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Friends of Library to hold quilt show Heart Month Winter Comes to Michigan Missing Form W-2? IRS can help Allendale Conference Tri and Shelby Homegrown flavor from an indoor garden
 
Friends of Library to hold quilt show

Friends of Library to hold quilt show

At the January 26th meeting of the CS Friends of the Library, Friend’s member Barb Grutter, of Garden Path Quilts, unveiled the gorgeous quilt that will be raffled off for the upcoming Friends Annual Quilt Show fundraiser on Saturday, March 19, 10am-4pm.

Friends of Library to hold quilt show
Heart Month

Heart Month

  The number one killer can strike anyone of any age By Mary Kuhlman, Michigan News Connection Michiganders are reminded to keep hearts on their minds as February begins, and not just the Valentine kind. It’s American Heart Month, an annual observance to bring awareness to cardiovascular disease, the nation’s number one killer. Anna Pitt […]

Heart Month
Winter Comes to Michigan

Winter Comes to Michigan

After spending decades in a basement in the eastern Upper Peninsula, a 1930s-era newsreel from the Michigan State Highway Department has resurfaced to remind us of the challenges—and the fun—of winters past.

Winter Comes to Michigan
Missing Form W-2? IRS can help

Missing Form W-2? IRS can help

Most people get their W-2 forms by the end of January. Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, shows your income and the taxes withheld from your pay for the year. You need it to file an accurate tax return. If you haven’t received your form by mid-February, here’s what you should do: • Contact your […]

Missing Form W-2? IRS can help
Allendale Conference Tri and Shelby

Allendale Conference Tri and Shelby

By Barbra Chong Cedar Springs High School Wrestling had a successful evening at Allendale’s Conference Tri Meet last Wednesday, January 27. The Red Hawks went undefeated, starting off against Forest Hills Eastern 57-9, and ending with West Catholic, 60-12. The team is currently in first place with a 4-0 record in the OK Bronze Conference. […]

Allendale Conference Tri and Shelby
Homegrown flavor from an indoor garden

Homegrown flavor from an indoor garden

By Melinda Myers Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals. From microgreens to tomatoes, it is possible to grow produce indoors. Microgreens are a quick and easy way to add some flavor and crunch to your plate. Just plant seeds labeled for sprouting or microgreens in a shallow container filled with a sterile potting or seed […]

Homegrown flavor from an indoor garden
Red Hawks split tri; Ringler earns 100th win at Midland

Red Hawks split tri; Ringler earns 100th win at Midland

28 January 2016

By Barbra Chong Cedar Springs High School Wrestling traveled to Forest Hills Northern for a Conference Tri Meet last Wednesday, January 20. Cedar Springs started the evening against the Huskies of Forest Hills Northern and claimed a victory, 57-21. Ending the night, the Red Hawks suffered a loss to long time rival Sparta, 46-19. Overall, […]

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Cedar hoops win over Kent City, Northview

28 January 2016

By Rebekah Cronk The varsity basketball team went head to head with Kent City on Tuesday, January 19. It was a close game, but the Red Hawks took the victory with an ending score of 56-49. The varsity team had three players score in double figures on Tuesday evening. Taylor VanDyke had with 15, Nikc […]

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Youth wrestlers continue to win

Youth wrestlers continue to win

28 January 2016

By Jacquie Troupe This weekend Cedar Springs youth wrestlers and their families traveled to Orchard View High School and Alma High School to participate in tournaments. Altogether 21 wrestlers participated and 10 placed in the top 4 of their divisions. Students listed placed at Orchard View Open and Novice Tournament unless otherwise noted. First place […]

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WMP wrestlers bring home more trophies

WMP wrestlers bring home more trophies

28 January 2016

By Barbra Chong West Michigan Pursuit traveled to Alma, Orchard View and Traverse City this weekend. WMP entered 24 and placed 18 in the top four. We have two Champions who remain undefeated this season, Chayson Eberspeaker, 6 & under age group and Jayden Marcano-Cruz, 7/8 age group. Special recognition to Landon Foss, who went […]

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Happy 87th Birthday

Happy 87th Birthday

28 January 2016

DONALD REED January, 30, 1929 Happy 87th Birthday Donald Reed of Sparta. Love Barb & your 7 kids

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ESTHER M. HEISS

ESTHER M. HEISS

28 January 2016

Esther M. Heiss, 87, of Cedar Springs, died Monday, January 25, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Heiss was born March 3, 1928 in Sand Lake, Michigan the daughter of Lee and Leona (Bremmer) Parker. She was a homemaker and along with her husband worked the farm and logging. She enjoyed reading, gardening and her flowers. […]

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DONALD WHITE

DONALD WHITE

28 January 2016

Donald White, age 95, of Cedar Springs, passed from this life on Monday, January 25, 2016. Don was born in Montcalm County, Michigan on August 9, 1920 to Vern and Hazel (Rogers) White

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SANDRA A. JOHNSON

SANDRA A. JOHNSON

28 January 2016

Sandra A. Johnson, 73, of Cedar Springs, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Sandra was born March 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. She was a dedicated employee of CS Manufacturing in the accounting department with 20 years of service. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, […]

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MELVIN K. BROWN

28 January 2016

  Melvin K. Brown, age 93, of Big Rapids, Michigan, and formerly of Grand Rapids, died peacefully on December 1, 2015 at home. He was born May 3, 1922 in Sparta, Michigan, and was a graduate of Cedar Springs High School, Western Michigan University, and Michigan State University. He was preceded in death by his […]

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Thank you

28 January 2016

  Thank you to all of the family and friends who were a part of our mom’s (Janet Olmsted) life celebration. The many faces, cards, flowers and memorial contributions were greatly appreciated. Phil and Shari Wesche and family Scott and Joni Olmsted and family

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