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USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products Red Flannel Festival  celebrates 80 years Let the sun shine in Solon Fire receives new truck Post travels to South America Decline in readers and ads leads hundreds of newspapers to fold Master Angler program’s popularity takes off in 2019 Thieves chop hair from horses’ tails Cedar Springs schools makes adjustments for snow days First Graders celebrate library card drive
 
USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products

USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on March 7 they had reached a formal agreement to jointly oversee the production of human food products derived from the cells of livestock and poultry.

USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products
Red Flannel Festival  celebrates 80 years

Red Flannel Festival celebrates 80 years

Planning for the 80th Red Flannel Festival is in full swing, and earlier this week the board released their theme and logo to celebrate this year’s milestone event: Still going 80—celebrating 80 years!

Red Flannel Festival  celebrates 80 years
Let the sun shine in

Let the sun shine in

it is important that citizens participate in our local government meetings and exercise their right to know. As responsible citizens working to keep our community strong, healthy and vibrant, we need to work together to keep the focus on having an open government.

Let the sun shine in
Solon Fire receives new truck

Solon Fire receives new truck

Solon Township Fire Department recently took delivery of a new fire truck, Solon Tender 1. According to Fire Chief Jeff Drake, this truck will be used to shuttle water to fire scenes, and it is also capable of pumping water too.

Solon Fire receives new truck
Post travels to South America

Post travels to South America

Bill Pollock, formerly of Cedar Springs, is traveling from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Los Angeles, on a 30-day cruise. He is shown here at the southernmost city in South America—Ushuaia, Argentina. They visited the Falkland Islands and saw penguins; they passed Cape Horn during the night; visited Chile and more.

Post travels to South America
Decline in readers and ads leads hundreds of newspapers to fold

Decline in readers and ads leads hundreds of newspapers to fold

Last September, Waynesville became a statistic. With the shutdown of its newspaper, the Daily Guide, this town of 5,200 people in central Missouri’s Ozark hills joined more than 1,400 other cities and towns across the U.S. to lose a newspaper over the past 15 years, according to an Associated Press analysis of data compiled by the University of North Carolina.

Decline in readers and ads leads hundreds of newspapers to fold
Master Angler program’s popularity takes off in 2019

Master Angler program’s popularity takes off in 2019

People love to fish Michigan waters. According to the state’s Master Angler program, they’ve been reeling in some real keepers the last few years. The program, managed by the DNR, enjoyed another successful year in 2018, accepting 2,698 fish. The program has been in place since 1973 and recognizes large fish caught by recreational anglers. […]

Master Angler program’s popularity takes off in 2019
Thieves chop hair from horses’ tails

Thieves chop hair from horses’ tails

When Solon Township resident Emily Scott went to check on her horses on Tuesday morning about 9:45 a.m., she couldn’t believe what she saw—someone had chopped hunks out of two of her three horses’ tails.

Thieves chop hair from horses’ tails
Cedar Springs schools makes adjustments for snow days

Cedar Springs schools makes adjustments for snow days

Icy, snowy and dangerous winter weather, including sub-zero temperatures and power outages, caused both Cedar Springs Public Schools and Creative Technologies Academy to close 14 times this year. That’s eight more times than the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) allows without the days being made up. And winter isn’t over yet.

Cedar Springs schools makes adjustments for snow days
First Graders celebrate library card drive

First Graders celebrate library card drive

The library’s annual campaign to get every first grader his/her own library card or access to a family card culminated in the annual “March is Reading Month Celebration” at the Kent Theatre for all of the first graders at Cedar Trails and at Creative Technologies Academy on March 4 and 5.

First Graders celebrate library card drive

NCAA Tournament prime target for ticket scammers

18 March 2019

Wolverine and Spartan fans are making plans to head to Des Moines, Iowa to watch their team play in the NCAA tournament this next week. But the Better Business Bureau warns that scammers are looking to cash in on the big event. “Large sporting events like the NCAA tournament are a prime target for ticket […]

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Police investigating fatal crash

18 March 2019

A Morley woman was killed Saturday evening in Oakfield Township when the car she was driving crossed the centerline and struck a tractor-trailer. According to the Michigan State Police Rockford Post, the crash occurred on 14 Mile Rd. west of Morgan Mills Ave. at approximately 11:30 p.m.  Police said that the 46-year-old woman from Morley […]

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Gowen man dies in farming accident

Gowen man dies in farming accident

14 March 2019

According to the Montcalm County Sheriff's Office, Jacob Fruchey, 42, was attempting to auger holes into the frozen ground near a sheep barn to relieve flooding from the melting snow. It is believed the auger caught Fruchey’s thick clothing, entangling him in the auger. His wife found him at approximately 7:02 p.m., and called 911.

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Band receives top scores at District

Band receives top scores at District

14 March 2019

Last Thursday, March 7, 2019, both the Cedar Springs High School Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble received straight 1’s at MSBOA District Band and Orchestra Festival, which was held at Greenville High School. Congratulations, Red Hawks!

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Man arraigned on third rape charge

Man arraigned on third rape charge

14 March 2019

A former manager of a Stanton golf resort has been arraigned on a third rape charge. According to the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office, Daniel Carlson, 35, of Farmington Hills, was arraigned on Monday, March 11 2019, in the 77th District Court on a third rape charge. These charges, Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree and Criminal […]

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USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products

USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products

14 March 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on March 7 they had reached a formal agreement to jointly oversee the production of human food products derived from the cells of livestock and poultry.

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Red Flannel Festival  celebrates 80 years

Red Flannel Festival celebrates 80 years

14 March 2019

Planning for the 80th Red Flannel Festival is in full swing, and earlier this week the board released their theme and logo to celebrate this year’s milestone event: Still going 80—celebrating 80 years!

Read the full story

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Let the sun shine in

Let the sun shine in

14 March 2019

it is important that citizens participate in our local government meetings and exercise their right to know. As responsible citizens working to keep our community strong, healthy and vibrant, we need to work together to keep the focus on having an open government.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, NewsComments (0)

Solon Fire receives new truck

Solon Fire receives new truck

14 March 2019

Solon Township Fire Department recently took delivery of a new fire truck, Solon Tender 1. According to Fire Chief Jeff Drake, this truck will be used to shuttle water to fire scenes, and it is also capable of pumping water too.

Read the full story

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Post travels to South America

Post travels to South America

14 March 2019

Bill Pollock, formerly of Cedar Springs, is traveling from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Los Angeles, on a 30-day cruise. He is shown here at the southernmost city in South America—Ushuaia, Argentina. They visited the Falkland Islands and saw penguins; they passed Cape Horn during the night; visited Chile and more.

Read the full story

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Decline in readers and ads leads hundreds of newspapers to fold

Decline in readers and ads leads hundreds of newspapers to fold

14 March 2019

Last September, Waynesville became a statistic. With the shutdown of its newspaper, the Daily Guide, this town of 5,200 people in central Missouri’s Ozark hills joined more than 1,400 other cities and towns across the U.S. to lose a newspaper over the past 15 years, according to an Associated Press analysis of data compiled by the University of North Carolina.

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Girls basketball wins semi-final, ends season at Districts

Girls basketball wins semi-final, ends season at Districts

14 March 2019

The Cedar Springs Red Hawk Girls Basketball team advanced to the District Championship game this past week by defeating Forest Hills Central 42-38 in the District Semi-Final game that was played at Northview High School.

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LYNN GREEN

LYNN GREEN

14 March 2019

October 14, 1941 – March 20, 2018 We will always remember the love and happiness you brought to our lives. We miss you. Harold Green Brent (Lee) Green Brian (Liz) Green Jan (Mike) Gareau Galen (Michelle) Green

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VERNON WHITE

VERNON WHITE

14 March 2019

Oct 19, 1945 to March 17, 2018 Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. We love and miss you. Your wife Judy, Anna, Kathy, Brenda, son’s-in-laws and grandchildren.

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EVELYN I. CAMPBELL

EVELYN I. CAMPBELL

14 March 2019

Evelyn I. Campbell, age 90, of Pierson, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Boulder Creek Assisted Living. Mrs. Campbell was born August 2, 1928 in Hastings, MI the daughter of John and Ida (Cheeseman) Norton. Surviving are her children, Sheila Ostrander; Judith (Larry) Strunk, Steven (Lynne) Campbell; daughter-in-law, Dawn DeVreugd; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, […]

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ALICE A. ROGERS

ALICE A. ROGERS

14 March 2019

Alice A. Rogers, age 69, of Cedar Springs, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Metron of Cedar Springs. Alice was born September 8, 1949 in Grand Rapids, MI the daughter of Josephine and Tony Golembiewski. She loved the outdoors, her flower garden, yard sales and her chihuahuas. She was a wonderful mother. Surviving are her […]

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Business taxpayers should take another look at their estimated tax payments

14 March 2019

Taxpayers who pay quarterly estimated tax payments may want to revisit the amount they pay. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed the way most taxpayers calculate their tax. These taxpayers include those with substantial income not subject to withholding, such as small business owners and self-employed individuals. The tax reform changes include: • Revised […]

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