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Scholarships Above from left, McKenzie Frantz, Brooke Buchanan, Tyler May and Andrew Grix received $500 scholarships on June 24 from the Ortonville Women's Club. Right, Joyce Atkin, Ortonville Women's Club president and Christopher Wilson, who received an $800 scholarship....more >>

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Christmas in July

From 1 -3:30 p.m., July 25 the Community Christmas Toy Store will host a charity picnic at the Brandon Township Park, 1414 Hadley Road. The picnic, which will include a barbecue, hotdogs, soda and snacks, will be held to recognize past supporters and to collect toys for Christmas distribution....more >>

Groveland Township

At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on June 14, 2010, the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0. ORDINANCE #175 (ADDITION TO ARTICLE XXII ORDINANCE #119)

LEGAL NOTICE At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on June 14, 2010, the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0. ORDINANCE #175 (ADDITION TO ARTICLE XXII ORDINANCE #119) Amend Sec....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
September 2nd
in history
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
1915: Austro-German armies take Grodno, Poland.
1944: Troops of the U.S. First Army enter Belgium.More than 6,000 trucks of the Red Ball Express kept gasoline and other vital supplies rolling in as American troops and tanks pushed the Germans back toward their homeland.
1945: Japan signs the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II.The International Military Tribunal for the Far East meted out justice to Japanese war criminals at locations throughout Asia.
1945: Vietnam declares its independence and Nationalist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaims himself its first president.