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Santa Claus is coming to town Christmas lights are back in town Highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 to hit motorists  Another Montcalm deer positive for CWD CTA presents Twain’s Tales 
 
Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus is coming to town

Are you ready to have yourself a merry Christmas Cedar Springs-style? Come on out and experience a day of goodwill and cheer on Saturday, December 2, when the Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce presents “Come Mingle with Kris Kringle.”

Santa Claus is coming to town
Christmas lights are back in town

Christmas lights are back in town

Downtown Cedar Springs is looking more festive and cheery than it has looked in the past decade, thanks to a partnership between the Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Development Authority, and the City of Cedar Springs.

Christmas lights are back in town
Highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 to hit motorists 

Highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 to hit motorists 

GasBuddy data shows national average gas price poised to see largest pre-Thanksgiving rise in a decade as travel increases over the holiday 

Highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 to hit motorists 
Another Montcalm deer positive for CWD

Another Montcalm deer positive for CWD

This is the second hunter-harvested CWD-positive deer in Montcalm County; three additional suspect positives awaiting confirmation

Another Montcalm deer positive for CWD
CTA presents Twain’s Tales 

CTA presents Twain’s Tales 

Creative Technologies Academy High School performers will pay tribute to the famous American storyteller, Mark Twain, in their performance of Twain’s Tales, a play written by David Taylor London.

CTA presents Twain’s Tales 

One killed in rollover crash on Northland Drive

10 November 2017

Police believe that alcohol and poor road conditions contributed to a fatal crash Thursday evening on Northland Drive, north of 18 Mile Rd, in Nelson Township. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, Patrick Todd Brecken, 21, of Plainfield Township, was headed south on Northland Drive, about 10 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, when his […]

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Post to collect toys for needy

09 November 2017

Would you like to do something special for families in need this Christmas? You can partner with us to provide toys for needy children in Kent County. The Post is participating in the Toys for Tots program again this holiday season, as a drop off site for toys.  Toys for Tots is a volunteer organization […]

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Amash to host Academy night 

09 November 2017

  Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) announced Academy Night details for third district high school students interested in learning more about the U.S. service academies. Academy Night is scheduled for Monday, November 20, 2017, at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, from 7-9 p.m. The museum is located at 303 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids. Officials […]

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Roadside drug testing pilot begins in five counties

09 November 2017

From the Michigan State Police In an effort to combat the dangers of drugged driving, five Michigan counties will participate in a one-year oral fluid roadside drug testing pilot program established by the Michigan State Police (MSP). The counties include Berrien, Delta, Kent, St. Clair and Washtenaw counties.  The Preliminary Oral Fluid Analysis pilot program […]

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Board approves funding for Mental Health Court 

09 November 2017

  This morning the Kent County Board of Commissioners accepted a $193,000 grant to institute a Mental Health Court in the County. This specialized court docket was created for certain defendants with mental illness, an approach that substitutes a problem-solving model for traditional criminal court processing. The grant comes after spending the past several months […]

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BETTY JEAN KILTS

BETTY JEAN KILTS

09 November 2017

  Betty Jean Kilts, 86 of Grant died Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Spectrum Health – Butterworth Campus from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Betty was born May 20, 1931 in Sand Lake, Michigan the daughter of Nathan and Rachel (Simmons) Wall. Betty and her late husband, Norman had owned and operated the “Chicken […]

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PETER JOHN LENAU

09 November 2017

  Peter John Lenau 62 of Sand Lake, passed away November 1, 2017 at his home. Peter was born August 18, 1955 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the son of William and Damienne (Simonin) Lenau. His favorite job was working in radio. He also worked in sales and advertising. He loved sports and was very musical […]

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GARRY RUNYON

09 November 2017

  Garry Runyon age 71 of Cedar Springs passed away October 31, 2017 at Metropolitan Hospital. He was born Dec. 10, 1945 in Grand Rapids the son of Wilbur and Mildred (Tucker) Runyon. Garry worked at various jobs which included the Rockford Papermill, Cedar Springs Stamping and Mico Industries. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting. In […]

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BARB VAN HOUTEN

09 November 2017

In loving memory of our beloved friend, Barb, who passed away 8 years ago on November 5, 2009. We talk about you so frequently, how we just have never known someone so kind and caring and non-judgmental. Your love for God, family, friends, flowers and animals made you a true blessing to whomever came into […]

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I will, until I won’t

09 November 2017

Pastor Dick Nichols Cedar Creek Community Church 2969 14 Mile Road, Sparta   We have all promised to do something and then not done it, or promised not to do something, and then did it anyway. Then too, some make promises while really never intending to do what they say. It isn’t mere coincidence that Jesus […]

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