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York Twp fighting medical marijuana grower in court

York Twp fighting medical marijuana grower in court

A backyard in York Township has 72 medical marijuana plants growing. Photo provided by David Miller, a medical marijuana patient. The York Township board is fighting a medical marijuana grower in the Michigan Court of Appeals. The board made that decision May 10, at their regular meeting, after receiving a decision from the Washtenaw County […]

Students sing with All-State choir

Students sing with All-State choir

By Joyce Ervin It all began last October when Milan High School singers submitted an online audition to advance to Regional Choir status.  After attending regionals in Ann Arbor, many hoped to advance to State Honor Choir being held in Grand Rapids. That was then and this is now and three were left; Lindy Anderson, […]

Retired Reporter’s Archives Reflect Journalism of a Better Kind

Retired Reporter’s Archives Reflect Journalism of a Better Kind

Did you know that until 1952, the police department in the town of Milan Mi (aka small town USA), was located within the home of a one man police force by the name of Tom Goodridge. Deputized in 1923 (as a volunteer until 1935) Goodridge followed in his father’s footsteps as the town law enforcement […]

Milan City Council Highlights from May 2016

Several local landlords spoke to the Milan City Council May 23, opposing the idea of a rental properties inspection ordinance. No ordinance has been drafted, but some landlords spoke out with their views about this type of ordinance. Dave Sweet stood up first and told the council that very few tenants have complained about their […]

Farm Fest

By Joyce Ervin The 9th Annual Farm Fest is held the first Saturday in May and seems to have something for everyone.  This year boasted a community garage sale, flea market, food vendors and competitions.  The event was held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Event Center on Ann Arbor Saline Road. Braun&Helmer Auction Service partners […]