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Lakeville raises Mo money

Many of the boys and girls at Lakeville Elementary School sprouted thick, black mustaches last week. But it wasn't because the boys leapfrogged into puberty or the girls got a hold of some testosterone shots....more >>
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Student raises $800-plus to help Nicole Burton's family

In light of the passing of Lakeville Elementary student Nicole "Colie" Burton and the many fund-raisers to help the family with funeral expenses, fellow Lakeville student Keegan Wynn wanted to do his part to help....more >>
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Born August 21st
1904: William Count Basie, American band leader and composer.
1936: Wilt Chamberlin, four-time MVP for the National Basketball Association and only player to score 100 points in a professional basketball game.
1938: Kenny Rogers, country singer.
August 21st
in history
1864: Confederate General A.P. Hill attacks Union troops south of Petersburg, Va., at the Weldon railroad. His attack is repulsed, resulting in heavy Confederate casualties.
1915: Italy declares war on Turkey.
1942: U.S. Marines turn back the first major Japanese ground attack on Guadalcanal in the Battle of Tenaru.
1944: The Dumbarton Oaks conference, which lays the foundation for the establishment of the United Nations, is held in Washington, D.C.
1945: President Harry S. Truman cancels all contracts under the Lend-Lease Act.