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Logan G. Mancini of Ortonville has been promoted to the rank of sergeant in the Michigan Army National Guard. Mancini is an unmanned aerial vehicle operator, with the Lansing-based Company B, Brigade Special Troops Battalion....more >>
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Wilson-Hawkins Christine Wilson and Cody Hawkins are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Connie Delaney of Waterford and Robert Wilson of Clarkston....more >>

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Luke Ryder Heine John and Lisa Heine of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Luke Ryder Heine. Luke was born at 8:01a.m., Oct. 18 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak....more >>

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Lake Louise Church of the Nazarene

Brandon Twp.- Matt Bailey is the new lead pastor at Lake Louise Church of the Nazarene, 2300 S. Ortonville Road. Bailey, 26, comes to Lake Louise from Clio Community Church of the Nazarene, where he served as youth pastor for a year-and-a-half....more >>
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Green-Hamilton Kim and Larry Vigneau, along with Craig and Diane Green, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Green, to Richard Hamilton, son of Mark Hamilton of Rochester....more >>
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Harlow Dawn Young Kassy Wilcox and Kris Young of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Harlow Dawn Young. Harlow was born at 9:32 p.m., Oct. 10, at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>
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Born August 23rd
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
1934: Sonny (Christian) Jurgensen, professional football player and sports announcer.
August 23rd
in history
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.
1942: German forces begin an assault on the major Soviet industrial city of Stalingrad.
1944: German SS engineers begin placing explosive charges around the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
1950: Up to 77,000 members of the U.S. Army Organized Reserve Corps are called involuntarily to active duty to fight the Korean War.