ENGAGEMENTS — Towns-McClure

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Clayton and Anne Towns of Cedar Springs announce the engagement of their daughter Andrea Marion Towns to Scott Robert McClure of Greenville. Andrea is a 2005 graduate of Cedar Springs High School and a 2010 graduate of Davenport University. She is employed by bswift as a system analyst. Scott is the son of Robert and […]

Teen killed, two others injured in accident

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A 16-year-old Cedar Springs teen was killed and two other teens were critically injured Thursday morning, August 23, when the car they were riding in ran off the road and hit a tree. According to Kent County Sheriff Sgt. James Loughrin, the accident occurred about 8:20 a.m. The 16-year-old male driver and two male passengers […]

Local teen helps deliver shoebox gifts in Mongolia

On August 5, Kylie Wells of Cedar Springs will share photographs (such as this) and stories of her trip to Mongolia.

Most people cannot point to Mongolia on a map. But 16-year-old Cedar Springs resident Kylie Wells cannot only do that, but can even pronounce its capital city of Ulaan Baatar. Wells has just returned from the Mongolian capital and surrounding villages to learn about the impact Operation Christmas Child is having on children in developing […]

Eagle Scout Award to be presented

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Shaun M. Wolf, 17, of Cedar Springs has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts: the Eagle Scout Award. Wolf will be recognized in ceremonies on Sunday, March 4, at 1:00 p.m. at the Howard Christensen Nature Preserve in Kent City. A member of Troop #282, chartered by North […]

Hydroponic systems available close to home at Northern Lights Garden Supply

Seeing is believing—Two pumpkin plants started from the same seed at the same time show the difference between a soil-grown plant (on floor) and one grown in a hydroponic system available at Northern Lights Garden Supply.

Going green has never been so easy Northern Lights Garden Supply is ready to grow with Cedar Springs—literally. The one-stop grow shop is located at 141111 White Creek Avenue and is family owned by Jamie Taylor and operated by her husband Jason. The Taylors note that people who live in the area have to drive […]