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Wednesday, 2012 Sep 26th


The Washtenaw County Sheriff is asking for the public’s help in identifying victims of an accused sex offender.

On Sept. 26, Paul Joseph Creps, of Ypsilanti, was charged and arraigned on two counts of criminal sexual conduct related to an ongoing investigation into his relationships with underage girls from Ypsilanti, according to a news release issued by the Washtenaw County Sheriff. Based on information discovered during the investigation, detectives believe there are numerous other victims yet to be identified in the community, according to the report.

Police & Fire

Saline's first Main Street Manager has resigned, according to a news release issued by the downtown revitalzation organization's board of directors.

The Saline Main Street Board accepted the resignation of Kelly Idzikowski, effective immediately. The board voted to fill the position as soon as possible, according to the release.

"She realized that this position just wasn't a good fit her and that she wanted to pursue other avenues," said Cindy Czubko, President of the Saline Main Street Board. "We wish her all the best."

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Like a prizefighter at the weigh in, Fire Chief and School Board Trustee Craig Hoeft burned his opponents in the upcoming Firemen's Chili Challenge at Oktoberfest.

Tuesday, 2012 Sep 25th


Here’s a quick rundown of Tuesday’s Saline Board of Education meeting at Saline Middle School.



A 23-year-old Saline man arrested Sept 22 is suspected of drunk driving and failing to stop at the scene of a crash.

According to the report, shortly after midnight a pickup truck driven by the suspect rear-ended a Toyota vehicle driven by a 36-year-old Saline woman. The woman told police she was in some pain but declined care from Huron Valley Ambulance EMTs and then driven home by police..

Police & Fire


Kindergarten options at Daycroft Montessori School ( of Ann Arbor include a full-day program, a half-day program, a mix of half-days and full days, and a young 5’s program.

Space is available in the kindergarten classroom at Daycroft’s Preprimary Campus (preschool and kindergarten) at 100 Oakbrook Drive, in the Briarwood Mall area.

Saline Area Schools Board of Education candidates will be queried at a forum at 6:30 p.m., in the Media Center at Liberty School.

The forum is being organized by the Saline High School student group called Students Re-Investing in a Valuable Education (STRIVE).

There are four candidates running for two six-year seats. They are Smita Nagpal, Diane Friese, Karen Delhey and Paul Hynek. Nagpal and Frise are running a joint campaign, as are Delhey and Hynek.



In another sure sign of fall's arrival, the Tuesday Saline Farmers Market is wrapping up the season.

The Sept. 29 market is the season's final weekday market at the Saline District Library.


White battled through an injury and finished the season unbeaten in the SEC while Kelllstrom, a freshman, served notice of her arrival.


Chris Graber and Liam Foster teamed up for the shutout in the 0-0 tie as the Hornets remained unbeaten.


Monday, 2012 Sep 24th

Saline returns to action Saturday at Grand Rapids.


The meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m. at Saline Middle School.

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. 

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