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Sparta Town & Country Days Post travels to Mexico Michigan State Police: Looking for a Few Good Women Top three auto repair red flags Rogue River Expedition: A success! Boogie and Ragtime piano sensation at Heritage Festival
 
Sparta Town & Country Days

Sparta Town & Country Days

Fun, friends, and family—what more could ask for in a festival? Sparta Town and Country Days had all of that last week, including some great weather. The fair had a multitude of events scheduled over five days last week, from Wednesday to Sunday. Saturday was the big parade, and we even spotted our own Red […]

Sparta Town & Country Days
Post travels to Mexico

Post travels to Mexico

Adam and Allison Randall were married in Rivira Maya, Mexico, January 31, 2014. They took along a Post and had their picture taken with it as part of the festivities!

Post travels to Mexico
Michigan State Police: Looking for a Few Good Women

Michigan State Police: Looking for a Few Good Women

When it comes to fighting crime and keeping Michigan streets safe, Michigan State Police (MSP) want women to know law enforcement isn’t just a man’s job. Trooper Marjorie Richardson has been with the state police for over 25 years, and while many believe police work is purely physical, she says that’s just one portion of the job.

Michigan State Police: Looking for a Few Good Women
Top three auto repair red flags

Top three auto repair red flags

(NAPS)—Finding an auto re-pair shop you can trust can be a challenge. Here are three warning signs to watch for on your next trip to the mechanic. • While no one likes to be overcharged, beware of estimates that are well under market rate. This can be a sign the mechanic is using low-quality or […]

Top three auto repair red flags
Rogue River Expedition: A success!

Rogue River Expedition: A success!

Over 50 people participated in the Rogue River Expedition, a 3-day public paddling and land tour to discover and experience conditions and opportunities of Michigan’s Rogue River and its watershed, held in June. The Rogue River Expedition grew out of the 2010 Grand River Expedition, an event where hundreds of paddlers explored more than 250 river miles over 12 days.

Rogue River Expedition: A success!
Boogie and Ragtime piano sensation at Heritage Festival

Boogie and Ragtime piano sensation at Heritage Festival

  Friday, August 1, 7 p.m.   Attorney turned Boogie, Blues, & Ragtime musician, Matthew Ball aka The Boogie Woogie Kid, will heat up the piano keys at The Montcalm Community College Barn Theater next Friday, August 1, at 7 p.m., with an all-American program of family piano favorites, from the swing era, for a […]

Boogie and Ragtime piano sensation at Heritage Festival
Scott “Scotty” Raymond Hazel

Scott “Scotty” Raymond Hazel

28 July 2014

HAZEL Mr. Scott “Scotty” Raymond Hazel of Rockford, age 55, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, after a short, but hard-fought battle with a rare cancer. He died surrounded and lifted up by his caring family and many friends. He was a wonderful husband to his wife of twenty-six years, […]

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Post celebrates 26 years

Post celebrates 26 years

24 July 2014

Any town’s history is only as good as its local newspaper. Did you ever wonder how we know so much about our town’s history? It isn’t by word of mouth (though stories have been handed down); it isn’t taught in school; and it’s not from old movies or magazines.

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Sparta Town & Country Days

Sparta Town & Country Days

24 July 2014

Fun, friends, and family—what more could ask for in a festival? Sparta Town and Country Days had all of that last week, including some great weather. The fair had a multitude of events scheduled over five days last week, from Wednesday to Sunday. Saturday was the big parade, and we even spotted our own Red […]

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Post travels to Mexico

Post travels to Mexico

24 July 2014

Adam and Allison Randall were married in Rivira Maya, Mexico, January 31, 2014. They took along a Post and had their picture taken with it as part of the festivities!

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City residents hear Sheriff’s proposal on policing

24 July 2014

    About 40 people turned out Tuesday night at the Cedar Springs Middle School to hear the presentation by Kent County Sheriff Larry Stelma on a proposed partnership between the City of Cedar Springs and the Sheriff Department on policing the City. Present was the Cedar Springs City Council, and a team from the […]

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White-tailed squirrels

White-tailed squirrels

24 July 2014

Last week, we ran a photo of a white-tailed squirrel on a telephone pole, and asked if other readers had ever seen one. Ranger Steve Mueller said it was probably a genetic mutation. We received a couple of different letters and photos about it from readers this week. One came from Adam Stout. He said […]

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Several candidates running for judge

Several candidates running for judge

24 July 2014

63rd District Court Judge Steven Servaas is retiring after 41 years on the bench. He was elected in 1972, and at age 27, was the youngest judge elected in Kent County. There are six candidates who are running in the August 5 primary to fill his spot

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Why Incumbents Keep Getting Reelected

24 July 2014

By Lee H. Hamilton It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating. So here’s the interesting thing: nearly three-quarters of Americans want to throw out most members of Congress, including their own representative, yet […]

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Save money by going with Sheriff department

24 July 2014

POST SRIPTS: The Cedar Springs Post welcomes letters of up to 350 words. The subject should be relevant to local readers, and the editor reserves the right to reject letters or edit for clarity, length, good taste, accuracy, and liability concerns. All submissions MUST be accompanied by full name, mailing address and daytime phone number. […]

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July is vehicle theft protection month

24 July 2014

Protect yourself from being a victim During National Vehicle Theft Protection Month, the Michigan Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) is seeking to educate the public and raise awareness on auto theft and carjackings. “July and August are the top months of the year for vehicle theft in Michigan and throughout the country,” said Mr. Dan […]

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Fishing for big fish

Fishing for big fish

24 July 2014

  by Jack Payne   Four rods were set in the rod holders and the speed was set for 1.2 mph on the trolling motor. We had the graph turned on and we were doing our best in hugging the breakline. On Lake Mac in Holland this normally meant staying around 8-14 feet of water. […]

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Bringing life back into your yard and garden

Bringing life back into your yard and garden

24 July 2014

Return of the green: Get your grass and garden growing again   (BPT) – Spring season is a time of regeneration and renewal as you prepare to bring life back to your lawn and garden. Taking the proper steps after seasonal changes or severe weather conditions can prove to be the difference between creating a […]

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