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Jacob Eckholm fielded questions in a final interview Tuesday evening at Stanton’s City Commission meeting. Eckholm was chosen to replace the city’s previous manager, James Freed, who left earlier this summer to take a post in Port Huron. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

After weeks without a manager, the village of Lakeview and city of Stanton have finally settled on a replacement for James Freed, who left the post earlier this summer to take a job in Port Huron. Following an extensive search process and several interviews, Stanton’s City Commission on Wednesday voted to hire Jacob Eckholm as shared manager for both communities. Lakeview’s Village Council had already arrived at the same decision Monday evening.

Bright Start starts over as new Lakeview Elementary School

Posted in: L.Slider, Local, Photos Thursday, August 21st, 2014

It has been more than two years in coming, but on Wednesday, all the hard work, planning and expense paid off for Lakeview Community Schools when Superintendent Kyle Hamlin cut the ribbon officially opening the doors to Lakeview Elementary School. Assisting in the task were Board of Education President Ed Jonaitis and Principal Kelly Nielsen.

The event was well-attended by community members, teachers, administrators and parents with children who will soon be entering the school for fall classes.

Vestaburg man faces slew of charges after two incidents with ex-girlfriend

Posted in: Local, Local Thursday, August 14th, 2014

A 39-year-old Vestaburg man is behind bars and faces multiple charges after two alleged violent attacks on his ex-girlfriend.

Stanton, Lakeview decide on 24-year-old Jacob Eckholm as new manager

Posted in: Local, Local, News Top Story, News Top Story, S.Slider Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

After weeks without a manager, the village of Lakeview and city of Stanton have finally settled on a replacement for James Freed, who left the post earlier this summer to take a job in Port Huron. Following an extensive search process and several interviews, Stanton’s City Commission on Wednesday voted to hire Jacob Eckholm as shared manager for both communities. Lakeview’s Village Council had already arrived at the same decision Monday evening.

Sports
Vern Smith, right, will take over as Lakeview varsity baseball coach. Smith is also an assistant football coach for the Wildcats.

Vern Smith is taking over in Lakeview. The JV baseball coach is moving up to the varsity position after Ryan Vellanti resigned.

THE REVIEW: Tri County’s Overbeek a true inspiration

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

When students of Tri County High School take to the halls this fall to begin the new school year, they are sure to cross paths with one individual in particular, who has solidified himself as a fixture in the growth of the school district both in the classroom and on the field. Oh, and did we also mention the basketball court?

RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore wins Danish championship

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Monday, August 18th, 2014

Schnepp and Sons entered the Danish Festival men’s softball championship game undefeated. Their opponent, RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore, had one loss. To win a championship, RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore needed two wins against Schnepp and Sons on Sunday afternoon. They did just that win the tournament title with an 8-1 record.

Lakeview continues to focus on opener

Posted in: High School Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Lakeview’s football team has already had their first practice of the season. It happened at midnight Monday morning. The Wildcats practiced for two hours, then took three hours off before picking back up again at 5 a.m.

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  • Finalists interviewed for Stanton and Lakeview manager position

    Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
    Posted in: L.Slider, Local, Local, News Top Story, News Top Story

    It’s down to the final two candidates in the search for a new manager for the village of Lakeview and city of Stanton. When selected, the new manager will serve both communities, allotting 20 hours per week to each.

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  • UPDATE: Teenagers ID’d after fiery fatal crash

    Monday, August 11th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local

    The victims of a fiery car crash early this morning have been identified.

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  • Lakeview/Stanton manager vacancy down to 2 finalists

    Saturday, August 9th, 2014
    Posted in: Lakeview, Stanton

    The search for a new manager for the village of Lakeview and the city of Stanton has been narrowed down to two finalists.
    Jacob Eckholm of Muskegon is currently regional manager of TrueNorth Community Services in Fremont, while Frank Goodroe of Huntington Woods is currently administrator of Oak Park District Court.

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  • JUST IN: Wie withdraws from LPGA Classic

    Thursday, August 7th, 2014
    Posted in: Belding, Carson City, Edmore, Greenville, Lakeview, Pan Handle, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Stanton

      BELMONT – Michelle Wie had won the US Open and was riding some momentum going into the LPGA Classic. But after nine holes on Thursday, Wie withdrew from the tournament at Blythefield Country Club after injuring her right wrist. Wie was at plus-5 41 after nine holes when she came off the course. Wie [...]

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