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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
Arrests made in Spencer Township homicide

Arrests made in Spencer Township homicide

17 October 2014

The Kent County Sheriff Department released the names last Friday of the six people arrested for the murder last month of Brent Luttrell, of Gowen. One of them, Christopher Paul Duncan, 29, of Lakeview, is the ex-boyfriend of Luttrell’s girlfriend, and the father of her child, who was there at the time of the home invasion.

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Local agencies train for worldwide Ebola outbreak

17 October 2014

  News came out this week that a second healthcare worker in a Dallas, Texas hospital has tested positive for the Ebola virus, after caring for a man who died there from it last week. So far, it is the only place in the U.S. affected by the virus. However, officials in Kent County aren’t […]

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Man convicted in cat killing

Man convicted in cat killing

17 October 2014

A Cedar Springs man rolled the dice and lost. Michael Patrick Stackhouse, 35, killed a cat outside his home in Cedar Springs Mobile Estates last April. He was reportedly offered a plea deal in May that would reduce his sentence if he pled guilty to a charge of animal cruelty causing death. Under the plea […]

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Four Michigan conservation officers honored for lifesaving efforts

Four Michigan conservation officers honored for lifesaving efforts

17 October 2014

The Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division recently honored four Department of Natural Resources conservation officers who worked as part of a search and rescue operation and who ultimately found a missing 2-1/2-year-old child in the woods in Newaygo County last year.

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CHARLES V. DUBRIDGE

CHARLES V. DUBRIDGE

17 October 2014

Charles V. Dubridge 85, of Cedar Springs, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at home with his family by his side. Charles was born July 21, 1929 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of Henry and Mildred (Loree) Dubridge.

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OTTO J. FORD

OTTO J. FORD

17 October 2014

Otto J. Ford 91, of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Lincoln Square Assisted Living, Grand Rapids. Otto was born May 18, 1923 in Quincy, Michigan, the son of Cecil and Luella (Newberry) Ford.

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Barry W. Harrold

Barry W. Harrold

17 October 2014

Barry W. Harrold 71, of Cedar Springs, surrounded by family went to be with our Lord, Thursday, October 9, 2014. Barry was born August 5, 1943 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the son of George and Lillian (Laski) Harrold.

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DONALD TIBBE

17 October 2014

October 15, 2003   I pray you’ll be our eyes, And watch us where we go. I pray we’ll find your light And Hold it in our hearts. Help us find a place, Guide us with your grace, Give us faith so we’ll be safe. Sadly missed by his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren  

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Peanut butter pews

17 October 2014

Pastor Kristi J. Rhodes   Hillcrest Community Church 5994 18 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs, MI 49319   Over the years, I have had the privilege of being used by God to help many people, marriages, and families through some very hard seasons in their lives. Too often, people get stuck in a bad place and […]

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Dancing, not marching

17 October 2014

There is a story about two monks walking along the road when they come to a river. A beautiful woman is standing there. She can’t figure out how to continue her journey. So one of the monks picks her up in his arms—something he was absolutely forbidden to do, for touching a woman was against […]

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