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Saturday, 2013 Mar 30th

We will have a great selection of Easter Basket goodies as well as food for your Holiday table including potatoes, onions, cabbage, pork, lamb, chicken, eggs, as well as honey, maple syrup, bread, rolls, coffee cake, pies, cookies, bars, sweet rolls, pepperoni rolls...and the list goes on.

Hand-crafted items are plentiful too.

Come see for yourself.

Open 9am-noon, Saturdays, at Liberty School.


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The annual Saline Area Chamber of Commerce Eggstravaganza starts at Busch's. Kids can collect eggs on the bunny trail from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

No one was hospitalized in the Friday evening crash.

Friday, 2013 Mar 29th

Saline Main Street held its first-ever Annual Meeting on February 28 at the Stone Arch. The meeting began with a meet and greet, and then at 7:00 PM the program began. The room was filled, and there was excitement in the air.

The following reports are from Saline Police Records.


Depth carried the Saline boys’ track and field team to its second straight victory to open the 2013 season.

Saline finished with 138 points at the Charger Preview at Hillsdale College Thursday. Wyandotte Roosevelt was second with 105 points.

The Hornets claimed two individual victories and won both relay events.

Joey Leptich won the 60 meter hurdles, finishing in 8.83 seconds. Hunter Krebs was fourth.

John Smutny won the shot put with a throw of 48-06. Nicholas Sawyer was second with a 46-07. Matthew Cole was seventh with a 40-09.

Quenee Dale won three events for Saline.

Chelsey Bishop scored three goals for Saline.

Saline High School FFA members in Lansing for the Michigan FFA Convention got a VIP tour of the state capitol.

The tour was led by State Rep. Gretchen Driskell, (D-Saline), who took time out of her busy schedule to show Saline FFA members Erica Drake and Cassidy Polzin around the capitol.

Erica and Cassidy were Saline FFA's voting delegates at the March 6-8th Michigan FFA Convention at Michigan State University

Thursday, 2013 Mar 28th



The Saline Area Schools Board of Education conducted their quarterly review of Superintendent Scot Graden at the regular meeting on March 26th.  The review was conducted in closed session.

Board President David Holden noted, "Superintendent Graden continues to navigate the District in a positive direction despite the challenging financial environment we continue to face.

Superintendent Graden was named Interim Superintendent in October, 2007 and was named permanent in March, 2008.  His current contract runs through June 30, 2016.


The Saline Stingrays swim team won their second straight Southern Michigan Swim League championship March 23-24 at Milan High School.

Coached by Megan Crosbie, Cristina Czyrka, Doug Fisher and Micayla Glennie, Saline edged Chelsea for the championship. The Saline team finished with 2456.5 points. Second place Chelsea finished with 2,368 points.

The Stingrays took first place in many age groups, including 8U girls, 8U combined, 9-10 boys, 9-10 combined, 11-12 boys, 11-12 girls, and 11-12 combined.

A survey will be launched April 9, with issues covering academic preparation, student support, parent engagement, school operations and accessibility of school leaders, among other topics.

Tommy Hickey scored three goals and Brent Braun had two goals and four assists for Saline, who won 14-1.

Wednesday, 2013 Mar 27th

The Saline junior varsity boys' lacrosse team won its home opener by beating Dexter, 15-2, Wednesday.

Tyler Schaefer scored 5 goals and added two assists to pace the Hornets. Matt Nyrkkanen added two goals. Tyler Powell, Garret Lessner, Jacob Bargo and Michael Olson also scored for Saline.


Saline Area Schools holds its annual Kindergarten Registration Night at 6 p.m., April 11, at Libert School.

The event features a short presentation in the Liberty School auditorium that will tell prospective parents about what kindergarten has to offer in Saline Area Schools.

Parents will have the opportunity to meet principals and kindergarten teachers from Woodland Meadows, Pleasant Ridge and Harvest elementary schools. The event will provide the chance for parents to get answers to questions about this important transition.

Due to the short time span and close proximity investigators believe all three vehicle shootings are related, police say.

After August 1, tuition will increase $2 per credit hour for in-district rates.