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Easter Seals completes special collection

Easter Seals completes special collection

Despite the cold and rainy conditions Milan residents took time out of their Saturday to donate their gently used clothing and household items to Easter Seals.  Donors were greeted with coffee, donuts, and a chance at raffle prizes donated by local clubs and businesses.  Proceeds from the collection support those with disabilities and special needs […]

House donated to Fire Department for Controlled Burn

House donated to Fire Department for Controlled Burn

Very rarely does an opportunity come along for a fire department to use a controlled burn for training purposes.  One such opportunity presented itself when Mike Schettenhelm donated a house to the local fire department.  On Saturday, December 8, 2012, Platt Rd was shut down at the corner of Greentree Lane and fire was intentionally […]

Pargo, William Ventura “Willie V.”

Pargo, William Ventura “Willie V.”

Stark Funeral Service 101 S. Washington Street Ypsilanti, MI   48197 Phone #:  734/482-4900 Fax #:  734/482-3807 e-mail:  info [at] starkfuneral [dot] com   Pargo, William Ventura “Willie V.” Augusta Township, MI Age 80, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2012. He was born August 14, 1932 in Chicago, IL. Bill grew up in Detroit, where he […]

Michael Armitage announces bid for Mayor

Michael Armitage announced his intentions to run for Mayor in 2013 with a float in the Christmas Parade last Saturday. “After long and thorough deliberation, I am excited to announce that I have decided to run for Mayor. This is the right time for me and it is the right time for Milan,” he said. […]

American Heritage Girls

American Heritage Girls

~written by Krissa Rumsey and photos by Jessica Smith. Fifty-seven balloons were released on Sunday, November 11 by a group of young girls from in and around Milan. The balloons represented each new name added to the Milan Veteran’s  Wall of Honor. The girls represented the American Heritage Girls or AHG—a new scouting organization formed […]