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Man killed in Spencer Township The Post travels to China Hometown Hero Read to ride Changing course: a second degree and second career  Red Hawks roll over Sparta in second week showdown 44-6 Fresh Market: Plums
 
Man killed in Spencer Township

Man killed in Spencer Township

Silent Observer offers $2,000 reward for information A 34-year-old Gowen man was murdered early Monday morning in Spencer Township.

Man killed in Spencer Township
The Post travels to China

The Post travels to China

Recently the Post traveled to Tianjin China, with Thomas Waite, a 2013 graduate of Cedar Springs High School. Thomas and the Harvard Polo Team played in the Metropolitan Intervarsity Polo Tournament

The Post travels to China
Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero

Alexander Hemry, a graduate of Cedar Springs High School class of 2011, recently completed Basic Training at Lackland AFB. Alexander graduated as part of the 323 Squadron flight 208, on March 28 and 29.

Hometown Hero
Read to ride

Read to ride

Mrs. Kate Norman’s 5th grade class walked to the Cedar Springs Library on Monday, September 8, for their back-to-school library orientation and to get their Read-to-Ride reading logs. Students were delighted to find out that by reading only 6 hours they could earn two free tickets to ride two carnival rides on Red Flannel Day, […]

Read to ride
Changing course: a second degree and second career 

Changing course: a second degree and second career 

Debbie Robles was drawn to the nursing profession at a young age. She recalls dressing as a nurse for career day in elementary school, and also caring for her sick grandmother and great-aunt as a young adult. But as an 18-year-old college student, a nursing degree just wasn’t something she could pursue. “I paid my […]

Changing course: a second degree and second career 
Red Hawks roll over Sparta in second week showdown 44-6

Red Hawks roll over Sparta in second week showdown 44-6

Mother Nature proved to be the only thing that could slow down Coach Gus Kapolka’s Red Hawks football team on Friday night, Sept. 5, in Sparta.

Red Hawks roll over Sparta in second week showdown 44-6
Fresh Market: Plums

Fresh Market: Plums

Plums may have been one of the first fruits cultivated by humans. It appears to have several origins and varieties. Prunus domestica has been traced to East European and Caucasian mountains, while Prunus salicina and Prunus simonii originated in Asia.

Fresh Market: Plums
Man killed in Spencer Township

Man killed in Spencer Township

11 September 2014

Silent Observer offers $2,000 reward for information A 34-year-old Gowen man was murdered early Monday morning in Spencer Township.

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Newlyweds help flooding victims

Newlyweds help flooding victims

11 September 2014

A Cedar Springs man and his new wife helped out stranded motorists during flooding in Norfolk, Virginia earlier this week. And we mean really newly wed. Patrick French, a 2004 graduate of Cedar Springs High School, had just been married to bride Erica Placers a half hour on Monday, Sept. 8, when they began helping […]

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Man charged in fatal crash

Man charged in fatal crash

11 September 2014

  A Tyrone Township man was arraigned on multiple charges Monday for causing the accident that took the life of a Wyoming woman last week. According to police, he was driving on a suspended license and was intoxicated. The accident occurred about 7:54 p.m., September 3, at the intersection of 20 Mile and Tyrone Ave […]

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Two clubs are better than one

Two clubs are better than one

11 September 2014

By Nancy Noreen The Rotary and Lions Clubs of Cedar Springs met together for their annual picnic Wednesday evening, August 20. During the get-together, Rotary President Carolyn Davis asked Jack Clark, the longest sustaining Rotary member, to present the traditional door prize to Art Probst, the longest sustaining Lions member. This custom began in 2006, […]

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School board member resigns

School board member resigns

11 September 2014

The Cedar Springs Board of Education is looking for a replacement for Todd Hanson, the board’s vice-president. According to his resignation letter, which was effective Monday evening, Hanson resigned due to the sale of his home and moving out of district. He said there was not another reason. “I have served the community of Cedar […]

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Home Depot payment system breached

Home Depot payment system breached

11 September 2014

From the Better Business Bureau   A perfect storm is hitting consumers who use debit cards. Data theft from major U.S. retailers and new bank policies are changing the security landscape. Banks have been getting crunched by expenses related to covering credit and debit card fraud; and recently, Chase Bank announced that very soon if […]

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Seeing vs. hearing

11 September 2014

Pastor Jim Alblas Pioneer Christian Reformed Church Cedarfield Community Center 3592 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs Cedarfield Community room     Jesus once said, “a prophet has no honor in his home town”  (John 4:44). He was referring to prophets of long ago as well as Himself who experienced persecution in their hometowns. However, one […]

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Love is the final word

11 September 2014

Rabbi Irwin Kula collected an assembly of audio recordings in the days after the September 11th terrorist attacks; final conversations of those in the towers as they called home, spouses, parents, partners, friends, and left voice mails. What he discovered was this: All the final conversations he had in his collection were about love. Not […]

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Thank you

11 September 2014

Thank you to our families, neighbors, and friends for the prayers, flowers and cards. The American Legion Post #287 for the luncheon and the Bliss-Witters & Pike funeral Home for their services. The family of Bill Morris  

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MILFORD “MICK” WESCHE

11 September 2014

    Mr. Milford “Mick” Wesche, age 69, passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at his home. He grew up on a small farm on 19 Mile Road in Cedar Springs, where his parents, Raymond and Mildred (McIntyre) Wesche had a few cattle. While in high school, he helped […]

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Michigan monitoring for cases of enterovirus

11 September 2014

  The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is receiving reports indicating an increase in severe respiratory illness in children ages 5-17 across the state. MDCH is working with local health departments and hospitals to investigate these cases. At this time, Michigan has no confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) associated with the national outbreak, […]

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