It seemed an oxymoron in 1933, in the depths of the Great Depression, with unemployment rife, for the city of Chicago to name its World’s Fair: “A Century of Progress.” However, it was the city’s centennial and it had, six decades before risen, like the proverbially Phoenix from the ashes, after its devastating 1871 fire.
Northern lights in LakeviewFREE
These photos of the Aurora Borealis across Tamarack Lake in Lakeview were taken on Thursday night by Donald Rule.
Cato Township property to be annexed into village of Lakeview
A Cato Township man’s request to have his property annexed into the village of Lakeview was unanimously approved on Monday by the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners.
The annexation is just one small part of the village’s longterm goals to expand into the surrounding township, with a focus on Tamarack Lake.
Lakeview Village Council talks water and sewer projects, rates
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.
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.
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.
Water skiing competition returns to Lakeview’s Tamarack Lake on SaturdayKim Wilk Water Ski Classic to raise money for cystic fibrosis
The second annual Kim Wilk Water Ski Classic will bring back the thrill of competitive water ski events to Tamarack Lake beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
This is the second year the day-long, family-friendly event, which welcomes anyone who enjoys being pulled behind a speedboat, has been included in the Michigan Water Ski Association’s schedule. This is Lakeview’s first time hosting the classic.