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Culver's Classic Cars Night kicked off the 2010 Tuesday, May 4. With an average of more than 150 cars per night last year, Culver's owner Joe Zimmer said he's looking forward to building on the tradition....more >>
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Bundle of joy

Lane Cudnohufsky

Welcome, Lane Jeffrey Cudnohufsky. Born on April 19, he weighed nine pounds, six ounces, and was 22.5 inches long. Lane is the son of Joel and Katie Cudnohufsky. Proud grandparents are Leon and Terrie Cudnohufsky, and Harry and Carol Fischer, all of Oxford....more >>
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Golden anniversary

Jerry and Colette Dywasuk

Jerry and Colette Dywasuk celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Friday, May 7, 2010. The couple was married in 1960 at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Detroit, with Father Albert George officiating....more >>

Studying hard

Spencer Garrett Seibold, Lauren King, Ryan Dingman, Melissa Hamilton, Angela Bennett, Kathryn Rice

Spencer Garrett Seibold Spencer Garrett was among 200 Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, May 6. He will specialize in family medicine. The new physicians will be taking internships and residencies at community hospitals to complete their education....more >>

Looking Back

15 years ago May 10, 1995 - Two Lake Orion teenagers were connected to a spray-painting and tire-slashing spree on cars at Orion Cove Apartments. - A two-car accident at M-24 and Stadium involved two LOHS students and a 21-year-old woman heading to Oxford, tying up traffic....more >>

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Mom's Day Sale, Lake Orion Farmers' Market, Wednesday, May 5 at Children's Park in downtown Lake Orion, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. National Day of Prayer Ceremony at Orion Veterans Memorial, 7 p....more >>
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Born August 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
1832: Troops under General Henry Atkinson massacre Sauk Indian men, women and children who are followers of Black Hawk at the Bad Axe River in Wisconsin. Black Hawk himself finally surrenders three weeks later, bringing the Black Hawk War to an end.
1847: William A. Leidesdorff launches the first steam boat in San Francisco Bay.
1862: Union General John Pope captures Orange Court House, Virginia.
1862: The Army Ambulance Corps is established by Maj. Gen. George McClellan.
1876: Wild Bill Hickok is shot while playing poker.