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The Blizzard of ‘78 Kapolka receives coaching award Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks Five winter car care tips that save you money DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail  Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat
 
The Blizzard of ‘78

The Blizzard of ‘78

Do you remember THE BLIZZARD? When people who remember it talk about it, it’s usually with a kind of awe. And with good reason—meteorologist Bill Steffen said on his blog that “The Blizzard of 1978 ranks as the #1 snowstorm ever for Grand Rapids and much of Lower Michigan

The Blizzard of ‘78
Kapolka receives coaching award

Kapolka receives coaching award

Cedar Springs Varsity Football Coach August (Gus) Kapolka was recently named Coach of the Year in Region 6 by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association.

Kapolka receives coaching award
Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks

Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks

  (BPT) With a whole new year ahead, now is the perfect time to relax and refresh with at-home spa treatments that are easy, natural, luxurious and, best of all, affordable. “Skin care does not have to be costly to be effective,” says Janet Little, director of nutrition at Sprouts Farmers Market. “By preparing your […]

Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks
Five winter car care tips that save you money

Five winter car care tips that save you money

(BPT) Winter is when car trouble can cause big financial problems. So how do you keep your car winter-ready for severe weather and protect your budget? The right preventive care is essential, and the good news is that there are many simple things you can do to get your car ready for extreme weather without […]

Five winter car care tips that save you money
DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail 

DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail 

We asked and you answered—to the tune of nearly 9,000 name suggestions for Michigan’s planned, statewide hiking and bicycling trail stretching from Belle Isle Park in Detroit to Ironwood in the western Upper Peninsula.

DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail 
Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat

Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat

Cedar Springs Competitive Cheer traveled to Lowell for their annual “Arrowfest” Cheer Invitational this last Saturday.

Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat
The Blizzard of ‘78

The Blizzard of ‘78

29 January 2015

Do you remember THE BLIZZARD? When people who remember it talk about it, it’s usually with a kind of awe. And with good reason—meteorologist Bill Steffen said on his blog that “The Blizzard of 1978 ranks as the #1 snowstorm ever for Grand Rapids and much of Lower Michigan

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Kapolka receives coaching award

Kapolka receives coaching award

29 January 2015

Cedar Springs Varsity Football Coach August (Gus) Kapolka was recently named Coach of the Year in Region 6 by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association.

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Time to pucker up!

Time to pucker up!

29 January 2015

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and that means it’s time for some fun at the Post. As always, we want to know who has the most luscious lips in Cedar Springs—male or female! Show us your lips by entering our 22nd annual “Best Lips” contest by February 2. We’re going to let YOU—the readers—decide who wins! […]

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Man sentenced on bomb threat charge

Man sentenced on bomb threat charge

29 January 2015

  By Judy Reed   A former Cedar Springs man, who claimed health problems related to his weight prevented him from appearing in court on a bomb threat charge, has been sentenced to 18 months to four years in prison. Jeffrey Klein, 44, was charged with making the bomb threat against Cedar Springs Mobile Estates […]

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Person sought in home invasion 

29 January 2015

  Sparta Police are searching for a suspect that reportedly invaded a home in Sparta last Friday. According to Sparta Police Chief Andrew Milanowski, police responded to a home invasion complaint on Alma Street in the Village of Sparta on Friday, January 23, about 8:55 a.m. A female occupant of the home was present and […]

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The Post travels to Runaway Bay, Jamaica

The Post travels to Runaway Bay, Jamaica

29 January 2015

Jill Allen daughter of Kevin and Tammy Allen of Jackson and Cassidy Butler, son of Jeff and Connie Butler of Sand Lake were married in a sunset wedding ceremony on the beach of Runaway Bay, Jamaica on Monday, December 15, 2014. Surrounded by friends and family, Cass and Jill exchanged vows in a ceremony complete with […]

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New service officer at American Legion

New service officer at American Legion

29 January 2015

William Yuncker has been appointed as the new Service Officer for the American Legion Glen Hill Post #287 in Cedar Springs. He is available to help veterans with filing Veterans Administration claims or any other service related problems. The VA clinic has moved from its downtown Grand Rapids location to its new site near M-6 […]

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Police still searching for Joseph Butler

Police still searching for Joseph Butler

29 January 2015

The Post received several inquiries about police activity surrounding the storage units located on White Creek near 16 Mile, on Friday, January 23. According to Sgt. Jason Kelley, of the Kent County Sheriff Department’s Cedar Springs Unit, a deputy saw a suspicious vehicle in or near the storage facility. Contact was made with the driver […]

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New requirement for unvaccinated children

29 January 2015

  Parents who don’t want to vaccinate their children will need to comply with new state waiver requirements. The Kent County Health Department has implemented the new state waiver requirements for unvaccinated children, which includes an educational meeting with health department staff. Starting January 1, 2015, parents who do not vaccinate their children must now […]

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Board approves funding for new Veterans Affairs Facility 

29 January 2015

  Last week the Kent County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved renovations for new offices for the Kent County Department of Veterans Affairs (KCDVA). Starting this spring, services will be provided at 836 Fuller NE, located just north of I-196 in Grand Rapids. Funding for the project comes from the County’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) […]

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Cure cravings with satisfying snacks

Cure cravings with satisfying snacks

29 January 2015

(Family Features) When a snack attack hits you, your mood may influence the flavor you crave. Taking a more mindful approach will let you savor what you eat and give you a more satisfying snack experience. Mindful eating is all about being more aware of what foods you choose – such as the connection to […]

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Show your heart some love

Show your heart some love

29 January 2015

Wellness tips for body, mind and heart (Family Features) Each day offers new opportunities to make choices that impact your health and overall wellness. Though hectic schedules can cause many of us to let healthy habits fall to the wayside, it is important that we give our bodies the attention and care they deserve. Consider […]

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Cable median barriers: A cost-effective means to save lives

Cable median barriers: A cost-effective means to save lives

29 January 2015

  From Michigan Department of Transportation Median-crossover crashes are among the most hazardous events that can occur on freeways, often leading to serious injury or death. In recent years, high-tension cable median barriers have emerged as a cost-effective alternative to conventional barriers in preventing such crashes. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) began installing them on […]

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