Issues with snow removal was once again a topic of discussion at Lakeview Village Council’s regular meeting Monday evening.
Katharine Andersen wants to be a voice for rural school districts. If the Lakeview High School teacher wins this year’s Teacher of the Year award, she’ll have her platform.
She intends to make the most of it.
It may seem like a page out of Orwell’s “1984,” but the truth is new surveillance equipment being considered at Lakeview Community Schools is all about student safety.
The high school’s current video surveillance system is dated and not particularly effective in identifying suspects or vehicles, according to Lakeview Police Chief Darin Dood. This has proven problematic in the past when it comes to acts of vandalism and other crimes on school property.
During his tenure as principal of Lakeview High School, Gary Jensen helped move the school from the state’s “dishonor roll” to one of the highest rated educational institutions in Michigan. Jensen has always been quick to credit the hard work of his fellow staffers and students for this transformation, but there’s little doubt it was Jensen’s guiding hand that made the change possible.
Sometimes, good things come to those who wait. This can be a hopeful philosophy, particularly when the party doing the waiting has no choice. Such is the case for the city of Stanton.
STANTON — A Downtown Development Authority in Stanton came one step closer to fruition Tuesday evening when the City Commission discussed recommendations regarding the DDA’s proposed boundaries. City Manager Jake Eckholm presented commissioners with a resolution of intent to create the authority, specifying “All properties abutting the State Highway M-66 within the city limits … [...]
This city may soon see an influx of light industrial expansion, assuming a deal between Stanton and a company currently located in Cedar Springs goes through as expected. PromoQuip, which builds and markets promotional equipment — like “money blowing booths,” Plinko games and prize wheels — is in negotiations with the city for a piece of property located at 1126 East Main St. According to City Manager Jake Eckholm and PromoQuip owner David Sanderson, the purchase is close to being a “done deal.”
Friends of and family of Carson City-Crystal High School student Bailey Lance, who died recently from injuries sustained in a one-car accident, are doing their part to make sure his memory is not forgotten and to help Bailey’s family with medical and funeral expenses.
Sometimes, one man’s dream can become a vision that inspires an entire community. So it was when Jason Chrisman decided to open a tanning salon at the Covered Village Mall in Belding.
Although this village’s water system complies with state codes, there is room for improvement, particularly in outlying areas. This according to a recent study commissioned by the village by Rowe Professional Services.