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Teacher’s legacy spurs acts of kindness Motorcyclist killed in crash The Post travels to Portugal Band readies for competition Beijing students travel to Cedar Spring Smokey the Bear Back to School Bites Make Summer Fitness Fun Getting the most out of farmers markets and seasonal produce
 
Teacher’s legacy spurs acts of kindness

Teacher’s legacy spurs acts of kindness

By Judy Reed   Scotty Hazel, a teacher at Cedar Springs for 20 years, was loved by his students for his encouraging, selfless, and giving attitude. That legacy has lived on, even after his death last month from cancer. Soon after his death in July, a Facebook page was created called “Random Acts of Hazel.” […]

Teacher’s legacy spurs acts of kindness
Motorcyclist killed in crash

Motorcyclist killed in crash

A Rockford man died early Tuesday morning, August 12, when a car turned in front of the motorcycle he was riding. According to information released by the Michigan State Police, , 56, of Rockford, was traveling west on 17 Mile Road, near Barber Creek Avenue, in Tyrone Township, just before 6 a.m. when the accident […]

Motorcyclist killed in crash
The Post travels to Portugal

The Post travels to Portugal

Julie Crandall, of Cedar Springs, recently went to visit Sandy, her missionary daughter, who teaches at an international Christian school near Lisbon, Portugal. Sandy just finished her first year of teaching abroad and is home for a few weeks to visit family and raise financial support. While in Portugal, Julie and Sandy visited castles, palaces,14th-century […]

The Post travels to Portugal
Band readies for competition

Band readies for competition

The Cedar Springs High School Marching Band has been working hard on their 2014 marching show titled “Through the Bayou.” The band held their annual band camp last week, which consisted of 115 members attending 12-hour days, playing challenging music, marching in intense heat, and of course, hanging out with friends. The Cedar Springs Fire […]

Band readies for competition
Beijing students travel to Cedar Spring

Beijing students travel to Cedar Spring

A group of students from the prestigious Peking University Affiliated High School, in Beijing, arrived July 19, at the Gerald R Ford Airport, to begin an American adventure. They were greeted by area families who volunteered to host one or two students for the two-week program. Peking Affiliated High School was founded in 1901 and […]

Beijing students travel to Cedar Spring
Smokey the Bear

Smokey the Bear

After 70 years, Smokey Bear still plays a vital role in fire prevention. When the typical American thinks of wildfire prevention, the first image that comes to mind is surely that of the iconic Smokey Bear. Since the days of Smokey’s first words in 1944, “Smokey says, care will prevent nine out of 10 forest […]

Smokey the Bear
Back to School Bites

Back to School Bites

Family Features   When it comes to packing lunches and after school snacks for your little ones, it’s easy to get into a rut. But by making a few delicious and convenient choices in the grocery store, you can break away from the same old sandwich routine and serve up nibbles and noshes your kids […]

Back to School Bites
Make Summer Fitness Fun

Make Summer Fitness Fun

(Family Features) For most people, there is typically one main motivator for wanting to get in shape for the warmer weather months — they want to fit into the smaller, more revealing clothing of the season. Whether it’s a new swimsuit they’d like to purchase in a smaller size or they just want last year’s […]

Make Summer Fitness Fun
Getting the most out of farmers markets and seasonal produce

Getting the most out of farmers markets and seasonal produce

(BPT) – Warm weather months bring an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables, and for those who enjoy buying local, farmers markets are popular destinations. Produce choices available at farmers markets are now reaching their peak. So how can you make the most of this seasonal bounty? Chef Daniel Reyes, culinary faculty member at The […]

Getting the most out of farmers markets and seasonal produce
Good Samaritan found

Good Samaritan found

14 August 2014

  By Judy Reed Last week, we ran a story saying we were looking for the Good Samaritan who stopped and helped Emily Scott, of Solon Township, who suffered a broken arm and fractured shoulder when she fell off her horse on Albrecht recently. Emily had asked for the woman to stop by and see […]

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Teacher’s legacy spurs acts of kindness

Teacher’s legacy spurs acts of kindness

14 August 2014

By Judy Reed   Scotty Hazel, a teacher at Cedar Springs for 20 years, was loved by his students for his encouraging, selfless, and giving attitude. That legacy has lived on, even after his death last month from cancer. Soon after his death in July, a Facebook page was created called “Random Acts of Hazel.” […]

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Motorcyclist killed in crash

Motorcyclist killed in crash

14 August 2014

A Rockford man died early Tuesday morning, August 12, when a car turned in front of the motorcycle he was riding. According to information released by the Michigan State Police, , 56, of Rockford, was traveling west on 17 Mile Road, near Barber Creek Avenue, in Tyrone Township, just before 6 a.m. when the accident […]

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The Post travels to Portugal

The Post travels to Portugal

14 August 2014

Julie Crandall, of Cedar Springs, recently went to visit Sandy, her missionary daughter, who teaches at an international Christian school near Lisbon, Portugal. Sandy just finished her first year of teaching abroad and is home for a few weeks to visit family and raise financial support. While in Portugal, Julie and Sandy visited castles, palaces,14th-century […]

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Band readies for competition

Band readies for competition

14 August 2014

The Cedar Springs High School Marching Band has been working hard on their 2014 marching show titled “Through the Bayou.” The band held their annual band camp last week, which consisted of 115 members attending 12-hour days, playing challenging music, marching in intense heat, and of course, hanging out with friends. The Cedar Springs Fire […]

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One hurt in accident

One hurt in accident

16 August 2014

A 17-year-old driver had to be extricated from her car Saturday evening after she pulled out in front of another car at Main and Cedar Streets. According to Cedar Springs Police Officer Mandy Stahl, a white Caprice was headed south on Main Street when the 17-year-old attempted to turn left off Cedar Street and was broadsided by […]

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Carl C. Morehouse

Carl C. Morehouse

15 August 2014

Mr. Carl C. “Country Carl” Morehouse, of Cedar Springs, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. He was born to Kenneth and Thelma (née Covell) Morehouse on September 8, 1933 in Cedar Springs, Michigan and was a life-long resident of the area. Carl was a well-known horseman in the West Michigan area and […]

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Sunflowers stand tall

Sunflowers stand tall

14 August 2014

Jennifer August sent us this photo of daughters Danielle and Lizzie standing beneath a 12-foot-7-inch sunflower their grandpa is growing in Algoma Township. That’s a towering flower! Thanks so much sending us a photo! How tall are your sunflowers? Send them our way! Email your photos with some info to news@cedarspringspost.com. Tell us your name, […]

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How tall is your corn?

How tall is your corn?

14 August 2014

  Last week we ran a photo of someone standing in corn that was ten feet tall and asked how tall is your corn? We received this photo of Scott Fisk, of Solon Township, standing in his corn. While they didn’t give us an exact measurement, they said that Scott is six feet tall, and […]

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CS girl arrested for part in rave

CS girl arrested for part in rave

14 August 2014

A 2012 Cedar Springs graduate is one of three people being charged for their part in Project P, the party in Mecosta County that drew 2,000 people from across the state earlier this month and resulted in several overdoses, charges for drunken driving and a possible rape. Brittany Johnson, 20, of Cedar Springs, Daniel Misner, […]

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New director at Nature Center

New director at Nature Center

14 August 2014

Lily’s Frog Pad, Inc., the operating entity of Howard Christensen Nature Center located at 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City is proud to announce the election and appointment of David A Kieft as the new Executive Director. Cindy Perski, former director and founder of Lily’s Frog Pad, resigned July 14 to enjoy retirement with her […]

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Squirrel watching

14 August 2014

By Ranger Steve Mueller     When in middle school, we had open lunch period. That meant we could leave campus, venture outside and return for afternoon classes. I usually headed outside with a sandwich. Sometimes the break was spent with friends behind the school or, during other lunch periods, I quietly spent it with […]

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Weekly fishing tip 

Weekly fishing tip 

14 August 2014

  More hints on targeting walleye   Most anglers targeting walleye know that catching them in the spring is much easier than catching them during the warmer summertime months. In most Michigan lakes, walleye typically seek cooler, deeper and darker waters in the summer, while typically feeding in the shallow waters only at night. Because […]

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Immunizations should top Back-to-School List

14 August 2014

GRAND RAPIDS – It’s that time of year – parents will be buying new clothes and school supplies as kids prepare to go back to school. Health and disease prevention should be on the “to do” list. Michigan law requires children receive specific immunizations before they start school. August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Make […]

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