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Soccer coach Army bound

From the Goodrich soccer fields to the battle fields of Iraq—Ryan Pfeiffer—the head coach for the Martian JV boys' soccer team had a slight change of plans "I had every intention of coaching for the boys again this year but as the season started I was notified that I had been accepted to Army Flight School and I still needed to go to Military Intelligence School, said Pfeiffer....more >>

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Latchkey The Brandon latchkey program is now enrolling for the 2010-2011 school year. The program offers care between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Daily activities and crafts are offered, as well as family discounts....more >>

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Dayten Ray Thompson Dayten Ray Thompson celebrated his first birthday Aug. 21 with his family and lots of friends. Dayten is the son of Kelly and Josh Thompson of Ortonville. Big sister is Kayla and big brother is Micah....more >>

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SYNOPSIS March 8, March 22,

SYNOPSIS charter township of brandon special meeting March 8, March 22, April 26, May 17, June 17, 2010 Members present: Thurman, McCreery, Beltramo, King, Stowell, DeWitt, Gault 1....more >>
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Born February 7th
1812: Charles Dickens, prolific English novelist whose stories reflected life in Victorian England. Some of his more famous works include Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities.
1837: Sir James Murray, Scottish lexicographer and editor.
1867: Laura Ingalls Wilder, author whose works were the basis for television's Little House on the Prairie.
1885: Sinclair Lewis, novelist of satire and realism. (Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry).
1905: Ulf Svante von Euler-Chelpin, Swedish physiologist.
February 7th
in history
1668: The Netherlands, England and Sweden conclude an alliance directed against Louis XIV of France.
1783: The Siege of Gibraltar, which was pursued by the Spanish and the French since July 24, 1779, is finally lifted.
1818: The first successful U.S. educational magazine, Academician, begins publication in New York City.
1882: American pugilist John L. Sullivan becomes the last of the bare-knuckle world heavyweight champions with his defeat of Patty Ryan in Mississippi City.
1905: Congress grants statehood to Oklahoma. New Mexico and Arizona are the only remaining territories.