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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

The haircut

23 October 2014

A young man had just gotten his driving permit.  He asked his father, who was a minister, if they could discuss his use of the car. His father said to him, “I’ll make a deal with you.  You bring your grades up, study your bible a little, and get your hair cut, then we will […]

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Hometown Happenings

23 October 2014

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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John J. Goller

John J. Goller

20 October 2014

GOLLER,  Mr. John J. Goller, aged 89 formerly of Rockford passed away Friday October 17, 2014.  He was born June 16, 1925 in Solon Township, attended the former Briggs School and Cedar Springs High School.  During WW II he served with the 35th Division, US Army and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.  He […]

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Maurice Fay Carr

17 October 2014

Mr. Maurice Fay Carr, aged 63 of rural Howard City, Ensley Township passed away Monday, October 13, 2014. Maurice was born September 4, 1951 to Archie Owen and Bernetta Jane (Pickard) Carr in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  He enjoyed anything to do with the outdoors especially fishing.  One of his greatest joys was to watch his grandchildren play sports […]

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The POST Pumpkin Coloring Contest 2014

The POST Pumpkin Coloring Contest 2014

17 October 2014

Click and print out and then color the pumpkin (below) with crayons, markers, or colored pencils, and make your funniest or scariest face.

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City approves contract with Sheriff Dept

City approves contract with Sheriff Dept

17 October 2014

This time next month, officers in the Cedar Springs Police Department will be wearing Kent County Sheriff Department uniforms. The Cedar Springs City Council voted unanimously Thursday evening, October 9, to approve a contract with the Kent County Sheriff Department for police services.

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Local non-profit looks to improve area

Local non-profit looks to improve area

17 October 2014

By Judy Reed   There are a lot of plans in the works for the corner of Main and Maple Streets and the Community Building Development Team (CBDT) hopes to be a big part of it. In addition to the new Cedar Springs Library, on the northwest corner, and the brewery on the southwest corner, […]

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Candidate forum for City Council

17 October 2014

  Please note location change Tuesday, October 28, 6:30 p.m. in the Cedar Springs Hilltop Boardroom, 204 E. Muskegon The November election is right around the corner, and there are seven people vying for four positions on the Cedar Springs City Council. There will be a candidate forum open to the public on Tuesday, October 28, […]

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Museum happy with Red Flannel showing

Museum happy with Red Flannel showing

17 October 2014

  Sharon Jett, of the The Cedar Springs Historical Society, is giving a big thumbs up for all the volunteers that helped on Red Flannel Day, and is excited about all the people that visited the Cedar Springs Museum in Morley Park. “Many hours were spent to get it (the float) just right to match […]

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Help stock the Cedar Springs food pantry

17 October 2014

  Edward Jones is collecting food Oct. 16-Nov. 14   Would you like to have a chance to really make a difference in the community? Buy a few extra items when you buy groceries this week to donate to the local food pantry and drop them off at our local Edward Jones branch. The Cedar […]

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