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Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake North Country Trail to travel through area Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award  2015 Wall of Honor Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape Wedded Abyss Boys track OK Bronze champions
 
Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake

Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake

Police are investigating the death of an Ensley Township man last week as a homicide. Firefighters responded to a garage fire on 128th Street, near Balsam, last Wednesday, May 13.

Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake
North Country Trail to travel through area

North Country Trail to travel through area

The North Country Trail, one of 11 National Scenic Trails, is one step closer to passing through the Cedar Springs and Solon Township areas, and Cedar Springs is one step closer to becoming a National Trail Town.

North Country Trail to travel through area
Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award 

Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award 

The Michigan EMS Practitioners Association has named Kevin Nawrot, a paramedic/FTO with Rockford Ambulance, the 2015 Michigan EMS Practitioner of the Year. “Kevin has quickly climbed the ranks to become Lead FTO and has proven to be a great role model to everyone that comes into contact with him,” said Matt McConnon, Operations Manager at […]

Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award 
2015 Wall of Honor

2015 Wall of Honor

CTA inducted five people into the Wall of Honor for 2015, joining the two inaugural inductees from 2014, Dr. DeWayne Coxon and Lexie K. Coxon.

2015 Wall of Honor
Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape

Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape

By Melinda Myers Too much or not enough water and never when you need it. That seems to be the long time plight of gardeners. Add to this extended droughts, flooding and watering bans. What is a gardener to do? Become a water wise gardener. Water wise is not just about growing drought tolerant plants or […]

Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape
Wedded Abyss

Wedded Abyss

Wedded Abyss is a comedy that anyone who is married, is in the planning process of getting married, or knows someone who is any of the above can take to heart. At some point, writer Scott Phillips hits on about every aspect of the marriage process from proposal to the fait accompli.

Wedded Abyss
Boys track OK Bronze champions

Boys track OK Bronze champions

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks boys track and field team took home the 2015 OK Bronze Conference Championship last week. After securing a number one seed during the dual season by going 5-0, the Hawks defeated the league last Friday at Forest Hills Northern.

Boys track OK Bronze champions
Lest we forget

Lest we forget

21 May 2015

Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor those that gave their lives while defending our country. It’s also a day to remember all those that have served and are now deceased.

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Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake

Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake

21 May 2015

Police are investigating the death of an Ensley Township man last week as a homicide. Firefighters responded to a garage fire on 128th Street, near Balsam, last Wednesday, May 13.

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North Country Trail to travel through area

North Country Trail to travel through area

21 May 2015

The North Country Trail, one of 11 National Scenic Trails, is one step closer to passing through the Cedar Springs and Solon Township areas, and Cedar Springs is one step closer to becoming a National Trail Town.

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The Post travels to Sudan

The Post travels to Sudan

21 May 2015

Erika Bauer and her father, Tim Bauer, recently returned from a two-week missions trip to South Sudan. They went with a team from Partners In Compassionate Care (PCC), who built a hospital in Werkok, South Sudan. Erika, an RN who works in the ICU department at Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids, assisted in the Memorial […]

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Clean air action display at City Hall

Clean air action display at City Hall

21 May 2015

Interested in learning about ways you can keep the air cleaner, save money, and protect the health of your loved ones this summer? Then please stop by Cedar Springs City Hall at the corner of Main and Ash Streets, between Tuesday, May 26, and Monday, June 1, and look for the Clean Air Action display. […]

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Michigan celebrates 15 years of life-saving seat belt law 

Michigan celebrates 15 years of life-saving seat belt law 

21 May 2015

  Click it or ticket effort seeks to boost seat belt use For the first time, federally funded seat belt enforcement efforts will take place in all 83 Michigan counties to help jump start an increase in seat belt use and reduce traffic deaths and injuries.  Starting May 18 through May 31, police departments, sheriff’s […]

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Crystal M. Gould

21 May 2015

Crystal M. Gould, 84 of Sand Lake, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Metron of Cedar Springs. Crystal was born June 11, 1930 in Sparta, MI the daughter of Newton and Ethel (Muir) Teesdale.

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Happy 90th Birthday

Happy 90th Birthday

21 May 2015

TOM SHARPE Happy Birthday, to Tom Sharpe, who turns 90 this year. The family would like to invite all that know Tom to come celebrate with him. There will be a reception on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Sand Lake VFW hall, starting at 5 pm.

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Waller-Slocum

Waller-Slocum

21 May 2015

Gordy and Lauri Waller, of Sand Lake, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacklyn Waller, of Howard City, to Justin Slocum of Howard City. Justin is the son of Don Slocum, of Howard City, and Mechelle Merlington, of Grand Rapids. Jacklyn is a 2003 graduate of Tri County High School and Justin […]

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Joan C. Reed

Joan C. Reed

21 May 2015

Joan C. Reed August 7, 1931—May 13, 2004 If roses grow in heaven If roses grow in heaven, Lord Please pick a bunch for me. Place them in my Mother’s arms and tell her they’re from me. Tell her I love her and miss her, and when she turns to smile, place a kiss upon […]

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Your attitude determines your altitude!

21 May 2015

Pastor Craig Carter North Kent Community Church 1480 Indian Lakes Rd. Sparta, MI 49345 “If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth” (Colossians 3:1-). Last week, I was […]

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Unconditional love not unconditional surrender 

21 May 2015

    We are a nation fond of building stone monuments to the past, and the past we are most quick to memorialize is our history of war. An index of major US monuments reads like a catalogue of conquest. Our most iconic memorial of stone is Arlington National Cemetery. Hundreds of thousands have been […]

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