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Highlights from February City Council

By Mrtha Churchill The State of Michigan is requiring cities to make sure water supplies are lead-free. The idea is to prevent another emergency like Flint, where residents suffered from lead in their drinking water. The City of Milan has had no known problems with lead in the water. Milan regularly tests the water from […]

Austin Blaine runs for rep.

By Joyce Ervin Austin Blaine, a 1917 Milan High School graduate, has quite a resume already, but he has now decided to add politics to his list of interests and credentials. He hopes to fill the seat of state Rep. Jason Sheppard, (R-Temperance), who is unable to run again due to term limits.  Preparing for […]

Earth is Heaven’s Boot Camp

By Norma Shull Smith From the moment we take our first breath after leaving our Mother’s womb, we begin basic training! The first 18 years for most of us, is under the authority, leading and guidance of our parents. From toddler to high school graduation, it seems there is some type of educational training that […]

Author and anti-bullying activist visits Miller’s 4th grade class

By Joyce Ervin Author and anti-bullying activist, Kristy Short, showed up in Elizabeth Miller’s classroom at Symons Elementary School with a suitcase. The motivational author addressing subjects on bullying, recycling and treating others nicely, brought three books she authored to share with the class; ”Big Sweet Invention”, “Operation Nice” and “House of Garbage”. A short […]

Milan’s top cop attends fender-bender in 1950s

By Martha Churchill Police chief Myrlan Goodridge was patrolling the roads in Milan, when he came across this little crash. Apparently Milan’s premier photographer, Paul Holcomb, happened to drive by and take this photo. Myrlan, known as “Tom,” did his best to be picturesque for the camera. He stood right in front of the photographer […]

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