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Sunday, 2012 Sep 23rd


Saline City officials say a state constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot will highjack the Michigan's democratic tradition of “majority rules.”

At its Sept. 10 meeting, Saline City Council voted 7-0 to pass a resolution supporting a “no” vote on Proposal 5, also known as the “super-minority” constitutional amendment.


Abby Rentschler was second overall and Gloria Park set an all-time personal best at the Jackson Invitational.


Anthony Lamus was the first Hornet over the finish line.


After winning two straight weekend tournaments, Saline fell to North Branch in the semifinals Saturday.


Maddy Frost and Emily Lau each won two events to pace the Hornets.


Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home. The service is at 11 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church.


Saline improved to 4-1 on the season and 2-1 in the SEC Red Conference standings with a 28-25 victory Friday night.

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They'’re bringing the zoo to Downtown Saline, and it’s free! 

Where else can you ride ponies and pet exotic animals for free? Kinderplatz is full of children’s activities, so many that it should wear them outso you can get that much needed break later! In addition to the petting zoo and pony rides, they can bounce their way through the Bounce House and obstacle course and then sit down and make a fun craft to take home!

Crafts and activities are hosted by area churches, businesses, school PTO and PTAs, daycares and non-profit organizations. 

Community News


What’s better on a cool fall day than a piping hot cup of chili?  How about 10 varieties of delicious chili to choose from, made by the talented students in the Saline High School culinary arts program and Saline Area Fire Department firefighters.

Community News

Saturday, 2012 Sep 22nd

Match medalist Emily White continues to rack up the victories, but Saline fell to Pioneer by five strokes.


We received this press release from school board candidates Smita Nagpal and Diane Friese, who are running as a team. Karen Delhey and Paul Hynek are also running as a team. There are two six-year terms up for grabs in the election.


Smita Nagpal and Diane Friese, two of the candidates for Saline School Board, presented a slideshow on their candidacy and fielded questions from a varied audience at the Brewed Awakenings Café last night.

Gage Hammond caught a 64-yard touchdown pass and returned a kick for a 90-yard touchdown as Saline won at Bedford, 28-25.


Friday, 2012 Sep 21st

If you left it out in violation of the city's ordinance, it could be at city hall.


The Saline Hornets' JV football team defeated Bedford 28-20 Thursday night.

The varsity Hornets (3-1, 1-1 SEC) visit Bedford (3-1, 2-0 SEC).

The Hornets are looking to bounce back from a tough 7-6 loss to Pioneer. Bedford and Pioneer were considered favorites in the SEC by most pre-season guessers.

Kickoff is at 7 p.m.



The Saline Hornets swam to victory over Pioneer Thursday, winning 127-59.



Thursday, 2012 Sep 20th

Come see why more and more drivers are plugging in instead of paying at the pump.

Community News

The Saline Community Church celebrates its 10th anniversary Sunday, Sept. 23.

Community News


The Michigan House has overwhelmingly approved landmark legislation to raise awareness and reduce the amount of head-related injuries in youth sports, state Rep. Mark Ouimet announced Thursday.

House Bill 5697 requires coaches to immediately remove an athlete from play if a concussion is suspected, and return only after written authorization from an appropriate health professional.


The Saline varsity volleyball team overcame a slow start Wednesday to defeat Pioneer, 25-17, 23-25, 25-11 and 25-16.

Saline improved to 24-7-2 overall and 6-1 in the SEC.

"I wasn't very happy at all with our first two sets," said Saline coach Lisa Shea. "We missed too many serves and we just didn't play with the kind of energy and discipline that I expect this team to play with."

But Saline bounced back and played well in the final two sets.