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Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire The Post travels to Disney World MHSAA announces concussion report findings Two new businesses hold grand openings
 
Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire

Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire

The Corner Bar burned for hours Monday… It wouldn’t be the first time all of downtown Rockford went up in flames, but thanks to the persistent efforts of five fire departments, the fire damage was contained to just one building, Rockford’s most iconic structure and business, The Corner Bar.

Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire
The Post travels to Disney World

The Post travels to Disney World

The Pellerito family traveled to Disney World, in Orlando, Florida, the first week of August, and had a great time. Dominic, 12, Kate, 10, and Deno, 8, made sure to take the Post with them, and sent us their photo.

The Post travels to Disney World

New sports turf installed at Red Hawk Stadium

Fall sports have kicked off, and one of the new items greeting athletes, the high school marching band, and fans, is the new sports turf at Red Hawk Stadium. “We are excited to kick off the 2017-18 school year with a beautiful new Red Hawk Stadium turf,” said Cedar Springs Superintendent Dr. Laura VanDuyn. “As our Cedar Springs […]

Solar eclipse on August 21

By Judy Reed People across the nation are getting ready to witness a rare total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. According to the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids, this happens when the moon passes between the sun and the earth, and blocks our view of all or part of the sun. This is […]

MHSAA announces concussion report findings

MHSAA announces concussion report findings

 The Michigan High School Athletic Association has completed its second year of collecting head injury reports from member schools and continues to build data that will assist in identifying trends and progress being made to reduce the incidence of head injuries in school sports.

MHSAA announces concussion report findings

Study tips for busy college students

With seemingly endless reading, lengthy term papers and make-or-break exams, the academic life of a college student can be nothing short of demanding.

Knee deep death trap

Enjoying the big waves has always been fun but poses life threatening challenges for many species. If you happen to be a duck you are probably safe.

Two new businesses hold grand openings

Two new businesses hold grand openings

Ryanne Donahue State Farm Agency, located at 60 N. Main Street, held their grand opening and ribbon cutting on July 15. Donahue believes in the “good old days” approach to business

Two new businesses hold grand openings

Admiral robber caught

18 August 2017

The man who robbed the Cedar Springs Admiral gas station and a string of other businesses here in Michigan and Ohio (including two banks) is now in custody at the Kent County Correctional Facility.

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Man arrested in beating death of grandmother

18 August 2017

  A 23-year-old Sparta man was charged Tuesday, August 15, with open murder in the death of his 85-year-old grandmother. According to police, Matthew Malleaux lived with his grandmother, Anne Parker, on Clark Street, north of 12 Mile, in Sparta. Police and medical personnel responded to the home at about 5 a.m. August 7, after […]

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Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire

Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire

18 August 2017

The Corner Bar burned for hours Monday… It wouldn’t be the first time all of downtown Rockford went up in flames, but thanks to the persistent efforts of five fire departments, the fire damage was contained to just one building, Rockford’s most iconic structure and business, The Corner Bar.

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Man who robbed Cedar Springs Admiral now in custody

Man who robbed Cedar Springs Admiral now in custody

10 August 2017

The man who robbed the Cedar Springs Admiral gas station and a string of other businesses here in Michigan and Ohio (including two banks) is now in custody at the Kent County Correctional Facility.

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Body found in woods in Newaygo County

Body found in woods in Newaygo County

07 August 2017

The Newaygo County Sheriff Department has arrested a Fremont man after a dismembered body was found in the woods over the weekend. 

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West Nile Virus Found in Kent County 

18 August 2017

As a result of a massive mosquito surveillance project conducted by the environmental health division at the Kent County Health Department (KCHD), this season’s first positive specimen of West Nile Virus (WNV) has been discovered. THIS IS NOT A HUMAN CASE. 

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Drunken boater arrested 

18 August 2017

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Stanton man for operating a boat while intoxicated on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at approximately 4:54 P.M. on Crystal Lake. 

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Winners of tree-planting grants announced

18 August 2017

  $70,110 awarded to Michigan communities The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, DTE Energy Foundation and ReLeaf Michigan announce the award of $70,110 to 29 organizations in Michigan to plant 750 trees along community streets, in parks and other public spaces. In our area, both the Village of Sparta and the Sparta Recreation Authority each […]

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Jennie Mae Ringler-Holton

18 August 2017

Jennie Mae Ringler-Holton, 97, of Morley, passed away on August 16, 2017 in Cedar Springs, Michigan.  She was born on January 4, 1920 to Henry and Marvella (Craigmyle) Wilson in Woodville, Michigan.

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CHRISTOPHER DAVID COX

18 August 2017

Christopher David Cox age 45 passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 at his home in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Chris was born July 21, 1972 in Manchester, New Hampshire but grew up in Sand Lake, Michigan.

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MAX EDWIN HOVEN

MAX EDWIN HOVEN

18 August 2017

Max Edwin Hoven, 87, passed away July 18, 2017 in California. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Lois (Lee); his 6 children, Max (Bobbi) Hoven, Marcia Chase, Dan (Gayle) Hoven, Cindy (John) Karafa, Terry Hoven, Michael (Kelly) Hoven; 3 step-children, Sher Gustafson, Rick (Tammy) Roehl, Julie (Heinz) Strahl; 28 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, […]

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RUTH MAE COOPER

18 August 2017

11/11/26 – 8/18/11 Wife of Royal Cooper, mother of Ken & (Deb) Cooper, Helen & (Steve) Smith, Don Cooper & (Nancy) Sowerby, Jo-Ann & (Dave) Fowler, Nancy Samsel and Dale Cooper. Plus lots of grandkids, great-grandkids & great-great-grandkids. It’s been six years since we last saw your smiling face. We all miss you so much.

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Thank You

18 August 2017

Thanks to everyone that participated and attended the annual Joel C. Stone Memorial Golf Outing The money made goes to a deserving Cedar Springs High School Senior to continue their education. Also, a BIG thanks goes to Nick Pope, Duke Saboo and Tom Cargill for organizing this event. Thanks as well, goes to the following […]

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