Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Dexter student Samantha Bremmer wrote messages on Post-it Notes to promote anti-bullying in the school.
Editor's note: This story was originally published on Jan. 18, 2012. This is just one example of the many people making a difference in the Dexter area. Read more about those people here, and leave a comment below to tell us about other people are making a difference every day. Sayings such as "Have a nice day" or "Keep smiling" often go unnoticed or unappreciated in our busy lives. But Samantha Bremmer, an eighth-grade student at Mill Creek Middle School, is using the messages to bring positive energy back into the classroom. While most of her friends were enjoying a much-needed winter break from classes, Samantha - with fellow eighth-grader Ashley Sobczak helping her in the end complete the project - spent her time personally writing 820…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Middle School students from Dexter will highlight the need for severe weather preparedness with a tornado drill on the one year anniversary of the tornado that ripped through their area.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Athletic Booster Club of Dexter is holding a fundraiser to help defray the cost of a new record board at Wylie Pool.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The Dreadnaughts were one of three Washtenaw County teams to finish in the top 10 at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
BROOKLYN — The Dexter High School varsity boys' cross-country team was one of three Washtenaw County teams to finish in the top eight in the Division 1 state finals on Saturday. The team finished with 286 points and was led by senior Matt Greve (15:49.1). Other top times include: Joe Wendorf, 16:03.3; Alexey Vermeulen, 16:12.5; Mike Hauke,16:14.7; Blake Loudermilk, 16:55.3; Luke Bottomley, 17:38.8; and Casey Hanson, 18:00. The Dexter varsity girls finished in the top 25. Top times include: Alison McLean, 19:04.7; Alexandra Ammann, 19:16.1; Robin Jackson, 19:44.5; Cailin McLean, 20:00.6; Elizabeth Greve, 20:07.6; Paige O'Piela, 20:24.9; and Rylee Hanson, 20:47.0. To see the full list of results, visit http://www.mhsaa.com/Sports/…
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Here's a look at the news around Dexter this week.
Here is a list of the top five most interesting stories from the Dexter area this week. 1. More than 8,700 white tail deer have been found dead across Michigan from an illness which causes severe hemorrhaging and death, according to Patch.com. 2. Dexter Township joined eight other townships in western Washtenaw County passing a resolution against membership in a countywide transit authority. 3. Gov. Rick Snyder held a town hall meeting in Saline to talk about Michigan's economic growth. 4. A new gas station on Packard Road is opening and will purchase food products from local businesses, including the Dexter Bakery, according to Ann Arbor.com. 5. Enbridge Pipelines, Inc. donated $2,500 to Dexter Township for an outdoor warning system.
Friday, October 19, 2012
The Dreadnaught varsity soccer team is one game away from district champions, and will face South Lyon on Saturday.
Friday, October 19, 2012
By Alex Hardie Facing the Tecumseh Indians in district semi-final play on Wednesday, the Dexter varsity soccer team rallied to post a 4-0 shutout. Both teams shared possession of the ball throughout the game, with Dexter's offense keeping pace for the Dreadnaughts. Keeper Rhys Moller was pressed into a couple of nice saves to keep the Indians from scoring. Dexter scored first on a bending ball in that went over the outstretched Tecumseh keeper’s hands and banked in off the far post into the Indian goal. Carrying the 1-0 lead, David Innis served a ball in from the flank that was miss-played by an Indian defender into the net, with 30:08 on the clock. Sixteen minutes left in the game, forward Andrew Foghel stole the ball and fired it in for …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Here's a look at upcoming weekend events going on around the Dexter and Chelsea area for Oct.18-20.
Whether you are itching to take on the undead in a zombie apocalypse, or enjoy some wholesome family entertainment around Washtenaw County, Patch has you covered. Here's a look at some fun events happening this weekend.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Here's a look at some fun family-friendly activities going on in Washtenaw County this weekend.
From live music to fishing and festivals, there is plenty going on around Washtenaw County this weekend to entertain the kids. The Saline Community Fair continues this weekend. Friday is Ladies. Ages 11 and up, $7. Ladies 11 or older $5 until 1 p.m. The fair is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday is children's day. Ages 11 and up, $7. For a complete schedule of events, visit http://salinefair.org/events.htm The free summer concert series wraps up in Dexter on Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Monument Park. Tonight's concert features the Jake Reichbart Trio. A nature bird hike will take place at the park on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. The fee is $3 per person. Preregistration and prepayment required for all programs. For additional information or to …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The Dexter team earned top overall score for “Best Choreography” at the Cathy Roe Ultimate Dance Nationals in Ohio.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The dance number is called “How it Ends,” and for a group of teen dancers from Dancer’s Edge studio in Dexter, how it ended was with the Platinum Award and the national championship for “Best Choreography” in the Teen Large Group category at the Cathy Roe Ultimate Dance Nationals, held in Mason, Ohio July 11-15. The students competing at the event earned the right to perform against the very best dancers in a variety of categories after earning high marks at the Cathy Roe Ultimate Dance Regionals held in Grand Rapids in April, and Howell in May. Dancer’s Edge advanced 27 dance numbers to nationals from those competitions. “I am extremely proud of the team for their accomplishment,” said Val Potsos, who owns and operates the Dancer’s Edge …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office said a man in his 20s has been spotted driving through parts of the Dexter area checking out unoccupied homes.
Washtenaw County Sheriff's deputies are investigating reports of a man who may be looking for residences to rob. According to a Nixle alert from the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, a male in his mid-20s driving a tan minivan could be "casing residences for potential burglaries in Scio Township, Webster Township and the Dexter area." No further information was provided to the press. Police urge people to report any suspicious activity to metro dispatch at 734-971-8400.