Here is a look at the top five most interesting stories from the Dexter/Chelsea area this week.
1. Oral Molden, 47, of Lima Township, was arrested Saturday in connection with an embezzlement invesitgation, Ann Arbor.com reports. Molden was charged with false pretenses over $20,000, false pretenses between $999 and $20,000, making or permitting a false tax return and malicious use of a telecommunications service, according to the news website.
2. Dexter resident Faye Wiseley died Friday following a lengthy battle with cancer. According to Heritage.com, Wisely and her husband organized 28 trips in five years to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., serving 1,700 veterans.
3. A new Asian-inspired restaurant is opening in downtown Ann Arbor. According to Ann Arbor.com, Kuroshio will have a Japanese influence, while other influences include Korean, Thai and American. Along with sushi and sashimi, dishes will include a filet mignon with a wasabi-based sauce, deep-fried soft shell crab and jumbo scallops with miso curry sauce.
4. A construction boom in Saline is helping the local economy in western Washtenaw County. According to Saline Patch, new subdivisions are under construction in the Saline community.
5. Chelsea Update reports that Ugly Dog Distillery in Dexter Township recently added bacon-flavored vodka to its liquor selections.