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Wednesday, 2019 Jan 23rd

A little more than 24 hours after the freezing rain began falling, some stretches of road in Washtenaw County appear more suitable for the luge than driving.

Weather

A series of pictures of a person walking atop the ice-covered Mill Pond drew interest Tuesday.

Saline resident Glena Lilley posted pictured which appeared to show the person crossing the pond from the eastern shore, heading toward the dam, and then turning back.

Four Hornets lit the lamp as Saline downed Dexter, 4-1, to improve to 12-1-3.

Sports

Steffi Bentley scored a career-high 17 points to lead Saline to an 84-42 victory over Romulus Tuesday as Saline improved to 9-1.

It was Saline’s second straight win. Saline hosts Monroe Friday evening.

Sports

On the outside, there was a cold, freezing rain and the area was coated with ice. But on the inside of the gym at Saline High School on Tuesday evening, the varsity basketball hoopsters played a disciplined game to defeat the Vikings from Lansing Everett, 74-68.  The win upped Saline’s record to 7-5 on the season.

Sports

Tuesday, 2019 Jan 22nd

City of Saline planners will consider requests from new businesses when the planning commission meets at City Hall at 7 p.m., Wednesday.

Government

The new Saline Board of Education took seat at Liberty School, Jan. 8.

In one of his final acts as Board President, Tim Austin swore in newly-elected trustees Jennifer Steben and Susan Estep.

Schools

Monday, 2019 Jan 21st

They’re the Hornets you hate to play against. The ones who wear you down until you cry uncle. They’re the Hornets who take whatever the coach throws them during and asks for more.

They are Saline’s junkyard dogs.

Sports

The Saline varsity girls basketball team returned to winning ways Friday with a dominant performance against their SEC Red rivals from Chelsea.

Sports

The local weather forecast called for heavy snow and freezing cold temperatures over the weekend. Unfortunately, that chilly forecast arrived in Saline earlier than expected.

Sports

Patricia Marguerite Fortin of Saline, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 86 years of age.

She married the love of her life, Lawrence Fortin on August 19, 1950.

Obituaries

John Rakoczy age 71, of Milan, Michigan passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 with his family by his side. John is survived by his wife Cheryl, and children Chad (Megan) Rakoczy, Joe Lovill, Jeff (Sara) Lovill, and Brian (Liz) Lovill. He is also survived by many grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews and friends.

During his life John loved playing golf and going to the beach with Cheryl. He was always quick to tell a good joke.

Obituaries

Saturday, 2019 Jan 19th

A National Weather Service winter weather advisory remains in effect until 8 p.m..

More snow could fall by 8 p.m., bringing the total accumulation to 4 to 6 inches. In addition, wind gusts could cause blowing snow in open and rural areas. Expect snow-covered roads and limited visibility and use caution when driving.

Weather

Friday, 2019 Jan 18th

Pittsfield Planning Commission postpones decision on chemical company request

Government

The Saline Police Department appears busier and more vigilant under the leadership of its new chief, Jerrod Hart.

Government

It’s been a busy week for the Saline-Chelsea ski team.

The team competed at Mt. Brighton Thursday evening.

Sports

Thursday, 2019 Jan 17th

On Saturday January 5, 2019, Celeste Filiatrault Flexon, loving wife, mother and Nana passed away at the age of 75. Known to her family and friends as Cissie, she was born to the late Robert and Marie Filiatrault in Cleveland, Ohio on November 19, 1943.

Obituaries

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