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Pierson Trading Post robbed Fire destroys Nelson Township home Storm topples trees, cancels schools Post travels to Arizona Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital How the Au Sable River changed the world Offering a helping hand across the bridge Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival
 
Pierson Trading Post robbed

Pierson Trading Post robbed

The Michigan State Police are looking for the man who robbed the Pierson Trading Post gas station at gunpoint last Thursday morning, April 12.

Pierson Trading Post robbed
Fire destroys Nelson Township home

Fire destroys Nelson Township home

An old home at 8147 19 Mile Rd, about ¼ mile east of  Pine Lake Rd, was destroyed in a fire Friday evening, April 13. 

Fire destroys Nelson Township home
Storm topples trees, cancels schools

Storm topples trees, cancels schools

A rare April ice storm that began Friday evening, April 13, and continued through the day Sunday, April 15, covered roads with chunks of ice, sleet, and snow, and high winds brought down trees in some areas.

Storm topples trees, cancels schools
Post travels to Arizona

Post travels to Arizona

Charlie and Kathy Prahl took daughter Katia and friend Maddi to visit Aunt Karen Shafer in Sun Lakes, Arizona over Spring Break. Kathy’s parents, Dave and Diane Taghon, joined them there and a great time was had by all.

Post travels to Arizona
Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital

Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital

Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a pickup truck and SUV collided on M-57 in front of Courtland Township Hall shortly before noon.

Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital
How the Au Sable River changed the world

How the Au Sable River changed the world

With the opener of Michigan’s trout season right around the corner, anglers soon will be donning their waders and heading out to one of the thousands of cold, quality streams that make the state a nationally known trout-fishing destination.

How the Au Sable River changed the world
Offering a helping hand across the bridge

Offering a helping hand across the bridge

Members of C E Schumacher Rockford Memorial VFW Post 3946 recently joined hands with Feeding America West Michigan (FAWM) to help provide food for food insecure residents of Marquette County in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.   Post 3946 donated $1,800 to FAWM which will use the funds to stock and deliver a mobile food pantry loaded […]

Offering a helping hand across the bridge
Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival

Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival

On Friday, March 16, CTA choir students attended the District 7 Choral festival at Greenville High School. This year, both our middle school choir, Harmonic Chargers, and our high school choir, Charger Voices, attended.

Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival
Pierson Trading Post robbed

Pierson Trading Post robbed

20 April 2018

The Michigan State Police are looking for the man who robbed the Pierson Trading Post gas station at gunpoint last Thursday morning, April 12.

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Fire destroys Nelson Township home

Fire destroys Nelson Township home

20 April 2018

An old home at 8147 19 Mile Rd, about ¼ mile east of  Pine Lake Rd, was destroyed in a fire Friday evening, April 13. 

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Storm topples trees, cancels schools

Storm topples trees, cancels schools

20 April 2018

A rare April ice storm that began Friday evening, April 13, and continued through the day Sunday, April 15, covered roads with chunks of ice, sleet, and snow, and high winds brought down trees in some areas.

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Post travels to Arizona

Post travels to Arizona

20 April 2018

Charlie and Kathy Prahl took daughter Katia and friend Maddi to visit Aunt Karen Shafer in Sun Lakes, Arizona over Spring Break. Kathy’s parents, Dave and Diane Taghon, joined them there and a great time was had by all.

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Rodent poison in fake weed kills 2, more hospitalized

Rodent poison in fake weed kills 2, more hospitalized

06 April 2018

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is alerting health care providers and Michigan residents about numerous cases of people in Illinois suffering from persistent and severe bleeding due to the suspected use of synthetic marijuana containing brodifacoum.

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Friends of Library holds quilt show

Friends of Library holds quilt show

20 April 2018

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow, nor even ice, kept people away from the 6th annual Quilt Show put on by the Cedar Springs Friends of the Library last Saturday, April 14.

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FFA Community Gardens

FFA Community Gardens

20 April 2018

As the snow disappears, the registration for our community garden plots opens! April showers bring May flowers for most, but in our case, it brings the community together to produce wonderful crops.

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Electrical fire in Santree development

Electrical fire in Santree development

20 April 2018

The Solon Township Fire Department was called to the scene of a fire at 14897 Tree Valley Drive last Thursday, April 12, at 12:30 p.m. Tree Valley Drive is in the Santree Development north off 18 Mile Rd.

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Interim Superintendent impressed with Cedar Springs

Interim Superintendent impressed with Cedar Springs

20 April 2018

Wants to be available for people to share their concerns By Judy Reed When Mark Dobias was asked to become interim Superintendent at Cedar Springs Public Schools at the end of March, he didn’t know much about the district. But after just one week on the job, he said he is very impressed with what […]

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Board of Education vacancy

20 April 2018

If you’d like to serve on the Cedar Springs Board of Education for the remainder of the year, they are taking applications for the vacancy created by the resignation of trustee Tim Bauer.

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City of Cedar Springs water and sewer rates explained

20 April 2018

  Part 2 of an article on the city water/sewer system By Mike Womack, City Manager of Cedar Springs The City’s water and sewer rates are set to reflect not only the costs to operate the ongoing water and sewer process but they also have to take in sufficient amounts to expand the system for […]

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Only You Can

20 April 2018

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche By Ranger Steve Mueller   Many of us recall the US Forest Service billboards stating, “Only you can prevent forest fires.” That changed a couple decades ago when the forest service began promoting “Only you can prevent wildfires.” In the 1930’s, scientific study demonstrated the importance of periodic forest fires to […]

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Cookies Collectibles and Sundries

Cookies Collectibles and Sundries

20 April 2018

Are you looking for a quality used item at a price you can afford? If so, you might want to check out the newest resale shop in Cedar Springs—Cookies Collectibles and Sundries at 34 N. Main Street.

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Students Showcase Their Talents

Students Showcase Their Talents

20 April 2018

This years CTA talent show featured the cheerleading team and 11 students ranging from 2nd to 12th grade who took to the stage to share their talents.

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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books

20 April 2018

The 3rd-6th grade students at Creative Technologies Academy were separated into mixed-grade level teams in an effort to face off against other teams in their third annual Battle of the Books event! Each team was given six books to read for this year’s competition.

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