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Free Methodists helped build the Union Church in Milan in 1866

By Martha Churchill Free Methodists stepped up to the plate and helped build the Union Church in Milan in 1866. These brave souls were part of a denomination that had just formed a few years before in New York. They grew rapidly in Michigan, holding its first organizational meeting in this state on June 22, […]

Ex-POW speaks at fundraiser for support group

By Joyce Ervin “In the Hands of the Enemy” was emotional and sometimes humorous for 190 people who came to hear six POWs tell their stories.  The Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser benefited a POW support group the veterans are a part of at the Veterans Administration Healthcare System in Ann Arbor. Carl Weller was held captive in […]

Home fire in Mill Race Shores displaces family of six

A home fire in Mill Race Shores, off of Allen Rd. in Milan, on Feb. 6 has displaced the family of Heather and Nate Herron and their children  Lexi, Emily, Cecila and Collin,  ages  11 to 4-years.  Milan Area Fire Chief Stevens said the department responded to a fire of a manufactured home.  The fire caused […]

Milan Swim Club helps raise funds for their community

Milan Swim Club helps raise funds for their community

The Milan Swim Club made quite a splash, when they supported the American Red Cross fundraiser, Swim-A-Cross Plus, this past summer.  Regional Events Coordinator Mary Kumbier recently sent the club a formal thank you for participating. Sixteen Milan athletes swam a total of 32 miles and raised more than $1,783 with pledges from their sponsors. […]

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