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The following local students have been named to the dean's list at Grand Valley State University for the fall 2010 semester: Jill M. Docter, Sarah L. Harlow, and Kimberly R. Michal, all of Goodrich, and Lauren A....more >>
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Short Donald and Beverly Short recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary. The couple, childhood sweethearts, were married March 13, 1950 in Pontiac. Donald is the owner of Clarkston/Brandon Glass and Beverly is the owner of Lamplighter Gift Shop in Holly and the former owner of Beverly's in Clarkston....more >>

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Landon Lloyd Venner Glen and Stephanie Venner of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Landon Lloyd Venner. Landon was born at 7:48 p.m., Feb. 25, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac....more >>

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Mom-2-Mom From 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 26, The Point Church, 9430 Perry Road, Goodrich will host a Mom-2-Mom sale. Rent a table for $20 ($35 for two) limit two. A $1 charge for larger items....more >>

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Born August 21st
1904: William Count Basie, American band leader and composer.
1936: Wilt Chamberlin, four-time MVP for the National Basketball Association and only player to score 100 points in a professional basketball game.
1938: Kenny Rogers, country singer.
August 21st
in history
1864: Confederate General A.P. Hill attacks Union troops south of Petersburg, Va., at the Weldon railroad. His attack is repulsed, resulting in heavy Confederate casualties.
1915: Italy declares war on Turkey.
1942: U.S. Marines turn back the first major Japanese ground attack on Guadalcanal in the Battle of Tenaru.
1944: The Dumbarton Oaks conference, which lays the foundation for the establishment of the United Nations, is held in Washington, D.C.
1945: President Harry S. Truman cancels all contracts under the Lend-Lease Act.