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Roots music and dance will be the focus of an upcoming weeklong camp at the Wheatland Music Organization’s grounds in Remus. The camp includes camping, food, showers, workshops and concerts. — Courtesy photo

There are few groups more dedicated to preserving and promoting the “roots arts” than is the Wheatland Music Organization. For decades, Wheatland has presented concerts, classes, workshops and — during the first week of September each year — what has become the state’s premier outdoor roots music and arts festival.

Wheatland Music Organization offers music and dance camp

Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

There are few groups more dedicated to preserving and promoting the “roots arts” than is the Wheatland Music Organization. For decades, Wheatland has presented concerts, classes, workshops and — during the first week of September each year — what has become the state’s premier outdoor roots music and arts festival.

Lakeview may go back to school early

Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Staff and students at Lakeview Community Schools may go back to school as early as Aug. 31 this year. The Lakeview school board heard plans regarding an earlier start to the school year, as well as an update about the balanced calendar concept, during Monday’s regular meeting.

Tree removal near Lakeview airport coming soon

Posted in: Local, News Top Story Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

As new trees are planted in Wiseman Park, old trees will soon be coming down on village-owned property adjacent to Griffith Field Airport. At Monday’s meeting, the Lakeview Village Council debated the best use of the 14 acres. Currently, the land sits unused and overgrown with pine trees. The overabundance of pines has prevented healthy tree growth there and many of the trees are in danger of toppling over in high winds. Others already have. Additionally, the trees are reaching a point that they may soon present a danger for airport traffic.

Sports
Lakeview’s Jordan Hart, right, kicks the ball away as Tri County’s Savannah Wilson closes in during the teams’ game Friday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Both Lakeview’s and Tri County’s girls soccer coaches said the same thing after their teams played each other Friday. They both said it was a good game.

34 area athletes qualify for track state finals

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) track and field regional meets were good to area athletes on Friday and Saturday. In all, 34 athletes from area schools qualified in their respective divisions for the MHSAA state finals on May 30.

Tri County beats Lakeview in soccer

Posted in: High School, High School, Sports Top Story, Sports Top Story Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Both Lakeview’s and Tri County’s girls soccer coaches said the same thing after their teams played each other Friday. They both said it was a good game.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, May 14

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Friday, May 15th, 2015

Tri County 9, Wyoming Kelloggsville 3: The Vikings got a non-conference win Thursday, beating the Rockets. Kyle Peterman came in in relief in the fifth inning, got a strikeout after giving up a hit and was credited with the win when Tri County took the lead while he was the pitcher of record…

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  • Butternut out shoots Lakeview, Central Montcalm

    Friday, May 15th, 2015
    Posted in: High School, High School

    After a few days of playing golf in rain and wind, the sunshine was abundant and the wind, finally calm. Playing at Glenkerry Golf Course, the Butternut Homeschoolers defeated the Lakeview Wildcats and Central Montcalm Hornets on Wednesday. Butternut shot 173, Lakeview 194 and Central Montcalm 202.

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, May 13

    Friday, May 15th, 2015
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School

    Central Montcalm 2-0: The Hornets continued their winning ways with a pair of wins at home against Ionia on Wednesday. Game one was an 8-3 win. Emaleigh Taylor earned her first varsity win in 4 2/3 innings. She allowed one run and three hits with three strikeouts. Mallory Morgan got the save…

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  • Tree removal near Lakeview airport coming soon

    Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, News Top Story

    As new trees are planted in Wiseman Park, old trees will soon be coming down on village-owned property adjacent to Griffith Field Airport. At Monday’s meeting, the Lakeview Village Council debated the best use of the 14 acres. Currently, the land sits unused and overgrown with pine trees. The overabundance of pines has prevented healthy tree growth there and many of the trees are in danger of toppling over in high winds. Others already have. Additionally, the trees are reaching a point that they may soon present a danger for airport traffic.

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  • CHIP’S CLIPS: Generalities cause Deflategate concern

    Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    By now everyone has seen the reports about the “Deflategate” report and the subsequent punishment doled out by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell against the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady. I have a problem with the report — and the punishment. And the two go hand-in-hand.

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