The scene of the Tamarack Room at Tamarack District Library looked more like an art class than a design meeting Wednesday night.
After two years of managing a pair of municipalities, Jake Eckholm had his final meetings in Lakeview on Monday and Stanton on Tuesday.
The Department of Public Works will soon be moving into a new building. But before the department makes the transition, the building will have to be moved from Lakeview Airport-Griffith Field to North Street.
Many tears were shed while the Lakeview 9/11 Patriot’s Day Silent Parade made its way through downtown Lakeview.
The Trufant Jubilee Festival included three parades for festival-goers to enjoy during the Labor Day weekend. The first parade was the Kiddie Parade Friday evening. Children dressed in colorful costumes, and some even made cars out of boxes they walked down the parade with.
The dual manager of the city of Stanton and the village of Lakeview has accepted a new job. Jake Eckholm will be the next manager of the city of Muskegon Heights. He accepted the job Tuesday and will start Oct. 1.
Last year, Ashley Lee considered trying out for the Trufant Jubilee Queen’s Pageant. She decided it was too late in the process to jump in and opted to wait one year.
When the Trufant teen entered this year’s contest, she learned she was the only contestant.
After six months of planning and reconfiguring, Lakeview is moving forward with a proposed annexation of multiple properties in Cato Township. The annexation would include all properties on M-46 from M-91 to Youngman Road, known as the 46th corridor.
The Amble Fire Department has long had beneficial working relationships with neighboring fire departments. When the Amble Creamery caught fire on Oct. 19, 1942, due to a combustion in the boiler and tool room, the fire spread to the roof of the nearby town hall. Firefighters from Howard City, Lakeview, Coral and Cedar Springs battled the stubborn blaze for two hours. Local volunteers carried water in milk cans by the truckload to help fight the fire.
The words came to Gary Jensen in the middle of a difficult school assembly as he strived to capture the attention of distracted and struggling students. “I love Mr. Jensen, and Mr. Jensen loves me.”