A portrait of Michael “Mick” Baird hangs in the lobby of Steeplechase Tool & Die. Baird died this past March at the age of 68, but his legacy lives on through the company he founded 16 years ago. He gifted much of his stocks to his colleagues and employees, including Vice President Michael Garvey and President Tim Caverley.
The spirit of philanthropy was personified in the troopers of the Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post on Tuesday. During the Shop with a Hero event, more than 15 troopers took 16 Montcalm County-area children shopping for Christmas presents at the Greenville Meijer.
The Congressman for Michigan’s 4th District is stumping for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential bid. U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, previously endorsed Rubio for president in September, saying, “Marco Rubio is a generational leader who has a bold vision for creating jobs in the 21st century. Marco’s plan for a new American economy is exactly what Michigan and our country needs.”
A promotional equipment resource company is relocating from Cedar Springs to Lakeview, according to Lakeview Village Manager Jake Eckholm. Eckholm, who is also manager of Stanton, updated the Stanton City Commission about PromoQuip during the commission’s Oct. 27 meeting.
Byrne Electrical Specialists has long had a strategic vision for employing as many people in West Michigan as possible. Today, Lakeview is becoming part of that vision.
Byrne Electrical Specialists has long had a strategic vision for employing as many people in West Michigan as possible. Today, Lakeview is becoming a part of that vision.
Rockford-based Byrne — a power and data-solutions manufacturer and supplier — is expanding operations by constructing a new manufacturing facility and collaborative workspace in Lakeview on the same property once home to America’s largest pickle salting station.
For the past 14 years, Lakeview Area Community Fund (LACF) has been giving students, businesses and civic organizations in the village a financial leg up. Organizers reason what’s good for the residents is good for the entire municipality.
By the time a student enters third, fourth or fifth grade, his or her teacher has a pretty good idea what to expect. The student’s abilities are, in part at least, a known quality.
The former home of America’s largest pickle salting station is poised for a new future in industry. An official announcement could be made as soon as this month about a new industry — and new jobs — coming to almost 9 acres of property formerly home to a lumber and sawmill outfit and later a pickle facility on the shores of Tamarack Lake, confirmed Lakeview Village Manager Jacob Eckholm.
Two years of planning and hard work are soon to come to fruition for Lakeview Community Schools.
The renovation and construction project there — the result of the 2013 passage of a $12.5 million bond — has resulted in needed improvements to virtually every area of the elementary, middle and high schools.