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Sun shines on Red Flannel Festival

Sun shines on Red Flannel Festival

It was a beautiful day for the 80th Red Flannel Festival last Saturday, October 5. Temps in the high 50s, low 60s, just cool enough for a light jacket, and the rain stayed away until the evening hours. Nancy Deyman, president of the Red Flannel Festival, estimated approximately 30,000 people attended the festivities, and she could be right—the streets and events were packed! We hope you enjoyed yourself, and by the looks of some of the photos you posted to our Facebook page, we think you did!

Sun shines on Red Flannel Festival
Get questions answered on school bond proposal

Get questions answered on school bond proposal

They will be holding public forums Tuesday, October 15 and Thursday, October 17. There will be held both days at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the 3rd floor boardroom at District Office (Hilltop), and at Beach Elementary in the evening, with a building tour at 6:30 p.m. and a meeting in the cafeteria at 7 p.m.

Get questions answered on school bond proposal
School walkathon raises $47,500

School walkathon raises $47,500

The Cedar Springs Public Schools walkathon event was held on Friday, October 4. Each elementary building walked for about 45 minutes. K–6th grade participated. “Between community business sponsors and the students raising money from pledges, we raised the most ever!” said PTO spokesperson Alyssa Ladd. The total raised was approximately $47,500.     The money […]

School walkathon raises $47,500
The Red dress

The Red dress

By Deanna Inskeep Bailey Most everyone is familiar with the story of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. It was a best selling book and eventually made into a movie. The story follows many young women who go separate directions in their life and the pants that keep them all tied together. This story that […]

The Red dress
The Red Flannel Post

The Red Flannel Post

A supplement to the Cedar Springs Post Dedicated to Red Flannel Events & Info – pages 10 & 11

The Red Flannel Post
Marching band invitational

Marching band invitational

This past weekend was amazing! It was a beautiful day to be a Red Hawk! The Cedar Springs Band held their 59th Marching Band Invitational. There was a total of 16 schools, including Cedar Springs, that performed at Cedar springs High School.  Up next for the marching band is the Belding Invitational at Belding High […]

Marching band invitational
Red Hawks manhandle Rangers in 30-6 win

Red Hawks manhandle Rangers in 30-6 win

When the Forest Hills Rangers paid a visit to Red Hawk Stadium last Friday night, there was tension in the air as the two teams both sat atop the OK White, and the team who won the game the last two years went on to win the conference. But there was no mistaking which team owned the field at Red Hawk Stadium once the players took the field.

Red Hawks manhandle Rangers in 30-6 win
A new queen reigns

A new queen reigns

On Saturday, September 28, the 75th annual Red Flannel Queen’s Scholarship Pageant took place at Cedar Springs High School. Eleven contestants competed in this year’s pageant, which celebrated 80 years of the Red Flannel Festival.  The master of ceremonies for the evening was Cedar Springs High School teacher, David Stuart. He was joined by the […]

A new queen reigns
Some city streets to be repaved

Some city streets to be repaved

11 October 2019

By Judy Reed At least three streets in the City of Cedar Springs will see repaving this fall.  According to City Manager Mike Womack, the city has allotted $200,000 toward road paving, and currently has plans to do S. First Street between E. Cherry and E. Muskegon Street; East Maple Street between N. First and […]

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Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero

11 October 2019

Randolph Steadman, the son of Tammy Steadman, of Cedar Springs, was recently promoted to the rank of SFC. SFC Steadman has been in the Army for over 13 years, and is stationed at Ft. Leonardwood, Missouri. He has done tours in Iraq and in the Sani Peninsula. He has been a Criminal Investigator and is […]

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FBI warns public about ransomware Internet scams

FBI warns public about ransomware Internet scams

11 October 2019

In a ransomware scam, your computer screen freezes with a pop-up message—supposedly from the FBI or another federal agency—saying that because you violated some federal law your computer will remain locked until you pay a fine; or, you get a pop-up message telling you your personal files have been encrypted and you have to pay […]

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Fremont Police Chief fired over CSC investigation

Fremont Police Chief fired over CSC investigation

11 October 2019

The Fremont City Council fired Fremont Police Chief Randall Wright Monday evening, October 7, after he was arraigned in two different counties on 4th-degree criminal sexual conduct charges last week. According to the Michigan State Police, Wright, 48, was arraigned in Kent County on October 2, and in Ingham County on October 3. The charges […]

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Wastewater spill at Cedarfield cleaned up quickly

11 October 2019

By Judy Reed A wastewater spill occurred at the Cedarfield 55-plus Community on 17 Mile Rd last week Thursday after a truck ran over their clean out area. According to Gary Osborn, who works for Infrastructure Alternatives and oversees the operation of the wastewater treatment at Cedarfield, the spill occurred about 2 p.m. on October […]

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The Red Flannel Post

The Red Flannel Post

11 October 2019

A supplement to the Cedar Springs Post Dedicated to Red Flannel Events & Info – page 13

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The Red Flannel Post

The Red Flannel Post

11 October 2019

A supplement to the Cedar Springs Post Dedicated to Red Flannel Events & Info – page 12

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The Red Flannel Post

The Red Flannel Post

11 October 2019

A supplement to the Cedar Springs Post Dedicated to Red Flannel Events & Info – page 9

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Sun shines on Red Flannel Festival

Sun shines on Red Flannel Festival

11 October 2019

It was a beautiful day for the 80th Red Flannel Festival last Saturday, October 5. Temps in the high 50s, low 60s, just cool enough for a light jacket, and the rain stayed away until the evening hours. Nancy Deyman, president of the Red Flannel Festival, estimated approximately 30,000 people attended the festivities, and she could be right—the streets and events were packed! We hope you enjoyed yourself, and by the looks of some of the photos you posted to our Facebook page, we think you did!

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Get questions answered on school bond proposal

Get questions answered on school bond proposal

11 October 2019

They will be holding public forums Tuesday, October 15 and Thursday, October 17. There will be held both days at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the 3rd floor boardroom at District Office (Hilltop), and at Beach Elementary in the evening, with a building tour at 6:30 p.m. and a meeting in the cafeteria at 7 p.m.

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School walkathon raises $47,500

School walkathon raises $47,500

11 October 2019

The Cedar Springs Public Schools walkathon event was held on Friday, October 4. Each elementary building walked for about 45 minutes. K–6th grade participated. “Between community business sponsors and the students raising money from pledges, we raised the most ever!” said PTO spokesperson Alyssa Ladd. The total raised was approximately $47,500.     The money […]

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The Red dress

The Red dress

11 October 2019

By Deanna Inskeep Bailey Most everyone is familiar with the story of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. It was a best selling book and eventually made into a movie. The story follows many young women who go separate directions in their life and the pants that keep them all tied together. This story that […]

Read the full story

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Marching band invitational

Marching band invitational

11 October 2019

This past weekend was amazing! It was a beautiful day to be a Red Hawk! The Cedar Springs Band held their 59th Marching Band Invitational. There was a total of 16 schools, including Cedar Springs, that performed at Cedar springs High School.  Up next for the marching band is the Belding Invitational at Belding High […]

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A new queen reigns

A new queen reigns

04 October 2019

On Saturday, September 28, the 75th annual Red Flannel Queen’s Scholarship Pageant took place at Cedar Springs High School. Eleven contestants competed in this year’s pageant, which celebrated 80 years of the Red Flannel Festival.  The master of ceremonies for the evening was Cedar Springs High School teacher, David Stuart. He was joined by the […]

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Storms cause flooding in city

Storms cause flooding in city

04 October 2019

Storms that rolled through area earlier this week caused flooding in several areas around the city where Cedar Creek overflowed its bed.  Roads that were flooded included Main Street between Pine and Oak Streets; 5th Street between Pine and Cherry; and Park Street between Maple and Cherry. Is it gonna rain on our parade? More […]

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Stanton woman killed in crash

Stanton woman killed in crash

04 October 2019

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office was sent to a one-car crash near the intersection of Grow and Kroman Roads in Fairplain Township at approximately 2:06 P.M. on Sunday, September 29, 2019. The passenger died as a result of injuries sustained during the crash. The investigation revealed that a black 2008 Pontiac G6 was traveling south […]

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LIFE magazine Red Flannel photo 70th anniversary

LIFE magazine Red Flannel photo 70th anniversary

04 October 2019

On a cold November day in 1949, children in Cedar Springs households were getting dressed for school. This was a special day because Life Magazine was coming to Cedar Springs to do a feature on Red Flannel Days for their December issue.

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Truck causes wastewater spill at Cedarfield

04 October 2019

A wastewater spill occurred at the Cedarfield 55-plus Community on 17 Mile Rd Thursday after a truck ran over their clean out area. According to Gary Osborn, who works for Infrastructure Alternatives and oversees the operation of the wastewater treatment at Cedarfield, the spill occurred about 2 p.m. on October 3, when a truck delivering […]

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Red Flannel trivia

Red Flannel trivia

11 October 2019

Question: Has any Red Flannel princess ever went on to become Red Flannel queen? Answer: Yes! Bella Mosqueda, the daughter of Patricek and Catreal Walters, was not only the 2008 Red Flannel princess, she was also recently selected as the 2019 Red Flannel Queen. According to Nancy Deyman, President of the Red Flannel Festival, they […]

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K9 Camo Companions fundraiser

11 October 2019

There will be a silent auction and hot dog lunch event to benefit K9 Camo Companions this Saturday, October 12, from noon to 3 p.m. at the VFW Hall at 11 East Lake Street in Sand Lake.  This event features the Band Colt Snuffer & The Dead Horseman, over 100 silent auction items to bid […]

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