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A new chapter begins The Post travels to Zimbabwe Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR Playoff bound! Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools
 
A new chapter begins

A new chapter begins

Dozens of people turned out this week to witness something that hasn’t happened here in downtown Cedar Springs in a long time—a groundbreaking for a brand new business at the corner of Maple and Main Street.

A new chapter begins
The Post travels to Zimbabwe

The Post travels to Zimbabwe

This summer a life long dream recently turned into reality for me when I was able to travel to Zimbabwe, Africa. Since I was 12, God has been cultivating a desire in me to someday live in Zimbabwe. I have continued to believe that despite my circumstances, and of not knowing how it would happen, that one day God would provide a way for me to travel to Zimbabwe.

The Post travels to Zimbabwe
Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR

Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR

For nearly 70 years, Michigan has conducted hunter education classes, teaching new hunters firearms safety and the regulations behind having a safe and successful hunt. This year, the Department of Natural Resources has honored those longtime instructors who have been with the program more than 40 years with special recognition, including one from Cedar Springs.

Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR
Playoff bound!

Playoff bound!

  The Cedar Springs Red Hawks varsity football team pulled off a double coup Friday night, October 10, when they not only clinched a playoff berth with their sixth win, but also took over sole possession of first place in the OK Bronze. The Cedar Springs Red Hawks brought a fearless work ethic to their […]

Playoff bound!
Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO

Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO

Cedar Springs Brewing Company said they are proud to support the Cedar Springs PTO’s Walk-A-Thon, scheduled for Friday, October 17. David Ringler, owner of the brewery, presented the PTO with a check for $300 on September 19.

Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO
Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools

Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools

As the temperature drops, your lawn and garden will start settling into a dormant state. As you prep your landscaping and garden for a winter’s slumber, it’s a good idea to review the tools you used all summer.

Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools
Pedestrian dies in accident

Pedestrian dies in accident

17 October 2014

A man was killed on 17 Mile Road in Cedar Springs about 6 p.m. Friday evening, while crossing the street. Police identified the man as Bruce Hickman, 53, of the City of Cedar Springs. Chief Chad Potts said the man had just left a store and was trying to cross the road. A witness at the scene […]

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The POST Pumpkin Coloring Contest 2014

The POST Pumpkin Coloring Contest 2014

17 October 2014

Click and print out and then color the pumpkin (below) with crayons, markers, or colored pencils, and make your funniest or scariest face.

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A new chapter begins

A new chapter begins

17 October 2014

Dozens of people turned out this week to witness something that hasn’t happened here in downtown Cedar Springs in a long time—a groundbreaking for a brand new business at the corner of Maple and Main Street.

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Man convicted in cat killing

Man convicted in cat killing

17 October 2014

A Cedar Springs man rolled the dice and lost. Michael Patrick Stackhouse, 35, killed a cat outside his home in Cedar Springs Mobile Estates last April. He was reportedly offered a plea deal in May that would reduce his sentence if he pled guilty to a charge of animal cruelty causing death. Under the plea […]

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John J. Goller

John J. Goller

20 October 2014

GOLLER,  Mr. John J. Goller, aged 89 formerly of Rockford passed away Friday October 17, 2014.  He was born June 16, 1925 in Solon Township, attended the former Briggs School and Cedar Springs High School.  During WW II he served with the 35th Division, US Army and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.  He […]

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Maurice Fay Carr

17 October 2014

Mr. Maurice Fay Carr, aged 63 of rural Howard City, Ensley Township passed away Monday, October 13, 2014. Maurice was born September 4, 1951 to Archie Owen and Bernetta Jane (Pickard) Carr in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  He enjoyed anything to do with the outdoors especially fishing.  One of his greatest joys was to watch his grandchildren play sports […]

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City approves contract with Sheriff Dept

City approves contract with Sheriff Dept

17 October 2014

This time next month, officers in the Cedar Springs Police Department will be wearing Kent County Sheriff Department uniforms. The Cedar Springs City Council voted unanimously Thursday evening, October 9, to approve a contract with the Kent County Sheriff Department for police services.

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Local non-profit looks to improve area

Local non-profit looks to improve area

17 October 2014

By Judy Reed   There are a lot of plans in the works for the corner of Main and Maple Streets and the Community Building Development Team (CBDT) hopes to be a big part of it. In addition to the new Cedar Springs Library, on the northwest corner, and the brewery on the southwest corner, […]

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Candidate forum for City Council

17 October 2014

  Please note location change Tuesday, October 28, 6:30 p.m. in the Cedar Springs Hilltop Boardroom, 204 E. Muskegon The November election is right around the corner, and there are seven people vying for four positions on the Cedar Springs City Council. There will be a candidate forum open to the public on Tuesday, October 28, […]

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Museum happy with Red Flannel showing

Museum happy with Red Flannel showing

17 October 2014

  Sharon Jett, of the The Cedar Springs Historical Society, is giving a big thumbs up for all the volunteers that helped on Red Flannel Day, and is excited about all the people that visited the Cedar Springs Museum in Morley Park. “Many hours were spent to get it (the float) just right to match […]

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Help stock the Cedar Springs food pantry

17 October 2014

  Edward Jones is collecting food Oct. 16-Nov. 14   Would you like to have a chance to really make a difference in the community? Buy a few extra items when you buy groceries this week to donate to the local food pantry and drop them off at our local Edward Jones branch. The Cedar […]

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Arrests made in Spencer Township homicide

Arrests made in Spencer Township homicide

17 October 2014

The Kent County Sheriff Department released the names last Friday of the six people arrested for the murder last month of Brent Luttrell, of Gowen. One of them, Christopher Paul Duncan, 29, of Lakeview, is the ex-boyfriend of Luttrell’s girlfriend, and the father of her child, who was there at the time of the home invasion.

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