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Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final CBDT celebrates accomplishments The Post travels to the Bahamas Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s Safety is key to every successful hunt Holiday gingerbread house contest
 
Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final

Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final

By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Varsity Football team ended a great season last weekend with a 48-10 loss to Muskegon in the district final at Grand Haven. They finished with a 9-2 record (only one loss during the regular season) and went undefeated in conference, making them the OK White Champions two years in […]

Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final
CBDT celebrates accomplishments

CBDT celebrates accomplishments

By Carolee Cole The Community Building Development Team (CBDT) recently sponsored a Community Celebration. This was an opportunity for community members to meet together, enjoy a generous appetizer buffet catered by the Red Bird Bistro, and hear a presentation regarding the accomplishments of the CBDT since its inception in 2013 and hear the plans for […]

CBDT celebrates accomplishments
The Post travels to the Bahamas

The Post travels to the Bahamas

The Post recently took a tour of the Bahamas with Josh and Rachel (Reed) Hunt, of Martin. The couple left Miami on a five-day cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line and made stops at Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian’s own island), Nassau, Freeport (on Grand Bahama Island), and then back to Great Stirrup Cay. That island is […]

The Post travels to the Bahamas
Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s

Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s

By Eloise (Armstrong) Covey, courtesy of the Algoma Township Historical Society The following story was submitted to the Algoma Township Historical Society by Eloise (Armstrong) Covey, who passed away in 2011. She donated many artifacts and pictures. She and her family owned and operated an upholstery business in Cedar Springs and a portion of her […]

Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s
Safety is key to every successful hunt

Safety is key to every successful hunt

With Michigan’s firearm deer season starting in just a few days, the DNR reminds both new and veteran hunters to always put safety first. Lt. Tom Wanless, who heads up the DNR’s recreational safety programs, said that although some safety tips seem obvious, it’s critical for anyone hunting with firearms, regardless of their experience level, […]

Safety is key to every successful hunt
Holiday gingerbread house contest

Holiday gingerbread house contest

Plan now to enter the “Sweetest Christmas” holiday gingerbread house contest hosted by Double K Farms and the Cedar Springs Public Library. There will be three categories: 5-8 years; 9-12 years; and a group/family entry. Participants will drop off entries at the Cedar Springs Public Library on Saturday, November 30 between 9 a.m. and noon. […]

Holiday gingerbread house contest
Reminder: give your input at marijuana forums

Reminder: give your input at marijuana forums

15 November 2019

November 15 5:30-6:30 p.m. and December 12 from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. both at the Cedar Springs Public Library located at 107 N. Main, Cedar Springs. The City of Cedar Springs wants to hear what citizens have to say about whether to allow marijuana businesses in the city, and if they do, what type of businesses […]

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Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final

Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final

15 November 2019

By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Varsity Football team ended a great season last weekend with a 48-10 loss to Muskegon in the district final at Grand Haven. They finished with a 9-2 record (only one loss during the regular season) and went undefeated in conference, making them the OK White Champions two years in […]

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CBDT celebrates accomplishments

CBDT celebrates accomplishments

15 November 2019

By Carolee Cole The Community Building Development Team (CBDT) recently sponsored a Community Celebration. This was an opportunity for community members to meet together, enjoy a generous appetizer buffet catered by the Red Bird Bistro, and hear a presentation regarding the accomplishments of the CBDT since its inception in 2013 and hear the plans for […]

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The Post travels to the Bahamas

The Post travels to the Bahamas

15 November 2019

The Post recently took a tour of the Bahamas with Josh and Rachel (Reed) Hunt, of Martin. The couple left Miami on a five-day cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line and made stops at Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian’s own island), Nassau, Freeport (on Grand Bahama Island), and then back to Great Stirrup Cay. That island is […]

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Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s

Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s

15 November 2019

By Eloise (Armstrong) Covey, courtesy of the Algoma Township Historical Society The following story was submitted to the Algoma Township Historical Society by Eloise (Armstrong) Covey, who passed away in 2011. She donated many artifacts and pictures. She and her family owned and operated an upholstery business in Cedar Springs and a portion of her […]

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Post collecting Toys for Tots

15 November 2019

Would you like to do something special for families in need this Christmas? You can partner with us to provide toys for children in Kent County. The Post is participating in the Toys for Tots program again this holiday season, as a drop off site for toys.  Toys for Tots is a volunteer organization whose […]

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First snowman of the season

First snowman of the season

15 November 2019

This snowman is livin’ the life! Kerri Mayo shared a Pinterest idea with her aunt, Tonnie Smith, last week when the first snow hit. “Her re-creation was even better than the original!” said Mayo. “She and my uncle did this snowman on their deck last week.” The Smiths reportedly did this at their home near […]

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Angel Tree at First Baptist Church

Angel Tree at First Baptist Church

15 November 2019

It’s that time of year again—time for the Salvation Army Angel Tree. All over Kent County various businesses and organizations are hosting Angel Trees for the less fortunate in West Michigan. This year, First Baptist Church of Cedar Springs is hosting a tree.  On the tree you will find tags with gift information for either […]

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Rifle raffle winner

Rifle raffle winner

15 November 2019

The Sons of the American Legion, Glen Hill Squadron 287, of Cedar Springs would like to congratulate Mark Freiberg of Rockford. Mark’s winning ticket for the rifle raffle was drawn on November 9. Pictured is Mark holding his new Remington Model 783  30-06 with scope and Squadron 287 Commander Keith Tyler.

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City Hall Corner

15 November 2019

By Mike Womack, Cedar Springs City Manager Vote Vote Vote In the recent November 2019 election, voter turnout in the City of Cedar Springs was 19.34 percent and I know we can do better than that.  I won’t bore you with an argument about voting being a civic duty and simply say that voting is […]

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Taco bar raises $800 for Velzy Park

15 November 2019

It took some time due to a small glitch, but the tally is finally in. Big Boy’s Taco Bar fundraiser to benefit Velzy Park netted around $800.  The park committee noted that funds came in from donations and a silent auction, as well as a percentage of food sales during the event.  Area businesses stepped […]

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“Tree of hope” offers affordable Christmas shopping for clients

15 November 2019

Donations of new, unwrapped gifts requested by Dec. 9 for North Kent Connect Families Each year, North Kent Connect (NKC) asks generous individuals, businesses, and churches to donate new, unused items to its “Tree of Hope,” allowing families to acquire clothing and other needed items at affordable prices. “Shopping should be a joyous occasion; but […]

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Your reaction shows your Christianity

Your reaction shows your Christianity

15 November 2019

Reverend Lee Zabrocki Resurrection Lutheran Church 180 Northland Dr., Sand Lake Jesus said in Matthew 5:43-44, “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you.” Jesus not only taught this message, He lived […]

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BARBARA JEAN WAINRIGHT

BARBARA JEAN WAINRIGHT

15 November 2019

Barbara Jean Wainright, 90, of Sand Lake, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. Barb was born June 8, 1929 in Grand Rapids, MI the daughter of Howard and Emma (Fisk) Kilts. She had a very strong faith and was an active member of the Church of […]

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Red Hawks lose battle with Big Reds in district final

Red Hawks lose battle with Big Reds in district final

15 November 2019

By Judy Reed Cedar Springs ended an amazing football season last Saturday on the field at Grand Haven, where they took on not only the top-rated high school team in Michigan but one of the top rated teams in the nation—Muskegon.  Cedar Springs marched down the field with their usual confidence and speed, scoring first […]

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