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Lakeview Middle School speech and language pathologist Holly Bennet and social worker Kathy Hewett are teaming up to offer a peer-to-peer mentoring program. The duo is working with a male and female group of sixth-graders to teach, implement and reinforce social and language skills they would typically learn during speech and language or social work programs.

MAISD to benefit from 3-year sex ed grant

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Saturday, January 14th, 2017

The Montcalm Area Intermediate School District has been awarded a grant that was given to only 19 other districts nationwide.

The Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grant provides sexual risk avoidance education for special education students in self-contained classrooms, which have smaller groups of students.

Lakeview offers peer mentoring program

Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story Friday, January 13th, 2017

Lakeview Middle School speech and language pathologist Holly Bennet and social worker Kathy Hewett are teaming up to offer a peer-to-peer mentoring program. The duo is working with a male and female group of sixth-graders to teach, implement and reinforce social and language skills they would typically learn during speech and language or social work programs.

Lakeview DDA receives final lakeshore development plans

Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story Friday, January 13th, 2017

After eight months of meetings, public input and designing, a shoreline development plan was presented to the Lakeview Downtown Development Authority (DDA) on Wednesday night. Matthew Levandoski, a landscape architect with Prein & Newhof, a Grand Rapids-based civil engineering company, and his colleague Kim Jongsma, an urban planning and public outreach specialist, presented six areas of development they designed.

Sports
Lakeview’s Zach Hamlin, front, and an unidentified Newaygo player battle for the ball during the teams’ 7- on- 7 passing drills Tuesday night.

LAKEVIEW — Lakeview’s football team got some more work in against a real opponent instead of their own teammates. The Wildcats had 7- on-7 passing drills with Newaygo Tuesday at the practice fields at Lakeview High School. In a 7- on- 7 passing drill, a team has only one offensive lineman — the center — [...]

Lakeview shakes off snow-day rust to earn fifth win

Posted in: High School, High School Thursday, January 19th, 2017

It’s been a work in progress all season for Pete Wurm to find consistency for his Lakeview boys basketball team, but the Wildcats put together a solid 52-31 win against Montabella Wednesday.

Area wrestling coaches happy with Sparta wrestling invitational

Posted in: Belding, High School, High School, High School, Lakeview, Pan Handle, Sports, Sports, Sports Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

SPARTA — Out of the three area coaches who had teams in the Sparta Invitational wresting tournament Saturday, none said they were really disappointed in their teams. Belding, Lakeview and Tri County were among the 17 teams at Sparta, which was an individual tournament, even though team scores were kept. Belding had one winner. Mitchell [...]

Fourth-quarter stretch dooms Lakeview in loss to Kent City

Posted in: High School, Lakeview, Sports Monday, January 9th, 2017

For three quarters at least, Lakeview’s girls basketball team kept up with Kent City. But the Wildcats couldn’t stay with the Eagles for a key stretch of the fourth quarter and Lakeview lost 48-39 Friday night in a Central State Activities Association Silver Division game. The big difference-maker was a 13-2 run over the first [...]

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  • Fourth-quarter stretch dooms Lakeview in loss to Kent City

    Monday, January 9th, 2017
    Posted in: High School, Lakeview, Sports

    For three quarters at least, Lakeview’s girls basketball team kept up with Kent City. But the Wildcats couldn’t stay with the Eagles for a key stretch of the fourth quarter and Lakeview lost 48-39 Friday night in a Central State Activities Association Silver Division game. The big difference-maker was a 13-2 run over the first [...]

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  • Lakeview boys grind out win over Kent City

    Monday, January 9th, 2017
    Posted in: High School, Lakeview, Sports

    LAKEVIEW — Lakeview’s boys basketball team got a win that will stick with them for a while. The Wildcats came back from a 34-29 deficit after three quarters to beat the Kent City Eagles 50- 42 Friday night in a Central State Activities Association Silver Division game. “I think a big win is an understatement [...]

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  • Lakeview’s new village manager Shay Gallagher feels right at home

    Saturday, January 7th, 2017
    Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    During Shay Gallagher’s interview for Lakeview village manager, he told the Village Council he planned to hit the ground running. Since accepting the position and starting the job less than one month ago, that’s exactly what he has done.

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  • Montcalm County millage exploration group to meet Jan. 18

    Friday, January 6th, 2017
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Animals, conservation, 4-H, parks and veterans.

    These five topics may not share the same audience or interest in Montcalm County, but they all have one common need: Funding.

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