web analytics
Featured Stories
Cedar Springs athlete crowned national champion Crash claims life of horse and buggy driver The Post travels to Pierson Rotary Club honors 5th grade essay winners Solon Park committee needs public input 10 tips to safely sell a car online Youth wrestlers head to state finals What’s “bugging” you in our streams? New hope for kids battling kidney disease Raising of America 
 
Cedar Springs athlete crowned national champion

Cedar Springs athlete crowned national champion

Justin Balczak, a 2011 Cedar Springs High School graduate, is now a national champion in the heptathlon. He competed for Asuza Pacific University, located in southern California, in the two-day NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama during the weekend of March 13.

Cedar Springs athlete crowned national champion
Crash claims life of horse and buggy driver

Crash claims life of horse and buggy driver

A horse and buggy driver that was injured in a crash with a pickup truck last week has died of his injuries.

Crash claims life of horse and buggy driver
The Post travels to Pierson

The Post travels to Pierson

The Hoosiermama family, of Solon Township, has been looking forward to taking a short vacation from the busyness of their fast-paced life here in Cedar Springs. So it was a great relief to Dolly Madison and Hermando Hoosiermama, and their daughter, Indiana, when they took a short break from the madness to visit somewhere they […]

The Post travels to Pierson
Rotary Club honors 5th grade essay winners

Rotary Club honors 5th grade essay winners

The Cedar Springs Rotary recently handed out the awards for their annual Rotary 4-way test contest. They invited students from Cedar View, Creative Technology Academy, and Algoma Christian to enter, and had nine fifth grade classes participate.

Rotary Club honors 5th grade essay winners
Solon Park committee needs public input

Solon Park committee needs public input

The Solon Township Park Committee now has two conceptual drawings for how a new park could be laid out on the township property on Algoma, and they want the public’s input. They invite residents to come to a meeting on Monday, March 30, from 5:30 to 7 at the township hall and give their comments.

Solon Park committee needs public input
10 tips to safely sell a car online

10 tips to safely sell a car online

(BPT) – Looking for a new set of wheels? Need to raise some cash for a home improvement project? Heading back to college? Last year, a whopping 42.5 million used cars were sold in the United States, many by private owners. And 94 percent of those transactions involved an online search, according to leading online […]

10 tips to safely sell a car online
Youth wrestlers head to state finals

Youth wrestlers head to state finals

Over 600 youth wrestlers competed at the 2015 MYWAY Western Regional held at Lowell High School on March 13 and 14, 2015. Cedar Springs Youth Wrestling Club sent 33 wrestlers to compete for the top four spots in each age group and weight class in hopes of advancing to the MYWAY State finals which will be held this weekend

Youth wrestlers head to state finals
What’s “bugging” you in our streams?

What’s “bugging” you in our streams?

In many cases we think bugs are a nuisance, but bugs in a stream can be very useful. Stream insects are a good measure of water quality.

What’s “bugging” you in our streams?
New hope for kids battling kidney disease

New hope for kids battling kidney disease

New hope is on the horizon for children suffering from chronic kidney disease, thanks to the results of a study that, for the first time, identifies some of the factors that can lead to kidney failure.

New hope for kids battling kidney disease
Raising of America 

Raising of America 

We all want what is best for our children. We live in the richest country in the world. So why does child well-being in the U.S. rank 26 out of 29 rich countries?

Raising of America 
ROBERT E. HIBBARD

ROBERT E. HIBBARD

26 March 2015

ROBERT E. HIBBARD September 1, 1936 – March 28, 2007 We miss you. Pat & Children

Read the full story

Posted in MemorialComments (0)

LOIS JEAN HOLTON

26 March 2015

Lois Jean Holton went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, March 19, 2015. She was born June 15, 1924 in Cedar Springs, Michigan to George and Alice (Sprague) Looman

Read the full story

Posted in ObituaryComments (0)

RACHEAL LEE ZACHOW

26 March 2015

In Memory of RACHEAL LEE ZACHOW A little mite so full of love Who stole my heart when she arrived My heart’s full of happiness for the time that we shared And for all of the reasons I had to care That love has never wandered away For it is here, forever to stay Now […]

Read the full story

Posted in MemorialComments (0)

Frandsen – VanSetters

Frandsen – VanSetters

26 March 2015

After a romantic proposal on the shore of Lake Michigan on Christmas Eve of 2013, Michael VanSetters and Andrea Frandsen will become husband and wife on April 11, 2015. Michael and Andrea will be married at Crossroads Church in Rockford with a reception to follow at Rockford Sportsman Club. Michael is employed by MOS, a […]

Read the full story

Posted in EngagementComments (0)

Six tips about employee business expenses

26 March 2015

  If you paid for work-related expenses out of your own pocket, you may be able to deduct those costs. In most cases, you claim allowable expenses on Schedule A, Itemized Deductions. Here are six tax tips that you should know about this deduction. 1. Ordinary and Necessary.  You can only deduct unreimbursed expenses that are […]

Read the full story

Posted in Tax TimeComments (0)

Spring wildfire season has returned   

Spring wildfire season has returned   

26 March 2015

The melting snow may be a welcome change from winter’s chill, but the Department of Natural Resources reminds residents that pleasant weather also brings the threat of wildfires.

Read the full story

Posted in OutdoorsComments (0)

Important bird areas

26 March 2015

  By Ranger Steve Mueller   Important Bird Areas are surveyed and designated specifically for their importance for bird species survival. Birders visit some of these areas regularly to see many of the 233 bird species that breed in Michigan, and the areas are inventoried to identify habitats essential for bird preservation. About 115 species […]

Read the full story

Posted in OutdoorsComments (0)

Lynch Syndrome hereditary cancer awareness week

26 March 2015

For the first time, the entire week of March 22-28, 2015 has been proclaimed Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Week by Gov. Rick Snyder and the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) to promote the importance of Lynch Syndrome (LS) screening for newly-diagnosed colorectal cancer patients and their families.

Read the full story

Posted in HealthComments (0)

The Dixie Swim Club 

26 March 2015

Opening the Flat River Community Players’ 41st season is a funny, touching story about the bonds between friends. The Dixie Swim Club is by the writing team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. The Players produced their comedy, Dearly Beloved, in 2012.

Read the full story

Posted in Arts & EntertainmentComments (0)

Fathers get support during conference in Grand Rapids

26 March 2015

  Fatherhood is full of excitement and joy… but it also has its share of challenges.  Healthy Kent’s Dads Count! is hoping to make being a dad a little less stressful, by offering a special educational event on Saturday, April 18, 2015.  The Focus on Fathers Fatherhood Conference will offer various topics for reinforcing positive […]

Read the full story

Posted in Arts & EntertainmentComments (0)