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Lakeview baseball returns youthful team in windy opener against Kent City

Peyton Krantz had some nerves while warming up for Lakeview’s baseball opener against Kent City.

Thursday’s doubleheader marked the first time Krantz, a senior, suited up to play baseball for the Wildcats since 2019. After the 2020 season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Krantz was anticipating having a solid 2021 campaign for the Wildcats. However, a broken tibia and fibula in his right leg prevented and kind of campaign — one of those, “what could have been” kind of circumstances for him.

Planet Fitness celebrates opening in Greenville

New gym located in former JCPenney

For years, Pat Schafer and Julian Monterosso had been searching for a way to venture into the Danish Festival City, eager to share their passion for exercise and better health with a smaller community. 

On Thursday, the business partners did just that, celebrating the grand opening of their ninth Planet Fitness location.

Montcalm Township voting precincts will not be split following missed deadlines, ‘suspicious’ resolution 

An effort to expand this township’s voting precincts from one to two will not come to fruition due to a combination of missed deadlines and a possibly-forged document submitted by the township clerk. 

Greenville pursues grant for downtown canopy

DDA submitting $1 million grant application for Lafayette Street Park

With a consensus reached, the Greenville Downtown Development Authority will now keep their fingers crossed in the hope that a grant will lead to an improved public gathering space in this community’s historic downtown district. 

Michigan Tax Tribunal partially reinstates Ferris Township tax dispute case

The Michigan Tax Tribunal on Wednesday denied a Texas oil and gas company’s motion for reconsideration in a Ferris Township tax dispute, but partially reinstated the case relative to a question of qualified error at the township’s Board of Review level.

Ionia City Council recognizes Eagle Scouts

Council also approves grant applications for dog park, sound system

The Ionia City Council honored two Eagle Scouts with proclamations at Tuesday’s meeting.

Andrew and Ryan LeForge, both members of Troop 71, completed the last board of review for Eagle Scout rank in May 2021 at age 18. Andrew built two planter benches and Ryan built three picnic tables, both for the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, as their Eagle Scout projects.

Upcoming and pending services for April 15, 2022

Upcoming and pending services for April 15, 2022

Sports roundup for April 15, 2022

Sports roundup for April 15, 2022

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