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Goodbye Mr. Horowitz Congratulations, graduates! Bridge work Free fishing, off-roading and state park entry Four Red Hawks Compete at State Finals
 
Goodbye Mr. Horowitz

Goodbye Mr. Horowitz

by Lois Allen The heartbeat of Red Flannel Country skipped a beat with the passing of one of its most infamous residents, Steve Horowitz. It was unforeseen and unexpected. Steve’s infectious enthusiasm was contagious. He approached life with a passion.  A Grand Rapids native, he furthered his education at Western Michigan University, eventually landing a […]

Goodbye Mr. Horowitz
Congratulations, graduates!

Congratulations, graduates!

By Judy Reed Hundreds of kids across northern Kent County stepped out into a brave new world the last couple of weeks, as they graduated high school. They are now getting ready to embark on a brand new journey, and we wish them all the best as they go out to make the world a […]

Congratulations, graduates!
Bridge work

Bridge work

A lot of people have been complaining that it’s taken a long time to see any progress on the Cedar Creek bridge project. According to the City of Cedar Springs, the City’s contractors had to work through a number of complex water, sewer and fiberoptic problems before finally breaking asphalt on the Main St. bridge […]

Bridge work
Free fishing, off-roading and state park entry

Free fishing, off-roading and state park entry

Enjoy it all during Michigan’s “Three Free Weekend” June 11-12 The Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages everyone to take advantage of “Three Free Weekend,” Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, two full days when residents and out-of-state visitors can grab a fishing rod, ride the off-road trails and visit state parks and boating […]

Free fishing, off-roading and state park entry
Four Red Hawks Compete at State Finals

Four Red Hawks Compete at State Finals

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks sent four athletes to the Division I State Track and Field Finals this past Saturday.  The Championship event was held a short trip down Northland Drive at Rockford High School. The meet featured hundreds of athletes from across the State who qualified in Regional competition two weeks ago.  Two of […]

Four Red Hawks Compete at State Finals
Goodbye Mr. Horowitz

Goodbye Mr. Horowitz

17 June 2022

by Lois Allen The heartbeat of Red Flannel Country skipped a beat with the passing of one of its most infamous residents, Steve Horowitz. It was unforeseen and unexpected. Steve’s infectious enthusiasm was contagious. He approached life with a passion.  A Grand Rapids native, he furthered his education at Western Michigan University, eventually landing a […]

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Ranger Steve Mueller answers the call

Ranger Steve Mueller answers the call

24 June 2022

By Judy Reed On Thursday, June 16, Steven Joel Mueller, 72, a local naturalist better known to readers as Ranger Steve, completed his circle of life and said goodbye to the earth he had so fondly nurtured and cared for. Ranger Steve was a longtime contributor to the Post with his Nature Niche columns, opening […]

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Man killed in crash

Man killed in crash

17 June 2022

A 51-year-old Edmore man died Monday morning when the Jeep he was driving struck a tree. According to the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred about 11:34 a.m. on Monday, June 13, on Crystal Road, at Lake Montcalm Rd, in Richland Township. When deputies arrived on scene, they found that a 2015 Jeep Cherokee […]

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County restructures animal shelter and operations

County restructures animal shelter and operations

17 June 2022

Changes reflect best practices in animal welfare and public safety Grand Rapids, Mich. (June 14, 2022) Kent County will soon restructure its animal shelter and animal control operations. On July 1, the animal shelter will move out from under the Kent County Health Department and will be structured as a stand-alone county department reporting directly […]

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Summer reading kicks off at the library

Summer reading kicks off at the library

17 June 2022

Summer Reading Program Launch Day at the Cedar Springs Public Library was a grand success!  This past Monday, June 13, the Library started their “Oceans of Possibilities” themed Summer Reading Program, which is open to babies through adults. On Monday, 425 people registered, and numbers continue to increase throughout the week.  As an incentive to […]

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Pickleball season kicks off

Pickleball season kicks off

17 June 2022

Approximately 50 area residents recently gathered for the 2022 Cedar Springs Pickleball Kick-off at the newly renovated courts located just north of the Cedar Springs Public School’s (CSPS) administration offices.  All four of the courts were enjoyed after a brief welcome and expression of appreciation to Cedar Springs Public Schools and the many community volunteers. […]

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BBB Scam Warning

BBB Scam Warning

17 June 2022

New sextortion scam making its rounds on social media, preying on teens BBB Serving Eastern Michigan is warning against a new sextortion scam making its rounds on social media, preying on Michigan teens. BBB first heard of this scam in a news article where a seventeen-year-old from Marquette, MI, committed suicide after being the victim […]

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Construction to start soon on city projects

17 June 2022

By Judy Reed While many are already familiar with the reconstruction of the bridge over Cedar Creek at Oak Street, there are two other projects set to begin within the next couple of weeks. On or about July 5, 2022 there will be construction work beginning in the following locations: Main St. and Cedar Springs […]

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Michiganders to receive additional food assistance in June

Michiganders to receive additional food assistance in June

17 June 2022

LANSING, Mich. –Gretchen Whitmer announced that all Michigan families who are eligible for food assistance benefits will continue to receive at least an additional $95 monthly payment in June to help lower the cost of groceries and ensure Michiganders can keep more of their hard-earned money. The additional assistance will help approximately 1.36 million Michiganders […]

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Whitmer vetoes bipartisan Michigan tax-cut bills

Whitmer vetoes bipartisan Michigan tax-cut bills

17 June 2022

By Bruce Walker | The Center Square  (The Center Square) – Michigan’s personal income tax will remain 4.25% for the foreseeable future after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday, June 10, vetoed a bipartisan bill that would have lowered it to 4.0%. House Bill 4568 and Senate Bill 784 were vetoed or, in the case of […]

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New Cedar Springs High School Administration

New Cedar Springs High School Administration

17 June 2022

Todd Simmons – Cedar Springs High School Principal Todd Simmons has accepted the administrative position of Cedar Springs High School principal. Mr. Simmons has been the principal of Pewamo-Westphalia Middle School and High School, where he helped drive Pewamo-Westphalia to be named one of the top 20 high schools in Michigan by BEST High Schools […]

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Bond Update

Bond Update

17 June 2022

School may be out, but the work on campus is just getting started. Cedar Springs High School projects continue on track and will start to see completion before school starts. Crews will start painting classrooms, along with rooms getting new flooring. Cedar View Elementary is closed for the summer as crews create a new secure […]

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Enrollment is Now Open for Fall of ‘22!

Enrollment is Now Open for Fall of ‘22!

17 June 2022

Enrollment is open for Preschool – 12th grade for Fall of ‘22.  If you have questions about the preschool program, contact the office at Cedar Trails Elementary at 616-696-9884 with your questions. If you have enrollment-specific questions, you can contact our enrollment office at 616-696-1204 x1919. Visit http://ow.ly/H90Q50I8kbJ to start the enrollment process!

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