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Fire burns Harvard home Cedar Trails principal resigns Chamber to hold auditions for Renaissance royalty Are your car seat fears founded? Red Hawk cheer finishes season at districts Nutrition choices made easy in the grocery aisle
 
Fire burns Harvard home

Fire burns Harvard home

The Oakfield Fire Department and four other departments battled both the elements and a structure fire Tuesday morning in the 13000 block of Harvard Avenue NE.

Fire burns Harvard home
Cedar Trails principal resigns

Cedar Trails principal resigns

The Cedar Springs Board of Education approved a resolution Monday evening to enter into a separation agreement with longtime Cedar Trails Elementary principal Jennifer Harper.

Cedar Trails principal resigns
Chamber to hold auditions for Renaissance royalty

Chamber to hold auditions for Renaissance royalty

The Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce is planning their second annual Renaissance-themed summer celebration to kick off the summer during the second week of June.

Chamber to hold auditions for Renaissance royalty
Are your car seat fears founded?

Are your car seat fears founded?

Driving your newborn home from the hospital is when you know your life has changed. Car safety before kids is relatively simple, but after your first child is born, it becomes more complicated, especially when it comes to proper car seat installation.

Are your car seat fears founded?
Red Hawk cheer finishes season at districts

Red Hawk cheer finishes season at districts

Cedar Springs Varsity Cheer traveled to Mona Shores this past weekend for the 2015 District Finals, with 14 schools competing for the Championship Title. Changes were made this week and three Junior Varsity teammates were brought up to compete in the Varsity Rounds.

Red Hawk cheer finishes season at districts
Nutrition choices made easy in the grocery aisle

Nutrition choices made easy in the grocery aisle

Should you buy eggs instead of cereal? Popcorn in place of pretzels? For consumers seeking “better-for-you” foods at the grocery store, these types of decisions can feel overwhelming, and for some, time-consuming.

Nutrition choices made easy in the grocery aisle
Shirley Merlington named 2015 Grand Marshal 

Shirley Merlington named 2015 Grand Marshal 

26 February 2015

The Red Flannel Festival Board of Directors proudly named Cedar Springs resident Shirley Merlington as the 2015 Grand Marshal for the 76th Annual Celebration, to be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015.

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Fire burns Harvard home

Fire burns Harvard home

26 February 2015

The Oakfield Fire Department and four other departments battled both the elements and a structure fire Tuesday morning in the 13000 block of Harvard Avenue NE.

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Cedar Trails principal resigns

Cedar Trails principal resigns

26 February 2015

The Cedar Springs Board of Education approved a resolution Monday evening to enter into a separation agreement with longtime Cedar Trails Elementary principal Jennifer Harper.

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Chamber to hold auditions for Renaissance royalty

Chamber to hold auditions for Renaissance royalty

26 February 2015

The Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce is planning their second annual Renaissance-themed summer celebration to kick off the summer during the second week of June.

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Driver slides into freight train

Driver slides into freight train

20 February 2015

A teenaged driver reportedly couldn’t stop on a slippery road last Sunday, February 15, and slid into the path of a freight train. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, Jessica Poirier, 16, of Sparta, was traveling west on Schultz Avenue, just east of Alpine Avenue, about 2:42 p.m., when the accident occurred. She reported […]

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Cedar Springs Public Schools 1st Semester Honor roll 2014-2015

19 February 2015

The Cedar Springs Public Schools Honor Rolls for Middle School, High School, and New Beginnings Alternative HS are now available to download.

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Post travels to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

Post travels to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

26 February 2015

Kenneth Mitz and Tammy Metzger recently took the Post along on a Royal Carribean cruise to San Juan, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. They visited the islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix, Antigua, St. Lucia, and Grenada. Thanks to Ken and Tammy for taking us with you! Are you going on vacation? Take the […]

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Police search for stolen vehicle

26 February 2015

Police are on the look out for a red truck that was stolen Tuesday evening. The Kent County Sheriff’s Department-Cedar Springs Unit was dispatched at 6:58 p.m., on Tuesday, February 24, to the Tractor Supply Company on 17 Mile Rd regarding a stolen vehicle.

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Arrests made in Sparta robbery

Arrests made in Sparta robbery

26 February 2015

The Sparta Police and Kent County Sheriff Department arrested two suspects this week for the armed robbery that occurred on January 12 at 10 p.m. at the AGO gas station, 560 E. Division Street, in Sparta.

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Resident helps put out fire

26 February 2015

The quick thinking of a Nelson Township resident probably helped save his home from burning down, according to Cedar Springs Fire Chief Marty Fraser.

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Two injured in crash

26 February 2015

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle personal injury crash Friday, February 20, at 2:06 p.m. in Pine Township, on M91, south of Stanton Road. Police said their investigation revealed a 60-year-old Trufant man was driving a 2003 Dodge Ram 4 door pickup northbound on North Greenville (M-91, and while entering a curve south […]

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Defeat drowsy driving dangers: Tips for staying awake at the wheel

Defeat drowsy driving dangers: Tips for staying awake at the wheel

26 February 2015

One in five fatal accidents in America involves a drowsy driver, according to a recent report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Unfortunately, driving while fatigued is common in today’s business world.

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Middle School Wrestlers victorious

Middle School Wrestlers victorious

26 February 2015

  By Colleen White On Thursday, Feb 19, Cedar Springs Middle School wrestlers were invited to the Allendale Dual Invitational Meet. Four teams were represented: Allendale, Thornapple Kellogg, Coopersville and Cedar Springs. Cedar Springs’ first opponent was Coopersville. The Red Hawks defeated Coopersville 42-12. The second of the dual matches pitted Cedar Springs against Allendale, […]

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WMP at Meijer State Games and Big Rapids

WMP at Meijer State Games and Big Rapids

26 February 2015

Last weekend, West Michigan Pursuit took 13 grapplers to the Meijer State Games, which was hosted by Northview, and two others entered into the North Region’s Big Rapids tournament.

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Student teaches kids how to survive falling through ice

Student teaches kids how to survive falling through ice

26 February 2015

Over the next several weeks, the lakes, ponds and streams of West Michigan, currently covered in ice, will begin to thaw, creating some potentially hazardous conditions. According to the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 3,500 people die from drowning and 1 in 5 of those deaths are children 14 and under. […]

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