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Goodbye Mr. Horowitz Congratulations, graduates! Bridge work Free fishing, off-roading and state park entry Four Red Hawks Compete at State Finals
 
Goodbye Mr. Horowitz

Goodbye Mr. Horowitz

by Lois Allen The heartbeat of Red Flannel Country skipped a beat with the passing of one of its most infamous residents, Steve Horowitz. It was unforeseen and unexpected. Steve’s infectious enthusiasm was contagious. He approached life with a passion.  A Grand Rapids native, he furthered his education at Western Michigan University, eventually landing a […]

Goodbye Mr. Horowitz
Congratulations, graduates!

Congratulations, graduates!

By Judy Reed Hundreds of kids across northern Kent County stepped out into a brave new world the last couple of weeks, as they graduated high school. They are now getting ready to embark on a brand new journey, and we wish them all the best as they go out to make the world a […]

Congratulations, graduates!
Bridge work

Bridge work

A lot of people have been complaining that it’s taken a long time to see any progress on the Cedar Creek bridge project. According to the City of Cedar Springs, the City’s contractors had to work through a number of complex water, sewer and fiberoptic problems before finally breaking asphalt on the Main St. bridge […]

Bridge work
Free fishing, off-roading and state park entry

Free fishing, off-roading and state park entry

Enjoy it all during Michigan’s “Three Free Weekend” June 11-12 The Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages everyone to take advantage of “Three Free Weekend,” Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, two full days when residents and out-of-state visitors can grab a fishing rod, ride the off-road trails and visit state parks and boating […]

Free fishing, off-roading and state park entry
Four Red Hawks Compete at State Finals

Four Red Hawks Compete at State Finals

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks sent four athletes to the Division I State Track and Field Finals this past Saturday.  The Championship event was held a short trip down Northland Drive at Rockford High School. The meet featured hundreds of athletes from across the State who qualified in Regional competition two weeks ago.  Two of […]

Four Red Hawks Compete at State Finals

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17 June 2022

June 27: Board of Education Meeting at 6:15 p.m. July 11: Board of Education Meeting at 6:45 p.m. August 8: Board of Education Meeting at 6:45 p.m. August 22: Board of Education Meeting at 6:15 p.m. August 24: First Day of School 2022-2023  Academic Calendar The 2022-2023 academic calendar for Cedar Springs Public Schools is […]

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Cedar Springs Athletic Information

Cedar Springs Athletic Information

17 June 2022

Strength and condition training for all Red Hawk athletes will be taking place at Cedar Springs Red Hawk Stadium this summer. June 6 – July 29 (Monday-Friday) 7 – 8:30 a.m. Varsity Football 8:30 – 10 a.m. Boys Sports 10 -11:30 a.m. Girls Sports 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Middle School Tryouts for fall athletics […]

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‘A Year to Volunteer’ crew makes big impact at Grand Haven State Park

‘A Year to Volunteer’ crew makes big impact at Grand Haven State Park

17 June 2022

Deciding to travel with a purpose in their retirement, Phil and Shar Roos started “A Year to Volunteer” in February 2020. This RV-centric volunteer nonprofit organization rallies people from all over the country to take part in fun and beneficial volunteer projects! During their recent Michigan visit, 23 volunteers representing 11 different states contributed 1,300 […]

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New law prohibits water access when risks are present

New law prohibits water access when risks are present

17 June 2022

If your plans include swimming, especially along the Great Lakes, be sure to brush up on beach safety before anyone goes near the water. In an ongoing effort to create more protections for visitors, Land Use Order 5.1.6 now prohibits people from accessing the water from a state-managed beach when risks to human health and […]

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Pheasant Fridays: pollinators, wildlife habitat and more

Pheasant Fridays: pollinators, wildlife habitat and more

17 June 2022

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend half a day outdoors, mark the calendar for an upcoming Pheasant Friday: special events hosted at different state parks in southern Michigan throughout June, July, August and September. The DNR is partnering with Pheasants Forever on the program. It is open to kids and adults, though […]

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DNR asks anglers to share details of muskellunge fishing trips

DNR asks anglers to share details of muskellunge fishing trips

17 June 2022

If you’re fishing for muskellunge this year, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources wants to hear from you. The DNR is asking people who fish for muskie to help with its ongoing efforts to investigate these fish by reporting through the DNR’s online muskellunge angler survey at https://www.research.net/r/MIMuskieSurvey?utm_campaign=muskie+surveyandutm_medium=prandutm_source=govdelivery. Since 2014, this survey has gathered information […]

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What to do if you can’t pay your rent

What to do if you can’t pay your rent

17 June 2022

From Take Charge America Steps for renters struggling with payments, facing eviction PHOENIX – (June 14, 2022) – As housing costs keep climbing across the country, more than 11 million Americans report being behind on rent payments, according to Surgo Ventures. Add in inflation and other economic uncertainties, and millions more are on the brink […]

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Lake Life Farms

Lake Life Farms

17 June 2022

Lake Life Farms, a new family-owned cannabis company located at 4116 17 Mile Rd, in Cedar Springs, recently held their grand opening. This new deli-styledispensary allows you to smell and inspect your flower before purchasing. They feel that makes for a better shopping experience for the customer because customers will know what they are getting. […]

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Some tax considerations for people who are separating or divorcing

Some tax considerations for people who are separating or divorcing

17 June 2022

From the IRS When people go through a legal separation or divorce, the change in their relationship status also affects their tax situation. The IRS considers a couple married for filing purposes until they get a final decree of divorce or separate maintenance. Update withholding When someone becomes divorced or separated, they usually need to […]

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STEVEN ABE HOROWITZ

STEVEN ABE HOROWITZ

17 June 2022

1949-2022 Steve wasn’t a formal kind of guy, so I’ll dispense with the usual obituary-speak. Mention his name in any of the places he spent time (Grand Rapids, Cedar Springs, Howard City, Lakeview, Coral and Mackinac Island) and the response will be pretty much the same: “Great guy!,” “So generous,” “Animal lover,” “Good son,” “Best […]

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LEONARD RAYMOND STONER

LEONARD RAYMOND STONER

17 June 2022

Leonard Raymond Stoner of Howard City, Michigan, age 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, June 12, 2022. He was born to Raymond and Barbara (Snyder) Stoner on August 21, 1948, in Grand Rapids, MI. Leonard enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with friends and family. He is survived by his beloved wife […]

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RICHARD CHARLES KROES

RICHARD CHARLES KROES

17 June 2022

Richard Charles Kroes age 82 of Cedar Springs, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022 in Grand Rapids, MI. He was born October 7, 1939 in Grand Rapids, the son of Marvin and Jocoba (Stoof) Kroes. Richard grew up as the son of a die maker, but as he grew up, he developed his life-long love […]

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