A Lakeview businessman has pleaded no contest to one of six counts of criminal sexual conduct (CSC) that are alleged to have taken place at his popular bowling alley, bar and restaurant.
Lakeview Middle School Principal Tim Erspamer has been working to improve students’ behavior in the hallways, and he is rewarding them for their efforts.
Some of the new hallway procedures are no earbuds or headphones, no technological devices, quiet voices and walking on the right side in the school hallways.
Reduced hours, reduced staff, reduced services.
Montcalm County Animal Control is running as such after a 33 percent budget cut by the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners.
At the Lakeview Community School Board of Education meeting Monday night, the board took action on several items.
Clark Newell owns two real estate businesses and Clark’s Auto Sales, volunteers for the Lakeview District Fire Department and now manages Lakeview Airport-Griffith Field.
Newell started his new job on Aug. 29 when Mike Matthews stepped down as airport manager to take a job with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Last year, more than 160 children in Montcalm and Ionia counties entered the foster care system, and IM Fostering Hope is hoping to make the transition easier for those children.
The group has put together backpacks with hygiene items, pajamas, comfort items, blankets, socks and underwear. The goal is to make the first night of transition easier on the children and the foster families.
One person was injured after a camper trailer exploded in Langston Monday morning.
Anyone wishing to run for an elected position for county, city, township or village races in November’s general election can still do so as a write-in. The deadline to file as a write-in candidate is 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at your local county clerk’s office. Candidates must file a declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate, which can be obtained from a county clerk’s office.
Montcalm County is in the red, and pink slips went out this week as a result.
Last Monday, the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted 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.
Pine Township officials are taking a look at the current fire department arrangement.
On Sept. 14, Pine Township Treasurer Randy Robson and five township residents approached the Montcalm Township Board about the possibility of being incorporated into the Montcalm Township Fire Department’s jurisdiction.