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Tornado hits south of Grand Rapids

Tornado hits south of Grand Rapids

The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that the damage done just south of Grand Rapids during thunderstorms on Sunday evening, July 6, was due to a tornado.

Tornado hits south of Grand Rapids
Knee high by the Fourth of July?

Knee high by the Fourth of July?

“Knee-high by the fourth of July” is an ages-old yardstick we tend to think of when we see corn around this time of year. With modern techniques, however, it’s usually waist-high at this time.

Knee high by the Fourth of July?
Summertime tips for keeping kids safe from predators 

Summertime tips for keeping kids safe from predators 

Summer is here, and children around the country are spending more time online and unsupervised. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan, the FBI, and the Michigan State Police recommend that this is the ideal time to talk to kids about the dangers of online predators, sex trafficking, and other risks that […]

Summertime tips for keeping kids safe from predators 
The Post travels to Rome

The Post travels to Rome

The first year anniversary of the opening and renaming of Blessed John Paul II, to Saint John Paul II Catholic Church in Cedar Springs, was commemorated with a 10-day pilgrimage tour throughout Rome, Italy.

The Post travels to Rome
A fantastic Fourth of July

A fantastic Fourth of July

The sun was shining, the temperatures were mild, and residents from far and wide flocked to the Sand Lake Fourth of July Festival last week.

A fantastic Fourth of July
Solon firefighters receive badges

Solon firefighters receive badges

Two members of the Solon Township Fire Department received their badges Tuesday night, in a ceremony at the Township board meeting.

Solon firefighters receive badges
Fresh Market: Cherries

Fresh Market: Cherries

“Cherries on the ryse,” or on the twigs, was one of the street cries in London during the 15th century. These cherries likely were fruit from the native wild cherry, as the domestic cherry, introduced into Briton around 71 BC, disappeared sometime in the Saxon period.

Fresh Market: Cherries
Seven health myths that might surprise you

Seven health myths that might surprise you

Living a healthy life takes some resolve, but success often comes down to knowing what pays the biggest dividends for a given effort. Health coaches are great sources for this insight. They’ve seen it all on the job and learned a lot in their training.

Seven health myths that might surprise you
Court of appeals affirms teacher’s conviction

Court of appeals affirms teacher’s conviction

10 July 2014

The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of former Cedar Springs High School teacher Jon Eric Jungkind, 46, on a charge of third degree criminal sexual conduct with a 17-year-old student.

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Tornado hits south of Grand Rapids

Tornado hits south of Grand Rapids

10 July 2014

The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that the damage done just south of Grand Rapids during thunderstorms on Sunday evening, July 6, was due to a tornado.

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Knee high by the Fourth of July?

Knee high by the Fourth of July?

10 July 2014

“Knee-high by the fourth of July” is an ages-old yardstick we tend to think of when we see corn around this time of year. With modern techniques, however, it’s usually waist-high at this time.

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Summertime tips for keeping kids safe from predators 

Summertime tips for keeping kids safe from predators 

10 July 2014

Summer is here, and children around the country are spending more time online and unsupervised. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan, the FBI, and the Michigan State Police recommend that this is the ideal time to talk to kids about the dangers of online predators, sex trafficking, and other risks that […]

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The Post travels to Rome

The Post travels to Rome

10 July 2014

The first year anniversary of the opening and renaming of Blessed John Paul II, to Saint John Paul II Catholic Church in Cedar Springs, was commemorated with a 10-day pilgrimage tour throughout Rome, Italy.

Read the full story

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A fantastic Fourth of July

A fantastic Fourth of July

10 July 2014

The sun was shining, the temperatures were mild, and residents from far and wide flocked to the Sand Lake Fourth of July Festival last week.

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Solon firefighters receive badges

Solon firefighters receive badges

10 July 2014

Two members of the Solon Township Fire Department received their badges Tuesday night, in a ceremony at the Township board meeting.

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Time to apply to Thrive

10 July 2014

North Kent Community Services is seeking individuals to participate in Thrive, its new program to help people become self-sufficient. Thrive is designed to give those who are struggling in northern Kent County the support they need to achieve their life goals

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Motorcyclist killed in crash

10 July 2014

A Sparta man lost his life last weekend, when he hit a car in Sparta Township with his motorcycle.

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Fight like a Butterfly

10 July 2014

Muhammad Ali once claimed he would “Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.” Well, “The Greatest” did exactly that. And while I’m not one to tug on Superman’s cape, I’d like to slightly amend his most famous of phrases.

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Happy 60th Anniversary

Happy 60th Anniversary

10 July 2014

Tom and Shirley (Porter) Sharpe of Cedar Springs will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on July 10, 2014.

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HAPPY 27TH BIRTHDAY

10 July 2014

  JOE (JO JO) CASTINE July 14, 2014  

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MARK GRAVES

10 July 2014

  In memory of Mark Graves Who passed away 8 years ago on July 9. He is gone, but never forgotten.   Sadly missed by wife Denise and his family

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Charles W. Mc Mullen

10 July 2014

Charles W. Mc Mullen 84 of Cedar Springs, died Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Metron of Belding. Mr. Mc Mullen was born March 5, 1930 in Marne, Michigan.

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DORTHY JEAN PETERS

10 July 2014

Dorthy Jean Peters, 92, of Brunswick, Missouri died on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the Brunswick Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at the Breshears Memorial Chapel, Brunswick, Missouri, Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.

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NATHAN E. HATFIELD

10 July 2014

Nathan E. Hatfield, 66 of Sand Lake, died Saturday, July 4, 2014. Nathan was born August 19, 1947 in Lansing, Michigan the son of Ira and Elda (Kniffen) Hatfield.

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