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It’s time for football! Teen hurt in rollover crash Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport Varsity Boys tennis begins new season Four tire tips for teen drivers Tips for taming back-to-school stress
 
It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

Saturday, August 29, marks the first game of the 2015 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They will host the Comstock Park Panthers at Grand Valley State University Lubbers Stadium, in the brand new GRidiron classic, at 4 p.m. The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) partnered with […]

It’s time for football!
Teen hurt in rollover crash

Teen hurt in rollover crash

A Plainfield Township teen was sent to the hospital Wednesday evening with life-threatening injuries after a collision in Courtland Township. The accident happened about 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, at 13 Mile and Myers Lake Roads. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, a Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Matthew Gorkowski, 17, of Sparta, was traveling […]

Teen hurt in rollover crash
Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

  by Judy Reed The churches in the Cedar Springs area are pretty good at making history. In 2009, eight area churches joined together in Morley Park to worship together, something rare in most communities. Last Saturday, August 23, the churches met together in Morley Park for their seventh UNITED service, and did something no […]

Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees
Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

Dean and Kristie Wall, owners of Dean’s Excavating in Sand Lake, attended a fundraiser at Frederik Meijer Gardens this past spring. At the auction there, they purchased a certificate allowing them the chance to go to the very top of the Mackinac Bridge.

Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge
Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport

Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport

Roy Beasley grew up fishing, but when he discovered bowhunting, he changed his technique. He became a bowfisherman.

Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport
Varsity Boys tennis begins new season

Varsity Boys tennis begins new season

The Cedar Springs varsity boy’s tennis team began their new season by traveling to Sparta on August 19, for the Sparta Invitational. The Red Hawk singles and doubles tennis players competed against Sparta, Coopersville and Fremont, which ended in a third place finish for the team.

Varsity Boys tennis begins new season
Four tire tips for teen drivers

Four tire tips for teen drivers

(BPT) – Getting a driver’s license is a pivotal moment for many teens, and with the privilege of driving comes greater freedom and independence. For parents, this can be both a moment of great pride and overwhelming anxiety. In 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that drivers 19-years-old and younger were more […]

Four tire tips for teen drivers
Tips for taming back-to-school stress

Tips for taming back-to-school stress

What you can do to help your anxious student Do you or your child have the back-to-school blues? If so, you’re not the only ones. Saying goodbye to slower summer days can be difficult.

Tips for taming back-to-school stress
GARY & HELEN JOHNSON

GARY & HELEN JOHNSON

20 August 2015

50th Anniversary GARY & HELEN JOHNSON Please join us as we celebrate 50 wonderful years of marriage on Saturday, August 29th at 2 pm at our home, 1401 – 19 Mile Rd, Cedar Springs. We are celebrating 50 years of growing old together and hosting an open hours party. Call 616-696-1086 if you need directions […]

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ChoiceOne Bank supports Cherry Health with $50,000 Donation

ChoiceOne Bank supports Cherry Health with $50,000 Donation

20 August 2015

ChoiceOne Bank is providing a donation totaling $50,000 over two years to Cherry Health, an independent nonprofit and comprehensive primary health care provider. Jim Bosserd, Chief Executive Officer of ChoiceOne Bank, said the money is targeted to fund an overall project totaling $1.17 million, and will go toward two projects in Cedar Springs and Grand […]

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Coldbreak Brewing coming to town

20 August 2015

  Area residents who like to make their own craft beer will no longer have to drive to Grand Rapids for supplies. Coldbreak Brewing, a home brewing business currently located in Marne, will be moving into 81 N. Main, the former home of Liquor Hut. The Cedar Springs Brewing Company bought the building earlier this […]

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Advance Auto Parts

20 August 2015

  Construction is nearing completion on the Advance Auto Parts store on 17 Mile Road. The auto parts store, located on the lot where the Family Fare gas station used to be, is looking to open in late September, according to Laurie Stacy, of Advance Auto’s media relations department. Employees of CarQuest, located at 70 […]

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ASK SCORE: Customer service

20 August 2015

  Build customer loyalty by exceeding expectations   So much lip service has been paid to customer service that it’s sounding like a tired cliche these days. In today’s business world, it is not enough to simply say that the customer comes first. Customers know the difference between mediocre service, good service and exceptional service. […]

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Make Vision Health a Priority

Make Vision Health a Priority

20 August 2015

How sight affects learning in children, teens (Family Features) As children and teens gear up for another year of studies, parents should be aware of often overlooked obstacles that may hinder academic success: vision problems. Challenges with learning and performance Living in a visual world, almost 80 percent of what children learn through age 12 […]

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Survival tools for dorm-dwellers

Survival tools for dorm-dwellers

20 August 2015

(BPT) – College is full of milestone moments, both wonderful (walking across the stage to get your diploma) and not-so-great (realizing your sick roommate has sneezed all over your desk and mom and her Clorox wipes are miles away). Dorm-dwelling is a rite of passage for many college students; 40 percent of full-time students at […]

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Welcome back

Welcome back

20 August 2015

Dear Cedar Springs Public Schools Families: Welcome back to school for the 2015-16 school year!  It is my hope you enjoyed the last few months doing the things you love to do during our beautiful Michigan summers.  I can assure you that you have been missed.  Our students and families fill our schools with excitement […]

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Orientation & Open House Schedule

20 August 2015

Orientation & Open House Schedule 2015-2016 School Year August 31, Monday High School – Orientation 9th Grade – 12:00 pm 10th Grade – 8:00 am 11th Grade – 9:15 am 12th  Grade – 10:30 am   September 1,  Tuesday New Beginnings  – 5:30   Red Hawk Elementary  Team B (VanderLugt, Elenbaas, Gariepy, NEW)  – 5:30 pm […]

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Campus Kids – Before and After School Care

20 August 2015

  We are currently accepting registrations for Before and After School Care.  We are located in Cedar Trails Elementary on the Cedar Springs School campus.  We are open Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 8:30am and 3:30pm to 6:00pm beginning September 8, 2015. The cost is $8.00 for Before School care and $8.00 for After School care […]

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