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Saturday, 2018 Nov 17th

The SEC Red champion Saline girls swim and dive were one of the top performers at the MHSAA Division state championship preliminary round, held at Eastern Michigan University Friday. But things didn’t go quite as hoped for the Hornets, who need to make up too much ground to catch Brighton, Harrison and Skyline – the frontrunners after Friday’s competition.­

Sports

Friday, 2018 Nov 16th

When Saline stormed off the field, celebrating its game-winning defensive stand from inside the two yard line in the regional championship triumph over Rockford, even veteran coach Duane Wilson was speechless.

Sports

Let's talk about something serious: bullying. Not only is it hard for kids to admit when it's happening to them, even if they admit it, parents and teachers don't always know what to do. Thoughts flood your mind: Do I step in or let them "build resilience" and handle it themselves? Will they be bullied worse for tattling? How do I know that my kids are safe?

Health

Thursday, 2018 Nov 15th

If you love home-made cakes, pies and cupcakes, baked from scratch using natural ingredients, you’re going to love what’s coming to downtown Saline.

Business

Andrew Parrish told the board Gym America has more equipment which should allow for more practice for Saline High School gymnasts.

Schools

Devoted father, beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew; Kenn Kaye, 46, of Ann Arbor, Michigan passed away peacefully on October 29, 2018 with his family by his side.  A friend to all, Kenn’s kind smile and gentle demeanor endeared him to everyone he met. Kenn is survived by his son Gunnar Michael Kaye (10) of Allen Park, Michigan; parents Dennis and Dorothy (Jaworski) Kaye of Ann Arbor, Michigan; sister Bethany (John) Burnett of San Francisco, California; niece Gabrielle Chen of Oakland, California; and uncle Ron Jaworski of Wyandotte, Michigan.

Obituaries

Wednesday, 2018 Nov 14th

Announcing the 2018 Ride With Santa Coloring Contest

The Ride with Santa Coloring Contest is back!  Enter your coloring sheet for a chance to win a seat next to Santa in his sleigh at the 43rd Annual Saline Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5:30pm.

Community

Of the more than 100 Washtenaw County students who were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship program for the class of 2019, most of the 20 Saline students who were counted among them when the recipients announcement was made last September stood up to be recognized this week.

Saline High School Principal David Raft beamed with pride as he read the names of his most distinguished scholars among the current senior class that has learned and grown under the roof that he is responsible for at 1300 Campus Parkway.

Schools

Tuesday, 2018 Nov 13th

Students from FFA chapters across Michigan attended the 212° and 360° Leadership Conferences.

Grace Popa, Kaitlyn Higgins, Amanda Jedele, Sydney Masters, Emily Finkbeiner, and Annie Rothfuss, members of the Saline FFA Chapter, attended the event November 8-9, 2018 in Lansing, MI.

Schools

Every year Saline FFA competes in the Michigan FFA State Broiler contest. This year they took the gold, not once, not twice, but 3 times! A clean 1, 2, 3, sweep.

What is a broiler contest?

Schools

Join the Saline High School Choirs and Orchestra for their annual Masterworks performance! The evening will feature various works by each of the ensembles and culminate in a collaborative performance on Haydn's "Little Organ Mass." The concert is Monday, Nov. 19, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ellen Ewing Performing Arts Center at Saline High School.

Come for the Bake Sale after to support the SHS Choir's trip to Europe this Spring!

This event is free to the public.

Arts & Entertainment

Over 200 nativity scenes from around the world will be on display at Holy Faith Church from 1 to 5 p.m., Dec. 1, during the second annual "Follow the Star: Christmas Crèche Exhibit."

The nativity scenes have been collected by members of the church from various locations. 

The event is geared toward people of all ages. One room will be dedicated to nativity sets for children to explore. There will also be activities and stories for children.

Cookies and hot cocoa will be served.

The event is free and open to the public.

Faith

Monday, 2018 Nov 12th

Richard R. Lehtonen, 79, of The Villages, FL passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018. Mr. Lehtonen was born April 30, 1939 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Robert and Clara (Yon) Lehtonen. Richard was a retired tool maker and moved here in 2004 from Tampa. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, the German-American Club and the Michigan Club.

Obituaries

Planning is already underway for Saline Michigan’s 43rd Annual Christmas Parade in Downtown Saline to be held on Saturday, December 1st at 5:30 pm. The theme for the 2018 Saline Christmas Parade theme will be “Let it Snow in Saline”.

Community

Sunday, 2018 Nov 11th

Pundits and scholars are debating whether a blue wave swept America in last week’s midterm elections. But there is no debating this: A blue and gold tsunami is washing away all that stands in its path in the MHSAA Division 1 football play.

Sports

Saturday, 2018 Nov 10th

The regional championship football game between Saline and Rockford has been pushed back to 1:30 p.m.

The game will be played at Hornet Stadium.

Superintendent Scot Graden said one of the buses carrying Rockford students had an issue shortly before 10 a.m. Graden could not say what the issue was.

The game was originally scheduled for 1 p.m.

Saline and Rockford are playing for the regional championship. The winner advances to the final four next week against Clarkston.

Sports

Award-winning blues artist Luke Winslow-King is returning to Saline’s Stony Lake Brewing, 447 E. Michigan Ave., for a solo show on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m., just days after wrapping up his latest European tour.

Arts & Entertainment

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