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Exploding into Dance

Exploding into Dance

By Milan Eagle Media This past weekend, Dance Xplosion (DX) once again “exploded” from the stage at Milan High School, scattering visions of talented youngsters and joy-filled music throughout the large auditorium. This was the dance studio’s 13th annual recital. Dance Xplosion, headed up by Heidi Wuerthele, is located in downtown Milan. Recent renovations have […]

Milan Community Education Commencement

Milan Community Education Commencement

By Joyce Ervin Completing a milestone, 30 Milan adult education students graduated with a Milan High School class of 2015 diploma on May 21.  Graduate Adam Gray said, “It’s finally happened, and I couldn’t be happier.” The graduates entered the gymnasium at the Milan Middle School to “Pomp and Circumstance” played by pianist Alex Eullel.  Community education […]

Mural dedication ceremony

Mural dedication ceremony

By Joyce Ervin The Milan Beautification Commission held a dedication ceremony at the law offices of attorney Bob Creal at 18 W. Main Street on May 21, where the second mural depicting the history of Milan was installed.  Commission president Barbara Gardinier, secretary Sallie Bancroft, member Karen Fraser, Bob Creal and Ellen Bell of parks and […]

Beautification

Photos by Joyce Ervin   The Milan Beautification Commission members and 20 volunteers planted the barrels along Milan’s Main Street and other municipal areas on May 16. The commission is responsible for the seasonal changes and keeping Milan beautiful.  

Milan past: Downtown construction site was once a deer hunt display

Milan past: Downtown construction site was once a deer hunt display

By Martha Churchill With all the orange cones and construction equipment on Main Street, it’s a relief to see our charming old buildings being restored. In about 1910, bar owner Nancy Nace called in a photographer to show off the deer taken by Milan’s downtown businessmen. Nace had the deer displayed right in front of […]

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