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Lisa Allmendinger on September 23rd, 2017

(Publisher’s note: Although not in Chelsea, I thought this event might be of interest to local aspiring authors.)

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 21st, 2017

Drivers are reminded that Dexter-Chelsea Road is now closed from McKinley to Fletcher through the end of the year as DTE-Gas installs a gas main. Use alternate routes and expect delays in the area. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the contractor for DTE – Gas got started on the installation of a gas main for the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 10th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patsy Brundage for the information in this story.) The St. Louis Guanella Village Children’s Homes are almost finished.  It is hard to believe that groundbreaking for the village started just one year ago. Mark your calendar now for a Quarter Mania benefit for St. Louis Center.  Check out our […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 4th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Jordan Miller for the information in this story.) On Tuesday, Aug. 29, Chelsea marked its first tally in the win column against Adrian. After an hour weather delay, they took the field with something to prove. Despite strong possession the from the Bulldogs, Adrian struck first. Chelsea responded […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 27th, 2017

In the last, and certainly the most prestigious youth competition of the 80th annual Chelsea Community Fair, Bailey Welshans, 17, of Dexter was named the Sweepstakes Showmanship winner. At the end of the competition, during which each senior showman showed each of the different species at the fair, Welshans and Mason Trinkle, 16, of Chelsea […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 26th, 2017

Chelsea’s Savanna Burchett, daughter of Harold and Becky Burchett, was named Chelsea Community Fair Queen Friday night. She also won the talent portion of the fair queen contest performing aerial silks to music, a combination of dance and gymnastics suspended above the ground while hanging from fabric. Her sponsor was Choice Home Designs. First runner-up […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 24th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin A little bit of rain didn’t stop the judging of the rabbits Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair. Kolleen Kuebler was proud to share the news that daughter Klara, soon to be an eighth-grader at Beach Middle School, received the Grand Champion Meat Pen trophy. “This teaches responsibility,” […]

Continue reading about Ben Polens, Channon Mason, Klara Kuebler Chelsea Community Fair rabbit winners

Lisa Allmendinger on August 20th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bobby H. Maldonado for the information in this story.) St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea hospital has allocated nearly $170,000 in donations for the 2017 fiscal year to support partner organizations in Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester and Stockbridge. Hospital funds have been allocated to meet the basic needs of the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 19th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Brenda Eisele for the information in this story.) The Dexter Hockey Club will be charging $5 to park in the privately-owned Chelsea Shopping Center lot during the Chelsea Community Fair. The funds raised will be used to support the U-M Depression Center – Teen Suicide Prevention Community Outreach Program […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 14th, 2017

This year’s contestants are Katie Kuebler of Chelsea, Savanna Burchett of Chelsea, Lauren Baker of Chelsea and Hannah Hicks of Dexter. Kuebler, 16, is a junior at Chelsea High School who will sing and play the ukulele for the talent portion of the competition. She plans to show rabbits and pigs at fair this year […]

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