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Fire sends nine to hospital The Post travels to Bay City Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd Man charged in Montcalm crash Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot That’s for the birds Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden Free cats at Animal Shelter
 
Fire sends nine to hospital

Fire sends nine to hospital

A fire that broke out in an Oakfield Township home Tuesday morning sent nine people to the hospital, including six children.

Fire sends nine to hospital
The Post travels to Bay City

The Post travels to Bay City

The Post recently traveled to Bay City, Michigan, with Steve and Judy Reed, of Cedar Springs, for the Tall Ship Celebration.

The Post travels to Bay City
Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

Austin Anderson loves his rescue dog. So when it came time to pick out a project to help him earn his Eagle Scout rank—the highest rank in Boy Scouts—he was inspired to give back and do something to help a local dog rescue

Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue
Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd

Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd

It was a beautiful evening Monday to enjoy the Wolverine Skyhawks remote-controlled airplane show, an annual event with the Cedar Springs Library’s summer reading program.

Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd
Man charged in Montcalm crash

Man charged in Montcalm crash

A Wyoming, Michigan man has been charged in the crash that killed an elderly couple from Grand Rapids on May 1, in Montcalm County.

Man charged in Montcalm crash
Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot

Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot

With the top spot in the MLFA’s Big Eight division on the line, the West Michigan Hawks hosted the Toledo Thunder on Saturday evening at Skinner Field.

Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot
That’s for the birds

That’s for the birds

Mary Lou Fuller, of Solon Township, sent us this cute wildlife photo. She said she put out some leftover popcorn for the birds, and it appears that the rabbit is patiently waiting and wondering if the cardinal is going to give him any!

That’s for the birds
Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden

Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden

Too much or not enough water and never when you need it seems to be a common lament of gardeners. Reduce the impact of these weather challenges while conserving water, saving money on water and sewer bills, and growing beautiful gardens with the help of rain barrels.

Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden
Free cats at Animal Shelter

Free cats at Animal Shelter

Spayed/neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and ready for a new home! Beginning Wednesday July 20, 2016, the Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) is offering free adult cats (over four months old) for adoption.

Free cats at Animal Shelter

Pedestrian hit and killed by motorcyclist

22 July 2016

A motorcyclist could be facing charges after hitting and killing a man early Friday morning in Pierson Township. According to the Michigan State Police Post in Lakeview, the crash occurred about 5:30 a.m. Friday, July 22. Jerud Schneider, 32, of Wyoming, was walking along Stanton Road, in rural Pierson Township, near the intersection of Neve […]

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Tom C. Male

Tom C. Male

22 July 2016

Tom C. Male 55 of Sand Lake, died Sunday, July 17, 2016. Tom was born September 27, 1960 in Grand Rapids, MI the son of James and Ione (Scholz) Male

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City approves manager contract and others

City approves manager contract and others

21 July 2016

As of August 1, the residents in Cedar Springs will have a new City Manager. That’s the day that Michael Womack officially begins his new job in Cedar Springs.

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Dangerously hot weather prompts warnings

Dangerously hot weather prompts warnings

21 July 2016

Summer heat can be uncomfortable for some, but temperatures in the 90s can be deadly. With the hot weather in the forecast, there are a few things people can do to beat the heat. Children, the elderly, and pets are especially at risk. Kent County Emergency Management and the Health Department has a few reminders […]

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Bar-S Foods recalls hot dog and corn dog products

Bar-S Foods recalls hot dog and corn dog products

21 July 2016

Could be contaminated with Listeria Bar-S Foods Company, an Altus, Okla. establishment, is recalling approximately 372,684 pounds of chicken and pork hot dog and corn dog products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday, July 19. The ready-to-eat, chicken and pork hot […]

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Two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix recalled

Two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix recalled

21 July 2016

  Consumers reminded not to consume uncooked cake batter or raw flour products MINNEAPOLIS – Out of an abundance of caution, two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix sold in the U.S. and one flavor sold in Canada have been added to General Mills’ previously announced flour recall from July 1, 2016. No illnesses reported […]

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Fire sends nine to hospital

Fire sends nine to hospital

21 July 2016

A fire that broke out in an Oakfield Township home Tuesday morning sent nine people to the hospital, including six children.

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The Post travels to Bay City

The Post travels to Bay City

21 July 2016

The Post recently traveled to Bay City, Michigan, with Steve and Judy Reed, of Cedar Springs, for the Tall Ship Celebration.

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Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

21 July 2016

Austin Anderson loves his rescue dog. So when it came time to pick out a project to help him earn his Eagle Scout rank—the highest rank in Boy Scouts—he was inspired to give back and do something to help a local dog rescue

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God will never forget

21 July 2016

Pastor Kristi J. Rhodes   Hillcrest Community Church of God 5994 18 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs, MI 49319   Greetings Cedar Springs! God will never become distracted, preoccupied or neglectful toward one of His children. God said in Isaiah 49:15 that it would be more likely for a nursing mother to forget her infant child […]

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CURT & LAURA HOFFMAN

CURT & LAURA HOFFMAN

21 July 2016

Curt and Laura Hoffman are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 26, 1986 in Dorr, Michigan.

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MYRTLE LOUISE ELDRED

MYRTLE LOUISE ELDRED

21 July 2016

Myrtle Louise Eldred, age 99, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 15, 2016 at her home. She was born on March 2, 1917 in Gillette, Wyoming to Guy and Elsie (Terrill) Moyes. When Myrtle was six months old, the family moved to Cedar Springs where she resided the rest of […]

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PHYLLIS MAHLICH

21 July 2016

Mrs. Phyllis Mahlich of Cedar Springs, Michigan, age 76, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Phyllis is survived by her beloved husband Gerald Mahlich;  children Karen (Curt) Tackmann and Tim Mahlich; grandchildren; Damian Mahlich; Jeffrey (Nicole), Rebecca (Phil), Alex, and Logan Tackmann; brothers; Gene and Jim (Pam) Butler; sister; Nancy […]

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