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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
Fresh Market: The Peach

Fresh Market: The Peach

24 July 2014

  By Vicky Babcock   Who can resist the lure of a ripe peach on a summer afternoon? Not I, and certainly not my three-year-old grandson, who gorged himself on peaches while helping me pick and suffered not a whit. The sight of a peach still brings to mind that perfect summer day—Bryce’s face with […]

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Consider health and safety risks when getting body art

24 July 2014

  Body art modification has become increasingly popular with one out of four persons ages 18-25 in the United States now having tattoo or body piercing. As body art such as tattoos or piercings becomes more common, the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is urging residents to protect their health and wellness by working […]

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Stroke and osteoporosis screenings coming to Cedar Springs

24 July 2014

  Cedar Springs, Michigan – Residents living in and around the Cedar Springs, Michigan community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Solon Center Wesleyan Church will host Life Line Screening on August 23. The site is located at 15671 Algoma in Cedar Springs. Steve Hennigar of Oscoda, […]

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Let go or be dragged

24 July 2014

By Ronnie McBrayer A friend who has some experience with rodeo horses sent me a most picturesque proverb: “Let go or be dragged.” Whether this phrase was first spoken by a Zen master who had achieved enlightenment, or by a battered cowboy pulling cacti from his backside, it is the unmistakable truth. Take my friend’s […]

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Thank You!

24 July 2014

My sincere thanks to the Cedar Springs museum board for the honor they bestowed upon me at last week’s meeting. It was a most touching moment when they unveiled a plaque with my name, that is to be hung in our library. A beautiful cake was served that topped off a memorable evening.   Betty […]

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JOHN M. CHUPP

24 July 2014

Mr. John M. Chupp, age 61 of Cedar Springs, formerly of Grand Rapids, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014. surviving are his children; Atalie Chupp, John (Jennifer) Chupp and Derek Chupp; nine grand children; five great grandchildren; brothers Herb (Heidi) Connor and Mike (Patty) Stoken; relatives and friends. John was an employee of SpartanNash Distributing. […]

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RAYMOND K. STARR

RAYMOND K. STARR

24 July 2014

Raymond K. Starr, 55 of Cedar Springs, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his home. Ray was born May 15, 1959 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the son of Robert and Joyce (Francis) Starr. He worked as a supervisor in the foundry at Eagle Aluminum in Muskegon. He was very close to his brothers and sisters […]

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New events at Montcalm Heritage Festival

New events at Montcalm Heritage Festival

24 July 2014

SIDNEY – A glider demonstration by Brent Wickerham, of Greenville, is new to this year’s 28th annual Montcalm Heritage Festival, July 31-Aug. 2 on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus. Wickerham is an experienced hang-glider who is able to launch from flat ground. If the weather is conducive, he will launch Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. in […]

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Dog daze at Solon market

Dog daze at Solon market

24 July 2014

  Limited to first 20 registrants   The “Dog Daze of August” at Solon Market will be here before you know it! Children are welcome to bring a pet to the popular pet show on Saturday, August 2, which runs from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at 15185 Algoma Ave. Pre-register for the show with […]

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 Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

 Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

24 July 2014

SARAH PALIN: The chicken crossed the road because, gosh-darn it, he’s a maverick! BARACK OBAMA: Let me be perfectly clear, if the chickens like their eggs they can keep their eggs. No chicken will be required to cross the road to surrender her eggs. Period. JOHN McCAIN: My friends, the chicken crossed the road because […]

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