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A new piece of equipment being installed at Steeplechase Tool & Die could eventually spell new jobs for the village. According to Steeplechase co-owner Tim Caverley, the new 1,600-ton press will be used as a “try-out” press to test dies manufactured at the plant. At present, the press is essentially installed in a soon-to-be completed addition to the plant at 9307 Howard City-Edmore Road, though some electrical work must be completed before it becomes operational.

Steeplechase Tool & Die expansion could lead to new jobs in Lakeview

Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

A new piece of equipment being installed at Steeplechase Tool & Die could eventually spell new jobs for the village. According to Steeplechase co-owner Tim Caverley, the new 1,600-ton press will be used as a “try-out” press to test dies manufactured at the plant. At present, the press is essentially installed in a soon-to-be completed addition to the plant at 9307 Howard City-Edmore Road, though some electrical work must be completed before it becomes operational.

MCC students collect blankets and goods for homeless people

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Looking around her hometown of Greenville, Amber Pelak feels like she recently opened her eyes to a major problem in her community: Homelessness.

“Sometimes you can be blind to what’s happening in your community,” she said. “Sometimes you can be immune to it.”

Montcalm County sends dog kennel ordinance back to committee

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, PH.Slider, Photos Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Montcalm County commissioners have decided they were barking up the wrong tree regarding proposed changes to a dog kennel ordinance.

After almost an hour of public comment Monday, the board voted 7-1 to send the proposed changes back to the county’s Finance & Personnel committee for further revision.

Sports
Lakeview’s Kirsten Johnson slams a triple during the second game of the Wildcats’ doubleheader against Alma Tuesday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Lakeview softball coach Daryl Johnson was glad to get the first doubleheader of the season out of the way. That was about the only thing he was glad about.

Lakeview, Vestaburg moving down in class

Posted in: High School Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Lakeview and Vestaburg’s sports teams will be changing classes next school year. The Wildcats will drop to Class C for next season, while the Wolverines will be dropping down to Class D for 2015-2016.

THE REVIEW: Lucky No. 7 for Izzo

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

As Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo ascended the ladder Sunday evening at the Carrier Dome, a genuine smile was spotted on the face of the veteran. With a pair of scissors, Izzo snipped the final piece of the remains of the net from the hoop, turned to face the crowd and exhibited not one, but a pair of fist pumps.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, March 30

Posted in: High School Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Grant 5, Lakeview 2: The Wildcats hosted the Tigers in a non-conference matchup after Grant’s Field was not ready for play. It didn’t matter as Lakeview lost, getting only goals from Brooke Reed and Laura Pachaly in the loss…

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  • MCC students collect blankets and goods for homeless people

    Thursday, March 26th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Looking around her hometown of Greenville, Amber Pelak feels like she recently opened her eyes to a major problem in her community: Homelessness.

    “Sometimes you can be blind to what’s happening in your community,” she said. “Sometimes you can be immune to it.”

    Read More »
  • Montcalm County sends dog kennel ordinance back to committee

    Thursday, March 26th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, PH.Slider, Photos

    Montcalm County commissioners have decided they were barking up the wrong tree regarding proposed changes to a dog kennel ordinance.

    After almost an hour of public comment Monday, the board voted 7-1 to send the proposed changes back to the county’s Finance & Personnel committee for further revision.

    Read More »
  • Lakeview opens season with a pair of losses to Alma

    Thursday, March 26th, 2015
    Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story

    Lakeview softball coach Daryl Johnson was glad to get the first doubleheader of the season out of the way. That was about the only thing he was glad about.

    Read More »
  • Emmons, Outman working to promote OK2SAY student safety hotline

    Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    The best way to stop a violent act, be it suicide, bullying or the manifestation of a serious bomb threat, is to prevent it from happening in the first place.

    That’s the message Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, was hoping to convey when her legislation to create the new OK2SAY confidential student safety hotline was signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder in December 2013.

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