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Holiday events bring out families Sparta mom charged with child abuse Man wanted in connection to larceny Michigan Apple Queen crowned   Ringler signs  letter of intent to wrestle for CMU CS Historical Society publishes The  Making of a Town
 
Holiday events bring out families

Holiday events bring out families

The second weekend of Mingle with Kris Kringle brought families to the Kent Theater for the annual Christmas concert and the Dance extravaganza.

Holiday events bring out families
Sparta mom charged with child abuse

Sparta mom charged with child abuse

According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, they were called to the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Thursday, December 6, on a report of a three-month-old infant with injuries consistent with “shaken baby syndrome.” The infant suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Sparta mom charged with child abuse
Man wanted in connection to larceny

Man wanted in connection to larceny

The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office sent out an alert earlier this week asking for help to identify a man who is a person of interest in a felony larceny complaint at the Big Rapids Walmart.

Man wanted in connection to larceny
Michigan Apple Queen crowned  

Michigan Apple Queen crowned  

Celeste LeMieux, of Conklin, Mich. has been crowned the 2019 Michigan Apple Queen. Lauren Freeland of Kent City, Mich. is first runner-up. LeMieux is the daughter of David and Ann LeMieux, and is a student at Lake Superior State University. She is the daughter of a third generation apple grower. “Each year since 1952, the […]

Michigan Apple Queen crowned  
Ringler signs  letter of intent to wrestle for CMU

Ringler signs letter of intent to wrestle for CMU

On Thursday, November 29, Red Hawk Ryan Ringler made his college selection. In front of numerous family, friends, staff, and coaches in the Cedar Springs High School gymnasium, the suspense ended as Ringler announced he would be attending Central Michigan University next fall on a wrestling scholarship.

Ringler signs  letter of intent to wrestle for CMU
CS Historical Society publishes The  Making of a Town

CS Historical Society publishes The Making of a Town

A historical journey through Cedar Springs, Michigan 1857-1970 By Judy Reed Do you have a history buff on your Christmas list? Or have you ever wondered what Cedar Springs was like in the early days of the town? What businesses were here? How have things changed?  The Cedar Springs Historical Society published a new book […]

CS Historical Society publishes The  Making of a Town
High School wrestlers kick off a new season

High School wrestlers kick off a new season

13 December 2018

The high school wrestling team kicked off its season last week with trips to Hudsonville and Tri-County. At Hudsonville, the Red Hawks split a pair of duals with Division 1 O-K Red competition. The boys battled for a 37-36 tie breaker victory over East Kentwood but fell just short against the 2018 regional champs from […]

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Girls basketball starts  season with wins

Girls basketball starts season with wins

13 December 2018

The Cedar Spring Girls Varsity Basketball Team started their season with two non-conference victories over Sparta (47-35) on Tuesday, December 4, and Kenowa Hills 36-20 on Friday, December 7.  On Tuesday night, the Lady Red Hawks used an 18-2 third quarter to overcome a 4-point halftime deficit and never looked back. Feisty defense led to […]

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Holiday gifts that keep on giving

Holiday gifts that keep on giving

13 December 2018

By Melinda Myers Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family members and friends will […]

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Christmas season church services

13 December 2018

Celebrate the joy of Christmas at one of the churches in our community. Cedar Springs and Rockford Dec. 16, 19, 24: Cedar Springs United Methodist Church welcomes you to our Advent Worship on Sundays at 10:15 a.m. “All I Want for Christmas is…An Awakening…A God-Pleasing Life…Freedom from Fear…And a Peaceful Future.” You are invited to […]

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Justin Timberlake coming to Grand Rapids

Justin Timberlake coming to Grand Rapids

13 December 2018

Tickets for April 4 Concert at Van Andel Arena® Go On Sale December 17 Grand Rapids — Following wildly successful concerts in North America and Europe, Live Nation has now confirmed that Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods” tour will make a return visit to both Detroit and Columbus with a very special first appearance in […]

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Hometown Happenings

13 December 2018

the Table at The Springs Church Meals are served every Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at The Springs Church on the corner of Oak and Grant. All are welcome to theTable to enjoy this meal that is being shared with us! #50,51b Revival Services at Pilgrim Bible Church Dec.9-16: Join us for Revival Services […]

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GEORGE E. BURG

13 December 2018

Mr. George E. Burg of Cedar Springs, Michigan, age 87, passed away in the comfort of his home, with loved ones all around, during the early morning hours of Thursday, December 6, 2018. George was born to Edgar and Elsa (Rector) Burg in Cedar Springs, on June 22, 1931, and had been a lifelong resident […]

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Peace on Earth

13 December 2018

Pastor Robert P. Smith of First Baptist Church, 233 Main St, Cedar Springs The promise of Christmas is “Peace on earth.”  The key to our peace, both in our seasonal celebration of traditions and in our spiritual celebration of Truth, begins and ends with God.  This is a true statement: “No God. No peace. Know God. […]

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Boy critically hurt during drop off at school

13 December 2018

An eight-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was run over by his mother’s car while being dropped off at Chandler Woods Charter Academy in Plainfield Township Tuesday. The school is located at 6895 Samrick Ave NE. According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, they received the call about 8:25 a.m. that a student […]

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Board of Education fills short-term vacancy

13 December 2018

The Cedar Springs Board of Education held a special meeting Monday evening, December 10, and filled a 21-day vacancy on the board that was a result of an unexpired term.  Trent Gilmore had been in the seat, but when he won the election, he moved to Jeff Rivard’s seat. Rivard won Gilmore’s seat, but wasn’t […]

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