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Post founder Alice Allen dies at 90 Road chase leads to arrests J&J vaccine paused due to risk of rare blood clots
 
Post founder Alice Allen dies at 90

Post founder Alice Allen dies at 90

by Lois Allen Alice Allen, a Cedar Springs resident for the past 50 years and founder of The Cedar Springs Post, died at her home in the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 21. Alice believed in a paper for Cedar Springs. For years her and I built The Post together, side by side. If […]

Post founder Alice Allen dies at 90
Road chase leads to arrests

Road chase leads to arrests

Story updated April 23 with names of suspects and charges. A nearly 40-mile road chase that spanned several counties and involved multiple law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrests of two suspects Monday that were wanted in a spree of thefts and breaking and enterings. The Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office has recently taken several breaking […]

Road chase leads to arrests
J&J vaccine paused due to risk of rare blood clots

J&J vaccine paused due to risk of rare blood clots

by Judy Reed The CDC and FDA announced on Tuesday, April 13, that they are recommending a “pause” on administering the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine for COVID-19 due to the risk of a rare and severe type of blood clot. On February 27, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use […]

J&J vaccine paused due to risk of rare blood clots
Man injured in explosion, house fire

Man injured in explosion, house fire

05 May 2021

by Judy Reed The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fire involving injuries at White Creek Country Estates in Solon Township Tuesday. Multiple fire departments and deputies from the Kent County Sheriff’s Office responded about 5:14 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, to 15290 Pecan Avenue, in White Creek Country Estates (White Creek Ave NE and […]

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Post founder Alice Allen dies at 90

Post founder Alice Allen dies at 90

30 April 2021

by Lois Allen Alice Allen, a Cedar Springs resident for the past 50 years and founder of The Cedar Springs Post, died at her home in the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 21. Alice believed in a paper for Cedar Springs. For years her and I built The Post together, side by side. If […]

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FDA and CDC lift pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine

26 April 2021

NEWS RELEASE from FDA & CDC Following a thorough safety review, including two meetings of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have determined that the recommended pause regarding the use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine in […]

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Suspects in chase identified

Suspects in chase identified

30 April 2021

Last week we ran a story about a nearly 40-mile road chase that began in Mecosta County on April 19 and ended with the two suspects, who were wanted in a spree of thefts and breaking and enterings, being arrested in Sand Lake. The driver, identified as Jordan DeWitt, a 36-year-old man from Evart, and […]

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Nine-year-old injured in ORV crash

Nine-year-old injured in ORV crash

30 April 2021

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post responded to a one-vehicle ORV crash on Monday, April 26, that resulted in serious injuries to a 9-year-old male driver from Pierson, MI.  Troopers were dispatched to the scene at approximately 8:23 pm on Stanton Rd. near N. Long Rd. in Montcalm County, Pierson Township.   Preliminary […]

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City investigates PFAS at lagoon and discharge sites

30 April 2021

By Judy Reed The City of Cedar Springs and EGLE (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy), are investigating why PFAS would be found at both the old lagoon site at the end of West Street, and the current wastewater discharge site south of Indian Lakes in Algoma Township. According to Mike Womack, the […]

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Owl sculpture donated to library

Owl sculpture donated to library

30 April 2021

By Judy Reed A Solon Township man has created and donated a beautiful owl to the Cedar Springs Public Library. Duane Harriman, who loves to work with wood, created this special piece of art, which he named Otis, using a method of art called intarsia.  The owl, which measures 28 inches across and 19 inches […]

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Northland Drive closed for road work

Northland Drive closed for road work

30 April 2021

Northland Dr between Ritchie Ave and Sand Lake St and has been closed for crosstile replacement, according to the Kent County Road Commission website. The detour is Ritchie Avenue, which runs between Northland Drive and 22 Mile Rd in Sand Lake. We asked how long this work might take but have not yet received a […]

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Sparta bridge work on 13 Mile Rd

Sparta bridge work on 13 Mile Rd

30 April 2021

If you travel to Sparta on 13 Mile Rd, you will see that construction on the bridge just west of old Alpine has closed the road to all traffic. According to the Kent County Road Commission, crews have removed pavement and replaced select box beams. Currently, they are placing concrete patching material to repair the […]

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Sand Lake reports they are fiscally healthy

Sand Lake reports they are fiscally healthy

30 April 2021

Votes to become part of Nelson Twp Planning Commission By Judy Reed The Village of Sand Lake held a special meeting at the VFW Hall on Friday, April 23, where they reported on their fiscal health, voted to join the Nelson Township Planning Commission, and appointed a new council member, among other business. The council […]

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Man arrested in cocaine bust

30 April 2021

An Ensley Township man was arrested Sunday after police found drugs in his home. On Sunday April 25, the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office conducted a Narcotics search warrant on 128th Street in Ensley Twp. Police said that after an investigation and search of the residence, a large amount of cocaine was located, which was prepackaged […]

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