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Friday, 2013 Jan 25th

No other school in Michigan had more than three finalists for the MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award.


Gretchen Driskell will serve on the Commerce Committee and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, while Adam Zemke will serve on House Appropriations.



The recent shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, CT have reminded us that we need remain focused on how best to protect children in our schools.  All children have the right to go to school and learn in a safe and nurturing environment.  Educational research shows that learning is enhanced when children feel safe in a healthy school environment.


Rather than debate the merit of retooling an old school for an arts center, participants brainstormed what a successful arts and culture center looks like.

Arts & Entertainment

Bring old hats, scarves, pipes, carrots and anything else you can think of to decorate snowmen at Henne Field Saturday.


Thursday, 2013 Jan 24th

Saline defeated Dexter and Monroe Wednesday night.


More homes sold in 2012, and they sold for higher prices.

Produce and specialty items include winter squash, potatoes, onions, carrots, cabbage, brussel sprouts, meat, eggs, coffee, tea, honey, maple syrup, jams/jellies…even hot oatmeal and vegetable soup, plus so much more.  Yummy baked goods are plentiful...handmade pretzels are back this week.  We have all kinds of hand-crafted items as well as soaps, lip balms and the list goes on and on.  Come do your grocery shopping and maybe even gift shopping with us.  Remember to shop for Valentine’s Day (not far away).  We have an abundance of chocolate and sweet goodies.

Boysal loves to help others. Even as a middle school student, peers voted to give her the "Helping Hands" award.


Saturday's Winterfest 5k moves north of Michigan Avenue and utilizes the new non-motorized path near the library.

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The community is encouraged to attend a public forum to discuss the possibility of using the shuttered Houghton Elementary School as an arts and culture center. 

The first of two public forums takes place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24 at Stone Arch Arts & Events, located at 117 S. Ann Arbor St.

The forum is being held by the Saline Arts and Culture Committee. According to member Nancy Byers, the committee is just starting a conversation.

Arts & Entertainment

Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a 47-year-old truck driver from Detroit.

Police & Fire

Wednesday, 2013 Jan 23rd

With local city and law enforcement leaders in attendance, school officials discussed ways to make school safer for students, teachers and staff.


A 17-year-old Saline male hit a patch of ice and crashed head-on into the school bus.

Police & Fire

The third annual Saline Winterfest takes place Saturday, Jan. 26 in downtown Saline and at Henne Field. The event is being organized by Saline Main Street.

Today we continue our countown to Winterfest.

Reason #3: Euchre!

The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a euchre tournament from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the space once home to the Spotted Dog Winery at 108 E Michigan Ave.

Call the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce at 429-4494 to reserve a spot or for more details.

Arts & Entertainment

Dearborn native Dean Garbarz worked in parks and recreation and taught in Detroit before coming to Saline Area Schools.


Tuesday, 2013 Jan 22nd

Melissa Needham paced the Hornets with 10 points and 7 rebounds in the 52-33 loss.