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Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions! New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek Solon spaghetti dinner raises funds for township park Two Red Hawks wrestlers district champs Lady Chargers Take WMAES Tournament Title 4 life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them Free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday Ricker family fundraisers
 
Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions!

Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions!

The Cedar Springs Varsity Competitive Cheer team has been District Champs. They have even been Regional Champs.

Cedar Springs Cheer are OK White champions!
New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek

New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek

Kent County recently installed two new traffic signals at White Creek and 17 Mile Road that will hopefully cut down on crashes in that intersection.

New left turn signals at 17 Mile and White Creek
Solon spaghetti dinner raises funds for township park

Solon spaghetti dinner raises funds for township park

The mood was warm and festive, the company, in turns, warmly supportive and fiercely competitive. It was a gathering of friends, family and community motivated by a common cause—to eat—and to aid in the culmination of a dream.

Solon spaghetti dinner raises funds for township park
Two Red Hawks wrestlers district champs

Two Red Hawks wrestlers district champs

Two others placed second, and two more finished third… On Wednesday, February 8, Cedar Springs High School Wrestling hosted team Districts. Unfortunately, the Red Hawks fell short to Sparta with a final score, 33-38.

Two Red Hawks wrestlers district champs
Lady Chargers Take WMAES Tournament Title

Lady Chargers Take WMAES Tournament Title

The Lady Chargers continued to improve on their season by competing in the West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science (WMAES) Basketball Tournament

Lady Chargers Take WMAES Tournament Title
4 life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them

4 life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them

Life changes often mean tax changes. Whether it’s getting married, buying or selling a home, moving abroad or having a baby, misunderstanding the tax and financial implications of these life changes can lead to taxpayers making mistakes...

4 life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them
Free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday

Free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday

Everyone in Michigan is invited to fish for free Saturday, Feb. 18, and Sunday, Feb. 19, for the 2017 Winter Free Fishing Weekend. A license is not required to fish for those two days, but all other fishing regulations still apply.

Free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday
Ricker family fundraisers

Ricker family fundraisers

Various groups are putting on fundraisers over the next couple of weeks to help pay for medical bills for two teen brothers in our community that are battling cancer: Brison and Preston Ricker. Brison has an inoperable brain tumor (DIPG) and Preston recently had surgery for thyroid cancer. They are the sons of Brian and […]

Ricker family fundraisers
Mild winters are harsh on Michigan roads 

Mild winters are harsh on Michigan roads 

09 February 2017

Unseasonably warm temperatures provide a nice break from Michigan’s long winter. But they also offer another break that’s not so nice.

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Red Hawk bowling results

Red Hawk bowling results

09 February 2017

January 11: Conference match against Forest Hills Northern. Boys won 21-9, Girls won 26.5-3.5. January 17: Non-conference match against Allendale. Boys lost 8-22, Girls won 22-8. January 19: Conference match against Lowell. Boys lost 3.5-26.5, Girls won 27-3. January 25: Conference match against Forest Hills Central. Boys won 18-12, Girls lost  14.5-15.5. February 1: Conference match […]

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CS Youth wrestlers battle at tournaments

CS Youth wrestlers battle at tournaments

09 February 2017

By Jacquie Troupe At the annual Lakeview Open Tournament, CSYWC had 12 kids compete with 269 other wrestlers. They finished the day 24-20. In the 2010-2012 Open 40lb division Sierra Streeter placed 4th after 4 matches that had the crowd cheering her on every time. In the 43lb class, Dawson Pike placed 4th after 4 […]

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WMP wrestlers finish in top 5

WMP wrestlers finish in top 5

09 February 2017

This weekend WMP traveled to Grand Valley State University and Lakeview. 80 lb Blake Peasley, 9/10 age group, entered the Lakeview tournament.

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Be The Referee

09 February 2017

“Be The Referee” is a series of one-minute messages designed to help educate people on the rules of different sports, to help them better understand the art of officiating, and to recruit officials. “Be The Referee” features MHSAA Assistant Director Mark Uyl’s insights on officiating. Wrestling & Technology Technology seems to grow and expand in […]

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Where do they go?

09 February 2017

  By Ranger Steve Mueller   January thaw arrives and many birds disappear from feeders. The recent warm spell with a record high temperature of 62 F recently sent a message to the birds. It caused the remaining 4 to 6 inches of snow to melt at Ody Brook. Last to disappear was ice on […]

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Kick-Start the New Year with volunteering – for your own good

Kick-Start the New Year with volunteering – for your own good

09 February 2017

Most everyone begins the New Year with a resolution involving a healthier lifestyle. Many also pledge to give back to their communities. If you have welcomed in 2017 with one or both of these on your list, consider volunteering. From national foundations with Michigan chapters to grassroots community organizations, opportunities abound to make a difference […]

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Be especially mindful with your W-2’s

Be especially mindful with your W-2’s

09 February 2017

From the BBB of Western Michigan Recently a BBB Accounts Payable Staff Member received an email from me, Phil Catlett, CEO of BBB, requesting that she wire money immediately, and to send a reply email to receive further details about where to send the funds. And had she responded to that email it would obviously […]

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Five things to know about the child tax credit

09 February 2017

  The Child Tax Credit is a tax credit that may save taxpayers up to $1,000 for each eligible qualifying child. Taxpayers should make sure they qualify before they claim it. Here are five facts from the IRS on the Child Tax Credit: 1. Qualifications. For the Child Tax Credit, a qualifying child must pass several tests: […]

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David Laverne Park

David Laverne Park

09 February 2017

David Laverne Park, born May 14th 1954, passed peacefully in his home on Thursday, February 2, 2017 surrounded by his family.

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