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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,” […]

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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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On Thursday, Aug. 10, the Chelsea Community Fair grounds was a beehive of activity with youth and adults from all venues setting up the barns in anticipation of the arrival of the animals and the projects. The fair runs from Tuesday, Aug. 22-Saturday, Aug. 26 and more information can be found here. You can also […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 18th, 2017

Arthur N. “Art” Stoll of Chelsea, age 87, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Chelsea. He was born May 23, 1930 in Ann Arbor, the son of Arthur D. and Erma M. (Haarer) Stoll.  Art graduated from Dexter High School in 1948, and in 1949 he married his high […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 12th, 2017

Mary J. (Thurow) Eschelbach formerly of Ann Arbor, Dexter and Chelsea age 93, died Monday, May 8, 2017 at Saline Evangelical Home. She was born March 27, 1924 in Springport, MI the daughter of George H. and Vera (Gregory). Mary graduated from Springport High School in 1943. On June 10, 1945, she married Neil Alfred […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 1st, 2017

On June 29, 2017, Hager “Jack” Sizemore, Jr. of Dexter, passed away at home, following an extended illness. Jack was born January 29, 1956 to Alma Bailey and Hager Jack Sizemore, Sr., both of whom preceded him in death along with his brother Jeffrey Sizemore.  Jack worked at Madison Electric Company of Ann Arbor for […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 9th, 2017

If you subscribe to Dish Network, the company reminds customers that a DISH representative will never call you to ask for your account number, credit/debit card number, or social security number. In fact, you should be suspicious of anyone that calls you and asks for this information. Be wary of scams in which callers pretend […]

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