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Tuesday, 2012 Oct 02nd

Today we ask Saline City Council candidates which principles and beliefs guide their public service.


The Saline Rec Center needs certified lifeguards who available to start immediately.

Shifts are available mornings, days, evenings and weekends. Applications can be downloaded from Applicants can also ontact Stephanie Ferguson at by calling 734-429-3502 ext. 2511.

Applicants must be American Red Cross Lifeguard certified.

As the officers were recognized, it was pointed out that it took a taser from Pittsfield Township to end the incident without serious injury.

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Monday, 2012 Oct 01st

David Rhoads, Dean Girbach and Lee Bourgoin are running for three available seats on city council.


Who will be Saline High School 2012 Homecoming Queen and Mr. Pretty Legs?

Find out Friday night at halftime of the football game between Saline and Ann Arbor Huron.

The nominees for Homecoming Queen are Kelly Hall, Devin Wetzel, Chelsea Leathers and Melissa Ungkuldee. 

The Homecoming Court includes freshmen Brittany Raines and Matt Eby, sophomores Abby Rentschler and Logan Wetzel and juniors Laurel Budrich and Chase Campbell.


The seniors kicked off Homecoming week by winning the Powder Puff Football Tournament Sunday night at Saline High School.

The juniors might have had three of the four members of the state champion 4-by-100 track and field team, but the seniors showed why its important to respect your elders, winning 35-0 in the championship game.

Melissa Needham ran for two touchdowns, Amanda Luurtsema and Liz Gentile each ran for a touchdown and QB Randi Bennett passed to Caitlin Ellis for the other senior touchdown.

What's the hottest ticket in town? That's easy. The Fourth Annual Schools of Rock show sold 350 tickets in the first three hours Monday at Saline Community Education.

This year's event takes place at 8 p.m., Dec. 7 at Saline Middle School. Tickets are $10, which also includes admittance to the Saline Craft Show. Call 429.8020 or stop by Community Education to purchase tickets. Last year, people were turned away at the door because the middle school auditorium was at capacity.

Organizers of Saline Oktoberfest are seeking feedback about the event.

With beautiful weather and a wide variety of activities and events, Oktoberfest drew record crowds, according to organizers.

Take the survey here:

We kick off our local election coverage with a question for Saline Mayoral candidates Brian Marl and Glenn Law.


Sunday, 2012 Sep 30th

Saline's Elianna Shwayder was the first Hornet over the finish line at the Coaching Legends meet Saturday, and four other Hornets were just 26 seconds behind her.



Here's news from the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce:

On Thursday, October 11 the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce will present the 2012 Business Enterprise Award to two exceptional area businesses, Stonebridge Golf Club and Iott Insurance Agency, Inc.  Recognition will also be given to Dianne Atwood, as she is presented with the Chamber’s Initiative Award.  The public is invited to join us in honoring the recipients at the gala awards dinner at Stonebridge Golf Club starting at 6:00 p.m.  Reservations are required by October 8th at a cost of $45 per person.


The Saline woman's quad team of Elizabeth Walsh, Alexis Wolff, Haley Pfeiffer and Gavin Gallagher rowed to gold in Grand Rapids.

Saturday, 2012 Sep 29th

Here is The Saline Post's photo gallery from Saturday at the 2012 Saline Oktoberfest and Harvest of the Arts.


Do you want something fun to do as a family?  Consider being in a play.  The Saline Area Players formed 40 years ago by a group of Saline families looking for a way to perform plays and find ways to involve the whole family.  This marks SAP's 40th anniversary season and we continue to have as one of our prime missions to provide quality entertainment for the whole family.  We have lots of opportunities for families this year.



Saturday's lineup is filled with fun along Ann Arbor Street, on both sides of Michigan Avenue.

With a 5-1 record, Saline can clinch a playoff berth next Friday during the annual Homecoming game.

If you’re going to get to the Saline Hornets, you better do it early. Because Hornet D downright stingy in the second half.

The impenetrable second half defense, a theme all season, held the host Monroe Trojans off the board as Saline won 20-13 Friday night. Saline is now 5-1 and 3-1 in the SEC. Monroe suffered its first loss of the season and fell to 5-1 and 3-1 in the SEC.

Saline can clinch a playoff berth Friday when the Hornets host Huron for Homecoming.


Friday, 2012 Sep 28th

Alice S. Tonks, age 98, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at the Saline Evangelical Home.

She was born April 18, 1914 in Detroit, the daughter of Edward and Alma (Beutler) Tobler. She married Ray Tonks and he preceded her in death in 1965.

Survivors include her son, Gary (Dena) Tonks of Laughlin, NV, daughter, Dolores Tonks Satterlee of Mt. Pleasant, , daughter-in-law, Jacqueline V. Tonks of Ann Arbor, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Has Officer Small's team turned the tables on Fire Chief Hoeft's team with Honey-Jalapeño Corn Muffins? Find out Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oktoberfest.