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The Blizzard of ‘78 Kapolka receives coaching award Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks Five winter car care tips that save you money DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail  Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat
 
The Blizzard of ‘78

The Blizzard of ‘78

Do you remember THE BLIZZARD? When people who remember it talk about it, it’s usually with a kind of awe. And with good reason—meteorologist Bill Steffen said on his blog that “The Blizzard of 1978 ranks as the #1 snowstorm ever for Grand Rapids and much of Lower Michigan

The Blizzard of ‘78
Kapolka receives coaching award

Kapolka receives coaching award

Cedar Springs Varsity Football Coach August (Gus) Kapolka was recently named Coach of the Year in Region 6 by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association.

Kapolka receives coaching award
Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks

Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks

  (BPT) With a whole new year ahead, now is the perfect time to relax and refresh with at-home spa treatments that are easy, natural, luxurious and, best of all, affordable. “Skin care does not have to be costly to be effective,” says Janet Little, director of nutrition at Sprouts Farmers Market. “By preparing your […]

Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks
Five winter car care tips that save you money

Five winter car care tips that save you money

(BPT) Winter is when car trouble can cause big financial problems. So how do you keep your car winter-ready for severe weather and protect your budget? The right preventive care is essential, and the good news is that there are many simple things you can do to get your car ready for extreme weather without […]

Five winter car care tips that save you money
DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail 

DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail 

We asked and you answered—to the tune of nearly 9,000 name suggestions for Michigan’s planned, statewide hiking and bicycling trail stretching from Belle Isle Park in Detroit to Ironwood in the western Upper Peninsula.

DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail 
Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat

Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat

Cedar Springs Competitive Cheer traveled to Lowell for their annual “Arrowfest” Cheer Invitational this last Saturday.

Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat

Great Blue

29 January 2015

By Ranger Steve Mueller   How cheery and uplifting a bright blue sky is for the soul in mid winter. It draws me to break trail in fresh snow. The experience is most beautiful when scattered white clouds parade in front of the sun creating an alternating blue-gray snow blanket when clouds temporary block the […]

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We need term limits

29 January 2015

Lee Hamilton is the last person to offer objective arguments against term limits on Congress. (The Cedar Springs Post, January 22, 2014.) He fed at the public trough for 34 years and could not possibly remember what the average American is going through to feed, clothe and educate a family. What has Harry Reid done […]

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Bowlers receive medals for high games

Bowlers receive medals for high games

29 January 2015

Cedar Springs bowled at the East Kentwood invitational tournament on Saturday, January 24, and two Red Hawk bowlers received medals for top high scores of the day. Blake Fisk bowled a 276 and was the 3rd top highest and Trevor Ruark bowled a 268 and was the 4th highest out of 17 teams that participated, […]

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Youth wrestlers bring home medals

Youth wrestlers bring home medals

29 January 2015

Most developmental youth wrestling tournaments host an average of 400-500 wrestlers, ages 4 to 15, competing for custom medals awarded to the top four finishers in each class. On Sunday, January 18, a record setting number of wrestlers, over 730, participated in the Byron Center tournament hosted at Byron Center high school. Competition was fierce […]

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WMP places in top four at tournament

WMP places in top four at tournament

29 January 2015

West Michigan Pursuit wrestlers traveled to the North Region last weekend, for Central Montcalm’s Open only tournament. “Competing outside of our region will give our WMP grapplers an opportunity to see what the other regions have to offer competitively and what to look forward to when we reach the State Finals,” said Owner and Head Coach […]

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Hometown Happenings

29 January 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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Life’s not fair and that’s okay

29 January 2015

Pastor Kristi J. Rhodes   Hillcrest Community Church 5994 18 Mile Rd.  Cedar Springs, MI 49319       Life’s not fair. No big surprise right? When children are formed in the womb, a DNA chip appears in their brains. Not many scientists recognize it, but every parent knows it’s there. It’s called the “life […]

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Will Practice Make Perfect?

29 January 2015

In the coming week, the nation will gather at Gobbler’s Knob, Pennsylvania for a uniquely American observance. The event is Groundhog Day, of course, as with bated breath we watch Punxsutawney Phil materialize from his cozy burrow. Groundhog Day makes me think, not of plump rodents, but Bill Murray. It was more than 20 years […]

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Ellen June Middleton

29 January 2015

Mrs. Ellen June Middleton of Cedar Springs, age 87 passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015.  She was born in Millbrook, Michigan to Herbert and Elsie (Oberlin) Decker. She enjoyed dancing, traveling, winters in Florida and the challenge of putting puzzles together.  However, her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Ellen is survived by her loving […]

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FINCH – REEDER

FINCH – REEDER

29 January 2015

Eugene Jr. and Lori Finch of Cedar Springs are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Jean to Michael James Reeder II. Michael is the son of Rita and Michael Berndt of Grant, Michigan and Michael Reeder and Deb Campbell of Greenville, Michigan. Miss Finch is a 2011 graduate of Cedar Springs High […]

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