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Cedar Springs Community Library is paid-in-full Possible bear sighting in Cedar Springs Construction begins on new assisted living facility Ruff readers at the library CSBrewery Shoppe Wireless Zone backpack giveaway Invasive red swamp crayfish found in Michigan Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month
 
Cedar Springs Community Library is paid-in-full

Cedar Springs Community Library is paid-in-full

The completion of the new Cedar Springs Community Library was a dream come true, and it came with a lot of hard work on the part of dozens of people. And now, the $1,845,190 project has been officially paid off.

Cedar Springs Community Library is paid-in-full
Possible bear sighting in Cedar Springs

Possible bear sighting in Cedar Springs

By Judy Reed The Post was alerted this week that there was a possible bear sighting early last month at the end of West Street. According to Sally Hoornstra, she saw what she thinks was a mama bear and her cub in a field behind where the Wolverine Skyhawks fly their remote-control airplanes. It was […]

Possible bear sighting in Cedar Springs
Construction begins on new assisted living facility

Construction begins on new assisted living facility

Come spring next year, seniors in Cedar Springs will have another new retirement home ready to be filled.

Construction begins on new assisted living facility
Ruff readers at the library

Ruff readers at the library

Fifteen children read for 15 minutes each to one of two trained therapy dogs on Thursday, July 13, from 11-12 p.m. at the Cedar Springs Community Library. 

Ruff readers at the library
CSBrewery Shoppe

CSBrewery Shoppe

Cedar Springs Brewing Company is now using the retail space next door at 81 N. Main St. that was vacated by Coldbreak Brewing to sell a variety of brewing and wine-making equipment and other supplies.

CSBrewery Shoppe
Wireless Zone backpack giveaway

Wireless Zone backpack giveaway

Cedar Springs Wireless Zone, 4021 17 Mile Rd, is working to alleviate the rising costs of school supplies by giving away 200 backpacks to school children this Sunday, July 23, from 1-4 p.m.

Wireless Zone backpack giveaway
Invasive red swamp crayfish found in Michigan

Invasive red swamp crayfish found in Michigan

The crayfish were found in two different locations… The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently confirmed the presence of invasive red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) in Sunset Lake in Vicksburg, south of Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo County), and in a retention pond off Haggerty Road in Novi (Oakland County).

Invasive red swamp crayfish found in Michigan
Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month

Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month

Did you know that the average American consumes more than 23 pounds of ice cream per year? Or that vanilla is the best selling flavor?

Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month
Police search for missing man

Police search for missing man

21 July 2017

An Endangered Missing Advisory (EMA) has been issued for a 73-year-old man from Galesburg, Michigan. According to the advisory, Daniel Scarlett Klosterman, 73, left his residence in Galesburg Tuesday, July 18, around 1 p.m. He was confirmed to have arrived at his destination in Paw Paw, Mich. around 2 p.m. but did not return home […]

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Cedar Springs Community Library is paid-in-full

Cedar Springs Community Library is paid-in-full

20 July 2017

The completion of the new Cedar Springs Community Library was a dream come true, and it came with a lot of hard work on the part of dozens of people. And now, the $1,845,190 project has been officially paid off.

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Possible bear sighting in Cedar Springs

Possible bear sighting in Cedar Springs

20 July 2017

By Judy Reed The Post was alerted this week that there was a possible bear sighting early last month at the end of West Street. According to Sally Hoornstra, she saw what she thinks was a mama bear and her cub in a field behind where the Wolverine Skyhawks fly their remote-control airplanes. It was […]

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Construction begins on new assisted living facility

Construction begins on new assisted living facility

20 July 2017

Come spring next year, seniors in Cedar Springs will have another new retirement home ready to be filled.

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M-44 project update and public meeting

17 July 2017

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting a public open house this Thursday, July 20, from 5-6 p.m. at the Cannon Township Hall to provide updates on the reconstruction of M-44 (Belding Road) from Wolverine Boulevard to Myers Lake Avenue. MDOT officials will provide project details, the remaining construction schedule and traffic information. The […]

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US-131 project transitions to stage 2

US-131 project transitions to stage 2

20 July 2017

The US-131 project from 14 Mile Road (M-57) to White Creek Avenue has reached the halfway point, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. 

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Rockford Marching Band selected to play Macy’s Thanksgiving parade

Rockford Marching Band selected to play Macy’s Thanksgiving parade

20 July 2017

  Band holding fundraisers to support trip The Rockford High School Marching Band has been chosen as one of ten music programs to perform at the nationally televised 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday, November 23. Rockford High School Marching Band completed a rigorous two-year application process in order to perform […]

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Kent County to pilot mental and physical health treatment integration

20 July 2017

  Network180, Mercy Health’s Affinia Health Network and Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services have been authorized to implement a pilot program integrating physical health care and behavioral health services in the State Budget signed by Governor Rick Snyder Friday. The pilot in Kent County is specifically designated in Section 298 of the Michigan Department […]

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Suspect arrested in car theft

20 July 2017

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating numerous nighttime home invasions in Cannon Township, where purses and wallets were stolen.

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MDOT video reminds drivers of their role in reducing fatalities

MDOT video reminds drivers of their role in reducing fatalities

20 July 2017

Driver behavior is a contributing factor in at least 90 percent of all fatal traffic crashes and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is reminding motorists of the critical role they play in traffic safety. A new video released on the department’s YouTube channel promoting the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) campaign highlights what MDOT is doing to […]

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Brides-to-be: use best practices with bankrupt retailers

20 July 2017

  Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette called attention to best practices to be used by Michigan consumers, in this case brides-to-be, when protecting themselves from bankrupt retailers. This notice results from the nationwide shutdown of bridal gown retailer, Alfred Angelo, which has left brides across Michigan wondering if they’ll be without a dress and without a refund on […]

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Good Gravy, Look Who’s Gonna Be 80!

Good Gravy, Look Who’s Gonna Be 80!

20 July 2017

SHIRLEY MERLINGTON Friends and family are invited to an open house to wish Shirley Merlington a happy 80th birthday on Sunday, July 23rd from 11 am to 2 pm at the American Legion hall in Cedar Springs. You don’t need to bring gifts, just your smiling faces!

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JOYCE “JO” LESPERANCE & JACOB J. GROVER

20 July 2017

JOYCE “JO” LESPERANCE June 2, 1946 – June 25, 2004   JACOB J. GROVER February 21, 1942 – July 30, 2004 Gone thirteen years and deeply missed by spouses, relatives and friends

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Thank You

20 July 2017

The family of Joseph Watson Sr. would like to thank our family and friends for the huge outpouring of love and support during these most difficult days. Dad’s love of people came back to us tenfold, we are indeed blessed. Love, Florence Watson and family

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