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Nicholas Schummer has been named to the president's list at Northwood University for the fall 2010 semester with a 3.94 grade point average. Only 4.8 percent of Northwood University students are eligible for the president's list....more >>

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Births

Macey Audrey Toutant Steven and Jessica Toutant of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Macey Audrey Toutant. Macey was born at 11:45 p.m., Nov. 8 at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>

Jessica Irene Marie Stefko and Benjamin Andrew Wright

John and Dana Stefko of Oxford are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Irene Marie Stefko to Benjamin Andrew Wright, son of Sarah Wright and the late Luther Wright of Lake Orion....more >>
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Engagement

William and Carol Millar of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Aaron Jonathan, to Rhonda Leigh, daughter of Roland and Frances Moody of Florida. The bride-to-be graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2000 with a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design....more >>

Studying hard

Ann Seeloff Ann Seeloff from Lake Orion was named to the Dean's List at Davenport University for the fall 2010 semester. Erin M. VanDellan Lake Orion resident Erin VanDellan, a senior at Hope College, made it to the Dean's List for the fall 2010 semester....more >>
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Born September 21st
1866: Charles Jean Henri Nicolle, bacteriologist, discovered that typhus fever is transmitted by body louse.
1866: H.G. Wells, science fiction writer whose works include The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds.
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
September 21st
in history
1904: Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a broken heart.
1915: Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later. The stones of amazing size.
1929: Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.
1936: The German army holds its largest maneuvers since 1914.Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie warned the League of Nations of the dangers of appeasement.
1937: The women's airspeed record is set at 292 mph by American pilot Jacqueline Cochran.The amazing life another woman pioneer in aviation, Amelia Earhart.