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Cedar Springs Community Library Grand Opening Oakfield Twp man dies in crash The Post travels to Traverse City  Hurray for the Red, White and Blue! Beers from CS Brewing earn gold medals
 
Cedar Springs Community Library Grand Opening

Cedar Springs Community Library Grand Opening

A project planned for many years became a reality last Saturday, May 13, with the grand opening celebration of the new Cedar Springs Community Library, located in the “Heart of Cedar Springs”

Cedar Springs Community Library Grand Opening
Oakfield Twp man dies in crash

Oakfield Twp man dies in crash

A man was killed in Nelson Township last weekend after another driver ran a stop sign and hit his vehicle. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, the crash occurred shortly before 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, at the intersection of 18 Mile Rd and Myers Lake Ave. Police said that Phillip Allen Garcia, […]

Oakfield Twp man dies in crash
The Post travels to Traverse City 

The Post travels to Traverse City 

The Post went on a wine tasting tour in Traverse City over Mother’s Day weekend. Judy Reed, of Cedar Springs, was treated to the weekend as a Mother’s Day present

The Post travels to Traverse City 
Hurray for the Red, White and Blue!

Hurray for the Red, White and Blue!

On Wednesday, May 3, CTA elementary students presented their final concert of the year. This concert was patriotic-themed. Students were dressed in a sea patriotic colors. All K-5 students started off the concert with the a salute to our country by singing the national anthem. K-2 students then energetically chanted “USA” to some music followed […]

Hurray for the Red, White and Blue!
Beers from CS Brewing earn gold medals

Beers from CS Brewing earn gold medals

Two beers from Cedar Springs Brewing Company won gold medals at the 2017 Los Angeles International Beer Competition, held the last week in April, in Los Angeles, California.

Beers from CS Brewing earn gold medals
Cedar Springs Community Library Grand Opening

Cedar Springs Community Library Grand Opening

18 May 2017

A project planned for many years became a reality last Saturday, May 13, with the grand opening celebration of the new Cedar Springs Community Library, located in the “Heart of Cedar Springs”

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Oakfield Twp man dies in crash

Oakfield Twp man dies in crash

18 May 2017

A man was killed in Nelson Township last weekend after another driver ran a stop sign and hit his vehicle. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, the crash occurred shortly before 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, at the intersection of 18 Mile Rd and Myers Lake Ave. Police said that Phillip Allen Garcia, […]

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Former Rockford rowing coach sentenced

18 May 2017

A former Rockford rowing coach that admitted recording videos of female athletes changing their clothes will spend 22 years behind bars. Acting U.S. Attorney Andrew Byerly Birge announced Thursday, May 18, that Timothy Vallier, 31, of Plainfield Township, was sentenced on charges of attempted sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography. U.S. District […]

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Donald W. Reed

Donald W. Reed

22 May 2017

Donald W. Reed, Sr. age 88, of Sparta, passed away peacefully at his home, on Thursday, May 18, with family at his side. He served his country during Korea, in the U.S. Army. He was a life member of the Sparta American Legion Post 107, which he served as president, service officer, commander, sergeant at […]

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Sheriff’s Office receives national traffic safety recognition

Sheriff’s Office receives national traffic safety recognition

19 May 2017

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office Secondary Road Patrol (SRP)/Traffic Safety Unit has received the Salute to Law Enforcement Officers Award from the National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders (NAWHSL). The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) presented the honor during a ceremony on Thursday, May 18, on behalf of the association. “The award […]

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North Kent Community Services takes new name

North Kent Community Services takes new name

18 May 2017

It began in 1973 as Rockford Community Services. Sometime in the 1980s it became North Kent Service Center. Then, in 2010, it changed its name to North Kent Community Services, to better reflect the fact it was serving the northern Kent community—from 6 Mile Rd north to the county line at 22 Mile Rd—with food, […]

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KDL to bring back the bookmobile

KDL to bring back the bookmobile

18 May 2017

Kent District Library is pleased to announce that it has received a $208,000 grant from the Steelcase Foundation to design and offer a bookmobile to the KDL community. This mobile library will enable KDL to bring its services and programming to Kent County residents who can’t travel to one of its 18 branches on a […]

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Congressional Medal of Merit recipients recognized

Congressional Medal of Merit recipients recognized

18 May 2017

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) recognized the 2017 service academy appointees and student Congressional Medal of Merit recipients from Michigan’s Third District at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum on Saturday, May 6.

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Fundraiser for Solon Fire Department

18 May 2017

  Spaghetti fundraiser and silent auction May 31 for lifesaving equipment By Judy Reed When someone you know and love is in cardiac arrest, you want to get them the best help possible. That’s why the Solon Township Fire Department is holding an all you can eat spaghetti dinner and silent auction at Big Boy, […]

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Michigan sees 10 percent increase in traffic fatalities in 2016 

Michigan sees 10 percent increase in traffic fatalities in 2016 

18 May 2017

  For the second year, Michigan traffic deaths increased 10 percent, up from 963 in 2015 to 1,064 in 2016, according to just-released information from the Michigan State Police Criminal Justice Information Center. For 2017, we have had 338 traffic deaths so far, which is up by 26 (eight percent) from May of 2016. Prior […]

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National Bike Month

National Bike Month

18 May 2017

With the welcome return of warm weather, May is recognized as National Bike Month. Bike to Work Week is May 15-19, with Friday, May 19, designated as Bike to Work Day. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) encourages other transportation agencies and the public to help raise bicycling safety awareness and promote the safety message: Give […]

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Chargers Join Charter Day at The Capitol

Chargers Join Charter Day at The Capitol

18 May 2017

Every year, the Michigan Association of Public School Academies (MAPSA) facilitates a charter school advocacy day.

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Book Tasting in Campbell’s Café

Book Tasting in Campbell’s Café

18 May 2017

The third grade students have been working hard on growing as readers. As a class, we’ve been tracking what types of books we were reading independently

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