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Sand Lake suspends police department Woman killed in Algoma crash Signs of Spring Surging gas prices rise to highest level in months City to vote on West Street MDOT grant Squirrel wins stare down with bald eagle USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products Red Flannel Festival  celebrates 80 years Let the sun shine in Solon Fire receives new truck
 
Sand Lake suspends police department

Sand Lake suspends police department

According to trustee Rachel Gokey, who serves on the committee, they had several reasons for recommending it. “The decision was made for many reasons, among them, lack of current funding to train, equip, operate and maintain the department; long-standing concern about performance and the relationship of the department with the community and staffing issues,” she said.

Sand Lake suspends police department
Woman killed in Algoma crash

Woman killed in Algoma crash

A 35-year-old Cedar Springs mother died when her car collided with another in Algoma Township Wednesday afternoon.

Woman killed in Algoma crash
Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring

Some robins actually do spend the winter here and we get reports of sightings from time to time. But this is a great photo to help us think positive: Spring is coming! Thank you, Sally, for sending it to us!

Signs of Spring
Surging gas prices rise to highest level in months

Surging gas prices rise to highest level in months

GasBuddy reported this week that the national average price of gasoline has risen 35 cents per gallon since January to $2.58 per gallon and now stands at its highest level since November as seasonal changes and refinery problems push prices higher. Yet as prices rise across the country, the pain has not been equal from state-to-state.

Surging gas prices rise to highest level in months
City to vote on West Street MDOT grant

City to vote on West Street MDOT grant

By Judy Reed The City of Cedar Springs is holding its annual budget workshop Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. at City Hall, and will also vote on resolution of support connected to a potential MDOT grant for the West Street extension project. According to City Manager Mike Womack, the West Street extension project is […]

City to vote on West Street MDOT grant
Squirrel wins stare down with bald eagle

Squirrel wins stare down with bald eagle

People across the world saw last week just how brave a little gray squirrel can be after a photographer in Maine caught on camera a tree top stare down between the squirrel and a bald eagle.

Squirrel wins stare down with bald eagle
USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products

USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on March 7 they had reached a formal agreement to jointly oversee the production of human food products derived from the cells of livestock and poultry.

USDA and FDA reach agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products
Red Flannel Festival  celebrates 80 years

Red Flannel Festival celebrates 80 years

Planning for the 80th Red Flannel Festival is in full swing, and earlier this week the board released their theme and logo to celebrate this year’s milestone event: Still going 80—celebrating 80 years!

Red Flannel Festival  celebrates 80 years
Let the sun shine in

Let the sun shine in

it is important that citizens participate in our local government meetings and exercise their right to know. As responsible citizens working to keep our community strong, healthy and vibrant, we need to work together to keep the focus on having an open government.

Let the sun shine in
Solon Fire receives new truck

Solon Fire receives new truck

Solon Township Fire Department recently took delivery of a new fire truck, Solon Tender 1. According to Fire Chief Jeff Drake, this truck will be used to shuttle water to fire scenes, and it is also capable of pumping water too.

Solon Fire receives new truck
How to get promoted: 3 secret skills for success

How to get promoted: 3 secret skills for success

21 March 2019

(BPT) – Regardless of your career path, getting a promotion is often a professional goal. Being recognized and landing a promotion can provide a variety of perks such as more money, increased influence and more control over your daily routine. So how do you land that promotion? It comes down to building key skills such […]

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Will Contractors or Hiring Staff Benefit Your Small Business Most?

21 March 2019

ASK   SCORE. SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, Free Business Counseling As your small business grows, you will find you can’t do everything on your own. To obtain the help you need, you can choose to outsource tasks to independent contractors or hire employees to whom you can delegate work.  To decide which will […]

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Creative Technologies Academy

Creative Technologies Academy

21 March 2019

Dads and Daughters 80’s Skate Night The annual daddy daughter event hosted by the Creative Technology Academy Parent Association was a great night for young girls and their fathers to spend a special evening together. The event took on a new look this year as the fathers and daughters took to the floor with roller […]

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One dead, three injured in Algoma Twp. crash

One dead, three injured in Algoma Twp. crash

20 March 2019

A 35-year-old Cedar Springs mother died when her car collided with another in Algoma Township Wednesday afternoon, March 20. According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred about 2:40 p.m. on Algoma Avenue, between 13 Mile Rd and Rector, just south of the Algoma Township Hall. One of the cars involved was a […]

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NCAA Tournament prime target for ticket scammers

18 March 2019

Wolverine and Spartan fans are making plans to head to Des Moines, Iowa to watch their team play in the NCAA tournament this next week. But the Better Business Bureau warns that scammers are looking to cash in on the big event. “Large sporting events like the NCAA tournament are a prime target for ticket […]

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Police investigating fatal crash

18 March 2019

A Morley woman was killed Saturday evening in Oakfield Township when the car she was driving crossed the centerline and struck a tractor-trailer. According to the Michigan State Police Rockford Post, the crash occurred on 14 Mile Rd. west of Morgan Mills Ave. at approximately 11:30 p.m.  Police said that the 46-year-old woman from Morley […]

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Gowen man dies in farming accident

Gowen man dies in farming accident

14 March 2019

According to the Montcalm County Sheriff's Office, Jacob Fruchey, 42, was attempting to auger holes into the frozen ground near a sheep barn to relieve flooding from the melting snow. It is believed the auger caught Fruchey’s thick clothing, entangling him in the auger. His wife found him at approximately 7:02 p.m., and called 911.

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Band receives top scores at District

Band receives top scores at District

14 March 2019

Last Thursday, March 7, 2019, both the Cedar Springs High School Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble received straight 1’s at MSBOA District Band and Orchestra Festival, which was held at Greenville High School. Congratulations, Red Hawks!

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Man arraigned on third rape charge

Man arraigned on third rape charge

14 March 2019

A former manager of a Stanton golf resort has been arraigned on a third rape charge. According to the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office, Daniel Carlson, 35, of Farmington Hills, was arraigned on Monday, March 11 2019, in the 77th District Court on a third rape charge. These charges, Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree and Criminal […]

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LYNN GREEN

LYNN GREEN

14 March 2019

October 14, 1941 – March 20, 2018 We will always remember the love and happiness you brought to our lives. We miss you. Harold Green Brent (Lee) Green Brian (Liz) Green Jan (Mike) Gareau Galen (Michelle) Green

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