Officials with the City of Highland are reporting that Mayor Joseph Michaelis has responded well to his surgery and care and is now in a rehabilitation facility. Michaelis says he is grateful for the many cards and well-wishes as he begins his recovery.
To concentrate on his rehabilitation, he is receiving no visitors at this time. In lieu of a visit, cards may still be sent to him at:
Attn: Mayor Michaelis
PO Box 218
Highland, IL 62249
Mayor Michaelis sustained serious injuries to his spine following a fall at his home a few weeks ago.