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Landon Davis McLauchlin Chad and Gwen McLauchlin of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Landon Davis McLauchlin. Landon was born at 9:26 a.m. Oct. 26 at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>
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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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Born August 20th
1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
August 20th
in history
1619: The first group of twenty Africans is brought to Jamestown, Virginia.
1667: John Milton publishes Paradise Lost, an epic poem about the fall of Adam and Eve.
1741: Danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering, commisioned by Peter the Great of Russia to find land connecting Asia and North America, discovers America.
1794: American General Mad Anthony Wayne defeats the Ohio Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in the Northwest territory, ending Indian resistance in the area.
1847: General Winfield Scott wins the battle of Churubusco on his drive to Mexico City.