Home » 2019 » January (Page 7)

Alternative calcium options to dairy

By MSU extension office Calcium is an essential nutrient; however, if you do not tolerate dairy products well, alternative options are available. The first thing that comes to mind for most people when calcium is mentioned is milk and dairy products, such as yogurt and cheese. However, there are other sources of calcium as well. […]

Paddock Early Childhood

Paddock Elementary | Photos by Miranda Trout

Santa paintings

Santa paintings

By Joyce Ervin Christmas Around the World was the theme for Milan’s 2018 parade.  Local artist, Josie Smith, painted  three traditional santas representing Ireland, Russia and Germany to show off on the parade route courtesy of Dave”s Towing. The santas are painted on four-by-eight-foot sheets of wood and were scheduled to be hauled on a […]

Sewing at Textiles Fabric Shop

By Milan Eagle media The mother, Donna Bloxam, and daughter, Jacqui Macfarlane, team of Textiles Fabric Shop at 20 East Main Street Milan have a giant love for high quality beautiful fabrics. They aim to always have a boutique style fabric shop, with new fabrics rotating through. With being such a new store they are […]

Wonderful murals transport one to another era

By Joyce Ervin The Milan Beautification Commission began a “Murals for Milan” program in 2013 after the Detroit Institute of Arts displayed copies of famous paintings on downtown buildings. This spawned the idea to create their own murals to depict the history of the city.  To date, there are six murals.  Commission member, Sallie Bancroft, […]