Montcalm County residents should prepare for a “new normal.” The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Monday to accept a budgetary investigation analysis by Clark Hill, Rehmann Robson and Municipal Financial Consults Inc. (MFCI), and to make budget cuts totaling 22.5 full-time equivalents (FTEs). Those cuts, along with other budget adjustments, will equate to more than $1.7 million in cuts.
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.
LAKEVIEW — Village President Ed Winter, new Airport Manager Clark Newell, Village Manger Jake Eckholm, DDA members and Lakeview residents gathered at Tamarack District Library Wednesday night to discuss potential ideas for lakeshore development in downtown Lakeview. Prein and Newhof, a design and environmental engineering firm based in West Michigan, hosted the design meeting. They [...]
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.
LAKEVIEW — Lakeview Village Manager Jake Eckholm had a busy last village council meeting Monday night, as he wrapped up projects and prepared the council for transition. Eckholm’s last day is Sept. 23, and he recommended Darrin Dood be considered as interim village manager. During the meeting, the village went over their annual budget and [...]
Miley Cyrus debuted in “Hannah Montana” on the Disney Channel; the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Detroit Tigers in five games in the World Series; Vice President Dick Cheney shot and wounded an attorney in a hunting accident; and Sen. Barack Obama announced he was considering a run for president of the United States.
That was 2006 … the last time until this summer that the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners actually heard a report from the county’s auditing firm.
Even those who work in the field of education get graded from time to time.
In October, the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) will host a visit from AdvancED, an accreditation organization with headquarters in Georgia and Arizona.
On Sept. 11, downtown Lakeview will fall silent for a parade in honor and memory of the 15th anniversary of a terrorist attack on the United States that resulted in almost 3,000 lives lost. The Patriot’s Day Silent Parade — hosted by the Ionia, Kent and Montcalm Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. — will proceed down Sherman Avenue to Second Street to Lincoln Street to 10th Street and end at the front entrance of Lakeview High School.