Summerfest car show, parade draws crowds to Lakeview

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Sunshine and the smell of fried food welcomed people as they flooded the streets of Lakeview for the final day of Summerfest on Saturday.

“This was probably, being that we had a legit carnival, (we) probably had more people than normal,” Festival Board President Dominic Trevino said. “Overall, I would say (attendance) was better.”

Trufant woman celebrates 100th birthday among family and friends

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Despite wind gusts and summer heat, a large group gathered under two white party tents on the lawn of Lakeview Terrace to celebrate Belva Stout’s 100th birthday on Friday.

Consisting of Terrace residents and Stout’s extensive family, the group looked on as Sen. Rick Outman presented Stout with a framed certificate.

Lakeview’s annual Summerfest looks to return to pre-COVID-19 form

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Held annually on the third weekend of June, Lakeview’s Summerfest is set to return for another year.

Summerfest is being put on by the Lakeview Festivals Board and title sponsor Byrne Electrical and will begin at 8 a.m. on June 16 with town-wide yard sales.

Lakeview Village Council talks water and sewer projects, rates

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Water and sewer infrastructure continues to be a topic of concern for the Lakeview Village Council and village staff. The conversation came up again during Tuesday’s meeting.

Municipalities across the state are wrestling with how to fund required upgrades to drinking water and wastewater systems.

Ground broken for Lakeview health clinic

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A long-anticipated project got underway with a ceremonial groundbreaking last Tuesday for the new Lakeview Rural Health Clinic.

Lakeview Village Manager Darin Dood was among the 40 or so community and Spectrum Health leaders who gathered on a rainy afternoon to mark the official launch of the project. Dood was excited to see it finally underway.

Swinging for the title

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Greenville wins Lakeview softball invitational; young Lakeview, Vestaburg teams continue to progress

Farren Moore was feeling it on Saturday. 

The Greenville junior pitched well in the opener of the Jane Pierce Invitational at Lakeview against Comstock Park, and she put on another stellar performance against the host in the championship game. 

Road Commission purchases Lakeview property for MDOT

The Road Commission for Montcalm County has purchased the property on the northwest corner of the intersection of M-46 and Youngman Road on behalf of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).

During Monday evening’s Cato Township Board meeting, Trustee Jourdan Lindsay announced the news.

Lakeview Village council approves engineering pact for trail project

The Tamarack Lake Trail project continues to move forward after the Lakeview Village Council approved at its March 8 meeting to enter into an agreement with Prein & Newhof civil engineers to design the new trail. 

The do-not-exceed cost of $5,900 will be paid one-third each by the village’s general fund, the Lakeview Downtown Development Authority and Cato Township.

Lakeview Wildcat youth wrestling produces 17 state placers

Lakeview wrestlers took to the mat this past weekend at Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo to compete in the MYWAY Individual State Championship Finals.

TEN QUESTIONS: Photog/village prez

Who are you? Emily Griffith, 41. I live in Lakeview with my husband and two children. I’m the owner/photographer at Griffith Photography and serve as the village president of Lakeview.