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Lisa Allmendinger on October 15th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin The Big 400 refers to the region that encompasses a 20 by 20 square mile area that surrounds Chelsea. Close to 50 people participated in this year’s Big 400 bus tour, which took place on Oct. 6, a magnificent fall day with light precipitation. This year’s tour covered the area northwest, northeast, […]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bobby H. Maldonado for the information in this story.) St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea (SJMC) recently received a $30,000 check from Gary and Kerin Klapperich, organizers of the 9th annual “It’s A Great Day to Be Alive” fundraiser. As in years past, funds raised from the event will support cancer […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 5th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 29th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Dan Kotman for the information in this story.) Both SRSLY Chelsea and SRSLY Dexter were two of the four organizations in the 7th District to receive a $125,000 grant each “to involve and engage the community to help prevent substance abuse among youth, including prescription drugs, marijuana, tobacco, and […]

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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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