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Missouri Main Street Hosts Town Hall in Milan

By Echo Menges The Missouri Main Street push in Milan continues to build community support. On Tuesday, May 10, approximately 40 community members from throughout Sullivan County gathered at the Milan Community Center to participate in a Missouri Main Street driven Town Hall meeting. The meeting was led by Ben White, MO Main Street Program…

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NEMO Track Teams Strike Gold At Class 2 MSHSAA Championships

By: David Sharp Milan and Highland won gold medals along with several high finishes at the May 20-21, 2022 MSHSAA Class 1-2 Track Championships at Jefferson City. The second day was plagued by rain, causing the event to be delayed by two hours. Rain fell on the 4x400m relay medal ceremonies and some of the…

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Milan City Council Discusses KTVO’s Sky Cam Proposal

City Council Minutes submitted by Lisa Sharp, City Clerk The Mayor and Board of Aldermen of Milan, Missouri met for a regular meeting at the Milan City Hall, 212 E. 2nd Street, on May 2, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. with the following Aldermen present: Randy McCollum, Ed Reger, Richard Head and Lesa Smith. Also present:…

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Area Graduations To Be Held

Area schools will be celebrating their graduations this weekend. Milan C-2 Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the High School Gymnasium Green City Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the High School Gymnasium Linn County R-1 Sunday, May 15 at 2:30 p.m. in the High School Gymnasium Newtown-Harris Friday, May 20 at 7:00…

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St. Mary’s Church Cornerstone Centennial Anniversary

Submitted by Dennis Ryan Saturday May 7, 2022, marks the one hundredth anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of St. Mary’s Catholic church. At this time in history, it was seen as an epochal event in Milan and Sullivan County and will always be remembered as an event of prime historical importance because it…

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Dodson Named New Milan High School Principal

Submitted by Dr. Ben Yocom, Superintendent MILAN, MO – On Thursday, April 21, 2022 the Milan C-2 Board of Education hired Brooke Dodson to serve as the Milan High School Principal. Dodson will begin official duties on August 1, 2022. Dodson is a 2006 graduate of Milan High School. Upon completion of college Dodson returned…

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Eitel Named Area Star Farmer at 94th MO FFA Convention

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 22, 2022 -The Missouri FFA Association recognized Blake Austin Eitel of the Milan FFA Chapter as the Area 3 Star Farmer at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention. His parents are Paul and Deanna Eitel. His advisors are Jarred Sayre and Allyson Buckallew. Area Star Farmers are chosen based upon outstanding production agriculture…

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Milan Chamber of Commerce Welcomes NEMR Fiber Internet

Submitted by Haley Weter The Milan Chamber of Commerce (MCC) and NEMR conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, April 15, 2022, to celebrate and welcome NEMR bringing fiber internet to Milan. “NEMR is excited to bring fiber optic internet to our Milan friends,” said Jennifer Chrisman of NEMR. “Fiber optic internet is capable of…

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Green City R-1 School Announces Staffing Changes

By: David Sharp Citing health reasons, Green City head boys’ basketball coach and Athletic Director Donnie Fields has announced his retirement from teaching and coaching. Donnie Fields has led Green City to three consecutive Boys District boys’ basketball championships. “It seemed like it was time,” Donnie Fields told the Milan Standard. “I didn’t want to…

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City of Milan Welcomes New Administrator

MILAN, MO. – The Milan City Council voted on Monday, April 4, 2022, to authorize an employment agreement with Crystal Bupp as the city’s next city administrator, effective April 6, 2022. “The City of Milan is excited to welcome Crystal as our next city administrator,” said Mayor Andy Herington. “Crystal’s institutional knowledge of our community,…

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