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Jennifer Eisinger of Goodrich and Mayian Chace, Hanna Hubbard, and Matthew Thomas, all of Ortonville, have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2010 semester at Adrian College....more >>
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Ying-Saindon Paul Saindon and Jennifer Ying were married Oct. 10, 2010 at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Md. Attendants were Bill Saindon, Jensen Ying, Dan Schreiber, Christina Saindon, Adrian Ahumada and Caryn Bullard....more >>

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Emily Katherine Armstrong has been named to the dean's honor list with a 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2010 semester at Michigan State University-Honors College. Emily is enrolled in the College of Natural Science, majoring in human biology....more >>
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Nedry-Wilson Thomas and Carin Nedry of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christa Ann, to Michael Ryan Wilson, son of Robert and Brenda Wilson of Burton....more >>
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Terrie Mastrianni and Dave Ward of Brandon Township are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Natalia Gia Mastrianni. Natalia was born at 11:29 a.m., Jan. 14, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac....more >>
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Born September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
1821: William Becknell leads a group of traders from Independence, Mo., toward Santa Fe on what would become the Santa Fe Trail.Trailing Louis L’Amour in New Mexico.
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.