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Highlights from October Milan City Council

By Milan Eagle Media The Milan City Council passed an ordinance making it easier for Milan residents who receive a bill for emergency services. The city passed an ordinance about a year ago to send an invoice to any resident who is provided emergency medical services by the Milan Area Fire Department. It was assumed […]

Wisner receives inventor award

Wisner receives inventor award

Wisner receives inventor award By Martha Churchill Back in the 1970s, Daniel Wisner was working as an electronics engineer when he developed several mechanisms for trucks and autos, which are still in use today. His developments saved thousands of dollars to auto makers, mainly his patent for the cruise control and another for the anti-skid […]

Firefighter of the Year: Shannon Jenkins

Firefighter of the Year: Shannon Jenkins

By Joyce Ervin Milan Area Fire Department volunteer firefighter, Shannon Jenkins, was honored by the Kiwanis Club of Monroe as one of two first responders for the 2015 Firefighter of the Year Award for the part she played on January 9at a 50-car pile-up on U.S. 23. Assistant Fire Chief, Marty Ritchie, nominated Jenkins for the […]

Community expresses thanks to local police

Community expresses thanks to local police

By Martha Churchill Mayor Michael Armitage gave the community a chance to say “thank you” to local police officers for protecting the public at all hours of the day and night, and sometimes risking their lives for public safety. The event took place at Symons Elementary School on October 22, where colorful hand-made cards were […]

Words from the Chief

Words from the Chief

By Chief Donald G. Tillery Milan, MI ­­‑ In a 2013 study published in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers found that almost one-third of teenage girls have in-person meetings with persons they have first befriended online. My daughter, who is admittedly not longer a teenager, would call this “in real life” (IRL). Additionally, the research […]