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Family loses home in fire

Family loses home in fire

By Judy Reed A Solon Township family is trying to put their life back together after a fire destroyed their home Monday. According to Solon Township firefighter Matt Schievink, they were toned out at 11:50 a.m. on Monday, March 29, to a structure fire at 13421 Sunset View, which is off 16 Mile, west of […]

Family loses home in fire
Police investigate crash with ambulance

Police investigate crash with ambulance

Four people were injured Monday evening when a car collided with an ambulance in Oakfield Township. According to the Michigan State Police Grand Rapids Post, the crash occurred about 10:05 p.m. Monday, April 5, on 14 Mile Rd near Lincoln Lake Rd. According to witness statements, a 2018 Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound on 14 […]

Police investigate crash with ambulance
Bodies discovered after fires

Bodies discovered after fires

The Michigan State Police is investigating the possible homicide deaths of two people whose bodies were found after suspicious fires were extinguished southeast of Greenville last week. At approximately 7:53 a.m. Thursday, March 18, Ronald Township Fire was dispatched to a structure fire in the 4200 block of West Fenwick Road, Fairplain Township, Montcalm County. […]

Bodies discovered after fires
JV baseball begins

JV baseball begins

13 April 2021

After being forced to sit out a 2020 baseball season, the Cedar Springs Junior Varsity team was able to begin the 2021 season in the last week of March 2021.  After falling to the Lowell Red Arrows on opening day, 13 to 10, the team was able to address some issues and win the next […]

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MHSAA Accepting Student Advisory Council applications

13 April 2021

 EAST LANSING, Mich. – April 7 – The Michigan High School Athletic Association is seeking student-athletes to become members of its Student Advisory Council beginning with the 2021-22 school year. Four boys and four girls from the Class of 2023 will be selected to two-year terms, and will meet on matters related to maintaining and […]

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Birds Star Gaze

13 April 2021

By Ranger Steve Mueller Do you dream of walks on clear black nights under sparkling stars? It has always been a pleasure for me. It was especially enjoyable in my early adult years to invite a girl to join me for a night walk. Perhaps she thought I was seeking a romantic evening. I was […]

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Be black bear SMART from start of spring

Be black bear SMART from start of spring

13 April 2021

Bear observations and encounters are more likely to occur during the spring and summer months, while bears forage for food. Most wild animals are generally fearful of humans and will leave if they are aware of your presence. If you encounter a bear in your yard or on a trail, remain calm and be bear […]

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Love when all seems lost

13 April 2021

Pastor Mike Wittmer Cedar Springs Baptist Church 233 S Main, Cedar Springs Joseph of Arimathea performed a necessary though often overlooked role in the Easter story. And next to the suffering of our Lord, his task may have been the most difficult. Joseph was a wealthy, prominent member of the Jewish council that voted to […]

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MARLENE L. NEMECEK

MARLENE L. NEMECEK

13 April 2021

Marlene L. Nemecek age 85 of Cedar Springs passed away Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021 at her home. Marlene was born January 30, 1936 in Belding, MI the daughter of Acie and Helen (Brooks) Loughin. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, crocheting, puzzles and baking. There was not a baby within miles who hasn’t slept in one […]

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PATRICIA L. GUILES

PATRICIA L. GUILES

13 April 2021

Patricia L. Guiles age 81 of Grand Rapids died Monday, April 5, 2021 at her home. She was born November 13, 1939 in Grand Rapids, MI the daughter of Howard and Jenny (Vandermullen) Tate. She met Floyd while roller skating which they loved to do. They were able to travel a lot in their motor […]

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Dean Richard Chapman

13 April 2021

In Loving Memory of  Dean Richard Chapman October 24, 1966 to April 10, 1986 “Music speaks what cannot be expressed soothes the mind and gives it rest heals the heart and makes it whole flows from heaven to the soul.” It’s been 35 years since that tragic day, and we still remember all the good […]

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R.A.T. Troupe presents “Big Top Circus”

R.A.T. Troupe presents “Big Top Circus”

13 April 2021

The Rockford Area Theater Troupe is bringing their latest play, “Big Top Circus,” to the Kent Theatre, in Cedar Springs on April 16 and 17. Undeterred by an unexpected phone call informing him that all of his employees have been recently flattened and decapitated in a train derailment, the manager of a small-time circus resolves […]

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Mind your manners

13 April 2021

An old lady walked into a pet store, found a parrot and asked the owner if she could buy it. The owner said, “Heck no! That parrot has a bad mouth! Trust me—you do not want that parrot!” She said, “I can teach it good manners.” And so she bought it. But, when she got […]

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