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Michael G. Wohlwend of Goodrich and Kathleen K. Flood, Nicholas A. Kwasiborski, and Chad E. Powers, all of Ortonville, have been named to the dean's list at Northwood University for the fall 2010 semester....more >>

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Harper Marlene Dalton Jamie Dalton and Anne Miracle of Charleston, S.C. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Marlene Dalton. Harper was born at 1:15 p.m., Dec....more >>

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Natalie Rose Millar Jason and Kelly Millar of Groveland Township are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Rose Millar. Natalie was born at 8:11 p.m., Sept. 24, at St....more >>
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Born May 3rd
1849: Jacob Riis, American reformer (How the Other Half Lives).
1898: Golda Mier, Fourth Prime Minister of Israel (1969-1974).
1912: May Sarton, poet and writer.
1913: William Inge, American playwright (Picnic, Bus Stop).
1919: Betty Compden, lyricist.
May 3rd
in history
1926: U.S. Marines land in Nicaragua.
1952: The first airplane lands at the geographic North Pole.
1968: After three days of battle, the U.S. Marines retake Dai Do complex in Vietnam, only to find the North Vietnamese have evacuated the area.
1971: James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King's assassin, is caught in a jail break attempt.
1979: Margaret Thatcher becomes the first woman prime minister of Great Britain.