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Rise Up Church holds grand opening The Post travels to Shipshewana Yule Ball at the library Michigan Brewers Guild announces 2020 Board of Directors Cheer team takes first at Lowell New interactive map highlights Great Lakes shipwrecks and their lore Changing The World One Charger At A Time
 
Rise Up Church holds grand opening

Rise Up Church holds grand opening

The weather kept them guessing but Sunday, January 12 turned out to be a fine day for a grand opening of a new church in Cedar Springs named Rise Up Church. “It was a wonderful day,” said Dave Van Harten, of Cedar Springs, a “launch team” participant who has been helping to develop the new […]

Rise Up Church holds grand opening
The Post travels to Shipshewana

The Post travels to Shipshewana

Rose and Jerry Bowman of Cedar Springs went to see the internationally known Irish tenor singer Danny O’Donnell in Shipshewana, Indiana over the Christmas holidays.  “Danny put on a very thoughtful and long two part production of old time favorite songs and Christmas songs,” wrote Jerry. “After the end of the show Danny was very […]

The Post travels to Shipshewana
Yule Ball at the library

Yule Ball at the library

The Cedar Springs Public Library had their first fancy Yule Ball event this past Friday, January 10.  Over 50 adults and children came to dance the evening away to the music of DJ Joey Shamoon of Midwest Entertainment.   “Everyone had a ball!” said Librarian Donna Clark. Youth attending also had fun playing “Minute-to-Win-It” games, […]

Yule Ball at the library
Michigan Brewers Guild announces 2020 Board of Directors

Michigan Brewers Guild announces 2020 Board of Directors

David Ringler (Cedar Springs Brewing Company) elected VP (KALAMAZOO, Mich) – The Michigan Brewers Guild recently elected its 2020 Board of Directors at its annual meeting, January 9, at the Kalamazoo Radisson Plaza Hotel. Each board position is a two-year term, elected in alternating years (4, 3). This year, four people were elected to the […]

Michigan Brewers Guild announces 2020 Board of Directors
Cheer team takes first at Lowell

Cheer team takes first at Lowell

Perseverance. Dedication. Determination. Despite major setbacks to their program, the Cedar Springs Competitive Cheer program pushed through obstacles and swept its first OK White Conference meet on January 8 at Lowell High School.  Coach Anne Olszewski is very proud of this team. “They have had some pretty significant adversaries this year and they are still […]

Cheer team takes first at Lowell
New interactive map highlights Great Lakes shipwrecks and their lore

New interactive map highlights Great Lakes shipwrecks and their lore

The cold, fresh waters of the Great Lakes are literally littered with shipwrecks—pieces of history capturing chapters of a time when transport by water was as important as transport by land. Some, like the Syracuse, recall the Great Lakes’ sailing heyday, when goods and people routinely plied the lakes along well-used routes. The Syracuse, a […]

New interactive map highlights Great Lakes shipwrecks and their lore
Changing The World One Charger At A Time

Changing The World One Charger At A Time

Each month, Creative Technologies Academy focuses on a character trait that we discuss, learn, collaborate and implement into our lives at school, home and in our community. For the first semester, we have focused on the first four character education traits: ​Caring, Hardworking, Appreciative and Responsible​. ​For the second semester, we will focus on being […]

Changing The World One Charger At A Time
Board of Ed selects officers

Board of Ed selects officers

17 January 2020

By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Board of Education held their annual organizational meeting on Monday, January 13. The board selected the same officers to serve this year as last year: President is Heidi Reed, Vice President is Matt Shoffner, Treasurer is Trent Gilmore, and Secretary is Traci Slager. Rounding out the board are trustees […]

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Michigan files lawsuit against 3M, DuPont and others for PFAS contamination

Michigan files lawsuit against 3M, DuPont and others for PFAS contamination

17 January 2020

LANSING—Michigan  Attorney General Dana Nessel filed a lawsuit this week in Washtenaw County Circuit Court against 17 defendants, including 3M and DuPont, for the damages and injury to the State of Michigan caused by contamination from toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, collectively known as PFAS and often referred to as “forever chemicals.” The lawsuit is […]

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Rise Up Church holds grand opening

Rise Up Church holds grand opening

17 January 2020

The weather kept them guessing but Sunday, January 12 turned out to be a fine day for a grand opening of a new church in Cedar Springs named Rise Up Church. “It was a wonderful day,” said Dave Van Harten, of Cedar Springs, a “launch team” participant who has been helping to develop the new […]

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The Post travels to Shipshewana

The Post travels to Shipshewana

17 January 2020

Rose and Jerry Bowman of Cedar Springs went to see the internationally known Irish tenor singer Danny O’Donnell in Shipshewana, Indiana over the Christmas holidays.  “Danny put on a very thoughtful and long two part production of old time favorite songs and Christmas songs,” wrote Jerry. “After the end of the show Danny was very […]

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Yule Ball at the library

Yule Ball at the library

17 January 2020

The Cedar Springs Public Library had their first fancy Yule Ball event this past Friday, January 10.  Over 50 adults and children came to dance the evening away to the music of DJ Joey Shamoon of Midwest Entertainment.   “Everyone had a ball!” said Librarian Donna Clark. Youth attending also had fun playing “Minute-to-Win-It” games, […]

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CWD identified in Newaygo County farmed deer

17 January 2020

LANSING –The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural and Development (MDARD) has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in three white-tailed deer from a Newaygo County deer farm. All three deer were four-and-a-half years old. The samples were submitted for routine testing as part of the state’s CWD surveillance program for farmed deer. To date, CWD […]

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The battle in the kitchen and beyond

17 January 2020

City Hall Corner By Mike Womack, Cedar Springs City Manager From January through March, the Cedar Springs library hosts a 10-week Biggest Loser Weight Loss Competition, which is a friendly weight loss competition for its participants. Weekly weigh-ins hold participants accountable to those pesky New Year’s Resolutions and the library staff help put together information […]

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State reports third vaping-related lung injury death

17 January 2020

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is announcing the third death associated with the outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries in the state. MDHHS was notified about the death of an adult male on Dec. 19. No other information about the individual will be released due to confidentiality reasons. “The […]

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Pediatric flu deaths confirmed in Michigan

17 January 2020

First two of the 2019-2020 season LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed the first influenza-associated pediatric deaths of the 2019-2020 flu season in Michigan. Influenza claims the lives of children every year across the United States. MDHHS is urging residents to get vaccinated for protection this season. […]

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Display Pack announces next president

Display Pack announces next president

17 January 2020

Andrew Blackmore to oversee leading Display Pack into a new era Cedar Springs, Michigan—Display Pack, a leader in custom and stock, food, retail and industrial thermoformed packaging, announced that it has appointed Andrew Blackmore as the next President. This change of leadership has been effective as of January 1, 2020. Mr. Blackmore brings 17-plus years […]

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Study: More jobs might mean more flu

17 January 2020

MUNCIE, Indiana – Businesses should take precautions in advance of flu season to keep sick workers home and reduce infection rates that send people to physicians in droves, says new research from Ball State University.  “The Effects of Employment on Influenza Rates” found that a 1 percentage point increase in the employment rate correlates with […]

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Reasons for people to file a 2019 tax return

17 January 2020

While many people are required to file a tax return, it’s a good idea for everyone to determine if they should file. Some people with low income are not required to file, but will need to do so if they can get a tax refund. Here are five tips for taxpayers who are deciding whether […]

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Changes to Curves/Jenny Craig

17 January 2020

You may have noticed that Curves/Jenny Craig is no longer located at 55 N. Main Street in Cedar Springs. According to owner Christine Holman, they have moved their location to 5359 Plainfield Ave NE, in Grand Rapids, and the business is now only affiliated with Jenny Craig. The new location officially opened on January 2, […]

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