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Academics Tyson Delandsheer of Ortonville graduated May 16 from Lawrence Technological University, receiving a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering. Amanda M. Steenson of Ortonville has been named to the president's list at Saginaw Valley State University for the winter 2010 semester....more >>

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Litterbug On Aug. 9, at 7 p.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the 1100 bock of Hurd Road for a report of littering. The complainant said he was in his garage when he saw a driver throw a McDonald's bag out the window....more >>
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Born February 28th
1820: John Tenniel, illustrator of various books (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland).
1824: Charles Blondin, tightrope walker.
1894: Ben Hecht, writer.
1901: Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize-winning American chemist.
1909: Stephen Spender, English poet, critic.
February 28th
in history
1953: Greece, Turkey and Yugoslavia sign a 5-year defense pact in Ankara.
1967: In Mississippi, 19 are indicted in the slayings of three civil rights workers.
1969: A Los Angeles court refuses Robert Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan's request to be executed.
1971: The male electorate in Lichtenstein refuses to give voting rights to women.
1994: U.S. warplanes shoot down four Serb aircraft over Bosnia in the first NATO use of force in the troubled area.