News
Lakeview’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Hough-Pontius Post 3701, on M-91, just south of M-46, is planning a Memorial Day parade for this coming weekend in the hopes of being more visible in the community. — Daily News/Meghan Nelson

Stacey Roberts, Dan Duvall and Jessica Wright deployed together in 2004 with Greenville’s 1073rd National Guard Maintenance Company. Twelve years later, the trio has reconnected for a new mission: Save and revive Lakeview’s Hough-Pontius Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3701.

Sanctuary cities issue on deck for Rep. Lower

Posted in: E.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

One of the more hot-button issues in Lansing this year has become the status of “sanctuary cities” in Michigan, and Rep. Jim Lower, R-Cedar Lake, finds himself at the center of the issue.

Re-energized Lakeview VFW Post plans updates, parade

Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Stacey Roberts, Dan Duvall and Jessica Wright deployed together in 2004 with Greenville’s 1073rd National Guard Maintenance Company. Twelve years later, the trio has reconnected for a new mission: Save and revive Lakeview’s Hough-Pontius Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3701.

All Montcalm County parks have been adopted for the year

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, Local, Local Saturday, May 20th, 2017

As children played on slides and swings, ran amongst the tall trees and explored the shores of the Flat River on Thursday afternoon, their mothers rested in the shade of the pavilion at McCarthy Park.

The members of the inclusive homeschool group from Alma, Belding, Blanchard, Greenville, Howard City and points beyond use the park on M-91 just north of Greenville as a central location for a weekly playdate gathering. The group was relieved to learn the Montcalm Township park would not be closing this year despite Montcalm County budget cuts.

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 — [...]

Tri County Vikings one win away from share of CSAA title

Posted in: High School, High School, Lakeview, Pan Handle, Sports, Sports Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

LAKEVIEW — Tri County’s girls soccer team is now one win away from no worse than a share of the Central State Activities Association (CSAA) title. The Vikings had no problems beating Lakeview Monday, winning 7-3 to go to 14-1 overall and 12-1 in the CSAA. The win pleased Vikings coach Vic Matulis. “We just [...]

Greenville, Lakeview soccer teams tussle to 2-2 tie

Posted in: High School, Sports Saturday, April 29th, 2017

All that was needed was some dramatic instrumental music to go with the fast, physical and highly entertaining soccer match between Lakeview and Greenville, which the two teams ended up tying 2-2 Friday.

Lakeview 2nd at own CSAA jamboree

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, Lakeview, Pan Handle, Sports, Sports, Sports, Stanton Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

GOWEN — Lakeview’s boys golf team made a major step forward Monday. The Wildcats finished second at the Central State Activities Association jamboree Monday at Brookside Golf Course. Lakeview shot a 361, which trailed only Big Rapids’ 313. “I am very pleased with (Monday’s) performance,” Lakeview coach Brian Corwin said. “We had a tough round [...]

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  • Trufant man identified after fatal accident on M-66

    Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
    Posted in: Local, Local

    A Trufant man has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident last week at M-66 and Sidney Road.

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  • State representatives tour area child advocacy center

    Monday, May 1st, 2017
    Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    State legislators on Friday toured a local facility focused on helping children tell their stories. Lawmakers including 70th District State Rep. Jim Lower, 87th District State Rep. Julie Calley and State Sen. Judy Emmons visited the Ionia/Montcalm Secure and Friendly Environment (I/M SAFE) Child Advocacy Center (CAC) at 10260 S. Sheridan Road (M-66).

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  • Greenville, Lakeview soccer teams tussle to 2-2 tie

    Saturday, April 29th, 2017
    Posted in: High School, Sports

    All that was needed was some dramatic instrumental music to go with the fast, physical and highly entertaining soccer match between Lakeview and Greenville, which the two teams ended up tying 2-2 Friday.

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  • Lakeview 2nd at own CSAA jamboree

    Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, Lakeview, Pan Handle, Sports, Sports, Sports, Stanton

    GOWEN — Lakeview’s boys golf team made a major step forward Monday. The Wildcats finished second at the Central State Activities Association jamboree Monday at Brookside Golf Course. Lakeview shot a 361, which trailed only Big Rapids’ 313. “I am very pleased with (Monday’s) performance,” Lakeview coach Brian Corwin said. “We had a tough round [...]

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