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Crash takes lives of infant and teen New program begins to feed hungry kids School seeks input on strategic plan Michiganders urged to take precautions against norovirus Bowlers dominate in December Cedar Springs Competitive Cheer sweeps Portage Central invitational Youth small game hunt in Belding Jan. 19
 
Crash takes lives of infant and teen

Crash takes lives of infant and teen

A nine-month old baby and her 18-year-old aunt died and four others were injured in a three-car crash on M-46 (W Howard City-Edmore Rd) Sunday.

Crash takes lives of infant and teen
New program begins to feed hungry kids

New program begins to feed hungry kids

While children are in school, they receive breakfast and lunch through the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. However, over the weekend many students do not have access to the nutritional food they need.

New program begins to feed hungry kids
School seeks input on strategic plan

School seeks input on strategic plan

Cedar Springs Public Schools is excited to share that we are preparing to launch a community-driven strategic planning process. Our ambitious goal is to present the Board of Education with a draft of a comprehensive three-year strategic plan for their review in July. A final version of the plan would then be presented to the Board for their approval in August. We need your help to make this happen.

School seeks input on strategic plan
Michiganders urged to take precautions against norovirus

Michiganders urged to take precautions against norovirus

Norovirus illness often peaks in winter. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has identified increases in norovirus activity recently and is urging Michigan residents to take precautions to stay healthy.

Michiganders urged to take precautions against norovirus
Bowlers dominate in December

Bowlers dominate in December

The boys and girls Red Hawk bowling teams dominated the competition at two matches in late December. On December 19, they had a non-conference match against Allendale at Rockford Lanes. The boys won 23 to 7, and the girls won 22 to 8. On December 26, they dominated at the Park Center Lanes Christmas baker […]

Bowlers dominate in December
Cedar Springs Competitive Cheer sweeps Portage Central invitational

Cedar Springs Competitive Cheer sweeps Portage Central invitational

The first competitive cheer meet of 2019 took place on a foggy Saturday morning at Portage Central High School on January 5. Despite the challenges of illness and a limited practice schedule due to Christmas break, the Lady Red Hawks swept the invitational by earning first place in all three levels.   “We were lucky […]

Cedar Springs Competitive Cheer sweeps Portage Central invitational
Youth small game hunt in Belding Jan. 19

Youth small game hunt in Belding Jan. 19

Looking to get your young hunter out this winter? Join us for a youth small game hunt Jan. 19 at the Flat River State Game Area in Belding. This free event will be held at the Belding Sportsman’s Club, located at 10651 Youngman Road. Breakfast will start at 7:30 a.m., and lunch will also be […]

Youth small game hunt in Belding Jan. 19
Richard M. Reed Sr.

Richard M. Reed Sr.

04 January 2019

In loving memory of Richard M. Reed Sr. October 9, 1933-January 4, 2004 The Fallen Limb A limb has fallen from the family tree. I keep hearing a voice that says, “Grieve not for me. Remember the best times, the laughter, the song.  The good life I lived while I was strong. Continue my heritage, […]

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Thank You

04 January 2019

I would like to thank everyone who came to say goodbye to Steve. We were truly awed at the number of people. Thank you again, it was quite a send off for Steve. Special thanks to Mark Strpko, Marty Fraser and the Cedar Springs Fire Department for the firetruck. The family of Steve DeMull Diane, […]

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ARWIN EDWARD BREMMER

ARWIN EDWARD BREMMER

04 January 2019

Arwin Edward Bremmer, age 89, of Cedar Springs passed away Friday evening, December 28, 2018 from the results of a stroke. Arwin and Nancy (his wife of 68 years) are together again and at peace. Ed lived his whole life in Cedar Springs, except for the time he spent as a Corporal in the Army. […]

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WMP Rockford, Byron Center and Lawton results

WMP Rockford, Byron Center and Lawton results

04 January 2019

By Barbra Chong West Michigan Pursuit had a busy holiday schedule. On 12/23, WMP traveled to the West Region’s Rockford tournament. Thirteen entered the competition and twelve finished in the top four. Out of 41 battles, WMP claimed 31 victories.  61 lb Blake Werkema, 7/8 age group finished in 4th. 61 lb Desmond Smith, 7/8 […]

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Extinction of meaning

04 January 2019

By Ranger Steve Mueller A new year with new hope. Experiencing the fullness of the outdoors has been a constant theme for my nature niche articles. I will write my 500th article for the newspapers this year and many are archived on line. One needs experiences in nature to fully appreciate the natural world that […]

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CSYW Club Places 8th At Byron Center

04 January 2019

By James Streeter Twenty-nine Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers traveled to Byron Center last Sunday to compete in another MYWAY West Region tournament. The Red Hawks competed against 29 other teams on their way to placing 8th overall with a record of 64 and 51. Along with bringing home 23 medals the Hawks were 2nd in […]

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Founder of Men and  Ladies of Honor coming to Cedar Springs

Founder of Men and Ladies of Honor coming to Cedar Springs

04 January 2019

Tony Rorie, the founder and Executive Director of the Men & Ladies of Honor, will be coming to the Cedar Springs High School media center on Thursday, January 17, at 7 p.m. to speak about this character education program for youth ages 11-17 that is creating world changers for Christ all over our nation and […]

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Kent District Library Presents Let It Snow

Kent District Library Presents Let It Snow

04 January 2019

Win Prizes for Reading Your favorite winter reading program for adults is back! Kent District Library is pleased to present Let It Snow. Adults (18 and older) who participate and read a minimum of six books in different categories between January 2 and March 31 will receive a Let It Snow 2019 ceramic 15 oz. […]

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Dishwasher Repair

04 January 2019

Mrs. Smith’s dishwasher quit working, so she called a repairman. He couldn’t accommodate her with an evening appointment, and since she had to go to work the next day, she told him: “I’ll leave the key under the mat. Fix the dishwasher, leave the bill on the counter, and I’ll mail you the check. By […]

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Hometown Happenings

04 January 2019

Start your weight loss resolutions with TOPS Jan. 8: Take off pounds sensibly (TOPS), a non-profit weight loss support group for men and women, meets every Tuesday at the Resurrection Lutheran Church in Sand Lake. Your first visit is free so come check out what TOPS can do to help you reach your weigh loss […]

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