Popular Steam Train Returns To Hillsdale

The Indiana Rail Experience Fall Color Tour rolls into Hillsdale this weekend.  The tour is a partnership with Indiana Northeastern Railroad and Fort Wayne Railroad.  The train will visit Hillsdale Saturday and Sunday. The excursion features a 1940s steam locomotive that will take guests on a tour of Autumn colors in Northeast Indiana and Southeast Michigan. This weekend’s trips will […]

New Horse Pulling Record Set At Hillsdale County Fair

For the second year in a row, a team with a familiar name set a new world heavyweight horse pulling record at the Hillsdale County Fair. The two-horse team of “Geane” and “Jay” pulled 5,075 pounds at Tuesday’s event!  The horses are owned by Terry Yoder of Cromwell, Kentucky, and Chris Hatfield of Lake Panasoffkee, Florida. Hatfield and Yoder are […]

Car/Deer Crash Season Approaching

With Fall approaching, local authorities are urging drivers to exercise caution as car-deer crashes tend to increase this time of year. According to  Michigan State Police data, there are  an average of 50,000 car-deer crashes in the state each year.  To avoid becoming part of this statistic, drivers are advised to remain vigilant, especially at dawn & dusk.   It’s also […]

JBA To Hold Riverfest Planning Session

The Jonesville Business Association is inviting all community members to attend a meeting at Jonesville City Hall on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm,  to discuss plans for Jonesville Riverfest 2024, which will take place on the third weekend of May  Meeting organizers hope to cover a number of topics, including volunteer opportunities, river races, Saturday evening events, involvement of Jonesville […]

Art Exhibit Features Video Game Artist

Hillsdale College is kicking off its 2023-24 Professional Artist Series with an exhibit featuring illustrations by Andrew Bosley.  Bosley is a freelance illustrator, game designer, and writer known for his work on video games including  Assassin’s Creed, and Ghost Recon. The exhibit will be held at the Daughtrey Art Gallery now through October. 18th.  It’s open to students and the […]