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Saturday, 2018 Apr 28th

Items stolen from St. Andrew Catholic Church in Saline early in the morning April 8 were found at a second burglary in Adrian later that morning.

Lenawee County Crimestoppers have released video showing someone attempting to break into St. Andrew's Church.

Police & Fire

Friday, 2018 Apr 27th

Teri Aiuto

Teri Aiuto, the former Clerk of Sharon Township, will run as the Republican candidate for Michigan’s 52nd District house seat.


Saline aced Bedford, 8-0, in varsity girls tennis action at Saline High School Thursday afternoon. The Hornets improved to 6-1.


Pittsfield Township police are investigating an armed robbery at the Circle K gas station on the 5400 block of West Michigan Avenue.

Police & Fire

The Foundation for Saline Area Schools announced its 5th Hall of Fame class at its annual spring reception, held Thursday at Emagine Theatre.


The Saline High School choirs presented two evenings of song Wednesday and Thursday in the Ellen A Ewing Performing Arts Center.

Thursday evening, Jimmy Lancaster, Brooklyn McLean, Ryan Moore and Jake White were the hosts.

Singers performed solos and ensembles, breaking only for delicious desserts prepared and served by the culinary arts students. Some, look Brooklyn McLean and Margie Raupp, performed original material. Others sang standbys, including The Beatles' Hey Jude, or Dolly Parton's Jolene.


On April 21 students from the South and West Washtenaw Consortium culinary arts program at Saline High School competed at the SkillsUSA State Competition. Students competed in Commercial Baking and Culinary Arts. The three hour competition tested students ability to produce products according to industry standards and and adhere to sanitation procedures. 


Administrators and staff from Saline Area Schools will host an informational forum Monday, April 30 to discuss a plan that will require all incoming ninth grade students to have a keyboard-bearing digital device with them at school every day beginning this fall.


Now that Spring is finally here, it’s time to take advantage of the warmer weather. 

Judith Ann Marks, of Saline, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 76 years of age. 

Survived by her loving children Charles “Casey” (Cindy) Marks and Jared (Jill) Marks; granddaughters Brianna, Bianca and Brittany Stanek. Judy is preceded in death by her husband James Marks and her parents Gus and Helen DuMoulin. 

Judy loved singing; she was very involved with the church and church activities. She also was a lover of animals and very active with dog rescue. 


Murder for Dummies seemed darker than your average Saline Area Players production. The comedy-mystery, written by Pat Cook, was directed by Wendy Sielaff and produced by Sara Honsowetz, running at the Fifth Corner Teen Center April 12-14.

Jerry Doty starred as Myron Bernhart, a hen pecked, meek man who collects rare books. He purchases "Murder for Dummies," a how-to murder manual, and begins plotting the death of his bossy wife, Marge, played by Mary Rumman.

Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, 2018 Apr 26th

The Andrew Collins Trio, a five-time Juno Award winning outfit, plays the Acoustic Routes Concert, Sat June 9, 8:00 p.m. at Stony Lake Brewing Co.

Food, Drinks & Fun

Genesis Pena scored the game's only goal with under two minutes to play to lift Saline to a 1-0 victory over Pinckney Thursday.

From 20 yards out, Pena sent a shot soaring over the Pirate defense and into the top left corner of the goal.

Goalkeeper Annika Udrys and defenders Sarah Brannan, Emma Petrock, Liz Sekerak and Sophie Wood were credited with shutting down the Pinckney attack.

Saline hosts Northville at 7 p.m. Friday.


Saline resident, Katie Moore, is asking the community to help support her friend, Laurie Boyd and her four children, through a GoFundMe page.  Boyd recently lost her husband, Kevin, to an untimely and unexpected cardiac incident.

Community News

City planners were busy Wednesday during a nearly hour meeting. Here’s a brief look at what took place.


Saline improved to 6-0 in the SEC Red Varsity baseball standings with a 4-1 win against Huron Wednesday at Saline High School.

Junior Logan Evans earned the win, pitching a complete-game two-hitter. He gave up one earned run. Evans struck out four batters and walked three.


Randall James McClure, age 57, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018, surrounded by loved ones at his home. Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Stefan, Shannon and Christopher as well as Brother David (Ginny) and sister Sherry (Jeff), former spouse Kendra, and many nieces and nephews. Special acknowledgement to Minette Perigard for the loving care, comfort and smiles she brought throughout his journey. Shana Logan, his hospice aide, and caring friend for the last year brought love and laughter during a much needed time.


The Rentschler Farm's latest acquisition is a box of chicks courtesy Taylor Jacobsen. They huddle under the heat lamp when it's chilly.

Be sure to come visit the Rentschler Farm Museum in May, because they grow up quickly. The Saline Area Historical Society expects the sheep to come from their winter home in time for opening day, May 5.

The Rentschler Farm also acquired a new roof on the hog house and the little pigs will arrive the second week of May. The farm will be open Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.



Saline's varsity boys' golf team won two out of three matches at an SEC quad held Wednesday at Lenawee Country Club.

Saline shot 169 to defeat Adrian, 183, and Tecumseh, 176. But Skyline won with a 153.

Josh Finn led Saline with a score of 40, which made him the medalist in two matches Tim Wageman, Jack Woods and Luke Kellersohn each shot 43. Grant Terris and Mason Ausmus each scored 45.

The Hornets improved to 4-1 in the SEC.


Wednesday, 2018 Apr 25th

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, 14 Saline Destination Imagination (Saline DI) teams competed at the State Destination Imagination Tournament on the campus of Michigan State University.  All of the competing teams earned the right to compete at the State Tournament by placing 1st, 2nd or 3rd at the Region 2 Destination Imagination tournament in February at Saline Middle School.