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Two die in Montcalm crash
 
Two die in Montcalm crash

Two die in Montcalm crash

Two people were killed Monday, January 17, after a driver lost control during icy road conditions and hit another vehicle. According to the Michigan State Police, troopers from the MSP Lakeview Post were dispatched to the scene at approximately 1:23 p.m. Monday on Sidney Road, east of Fitzner Road, Montcalm Township, Montcalm County.  Their preliminary […]

Two die in Montcalm crash
Two die in Montcalm crash

Two die in Montcalm crash

25 January 2022

Two people were killed Monday, January 17, after a driver lost control during icy road conditions and hit another vehicle. According to the Michigan State Police, troopers from the MSP Lakeview Post were dispatched to the scene at approximately 1:23 p.m. Monday on Sidney Road, east of Fitzner Road, Montcalm Township, Montcalm County.  Their preliminary […]

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Police seek info on shooting in mobile home park

Police seek info on shooting in mobile home park

25 January 2022

By Judy Reed Shots were fired in the early morning hours of December 12, in Cedar Springs Mobile Estates, striking several homes and vehicles, and police are asking anyone with information to come forward. According to Sgt. Eric Brunner, with the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a shots fired complaint in the 400 […]

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Soccer coach saves player’s life

Soccer coach saves player’s life

25 January 2022

Team decides to learn CPR to honor teammate A Cedar Springs soccer team took a course in CPR last week after almost losing one of their teammates to a heart attack during a warm up session last fall. In October 2021, the Cedar Springs Area Select Association (CASSA) ’07 boys team met at the Algoma […]

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Cedar Springs Community Players choose One-Act Plays

Cedar Springs Community Players choose One-Act Plays

25 January 2022

The Cedar Springs Community Players have chosen the top five original one-act plays to be performed March 4, 5, and 6, 2022, at the Historic Kent Theatre in Cedar Springs, Michigan. Original entries were submitted from local and out-of-state playwrights. The plays chosen are: “Always” by Dana Hall “Back There” by Maripat Allen “Beware the […]

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Kent District Library lends one million-plus ebooks and audiobooks in 2021

Kent District Library lends one million-plus ebooks and audiobooks in 2021

25 January 2022

Top 60 public library system worldwide in total digital circulation  Kent County, Michigan – Kent District Library (KDL) announced that it reached a record-breaking one million digital book checkouts in 2021. This milestone illustrates the continued growth and importance of library digital lending of ebooks and audiobooks, especially after a prolonged period of building closures […]

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AG Nessel reissues consumer alert amid increase in fake COVID-19 test kits

25 January 2022

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is amplifying new warnings related to reports of fake at-home COVID-19 tests being sold online.  Both the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) recently released warnings related to fraudulent tests, so Nessel is reissuing her Websites Selling COVID-Related Products That Are Fake or Never Arrive […]

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Cold weather pet tips

Cold weather pet tips

25 January 2022

Owners urged to protect pets from dangerously cold temperatures GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (December 9, 2021) – The Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) released an updated video about the special care your pet needs during the cold weather. (See https://youtu.be:443) While Michigan law does not prohibit dogs from being left outside in the cold, state law […]

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Free radon test kits in January for National Radon Action Month

Free radon test kits in January for National Radon Action Month

25 January 2022

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 7, 2022) – The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is offering free radon test kits to County residents, while supplies last, as part of National Radon Action Month. You cannot see, smell, or taste radon but the radioactive gas can kill. Next to smoking, radon is the second leading cause of […]

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Free COVID-19 tests available to residents

Free COVID-19 tests available to residents

25 January 2022

 LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Whitmer urges Michiganders to take advantage of the federal government’s free COVID-19 testing program. At-home, rapid COVID-19 tests are available for free at COVIDTests.gov, with every household eligible for four free tests that will be shipped directly to Michiganders’ homes.   “The federal program to deliver free tests to every family […]

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Cedar Springs Bowling teams

Cedar Springs Bowling teams

25 January 2022

Earlier this month, we printed the Cedar Springs winter sports schedules and team photos, but the bowling photos were not yet available. We received them this week. Our online Winter Sports Schedules has also been updated and can be downloaded by clicking this link: Winter Sports Schedules2022.pdf

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West Michigan Pursuit wrestlers bring home medals

West Michigan Pursuit wrestlers bring home medals

25 January 2022

MYWA had their first local tournament in over two years on January 8, 2022.  Lakewood Wrestling hosted for West Region. West Michigan Pursuit brought 11 grapplers to compete and nine finished in the placement rounds. Out of 35 matches, WMP claimed 26 victories. Heavy Weight, Mason Carringer, 11/12 age group finished fourth. 69 lb, Jaxson […]

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