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Halloween Happenings Fall colors  Pedestrian dies in accident Trick or treat in Cedar Springs Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips John Ball Zoo goes Boo
 
Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings

Check out some of the fun, fall activities going on in our area for Halloween!

Halloween Happenings
Fall colors 

Fall colors 

We asked for your beautiful fall photos, and many of you took the time to post them on our Facebook page. The photos on this page show the splendor of the fall colors in the West Michigan area.

Fall colors 
Pedestrian dies in accident

Pedestrian dies in accident

A man was killed on 17 Mile Road in Cedar Springs about 6 p.m. Friday evening, while crossing the street. Police identified the man as Bruce Hickman, 53, of the City of Cedar Springs.

Pedestrian dies in accident
Trick or treat in Cedar Springs

Trick or treat in Cedar Springs

It’s only one week until Halloween—are you ready for a night full of fun? Does the thought greeting scores of trick or treaters make you break out in a cold sweat? Forget staying home! Pack up the kids and come out Halloween night for the Annual Cedar Springs Halloween Spooktacular in Cedar Springs!

Trick or treat in Cedar Springs
Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home

Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home

A resident in the home located on the southwest corner of Myers Lake Road and 14 Mile Road (M-57) heard two crashing sounds before a final one shook the house.

Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home
Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville

Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville

On Friday, October 17, the rain began as the national anthem was sung and just after the Cedar Springs Red Hawks honored so many brave people that have been affected by cancer in the third annual Hawks against Cancer pink game.

Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville
Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips

Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips

When cousins Bo and Luke Duke from the television series The Dukes of Hazzard named their car “The General Lee,” they had the famous General Robert E. Lee in mind. Why? The show was set in the South, so perhaps it was to capture the Southern vibe of the Duke lifestyle.

Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips
John Ball Zoo goes Boo

John Ball Zoo goes Boo

Cedar Springs’ very own Miss Great Lakes State teen 2014, Hannah Ringler, 18, is volunteering as a singing mermaid at the John Ball Zoo goes Boo event this weekend, October 25 and 26.

John Ball Zoo goes Boo

Thank You

23 October 2014

I want to thank all my friends, neighbors and loved ones for all the acts of kindness shown me since my surgery and the complications caused by it; for all the calls, cards, food, visits, etc. I especially thank Helene for caring for my flowers and my family for their loving care. It meant everything […]

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Dan George inducted into GBC athletic hall of fame

23 October 2014

Grace Bible College announces the selection of Dan George, Associate Head Coach for Men’s Basketball, to the Grace Bible College Athletic Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies took place on Saturday, October 18, in the Aldrich Center on campus.

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Charger Cross Country team goes to state 

Charger Cross Country team goes to state 

23 October 2014

It may have been a cold, damp Saturday morning, but it did not slow down the Chargers of Creative Technologies Academy at their Cross Country Class D State Championship meet.

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Tennis ends with conference tournament and regionals

23 October 2014

The Cedar Springs varsity boy’s tennis team completed their season the week of October 5th with an OK Bronze conference tournament at Forest Hills Northern and a Division 3 Regional tournament at Gainey Athletic Complex. The OK Bronze tournament was successfully completed on Tuesday evening, October 7th after several postponements and delays due to the […]

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Simple Tips to Be More Efficient  in Your Garage

Simple Tips to Be More Efficient  in Your Garage

23 October 2014

Most everyone has a couple of tricks up their sleeve that make chores and tasks simpler. You likely have a few of your own -- and once you develop a superior method of ticking off a to-do list item, it can be difficult to remember what your life was like before.

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Look for what’s right

23 October 2014

Dear Editor:   It’s a simple fact: You find what you’re looking for. If you are looking for bad news, you will find something to criticize; if you are looking for good news, you will find something to compliment. In this election cycle, I hear and read far too many candidates that are looking for […]

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National Radon action week

23 October 2014

National Radon Action Week is October 20-26, 2014, and occurs the 3rd week of October every year. Radon gas is becoming more of a widespread problem in the United States. In the U.S., one in fifteen homes are affected by elevated radon levels.

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Protect against carbon monoxide poisoning 

23 October 2014

Last week was Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is reminding everyone to keep their families safe from being poisoned by carbon monoxide this winter. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas that kills more than 500 Americans each year and up to 50 […]

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MDCH launches website to address prescription drug abuse

23 October 2014

  The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has developed a website to increase public awareness of the risks and potential harm associated with misuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and to provide everyday steps individuals can take to address the issue in their families and communities. Do Your Part: Be the Solution is a […]

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Grand Rapids angler catches state-record quillback carpsucker  

Grand Rapids angler catches state-record quillback carpsucker  

23 October 2014

A Grand Rapids fisherman fishing in Newaygo brought home the fifth state-record fish this year. The Department of Natural Resources confirmed the new state record last month for quillback carpsucker

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