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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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Kalyn Justice has been named to the dean's list at Grand Valley State University for the fall 2010 semester. To be named to the dean's list, GVSU students must earn a 3.5 grade point average on a 4....more >>

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Tristan Alan Titus Shaun and Kara Titus of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Tristan Alan Titus. Tristan was born at 8:54 a.m., Dec. 8, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac....more >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1942: The German Army grinds to a complete halt within the city of Stalingrad. Winter tempest in Stalingrad.
1943: British troops in Italy enter Naples and occupy Foggia airfield. The Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team fought bravely in eight major campaigns.
1944: The U.S. First Army begins the siege Aachen, Germany.
1946: Twelve Nazi war criminals are sentenced to be hanged at Nuremberg trials---Karl Donitz, Hermann Goring, Alfred Jodl, Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Wilhelm Keitel, Joachin von Ribbentrop, Fritz Saukel, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Julius Streicher, and Alfred Rosenberg.
1974: Five Nixon aides--Kenneth Parkinson, Robert Mardian, Nixon's Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, and U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell--go on trial for conspiring to hinder the Watergate investigation.