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Man takes own life after setting fire to home A way to remember: the Avenue of Flags Odyssey of the Mind team at World Finals Honor Celebration for Men and Ladies of Honor Team wins Cherry Capital Cup championship Caution can help prevent human-caused wildfires
 
Man takes own life after setting fire to home

Man takes own life after setting fire to home

When Paul Schrier visited Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral home last Friday morning, he walked by a man sitting in his vehicle with the window down and gave him a friendly hello. He doesn’t remember if the man responded.

Man takes own life after setting fire to home
A way to remember: the Avenue of Flags

A way to remember: the Avenue of Flags

By Judy Reed It’s a majestic site each Memorial Day—hundreds of flags standing proudly, unfurled in the breeze, against the pale blue of a sun-drenched sky. They line the avenue that winds through Elmwood Cemetery on Northland Drive in Cedar Springs. They are beautiful to look at, but what is the story behind them? According […]

A way to remember: the Avenue of Flags
Odyssey of the Mind team at World Finals

Odyssey of the Mind team at World Finals

The Cedar Springs Odyssey of the Mind team, coaches, families and fans are heading to the World Finals competition in Ames Iowa!  Opening ceremony was last evening, Wednesday May 23 and the awards ceremony is Saturday May 26. 

Odyssey of the Mind team at World Finals
Honor Celebration for Men and Ladies of Honor

Honor Celebration for Men and Ladies of Honor

The Cedar Springs Men and Ladies of Honor held their first annual “Honors Celebration” at Cedar Springs Middle School on Friday evening, May 11.

Honor Celebration for Men and Ladies of Honor
Team wins Cherry Capital Cup championship

Team wins Cherry Capital Cup championship

This past weekend (May 19-20) the CASSA Tri-Hawks U12 girls team participated in the Cherry Capital Cup Tournament in Traverse City in the Silver Division and came away winners.

Team wins Cherry Capital Cup championship
Caution can help prevent human-caused wildfires

Caution can help prevent human-caused wildfires

It was a snowy day near Grayling in March, 1990. A homeowner had recently cleared a section of land and planned to burn the resulting brush piles. Logs and branches were piled high, ignited and monitored.

Caution can help prevent human-caused wildfires
Science Outside Of Textbooks

Science Outside Of Textbooks

17 May 2018

CTAs Environmental Physics teacher, Mr. Fredrickson, is spending time with students getting them to apply their semester-long textbook learnings to hands-on experiments and projects.

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The Fred Factor in Action

The Fred Factor in Action

17 May 2018

  The past couple of weeks the high school Leadership and Followership students have been learning about “The Fred Factor.” They read and analyzed the book, “The Fred Factor” by Mark Sanborn which defined a “Fred” as someone who goes above and beyond. They have not only been identifying “Freds” in their lives, but are […]

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Spring Fling Raises Funds for CTA

Spring Fling Raises Funds for CTA

17 May 2018

The CTA Parents Association Spring Fling was a huge success despite the rainy evening which resulted in moving the event indoors.

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Three new sports added to the Meijer State Games 

Three new sports added to the Meijer State Games 

17 May 2018

Registration is open for most sports  Grand Rapids, Mich., May 15, 2018 — The Meijer State Games of Michigan will showcase three new sports at the 2018 Summer Games. The three sports that will be added to the Summer Games lineup this year are: Footgolf, BB Gun/Air Rifle/Air Pistol and Archery Tag. The Meijer State […]

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JV Baseball loses to Northview

17 May 2018

  The Cedar Springs Red Hawks JV baseball team played a three game set against Northview last week.   Games 1 and 2 were played Monday, May 7.  Game 1 went nine innings with Northview coming out on top 9-8. Connor Ellison and Trenton Snoeyink pitched a great game but, again, errors cost the Red Hawks the […]

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MHSAA Representative Council Selects Mark Uyl as Next Executive Director

MHSAA Representative Council Selects Mark Uyl as Next Executive Director

17 May 2018

  EAST LANSING, Mich. – Mark Uyl, formerly a high school teacher, coach and administrator and currently an assistant director for the Michigan High School Athletic Association and one of the nation’s most respected voices in sports officiating, has been selected as the next executive director of the MHSAA by its Representative Council. He will succeed […]

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DNR reminds boaters to put safety first

DNR reminds boaters to put safety first

17 May 2018

  National Safe Boating Week set for May 19-25 As boating season nears, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers encourage boaters to protect themselves and others by following important safety tips. Saturday, May 19, marks the start of National Safe Boating Week and the DNR wants all Michigan residents and visitors to have fun while exercising […]

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Butterfly counts

17 May 2018

  By Ranger Steve Mueller   Mark your calendars. Butterfly count participants will receive Mo Nielsen’s book Michigan Butterflies and Skippers as a bonus. Discover butterflies in a variety of local habitats with people knowledgeable in butterfly identification. It is a great way to begin learning some of the 170 species known to Michigan. Join […]

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Spectrum Health United Hospital earns award

Spectrum Health United Hospital earns award

17 May 2018

Receives Outstanding Patient Experience award for second year... Spectrum Health United Hospital announced this week that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

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New cider taproom coming to town

17 May 2018

  According to an article published this week at MiBiz.com, Ada-based Sietsema Cider LLC,  will be opening a second tasting room at 70 N. Main Street, in the old Car Quest building, across the street from Cedar Springs Brewing Company. They have reportedly leased 1,350 square feet of space in the building, and will apply […]

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