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Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake North Country Trail to travel through area Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award  2015 Wall of Honor Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape Wedded Abyss Boys track OK Bronze champions
 
Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake

Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake

Police are investigating the death of an Ensley Township man last week as a homicide. Firefighters responded to a garage fire on 128th Street, near Balsam, last Wednesday, May 13.

Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake
North Country Trail to travel through area

North Country Trail to travel through area

The North Country Trail, one of 11 National Scenic Trails, is one step closer to passing through the Cedar Springs and Solon Township areas, and Cedar Springs is one step closer to becoming a National Trail Town.

North Country Trail to travel through area
Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award 

Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award 

The Michigan EMS Practitioners Association has named Kevin Nawrot, a paramedic/FTO with Rockford Ambulance, the 2015 Michigan EMS Practitioner of the Year. “Kevin has quickly climbed the ranks to become Lead FTO and has proven to be a great role model to everyone that comes into contact with him,” said Matt McConnon, Operations Manager at […]

Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award 
2015 Wall of Honor

2015 Wall of Honor

CTA inducted five people into the Wall of Honor for 2015, joining the two inaugural inductees from 2014, Dr. DeWayne Coxon and Lexie K. Coxon.

2015 Wall of Honor
Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape

Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape

By Melinda Myers Too much or not enough water and never when you need it. That seems to be the long time plight of gardeners. Add to this extended droughts, flooding and watering bans. What is a gardener to do? Become a water wise gardener. Water wise is not just about growing drought tolerant plants or […]

Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape
Wedded Abyss

Wedded Abyss

Wedded Abyss is a comedy that anyone who is married, is in the planning process of getting married, or knows someone who is any of the above can take to heart. At some point, writer Scott Phillips hits on about every aspect of the marriage process from proposal to the fait accompli.

Wedded Abyss
Boys track OK Bronze champions

Boys track OK Bronze champions

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks boys track and field team took home the 2015 OK Bronze Conference Championship last week. After securing a number one seed during the dual season by going 5-0, the Hawks defeated the league last Friday at Forest Hills Northern.

Boys track OK Bronze champions
Queen and Court Sighting at the Cedar Springs Library Booth

Queen and Court Sighting at the Cedar Springs Library Booth

07 May 2015

  Red Flannel Queen Melissa Maguire and Court Kaleigh Keech and Ellie Ovokaitys, stopped by the Cedar Springs Library booth Community Night, April 16, to see which of the library’s 25 Summer Reading Programs set for June 8-August 5 would suit their fancy as volunteers. Each year since 2001, it has become a tradition that […]

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More than 500 drunk drivers arrested 

07 May 2015

  during MSP spring enforcement campaign Law enforcement officers from police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police in 26 counties made 532 arrests for drunk driving during the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign March 17-April 7. Of those arrested, 78 were charged under the state’s high blood alcohol content (BAC) law with […]

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Undersheriff to retire from Kent County

Undersheriff to retire from Kent County

07 May 2015

  Undersheriff Jon Hess announced last week that he plans to retire June 1. “My years at this wonderful organization have been an absolute blessing. My many positive experiences both professionally and personally will always be remembered fondly,” said Hess. “The Kent County Sheriff Department is a tremendous organization with a strong, adhesive management team […]

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Man arrested for threats against police

Man arrested for threats against police

07 May 2015

A man was arrested in Cedar Springs last month for threatening to hurt police and others. The incident occurred on April 23, when Sylvester Jacob Estes, 32, called police dispatch, from a location in Kent County and said he was going to harm police officers and others

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Red Cross seeks blood donors 

Red Cross seeks blood donors 

07 May 2015

  Donations decline during summer months The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in need by giving blood in May before the busy summer season kicks in. Blood and platelet donations often decrease when regular donors are vacationing and school is out of session, but the need […]

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Bands earn 1st division ratings

Bands earn 1st division ratings

07 May 2015

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CEDAR SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL BANDS FOR EARNING 1st DIVISION RATINGS AT THE STATE BAND FESTIVAL!!! IT’S A GREAT DAY TO BE A RED HAWK!!!

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Community Playground Build completed

Community Playground Build completed

07 May 2015

Community Playground Build completed on April 30 at Cedar Trails Elementary Kindergarten and 1st grade playgrounds. Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to support this event!

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7th grade band performs

7th grade band performs

07 May 2015

Band Teacher Adam Hendry brought members of the 7th grade band to the 4-13-15 Board of Education Meeting for a spectacular performance. What a show!

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Maple Syrup Contest

Maple Syrup Contest

07 May 2015

Congratulations to the FFA for finishing 2nd place in the “Best of the West” Maple Syrup Contest

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Cedar Trails Honor Guard

Cedar Trails Honor Guard

07 May 2015

  “Cedar Trails Honor Guard” participants from 3/31/15. Mr. Sartore selects different students each day to help him take down the flag at the end of the day. He chooses the students based on their character and if they are a “powerful” Red Hawk. The four students in these pictures are Kindergartners and they were […]

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