News
Blake Holmstead, 9, paddles to shore to win first place in the Pickle Docks boat race’s youth class. Holmstead and five other teams participated in the race as part of Lakeview’s five-day Summerfest Sesquicentennial celebration, which wrapped up on Saturday. — Daily News/Meghan Nelson

The five-day Sesquicentennial Summerfest celebration was met with heat during the week and rain on Saturday, but it didn’t stop Lakeview residents from enjoying the celebration and history of their village. For Lisa Oliver, the festival was important enough for her to drive up from the Kalamazoo area.

UPDATE: M-66 north of M-46 closed due to flooding

Posted in: Local Friday, June 23rd, 2017

At least one road in Montcalm County is closed today due to flooding from last night’s rain.

Lakeview seeks grant for school resource officer

Posted in: Local Friday, June 23rd, 2017

When Lakeview School Resource Officer Brandon Allen left the police department to join Greenville Department of Public Safety, it was an opportunity for the village and school to re-evaluate the position.

Allen worked 30 hours during the school year, but his hours were cut once the school year was finished.

Montcalm County conducts emergency exercise

Posted in: Local, Local Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Anyone listening to the Montcalm County police scanner Wednesday morning would have overheard reports of multiple injuries in a field, but it was just a training exercise.

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 — [...]

Lakeview grad Hunter Derenski set to attend Olympic clay shooting camp

Posted in: Local Friday, June 23rd, 2017

After helping his school’s clay shooting team earn its 14th consecutive national championship, 2013 Lakeview graduate Hunter Derenski is now setting his sights higher — the Olympics kind of higher level, that is.

Lakeview golfers pleased with season

Posted in: High School, Lakeview, Sports Monday, June 19th, 2017

LAKEVIEW — Lakeview’s golf team was looking at a goal of finishing in the top three of the Central State Activities Association (CSAA) this season. Mission accomplished. The Wildcats finished third in the CSAA behind conference champion Big Rapids and Chippewa Hills. That pleased coach Brian Corwin. “My returning players put in the time to [...]

New pitch count rule has interesting affect on pitchers’ mindset on the mound

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Friday, June 16th, 2017

New pitch count rule forces high school pitchers to adjust their approach on the mound against batters.

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  • Lakeview community celebrates 150 years amid rain and sun

    Monday, June 19th, 2017
    Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    The five-day Sesquicentennial Summerfest celebration was met with heat during the week and rain on Saturday, but it didn’t stop Lakeview residents from enjoying the celebration and history of their village. For Lisa Oliver, the festival was important enough for her to drive up from the Kalamazoo area.

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  • New pitch count rule has interesting affect on pitchers’ mindset on the mound

    Friday, June 16th, 2017
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School

    New pitch count rule forces high school pitchers to adjust their approach on the mound against batters.

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  • ‘Targeted for assassination’: Rep. Moolenaar recounts baseball shooting

    Friday, June 16th, 2017
    Posted in: E.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    A Wednesday morning baseball practice for the annual congressional baseball game for charity went from peaceful to horrific in the blink of an eye.
    Congressman John Moolenaar is playing his second year for the team, which raises funds for Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, the Washington Literacy Center and — in support of what happened at Wednesday’s practice — the Capitol Police Memorial Fund.

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  • Lakeview moves forward with moving DPW building

    Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
    Posted in: Local

    Nine months ago, Lakeview’s Department of Public Works (DPW) sold its half of the Park Drive building to the fire department to give them more space.

    On Monday evening, Lakeview Village Council members finalized plans to completely move the DPW to the North Street location.

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