News
From left, Lakeview Community Schools Superintendent Kyle Hamlin, Tri County Area Schools Superintendent Allen Cumings and MCC President Bob Ferrentino discuss the “hybrid college” arrangement between the two school districts and the college Tuesday evening during the monthly MCC Board of Trustees meeting in Pierson Township. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Montcalm Community College strives to help students from throughout the area, and those efforts wouldn’t be complete without a dedicated reach to the county’s panhandle area. The MCC Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting at the college’s Panhandle Area Center just south of Howard City on Tuesday evening to provide an update on the college’s involvement in the area.

Just A Dream Huntz helps out new hunters

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Friday, September 26th, 2014

With the echo of the shot still ringing through the trees and the rifle still firmly against his shoulder, 14-year-old Raymond Wyman couldn’t believe he’d missed.

It was his first chance to bag a buck, an 8-point he’d spotted from a blind early in the morning Saturday. Raymond, a Grattan resident, was out hunting with instructors of the Just A Dream Huntz program, put on for first-time and beginning hunters.

But even after the buck trotted of unfazed, it luckily wouldn’t be the last chance he had at his first deer.

Outman, Emmons return to everyday work in Lansing

Posted in: News Top Story, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, S.Slider Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

The return of fall provides many physical and cultural changes throughout Michigan, not to mention the reconvening of a full-time Legislature in Lansing. With the return of everyday politics at the Capitol, EightCAP Inc. welcomed the first Legislative Update meeting Monday at Montcalm Community College since the Legislature adjourned last May for summer recess.

JUST IN: Multiple police agencies respond to attempted suicide in Trufant

Posted in: Local Monday, September 15th, 2014

Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies and emergency services responded to an attempted suicide by gun this afternoon in Trufant.

Sports
Big Rapids’ Jerri Nowak (25) fires an attack towards the block of Lakeview’s Emily Molitor (8) and Tereza Kralikova (10) during the Lakeview Invitational Saturday. — Chip Burch/Daily News

Lakeview’s volleyball team found themselves in a position they were hoping to be in Saturday. The Wildcats were in the championship game of their own tournament, but lost to Muskegon West Michigan Christian 25-15, 25-21.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Sept. 24, 2014

Posted in: High School, High School, High School Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Lakeview 3, Hesperia 1: The Wildcats got their first CSAA-Silver win Wednesday night, beating the Panthers 17-25, 25-9, 25-20, 25-23. Sadie Massie had 18 kills and four aces, Tereza Kralikova had three blocks and four aces, Genevieve Moore had 30 assists and Vaughn Martens had 17 digs…

Host Wildcats fall in tourney championship

Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Lakeview’s volleyball team found themselves in a position they were hoping to be in Saturday. The Wildcats were in the championship game of their own tournament, but lost to Muskegon West Michigan Christian 25-15, 25-21.

Lakeview wins 3rd game, tops White Cloud

Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story, Video Sunday, September 21st, 2014

It was the Wounded Warrior Project Game at Lakeview Friday night, and the Wildcats honored the nation’s hometown heroes with a 37-0 victory over White Cloud. Wearing camouflage style uniforms sporting the school’s blue, gold and white colors Lakeview (3-1) dominated an undermanned White Cloud team to win its third consecutive game after a season-opening, one-point loss to Tri County.

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  • S.H.E.: Trufant-based photography company helping women recapture youth, sexiness

    Monday, September 22nd, 2014
    Posted in: Belding, Greenville, Lakeview, Stanton

    Women are typically their own harshest critics, picking apart appearance from head to toe, failing to recall the joy they felt when dressing up as young girls playing roles and creating scenarios pieced together using untethered imaginations. There is, however, a quaint, secluded place in Trufant where women can actually recapture a little youthful fun and feel like a sexy, vibrant woman at the same time.

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  • Lakeview wins 3rd game, tops White Cloud

    Sunday, September 21st, 2014
    Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story, Video

    It was the Wounded Warrior Project Game at Lakeview Friday night, and the Wildcats honored the nation’s hometown heroes with a 37-0 victory over White Cloud. Wearing camouflage style uniforms sporting the school’s blue, gold and white colors Lakeview (3-1) dominated an undermanned White Cloud team to win its third consecutive game after a season-opening, one-point loss to Tri County.

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  • Several local artists showing their work at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids

    Saturday, September 20th, 2014
    Posted in: Belding, Carson City, Edmore, Greenville, Lakeview, Pan Handle, Stanton

    Autumn returns next week and, with it, ArtPrize.
    The annual contest will officially get underway Wednesday, lasting through Oct. 12. During that time frame, three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids will be featuring unique achievements both inspiring and challenging as artists offer up some of their most prized work for the West Michigan community to judge.

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  • THE REVIEW: Recognizing a legacy

    Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Everyone has a story to tell. For local entrepreneur Bob Sullivan it spans generations and encompasses some of the greatest moments in Michigan’s storied history of business and baseball.

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