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Santa Claus is coming to town Christmas lights are back in town Highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 to hit motorists  Another Montcalm deer positive for CWD CTA presents Twain’s Tales 
 
Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus is coming to town

Are you ready to have yourself a merry Christmas Cedar Springs-style? Come on out and experience a day of goodwill and cheer on Saturday, December 2, when the Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce presents “Come Mingle with Kris Kringle.”

Santa Claus is coming to town
Christmas lights are back in town

Christmas lights are back in town

Downtown Cedar Springs is looking more festive and cheery than it has looked in the past decade, thanks to a partnership between the Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Development Authority, and the City of Cedar Springs.

Christmas lights are back in town
Highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 to hit motorists 

Highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 to hit motorists 

GasBuddy data shows national average gas price poised to see largest pre-Thanksgiving rise in a decade as travel increases over the holiday 

Highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 to hit motorists 
Another Montcalm deer positive for CWD

Another Montcalm deer positive for CWD

This is the second hunter-harvested CWD-positive deer in Montcalm County; three additional suspect positives awaiting confirmation

Another Montcalm deer positive for CWD
CTA presents Twain’s Tales 

CTA presents Twain’s Tales 

Creative Technologies Academy High School performers will pay tribute to the famous American storyteller, Mark Twain, in their performance of Twain’s Tales, a play written by David Taylor London.

CTA presents Twain’s Tales 
City swears in winners of election

City swears in winners of election

16 November 2017

There is a new face on the Cedar Springs City Council after last week’s election. Lisa Atchison was sworn in Thursday evening, November 9, along with Gerald Hall

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One killed in rollover crash on Northland Drive

One killed in rollover crash on Northland Drive

16 November 2017

Police believe that alcohol and poor road conditions contributed to a fatal crash last week on Northland Drive, north of 18 Mile Rd, in Nelson Township.

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Reward offered for information in gun theft

16 November 2017

  A reward of $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to recovering the guns stolen recently from the Family Farm and Home in Cedar Springs. According to Sgt. Joel Roon, with the Kent County Sheriff Department, ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) is putting up $2,500, and the National Shooting Sports Association is matching […]

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GR Fire promotes Algoma man 

GR Fire promotes Algoma man 

16 November 2017

On Tuesday, November 07, 2017, the Grand Rapids Fire Department promoted Battalion Chief Ronald G. Tennant, of Algoma Township, to Deputy Fire Chief, support services.

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Consultant to CS Board: “You have to start working together”

16 November 2017

By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Board of Education heard some straight talk last month from the MASB consultant who went over the results of the board’s self-assessment. Scott Morrell, from the Michigan Association of School Boards, told the Cedar Springs Board of Education that when he looks at them, he sees possibilities. But when […]

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Board of Education adopts governance standards

16 November 2017

  The Cedar Springs Board of Education took a major step toward demonstrating its commitment to governing effectively on behalf of the students and communities it serves by formally adopting the Board of Education Governance Standards at its meeting on November 13, 2017.   “After working with Mr. Scott Morrell, from the Michigan Association of School […]

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Fight breaks out near US Post office

16 November 2017

  The Kent County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the area of the U.S. Post Office on Cherry Street, in Cedar Springs, on Monday evening, November 13, at about 8:55 p.m., to a large fight involving 10-15 people. According to Sgt. Joel Roon, there were conflicting statements as to who started the fight. Minor injuries […]

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City changes water meter reading schedule

City changes water meter reading schedule

16 November 2017

Many residents in the City of Cedar Springs will notice that this month’s water bill shows that it is an estimated reading. That is because the City will temporarily go to quarterly manual readings, with two months estimated and the third month being an actual reading, while they continue the process of upgrading all water […]

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Dangerous Months for Deer/Vehicle Crashes 

Dangerous Months for Deer/Vehicle Crashes 

16 November 2017

The three most dangerous months for deer/vehicle crashes are October, November, and December, and motorists should be aware that these crashes cause more than just damage to the vehicle. Deer/vehicle crashes resulted in 1,240 injuries and 14 deaths last year. Nine of the fatalities were motorcyclists. In the Great Lakes State, there is an average […]

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Contentment and happiness

16 November 2017

Pastor Ryan Black Cedar Springs Christian Church 340 West Pine Street, Cedar Springs   Man is always searching for that which promises happiness, but rarely finds it because he looks to the world for things to make him happy. So where can true happiness be found? Our unhappiness is not due to our lack of […]

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