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Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions! New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek Solon spaghetti dinner raises funds for township park Two Red Hawks wrestlers district champs Lady Chargers Take WMAES Tournament Title 4 life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them Free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday Ricker family fundraisers
 
Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions!

Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions!

The Cedar Springs Varsity Competitive Cheer team has been District Champs. They have even been Regional Champs.

Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions!
New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek

New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek

Kent County recently installed two new traffic signals at White Creek and 17 Mile Road that will hopefully cut down on crashes in that intersection.

New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek
Solon spaghetti dinner raises funds for township park

Solon spaghetti dinner raises funds for township park

The mood was warm and festive, the company, in turns, warmly supportive and fiercely competitive. It was a gathering of friends, family and community motivated by a common cause—to eat—and to aid in the culmination of a dream.

Solon spaghetti dinner raises funds for township park
Two Red Hawks wrestlers district champs

Two Red Hawks wrestlers district champs

Two others placed second, and two more finished third… On Wednesday, February 8, Cedar Springs High School Wrestling hosted team Districts. Unfortunately, the Red Hawks fell short to Sparta with a final score, 33-38.

Two Red Hawks wrestlers district champs
Lady Chargers Take WMAES Tournament Title

Lady Chargers Take WMAES Tournament Title

The Lady Chargers continued to improve on their season by competing in the West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science (WMAES) Basketball Tournament

Lady Chargers Take WMAES Tournament Title
4 life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them

4 life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them

Life changes often mean tax changes. Whether it’s getting married, buying or selling a home, moving abroad or having a baby, misunderstanding the tax and financial implications of these life changes can lead to taxpayers making mistakes...

4 life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them
Free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday

Free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday

Everyone in Michigan is invited to fish for free Saturday, Feb. 18, and Sunday, Feb. 19, for the 2017 Winter Free Fishing Weekend. A license is not required to fish for those two days, but all other fishing regulations still apply.

Free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday
Ricker family fundraisers

Ricker family fundraisers

Various groups are putting on fundraisers over the next couple of weeks to help pay for medical bills for two teen brothers in our community that are battling cancer: Brison and Preston Ricker. Brison has an inoperable brain tumor (DIPG) and Preston recently had surgery for thyroid cancer. They are the sons of Brian and […]

Ricker family fundraisers
Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions!

Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions!

16 February 2017

The Cedar Springs Varsity Competitive Cheer team has been District Champs. They have even been Regional Champs.

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New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek

New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek

16 February 2017

Kent County recently installed two new traffic signals at White Creek and 17 Mile Road that will hopefully cut down on crashes in that intersection.

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Three arrested for prescription fraud

Three arrested for prescription fraud

16 February 2017

An alert pharmacist tripped up three men who traveled from Illinois to Sparta last week to fill a fraudulent prescription. According to Sparta Police Chief Andrew Milanowski, three men from out of state were arrested on Friday, February 10, by the Sparta Police Department for Conspiracy to Obtain a Controlled Substance by Fraud. The three […]

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Greenville man dies in crash

16 February 2017

  A Greenville man died Tuesday when his car crossed the centerline and crashed into an oncoming vehicle. The crash occurred on Tuesday, February 14, about 11:10 a.m. on Sidney and Berridge Road in Montcalm Township, east of M91. According to the Michigan State Police Lakeview post, a silver Honda passenger car was travelling eastbound […]

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More winter fun

More winter fun

16 February 2017

Jasmine Roy, 4, the daughter of Lacie Roy, is shown here making a snow fort on the back deck with her uncle Mike Heethuis. Jasmine looks like she’s having lots of fun! If you have winter photos you’d like us to consider for publication, email them to news@cedarspringspost.com with “winter fun” in the subject line. […]

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Spring Sting: Farewell cheap gas, prices on the rise 

Spring Sting: Farewell cheap gas, prices on the rise 

16 February 2017

GasBuddy analysts call “bottom” on U.S. gas prices  You’ve been warned. Gas prices are about to get pumped up, eventually climbing to the year’s highest levels as refineries across the nation are preparing for maintenance season and the seasonal switch to cleaner burning gasoline, a tradition despised by many. The hikes are due to summer’s […]

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State Police warns of telephone scam

State Police warns of telephone scam

16 February 2017

The Michigan State Police Lakeview Post would like to remind citizens to never provide personal information via email, telephone, and/or social media. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post have received several calls from citizens advising they have received unsolicited calls from unknown subjects advising citizens that they owe money to the Internal Revenue […]

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Michigan SOS recommendations to strengthen elections system

Michigan SOS recommendations to strengthen elections system

16 February 2017

  Five-point plan seeks to eliminate voter fraud vulnerabilities in states Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has sent a list of recommendations on strengthening the integrity of the elections system to Vice President Mike Pence and Michigan’s congressional delegation asking that the federal government provide state and local officials with the tools they need to ensure […]

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MSP 132nd Trooper recruit school graduates 

MSP 132nd Trooper recruit school graduates 

16 February 2017

Twenty-eight become State Police Troopers  Twenty-eight new Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers will report for work at MSP posts across the state next week after graduating from the 132nd Trooper Recruit School last Friday, February 10. Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue, director of the MSP, administered the Oath of Office during the ceremony at the Training […]

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Practice makes perfect

16 February 2017

Rev. Bill Johnson Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church 10295 Myers Lake Ave NE, Rockford Three activities occupied me during the summer I turned 16: I took U.S. History in summer school to get it off the credits check-list; I took driver’s training for obvious reasons; and I fielded ground balls at every available opportunity. I bought a […]

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TRUDY DRENT

TRUDY DRENT

16 February 2017

Trudy Louise Magoon Drent of Cedar Springs, Michigan, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2017 at 63 years of age.  Trudy was very much loved and will be greatly missed by all of her family.  Trudy is preceded in death by her husband, Ben Drent; her mother and father, Macil and George Magoon; her brothers, […]

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ADELYNN ROSE MARTIN

ADELYNN ROSE MARTIN

16 February 2017

Katie Anderson and Andrew Martin of Cedar Springs are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Adelynn Rose Martin. She was born on February 11, 2017 at 11:12 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus. She weighed 5 pounds 15 ounces and was 19 inches long. Adelynn was welcomed home by her sisters, Riley Martin and […]

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