Village of Colon awarded Liberty Tree Memorial

The Village of Colon  has been designated one of the country’s Liberty Tree Memorial sites. The Liberty Tree Memorial includes a ceremonial 10 ft. tall disease-resistant American Liberty Elm and commemorative bronze Liberty Tree plaque that tells the story of …

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Colon 4th of July Celebration 2010

   4th of July activities:                          July 2                         Flares on  Palmer Lake        July 3                     Parade at 11 am                Flotilla  at 6 pm Palmer Lake                                       Fireworks 10 pm  at the Dam area

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Fish Fry at Colon American Legion Post#454

Fish Fry !! Colon American Legion will have a Fish Fry on April 30, 2010 from 5:30 pm to 8 pm. All you can eat for $7!  Take outs please call 432-9088.

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Big Old Tree

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The huge, very old, pine tree outside my window is host to a variety of wildlife.  During the winter, a couple of squirrels tantalize the cats with their antics, chasing each other up and down the trunk, then over and …

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Baked Steak Dinner

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Masonic Lodge is having a Baked Steak Dinner for $8, March 19, 2010, from 4 to 7 pm. For take outs call 432-2898. Dinner includes Baked Steak, mashed potatoes, choice of green beans or corn and dessert!

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Early Spring

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March came in like a lamb this year so I wonder how it will go out.  Right now, the view from our window looks like those last days of winter when nothing is very pretty.  The snow is gone, the …

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Facade Grant meeting

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There will be a facade grant meeting on Tuesday March 16th  at 1pm at the Village offices.  The Village has invited Aaron D. Catlin, Development / Architecture Manager of FLEIS & VANDENBRINK ENGINEERING, INC. to hold a meeting with the businesses …

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Colon Police Dept seeking donations to Mi-Cops

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On March 26th area police officers are going to play a benefit basketball game against the Constantine Public School’s Faculty to  raise money for Mi-COPS [Michigan Conerns of Police Survivors.    This  group supports families of officers killed in the line of  with  everything …

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Swans

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Last year around this time, while the ground was still under cover of snow but the lake ice had melted, an elegant swan pair swam silently into the millrace.  They stayed, lazily swimming around, while the ducks made room for …

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Join Us for one of these Interesting Programs

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The American Bison A brief history of the buffalo, or American Bison, its importance to the Plains Indians and to the American conservation movement. presented by American History enthusiast Cheryl Engle Thursday, March 4th, 6:30-8:00 pm Colon Township LibraryYou’ll have …

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