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Thousands chill out

Thousands chill out

Photos by Michael Charter Story by guest writer Jade Smith The first annual Let’s Chill Winter Fest took place in Milan on Saturday, February 6. It’s estimated that more than 4,000 people attended the festivities. The festival spanned the downtown area, Wilson Park, and Edgetown. A free shuttle service provided by Golden Limousine, which was […]

Rotary Club helps families in need

Rotary Club helps families in need

By Milan Eagle Media Milan Rotary Club distributed 34 baskets to help families in need during the Christmas holiday with non-perishable food and household items. The organization spent more than $2,900 on the project. Area organizations, businesses, Milan Area Schools and individuals contributed to the effort. Volunteers, including students from Milan High School, filled the […]

Winterblast is a blast!

Winterblast is a blast!

By Joyce Ervin The Milan Free Methodist Church held its annual outreach program, Winterblast, which spoke to and entertained more than 260 youngsters on March 4.  The evening’s theme was Legos playing into the event’s message of “some assembly required”. Children’s Ministry Director, Julie Caudill, told her audience during an opening prayer, “God assembles us.” […]

Grant issued to MDNR to help combat oak wilt

By Joyce Ervin In 2015, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources issued a warning concerning the pruning of red oak trees from February through April due to oak wilt, a fungus disease that threatens the extinction of red, scarlet, black, and pin oak trees.  Helping to combat the oak leaf wilt problem, the MDNR announced The […]

Eternity Matters: CELL PHONE USE AVERAGES 4.7 HOURS A DAY!

By Norma Shull Smith The word “BALANCE,” has such an impact on how we chose to live our lives and that word has resonated in my spirit so much recently. When I began to ponder on balance, my mind immediately envisioned Lady Justice Holding the Scales. Blindfolded, so as not to show favoritism, regardless of […]