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Evolving into a storm

For family and friends attending his graduation open house on Saturday, Matt Vandermeer gave them a special treat - he signed his letter of intent to Lake Erie College. The Clarkston High School 2011 graduate will join the NCAA Division II Storm Wrestling team in the fall....more >>
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Making an impact

Kickers from the Michigan Impact U9 finished their spring season in smiles. They secured the Michigan Youth Soccer League Division title after an undefeated season and taking the division crown from PSG Nova North on June 12, 3-0....more >>
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Dare to have fun

Cagers at the Dare to Dream Clinic took a breather on Thursday morning during their last game of the week and shared their enthusiasm from the week. "They taught us a lot," said Kate Gualtieri....more >>
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Mike Gardner headed for Hall of Fame

Mike Gardner was a fixture on the athletic fields and courts throughout his four-year career at Oxford High School. From 1990-1994, Gardner would become a nine-time letter winner in football, basketball, baseball and track and field....more >>
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1721: The Peace of Nystad ends the Second Northern War between Sweden and Russia, giving Russia considerably more power in the Baltic region.
1781: The French fleet arrives in the Chesapeake Bay to aid the American Revolution.
1813: Creek Indians massacre over 500 whites at Fort Mims Alabama.
1860: The first British tramway is inaugurated at Birkenhead by an American, George Francis Train.
1861: Union General John Fremont declares martial law throughout Missouri and makes his own emancipation proclamation to free slaves in the state. President Lincoln overrules the general.