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Peterson resigns school board seat

Soon, there will be another new face on the school board. Just two months after the Lake Orion Board of Education voted in Kelly Weaver to fill a seat vacated by retiring Bill Walters, board Secretary Tina Peterson announced her resignation....more >>
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District welcomes 44 new teachers

Director of Human Resources Nancy Kammer had a very busy summer. She had to say good-bye and wish 25 teachers good luck with their retirements, leaving her with some big shoes to fill....more >>
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A dog and a cheer before the big game

Before heading over to Lake Orion Friday night to watch the big football game, approximately 95 fans of the Oxford Wildcats gathered in the high school parking lot to get pumped full of school spirit and hot dogs....more >>
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Born July 31st
1816: George Henry Thomas, Union general during the American Civil War.
1837: William Clarke Quantrill, Confederate raider during the American Civil War.
1867: S.S. Kresge, American businessman.
1901: Jean Dubuffet, French sculptor and painter.
1912: Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
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1891: Great Britain declares territories in Southern Africa up to the Congo to be within their sphere of influence.
1904: The Trans-Siberian railroad connecting the Ural mountains with Russia's Pacific coast, is completed.
1917: The third Battle of Ypres commences as the British attack the German lines.
1932: Adolf Hitler's Nationalist Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazis) doubles its strength in legislative elections.
1944: The Soviet army takes Kovno, the capital of Lithuania.