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It’s time for football! Teen hurt in rollover crash Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport Varsity Boys tennis begins new season Four tire tips for teen drivers Tips for taming back-to-school stress
 
It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

Saturday, August 29, marks the first game of the 2015 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They will host the Comstock Park Panthers at Grand Valley State University Lubbers Stadium, in the brand new GRidiron classic, at 4 p.m. The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) partnered with […]

It’s time for football!
Teen hurt in rollover crash

Teen hurt in rollover crash

A Plainfield Township teen was sent to the hospital Wednesday evening with life-threatening injuries after a collision in Courtland Township. The accident happened about 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, at 13 Mile and Myers Lake Roads. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, a Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Matthew Gorkowski, 17, of Sparta, was traveling […]

Teen hurt in rollover crash
Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

  by Judy Reed The churches in the Cedar Springs area are pretty good at making history. In 2009, eight area churches joined together in Morley Park to worship together, something rare in most communities. Last Saturday, August 23, the churches met together in Morley Park for their seventh UNITED service, and did something no […]

Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees
Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

Dean and Kristie Wall, owners of Dean’s Excavating in Sand Lake, attended a fundraiser at Frederik Meijer Gardens this past spring. At the auction there, they purchased a certificate allowing them the chance to go to the very top of the Mackinac Bridge.

Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge
Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport

Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport

Roy Beasley grew up fishing, but when he discovered bowhunting, he changed his technique. He became a bowfisherman.

Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport
Varsity Boys tennis begins new season

Varsity Boys tennis begins new season

The Cedar Springs varsity boy’s tennis team began their new season by traveling to Sparta on August 19, for the Sparta Invitational. The Red Hawk singles and doubles tennis players competed against Sparta, Coopersville and Fremont, which ended in a third place finish for the team.

Varsity Boys tennis begins new season
Four tire tips for teen drivers

Four tire tips for teen drivers

(BPT) – Getting a driver’s license is a pivotal moment for many teens, and with the privilege of driving comes greater freedom and independence. For parents, this can be both a moment of great pride and overwhelming anxiety. In 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that drivers 19-years-old and younger were more […]

Four tire tips for teen drivers
Tips for taming back-to-school stress

Tips for taming back-to-school stress

What you can do to help your anxious student Do you or your child have the back-to-school blues? If so, you’re not the only ones. Saying goodbye to slower summer days can be difficult.

Tips for taming back-to-school stress
Evan M. Kobayashi

Evan M. Kobayashi

01 September 2015

Evan M. Kobayashi, 17, of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, August 30, 2015. Evan was born April 6, 1998, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of Toshi and Kelli (Beckman) Kobayashi. He was a senior at Cedar Springs High School, who excelled in both academics and athletics. Evan was passionate about baseball, the game as well […]

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It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

28 August 2015

Saturday, August 29, marks the first game of the 2015 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They will host the Comstock Park Panthers at Grand Valley State University Lubbers Stadium, in the brand new GRidiron classic, at 4 p.m. The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) partnered with […]

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Teen hurt in rollover crash

Teen hurt in rollover crash

28 August 2015

A Plainfield Township teen was sent to the hospital Wednesday evening with life-threatening injuries after a collision in Courtland Township. The accident happened about 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, at 13 Mile and Myers Lake Roads. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, a Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Matthew Gorkowski, 17, of Sparta, was traveling […]

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Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

28 August 2015

  by Judy Reed The churches in the Cedar Springs area are pretty good at making history. In 2009, eight area churches joined together in Morley Park to worship together, something rare in most communities. Last Saturday, August 23, the churches met together in Morley Park for their seventh UNITED service, and did something no […]

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Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

28 August 2015

Dean and Kristie Wall, owners of Dean’s Excavating in Sand Lake, attended a fundraiser at Frederik Meijer Gardens this past spring. At the auction there, they purchased a certificate allowing them the chance to go to the very top of the Mackinac Bridge.

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JAMES A RECTOR

JAMES A RECTOR

31 August 2015

  James A. Rector, 85, of Baldwin and Florida, was called back to his Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Faith Hospice-Trillium Woods. Mr. Rector was born January 26, 1930 in Pierson, Michigan, the son of Edward A. and Gladys S. (Bird) Rector. He was an Army Veteran and had been employed […]

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Drive sober or get pulled over

Drive sober or get pulled over

28 August 2015

  Stepped up drunk driving patrols through Labor Day No back-to-college checklist is complete without books, smart phones and backpacks. Law enforcement officers from police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police are encouraging everyone to also add a safe, sober ride home after a party. Stepped up drunk driving patrols began last weekend and […]

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British woman injured in go cart accident

28 August 2015

  A 40-year-old woman from Great Britain was hospitalized Tuesday after a freak accident at AJ’s Fun Park. The Kent County Sheriff’s Department, Plainfield Fire Department, and Life Ambulance all responded to AJ’s Fun Park on Ball Park Dr. in Plainfield Township, on Tuesday, August 25 at approximately 3:30 p.m., on the report of a […]

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Suspect arrested for damage to cemetery

Suspect arrested for damage to cemetery

28 August 2015

A Howard City man was arrested for causing $13,000 in damage, with his car, at the Pierson Township Cemetery. According to the Montcalm Sheriff’s Office, a witness reported seeing a vehicle leave the road and enter into the cemetery on July 19, at approximately 3:40 p.m. The witness also saw that the driver did not […]

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A boyfriend and family charged with harboring runaway

28 August 2015

  Three people have been charged with harboring a teenaged runaway from Cannon Township. On August 14, the Kent County Sheriff Department asked for the public’s assistance to find 16-year-old Joanna Henry, of Cannon Township. She had left her residence on August 7, and it was reported she suffered from bi-polar/depression and could be without […]

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Man injured in motorcycle crash

28 August 2015

  A Coral man was injured last Saturday when he tried to avoid hitting a deer with his motorcyle. Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a crash involving a motorcycle and a deer, about 9 p.m., Saturday, August 22, southwest of Howard City. The crash occurred on Kendaville Road near Arbogast Road, […]

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Attempted robbers of jewelry store sentenced 

Attempted robbers of jewelry store sentenced 

28 August 2015

Three men from East Lansing were sentenced this week for their roles in the attempted robbery of a jewelry store in Plainfield Township in January. According to U. S. Attorney Patrick Miles, Judge Janet T. Neff sentenced both Darnell Kenneth-Maurice Brown, 23, and Charles Milton Fortune, 22, to 30 months in prison, and Zackary Ian […]

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The wisdom to wait

28 August 2015

Two monks lived together in a monastery for decades. In time they both died and the first monk awoke to discover that he was in heaven. But he realized that his friend wasn’t with him, so off to the lower realms of eternity he traveled, and that’s where he found his friend, now a worm, […]

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GLEN REED

GLEN REED

28 August 2015

Glen Reed, aged 94, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 23, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones. Glen was born October 22, 1920 to Oscar and Ruth Reed.

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