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Monday, 2012 Aug 20th

It's the first time Saline has hired this number of teachers in a few years, according to Superintendent Graden.


Police say a woman left a local bar and was texting a friend when she rolled her car.

Police & Fire

Here's your chance to get involved in government.

City Council voted to support the community fair, which decided to cancel the annual fair parade in Saline this year due to money trouble.


The new restaurant, specializing in authentic Mexican food, will be located in the old Signature Grill restaurant.


Sunday, 2012 Aug 19th

Here's a glance at what's happening with local businesses and organizations.


During the event, the candidates outlined a platform centered around the idea of collaborating with stakeholders to promote quality education and improve the school climate while ensuring the financial sustainability of the district.

The tiny vehicle looks like it could have been purchased at Toys-R-Us, but Bruce Westlake and Linda TerHaar use it for trips and errands.

Community News

Saturday, 2012 Aug 18th

Here's a preview of your Saline Hornets varsity football team.

From fundraisers for sports teams to visits to the Rentschler Farm, there are many things to do in Saline Saturday.

Community News

Friday, 2012 Aug 17th

The annual Old Fashion Ice Cream Social takes place at the Weber-Blaess One Room School Aug. 26, 1-4 p.m.



Here’s what was tucked away in the consent agenda at Tuesday’s school board meeting:

Most Teachers Return to Previous Assignments

Human Resources Director Curt Ellis reported 95 percent of the teacher staffing for the new year is complete with the overwhelming majority of teachers returning to previous assignments.  Ellis reported that staff members who have been moved, for the most part, have been moved to previous assignments or assignments they requested. Ellis said the familiar staffing should result in a smoother start to the year.

Guests are encouraged to dress as if it is the Roaring 20's in this annual fundraiser that has moved to Wellers this year.

The Saline Board of Education authorized Superintendent Graden to negotiate a contract with Energy Education, a firm that could save Saline $2 million in energy costs over the next four years.


Thursday, 2012 Aug 16th

The Teamsters Local 214 voted 10-8 to ratify the one-year deal. City council votes on the deal Monday.


Pedestrian traffic will be moved to the north side of Woodland Drive for about three weeks.


Tonight's free Fiddlers ReStrung at Liberty School has been moved to Liberty School due to weather.

The Summer Music Series finale begins at 7 p.m.

Arts & Entertainment

The reform also doubles health premiums for retirees and eliminates retiree health benefits for new teachers, and begins to shift new teachers into new retirement plans.

Smita Nagpal, Diane Friese, Paul Hynek and Karen Delhey are running for two seats currently held by Lisa Slawson and Chuck Lesch. The terms are six years long.