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Saturday, 2018 Mar 17th

Linda Hedrick Hughes, 54, of Ypsilanti, Michigan passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 15, 2018 in her home, with her loving husband Theron Hughes at her side.

Linda was and still is the heart and soul of WAAM Radio. Friends are invited to celebrate Linda’s life on Tuesday March 20, 2018 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline.


Friday, 2018 Mar 16th

Saline Area Schools' Goal Group 3

Next generation classrooms that have a variety of seating options and exercises to foster positive communication were part of a presentation by the Saline Area Schools' Goal Group 3 to the district's trustees duri

The Saline Area Schools Board of Education will host a session about how to run for the board of education

The Saline Area Schools Board of Education will host a session on how to run for the board of education from 6-7 p.m. April 3 at the Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple Road, in Brecon Room A.

Topics will include time commitment, how and where to file forms, and more.

The seats of trustees Karen Delhey and Scott Hummel are up for election this cycle. 

Both are six-year terms, running from January 2019 to December 2024. The election will take place Nov. 6, 2018.


The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Saline Salutes Awards.  Nominations were gathered in February and the honorees then selected by a panel of community leaders representing a cross-section of the Saline area.  The Saline Salutes Awards, presented annually, are the most widely-respected and prestigious recognition of the citizen contributions from individuals living or working in the Saline area.  This year’s honorees are:


The birds are singing and the sun is shining.Spring is in the air.

That means local artists and creative people are busy preparing for the 22nd annual Saline Craft Show. The annual show is held at Saline Middle School from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 17.

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Norma Jean Masch, 90, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Glacier Hills in Ann Arbor, MI. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 7, 1927 to the late Howard and Elsie Curtis.

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At the March 13 meeting of the Saline Board of Education, the trustees heard a finance committee report and a policy committee report.

Thursday, 2018 Mar 15th

The David Holden Memorial 2018 Golf Scramble, benefiting the Washtenaw County Republican Party, will be held Aug. 18 at Rustic Glen Golf Club, 12090 W. Michigan Ave., Saline.

For $100, people get 18 holes of golf and a cart, a box lunch at the turn and a New York steak dinner after the outing. Buy your tickets at

Briarwood Ford is offering a two-year lease on a vehicle for the first hole in one at one of the holes.



Saline Police Chief Jerrod Hart is crediting an alert community member and good police work for the arrest of two Milan males suspected in a series of home invasions and larcenies from vehicles that took place early March 15.

Around 1:45 a.m., police responded to the area of Eastlook and Marlpool Drive after someone called police to report two males on bicycles going through vehicles.

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While former Saline Mayor Gretchen Driskell believes she’s gaining ground on incumbent Tim Walberg in the race for Michigan’s 7th Congressional District, the congressman’s director of communications said she should worry about surviving the Democratic primary.

Even before Democrat Conor Lamb’s upset victory over Republican Rick Saccone in a Pennsylvania district that President Donald Trump carried by 20 points in 2016, Driskell boasted of her campaign’s momentum.


Wednesday, 2018 Mar 14th

Documentary: Most Likely to Succeed

The Saline Area Schools will host a free showing of the documentary "Most Likely to Succeed" at 6:30 p.m. April 11 in the Liberty School Media Center. The film will be followed by a discussion period with prompts for conversation.

Supt. Scot Graden announced the free showing at the March 13 meeting of the board of education. He said that while the film is three years old, certain parts of it are "timeless."


The inaugural Saline Charity Ball and Black Tie Masquerade was deemed a great success.

Thousands of dollars were raised for Saline Area Social Service at the event, held March 10 at LaFontaine Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep in Saline.

Saline Area Social Service helps individuals and families with low incomes by providing a food pantry and other assistance.

The event was organized by Maureen White-Goeman, organizers of Maureen's Designs flower shop in downtown Saline.

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When Saline High School senior Dominic Dorset began applying for college musical theatre programs, he knew wanted to gain entrance into Michigan’s prestigious program. He emailed Broadway Star Brynn O’Malley, a Saline alumna and Michigan graduate. Dorset recalled her advice.


The Saline boys’ varsity ice hockey season was dealt two blows during an otherwise successful 2017-18 campaign.