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New library taking shape Black and Gold Patrol Cars Coming to MSP Winter fun Celebrate Michigan’s 180th birthday with Statehood Day  CS Cheer teams take first at meets Red Hawk wrestler take second place at Allendale The lure of ice fishing strikes many anglers  New Year’s resolutions for a healthier you Improv comedy performance at the Kent
 
New library taking shape

New library taking shape

Work is humming along on the new Cedar Springs Library and residents can’t wait to get a peek inside… Library staff and others took a tour of the inside this week to see how it was looking.

New library taking shape
Black and Gold Patrol Cars Coming to MSP

Black and Gold Patrol Cars Coming to MSP

Cars to celebrate 100th Anniversary… Fifty special edition black and gold patrol cars joined the Michigan State Police (MSP) patrol fleet this week in honor of the department’s 100th Anniversary.

Black and Gold Patrol Cars Coming to MSP
Winter fun

Winter fun

Leah Brooks sent us this cute photo of Jonathan Brooks, age 2, and the snow bear he built with grandma and grandpa at Ritchie and 18 mile.

Winter fun
Celebrate Michigan’s 180th birthday with Statehood Day 

Celebrate Michigan’s 180th birthday with Statehood Day 

At the Michigan History Center Jan. 28… Join the Michigan History Center in Lansing Saturday, Jan. 28, to celebrate 180 years of rich and diverse Michigan history.

Celebrate Michigan’s 180th birthday with Statehood Day 
CS Cheer teams take first at meets

CS Cheer teams take first at meets

Saturday, January 7, brought all three Cedar Springs competitive cheer teams to Comstock Park for the Comstock Park cheer invitational.

CS Cheer teams take first at meets
Red Hawk wrestler take second place at Allendale

Red Hawk wrestler take second place at Allendale

Wednesday, January 4, Cedar Springs High School traveled to Rockford for an OK White Conference Quad. The Red Hawks started the night off against Ottawa Hills claiming a victory at every match

Red Hawk wrestler take second place at Allendale
The lure of ice fishing strikes many anglers 

The lure of ice fishing strikes many anglers 

Michigan is a place where anglers can take up their rod and fish year-round with the expectation of having fantastic experiences. Winter is no exception, with thousands of lakes open to ice fishing.

The lure of ice fishing strikes many anglers 
New Year’s resolutions for a healthier you

New Year’s resolutions for a healthier you

New Year’s resolutions can be a double-edged sword. While many of us feel inspired to make goals to improve our health, happiness and wellbeing, we often find the changes hard to sustain, and sometimes end up reverting back to old practices.

New Year’s resolutions for a healthier you
Improv comedy performance at the Kent

Improv comedy performance at the Kent

The Cedar Springs Community Players is pleased to announce its first annual comedy “Improv Night” debuting at the Kent Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Doors will open at 6:30 and the show begins at 7 p.m.

Improv comedy performance at the Kent

Phone scam hits area again

05 January 2017

  Have you gotten a telephone call saying that you have failed to report for jury duty and need to pay a fine or be arrested? It’s a scam. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, Kent County area residents are being contacted by phone by individuals claiming to be a representative of the Sheriff […]

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All things new 

05 January 2017

Pastor Robert P. Smith First Baptist Church 233 Main St, Cedar Springs, MI    New. This is a familiar word. I am the new pastor at First Baptist Church of Cedar Springs. My wife and I moved into a new home five months ago. We are new to western Michigan. We have a new mailing […]

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50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

05 January 2017

PAT & TONI BUSH “May the next 50 years be as good as your first 50 years bringing you health, happiness, and your continuing love.” Celebrate with Pat and Toni Bush on Sunday, January 15th at the Village Inn Bar/Restaurant in Pierson from 2 to 6 pm. Cash bar.   “Yes Dear.” is the secret […]

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In loving memory

05 January 2017

Richard M. Reed Sr. October 9, 1933-January 4, 2004 Not how did he die, but how did he live? Not what did he gain, but what did he give? These are the units to measure the worth Of a man as a man, regardless of birth. Not, what was his church, nor what was his […]

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Our system comes with no guarantees

05 January 2017

By Lee H. Hamilton There are a lot of dire predictions about our representative democracy out there. We’re just past a presidential election campaign in which candidates complained about a rigged political system. Now, commentators worry about the imminent failure of the American experiment. I don’t agree with these predictions of calamity. Our representative democracy […]

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Buying your first home? Follow this New Year’s plan to get fiscally fit

Buying your first home? Follow this New Year’s plan to get fiscally fit

05 January 2017

(BPT) – So buying a new home tops your list of New Year’s resolutions. As you picture the big moment—the one where you pull up to your dream home in your moving truck, sprint up and unlock your front door—you probably understand there’s something you need to do first. You need to get your finances […]

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Breathing Skies

05 January 2017

By Ranger Steve Mueller   Warm south winds brought a record high temperature to the region in late December followed by cold air being sucked in from the northwest. By early in the new year warm air was again sweeping the area. The landscape breathes in and out creating varied weather daily. Each breath is […]

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LEAP Conference

LEAP Conference

05 January 2017

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The Cedar Trails Giving Project

The Cedar Trails Giving Project

05 January 2017

Mr. Avink, Mrs. Shepard, Mrs. Graf, Mrs. Tiffany What a great giving project this year. We had money and gift cards coming in since Thanksgiving. We even heard stories of kids doing chores and emptying their piggy bank to help these kids in need. Because of this generosity, we were able to help 2 separate […]

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Sparling signs national letter of intent

Sparling signs national letter of intent

05 January 2017

Congratulations Ali Sparling on signing her national letter of intent to play basketball next year at NAIA member school Aquinas College.  Ali is pictured with her parents Tracie and Brett, as well as members of the Aquinas coaching staff.

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