News
At around noon on Friday, the Maple Valley Township Fire Department responded to a barn fire at 15404 Coral Drive. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

The Maple Valley Township Fire Department was quick in suppressing a barn fire on Friday.

At about 11:45 a.m, the fire department responded to a call at 15404 Coral Drive. The four firefighters on scene pulled out of the driveway by 12:25 p.m. with the fire completely extinguished.

JUST IN: Coral barn fire quickly suppressed

Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story Friday, January 23rd, 2015

The Maple Valley Township Fire Department was quick in suppressing a barn fire on Friday.

At about 11:45 a.m, the fire department responded to a call at 15404 Coral Drive. The four firefighters on scene pulled out of the driveway by 12:25 p.m. with the fire completely extinguished.

Gov. Snyder’s speech inspires GOP

Posted in: Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Gov. Rick Snyder gave another one of his patented “relentlessly positive” speeches Tuesday during his State of the State address. The speech showcased what Snyder saw as highlights of Michigan’s past year, as well as introduced several new proposals, which inspired his own party.

Rep. Moolenaar: Obama delivers mixed messages

Posted in: Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

President Barack Obama took a straightforward approach to his State of the Union address Tuesday, declaring the end of a recession and two wars and the start of more jobs and health insurance … and victoriously taking credit for all of the above.

Sports
Lakeview senior Rylee Nielsen dives for a loose ball and makes a pass up court for a basket during Monday’s game at home against Leroy Pine River. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

For nearly three quarters, the Lakeview Wildcats girls basketball team had a case of the Mondays. For a good portion of the game, Leroy Pine River out-rebounded the Wildcats. Lakeview turned the ball over far too many times and its lackadaisical effort allowed the Bucks to lead after each of the first three quarters. Luckily for the Wildcats, the game lasts four quarters.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, Jan. 22

Posted in: High School, High School, High School Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Lakeview 69, Hesperia 49: The Wildcats earned another win on Thursday. Nate Shurlow led the way with 22 points and nine rebounds. Caleb Ruvalcaba had an all-around game with 15 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals.

SPORTS GALORE: Ledford stays positive, Hornets stay focused

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Lane Ledford made a move he has done several hundred times in his basketball career. On Friday, the Central Montcalm senior drove to the basket, along the baseline. Colliding with a Chippewa Hills defender, Ledford fell to the court with his left arm extended.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Jan. 21

Posted in: High School, High School Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Sparta 53, Belding 33: The Redskins lost their make-up game with the Spartans Wednesday night, losing the O-K Blue Conference game. Greta Wilker led Belding with 13 points…

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  • Lakeview water system is in decent condition

    Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
    Posted in: Local

    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.

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  • Donated lakefront property could net Lakeview $50,000

    Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
    Posted in: Local

    A lakefront property donated to this village could conceivably help pay for the cost of new snow removal equipment. Although the deal is still tentative, the Lakeview Village Council recently voted to allow Village Manager Jake Eckholm to move forward with the sale of a Townline Lake property donated to the village by Wells Fargo.

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  • Lakeview girls rally past Pine River

    Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
    Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story

    For nearly three quarters, the Lakeview Wildcats girls basketball team had a case of the Mondays. For a good portion of the game, Leroy Pine River out-rebounded the Wildcats. Lakeview turned the ball over far too many times and its lackadaisical effort allowed the Bucks to lead after each of the first three quarters. Luckily for the Wildcats, the game lasts four quarters.

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  • THE REVIEW: Becoming the eighth man

    Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Baseball, as with any sport, is a game of adversity. It’s your best pitch against his best swing and try as we may, we aren’t always able to come out on top.

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