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Fire destroys family’s home Community celebrates Santa and tree lighting The Post travels to Hoover Dam City Council tours Display Pack Balancing end-of-life caregiving with holiday celebrations  NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight  Lady Red Hawk bowlers placed second at invite The Canada goose
 
Fire destroys family’s home

Fire destroys family’s home

A Nelson Township family lost their home earlier this week after a fire broke out when no one was home.

Fire destroys family’s home
Community celebrates Santa and tree lighting

Community celebrates Santa and tree lighting

Last Saturday, December 3, was a beautiful day to be out and about in downtown Cedar Springs, to celebrate the annual Mingle with Kris Kringle, sponsored by the Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.

Community celebrates Santa and tree lighting
The Post travels to Hoover Dam

The Post travels to Hoover Dam

“While on vacation in Las Vegas the first week of October, my mother, Priscilla Shaffer of Cedar Springs, insisted on going to the Hoover Dam to walk the new bypass bridge,” wrote Lourelle McKnight.

The Post travels to Hoover Dam
City Council tours Display Pack

City Council tours Display Pack

The City of Cedar Springs City Council was invited to tour the Display Pack factory on West Street last Wednesday, November 30. Vic Hansen, Display Pack’s President, led the City Councilors and City Manager on a tour of the new Display Pack facility that provides consumer packaging services to some of the world’s top brands. […]

City Council tours Display Pack
Balancing end-of-life caregiving with holiday celebrations 

Balancing end-of-life caregiving with holiday celebrations 

Caring for a seriously ill loved one is difficult at any time of year. But the holidays can compound the stress as caregivers, especially those who mark the season in grand fashion, seek balance between the consuming responsibilities of meeting their loved ones needs and creating a memorable celebration.

Balancing end-of-life caregiving with holiday celebrations 
NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight 

NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight 

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 61st Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey!

NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight 
Lady Red Hawk bowlers placed second at invite

Lady Red Hawk bowlers placed second at invite

The Red Hawk girls bowling team placed second at Wyoming’s invitational on Saturday, Dec 3… The girls placed sixth in the initial round, and the top eight teams moved on...

Lady Red Hawk bowlers placed second at invite
The Canada goose

The Canada goose

Migratory Bird Treaty Centennial featured bird Perhaps one of the most recognizable birds in Michigan is the large, regal-looking Canada goose. Once a rare sight in Michigan, Canada geese are now very plentiful in the state. With black heads, beaks and necks, grey-brown bodies and a white chin strap, these birds can weigh between 5 […]

The Canada goose
Recall on goji berries and cacao pods

Recall on goji berries and cacao pods

08 December 2016

Snow Monkey 8 oz pods should be thrown away immediately FMIF Holdings, LLC is recalling Snow Monkey Goji Berry and Cacao 8oz. pods because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune […]

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Red Cross urges blood donation as one last gift to give 

08 December 2016

  It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady. Barbara Coger will […]

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Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

08 December 2016

It’s that time of year again, when kids can’t wait to mail their letters to Santa! To help parents out, the Cedar Springs Post has set up a special North Pole drop box. Every year dozens of kids use our special box for express delivery to the North Pole, and we make sure Santa reads […]

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Red Hawk bowler places 10th at invite

Red Hawk bowler places 10th at invite

08 December 2016

Trevor Ruark, from the Cedar Springs boys bowling team, placed 10th out of over 85 boys for individual games at the Wyoming invitational on Saturday, December 3. Trevor bowled a 188 and a 175.

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Wrestlers bring home medals

Wrestlers bring home medals

08 December 2016

Cedar Springs Youth Wrestling Club kicked off the 2016-17 season at East Kentwood High School for the Falcon Claw Classic on December 4, where 389 grapplers represented 56 teams. “The kids exceeded our expectations today,” said Coach Goike. “We brought 23 wrestlers. For 7 of them, it was their first ever tournament and 4 took […]

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Results from Kentwood and Hawkeye Nationals

Results from Kentwood and Hawkeye Nationals

08 December 2016

By Barbra Chong The first tournament of the 2016-2017 MYWA Western Region tournament was hosted by Kentwood wrestling this past weekend. West Michigan Pursuit brought twenty grapplers to compete with two entering Novice and the rest entering the Open division. We also had one grappler travel to Iowa to compete at the Hawkeye Nationals. Our team […]

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Teen gets first buck

Teen gets first buck

08 December 2016

Gavin Lewis, 13, the son of Jake and Amy Lewis, got his first buck recently in Solon Township. This big guy is an 8-point with a 17-1/2-inch spread. Gavin is a 7th grader at Cedar Springs Middle School.

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GISSS

08 December 2016

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche By Ranger Steve Mueller   When seeing a family member or friend in a crowd from behind, we can often recognize them based on the general impression perceived. Their size, overall shape, and where they are or what they are doing helps us zero in on who we see. We do […]

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Michigan’s muzzleloader deer hunting season opens 

08 December 2016

  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the 2016 muzzleloader deer season opened across the state last Friday, Dec. 2. Zones 1 and 2 will remain open to muzzleloading until Dec. 11. Zone 3 is open to muzzleloader deer hunting until Dec. 18. Hunters are reminded that archery deer season also is […]

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“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Show” at the Kent this weekend

08 December 2016

  Don Hunt, RJ Moore and Jerry Hoye are preparing for their upcoming appearance in It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Show which opens at the Kent Theatre Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Saturday, Dec. 10. Tickets available at the CS Public Library or you can reserve them by calling 616-307-9473 and […]

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