Function plus frills

Tribune Chronicle / Bob Coupland

Howland resident Michael Chomos bids Monday on one of several rain barrels made by Howland High School art students. The barrels are on display through May 17 at the Howland Township Administration Building and will be auctioned from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18 during the Howland Farmers Market. The public can bid on them through May 17. There are 11 barrels, and all proceeds will go to the school.