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Halloween Happenings Fall colors  Pedestrian dies in accident Trick or treat in Cedar Springs Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips John Ball Zoo goes Boo
 
Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings

Check out some of the fun, fall activities going on in our area for Halloween!

Halloween Happenings
Fall colors 

Fall colors 

We asked for your beautiful fall photos, and many of you took the time to post them on our Facebook page. The photos on this page show the splendor of the fall colors in the West Michigan area.

Fall colors 
Pedestrian dies in accident

Pedestrian dies in accident

A man was killed on 17 Mile Road in Cedar Springs about 6 p.m. Friday evening, while crossing the street. Police identified the man as Bruce Hickman, 53, of the City of Cedar Springs.

Pedestrian dies in accident
Trick or treat in Cedar Springs

Trick or treat in Cedar Springs

It’s only one week until Halloween—are you ready for a night full of fun? Does the thought greeting scores of trick or treaters make you break out in a cold sweat? Forget staying home! Pack up the kids and come out Halloween night for the Annual Cedar Springs Halloween Spooktacular in Cedar Springs!

Trick or treat in Cedar Springs
Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home

Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home

A resident in the home located on the southwest corner of Myers Lake Road and 14 Mile Road (M-57) heard two crashing sounds before a final one shook the house.

Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home
Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville

Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville

On Friday, October 17, the rain began as the national anthem was sung and just after the Cedar Springs Red Hawks honored so many brave people that have been affected by cancer in the third annual Hawks against Cancer pink game.

Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville
Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips

Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips

When cousins Bo and Luke Duke from the television series The Dukes of Hazzard named their car “The General Lee,” they had the famous General Robert E. Lee in mind. Why? The show was set in the South, so perhaps it was to capture the Southern vibe of the Duke lifestyle.

Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips
John Ball Zoo goes Boo

John Ball Zoo goes Boo

Cedar Springs’ very own Miss Great Lakes State teen 2014, Hannah Ringler, 18, is volunteering as a singing mermaid at the John Ball Zoo goes Boo event this weekend, October 25 and 26.

John Ball Zoo goes Boo

All about heating and cooling

17 October 2014

  If you are looking for someone to check out your furnace this fall, you might want to check out a new business in town—All About Heating and Cooling, at 12505 Northland Drive. Greg Gillmer, former owner of All Seasons Heating and Cooling, has 25 years of experience, and has had his own business for […]

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Consumer Advisory 

17 October 2014

  Certain antifreeze/coolant brands may damage your vehicles The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued a Stop-Use and Stop-Removal Order for antifreeze/coolant manufactured, packaged, and/or distributed prior to September 11, 2014, by the following Detroit, Michigan, companies after finding the products may cause damage to vehicle engines: State Petroleum 1 Inc. Petro-Zone […]

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Fraudulent websites posing as green dot moneypak customer support

17 October 2014

  The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received numerous complaints reporting fraudulent websites posing as MoneyPak customer support. MoneyPak is a non-reloadable, prepaid product offered by Green Dot. Complaints indicate victims locate the websites via internet search engines. Interaction between the victims and the fraudulent customer support generally occurs via telephone. The IC3 […]

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Nelson Township Library millage request

17 October 2014

The November 4, 2014 General Election ballot for Nelson Township voters will include a request for the Nelson Township Library operating millage to be restored to the original .5 mills which was approved in 1987.  Since 1987, the effect of the Headlee Amendment has reduced the levy to .3940 mills.  The November ballot request is […]

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Fresh Market: The Pinecone

Fresh Market: The Pinecone

17 October 2014

By Vicky Babcock   Consider the pinecone. While not a viable food source for humans, pinecones are invaluable to birds and mice that eat the tender seeds when other sources of food are scarce. Dried pinecones make great fire starters, with or without candle wax. They are a crafters choice for wreaths, picture frames and […]

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Elvis meets Tom Jones Tribute Performance 

Elvis meets Tom Jones Tribute Performance 

17 October 2014

Saturday, October 18, 7 p.m. Rockford American Legion Come enjoy a night of fun at the Rockford American Legion, 330 Rockford Park Drive, on Saturday, October 18, when the international award-winning performer Irv Cass does his Elvis meets Tom Jones Tribute Performance at 7 p.m. Irv Cass has performed at places such as; House of […]

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Zombies take over Grand Rapids 

17 October 2014

The 3rd annual Zombie Dash will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids. The run, with waves from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m., features a 5K course along the Grand River, including “Apocalypse Avenue,” full of junked cars and “Kill Hill,” a challenging climb up the tallest hill in Grand Rapids.

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The saga of the sewing machine ad

17 October 2014

  The following is an ad from a newspaper that appeared four days in a row—the last three hopelessly trying to correct the first day’s mistake. Monday: For sale: R. D. Jones has one sewing machine for sale.  Phone 948-0707 after 7 p.m. and ask for Mrs. Kelly who lives with him cheap. Tuesday: Notice: We regret […]

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Hometown Happenings

17 October 2014

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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Red Flannel POST

Red Flannel POST

10 October 2014

Download this week’s Red Flannel Post pages for all your Red Flannel News! RedFlannelPost4114.pdf RedFlannelPost4014.pdf RedFlannelPost3914.pdf RedFlannelPost3814.pdf

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