Monday, 2018 Feb 12th
Saline Middle School hosted an innovative, fun-filled Destination Imagination (DI) Tourament on Saturday, Feb. 10. Twenty-four student-led teams ranging from the elementary to the high school level presented their creative solutions to a number of mind-bending challenges in the fields of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics) and service learning.
With all the hairspray used to glam up for Snowblast Saturday, local scientists might want to check on the health of the ozone layer over Saline.
The annual Foundation for Saline Area Schools event, held at Travis Pointe Country Club, raised tens of thousands of dollars in support of Saline educational initiatives. An auction, conducted by David Helmer, raised nearly $35,000. Two tours of Washington DC with Congressman Tim Walberg fetched $7,000 apiece. But if you think that’s grand, it’s nothing compared to the big hair on display at the 80s themed party.
Sunday, 2018 Feb 11th
The ChadTough Foundation is on a mission to raise awareness and funds to fight pediatric brain cancer with an emphasis on one of the deadliest forms, DIPG. The foundation is currently fighting to win a contest that could raise between $25,000 and $100,000 for the foundation.
Here are a look at area home sales recently recorded with the Washtenaw Register of Deeds.
After that, "Man At Fault in Crash That Killed Saline Woman Was Drunk" saw greatest number of Comments.
Two other articles round out the mix for the week ending today, "Council Hears More Support for Non-Discrimination Ordinance as Vote Looms," and "Kevin Cornell Retires from Saline Fire Department After 28 Years of Service/3" — each at one unique Comment apiece.
Have you ever wondered what a top-notch auctioneer looks and sounds like? If you were at Snowblast Saturday night at Travis Pointe Country Club, you saw one in action.
David Helmer, of Braun and Helmer Auction Service, went to work for the Foundation for Saline Area Schools. In about an hour's time, he turned a package of generously donated items into nearly $35,000 for a non-profit foundation that has spent 30 years supporting educational initiatives in Saline schools.
Mikhail Lozovyy scored twice as Saline tied Plymouth, 2-2, at Chelsea as the Michigan Public High School Showcase wrapped up.
Plymouth opened the scoring with 6:05 to play in the first period. Lozovyy scored to tie the game later in the first, with Collin Clark and Alex Birkle assisting. Plymouth scored a gain to take a 2-1 lead before the end of the period.
Saline tied the game when Lozovyy scored with 3:23 to play in the third period.
Two Hornets won individual district wrestling championships and a third is joining them at the regional tournament next Saturday.
Danny Poupore and Cade Gilless won their weight classes at the MHSAA Division 1 District 6 championship held at Wayne Memorial High School Saturday.
Saturday, 2018 Feb 10th
The Foundation for Saline Area Schools raised tens of thousands of dollars to support educational initiatives in Saline schools. Snowblast 2018, held Saturday night at Travis Pointe, was a celebration of the foundation's 30th anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary, guests were invited to dress in their favorite 80s styles.
We talked to some of Snowblast's guests to see what they liked most about the 80s. Here's what they said:
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Southeast Michigan. The advisory is in effect from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday.
The forecast is for a wintery mix of snow, sleet and freezing drizzle, which could cause 1-3 inches of snow and a light glaze of ice.
Motorists are advised to plan on slippery conditions and to be prepared for reduce visibility.
Friday, 2018 Feb 09th
Huron Valley Beauty Academy has moved from its former location in Ann Arbor to a spot in the Country Creek Village Plaza at 7025 E. Michigan Ave., Suite A, in the Saline area.
In a video posted on Facebook the Saline Police Department Chief Jerrod Hart and Officer Chris Boulter invited residents to dispose of unwanted pills in its "Big Red Barrel,' located at the police station, 100 N. Harris St., Saline.
In eight years Saline Area Schools students have served dozens of gallons of soup, made hundreds of cakes, created thousands of ceramic bowls and performed dozens of songs -- all to raise money to feed the hungry in Washtenaw County.
Drake Jones bowled games of 220 and 192 to lead Saline to a 28-2 victory over Adrian.
Saline improved to 13-3 and is tied with Monroe atop the SEC Red.
Cam White bowled games of 187 and 186.
The Saline girls lost to Adrian 18.5 to 11.5.
Saline led 6-4 after the Baker games. In the opening match play Tori Rishel, 155, and Regan Cox, 136, won their points. Brittney Tuck tied on her match. Madison Shelton bowled 136 but lost.
In the second match, Cox, 158, Shelton, 130, and McKenzie Gran won their points, but Saline fell short by 23 pins.
Saline's gymnastics team celebrated senior night by defeating Huron Valley United, 133.1 to 130.875.
Saline honored seniors Sarah Finkiewicz, Lisa Heider, Bella Hornyak, Liv Paduan, Jordan Raft and Valentina Urrea and student manager Gabi Solis.
Leading performers were Finkiewicz, who scored 8.75 on the vault, Heider, who scored 8.45 on the bars, Raft, who scored 8.0 on the beam and Urrea, who scored 8.575 on the floor.
Saline competes at the "Stick It For a Cure" Invitational Saturday at Coldwater.
Saline's hockey team dropped its third game in four outings, losing 5-4 to Northville Thursday.
Tom Raupp, Connor Wright, Mikhail Lozovyy and Collin Clark scored for Saline.
Raupp opened the scoring and Connor Wright tied the game at 2 in the first period, but Northville led 3-2.
House Bill 4705, Teach proper traffic stop actions in drivers ed: Passed 109 to 0 in the House
To require drivers education courses to teach what to do when pulled over by a law enforcement officer.
Police successfully and safely negotiated a distressed individual from his apartment on the west side of Saline Thursday evening.
If you enjoyed National Cheese Pizza Day back in September, you're gonna love today!
Each year on February 9, we celebrate National Pizza Day. Any kind of pizza. Thick crust or thin, marinara sauce or something more or less exotic. Gluten free if your diet calls for that. And sky's the limit on toppings, over many varieties of cheese, extra cheese — or no cheese at all.
But where do you start?