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Blissfield chosen as site for proposed ag-related museum

Posted by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off

8th November

Blissfield is the definite site selection for a future agricultural-related museum that will be designed by Friedrich St. Florian, designer of the National WWII Memorial  in Washington, D.C..
The decision was made by a unanimous vote of the board of directors, of the Agricultural Awareness and Preservation Museum, according to a press release from the organization, Friday.
Blissfield is the location but the actual site within the community is still open for discussion,  the release said.
The museum will be anchored by a large farm toy collection donated by local, renowned collectors. The directors also aim for it to serve the region and nation as an educational resource focusing on agricultural history, the industry of farming and more.
The board of directors had looked at sites both in the village of Blissfield and the city of Adrian for the museum … Read More »


Halloween Hours: UPDATE … No Rotary bonfire, but trick-or-treat a “go”

Posted by Victoria Keith in News. Comments Off

31st October

As of 2 p.m. today (Halloween), local communities are still planning on trick-or-treating taking place this evening, but the Rotary bonfire and Halloween parade have been cancelled, due to weather .

Blissfield and Riga has trick-or-treating from 5:30-7 p.m. Whiteford and the village of Deerfield have scheduled trick-or-treating from 6- 8 p.m. The Palmyra Township Fire Department Halloween Party begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m.

According to Blissfield Rotary President Andy Borchardt , all of the food and supplies purchased for this evening’s cancelled Rotary bonfire will be donated to local food banks.


FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS; BD at Hudson; Whiteford hosts Sterling Hts. Pkwy. Christian

Posted by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

27th October

The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced high school football playoff district matchups Sunday evening.  Two area Tri County Conference teams’ records earned them play-off bids.
Whiteford (7-2) will play Sterling Heights Parkway Christian ((5-4) in a home game this coming weekend. The winner of that game will play the winner of the Lenawee Christian ( 7-2) and Detroit Allen  (6-2) for the Division 8 district championship.
Britton Deerfield (6-3)  will play in a a cross-county affair as they travel to Hudson most likely on Friday night for the first round in a Division 7 matchup. The winner of that game will play the winner of the Melvindale Academy for Business & Technology (5-4) and Detroit Loyola (9-0) game to advance to the regional championship.