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Once again, Chelsea‘s Halloween costume judging will be at the Cole Funeral Chapel parking lot. Cider and donuts will be provided, and in addition, there will be a Jack-o-lantern contest this year. Judging will take place before the official start of trick-or-treating and the games, so the costumes will be fresh and while it is [...]

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By Lisa Carolin The school year may not be much more than a month old, but it’s never too early to give credit where is due. Chelsea High School Principal Mike Kapolka recently gave a number of “staff shout outs” for staff member’s commitment to excellence. Shelley Weber was credited with making transitions easy for [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 20th, 2014

   

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 20th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Matt Cole for the information in this story.) The Washtenaw Whippets field hockey team finished the regular season with two wins last week. On Oct. 14, the Whippets defeated Academy of Sacred Heart, on senior night, at home 3-0. Jessie Olmsted led off the scoring, assisted by Sarah Mesko [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 20th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Burrill Strong for the photos in this gallery. More of his work can be found here. ) We In! That was the saying last Friday night after Chelsea dismantled their rivals to the east, Dexter, 38-12. The win pushed Chelsea’s record to 6-2 and qualified them for the football [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 20th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Susie Catherman for these photos.) Cori Walworth, a sophomore at Chelsea High School, twirled with fire at the football game on Friday night during the pre-game festivities.

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 20th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Chris Orlandi for the information in this story.) Since Dexter doesn’t have enough participants to field a freshman squad, the Chelsea freshman football team scheduled a game against Olivet. However, Olivet was forced to cancel that game, and as a result, the Chelsea JV and frosh teams combined [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 20th, 2014

Frank Joseph Kornexl, Grass Lake, age 77, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born Feb. 8, 1937 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of Frank and Dorothy (Swarthout) Kornexl. Frank was a member of Salem Grove United Methodist Church.  He was in the Army from 1956-58.  [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 19th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Tom Hodgson and the Waterloo Natural History Association for the information and photos in this column.) Local fall color is at its peak now and should stay at maximum through Wednesday barring heavy rains or high winds.  So, this is the last chance to enjoy the leaves in all [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 19th, 2014

Getting around town will be a little tricky starting tomorrow with the expected closure of the railroad tracks on M-52. Please give yourself some extra time and be patient with your fellow drivers and visitors who may be trying to figure out where they are going. And, while I’m at it, please keep an eye [...]

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