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Tuesday, 2013 Feb 05th

Here's a brief summary of Monday's Saline City Council meeting


A Harris Street resident heard a bang and noticed footprints in the snow.

Police & Fire

Monday, 2013 Feb 04th

Sgt. Marlene Radzik, Lodi-Manchester Community Sergeant, has 24 years experience with Washtenaw County.

Sgt. Mark Schoonhoven, formerly of Plainwell, Mich., died Jan. 20 from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device on Dec. 15, 2012 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

On Feb. 23, school administrators and friends will jump into icy water at the Big House to raise money for Special Olympics.


Have you been impressed with the art work brought home from school by your kids? Maybe that's because their art teachers can do more than teach art -- they can create it.

Check out the work of the Saline Area Schools art faculty at the Saline District Library.

The show runs until the end of February.

Here are the teachers who are participating in the show.


Kevin McCown, Heritage, Ink on skin, paper, embroidery floss, marker

Organizers hope to raise $4,000 for PEAC, a group that supports cyclists who have have disabilities.

Community News

Casey Schukow will sign his letter of intent to play at Hillsdale College while Tyler Palka will sign with Saginaw Valley State on National Signing Day Wednesday.


Sunday, 2013 Feb 03rd

The third annual Empty Bowls benefit for Food Gatherers of Washtenaw County takes place Thursday night at Saline High School.


The Saline Area Schools Historic Preservation Foundation and Saline Area Schools have been partnering on a program that stitches together a picture of local history.

The second grade quilt project is in its third year in the school district. Every year, Saline Area Schools second grade students learn about local history as part of social studies curriculum. Foundation member Cheryl Hoeft teaches a lesson about local buildings. Superintendent Scot Graden teaches a lesson on local agricultural history. Then each student is asked to pick their favorite historic building.


Up to four inches could fall, according to a National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory.

Community News

Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline.


Organizers of the Celtic Festival would like to see the event approved so they can negotiate with entertainment.


At Monday's meeting, Saline City Council will be asked to approve the Celtic Festival for July 12-13, 2013. The city owned and organized festival is moving toward independence at the request of city leaders who've been dealing with tighter budgets in recent years.But financial independence is still years away.

Here's a letter from the Celtic Festival to Clerk Dianne Hill and Saline City Council.


Saturday, 2013 Feb 02nd

Taylor Ticknor won his weight class and Nate O'Sullivan, Ryan Nagy and Dustin Funk reached the championship for the Hornets at Saturday's SEC Tournament.

Roger Phelps was honored at the Michigan Association of Fairs and Exhibition Convention.

Community News

Saline improved to 9-6 overall and 5-3 in the SEC Red.

Junior Michael Hendrickson scored 16 points to lead Saline.



Starting next week:  Make Your Own Valentines class! Children will make valentines after school for the special people in their lives. Sign up today!


Check out our winter classes in our winter/spring program guide here. Registration is now open for these classes!