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Howard City to interview manager finalists Fire Department purchases life-saving equipment Groups donate to Library Boy Scouts collect food for pantry Community supports En Gedi fundraiser Leave wildlife in the wild WMP West Regionals results The Waif coming to the Kent Theatre
 
Howard City to interview manager finalists

Howard City to interview manager finalists

The Village of Howard City has selected four finalists to be interviewed for the job as Village Manager.

Howard City to interview manager finalists
Fire Department purchases life-saving equipment

Fire Department purchases life-saving equipment

People living in Cedar Springs who suffer sudden cardiac arrest now have a better chance of survival, thanks to new equipment recently purchased by the Cedar Springs Fire Department.

Fire Department purchases life-saving equipment
Groups donate to Library

Groups donate to Library

The Cedar Springs Public Library is nearing completion, and two local community organizations recently stepped and made donations toward the cause.

Groups donate to Library
Boy Scouts collect food for pantry

Boy Scouts collect food for pantry

Boy Scout Troop 222 recently collected hundreds of items for the United Methodist Food pantry.

Boy Scouts collect food for pantry
Community supports En Gedi fundraiser

Community supports En Gedi fundraiser

The Cedar Springs High School cafeteria was bubbling with excitement last Friday when approximately 175 attendees gathered for the one and only En Gedi annual fundraiser event.

Community supports En Gedi fundraiser
Leave wildlife in the wild

Leave wildlife in the wild

Do not take baby animals from the wild this spring. Spring is here, bringing warmer temperatures and the next generation of wildlife.

Leave wildlife in the wild
WMP West Regionals results

WMP West Regionals results

West Michigan Pursuit traveled to Caledonia for the 2016-2017 Regionals. Twenty-one individuals entered the tournament and 17 placed in the top four

WMP West Regionals results
The Waif coming to the Kent Theatre

The Waif coming to the Kent Theatre

Actors Arte Ensemble of West Michigan will present “The Waif,” (the little orphan Annie story) at the Kent Theatre on Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1.

The Waif coming to the Kent Theatre

Top ten adoption tax credit facts to consider

23 March 2017

  Taxpayers who have adopted or tried to adopt a child in 2016 may qualify for a tax credit. Here are ten important things about the adoption credit: The Credit. The credit is nonrefundable, which may reduce taxes owed to zero. If the credit exceeds the tax owed, there is no refund of the additional amount. In […]

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Caution: dodging potholes

23 March 2017

Rev. Chadrick Brown Solon Center Wesleyan Church 15671 Algoma Ave NE | Cedar Springs, MI 49319   With all the freezing and thawing we have had lately, I have noticed a whole lot more potholes on the road. Some of which take my car right out of commission if I am not watching. It may be time […]

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DELLA L. SHIRLEY

DELLA L. SHIRLEY

23 March 2017

  Della L. Shirley, 84 of Sand Lake, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Spectrum Health – Butterworth Hospital. Mrs. Shirley was born January 27, 1933 in Green Township, Michigan the daughter of Nelson and Catherine (Palmer) Swiger. She had worked at General Motors Alpine Avenue Plant for over 30 years and was a member […]

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GERTRUDE J. GUST

GERTRUDE J. GUST

23 March 2017

  Gertrude J. Gust, 99 of Cedar Springs, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Metron of Cedar Springs. Gertrude was born November 27, 1917 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the daughter of Peter and Hattie (Huber) Koster. Her father died at a young age and her mother raised the children. […]

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Time Off

23 March 2017

  Two men working in a factory were talking. “I know how to get some time off,” said one. “How are you going to do that?” asked his friend. “Watch,” he said, and climbed up on a rafter. The foreman asked what he was doing up there, and the man replied. “I’m a light bulb.” […]

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Hometown Happenings

23 March 2017

Hometown Happenings articles are a community service for non-profit agencies only. Due to popular demand for placement in this section, we can no longer run all articles. Deadline for articles is Monday at 5 p.m. This is not guaranteed space. Articles will run as space allows. Guaranteed placement is $10, certain restrictions may apply. You […]

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EASTER COLORING CONTEST 2017

EASTER COLORING CONTEST 2017

17 March 2017

Hey kids,  Would you like to win an awesome Easter Basket? It’s time for our annual Easter Coloring Contest and your chance to win! Please color the picture above with crayons, markers or colored pencils. Our judges will choose 3 winners from three age groups: 4-5 years; 6-7 years; and 8-10 years. Good Luck and […]

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Let the sun shine in

Let the sun shine in

17 March 2017

  We may have had some much-needed outdoor sunshine in the past week, but we are also celebrating sunshine of another kind. March 12-18 is being celebrated as “Sunshine Week” across the nation. Sunshine week is a week dedicated to shining a light on the importance of freedom of information, transparency and openness in government. […]

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Teen charged in business break-in

Teen charged in business break-in

17 March 2017

A suspect has been charged in the breaking and entering of a local business earlier this year.

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More snow fun

More snow fun

17 March 2017

This is three-year-old Lucas Harington, enjoying the snow recently at his grandma and grandpa’s house

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