Here is a list of the top five most interesting stories from around Washtenaw County this week.
1. Dr. Rudolph Reichert of Ann Arbor has donated 92 acres of his family's property to the Legacy Land Conservancy. According to Ann Arbor.com, the Reichert Nature Preserve is open to the public and encompasses two small ponds, wetlands and a portion of the Portage Creek.
2. The Dexter Township Board of Trustees will negotiate a selling fee for three potential land parcels for a proposed permanent fire station. According to Patch.com, the current owners of 11485 North Territorial Road are willing to sell the township land for the station.
3. Trinkle Marsh at Easton Farm in Lima Township is now open to the public. The The 151-acre property includes a new parking lot, trails, and a viewing area, according to Heritage Media.
4. Chelsea Patch reported on the salaries of superintendents in Washtenaw County. According to Patch, Chelsea Superintendent Andrew Ingall is the eighth highest paid superintendent in the county.
5. The Village of Dexter was one of nine municipalities in the state to receive grant funding from MDOT for road improvements in 2014. The village plans to reconstruct part of Central Street from Second and Third streets.