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Community Crisis: On the front lines of an opioid epidemic

JACKSON, Mich (WLNS) – As part of our continuing coverage on the opioid epidemic, 6 News photographer Connor Wilton and 6 News anchor Sheri Jones got first hand experience how the Jackson Narcotics Enforcement Team patrols the city streets to battle the growing heroin crisis. 505 more words


Senators to feds: Hold gas pipeline meeting in Jackson County

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley on Wednesday pressed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to schedule a meeting in Jackson County about a controversial natural gas pipeline proposal. 47 more words

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County tops 100,000 workers for the first time

Business is booming at Rogue Regency Inn as travelers hit the highways in record numbers.

That’s proving both a blessing and a curse for Brady Gibson, assistant general manager, who oversees the Biddle Road hotel’s operations. 88 more words

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Today I will attempt to tell the tale of a family of Brunkhorsts who hailed from across the river in Jackson County, Illinois and were members of Christ Lutheran Church in Jacob for a while.  921 more words

Fatal crash highlights concerns about busy road in Jackson County

JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) — It’s been two days since a motorcyclist was killed in a head on collision in Jackson County.

And now neighbors who live along Moscow Road say this has been an increasingly dangerous stretch of road for years. 400 more words


Marijuana having big impact on county business

Jackson County doesn’t manage water delivery or usage in rural areas where medical and recreational marijuana is grown. But the county gets an ear full about it. 48 more words

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DeBoer can stop big cuts to schools and health care -- Guest Opinion

If State Sen. Alan DeBoer doesn’t help reform Oregon’s tax structure these next few remaining weeks of the legislative session in Salem, here are a few examples of what families and households would have to look forward to in Jackson County: 38 more words

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