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Highlights from July City Council

By Martha Churchill Dawn Scheitz, 50, of Milan, is the new Assessor at City Hall. She has 18 years experience as an assessor in other Michigan cities. She has three children, two of whom graduated from the Milan School District. Scheitz is a MAAO, or Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer. For the next year, she will […]

Goats work for food in York Township

By guest writer Paul Fairchild Meet our new partners in the control of invasive species and undergrowth at Sandra Richardson Park. The goats are owned by Mike Mourer of Twin Willow Ranch located near Milan, Michigan. Goats are a great natural source for controlling undergrowth in open land areas. These goats are a Boer breed […]

Marble Memorial welcomes new Pastor Roe

Marble Memorial welcomes new Pastor Roe

By Milan Eagle media Marble Memorial United Methodist Church is happy to announce the arrival of the Reverend Jackie Roe. Pastor Jackie has replaced Pastor Robert Miller who has accepted pastoral leadership duties at the Plymouth First United Methodist Church. Pastor Jackie has been a pastor since 1995 and comes to Milan after providing eight […]

Eternity Matters: EXPECTATIONS

By Norma Shull Smith Life is full of expectations from not only ourselves, but from others. If we aren’t careful how we deal with this word, we can be subject to disappointment, bitterness, loss of respect for another, and even be put into depression. We live in a day that is filled to the brim […]

Blackmer’s building on E. Main housed funeral home and furniture store

Blackmer’s building on E. Main housed funeral home and furniture store

By Martha Churchill Around 1885, Charles Blackmer was busy with his grocery store on the SE corner of Main and Wabash. He had a clothing store on the second floor. He probably sold dishes, pots, and pans in the basement. Plus a large family. But he had time to build a two-story brick building at […]