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Saying goodbye to a piece of history Detroit Lions name Kapolka coach of the week Two injured in Solon crash The Post travels…underwater? Casting spinner rigs for walleye and bass Red Hawks improve to 3 and 0 with 46 to 7 win over Belding Equestrian team heads to regionals What problem would you solve for tomorrow? CTA Parent Association Donates $3,000 to Gymnasium Fund!
 
Saying goodbye to a piece of history

Saying goodbye to a piece of history

By the time you read this, work will probably have begun on the demolition of the building at 95 N. Main—a building that has occupied that site since 1890. The building is being razed to make way for a new chapter in the history of that site and in the town

Saying goodbye to a piece of history
Detroit Lions name Kapolka coach of the week

Detroit Lions name Kapolka coach of the week

The Detroit Lions have named Gus Kapolka, the Cedar Springs High School varsity football coach, the week three recipient of the 2014 Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan High School Football Coach of the Week Program.

Detroit Lions name Kapolka coach of the week
Two injured in Solon crash

Two injured in Solon crash

A Grattan man was sent to the hospital Wednesday, September 17, after a Grand Rapids woman ran a stop sign in Solon Township and t-boned his vehicle.

Two injured in Solon crash
The Post travels…underwater?

The Post travels…underwater?

Roger Louck, of the Cedar Springs area, completed his Scuba Instructor certification at Gilboa Quarry, near Findlay, Ohio, in June.

The Post travels…underwater?
Casting spinner rigs for walleye and bass

Casting spinner rigs for walleye and bass

Recently we were taking advantage of the quick change in water temperatures on Lake Michigan. Whenever the lake flips over, the walleye move into the connecting waters.

Casting spinner rigs for walleye and bass
Red Hawks improve to 3 and 0 with 46 to 7 win over Belding

Red Hawks improve to 3 and 0 with 46 to 7 win over Belding

The steady rain could not dampen the home opener for the Red Hawk varsity football team last Friday night, September 12, which honored the Cedar Springs Rocket Football and Cheerleading programs.

Red Hawks improve to 3 and 0 with 46 to 7 win over Belding
Equestrian team heads to regionals

Equestrian team heads to regionals

The Cedar Springs High School Equestrian Team battled with Rockford the past two weekends at the MIHA District 5 Meets.

Equestrian team heads to regionals
What problem would you solve for tomorrow?

What problem would you solve for tomorrow?

Students and teachers in public schools are racing to solve problems that can exist in many communities across the country—such as water pollution and street safety—and they’re doing it with $2 million on the line.

What problem would you solve for tomorrow?
CTA Parent Association Donates $3,000 to Gymnasium Fund!

CTA Parent Association Donates $3,000 to Gymnasium Fund!

The CTA Parent Association of 2013-14, under the leadership of April Hirsch and Amy Miner, donated $3,000 toward the CTA Gymnasium Fund. Mrs. Hirsch and Mrs. Miner are pictured with members of the 2014-15 Parent Association, Jen Fulkerson, Audrey Hoops, and Shannon Maier.  

CTA Parent Association Donates $3,000 to Gymnasium Fund!

Thank You

18 September 2014

A big thank you to our families, friends and neighbors for prayers, food, flowers and cards. The United Methodist Church ladies for the nice luncheon and to Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home for the excellent service. Also, thank you to Courtland Rescue for your efforts.   The Family of Beverly Parker  

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Thank You

18 September 2014

We want to thank our families, friends and neighbors for the many acts of kindness, flowers, memorials, cards and prayers. Thanks also to The Springs Church and Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home for their kind servies.   “Love the people God sent you – one day He is going to need them back – and […]

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What Is wrong with the world?

18 September 2014

“Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose,” goes the French proverb credited to Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr: “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” It’s not that a society or person organization cannot be transformed. But such change is often cosmetic or superficial. Reality isn’t altered at the deeper, more profound levels. […]

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Servaas supports O’Hara for Judge

18 September 2014

  Retiring 63rd District Court Judge Steven Servaas announced last week that he is supporting attorney Jeffrey O’Hara’s bid to succeed him. Judge Servaas is stepping down after serving as the 63rd District Court Judge for 42 years. Judge Servaas said, “I have known Jeff as a trial lawyer for over twenty-five years. Jeff has […]

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From the Editor’s Desk

18 September 2014

  By Judy Reed   Late last month, the Cedar Springs City Council went into closed session without being specific on what it regarded. When they came out, there was a vote on a new contract for the City Manager. It was approved 4-3. (click here for story.) This is a letter I read to […]

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Fresh Market: Beets

Fresh Market: Beets

18 September 2014

By Vicky Babcock   Favored by Aphrodite, these miniature powerhouses deserve a second look. Beets are older than dirt, a pre-historic root vegetable that grew wild along the African coastline and the coastlines of Europe and Asia as well, although at this time only the beet greens were consumed. It is commonly believed that ancient […]

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Tree Pruning with a Purpose

18 September 2014

  Fall is a great time to be outside in our landscapes and gardens. We take stock of which plants are looking good and which plants seem to need a little help. It is natural to want to “do” something to help a tree – prune it, fertilize it, polish it – we can’t help […]

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Rare Bear

18 September 2014

  By Ranger Steve Mueller   A black bear was reported to have crossed Northland Drive near 15 Mile Road a few years ago. I wondered if it had followed the Rogue River to Cedar Creek, made its way to Little Cedar Creek, and possibly wandered through Ody Brook before getting to 15 Mile Road. […]

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Deer seasons in Michigan

18 September 2014

    It’s that time of year again, when hunters take to the woods for deer hunting season. For the most up to date changes and requirements for deer and other game licenses, see the Michigan DNR’s Hunting and Trapping Digest. It can be downloaded for free at www.michigan.gov/dnr. Deer seasons: Early Antlerless Firearm: Sept. […]

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Is your tree stand safe?

18 September 2014

    Hunting from a tree stand is a popular way for hunters to enjoy their season, but nearly every year a Michigan hunter is seriously injured or killed falling out of a tree stand. Conservation officers at the Department of Natural Resources remind hunters of the top safety tips when it comes to tree stands. […]

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