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Welcome new members!

Welcome new members!

By Joyce Ervin Mayor Michael Armitage approved the appointment of two new Milan Beautification Commission members, Karen Frazer and Brittney Smith. City clerk, Candy Frye administered the oath of office on July 27.  Frazer has volunteered her services to the commission before her formal induction.  Smith is an avid gardener and looks forward to serving.  She was also […]

Beautification awards for August

By Joyce Ervin The Milan Beautification Commission once again recognized those that help keep Milan beautiful with beautification awards for 2015 August.  The winners receive a letter from the City, a recognition certificate and a sign is placed on their premises. This month a business, Mold Pro, 237 Main Street, received an award. Renovation on the building has […]

Obituaries

Obituaries

Eleanor Burgin Auten Eleanor Burgin Auten passed away on July 29, 2015 at the age of 94. She was at home, surrounded and cared for by her son Kipp and family. Born April 13, 1921, she was 1 of 9 children born to Oris T and Alice (Purdy) Rudduck in Milan, Michigan. Eleanor married Bernard […]

Student investigates crime scene at camp

Student investigates crime scene at camp

By Joyce Ervin Sophie Moccio spend part of her summer, before she attends Milan High School in September, at a Crime Scene Investigation camp held at Michigan State University.  The camp is designed to challenge students and provide them with real world experiences of a forensic scientist.  She had to write an essay, submit her grade […]

HISTORY: Carver’s Bakery once dominated East Milan

HISTORY: Carver’s Bakery once dominated East Milan

By Martha Churchill This view of East Main shows where the sweet treats could be found: Carver’s Milan Bakery. This mouth-watering place was owned by Frank L. Carver from 1945 to 1975. The sweet-tooth public went nuts for his cream filled long johns and jelly balls. Meanwhile Carver himself favored the plain donut. The photo […]