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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
Women’s Club awards scholarship

Women’s Club awards scholarship

09 June 2017

by Sue Harrison Every year since 1990, the Cedar Springs Women’s Club has awarded an annual scholarship to a female, of any age, who resides in the Cedar Springs Public School District who is considering any type of skill training or degree program. The award is given based on a competitive process that considers personal and academic achievement, as well […]

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Summer fun in Cedar Springs

09 June 2017

  If you are looking for something to do this weekend, check out what’s happening in Cedar Springs and the surrounding area. Thursday morning, June 8, CS Brewing Farmers Market:  Cedar Springs Brewing Co., at the corner of Main and W. Maple Streets, will be hosting its first CSBrew Farmers Market of the season behind […]

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Stanton native protects Middle East skies over Bahrain    

Stanton native protects Middle East skies over Bahrain    

09 June 2017

By Lt. Philip Fortnam, Navy Office of Community Outreach   U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS—A 1977 Central Montcalm graduate and Stanton, Michigan native is a part of a Navy team tasked to protect the skies over the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Cmdr. Catherine McDonald is a family nurse practitioner, at an expeditionary […]

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MSP 133rd Trooper recruit school begins 

09 June 2017

Largest Class of Prospective Troopers Since 2000  This week, 159 prospective state troopers started the first of 26 weeks of training at the Michigan State Police (MSP) Training Academy in Lansing. Included in that class is Kaitlin VanPutten, of Kent City, and Austin VanHorn, of Greenville. These prospective troopers are part of the 133rd Trooper […]

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Hannah Heintzelman commits to MCC

Hannah Heintzelman commits to MCC

09 June 2017

Hannah Heintzelman will be running Cross Country and Track for Muskegon Community College next fall.

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Rockford Area Kids Triathlon

Rockford Area Kids Triathlon

09 June 2017

The 13th Annual Rockford Area Kids Triathlon is set to be held on Saturday July 8, 2017 at the Rockford High School.  Races will start at 9:00am and participants should arrive an hour before race time. This is a swim/bike/run event for children age 2-17 sponsored by the Rockford Public Safety, Kent County Sheriff’s Department, […]

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It’s best to leave snakes be

It’s best to leave snakes be

09 June 2017

  Michigan is home to 18 different species of snakes, 17 of which are harmless to humans The Michigan Department of Natural Resources gets many questions this time of year about Michigan’s snakes. Eighteen different species of snake call Michigan home, but only one of them poses any real harm to humans. “Whether you think snakes […]

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The Spirit moves through us

09 June 2017

Pastor Inge Whittemore East Nelson United Methodist Church 9024 18 Mile Rd, Cedar Springs   Before Jesus was taken to heaven, he had spent time with his disciples opening their hearts and minds to the scriptures. He taught them and then assured them that they would not be left alone to try to forge ahead […]

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CURTIS D. MORRIS

CURTIS D. MORRIS

09 June 2017

Curtis D. Morris, 63 of Morley died Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Spectrum Health – Butterworth Campus. Curt was born October 9, 1953 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the son of Billy and Wanda (Parker) Morris. He worked for Elston-Richards for 23 years and loved hunting, fishing and mushroom hunting. Surviving are his significant other, Julie […]

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Look Who’s Turning 90!

Look Who’s Turning 90!

09 June 2017

ARLENE HYRNS MYERS Her children are having a get together on June 17th at Ensley Township Hall from 1 to 4 pm. The address is 7163 – 120th St. Sand Lake. All family and friends are invited.

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