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New art exhibits on display at the library OK2SAY has received over 10,000 tips from Michigan students Sparta man injured in snowmobile crash Outdoor groups for you Red Hawk sixth-grader plays baseball in national tournament
 
New art exhibits on display at the library

New art exhibits on display at the library

Since the new Cedar Springs Public Library opened last spring, it has been showing interesting works of art by local artists, and the new exhibit is no exception.

New art exhibits on display at the library
OK2SAY has received over 10,000 tips from Michigan students

OK2SAY has received over 10,000 tips from Michigan students

AG released the 2017 tips numbers, which increased 37 percent since 2016… Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced that the OK2SAY student safety program has received 10,734 tips since the program was started in September 2014

OK2SAY has received over 10,000 tips from Michigan students
Sparta man injured in snowmobile crash

Sparta man injured in snowmobile crash

A man driving a snowmobile on the White Pine Trail was injured last week when he attempted to cross an intersection in front of a pick up truck.

Sparta man injured in snowmobile crash
Outdoor groups for you

Outdoor groups for you

By Ranger Steve Mueller   The New Year is bright with opportunities for being outdoors with nature organizations. Enjoy being in the natural world with others of common interests.  There are organizations that address activity interests most important to you. Each takes a different approach and all offer enjoyable opportunities. Support some or all the […]

Outdoor groups for you
Red Hawk sixth-grader plays baseball in national tournament

Red Hawk sixth-grader plays baseball in national tournament

Walker Glyshaw, a sixth-grader at Red Hawk Elementary, experienced the excitement of playing in the 12 and under Junior National Baseball tournament at Disney over the holidays.

Red Hawk sixth-grader plays baseball in national tournament

Snowy Owls

04 January 2018

By Ranger Steve Mueller   Forty-eight transmitters were attached to Snowy Owls from North Dakota to Maine during 2013-17. The solar powered devices track movements by recording latitude, longitude and altitude. Some owls remain within a quarter mile of where they were tagged and others move hundreds of miles. “Project SNOWstorm” research focuses on winter […]

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SHIRLEY WINNER-SNELL

SHIRLEY WINNER-SNELL

04 January 2018

  Shirley Winner-Snell of Bull Shoals, Arkansas, formerly of Grand Rapids, Michigan went home to Jesus on Sunday December 31, 2017. She was born in spring of 1935 to the late Robert and Virginia Howe. Shirley married her high school sweetheart Robert “Bob” Winner in May of 1952. They lived in the Grand Rapids area […]

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JEAN L. SPANIOLO

JEAN L. SPANIOLO

04 January 2018

Jean L. Spaniolo 52 of Cedar Springs, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus. Jean was born July 19, 1965 in New York, New York the daughter of Denzil and Monica (Squires) Peiris. She was the cheer coach at Cedar Springs High School for many years. She had a passion for cooking […]

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BLANCHE NAFFZIGER

04 January 2018

  In loving memory of our dear mother, grandmother Blanche Naffziger who passed away January 7, 1999, 19 years ago. Your heart is always filled with love For everyone you know. You ask so little for yourself You reap less than you sow. It’s time your goodness is proclaimed For all the world to hear. […]

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Annual Kids & Family Expo

04 January 2018

  Fly through the DeVos Place on a zip line  The zip line will once again fly through the DeVos Place, along with the annual Kids & Family Expo. This community expo will be held on Saturday, January 27, and will focus on interactive areas, educational fun, and family activities all while encouraging families to […]

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Penny problems

04 January 2018

  After tucking their three-year-old child Sammy in for bed one night, his parents heard sobbing coming from his room. Rushing back in, they found him crying hysterically.  He managed to tell them that he had swallowed a penny and he was sure he was going to die. No amount of talking was helping. His […]

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Hometown Happenings

04 January 2018

Hometown Happenings articles are a community service for non-profit agencies only. Due to popular demand for placement in this section, we can no longer run all articles. Deadline for articles is Monday at 5 p.m. This is not guaranteed space. Articles will run as space allows. Guaranteed placement is $10, certain restrictions may apply. You […]

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Jim P. Scott

Jim P. Scott

02 January 2018

Jim P. Scott 78 of Cedar Springs passed to Heaven on Thursday, December 28, 2017. He was born January 9, 1939 in Grand Rapids, MI the son of Glenn and LoVern (Paravantes) Scott.

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Wanda M. Wagner

Wanda M. Wagner

02 January 2018

Wanda M. Wagner, 69 of Cedar Springs, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her home. Wanda was born February 2, 1948 in Grand Rapids, MI the daughter of Wayne and Stella (Roberts) White.

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School board fills vacancies

School board fills vacancies

28 December 2017

by Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Board of Education held a special meeting on Tuesday, December 19, to interview applicants for two vacancies left by the resignations of Michelle Bayink and Ted Sabinas at the last regular board meeting Monday, December 11. The board advertised for applications for the positions in last week’s paper, and […]

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