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Man charged in gun thefts Police seek armed  robbery suspect Equestrian team takes 8th at State CS Players to perform Oscar Wilde comedy Help stock the Cedar Springs food pantry Sun shines on Red Flannel Festival Get questions answered on school bond proposal School walkathon raises $47,500
 
Man charged in gun thefts

Man charged in gun thefts

By Judy Reed A Grand Rapids man currently held in the Kent County jail on armed robbery charges was indicted last week on federal charges related to the thefts of 89 guns from the Cedar Springs Family Farm and Home in November 2017. Charles Edward Skipp, 39, is charged in United States District Court, Western […]

Man charged in gun thefts
Police seek armed  robbery suspect

Police seek armed robbery suspect

By Judy Reed The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the suspect that robbed the Chase Bank in Cedar Springs Wednesday evening, October 16.  The robbery occurred at the bank at 7 S. Main Street, shortly before 6 p.m. The suspect was armed with a handgun and fled the scene on foot with an […]

Police seek armed  robbery suspect
Equestrian team takes 8th at State

Equestrian team takes 8th at State

Congratulations to the 2019 Cedar Springs Equestrian team, who for the first time in over a decade, had an opportunity to compete in the state finals last weekend and finished in the top 10. The team ended their season with an 8th place finish in Division B at the State Finals held this past weekend […]

Equestrian team takes 8th at State
CS Players to perform Oscar Wilde comedy

CS Players to perform Oscar Wilde comedy

By Terri Riggle The Cedar Springs Community Players is pleased to present the classic comedy, “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde in October. Described by critics as being a “brilliant tour de force” and “a witty and buoyant” comedy, the play has entertained and delighted countless audiences the world over. It is enjoyed […]

CS Players to perform Oscar Wilde comedy
Help stock the Cedar Springs food pantry

Help stock the Cedar Springs food pantry

Edward Jones is collecting food now through Nov. 21E Would you like to have a chance to really make a difference in the community? Buy a few extra items when you buy groceries this week to donate to the local food pantry and drop them off at our local Edward Jones branch. The Cedar Springs […]

Help stock the Cedar Springs food pantry
Sun shines on Red Flannel Festival

Sun shines on Red Flannel Festival

It was a beautiful day for the 80th Red Flannel Festival last Saturday, October 5. Temps in the high 50s, low 60s, just cool enough for a light jacket, and the rain stayed away until the evening hours. Nancy Deyman, president of the Red Flannel Festival, estimated approximately 30,000 people attended the festivities, and she could be right—the streets and events were packed! We hope you enjoyed yourself, and by the looks of some of the photos you posted to our Facebook page, we think you did!

Sun shines on Red Flannel Festival
Get questions answered on school bond proposal

Get questions answered on school bond proposal

They will be holding public forums Tuesday, October 15 and Thursday, October 17. There will be held both days at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the 3rd floor boardroom at District Office (Hilltop), and at Beach Elementary in the evening, with a building tour at 6:30 p.m. and a meeting in the cafeteria at 7 p.m.

Get questions answered on school bond proposal
School walkathon raises $47,500

School walkathon raises $47,500

The Cedar Springs Public Schools walkathon event was held on Friday, October 4. Each elementary building walked for about 45 minutes. K–6th grade participated. “Between community business sponsors and the students raising money from pledges, we raised the most ever!” said PTO spokesperson Alyssa Ladd. The total raised was approximately $47,500.     The money […]

School walkathon raises $47,500

Kent County DPW to offer free tire disposal at two locations

18 October 2019

Kent County residents can dispose up to 10 passenger tires for free in Rockford and Byron Center, Oct. 15-18 The Kent County Department of Public Works (DPW) announced that community members can safely dispose up to 10 passenger tires for free at either the North Kent Recycling & Waste Center in Rockford or South Kent […]

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Sewer project on Oak Street

18 October 2019

The City of Cedar Springs will soon begin work to replace a sewer line on Oak Street. The project, which is set to begin on or around October 21, will be between Johnson and Robinson Streets and will include tearing up Oak Street because the sewer is located directly under the road. It means traffic will […]

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Prosecution moves ahead on football embezzlement case

18 October 2019

By Judy Reed The Kent County Prosecutor’s Office is moving ahead with charges of embezzlement against the former treasurer of the Cedar Springs Youth Football League, and dropping charges against the former president. Heather Marie Vaughn, treasurer of the 2017 board, and James Michael Crouch, former president of the 2017 board, were both charged in […]

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Click It or Ticket enforcement starts Oct. 17

18 October 2019

Law enforcement looking for unbuckled motorists; encourages safe driving Autumn in Michigan includes tailgates and bonfires, along with Halloween parties. Officers from police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police want to remind people to enjoy these activities and make safe driving choices this month as seat belt enforcement steps up across the state during the […]

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Man charged in gun thefts

Man charged in gun thefts

18 October 2019

By Judy Reed A Grand Rapids man currently held in the Kent County jail on armed robbery charges was indicted last week on federal charges related to the thefts of 89 guns from the Cedar Springs Family Farm and Home in November 2017. Charles Edward Skipp, 39, is charged in United States District Court, Western […]

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Police seek armed  robbery suspect

Police seek armed robbery suspect

18 October 2019

By Judy Reed The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the suspect that robbed the Chase Bank in Cedar Springs Wednesday evening, October 16.  The robbery occurred at the bank at 7 S. Main Street, shortly before 6 p.m. The suspect was armed with a handgun and fled the scene on foot with an […]

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Equestrian team takes 8th at State

Equestrian team takes 8th at State

18 October 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 Cedar Springs Equestrian team, who for the first time in over a decade, had an opportunity to compete in the state finals last weekend and finished in the top 10. The team ended their season with an 8th place finish in Division B at the State Finals held this past weekend […]

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CS Players to perform Oscar Wilde comedy

CS Players to perform Oscar Wilde comedy

18 October 2019

By Terri Riggle The Cedar Springs Community Players is pleased to present the classic comedy, “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde in October. Described by critics as being a “brilliant tour de force” and “a witty and buoyant” comedy, the play has entertained and delighted countless audiences the world over. It is enjoyed […]

Read the full story

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Help stock the Cedar Springs food pantry

Help stock the Cedar Springs food pantry

18 October 2019

Edward Jones is collecting food now through Nov. 21E Would you like to have a chance to really make a difference in the community? Buy a few extra items when you buy groceries this week to donate to the local food pantry and drop them off at our local Edward Jones branch. The Cedar Springs […]

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Cedar Springs runs Lowell out of first place

Cedar Springs runs Lowell out of first place

18 October 2019

By Judy Reed Cedar Springs had a lot riding on the outcome of the varsity football game against Lowell last Friday. How the rest of the season would play out would depend on what happened. If the Red Hawks won, they would take sole possession of first place in the OK-White, and that sixth win […]

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Police seek armed robbery suspect

Police seek armed robbery suspect

17 October 2019

By Judy Reed The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the suspect that robbed the Chase Bank in Cedar Springs Wednesday evening, October 16. The robbery occurred at the bank at 7 S. Main Street, shortly before 6 p.m. The suspect was armed with a handgun and fled the scene on foot with an […]

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A new queen reigns

A new queen reigns

04 October 2019

On Saturday, September 28, the 75th annual Red Flannel Queen’s Scholarship Pageant took place at Cedar Springs High School. Eleven contestants competed in this year’s pageant, which celebrated 80 years of the Red Flannel Festival.  The master of ceremonies for the evening was Cedar Springs High School teacher, David Stuart. He was joined by the […]

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Storms cause flooding in city

Storms cause flooding in city

04 October 2019

Storms that rolled through area earlier this week caused flooding in several areas around the city where Cedar Creek overflowed its bed.  Roads that were flooded included Main Street between Pine and Oak Streets; 5th Street between Pine and Cherry; and Park Street between Maple and Cherry. Is it gonna rain on our parade? More […]

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Stanton woman killed in crash

Stanton woman killed in crash

04 October 2019

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office was sent to a one-car crash near the intersection of Grow and Kroman Roads in Fairplain Township at approximately 2:06 P.M. on Sunday, September 29, 2019. The passenger died as a result of injuries sustained during the crash. The investigation revealed that a black 2008 Pontiac G6 was traveling south […]

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LIFE magazine Red Flannel photo 70th anniversary

LIFE magazine Red Flannel photo 70th anniversary

04 October 2019

On a cold November day in 1949, children in Cedar Springs households were getting dressed for school. This was a special day because Life Magazine was coming to Cedar Springs to do a feature on Red Flannel Days for their December issue.

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Truck causes wastewater spill at Cedarfield

04 October 2019

A wastewater spill occurred at the Cedarfield 55-plus Community on 17 Mile Rd Thursday after a truck ran over their clean out area. According to Gary Osborn, who works for Infrastructure Alternatives and oversees the operation of the wastewater treatment at Cedarfield, the spill occurred about 2 p.m. on October 3, when a truck delivering […]

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City Hall Corner

18 October 2019

By Mike Womack, Cedar Springs City Manager The Resurgence of the Downtown Development  Authority The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is a government board composed of local business owners and citizens whose primary job is to work on improving the downtown area of the City. The older more walkable downtown areas of cities face an uphill battle […]

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A season for everything

18 October 2019

Pastor Darryl Miller  | Sand Lake & South Ensley United Methodist Churches There’s a season for everything and a time for every matter under the heavens. (Ecclesiastes 3:1 Common English Bible)  I know it’s strange but I live in Michigan because I like it. That includes the weather. Well, most of the time. Now, if […]

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Thank You

18 October 2019

Thank you to all the friends and neighbors of Upper Lake, for your kindness and compassion on the death of Frank. Sandy & Franky Drury

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Anniversary

Anniversary

18 October 2019

JACK & RILEY LESPERANCE Jack and Riley celebrated their 14th Anniversary on October 8, 2019. They are both 80 years old. Happy Anniversary Jack & Riley!

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Obituary

Obituary

18 October 2019

Charles Frances McBride, 81, of Sand Lake, Michigan passed away peacefully on September 26th, 2019 after a long battle with cancer, and is now in the presence of Jesus, his Lord and Savior. He will be greatly missed by his family and those who fondly knew him as ‘Charlie’. Charles was born on June 16, […]

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Obituary

Obituary

18 October 2019

Karl A. Reed, 65, of Sand Lake, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at his home. Karl was born March 14, 1954 in Lakeview, MI the son of Charles and Madelin (Schnicke) Reed. He retired from Wolverine World Wide in 2014. He loved his wife and family, cooking, baking and could fix anything. He loved […]

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