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Muriel G. Yuergens, 88

Muriel G. Yuergens of Lake Orion passed away Jan. 11 at the age of 88. Muriel was preceded in death by her husband Harold with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. She is survived by her daughter Joanne (Roger) Buches and her granddaughter Rachel (Ryan) Hayes....more >>

Gladys M. Moore, 88

Gladys M. Moore of Holly passed away on Jan. 10 at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Clarence, and a loving mother of Ron (Jane) Moore of Holly and the late Joyce Schmidt....more >>

Betty J. Keith, 91

Betty J. Keith of Lake Orion passed away on Jan. 9, at the age of 91. She was the beloved wife of 60 years to the late Millard, and a dear mother of Ellen (Tom) DeLore, Valeria (Ed) Stratton, Kathy (John) Urech and Walter....more >>

Muriel G. Yuergens, 88

Muriel G. Yuergens of Lake Orion passed away Jan. 11 at the age of 88. Muriel was preceded in death by her husband Harold with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. She is survived by her daughter Joanne (Roger) Buches and her granddaughter Rachel (Ryan) Hayes....more >>

Harry E. Frank, Jr. , 86

Harry E. Frank Jr. of Lake Orion passed away on Jan. 7 at the age of 86. He was the beloved husband of Jane, a loving father of Thomas (Kathy), Kathy (David) Barton, Patricia Coleman and Lisa (Jason Coffey), dear grandfather of nine and great grandfather of one....more >>

Nicholas L Treinen

Nicholas L Treinen of Lake Orion passed away on Jan. 6 at the age of 73. Nick was born on July 16, 1939 to Linus and Dicksie Treinen. He is survived by his son, Mark (Debbie) Craven, daughter, Andrea (Zach) Hintz, sisters, Diane, Linda, Kim, and many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews....more >>
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Born October 30th
1839: Alfred Sisley, landscape painter.
1857: Gertrude Atherton, novelist.
1871: Paul Valery, poet and essayist.
1882: William F. Bull Halsey, Jr., American admiral who played an instrumental role in the defeat of Japan during World War II. The Japanese surrender was signed on his flagship, the USS Missouri.
1885: Ezra Pound, American poet who promoted Imagism, a poetic movement stressing free phrase rather than forced metric. He was imprisoned for his pro-Fascist radio broadcasts.
October 30th
in history
1918: The Italians capture Vittorio Veneto and rout the Austro-Hungarian army.
1918: Turkey signs an armistice with the Allies, agreeing to end hostilities at noon, October 31.
1922: Mussolini sends his black shirts into Rome. The Fascist takeover is almost without bloodshed. The next day, Mussolini is made prime minister. Mussolini centralized all power in himself as leader of the Fascist party and attempted to create an Italian empire, ultimately in alliance with Hitler's Germany.
1925: Scotsman John L. Baird performs first TV broadcast of moving objects.
1938: H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds is broadcast over the radio by Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre. Many panic believing it is an actual newscast about a Martian invasion.