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One injured in five-car crash Community raises funds for Ricker family The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Gas prices fell in GR area Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season Five tips for financial fitness in 2017 Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs Chasing Birds
 
One injured in five-car crash

One injured in five-car crash

A five-car crash in Oakfield Township Sunday evening reportedly sent one person to the hospital.

One injured in five-car crash
Community raises funds for Ricker family

Community raises funds for Ricker family

Cedar Springs Brewing Company was the place to be Monday evening, as the community came out to show its support for brothers Brison and Preston Ricker, who are both battling cancer, and their parents, Brian and Kim.

Community raises funds for Ricker family
The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The Post recently traveled with Jim, Kelsey, Tyler, Chris and Trevor Ruark to St. Jude Children’s research hospital, in Memphis Tennessee. Kelsey (who is holding the Post newspaper in the photo) is a patient there.

The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Gas prices fell in GR area

Gas prices fell in GR area

It might be hard to believe, but at this time last year, gas stations in Houghton Lake waged a price war that had gas prices fall well below $1 a gallon. Gas in Cedar Springs was $1.67 at that time. We are seeing higher prices than that this year. Over the past week, average retail […]

Gas prices fell in GR area
Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season

Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season

(BPT) – With the tax season approaching, now is the time to start thinking about creating a strategy to help maximize tax refunds in the year ahead. From the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act to the increase in health insurance penalties, here are a few items to keep in mind […]

Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season
Five tips for financial fitness in 2017

Five tips for financial fitness in 2017

(Family Features) If a commitment to improving finances is among your resolutions for 2017, you’re not alone. A survey from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) shows that more than two-thirds of U.S. adults will make a financial resolution this year. However, one out of three Americans said their financial quality of life is […]

Five tips for financial fitness in 2017
Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor

Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor

Congratulations to Cedar Springs senior Jameson Pavelka on signing his national letter of intent to play basketball next year at NAIA member school Spring Arbor University.

Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor
Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN

Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN

  Take fourth at Warren Woods invite By Barbra Chong On Wednesday, January 12, Cedar Springs High School hosted an OK White Conference Dual against the Forest Hills Northern Huskies. The Red Hawks claimed another victory against the Huskies with a final score 51-26. Our current team OK White record is 2-2. 119 lb Kaedrian […]

Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN
New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs

New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs

Monday, Dec. 12, the middle and high school choirs at CTA put on a holiday concert. This was a year of many firsts for the choirs. This was the first time that the choirs performed a holiday concert.

New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs
Chasing Birds

Chasing Birds

Grand Rapids Audubon Club 2016 Christmas Bird Count, Kent County Center at 2 Mile & Honey Creek Roads… Fifty-nine species of birds were seen (Table 1) by forty-three traveling observers and 1 bird feeder watcher on 31 Dec 2016.

Chasing Birds
One injured in five-car crash

One injured in five-car crash

19 January 2017

A five-car crash in Oakfield Township Sunday evening reportedly sent one person to the hospital.

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Community raises funds for Ricker family

Community raises funds for Ricker family

19 January 2017

Cedar Springs Brewing Company was the place to be Monday evening, as the community came out to show its support for brothers Brison and Preston Ricker, who are both battling cancer, and their parents, Brian and Kim.

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Greenville man dies in crash

Greenville man dies in crash

19 January 2017

A Greenville area man died Tuesday when his vehicle hit a tree in Ada Township.

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North Kent Community Services receives Rotary Grant

North Kent Community Services receives Rotary Grant

19 January 2017

In October 2016, Cedar Springs Rotarian Kim Burge-Stout submitted a $7,000 matching grant to Rotary District 6290 in support of North Kent Community Services (NKCS) in Rockford. The Rotary Clubs of Cedar Springs and Rockford each donated $3,500 towards the grant. In December, the Cedar Springs Club was notified that the grant had been approved […]

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Winter fun!

Winter fun!

19 January 2017

Jocelyn White, 16 months, recently built a snowman and snow fort with her grandpa, Matt Redner, at his home, in Sand Lake. It looks like they had some fun together! Jocelyn is the daughter of Mike White and Autumn Wood, of Howard City. If you have winter photos you’d like us to consider for publication, […]

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Solon working on community park

19 January 2017

  Volunteers and members of Solon Township’s Park Planning Committee are continuing work on plans to develop a community park on 19 acres on the west side of Algoma Avenue where the Township Hall is located. They have named it Velzy Park, to commemorate what the area was first called. The park, when all five […]

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MSP Troopers recognized for outstanding patrol and investigative efforts

MSP Troopers recognized for outstanding patrol and investigative efforts

19 January 2017

The Michigan State Police (MSP) is pleased to announce that several troopers from the Rockford, Lakeview, and Mount Pleasant MSP Posts are recipients of the Cpl. Samuel A. Mapes Criminal Patrol and Investigation Award. They were recognized at a ceremony in Lansing on Jan. 11, 2017. Corporal Mapes, an early pioneer in criminal patrol and […]

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MSP seeks information in hit-and-run crash 

MSP seeks information in hit-and-run crash 

19 January 2017

The Michigan State Police Rockford Post is seeking information regarding a suspect vehicle in a hit-and-run crash that occurred at approximately 6 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2017. According to police, two pedestrians were struck and injured by a vehicle on Giles Road near the intersection of Peterson Road in Laketon Township, Muskegon County. The vehicle, […]

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Seasonal weight and speed restrictions due to warmer weather

19 January 2017

  The Kent County Road Commission (KCRC), Barry County Road Commission, Ionia County Road Commission, City of Kentwood, and the City of Walker are enacting seasonal weight limit and speed restrictions due to the warmer weather we’ve experienced. The intent of the restrictions is to protect the integrity of the road when frost is coming […]

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A Gift too wonderful for words; handle with awe

A Gift too wonderful for words; handle with awe

19 January 2017

Pastor Dick Nichols Cedar Creek Community Church 2969 14 Mile Road, Sparta   If you are reading this brief message, you have survived through the year 2016, including the Christmas-Advent season, and now we all have begun the journey called calendar year 2017 with whatever it holds. In my mind, this is no small accomplishment, and […]

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Roger C. Allen

Roger C. Allen

19 January 2017

Roger C. Allen June 20, 1928 – January 5, 2013 Remembering you Dad, I’m a couple weeks late on your memorial this year, but it doesn’t mean I miss you less. Life gets busy and you know how bad I am at deadlines! I still think of you every day. I want to say “thank […]

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DONALD J. REED

DONALD J. REED

19 January 2017

DONALD J. REED Donald J. Reed age 79 of Morley went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Spectrum Health-Big Rapids Campus. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 24, 1937 to Clarence and Beatrice (Robinson) Reed. Don worked for General Motors on Alpine for 31 years. […]

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