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Cedar Springs wins over Thornapple-Kellogg, 34-7 Deer check and CWD/TB testing changes for 2020 hunting season 9/11 Tribute
 
Cedar Springs wins over Thornapple-Kellogg, 34-7

Cedar Springs wins over Thornapple-Kellogg, 34-7

By Judy Reed The long wait is over for varsity high school football, and last Friday’s game at Red Hawk Stadium did not disappoint. The Cedar Springs Red Hawks showed fans Friday night that they are serious about being a contender in their new conference—the OK Gold.  “It was a very solid effort against a […]

Cedar Springs wins over Thornapple-Kellogg, 34-7
Deer check and CWD/TB testing changes for 2020 hunting season

Deer check and CWD/TB testing changes for 2020 hunting season

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources advises deer hunters to be prepared for big changes to DNR deer check stations this fall. Staffing and financial shortages, due to both funding associated with long-term declines in the hunter base and the COVID-19 pandemic, will result in reductions in check station and drop-box locations, dates and hours […]

Deer check and CWD/TB testing changes for 2020 hunting season
9/11 Tribute

9/11 Tribute

Thank you to our staff and students who paid tribute by sharing together a moment of silence to honor and remember those we lost on 9/11.

9/11 Tribute
Cedar Springs wins over Thornapple-Kellogg, 34-7

Cedar Springs wins over Thornapple-Kellogg, 34-7

24 September 2020

By Judy Reed The long wait is over for varsity high school football, and last Friday’s game at Red Hawk Stadium did not disappoint. The Cedar Springs Red Hawks showed fans Friday night that they are serious about being a contender in their new conference—the OK Gold.  “It was a very solid effort against a […]

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Volunteers plant pollinator garden near creek

Volunteers plant pollinator garden near creek

24 September 2020

By Judy Reed The third part of a wetland restoration along Cedar Creek was completed this week with the planting of almost 3,000 native plants to create a pollinator garden that will help improve water quality and filter storm water. Josh Zuiderveen and Jamie Vaughan of Trout Unlimited headed up the restoration that was done […]

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Community’s Red Flannel Fun song now has Youtube video

Community’s Red Flannel Fun song now has Youtube video

24 September 2020

By Judy Reed This time of year brings fond memories of and anticipation of two Red Flannel weekends of fun. This year, you might be missing those days gone by, especially with the cancellation of this year’s Red Flannel Festival, due to COVID-19. But there is a way to relive some of those memories through […]

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The Wishing Tree raises funds for library

The Wishing Tree raises funds for library

24 September 2020

The “Wishing Tree” at the Cedar Springs Public Library has been a big help to the library in terms of fundraising for new books. “Since the idea of a Wishing Tree was thought of by staff person Mary Garner in February, our community library has been blessed with about $900 to spend on books, beyond […]

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Health Department reports drop in COVID-19 testing

Health Department reports drop in COVID-19 testing

24 September 2020

Test sites are operating below capacity; wait times for appointments and test results are low GRAND RAPIDS, MI (Sept. 21, 2020) – The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) has seen a sharp decline in the number of people seeking appointments and getting tested for the coronavirus at the department’s three testing sites as well as […]

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Sand Lake firefighter appreciation

Sand Lake firefighter appreciation

24 September 2020

The residents of the Village of Sand Lake and Nelson Township showed the Sand Lake Fire Department last week just how much they appreciate them. The event, organized by residents, included a drive-by parade. The firefighters stood in front of Rosie’s Ice cream as vehicles drove by with banners, honking horns, and waving. Rosie’s served […]

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Final Adopt-A-Highway cleanup of year starts Saturday

Final Adopt-A-Highway cleanup of year starts Saturday

24 September 2020

September 21, 2020 — Volunteers will soon be scouring the roadsides looking for trash during the year’s final Adopt-A-Highway pickup. Thousands of volunteers in the popular Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) program will be picking up litter along highway roadsides from Saturday, Sept. 26, through Sunday, Oct. 4. In accordance with Gov. Whitmer’s recent executive order, MDOT […]

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Kent District Library expands in-branch hours

24 September 2020

Upgraded printing and scanning services  Kent District Library is pleased to announce expanded in-branch hours starting Monday, September 21. Branches will return to their normal published hours with one exception – all branches will remain closed on Sundays. Curbside pick-up is offered during open hours.For health and safety reasons, KDL will continue to have guidelines […]

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Red Hawk tennis takes wins against South Christian, Northview

Red Hawk tennis takes wins against South Christian, Northview

24 September 2020

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks boys tennis team had a busy week in competition last week, losing one match but winning or placing in three others. On Monday, September 14, the team travelled to Grand Rapids Catholic Central for a dual. According to Coach Lee Cornelius they competed well but lost 0-8. On Wednesday, September […]

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Volleyball season has started!

Volleyball season has started!

24 September 2020

Through all the new changes including required masks, no hand shaking, limited crowd size and shorter preseason practice, one thing remains unchanged, the excitement to be back on the court and competing. The Red Hawk Varsity Volleyball team started their shortened 2020 season with a full and aggressive first two weeks in a new conference division, […]

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Who would do that?

24 September 2020

A woman drove up the drive and started to back out. I opened the door and motioned for her to return. She said she was looking for Ody Brook Nature Sanctuary but this is a private residence. I said yes on both accounts.  “I am Ranger Steve, the sanctuary manager and ecologist that lives here. […]

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