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Varsity wrestlers headed to state Pastor’s leader dog passes away Snowmobile races cancelled Animal Shelter staff heads to stable for some horse sense  Varsity Cheer headed to regionals What’s “bugging” you in our streams?: Volunteers needed for insect monitoring
 
Varsity wrestlers headed to state

Varsity wrestlers headed to state

For the second year in a row, four Cedar Springs Varsity wrestlers are headed to the individual state finals at the Palace at Auburn Hills March 2-4.

Varsity wrestlers headed to state
Pastor’s leader dog passes away

Pastor’s leader dog passes away

By Judy Reed In early January, we did a story about Pastor Darryl Miller and his leader dog, Rowdy. Miller, who is legally blind, is pastor at both South Ensley United Methodist Church and Sand Lake United Methodist. Rowdy, an 11-year-old black lab who was Miller’s faithful companion and seeing eye dog, needed surgery to […]

Pastor’s leader dog passes away
Snowmobile races cancelled

Snowmobile races cancelled

While many residents are enjoying the warm, spring-like temperatures we have experienced over the last week, some of the area events have suffered.

Snowmobile races cancelled
Animal Shelter staff heads to stable for some horse sense 

Animal Shelter staff heads to stable for some horse sense 

When you think of the Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) you may think of dogs and cats but Animal Control Officers (ACOs) often respond to calls regarding horses

Animal Shelter staff heads to stable for some horse sense 
Varsity Cheer headed to regionals

Varsity Cheer headed to regionals

Cedar Springs Varsity competitive cheer team is headed to regionals and one step closer to their goal of making it to the State Finals!

Varsity Cheer headed to regionals
What’s “bugging” you in our streams?: Volunteers needed for insect monitoring

What’s “bugging” you in our streams?: Volunteers needed for insect monitoring

In many cases we think bugs are a nuisance, but bugs in a stream can be very useful. Stream insects are a good measure of water quality.

What’s “bugging” you in our streams?: Volunteers needed for insect monitoring
Community survey on law enforcement

Community survey on law enforcement

09 February 2017

  Here is your chance to tell the state how your local law enforcement agency is doing, and what you’d like to see happen to make your community safer. The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) has released a community survey to help gauge public trust as it works to complete a study for […]

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Robin sightings

Robin sightings

09 February 2017

Randy Spicer, of Solon Township, sent us the photo showing a tree full of robins.

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Mild winters are harsh on Michigan roads 

Mild winters are harsh on Michigan roads 

09 February 2017

Unseasonably warm temperatures provide a nice break from Michigan’s long winter. But they also offer another break that’s not so nice.

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Red Hawk bowling results

Red Hawk bowling results

09 February 2017

January 11: Conference match against Forest Hills Northern. Boys won 21-9, Girls won 26.5-3.5. January 17: Non-conference match against Allendale. Boys lost 8-22, Girls won 22-8. January 19: Conference match against Lowell. Boys lost 3.5-26.5, Girls won 27-3. January 25: Conference match against Forest Hills Central. Boys won 18-12, Girls lost  14.5-15.5. February 1: Conference match […]

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CS Youth wrestlers battle at tournaments

CS Youth wrestlers battle at tournaments

09 February 2017

By Jacquie Troupe At the annual Lakeview Open Tournament, CSYWC had 12 kids compete with 269 other wrestlers. They finished the day 24-20. In the 2010-2012 Open 40lb division Sierra Streeter placed 4th after 4 matches that had the crowd cheering her on every time. In the 43lb class, Dawson Pike placed 4th after 4 […]

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WMP wrestlers finish in top 5

WMP wrestlers finish in top 5

09 February 2017

This weekend WMP traveled to Grand Valley State University and Lakeview. 80 lb Blake Peasley, 9/10 age group, entered the Lakeview tournament.

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Be The Referee

09 February 2017

“Be The Referee” is a series of one-minute messages designed to help educate people on the rules of different sports, to help them better understand the art of officiating, and to recruit officials. “Be The Referee” features MHSAA Assistant Director Mark Uyl’s insights on officiating. Wrestling & Technology Technology seems to grow and expand in […]

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Where do they go?

09 February 2017

  By Ranger Steve Mueller   January thaw arrives and many birds disappear from feeders. The recent warm spell with a record high temperature of 62 F recently sent a message to the birds. It caused the remaining 4 to 6 inches of snow to melt at Ody Brook. Last to disappear was ice on […]

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Kick-Start the New Year with volunteering – for your own good

Kick-Start the New Year with volunteering – for your own good

09 February 2017

Most everyone begins the New Year with a resolution involving a healthier lifestyle. Many also pledge to give back to their communities. If you have welcomed in 2017 with one or both of these on your list, consider volunteering. From national foundations with Michigan chapters to grassroots community organizations, opportunities abound to make a difference […]

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Be especially mindful with your W-2’s

Be especially mindful with your W-2’s

09 February 2017

From the BBB of Western Michigan Recently a BBB Accounts Payable Staff Member received an email from me, Phil Catlett, CEO of BBB, requesting that she wire money immediately, and to send a reply email to receive further details about where to send the funds. And had she responded to that email it would obviously […]

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