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The Milan Bakery helps with beautification commission fundraiser

The Milan Bakery helps with beautification commission fundraiser

Milan Bakery owners, Linda Ohl and LeAnn Martin, are baking and selling brightly-colored, flower-shaped sugar cookies with proceeds going to the Milan Beautification Commission.  The cookie fundraiser began in 2009 and Chairwoman Barbara Gardinier said she was pleased the new bakery owners would continue to sponsor the sale. The cookies will be available May 1 […]

DECA Students Quest for International Success

Fifteen MHS students attended the Michigan DECA State Career Development Conference at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids March 15-17.  All were professional, poised, and well spoken, representing Milan well. Out of the 15 competing members, five qualified for Internationals, one received a State Finalist medal, and six were chosen to attend the Thrive […]

Local farmers provide fresh produce

Local farmers provide fresh produce

Vicki and Tom Zilke, owners and operators of Zilke Vegetable Farm in Milan, are gearing up for the growing season.  The homestead has three hoop houses and the couple is busy preparing the beds with compost and seeding trays. No fertilizer is used, as the Zilke produce is certified naturally grown. Besides bringing fresh vegetables […]

H&R Block Answers Essential Tax Questions for First-Time Filers

First job. First car. First apartment. First tax return. These signal some of the rites of passage into adulthood. More than 5 million taxpayers will file their own individual tax return for the first time this tax season and they may not know where to start. Many first-time filers have been dependents on someone else’s […]

Customer Service in Business

When you begin any business, one of the most important things to remember is that good customer service is a necessity. The food concession business is no different. If anything, it’s more important to be friendly and have a good relationship with your customers because it’s even more difficult to build up a loyal clientele […]