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Tagged brook trout released in Cedar Creek The Post travels to Alaska Everyday heroes at the library Dazzle guests with a July 4th Feast West Michigan Hawks fall to Bengals DNR urges caution when using fireworks  Want to teach your children to be good stewards? 
 
Tagged brook trout released in Cedar Creek

Tagged brook trout released in Cedar Creek

Brook trout released into Cedar Creek last week will help researchers understand more about the fish and their relationship with our cold water creek.

Tagged brook trout released in Cedar Creek
The Post travels to Alaska

The Post travels to Alaska

The Post recently traveled to Alaska with Julie Kent and Candy Jacobs, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Mary Balon and Kim Gillow, of Cedar Springs.

The Post travels to Alaska
Everyday heroes at the library

Everyday heroes at the library

It was great week of summer reading fun at the Cedar Springs Library this past week, with programs highlighting everyday heroes and animal super powers.

Everyday heroes at the library
Dazzle guests with a July 4th Feast

Dazzle guests with a July 4th Feast

Family Features Celebrate warm weather, abundant outdoor activities and all the fun of July Fourth with a flavorful and festive gathering. Independence Day only comes once a year, so make it count and invite your favorite guests over for a memorable event. You’ll go out with a bang when you serve up these palate-pleasing dishes […]

Dazzle guests with a July 4th Feast
West Michigan Hawks fall to Bengals

West Michigan Hawks fall to Bengals

The West Michigan Hawks hosted the #10 ranked Wayne County Bengals, in a divisional matchup Saturday, June 27. The Hawks came up short, in an exciting game, falling 48-34.

West Michigan Hawks fall to Bengals
DNR urges caution when using fireworks 

DNR urges caution when using fireworks 

Warm weather and family gatherings can make the Fourth of July a fun time with great memories. But before you celebrate, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is asking residents and visitors to make sure they understand the importance of fireworks and campfire safety. “With folks filling state parks, campgrounds and backyards to celebrate the […]

DNR urges caution when using fireworks 
Want to teach your children to be good stewards? 

Want to teach your children to be good stewards? 

Time to get your hands dirty... Growing your own garden is a popular pastime that cuts grocery bills and puts fresh produce within arm’s reach. But to parents it’s so much more than that.

Want to teach your children to be good stewards? 

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

02 July 2015

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration July 1 – 5 Theme:  “Small Town Super Heroes” Thursday July 2 Kiddies Day • “Small Town Super Heroes” 10:00am-5:00pm Red, White & Blue Book Sale Friends of the Nelson Township/Sand Lake Library Noon Kiddies Day Parade Registration At registration receive a grab bag and a free entry for […]

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Meet the Hawks: Darren Trader

Meet the Hawks: Darren Trader

02 July 2015

By Shae Brophy Meet offensive/defensive lineman Darren Trader. Darren, a 2007 graduate from Tri County High School, is one of a few players who see time on offense and defense. Primarily used on offense, his 6 foot 4 inch frame comes in handy on the defensive line as well. Trader has been involved with football […]

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Rockford area kids triathlon

Rockford area kids triathlon

02 July 2015

The 11th Annual Rockford Area Kids Triathlon is set to be held on Saturday July 11, 2015 at the Rockford North Middle School.  Races will start at 9:00 a.m. and participants should arrive an hour before race time. This is a swim/bike/run event for children age 2-17 sponsored by the Rockford Public Safety, Kent County […]

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New state-record quillback 

New state-record quillback 

02 July 2015

Caught from same water body as 2014 record The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently confirmed another new state-record fish, this time a quillback carpsucker. This marks the fourth state-record fish caught in 2015. The state record for quillback carpsucker was broken by a fish caught by Garrett Reid, of Nashville, Michigan, on Hardy Dam […]

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Glowing Sparks on Sleeping Bag

02 July 2015

Boy scouts hiked two miles to Mr. Cook’s farm woodlot to set up camp. First, selecting a proper tent site was important. Then collecting adequate firewood to cook dinner was essential and additional wood was gathered for an evening campfire. Once the essentials of camp construction like making a latrine were completed, games, exploration, and […]

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Putting pet safety first over the 4th of July

02 July 2015

  Every year Michigan families look forward to celebrating the Fourth of July with picnics, time on the Great Lakes and the traditional fireworks. However, the furry members of your family might not look forward to the holiday as much as you do. Did you know more pets are lost or run away around the […]

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Buy a verdict

02 July 2015

  Murphy, a dishonest lawyer, bribed a man on his client’s jury to hold out for a charge of manslaughter, as opposed to the charge of murder that was brought by the state. The jury was out for several days before they returned with the manslaughter verdict. When Murphy paid the corrupt juror, he asked […]

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Hometown Happenings

02 July 2015

Hometown Happenings articles are a community service for non-profit agencies only. Due to popular demand for placement in this section, we can no longer run all articles. Deadline for articles is Monday at 5 p.m. This is not guaranteed space. Articles will run as space allows. Guaranteed placement is $10, certain restrictions may apply. You […]

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Earthquake shakes Michigan

30 June 2015

No Reported Injuries or Damages; Assessments Ongoing The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that a 3.3 magnitude earthquake occurred in Michigan today, June 30, seven miles northeast of Union City at 11:42 a.m. Assessments are still ongoing, but there are no reported injuries or damages at this time. Anyone with earthquake-related damage is encouraged to report it […]

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Robert Allen Johnson

26 June 2015

Robert Allen Johnson, 76, passed away peacefully in his sleep early Thursday, June 25, 2015. Bob was born January 28, 1939. Bob lived most of his life as a resident of Courtland Township.

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