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OBITUARY: Alan Ross Conklin

OBITUARY: Alan Ross Conklin

Alan Ross Conklin, 89, died peacefully on September 15, 2017, with family at his side.  Alan was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan to Donald and Mertie Conklin on March 14, 1928.  He married Lillian Mae Filsinger on June 2,1951.  Alan received his teaching degree from Eastern Michigan University and his Masters from University of Michigan.  He worked […]

Where and When

City of Milan 147 Wabash St. Contact the Parks & Rec. office at anytime for a list of programs offered or stop by our new on line registration website. Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am – 4 p m..734-439-1549 Seniors Milan Seniors for Healthy Living is a non-profit organization that provides services, activities, and programs for […]

ON THE RECORD | Flour mill was a top priority in early Milan

ON THE RECORD | Flour mill was a top priority in early Milan

Martha Churchill This flour mill was probably the first building early Milan residents needed. The first European settlers arrived in Milan in 1831, and they needed a grist mill immediately to grind their wheat, oats, corn, etc. Without a flour mill nearby, the first Milan farmers would be forced to haul their harvest out of […]

Owen Diaz | Mayoral candidate

Owen Diaz | Mayoral candidate

Diaz’s mission *bring more revenue and jobs to the city * more businesses downtown with more parking * diversify our tax base to commercial, industrial and residential * to frugally utilize our resources, which translate to less taxes and better services. As a former two-term Mayor of Milan I turned a budget deficit into surplus […]

Dominic Hamden | Mayoral candidate

Dominic Hamden | Mayoral candidate

I live in Milan with my wife, Laura, and our children, Ethan (12) and Alexander (10). I am proud to have served the City of Milan as a city councilman over the last eight years. I have operated my law practice here for ten years. Milan’s “feeling of community” is what attracted Laura and me […]