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Franklin elected president of Ann Arbor Board of Realtors

Franklin elected president of  Ann Arbor Board of Realtors

By Joyce Ervin Milan resident, Jodie Franklin, was recently elected president of the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors.  A top seller in the Milan realty market for many years, as well as, surrounding communities, Franklin now finds herself housed as a principal broker in her new office at the Workhorse Realty located at 334 County […]


By Joyce Ervin Before you can have a war, you need some ammunition and that’s just what the Cooking Club participants got from chef and cooking instructor, Ann Racette. Preparing for a cupcake war in the kitchen at Symons Elementary School the student chefs learned some frosting basics.  Mixing some milk and flour over the […]

Ministry celebrates 20 years

Ministry celebrates 20 years

By Joyce Ervin Milan Compassionate Ministry is celebrating their 20 th year of helping hundreds each week with gently-used clothing, personal hygiene items, food staples, meats and fresh produce free to anyone living in Washtenaw County or in the Milan school district with no questions asked. Now you have an opportunity to help. An anonymous donor […]


By Joyce Ervin Lots of fun and educational experiments were demonstrated at the recently held Paddock Science Night event. Youngsters and their parents traveled from station to station to learn chemical reactions, physics, and many other scientific concepts demonstrated in an age-appropriate manner. Music teacher, Debra Nichols, staff advisor, helping to spearhead the Parent Teacher […]

A River Runs Through Wilson Park

A River Runs Through Wilson Park

By Balinda Zimmerman   The riverbanks are overflowing east of US 23, parallel to Plank Road, flowing to Monroe. Wilson Park is under water in the downtown Milan area. Nature Park is under water west of downtown. Saline has opened the dam and Milan has had to follow suit in order to keep from completely […]