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Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal The Post travels to New Mexico NATIONAL BIRDFEEDING MONTH Depiazza claims 100th win as Red Hawks finish second in conference Free fishing weekend Feb. 13-14 Group knits red hats for babies born in Greenville Cocktail Tips for Winter Entertaining
 
Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal

Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal

When there is community group doing something good in Cedar Springs, there is a good chance that Donna Clark, our town’s head librarian, is a part of it.

Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal
The Post travels to New Mexico

The Post travels to New Mexico

The Post traveled recently to New Mexico with Laurie Bahmer, of Howard City. “My brother and his family live in Las Cruces, NM. I went to visit them, as I hadn't seen them in many years,” she said.

The Post travels to New Mexico
NATIONAL BIRDFEEDING MONTH

NATIONAL BIRDFEEDING MONTH

Watching birds is a joy unto itself—but you can easily make it mean so much more just by reporting the birds you see to Project FeederWatch.

NATIONAL BIRDFEEDING MONTH
Depiazza claims 100th win as Red Hawks finish second in conference

Depiazza claims 100th win as Red Hawks finish second in conference

Cedar Springs High School Wrestling traveled to Wyoming for the last Conference Tri Meet last Wednesday, February 3. Cedar Springs started the evening against Wyoming and claimed a victory, 71-6.

Depiazza claims 100th win as Red Hawks finish second in conference
Free fishing weekend Feb. 13-14

Free fishing weekend Feb. 13-14

Everyone in Michigan – including residents and non-residents – can fish without a license Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13 and 14, though all other fishing regulations still apply.

Free fishing weekend Feb. 13-14
Group knits red hats for babies born in Greenville

Group knits red hats for babies born in Greenville

February is American Heart Month and a fellowship group with the informal name of Stitchers & More is celebrating. They are raising awareness of heart disease by knitting red hats for all babies born in February at United Hospital in Greenville.

Group knits red hats for babies born in Greenville
Cocktail Tips for Winter Entertaining

Cocktail Tips for Winter Entertaining

Winter is the perfect time for entertaining guests in the comfort of your home — and nothing beats cozying up by the fireplace with a delectable winter cocktail. From warming treats to rich flavor concoctions, vodka can be a terrific ingredient for wintertime cocktails. A party calls for something special. If you’re going to be […]

Cocktail Tips for Winter Entertaining
Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal

Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal

11 February 2016

When there is community group doing something good in Cedar Springs, there is a good chance that Donna Clark, our town’s head librarian, is a part of it.

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Plainfield Township supervisor charged with larceny

Plainfield Township supervisor charged with larceny

11 February 2016

Money “brazenly” diverted to Jay Spencer’s personal use By Beth Altena Plainfield Township’s elected supervisor, Jay Spencer, is facing felony charges and a possible 10 years in jail after being charged with felony larceny of over $20,000. Spencer was previously ordered to repay to Jolan Jackson, of Wyoming, $540,000, but had not faced criminal charges […]

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Police seek suspects in break-in

Police seek suspects in break-in

11 February 2016

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on two suspects who broke into Rustic Sports, in Howard City, in the wee hours of the morning on January 30.

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Sen. MacGregor to hold office hours

11 February 2016

Senator Peter MacGregor will be holding office hours on Monday, February 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505. “I will be available to answer questions and respond to concerns any residents of the district may have. Office hours are a one-on-one meeting with constituents, and […]

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Former Survivor contestant arraigned on felony charges

Former Survivor contestant arraigned on felony charges

11 February 2016

Michael Skupin charged with possession of child pornography, racketeering Five years ago this week, former Survivor contestant Michael Skupin was a guest speaker at Cedar Springs’ En Gedi Youth Center, where he shared his inspirational story with 120 kids and parents. Many remember him as the man who passed out and fell into the fire […]

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MDHHS reports first pediatric flu death of season; Urges individuals to get vaccinated

11 February 2016

From the MDHHS The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed this week that the first influenza-associated pediatric death of the 2015-2016 flu season has been reported in Michigan. This is an unfortunate reminder of how serious influenza can be, and MDHHS is reminding residents that it is not too late to get vaccinated […]

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Middle School wrestlers victorious

Middle School wrestlers victorious

11 February 2016

The CSMS Wrestlers won a hard earned victory against the Allendale Falcons, winning 46 to 45, and against the Comstock Park Panthers, winning 39 to 33. Allendale took an early lead with our Red Hawks battling back with every move made. Our young Red Hawks see-sawed back and forth with the Panthers the entire meet.  […]

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Youth wrestlers place at GVSU

Youth wrestlers place at GVSU

11 February 2016

By Jacquie Troupe Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers had an exciting opportunity to compete in the GVSU fieldhouse Sunday, February 7, at the GVSU Open and Novice Tournament. Fourteen youths competed in 41 matches, winning 18 and eight wrestlers placing in the top 4. According to Coach Marsman, perseverence in practice is paying off with his […]

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WMP wrestlers bring home medals

WMP wrestlers bring home medals

11 February 2016

By Barbra Chong West Michigan Pursuit traveled to Grand Valley State University this past weekend. WMP entered 21 grapplers and placed 16 in the top four. We have two Champions who remain undefeated this season, Chayson Eberspeaker, 6 & under age group and Jayden Marcano-Cruz, 7/8 age group. Out of 68 battles, WMP claimed 44 […]

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Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche: Itty Bitty Sleeper

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche: Itty Bitty Sleeper

11 February 2016

By Ranger Steve Mueller Being hard to find has an advantage when you are a tasty morsel. Consider how tasty you are to female mosquitoes. Being thousands of times larger than a mosquito makes you an easy target. You make yourself an even easier target by expelling carbon dioxide and by giving off heat. If […]

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DNR reminds public of ice-safety measures

11 February 2016

With warm and rainy weather patterns seen in recent weeks in many parts of the state, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources urges ice anglers and snowmobilers to remember that no ice is safe ice. “When temperatures reach into the 40s, as they have recently in many areas, thawing will occur and that will definitely […]

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