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Fire sends nine to hospital The Post travels to Bay City Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd Man charged in Montcalm crash Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot That’s for the birds Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden Free cats at Animal Shelter
 
Fire sends nine to hospital

Fire sends nine to hospital

A fire that broke out in an Oakfield Township home Tuesday morning sent nine people to the hospital, including six children.

Fire sends nine to hospital
The Post travels to Bay City

The Post travels to Bay City

The Post recently traveled to Bay City, Michigan, with Steve and Judy Reed, of Cedar Springs, for the Tall Ship Celebration.

The Post travels to Bay City
Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

Austin Anderson loves his rescue dog. So when it came time to pick out a project to help him earn his Eagle Scout rank—the highest rank in Boy Scouts—he was inspired to give back and do something to help a local dog rescue

Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue
Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd

Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd

It was a beautiful evening Monday to enjoy the Wolverine Skyhawks remote-controlled airplane show, an annual event with the Cedar Springs Library’s summer reading program.

Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd
Man charged in Montcalm crash

Man charged in Montcalm crash

A Wyoming, Michigan man has been charged in the crash that killed an elderly couple from Grand Rapids on May 1, in Montcalm County.

Man charged in Montcalm crash
Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot

Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot

With the top spot in the MLFA’s Big Eight division on the line, the West Michigan Hawks hosted the Toledo Thunder on Saturday evening at Skinner Field.

Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot
That’s for the birds

That’s for the birds

Mary Lou Fuller, of Solon Township, sent us this cute wildlife photo. She said she put out some leftover popcorn for the birds, and it appears that the rabbit is patiently waiting and wondering if the cardinal is going to give him any!

That’s for the birds
Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden

Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden

Too much or not enough water and never when you need it seems to be a common lament of gardeners. Reduce the impact of these weather challenges while conserving water, saving money on water and sewer bills, and growing beautiful gardens with the help of rain barrels.

Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden
Free cats at Animal Shelter

Free cats at Animal Shelter

Spayed/neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and ready for a new home! Beginning Wednesday July 20, 2016, the Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) is offering free adult cats (over four months old) for adoption.

Free cats at Animal Shelter

PHYLLIS MAHLICH

21 July 2016

Mrs. Phyllis Mahlich of Cedar Springs, Michigan, age 76, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Phyllis is survived by her beloved husband Gerald Mahlich;  children Karen (Curt) Tackmann and Tim Mahlich; grandchildren; Damian Mahlich; Jeffrey (Nicole), Rebecca (Phil), Alex, and Logan Tackmann; brothers; Gene and Jim (Pam) Butler; sister; Nancy […]

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Memorials

21 July 2016

JOYCE “JO” LESPERANCE June 2, 1946 – June 25, 2004 JACOB J. GROVER February 21, 1942 – July 30, 2004 Deeply missed by spouses, relatives  and friends

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Meet the Hawks: Rick Loper

Meet the Hawks: Rick Loper

21 July 2016

Meet West Michigan Hawks defensive end Rick Loper. Originally from Grand Rapids, Loper attended and graduated from Cedar Springs High School in 1998. He started playing football in third grade, and played all the way through school until graduation. He also wrestled and ran track in school, and found himself in the sport of mixed martial […]

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Baseball tryout and hitting camp

21 July 2016

  Coast to Coast Baseball would like to invite local players (ages 14–18) to one of their upcoming tryout events. At the tryout, staff will evaluate player’s skills in four areas: hitting, fielding, arm strength, and speed. Since the summer of 2001, over 3500 athletes from 46 different states have participated in the Coast to […]

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Big Timbers Fall

21 July 2016

By Ranger Steve Mueller We each have our own mentors, heroes, and life guides. As a young person, we latch on to experienced seniors in areas of interest or professions. Interestingly, as we age, we learn many younger than us surpass our own skills and knowledge in specialty subjects. Our mentoring leaders become younger people […]

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Lake sturgeon season opened July 16 on certain waters

Lake sturgeon season opened July 16 on certain waters

21 July 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that the unique hook-and-line fishing seasons for lake sturgeon opened Saturday, July 16. Lake sturgeon are one of Michigan’s most historically significant fish species, but there are limited opportunities to target them within the state’s waters. Seasons opening last weekend included: Great Lakes and Connecting Waters (except […]

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Fishing tip: A little nighttime fishing

21 July 2016

With summer in full swing and the temperatures being quite warm across most of the state, fish will often become quite lethargic. Even the classic warm water large and smallmouth bass move slowly and show less interest in feeding during daylight hours when the sun is high in the sky. However they still can be […]

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Simple summer home improvement: Upgrade your curb appeal

Simple summer home improvement: Upgrade your curb appeal

21 July 2016

(BPT) – Summer is a great time to complete your home improvement projects, but deciding which ones to tackle can be overwhelming. Here are a few simple curb appeal projects you can tackle this summer to welcome your family and friends into your home with style. Start fresh with a new front door For a […]

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North End Tire and Auto

North End Tire and Auto

21 July 2016

Are you looking for a new place to get tires or get your car repaired? North End Tire and Auto, located at 3665 17 Mile Road, across from Meijer, may have just what you need. North End Tire is an independent dealer that has access to all brands of tires. They say they can recommend […]

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How do I decide on a business for me?

21 July 2016

  By Bob Cooper, SCORE Counselor Deciding on the product or service that you can form into a business, starts by looking at yourself. What skills and interests that you possess? You are going to devote a lot of time and energy to the enterprise, so it is necessary that you enjoy doing the activity that […]

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