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Cedar Springs Village life a century ago Kent County Libraries join forces to increase student reading scores Don’t forget about mandatory muskie harvest registration Step challenge results in donation to Cedar Springs Public Library Red Hawk cheer teams tear up the mat Honors band performs
 
Cedar Springs Village life a century ago

Cedar Springs Village life a century ago

Contributed by Sharon Jett, Cedar Springs Historical Society Picture our small town in 1890. Many of its dirt streets were lined with maple trees. We had wooden sidewalks and gas street lamps. From George and W.J. Hake’s blacksmith shop the sharp ringing sounds of hot iron being pounded into shape could be heard. They made cant […]

Cedar Springs Village life a century ago
Kent County Libraries join forces to increase student reading scores

Kent County Libraries join forces to increase student reading scores

All of the libraries in Kent County have teamed up with the Kent Intermediate School District and the Literacy Center of West Michigan to form Partners in Reading Success. The group is pleased to launch Mission Read, a reading program designed to help young and beginning readers pass new Michigan reading proficiency requirements. The mission […]

Kent County Libraries join forces to increase student reading scores
Don’t forget about mandatory muskie harvest registration

Don’t forget about mandatory muskie harvest registration

With Michigan’s ice-fishing season well underway, the DNR reminds anglers who harvest a muskellunge that there is mandatory registration. The muskie harvest limit is one fish per angler per license year. A muskellunge harvest must be reported within 24 hours of the catch. Reports can be made online through the DNR’s Harvest Reporting System at […]

Don’t forget about mandatory muskie harvest registration
Step challenge results in donation to Cedar Springs Public Library

Step challenge results in donation to Cedar Springs Public Library

The 14 branches of ChoiceOne Bank recently took part in a step challenge. Not only did it promote a healthy lifestyle choice, but it was a means to give back to the community as well. The branch with the most steps at the end of the challenge would get to donate a $500 check to […]

Step challenge results in donation to Cedar Springs Public Library
Red Hawk cheer teams tear up the mat

Red Hawk cheer teams tear up the mat

The OK White Conference opener was held at Forest Hills Central High School on January 9. The Cedar Springs Varsity team dominated the meet against conference rivals Forest Hills Northern, Forest Hills Central, Northview, and Lowell and finished with a combined round three score of 750.02, with the second place team trailing behind by 91.64 […]

Red Hawk cheer teams tear up the mat
Honors band performs

Honors band performs

On the first week back to school, a select few Cedar Springs Middle and High School students were a part of Honors Band at Orchard View High School in Muskegon, on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.  The kids got to spend the day learning new music and putting on a performance at the end of the […]

Honors band performs
Dear Mom and Dad: Cool it

Dear Mom and Dad: Cool it

10 January 2019

Dear Mom and Dad: Cool it Niehoff is Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations, and Uyl is Executive Director of the Michigan High School Athletic Association By Karissa Niehoff and Mark Uyl If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Michigan, this message is […]

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Wild game dinner

10 January 2019

The 7th annual Cedar Springs Athletic Boosters Wild Game dinner is Saturday, February 16 at 5:30 p.m. at English Hills Terrace. This is a new location and will include a full buffet meal, gun raffles, silent auction, games, and much more. Sure to be a fun evening while supporting our athletes here at Cedar Springs. […]

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Armchair Naturalist

10 January 2019

By Ranger Steve Mueller I am becoming more of an armchair naturalist and I expect other senior nature explorers are finding that necessary. I appreciate the inquiries and well wishes I have received. On bird count Saturday I planned to arrive for the intro and head home for a family day celebrating Christmas with relatives. […]

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DNR welcomes new director

DNR welcomes new director

10 January 2019

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently announced appointments for several state agencies, including Daniel Eichinger, who joins the DNR as the department’s new director. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently announced appointments for several state agencies, including Daniel Eichinger, who joins the DNR as the department’s new director. Eichinger most recently served as executive director of Michigan United Conservation […]

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Who’s in Charge

10 January 2019

Two dogs and a cat died and went to heaven.  They all arrived at the pearly gates at the same time, and St. Peter was there to greet them. They could see the Lord sitting on his throne behind St. Peter. St. Peter spoke to the German Shepherd first. “Tell me what you have done […]

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Hometown Happenings

10 January 2019

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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Start 2019 by resolving to avoid these common scams

04 January 2019

From the Western Michigan Better Business Bureau Happy New Year. As we welcome 2019, many people will be making New Year’s resolutions. Often these have to do with living healthy and secure lives. The Better Business Bureau wants to help in that regard by encouraging everyone to resolve to avoid some of the most common […]

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Traffic fatalities increased during holiday

04 January 2019

Drive sober or get pulled over campaign ran through December Preliminary reports by the Michigan State Police (MSP) show 10 people lost their lives in nine separate traffic crashes during the 2018 Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness and Reduction Efforts) Lifesaver Weekend.  The fatalities more than double in comparison to the four people who lost their […]

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Mackinac Center tracks Lawmakers’ missed votes

04 January 2019

Lawmakers missed 1,671 roll call votes in 2018  MIDLAND — Michigan’s 38 senators and 110 representatives missed 1,671 roll call votes in 2018 according to the Missed Votes Report compiled by Jack McHugh, editor of MichiganVotes.org. For the full two years of the 99th Michigan Legislature (2017-2018), the missed votes total was 3,461. Nine senators […]

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Made new through Christ

04 January 2019

As we end one year and look to a new one, we pause to take inventory. In a rare moment of reflection and honest self-assessment, we admit our failures. We pledge to learn from them and move toward a better future. We all want to be better, to live our lives more fully and to […]

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