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Counting down to fair: 1891-1899 (with photos from last year)

Here’s the second installment of the past history of the Chelsea Community Fair, which takes place this year from Aug. 21-Aug. 25 and will celebrate its 75th anniversary. 1891: Second annual fair of Chelsea Union Agricultural Society opened Tuesday, October, … Read more

Dexter, Lima, Lyndon and Sylvan township election results

Here are the unofficial township board election results from Tuesday’s primary election. The winners are in bold type. Dexter Township Supervisor: “I’d like to thank the voters of Dexter Township for expressing confidence in me,” said Jim Drolett, who won … Read more

Flags at half-staff to honor victims of Wisconsin shooting

President Barak Obama has ordered the flag lowered to half-staff until sunset on Friday, Aug. 10, to honor the victims of the Oak Creek, Wis. tragedy. “My thoughts and sincere condolences go out to the countless people affected by yesterday’s … Read more

Counting down to fair: Livestock Auction Thursday, Aug. 23

MEMBERS OF THE CHELSEA-DEXTER STEER, LAMB, SWINE AND FEEDER CALF CLUBS  INVITE EVERYONE TO THEIR ANNUAL PRIZE LIVESTOCK AUCTION THURSDAY, AUGUST 23TH, 2012 AT 7:00 P.M. FOR MORE BUYER’S INFORMATION CONTACT: JOE WESOLOWSKI 475-9538, RON STOFFER 475-8153 OR AUCTIONEER LOREN … Read more

2012 Primary Election: local candidates, ballot question

As Chelsea, Dexter, Lima, Lyndon, and Sylvan township voters head to the polls Tuesday for the primary election, they are reminded that unlike the general election, once you’ve voted for a candidate in a political party, who must stick to … Read more