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7-minute student documentary on the founding of Ypsilanti

The following video, which I just found out about through my friend Anjanette, was apparently created by a student team at Washtenaw Community College, for a documentary film class. It’s entitled, “The Naming of Ypsilanti.” I thought that you might find it of interest.

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How much will Ypsi’s historic Freighthouse sell for at auction, and who will our Emergency Financial Manager be?

Last night, I decided to do something I don’t usually do. Instead of just getting online and bitching about the changes that are taking place under the leadership of our current Governor, I decided to spend some time considering how, if I were so inclined, I might be able to cash in on some of […]

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Welcome to Blandsilanti

Last night, the Ypsi City Council met to, among other things, determine a course of action relative to the proposed Ypsitucky bluegrass festival. As I’m sure most of you know, there’s been a little bit of a hubbub over the name, which was proposed by the Depot Town CDC. Some think, given that the word […]

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