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A piece of Lakeview history may be history

A 117-year-old piece of history prominent in Lakeview’s downtown area is in trouble. Montcalm County Building Department Director Scott Minard has condemned the Lakeview Inn at 333 S. Lincoln Ave. He labeled the building as “dangerous and unsafe.” County Treasurer Marcia Sawdy also is foreclosing on the building because because of unpaid taxes.

The West Michigan Healing Field at Cannonsburg Ski Area in Cannon Township feature 3,200 flags from Friday through tomorrow in honor of the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in 2001. Thousands of individuals from across the state and the country visited the field to honor the victims over the weekend.

Spectators react to West Michigan Healing Field

If West Michigan communities could take away one sentiment from this weekend’s healing field, it would be that 10 years later, the nation is still united by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. As the monumental anniversary approached, the question “How has America changed since 9/11?” has been posed by many. While airport security [...]

Russell Hansen and his daughter, Karen Hansen, reigned over the Jubilee celebration as the 2011 grand marshals.

Community enjoys Trufant Jubilee

Wilma Hull, Artisha Makarewicz, Elsie Yob and Maggie Priebe have a long-standing tradition — they attend the Trufant Jubilee together, regardless of the weather.
Hull and Maraewicz traveled from Grand Rapids, Yob from Fremont and Priebe from Coral, continuing a friendship they have had for over 60 years, to attend the 33rd annual Trufant Jubilee.