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Wednesday, 2019 May 01st

On Wednesday, May 1, the WCRC closed Braun Road, west of Macon Road, for a culvert failure.
The road will be closed until further notice.


Tuesday, 2019 Apr 30th

Plans for the 2019 Saline Community Fair are being finalized and several new activities will be included. The 2019 fair will be held August 28 – September 2 at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. Since Saline Area Schools will be in session during part of the fair week there are several special programs taking place in the late afternoon on Wednesday, August 28, which has also been designated as Saline Schools Day.


Pittsfield Charter Township will host its annual Passport 2 Pittsfield Open House on Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. All are welcome to visit the following Township facilities and parks that will be open to the public and hosting activities: Township Hall (6201 W. Michigan Ave.), Police Station and Fire Station #1 (6227 W. Michigan Ave.), Utilities Field Office (4467 Concourse Drive), and Lillie Park South (4365 Platt Road).


13 people died on Michigan roadways since last week making a total of 249 this year.  In addition, 69 more were seriously injured for a statewide total of 1,296 to date.  

Compared to last year at this time there are 20 more fatalities and 49 fewer serious injuries.

Numbers are provided by the Michigan State Police.

NHTSA and FRA Launch Rail Crossing Safety Campaign

Police & Fire

Our 3v3 tourney is right around the corner. Get your teams signed up today!

Saline High School senior Lexi Poupore has committed to wrestle with the women's program at Adrian College. Poupore was a member of the Saline varsity wrestling team and also finished runner-up in her weight class in the Michigan girls' wrestling championship. Poupore is also a member of the Saline varsity soccer team.


Jo Ann Duffany, born April 2, 1942, resident of Brownstown Township, former resident of Saline, Michigan, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday April 26, 2019 surrounded by her loving children, at 77 years of age.


Monday, 2019 Apr 29th

Saline High School’s Science Olympiad Team completed the 2019 season with a strong performance at the State Championship Tournament, held at Michigan State University.  The team finished in fifth place, improving upon their ninth place showing in 2018.  


F. Joan Kiessel, 92, of Saline, MI joined Our Lord peacefully on Friday, April 26, 2019.  Joan was born on March 22, 1927, in Saginaw, MI to the late Michael J. Hart and Wilma (Slinkard) Hart.  Joan was married to William R. (Bill) Kiessel on January 22, 1949.  She is survived by Bill and her five children, Margaret (Michael) Morrow of East Lansing; Robert (Judith) Kiessel of Plymouth; Laura (Joseph) Meyecic of White Lake; Martha Walts of Ypsilanti, and William D.


Sunday, 2019 Apr 28th

On Sunday April 28, 2019 members of Scouts BSA Troop 439 planted 200 White Pine seedlings at Tri County Sportmen's League in remembrance of Earth Day. The troop spent the weekend camping at the sportsmen's, club hosting several perspective new members, and area webelos scouts and parents from Cub Scout Pack 461 (Saline, MI) and Pack 449 (Milan, MI).

Saline High School's choral music department presented Cabaret in the Ellen A Ewing Performing Arts Center Wednesday and Thursday.

Attendees were treated to two hours of music - by all of the Saline High School Choirs - and then special solos and ensembles. They also enjoyed desserts prepared by the students in the culinary arts program.

Below is SCTN's video from the event.



Paul Schwimmer just got back from the South Pacific doing what he loves: locating the remains of U.S. servicemen who died in World War II.


Jim Pruitt has left us.

He was a husband. A father. A Christian. An American. A libertarian. A journalist. He was each of those with exactly the right amount of pride. I first knew Jim as a feared rival and later as a respected friend.

Saturday, 2019 Apr 27th

The Washtenaw County Road Commission, in partnership with the City of Saline, will hold an open house on Thursday, May 9 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Saline Recreation Center located at 1866 Woodland Drive, Saline, MI 48176.

Attendees can learn about the roundabout that will be constructed at the Textile Road and Woodland Drive intersection in the summer of 2020. WCRC representatives will be present to answer any questions.


As of Friday, the Washtenaw County Road Commission Textile Road closed to all traffic from the Thomas Road intersection to just west of Platt Road in Pittsfield Township due to extremely muddy conditions. This area is within the already closed section of Textile Road that will be paved this summer. Local traffic must seek an alternate route.

This total closure is expected to last until at least Wednesday, May 1. All dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.


This week episode of SMS Buzz is hosted by Faith Houston and Avery Michowski. It features Geek Weekly, a segment on the Super Smash Bros Club, and a feature on the Washington DC Trip.


Collin Wagner and Adair Jost host this week's episode of Hornet Nation, which features a segment on soccer players learning tennis from members of the tennis team. There's also a feature on science teacher Mr. Karapas and his high school athletics career.


SHS Today is the award-winning news program created by students in Nate Bush's class. This week's show was filmed live from the job fair at Saline High School. The hosts were Zach Plisko and Luke Atzinger.


Starting Memorial Day weekend and continuing through the summer, five Michigan cities within easy driving distance of Saline and Ann Arbor will host some of the hottest bluegrass picking in the country. 

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Friday, 2019 Apr 26th

Since opening this past January the student-run CP Federal Credit Union branch operated within the walls of Heritage School has acquired an impressive staff of Saline's finest students.