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Red Flannel to celebrate 80 years The Post travels to Alaska MDHHS reports four new cases of mosquito-borne disease Ban of flavored nicotine vaping products effective immediately Red Hawks roll over Northview 50-15 White robin CTA staff model Character Education in the community Velzy Park fundraiser
 
Red Flannel to celebrate 80 years

Red Flannel to celebrate 80 years

By Judy Reed  Warm days and chilly nights, football, leaves beginning to change color—it all can mean only one thing—fall is almost here and it’s Red Flannel Festival time again! And not only is it that time again, it’s a milestone year. It was exactly 80 years ago that our town celebrated the first ever […]

Red Flannel to celebrate 80 years
The Post travels to Alaska

The Post travels to Alaska

The Post traveled to Ketchikan, Alaska, with Arvid Kiander of Cedar Springs when he traveled there in August to visit his sister. Together with his son and daughter-in-law, Kevin & Shila Kiander, they traveled on an Alaska Marine Highway Ferry from Bellingham, Washington to Ketchikan, through the inner passage.  It sounds like you had a great […]

The Post travels to Alaska
MDHHS reports four new cases of mosquito-borne disease

MDHHS reports four new cases of mosquito-borne disease

And two additional deaths in Southwest Michigan LANSING, Mich. – State residents are being strongly advised by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to protect themselves from mosquito bites as four additional cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan—including two that were fatal. MDHHS is taking further […]

MDHHS reports four new cases of mosquito-borne disease
Ban of flavored nicotine vaping products effective immediately

Ban of flavored nicotine vaping products effective immediately

Retailers will have 14 days to comply with emergency rules LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Whitmer’s emergency rules banning flavored nicotine vaping products were released today. The flavored nicotine vaping ban was developed in response to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) finding of a public health emergency created by skyrocketing levels of […]

Ban of flavored nicotine vaping products effective immediately
Red Hawks roll over Northview 50-15

Red Hawks roll over Northview 50-15

By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Red Hawks knew going into last Friday’s OK-White conference game against Northview that if they were going to have any chance at winning the game, they were going to have stop the Wild Cats’ explosive running back, Ja’kaurie Kirkland.  When the Red Hawks took the field at Red Hawk […]

Red Hawks roll over Northview 50-15
White robin

White robin

Robin Moore, of Sparta, sent us this photo of a white robin she spotted in her yard. She said that she saw it last summer and then again this summer. The difference this summer was that it had a baby bird with her, that wasn’t white. Robin said she had been rototilling the garden and […]

White robin
CTA staff model Character Education in the community

CTA staff model Character Education in the community

The Creative Technologies Academy staff believes in the CTA mission, vision, and core values. During the first few weeks of school, the CTA staff came together to give back to our community. The staff spent a few hours partnering with City Impact, ​En Gedi Youth Center, Green Acres, Rise Up Church, Culver’s/Cedar Springs Chamber, and […]

CTA staff model Character Education in the community
Velzy Park fundraiser

Velzy Park fundraiser

With their restroom under construction, the Velzy Park committee, Solon Township, has turned their efforts towards the purchase of playground equipment for the park. Fundraising is under way and local businesses have stepped up to help make the play area a reality. On Tuesday, September 24, from 4-9 p.m., Big Boy, Cedar Springs, is hosting […]

Velzy Park fundraiser
In Memory of MARKS GONDRE

In Memory of MARKS GONDRE

20 September 2019

February 9, 1963 – September 21, 2017 Missed so much by your mom, Noreen  Sisters, Kathy Goodin and Jan Drach  Brother, Michael.

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Family Promise: Ending homelessness one family at a time

20 September 2019

Rev. Bill Johnson Cedar Springs United Methodist 140 S. Main St., Cedar Springs, MI  49319 Do you have a roof over your head? Do you have food in your cupboards and refrigerator? Do you go to school with enough money to buy your lunch? Does your child have a backpack that is equipped with everything […]

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Red Hawk cross country teams compete at MSU invite

Red Hawk cross country teams compete at MSU invite

20 September 2019

The varsity boys and girls teams ran at the 2019 MSU Spartan Invite on Friday, September 13, which took place at Forest Akers East Golf Course. The course was soft with high humidity but that did not stop both teams from putting out some great performances.   The boys finished 14th out of 40 teams […]

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JV Cross country runs season’s bests at Sparta invite

JV Cross country runs season’s bests at Sparta invite

20 September 2019

On Saturday, September 14, the JV teams for the Red Hawks competed in the Sparta Invitational held at Fruit Ridge Hayrides.   On the boys side of things, six members competed in the Blue Varsity race and the team placed 7th out of 10 varsity teams.  Gabe White (13th) had his breakout race with a […]

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Volley for a cure

Volley for a cure

20 September 2019

The Cedar Springs High School Lady Red Hawks Volleyball Program will be raising money for cancer research! Join us for a fantastically fun evening on Monday, September 30, as our Lady Red Hawks go up against Forest Hills Northern in the CSHS gym.  JV starts at about 5 p.m., with varsity following. There will be […]

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Volleyball teams finish in top third at invitationals

20 September 2019

The Cedar Springs Varsity Volleyball team (7-6-2 overall) competed in the NorthPointe Christian Invite Saturday, September 14th finishing 5-1 and 3rd on the day. The Red Hawks were undefeated throughout Pool and Crossover play with decisive victories over Fruitport Calvary, Ottawa Hills, Wellspring Prep and Loy Norrix. In the Gold bracket matches, the team won […]

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Teen gets first deer

Teen gets first deer

20 September 2019

Y Paige Olson, 14, the daughter of Jeremy and Nicole Olson, got her first deer—a 7-point—last weekend during the Liberty Hunt. She shot it on Saturday, September 14, on their property in Maple Valley Township.  “It was her very first hunt and they were only in the stand about 15 minutes,” said Paige’s grandma, Sherry […]

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Catch of the Week

Catch of the Week

20 September 2019

Cade Nichols, 9, the son of Boyd Nichols and the late Angie Nichols, of Howard City, went fishing with his dad’s friend, Big Will and Will’s son Aiden at a private pond in the area, and was excited to catch this 20-1/2-inch bass. He didn’t keep it, however; they released it back into the pond.  […]

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White Pine and its offspring

20 September 2019

A large white pine stood in the forest at the NE corner of the Big Field in 1979 when we moved to Ody Brook. I could not resist the urge to climb the tree. The pine stood above other trees in the maturing deciduous forest.  A 5-acre field at that time was cultivated for field […]

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CTA Character Education

20 September 2019

Each month, CTA focuses on a character trait that we discuss, learn, collaborate, and implement into our lives at school, home, and our community. For the month of September, we are focused on CARING! Our administration meets weekly with our elementary students as well as biweekly with our middle school and high school students to […]

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