8:00 PM Oct 13, 2011
State Rep. Amanda Price will be at Spring Lake District Library from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, to talk with constituents about their concerns.
4:00 PM Oct 12, 2011
An arts and craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Spring Lake Presbyterian Church.
12:19 PM Oct 11, 2011
For the three captains of the Spring Lake varsity soccer team, the feeling of losing a game in the Lakes Eight Conference is unknown. That's because it has yet to happen. The streak of 30-straight wins will carry over to at least next fall after the Lakers clinched the final game in Lakes Eight competition this season, winning the conference tournament championship game over visiting Orchard View on Monday at Spring Lake Middle School, 1-0.
10:38 AM Oct 10, 2011
Spring Lake's varsity volleyball team suffered a disappointing loss in the semifinals of the Lakers' home invitational to Lakes Eight Conference foe Grant on Saturday. The Lakers fell to the Tigers in two games, 25-20, 25-19. "We played consistently through the day until the semifinals,' said Lakers' coach Sarah Bulthuis. "In this match, we had too many hitting errors and our passingwas not consistent enough.'
12:49 AM Oct 8, 2011
The theme of the night was pie, and everyone got a piece of the action Friday at Jeffers Elementary School. The P.I.E. (peace inspiring education) Harvest Festival included children's games, prizes, pizza, raffles, a pie-baking contest and a silent auction for the chance to throw pies in the face of Spring Lake Public Schools staff. The annual school fundraiser was expected to raise close to $10,000, according to Jeffers Parents Organization President J.J. DesJardin.
12:49 PM Oct 7, 2011
Spring Lake's varsity boys tennis team is heading to the state meet for the ninth consecutive season after placing second at Thursday's Division 3 regional meet, hosted by the Lakers. Petoskey won the regional title with 30 points, taking first place in six of the eight flights. Spring Lake and Cadillac tied for second with 21 points, also earning state finals berths. Comstock Par was third in the nine-team event with 10 points. Fruitport was seventh with two points.
1:00 PM Oct 7, 2011
Local liquid will be on tap Saturday at the second annual VanderFest Pints of Fall, a celebration of Michigan breweries and hard cider makers. The event - with food, live music and hand-crafted drinks - will run from 4-10 p.m. at Vander Mill, east of Spring Lake at 14921 Cleveland St. All proceeds will benefit the Holland AMBUCS chapter.
5:00 PM Oct 7, 2011
"Detroit's Jazz Age' is the inspiration for the performance of classic Detroit jazz music at Spring Lake District Library from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16. Sax master George Benson will be accompanied by musicians Jim Cooper, Joe Oprea and Mike Van Lente. Each song will be introduced by WBLV-FM jazz expert Lazaro Vega. The program is free and the public is invited to attend. It is funded in part by the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Arts.
7:53 PM Oct 7, 2011
A local hair salon has been going all pink in order to raise money for the Susan G. Komen fund. For the past three weeks, employees of the REnue Hair Salon and Day Spa, 510 W. Savidge St. in Spring Lake, have been adding pink streaks to customers' hair, selling pink ribbons and collecting money in "Chad's jar' - enough so that owner Chad McConnell began sporting a full head of pink hair on Thursday. The fundraising culminates with a Viva La Pink Party set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the salon. The public is invited.
10:34 AM Oct 6, 2011
Each season, Spring Lake's Charlie Bassett's varsity tennis team has certain expectations to meet or exceed. It starts with winning conference titles and keeping the Lakers' streak of state title berths alive. The Lakers will be vying for a ninth-straight trip to the Division 3 finals today, as Spring Lake plays host to the regional tournament. All flights will be held at Spring Lake High School except for No. 4 doubles, which will be played at Fruitport High School.