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Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration – June 29 thru July 4th Lawn mower starts car on fire Solon Township celebrates trail with ribbon cutting Three-car crash sends four to hospital CSMS boys track team finishes undefeated season DNR celebrates herpetofauna during Michigan Wildlife Weekend  Sidewalk Chalk Contest
 
Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration – June 29 thru July 4th

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration – June 29 thru July 4th

It's time to plan for your Independence Day Celebrations… the annual Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration starts on June 29th through July 4th!

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration – June 29 thru July 4th
Lawn mower starts car on fire

Lawn mower starts car on fire

What started out as a fire in the engine of a lawn mower in Nelson Township Monday turned into something bigger when it spread to the homeowner’s automobile.

Lawn mower starts car on fire
Solon Township celebrates trail with ribbon cutting

Solon Township celebrates trail with ribbon cutting

Saturday, June 10, was a perfect day for Velzy Park’s Spring fundraiser. The event, sponsored by the Velzy Park Committee and Solon Market Committee, included community sales, indoor craft sales, basket raffles donated by area businesses, a ribbon-cutting and a hotdog lunch

Solon Township celebrates trail with ribbon cutting
Three-car crash sends four to hospital

Three-car crash sends four to hospital

A Morley woman who hit another vehicle from behind Friday morning in Reynolds Township may have been distracted by one of her children trying to loosen their seat belt.

Three-car crash sends four to hospital
CSMS boys track team finishes undefeated season

CSMS boys track team finishes undefeated season

The CSMS boys track team finished its dual meet season with a third consecutive undefeated record.

CSMS boys track team finishes undefeated season
DNR celebrates herpetofauna during Michigan Wildlife Weekend 

DNR celebrates herpetofauna during Michigan Wildlife Weekend 

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will highlight herpetofauna (reptiles and amphibians) during Michigan Wildlife Weekend (June 23-25)

DNR celebrates herpetofauna during Michigan Wildlife Weekend 
Sidewalk Chalk Contest

Sidewalk Chalk Contest

The City of Cedar Springs and the Cedar Springs Community Library are teaming up to put on a free sidewalk chalk contest on Saturday, July 8, at the Cedar Springs Community Library at 107 N. Main.

Sidewalk Chalk Contest
Soccer player commits to Northern Kentucky University

Soccer player commits to Northern Kentucky University

15 June 2017

Also trying out for national Futsal team… Isaiah Schatz, a 2017 graduate of Cedar Springs High School, recently committed to a Division 1 soccer program at Northern Kentucky University as a goalkeeper.

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USMC Sports Leadership Academy to host basketball clinic

USMC Sports Leadership Academy to host basketball clinic

15 June 2017

  The United States Marine Corps Sports Leadership Academy will host a free basketball clinic June 24 at MSA Fieldhouse (5435 28th St Ct SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546). The USMC Sports Leadership Academy is a unique experience for athletes seeking skill training and leadership insights that go beyond the playing field. These nationwide sports […]

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Deer chasing coyote

15 June 2017

  By Ranger Steve Mueller   A coyote suddenly dashed from the woods, in front of Karen and me, with a deer in close pursuit. The deer was about 15 feet behind the coyote that was running for safety. The coyote looked healthy but was anxious for escape. The deer was determined to nail the […]

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Michigan Boating Week 

Michigan Boating Week 

15 June 2017

  June 10-16 highlights the freshwater state The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents and visitors to celebrate the state’s unparalleled boating opportunities and one of the best freshwater destinations in the world during Michigan Boating Week June 10-16. “Water is one of Michigan’s greatest natural resources,” said Ron Olson, chief of the DNR Parks and […]

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New FTC Website helps small businesses avoid scams/cyber attacks

New FTC Website helps small businesses avoid scams/cyber attacks

15 June 2017

Attacks can be especially devastating to small businesses; Agency provides information on how they can protect themselves… At the direction of Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen, the Federal Trade Commission has launched a new website–ftc.gov/SmallBusiness–with articles, videos, and other information aimed at helping small business owners avoid scams and protect their computers and networks from cyberattacks and other threats.

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Ryanne Donahue State Farm Agency

Ryanne Donahue State Farm Agency

15 June 2017

  Are you looking for a new place to get your insurance? Check out Ryanne Donahue State Farm Agency, located at 60 N. Main Street. Owner Ryanne Donahue said they offer Insurance and Financial services to help people protect what is important to them, prepare for the unexpected, and plan for the future! What makes […]

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Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown

Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown

15 June 2017

Up next for the Flat River Community Players is a relatively new musical, “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.” Coming to the Greenville Area Community Center in July, “Women on the Verge” is based on the 1988 Pedro Almodovar movie classic of the same title. In 2011, Bartlett Sher, Jeffrey Lane, and David Yazbek took […]

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Lifeboat

15 June 2017

  After a ship sank in the ocean, three men ended up stranded in a lifeboat. They floated around for days without food or water. One afternoon a bottle floated up to the boat. The men grabbed the bottle and when they pulled the cork out of the bottle, a genie appeared. “I’ll grant each […]

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Hometown Happenings

15 June 2017

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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Summer reading at new library

Summer reading at new library

09 June 2017

  By Judy Reed Exciting things are happening this summer at the new Cedar Springs Community Library, and Monday is just the beginning as the annual Summer Reading Program kicks off. The kickoff event to their biggest program of the year starts Monday, June 12, at 10 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. And this […]

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