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Posted on Mon, Oct 17, 2011 : 10:26 a.m.

Google analyzes game-day searches; scarecrow couple 'kidnapped'

By Staff


Angela Cesere |

From a Google staffer analyzing top searches on football game days to a missing scarecrow couple, here’s a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall over the past few days:

By: A Googler: Lions, Tigers and Wolverines, oh my!

Here at Google, we thought we could bring a unique perspective to the ‘fandemonium’ that’s bursting out across the state by taking a look at patterns from search query data. We find that college football Saturdays, pro football Sundays and game nights for playoff baseball are flooded with searches on each of our respective teams.

By: Karim Motawi: Scarecrow Couple Kidnapped From West Side Residence

A homemade scarecrow couple was discovered missing Saturday morning and is believed to have been kidnapped. The pair was last seen hanging out at their home on the corner of Bruce and Alice streets.

By: Stacey Weinrick: City Pets Veterinary Clinic is now open!

By: Dawn Farm Education Series: Anyone interested in addiction recovery - don't-miss event coming soon!

By: sawashtenaw: The Salvation Army encourages food donations, community action on World Food Day Oct. 16

By: M Thrasher: American Heart Association Honors Community Leaders at Washtenaw County Heart Ball

By: Eric Huston: An Open Letter to Governor Snyder

By: Brother Thomas Ferrari: Father Peter Bowes visits Ann Arbor to give 3-part lecture series on Healing

By: Jane Talcott: Washtenaw Camp Placement Associaton Presents Awards at Annual Meeting’s Community Wall is a spot for local people to post local stories, news and announcements. To post a story, sign in to, then go to and use the Got News? Tell Us function at the top to submit your news. If you have a photo to add, e-mail it to us at and we’ll insert it into your story.