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Halloween Happenings Fall colors  Pedestrian dies in accident Trick or treat in Cedar Springs Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips John Ball Zoo goes Boo
 
Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings

Check out some of the fun, fall activities going on in our area for Halloween!

Halloween Happenings
Fall colors 

Fall colors 

We asked for your beautiful fall photos, and many of you took the time to post them on our Facebook page. The photos on this page show the splendor of the fall colors in the West Michigan area.

Fall colors 
Pedestrian dies in accident

Pedestrian dies in accident

A man was killed on 17 Mile Road in Cedar Springs about 6 p.m. Friday evening, while crossing the street. Police identified the man as Bruce Hickman, 53, of the City of Cedar Springs.

Pedestrian dies in accident
Trick or treat in Cedar Springs

Trick or treat in Cedar Springs

It’s only one week until Halloween—are you ready for a night full of fun? Does the thought greeting scores of trick or treaters make you break out in a cold sweat? Forget staying home! Pack up the kids and come out Halloween night for the Annual Cedar Springs Halloween Spooktacular in Cedar Springs!

Trick or treat in Cedar Springs
Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home

Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home

A resident in the home located on the southwest corner of Myers Lake Road and 14 Mile Road (M-57) heard two crashing sounds before a final one shook the house.

Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home
Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville

Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville

On Friday, October 17, the rain began as the national anthem was sung and just after the Cedar Springs Red Hawks honored so many brave people that have been affected by cancer in the third annual Hawks against Cancer pink game.

Red Hawks improve to 7 and 1 with a win over Greenville
Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips

Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips

When cousins Bo and Luke Duke from the television series The Dukes of Hazzard named their car “The General Lee,” they had the famous General Robert E. Lee in mind. Why? The show was set in the South, so perhaps it was to capture the Southern vibe of the Duke lifestyle.

Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips
John Ball Zoo goes Boo

John Ball Zoo goes Boo

Cedar Springs’ very own Miss Great Lakes State teen 2014, Hannah Ringler, 18, is volunteering as a singing mermaid at the John Ball Zoo goes Boo event this weekend, October 25 and 26.

John Ball Zoo goes Boo
Post travels to Washington

Post travels to Washington

23 October 2014

The Post traveled to Taholah, Washington, on an Amtrak train in July, with Dick and Hattie Davis, of Algoma Twp. They visited with Dick’s sister, Marian Davis Curley

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Fall colors 

Fall colors 

23 October 2014

We asked for your beautiful fall photos, and many of you took the time to post them on our Facebook page. The photos on this page show the splendor of the fall colors in the West Michigan area.

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Pedestrian dies in accident

Pedestrian dies in accident

23 October 2014

A man was killed on 17 Mile Road in Cedar Springs about 6 p.m. Friday evening, while crossing the street. Police identified the man as Bruce Hickman, 53, of the City of Cedar Springs.

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Trick or treat in Cedar Springs

Trick or treat in Cedar Springs

23 October 2014

It’s only one week until Halloween—are you ready for a night full of fun? Does the thought greeting scores of trick or treaters make you break out in a cold sweat? Forget staying home! Pack up the kids and come out Halloween night for the Annual Cedar Springs Halloween Spooktacular in Cedar Springs!

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Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home

Medical cause suspected in M-57 crash into home

23 October 2014

A resident in the home located on the southwest corner of Myers Lake Road and 14 Mile Road (M-57) heard two crashing sounds before a final one shook the house.

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The POST Pumpkin Coloring Contest 2014

The POST Pumpkin Coloring Contest 2014

17 October 2014

Click and print out and then color the pumpkin (below) with crayons, markers, or colored pencils, and make your funniest or scariest face.

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Traveler in Kent County being monitored for Ebola

24 October 2014

The Kent County Health Department said today that they are monitoring a traveler who visited a country where an Ebola outbreak has been declared. They said the individual did not provide care for or have contact with anyone who has Ebola, and has a very low risk for Ebola infection by CDC standards. The person […]

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Fake bomb threat at Rockford Schools

Fake bomb threat at Rockford Schools

24 October 2014

Authorities determined that a bomb threat at Rockford Public Schools earlier today was “not credible.” Superintendent Mike Shibler reportedly received an anonymous email Friday morning stating that a bomb would go off in each of their 13 buildings and that he should be concerned. The Rockford Department of Public Safety worked with the Kent County Sheriff […]

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Fresh Market: The Pumpkin—a Halloween tradition

Fresh Market: The Pumpkin—a Halloween tradition

23 October 2014

By Vicky Babcock Google “pumpkin” and you will find everything from riots in (Keene) New Hampshire to Ichabod Crane’s unfortunate encounter with the headless horseman, to pumpkin scones. We have pumpkin festivals, pumpkin carving contests, smashing pumpkins, pumpkin tossing, pumpkin baking and biggest pumpkin contests. A true Native American, the pumpkin has been embraced by […]

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Consumer Advisory: Serrano peppers May be contaminated with Salmonella

Consumer Advisory: Serrano peppers May be contaminated with Salmonella

23 October 2014

If you bought serrano peppers from Meijer last week, you will want to return them. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued a consumer advisory on Wednesday, October 22, for serrano peppers

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Man dies while hunting

23 October 2014

A Courtland Township man died Tuesday morning, October 21, while hunting on private property in Cannon Township. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, the 58-year-old man, from Courtland Township, had been bow hunting with his cousin. At about 9:45 a.m., the cousin went to meet up with the Courtland man and found him deceased. […]

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LOCATION CHANGE FOR CANDIDATE FORUM

23 October 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 6:30 p.m. at Hilltop Admin building, 3rd floor boardroom The November election is right around the corner, and there are seven people vying for four positions on the Cedar Springs City Council.

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Candidates for Cedar Springs City Council

Candidates for Cedar Springs City Council

23 October 2014

There are seven people running for four seats on the Cedar Springs City Council. This year’s ballot will look a little different, however. It is the first election under the new law dealing with recalls.

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The Trick to the Treats

23 October 2014

That faint noise you hear is the sound of pint-sized spooks gathering on your lawn. They will soon be knocking at the door, plastic pumpkins outstretched. Spare yourself the tricks and give up the treats – the unhealthy, sweet, nougat-filled goodies in your cupboard. Keep your stinking apples, raisins, toothbrushes, and granola bars. In a […]

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JOHN J. GOLLER

JOHN J. GOLLER

23 October 2014

Mr. John J. Goller, aged 89, formerly of Rockford passed away Friday October 17, 2014. He was born June 16, 1925 in Solon Township, attended the former Briggs School and Cedar Springs High School.

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