chance of showers