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Kestner speaks on  downed planes at LCHS

Visiting the Lake County Historical Society’s (LCHS) monthly meeting was Commissioner Ken Kestner. He was their guest speaker to educate members on the three crashed planes in Lake County lakes. The meeting was held at the Western Villa on Thursday, Jan. 15. Kestner came prepared with a variety of images that were prepared by Dept. […]

North Lake surges past Paisley in inter-county battle

It was a clean sweep for North Lake basketball over Paisley on Tuesday, Jan. 13 on the Broncos home court. The Cowboys defeated the Broncos in a two-quarter junior varsity game and a full varsity matchup as well. In the junior varsity battle the Cowboys jumped out to an impressive 21-2 lead before Paisley got […]

Lakeview Town Council held a well-attended regular session meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 13, approving a proposal for an architectural firm designing a new Head Start firm while addressing several concerns from the audience about air quality and medicinal marijuana regulation. A citizen raised concern to the council of residents wood-burning in close proximity to the […]

With the potential of Lake District Hospital’s (LHD) rural health clinic in the pending future, there have been a host of opinions who oppose its opening. Several employees of the Lake County Medical Clinic voiced their concerns at the latest LDH board meeting on Thursday, Jan. 8. Despite the pushback, CEO Charlie Tveit defends that […]

Jerry’s Restaurant closes its doors

Serving its last meal in the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 15 marked the end of Jerry’s Restaurant in Lakeview. According to owner Ivan Pack, the closure was a long-time coming with the change of demographics in Lakeview singling out the younger generation’s lack of desire to enjoy a sit-down meal. “There’s a big change in […]

During a Lakeview Town Council regular session meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 13, initial approval was given for a proposal from a collaboration between Anderson Engineering and Surveying and Pinnacle Architecture for design of a proposed new Head Start building in Lakeview. Utilizing a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Lakeview has until April of 2017 to […]

Rowdy the Reading Dog: visits the library to help kids learn

Trained animals can provide a wide variety of public services from guiding the sight-impaired to sniffing out drugs and explosives, but helping kids read is one service not commonly considered. Rowdy the Reading Dog, a literacy therapy dog in training, is working towards becoming just that, a vital cog in the early education of Lake […]

Vaughn family displays safari heads from once-in-a-lifetime African hunt

An extensive family tradition of hunting came to the epitome of the sport when the Vaughn family and a life-long friend had the opportunity to hunt in African country last April. Lakeview resident Richard Vaughn won the auction for a trip in July 2013 from the Friends of the National Rifle Association banquet leading him […]

Any hunter who purchased 2014 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is Jan. 31, 2015 for most tags. Hunters are required to report each deer, elk, cougar, bear, pronghorn and turkey tag purchased—even if they were not successful or did not hunt. Sports Pac license holders […]

Paisley School to present “Cats!”

From Broadway all the way down to Lake County, “Cats” has been a sensation across the nation and will take life on the stage at Paisley School on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ten talented Paisley students of the drama class have been tirelessly working as an ensemble for six weeks […]

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