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Digital Editions

Looking for a past issue of Jackson Magazine? You’ll find it right here. We archive issues from the past three years. To read a previous issue in its entirety, simply click the link of the issue you want.


May 2016

Top Teachers of 2016

For the sixth year, Jackson Magazine has named the five Top Teachers of Jackson County. Karen Brockie from Hanover Horton Elementary is the Teacher of the Year, and she receives $5,000, thanks to a grant from the Jackson Community Foundation and the Hurst Foundation. The four Top Teachers receive $1,000 grants each, for classroom use and/or personal development. Read all about these five extraordinary teachers today!

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April 2016

Breaking new ground

This month, we look at companies in the health-care field that are growing and/or expanding. On the cover is Mid-Michigan Health Centers; the three doctors are expanding the busy family care practice by an additional 3,000 square feet. We also look at the ORS Fieldhouse and Total Performance Training Center, the latest project from Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists, as well as the quest of the Jackson YMCA for a new facility. Also inside as a pull-out: the Jackson Anchor Initiative 2016 Community Report. Read it today!

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March 2016

Best of Jackson

The votes have been tallied, and we have all six winners of this year’s Best of Jackson. We received more than 13,000 votes in this year’s contest, which featured a new, two-part format. Readers chose their favorite businesses in six categories, including Best Chiropractor, Best Diner, Best Place to Buy Unique Gifts, and more. In addition to featuring the winners, we also highlight the remaining two finalists in each category. Read it online now!

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February 2016

Arts & Culture

This month we take a look at people and places that shape the culture of Jackson. Our cover story features Steampunk Eddie, the local artist who has made a name for himself both here in Jackson as well as nationwide. In addition, we highlight the exhibits and events that Ella Sharp Museum offers to the community, and we look at the big plans visionaries have for downtown. Read it here now!

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Jackson Living 2016

Your guide to Jackson

Now available is the 2016 Jackson Living issue, the annual official publication of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. The full-color guide includes a membership directory of all Chamber members, as well as a Buyer’s Guide, listed by business type. Check it out today!

In addition to the Membership Directory and Buyer’s Guide, Jackson Living includes:

  • Government Listings
  • Chamber Events
  • 2015 Annual Meeting Awards Recipients
  • Demographics
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Business & Industry

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December 2015

30 and Under Class of 2015

For the eighth year, we are honoring the top young professionals in Jackson County. This year we are recognizing 14 young adults who are making a difference on the job and in the community. In addition, we take a look back with a few members of the Class of 2010 and see what they have been up to the past five years. Check it out today!

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November 2015


This month, we take a look at some organizations that have been serving Jackson for generations. On the cover, we feature Blair's Car Care, a business that launched in 1922 and has undergone many transformations to stay current with changing times. We also highlight Vermeulen's Furniture, a fourth-generation business open for 91 years. Other organizations with decades of history are also profiled in the November issue, and we include an advertising timeline featuring businesses open since the 1800's. Included with this issue is The Giving Guide, your directory to local nonprofit organizations. Check it out today!

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October 2015

Women in Business

This month, we highlight three successful businesswomen in three different industries. Each offers a look at how they have achieved their goals. On the cover is Patti Poppe, the senior vice president of distribution operations, engineering and transmission at Consumers Energy – and also a graduate of Napoleon High School. Inside we feature dentist Dr. Mary Stahle and Sarah Ermatinger, the vice president of marketing for CP Federal Credit Union. Read it today!

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2015 - 2017 Jackson County Giving Guide

Connecting with Jackson County’s philanthropists and businesses

Nonprofit organizations provide many valuable services to the members of our community, from helping abused children to food banks to education. The Jackson County Giving Guide, produced by Jackson Publishing Co., is designed to connect these nonprofits with the individuals, families and companies that care about their mission.

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September 2015

Health Care Angels

For the eighth year, we honor the Health Care Angels in Jackson County. The 12 professionals honored represent all facets of the health care industry – from physicians and nurses, to administrators and volunteers – and go above and beyond the call of duty on a regular basis to serve others. Read their stories today!

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August 2015

Keeping Jackson Fit

This month, with Fitness & Recreation as our theme, we highlight local organizations that make it their business to help the community stay fit – and have fun. On our cover is Josh Burgett of Michigan International Speedway. MIS is much more than NASCAR and has become the place to go for festivals, concerts, and much more. We also feature the Jackson YMCA and the Jackson City Parks and Rec; both organizations offer year-round activities for all ages. Read it online today!

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July 2015

Manufacturing in Jackson 

Every year in July we highlight manufacturing, which is a crucial industry in Jackson County. On our cover is Denise Losey of Jackson Tumble Finish, which has been serving customers for nearly six decades. We also talk with Mike Jones of SCMW!, who has unique insight into the local manufacturing industry, and we profile Jackson Makerspace. In addition, the issue includes the Jackson Area Manufacturers Association Membership Directory, giving you quick access to both local businesses and those serving Jackson. Check it out today!

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June 2015

Keeping Jackson entertained

This month is all about the fun in Jackson. Our cover features Jackson Radio Works, as well as Jamie “The Big Dog” McKibbin, a well-known Jackson radio personality. The media group has the local entertainment scene covered! We also share how the Jackson Symphony Orchestra (JSO) has added new programs to expand its audience, and how the Entertainment Jackson online calendar keeps everyone informed of what’s happening and when. Read it online, cover to cover, here!

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