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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
“Migration in Michigan” presentation kicks off lecture series

“Migration in Michigan” presentation kicks off lecture series

28 January 2016

Bing Goei, director of the Michigan Office of New Americans, presents “Migration in Michigan” on Feb. 9 at noon in rooms D303-305 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus. Michigan is the third largest state of residence for refugees coming to the United States. Goei will discuss what immigrants need […]

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Septic truck sign

Septic truck sign

28 January 2016

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Hometown Happening

28 January 2016

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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Man killed in crash after leaving work 

Man killed in crash after leaving work 

22 January 2016

A man who was a longtime employee of Vitale’s Pizza in Cedar Springs was killed after leaving work Sunday evening, January 17, when another car hit him head on. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, William Rowan, 48, of Grand Rapids was headed southbound on White Creek Avenue, just south of 17 Mile Road, […]

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CS Historical Society receives award from city

CS Historical Society receives award from city

22 January 2016

Cedar Springs Mayor Jerry Hall presented the Cedar Springs Historical Society Representatives Fred Gunnell and Sharon Jett with the “Making a Difference Award” at the January City Council Meeting. Hall cited the museum’s contribution to our community in maintaining our history. Gunnell and Jett noted the many long hours of hard work put in by […]

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Michigan sees lowest gas prices in nation

Michigan sees lowest gas prices in nation

22 January 2016

Several gas stations in Houghton Lake waged a price war last weekend, bringing gas to well below $1 a gallon for the first time in years.

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Resolve to become a lifesaver this year

Resolve to become a lifesaver this year

22 January 2016

  Celebrate National Blood Donor month by becoming a regular blood donor From Michigan Blood Back in 1986 when he first became a blood donor, Gregg Franjione didn’t realize how much impact blood donation would have on his life. Gregg just knew that giving blood was “an easy way to help out others,” but admits he […]

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Suspect charged in Rowland purse theft

22 January 2016

  A Nelson Township woman has been charged with the theft of another woman’s purse at a local business. The theft occurred at Rowland Surplus Outlet, 130 W. Muskegon Street, on December 23. A regular customer was shopping there on December 23, and set her purse down. When she realized it was missing, employees in […]

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Prevent auto theft: Drivers reminded to Lock It or Lose It 

22 January 2016

  From the Michigan State Police A vehicle is stolen every 44 seconds in the United States, and surprisingly nearly half of those thefts occur because a door was unlocked or the keys were left in the ignition. In addition to locking your vehicle and taking your keys with you, there are many other precautions […]

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A message from the Cedar Springs Fire Department

22 January 2016

  By Fire Chief Marty Fraser The members of the Cedar Springs Fire Department would like to remind the citizens of the community that when approaching an incident scene, whether fire or accident, to please use caution and pay attention to the area. This department recently had a structure fire and a citizen drove around […]

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