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Brand new year means time for fresh start

By Norma Shull Smith By the time you read this article it will be a brand-new year. We as a society look upon a new year as an opportunity for a fresh new start. We are full of goals, resolutions and hope. As I write this ahead of time it is the week before Christmas […]

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 […]

Couple in Cone show off bustle on wife’s skirt for wedding portrait

Couple in Cone show off bustle on wife’s skirt for wedding portrait

By Martha Churchill Joseph Cone was one of 17 children born to Erastus S. Cone just south of Milan. So many Cone babies were born there, the community took on the name “Cone,” providing its own general store, church, post office, and dance hall. Joseph, born in 1852, was reasonably well off in 1874 when […]

Christmas Carols at Tolan Square

By Joyce Ervin The second annual Milan Christmas Carol Sing was held in Tolan Square on a cold winter night but it didn’t stop people from coming to join in the festivities. Milan Baptist Church Pastor Doug Strader directed the singing with a backdrop of the beautiful Christmas tree trimmed with shimmering and bright white […]

Ray’s 9th year of Christmas toys

Ray’s 9th year of Christmas toys

By Milan Eagle media December 2017 marked the 9th year Ray Novara (Ray’s Barber Shop) has been collecting toys and taking them to children at Mott’s Children’s Hospital for Christmas. Prior to his first trip to Mott’s there was a brief period when Toys for Tots was without a Milan connection and that’s what got […]