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Howard City to interview manager finalists Fire Department purchases life-saving equipment Groups donate to Library Boy Scouts collect food for pantry Community supports En Gedi fundraiser Leave wildlife in the wild WMP West Regionals results The Waif coming to the Kent Theatre
 
Howard City to interview manager finalists

Howard City to interview manager finalists

The Village of Howard City has selected four finalists to be interviewed for the job as Village Manager.

Howard City to interview manager finalists
Fire Department purchases life-saving equipment

Fire Department purchases life-saving equipment

People living in Cedar Springs who suffer sudden cardiac arrest now have a better chance of survival, thanks to new equipment recently purchased by the Cedar Springs Fire Department.

Fire Department purchases life-saving equipment
Groups donate to Library

Groups donate to Library

The Cedar Springs Public Library is nearing completion, and two local community organizations recently stepped and made donations toward the cause.

Groups donate to Library
Boy Scouts collect food for pantry

Boy Scouts collect food for pantry

Boy Scout Troop 222 recently collected hundreds of items for the United Methodist Food pantry.

Boy Scouts collect food for pantry
Community supports En Gedi fundraiser

Community supports En Gedi fundraiser

The Cedar Springs High School cafeteria was bubbling with excitement last Friday when approximately 175 attendees gathered for the one and only En Gedi annual fundraiser event.

Community supports En Gedi fundraiser
Leave wildlife in the wild

Leave wildlife in the wild

Do not take baby animals from the wild this spring. Spring is here, bringing warmer temperatures and the next generation of wildlife.

Leave wildlife in the wild
WMP West Regionals results

WMP West Regionals results

West Michigan Pursuit traveled to Caledonia for the 2016-2017 Regionals. Twenty-one individuals entered the tournament and 17 placed in the top four

WMP West Regionals results
The Waif coming to the Kent Theatre

The Waif coming to the Kent Theatre

Actors Arte Ensemble of West Michigan will present “The Waif,” (the little orphan Annie story) at the Kent Theatre on Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1.

The Waif coming to the Kent Theatre

Meijer to roll out home delivery across Midwest

16 March 2017

  Customers to get groceries and essentials from local Meijer delivered in as little as one hour; service to bring thousands of jobs  No more waiting in long lines. No more trips to the grocery store after work to pick up what you forgot. No more two-hour shopping trips. And no more buying what you […]

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New dental center coming to Cedar Springs

16 March 2017

  There will soon be another option for area residents looking for affordable dental care. The Kent County Board of Commissioners recently approved the expansion of a partnership with My Community Dental Centers (MCDC) that will include the addition of a new center in the strip mall at 14111 White Creek, just north of 17 […]

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Understanding the child and dependent care tax credit

16 March 2017

  The IRS urges people not to overlook the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit. Eligible taxpayers may be able claim it if they paid for someone to care for a child, dependent or spouse last year. Taxpayers can use the IRS Interactive Tax Assistant tool, Am I Eligible to Claim the Child and Dependent Care […]

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Tips to avoid tax scams

16 March 2017

  Attorney General Bill Schuette reminds residents that the IRS will never ask for personal information by phone or email LANSING – With tax season entering full swing, Michigan Attorney General today issued an updated consumer alert with tips to avoid the latest tax scams and IRS related scams. The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Team often sees […]

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St. Patrick

16 March 2017

Keith Caldwell CLM Cedar Springs United Methodist Church 140 S. Main St. | Cedar Springs   In early summer a Renaissance Faire comes to Morley Park for the weekend and people love to dress up like Robin Hood, King Arthur, wizards, gypsies and fairies. Many stories and legends are told and at times they are stretched […]

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Sunshine Week celebrates the public’s right to know

Sunshine Week celebrates the public’s right to know

16 March 2017

Rita Ward had a question: Why did a weekly listing of causes of death suddenly stop appearing in the local newspaper?

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DOUGLAS M. GORDON

DOUGLAS M. GORDON

16 March 2017

  Douglas M. Gordon, 67 of Cedar Springs, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at his home. Doug was born December 28, 1949 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the son of E. Raymond and Janet (Gunnell) Gordon. He graduated from Cedar Springs High School in 1968 and Michigan Tech University with a bachelor degree in Forestry. He […]

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GREGG SCHIEVINK

GREGG SCHIEVINK

16 March 2017

  Gregg Schievink, age 62 of Cedar Springs, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep at his home on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Gregg was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to George and Arlene (Reynhout) Schievink on October 13, 1954. He graduated from East Kentwood High School and worked for several years in commercial construction throughout […]

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EVELYN VANDERZEE

16 March 2017

Evelyn VanderZee age 99 of Holt passed away March 4, 2017 in Holt, Michigan. She was born January 16, 1918 in Diller Nebraska the daughter of Walter and Anna (Roseman) Eberhardt. She lived in Cedar Springs for many years. During her working years she worked at the Homestead Grocery Store where she assisted in the […]

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Competition for artists with disabilities 

16 March 2017

  Adult artists with disabilities have a chance to win $500 and have their artwork displayed in the Grand Rapids Art Museum and entered in ArtPrize 2017 thanks to the Legacy Trust Award Collection. Back for its eighth year, the Legacy Trust Award Collection is soliciting artwork from Michigan artists with disabilities for its popular […]

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