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Veterans Day ceremonies

Veterans Day ceremonies

By Balinda Zimmerman The City of Milan held the traditional Veterans Day Ceremony at the Wilson Park Veteran’s Memorial Site on Wabash St. on Sunday, November 8, 2015.  The event began with the entrance of the George A. Falk VFW Post Color Guard followed by an introduction of Don Tillery who was recently appointed as the new Police Chief […]

Armitage re-elected

Armitage re-elected

By Joyce Ervin Incumbent Michael Armitage will serve another two-year term as mayor of Milan handily beating opponent, Dutch Nie, who ran as a team member with candidates seeking council seats.  Armitage said,  “I’m very happy and comfortable knowing the city is going in the right direction and excited to serve another two years.”  Team members, […]

OBITUARY: Donald M. Posey, 60

September 6, 1955 – October 16, 2015 Donald M. Posey, age 60 of Newport, died unexpectedly at 2:08 p.m. Friday in his home. Born September 6, 1955 in Ann Arbor, he was the son of the late Donald and Thelma (Bausman) Posey. Don was employed for 30 years with Ford Motor Company in Ypsilanti as […]

Frances Catherine (Risch) Markgraff

Frances Catherine (Risch) Markgraff

Frances Catherine (Risch) Markgraff is celebrating her 104th birthday. She was born on November 25, 1911 in Milan, MI to Samuel and Barbara (Hartman) Risch. Frances and her family moved to Maybee, MI in 1919, when she was a child. Frances had five brothers; Albert, Sylvester, Leonard, Charles, and Raymond. Frances spent most of her […]

Exercise can benefit the brain

By: Beth Peterson, LPC Milan Christian Counseling We have all heard about the benefits of aerobic exercise and strength training on our bodies. It’s common knowledge our physical activity reduces heart disease, aids in the prevention of bone density loss, and helps with the maintenance of a healthy weight. Yet there are several benefits to […]

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