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It’s time for football! Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car The Post travels to Colombia Six tornadoes hit West Michigan  Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes Whatever your party, choose a designated driver  Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides Stay cool pool without chlorine 
 
It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

Thursday, August 25, marks the first game of the 2016 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They face off against the Division 4 state champs, Zeeland West, at Zeeland at 4 p.m.

It’s time for football!
Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

A bank robbery suspect was pulled from a burning vehicle last week Thursday by Kent County Sheriff Deputies after he crashed his car and the engine compartment burst into flames.

Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car
The Post travels to Colombia

The Post travels to Colombia

The Post traveled with Harold McFarland, of Cedar Springs, on a business trip to Colombia July 31 to August 6.

The Post travels to Colombia
Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

The National Weather Service confirmed that six tornadoes occurred in West Michigan on Saturday afternoon, August 20, including two in the Grand Rapids metro area.

Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 
Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma

Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma

There are lots of things kids get excited about when they go back to school... From brand new lunch boxes loaded with pudding cups, to shiny 64-packs of crayons and catching up with friends they haven’t seen for awhile, anticipation is in the air.

Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma
Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes

The Michigan Adventure Race: Sleeping Bear Edition will be held September 17, 2016, in and around Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Glen Arbor, Mich.

Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes
Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 

Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign supports driving safety… Law enforcement officers from police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police are hoping the designated driver gets your vote this election season

Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 
Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides

Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides

New tests found significant decreases in the use of bee-killing pesticides on “bee-friendly” plants. That’s good news for bees.

Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides
Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Saltwater pool is a healthy alternative… As summer temperatures rise, backyard and neighborhood pools become more attractive for old and young alike.

Stay cool pool without chlorine 
Bicyclist dies of crash injuries

Bicyclist dies of crash injuries

25 August 2016

A Walker man who was struck by a vehicle while bicycling on the White Pine Trail has died of his injuries.

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It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

25 August 2016

Thursday, August 25, marks the first game of the 2016 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They face off against the Division 4 state champs, Zeeland West, at Zeeland at 4 p.m.

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Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

25 August 2016

A bank robbery suspect was pulled from a burning vehicle last week Thursday by Kent County Sheriff Deputies after he crashed his car and the engine compartment burst into flames.

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The Post travels to Colombia

The Post travels to Colombia

25 August 2016

The Post traveled with Harold McFarland, of Cedar Springs, on a business trip to Colombia July 31 to August 6.

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Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

25 August 2016

The National Weather Service confirmed that six tornadoes occurred in West Michigan on Saturday afternoon, August 20, including two in the Grand Rapids metro area.

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Library awards backpacks to readers

Library awards backpacks to readers

25 August 2016

After the great summer reading outreach, the Cedar Springs Library gave students an opportunity to read for a chance to win one of four backpacks filled with school supplies.

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CBDT receives donation for veteran’s memorial clock tower

CBDT receives donation for veteran’s memorial clock tower

25 August 2016

Dan Brown, co-organizer of the Annual Fallen Heroes Golf Outing, presented a check to the Community Building Development Team (CBDT) at their August Team Meeting, to go toward the Veteran’s Memorial Clock Tower

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Man arrested in hit and run

Man arrested in hit and run

25 August 2016

A Grand Rapids man is being held on $200,000 bond in the Kent County Jail after he struck a bicyclist then left the scene in Cannon Township.

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Owner of Mexican restaurant chains sentenced to prison 

25 August 2016

  A Hudsonville man that owns 90 Mexican restaurants across five states, including 24 in Michigan, will spend the next year in federal prison for tax evasion. Marco Cuellar, 37, was sentenced in U.S. District Court this week to serve 12 months in prison for filing false tax returns, U.S. Attorney Patrick A. Miles, Jr. […]

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Back-To-School food safety tips for parents and caregivers

25 August 2016

  Food Safety Education Staff WASHINGTON, August 18, 2016 – Back to school, back to the books, back in the saddle, or back in the car for those of us shuttling students to and from school. The new school year means its back to packing lunches and after school snacks for students, scouts, athletes, dancers, and […]

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Be the Referee

25 August 2016

  By Mark Uyl, Asst. Director, MHSAA Be the Referee is a weekly message from the Michigan High School Athletics Association that is designed to help educate people on the rules in different sports, to help them better understand the art of officiating, and to recruit officials. Clipping in the free-blocking zone Most of the […]

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Catch of the Week

Catch of the Week

25 August 2016

Five-year-old Lincoln Trolla, son of Katie (Wolfe) and Joe Trolla, landed a 13-inch bass during his first river fishing trip in Breckenridge, Mich.

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Weigh less under a full moon

25 August 2016

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche By Ranger Steve Mueller   If you desire to weigh less, weigh yourself when the moon is overhead or even better when it is a New Moon. When the sun and moon are both on the same side of the Earth during a new moon, they exert greater gravitational pull together […]

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American drivers aren’t securing their loads on the road

25 August 2016

  More than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. roadways during the past four years, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Those crashes resulted in approximately 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths between 2011 and 2014. AAA is calling for drivers to properly secure their loads to […]

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