Byrne Electrical Specialists held an open house Saturday to showcase their new Lakeview location, named the Pickle Docks in honor of its history. Kay and Karl Thompson of Mecosta came out to support their daughter who works for the company and to see the transformation of the old pickle processing plant.
The atmosphere became heated in Lakeview Middle School on Wednesday evening as residents and firefighters debated how best to serve Pine Township.
The issue began in August, when Hunter Lake residents asked the Pine Township Board to change the lake’s fire jurisdiction from being covered by the Lakeview District Fire Department to the Montcalm Township Fire Department. A volunteer committee was formed to research the issue.
A police academy of a different sort celebrated graduation Tuesday at Montcalm Community College.
A group of 25 excited men and women gathered to receive certificates of completion for finishing the inaugural Montcalm County Citizens’ Police Academy put on through a partnership between the Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post and the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department.
Come Monday, goblins will walk the sidewalks, witches will run in the streets and ghouls will haunt neighborhoods.
All these haunting prospects are still not as scary as the idea of someone’s child eating a piece of candy they shouldn’t have and having an allergic reaction severe enough to create an anaphylactic response.
Tamarack District Library’s Director Hope Nobel, staff members, board members and Friends of the Library have worked hard to make the library an integral part of the community.
During Thursday night’s Lakeview Area Community Fund (LACF) dinner, their efforts were rewarded by being named the 2016 Quality of Life recipients.
The Pine Township Board is responding to residents’ requests to be assigned to the Montcalm Township Fire Department by forming a fire protection committee.
Several Pine Township residents have requested to be under the Montcalm Township Fire Department because of its proximity. Residents believe it would reduce response times and possible reduce their home insurance rates.
LAKEVIEW — Fifteen years ago, the Lakeview Area Community Fund (LACF) started as a way to raise money for the community, and Thursday night, the LACF celebrated their 15th anniversary at the annual LACF dinner. This year, the LACF had the goal of having 15 donors for their 15th anniversary. They ended up with 16 [...]
An annexation proved to be too much of a vexation to move forward.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners on Monday tabled a proposed annexation of Cato Township into Lakeview, telling village officials they needed to do a better job communicating with township residents.
A proposal to eliminate Lakeview’s cardboard recycling service narrowly failed Monday.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners voted 4-5 to eliminate the service per the recommendation of the county’s Solid Waste Management Planning Committee, meaning the motion failed.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners approved a 2016 borrowing resolution to borrow no more than $2,677,000 for the 2014-2015 delinquent tax revolving fund Monday.
The state of Michigan began withholding 25 percent of revenue sharing from Montcalm County on Oct. 13 after the county was late in submitting a deficit elimination plan.