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Sunday, 2018 Jun 24th

A year ago, NHL draft day came and went and not a single NHL looked at Saline's Brandon Kruse and thought he was the right fit.

Saturday, Vegas Golden Knights, the sporting world's most successful collection of misfits, drafted Kruse in the fifth round.

Sports

Saturday, 2018 Jun 23rd

Brandon Kruse is property of the Vegas Golden Knights.

Kruse, a Saline resident who starred at Bowling Green in his freshman year, was drafted 135th overall in the fifth round of the NHL Entry Draft in Dallas Saturday.

Kruse, overlooked in his first year of eligibility, put himself on the map with a great freshman year at Bowling Green. 

Kruse scored eight goals and had 25 assists. He was named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team.

Sports

Youngsters will enjoy “Lords & Ladies of Wee Folks Island” at this year’s Saline Celtic Festival, July 14 in Mill Pond Park.

Friday, 2018 Jun 22nd

This Saturday The Native Heart is back playing at the market from 9am-noon! Here’s the list of this weekends vendors! 

Celtic Dairy- Goat milk soap

Czechbox Bakery- baked goods 

Cheer Up Farm- Preservative free, bottled maple syrup

Dave's Honey- local Saline honey, honey sticks, wax and other bee related items

Dandylion Designs Jewelry- handmade jewelry and art 

Fieldstone Farm and Nursery- plants and shrubs 

E. Sue Hendricks- sewn items, signs and ghost pepper salt

Fifty years ago, 138 young men and women representing the 100th class to graduate from Saline High School, walked across a stage, shook hands with Saline Schools’ Superintendent Harold Hintz and received their diplomas as their family and friends cheered. Little did they know that as they exited, they would begin a journey where most would still be going strong five decades later.

Schools

The Saline Post is featuring the lives and stories of the 100th graduating class from Saline Area Schools, the Class of 1968. There are 16 members of the class whose voices have been silenced by their untimely deaths.

Schools

Between the years 1988 – 1993, ABC featured a television show highlighting the coming of age of Kevin Arnold, a suburban, middle-class adolescent growing up during the years 1968 – 1973. Week after week, viewers watched with amusement, and a bit of nostalgia and sadness, as Kevin pursued his love interest, Winnie Cooper.

Schools

The iconic magazine Life recently published a special edition that carried the headline:

Schools

Thursday, 2018 Jun 21st

Saline City Council adopted a capital improvements plan at Monday’s meeting. This plan will guide improvements to city infrastructure and parks, acquisitions and other improvements between 2019-24.

Government

About 200 people visited downtown Saline for the first Summer Music Series concert of the season last Thursday.

The ABC Sisters, inspired by the famous Andrew Sisters, and the Saline Big Band, provided the entertainment while guests tapped toes, enjoyed food and beverages on restaurant patios and kids frolicked on South Ann Arbor Series.

For Holli Andrews, the new executive director of Saline Main Street, it was her first Summer Music Series concert.

Downtown Saline

Mayor Brian Marl invited all Saline-area senior citizens to the 2018 Saline Senior Conference.

 

Seniors

It was an exciting and fun-filled time at Pooh Corner in Saline, when preschool youngsters walked across the bride at Mill Pond Park and received a diploma, a book and an ‘All About Me” page.

Schools

Lomas Brown will be among the former professional football players at the 27th Annual RH Ping Athletic Scholarship Celebrity Golf Outing at 11 a.m., June 22.

The event, at Brookside Golf Course in Saline, begins at 11 a.m.

Sports

The Summer Music Series – a free, outdoor concert series brought to you by Saline Main Street, continues on South Ann Arbor Street this Thursday June 21 at 7 p.m. with The Invasion, Detroit's premium British Invasion cover band.

Downtown Saline

Warren W. Escott, age 63, of Saline died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at the U of M Medical Center surrounded by his family.  He was born August 9, 1954 in Saline to the late Lavern Wallace and Eula Belle (Jeffrey) Escott.

Obituaries

Wednesday, 2018 Jun 20th

Pittsfield Township Police are investigating a series of middle-of-the-night home invasions.

Police & Fire

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