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Summer Night Tree Restoration Wraps Up; Celebration Scheduled for October 20

The final  coat of flat black paint was applied to the Louise Nevelson sculpture Summer Night Tree today in downtown Jackson.  Over the past three weeks, crews from Coats Industrial Painting of Otter Lake, Michigan have been at work on the $67,000 project to repair and restore the sculpture.  Summer Night Tree is a 30-foot tall Cor-Ten steel compilation of geometric forms.  The restoration included removal of all previous paint coatings and corrosion and an application of layers of new protective coatings.  The restoration is expected to maintain the sculpture for at least 30 years. Summer Night Tree by Louise Nevelson was originally installed in the former plaza of One Jackson Square in 1978.  Nevelson herself chose Jackson because of the city’s location to major universities and colleges. She felt that would offer students the opportunity to see her work first hand.  Nevelson created many outdoor sculptures late in her life and is considered to be one of the most important figures in 20th-Century American Sculpture.  In 1988, the sculpture was put into storage during parking lot reconstruction at the plaza in 1998.  Three years later the sculpture was reinstalled at its current location at the comer of Michigan Avenue and…

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Pleasant Fall Weekend

Dry weather is forecast through Tuesday with a slow warming trend  each day. High pressure will bring fair weather this weekend with highs today in the 60s warming to around 70 on Sunday. Cool nights will continue with frost likely once again across interior portions of Central Lower Michigan. The warming trend will continue into early next week with highs on Monday into the 70s and around 80 on Tuesday. The next chance for rain will not come until out towards Wednesday of next week. Today:  Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight:  Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Sunday:  Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday Night:  Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Monday:  Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Monday Night:  Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Tuesday:  Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Yesterday’s high was 69 at 3:34 PM.  The low was 45 at 11:59 PM. Average temperature for today is 67.  The record high is 83 set in 2002, record low is 33 set in…

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Western vs Battle Creek Harper Creek Football | Photo Gallery

  Photos by Ryan Kerwin, JTV Sports. Photos from Battle Creek Harper Creek at Parma Western Football. September 29, 2017. JTV Sports. Order prints or purchase download rights click - Purchase Images Photos by Ryan Kerwin, JTV Sports. Photos from Battle Creek Harper Creek at Parma Western Football. September 29, 2017. JTV Sports. Order prints or purchase download rights click - Purchase Images

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