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A new chapter begins The Post travels to Zimbabwe Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR Playoff bound! Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools
 
A new chapter begins

A new chapter begins

Dozens of people turned out this week to witness something that hasn’t happened here in downtown Cedar Springs in a long time—a groundbreaking for a brand new business at the corner of Maple and Main Street.

A new chapter begins
The Post travels to Zimbabwe

The Post travels to Zimbabwe

This summer a life long dream recently turned into reality for me when I was able to travel to Zimbabwe, Africa. Since I was 12, God has been cultivating a desire in me to someday live in Zimbabwe. I have continued to believe that despite my circumstances, and of not knowing how it would happen, that one day God would provide a way for me to travel to Zimbabwe.

The Post travels to Zimbabwe
Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR

Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR

For nearly 70 years, Michigan has conducted hunter education classes, teaching new hunters firearms safety and the regulations behind having a safe and successful hunt. This year, the Department of Natural Resources has honored those longtime instructors who have been with the program more than 40 years with special recognition, including one from Cedar Springs.

Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR
Playoff bound!

Playoff bound!

  The Cedar Springs Red Hawks varsity football team pulled off a double coup Friday night, October 10, when they not only clinched a playoff berth with their sixth win, but also took over sole possession of first place in the OK Bronze. The Cedar Springs Red Hawks brought a fearless work ethic to their […]

Playoff bound!
Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO

Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO

Cedar Springs Brewing Company said they are proud to support the Cedar Springs PTO’s Walk-A-Thon, scheduled for Friday, October 17. David Ringler, owner of the brewery, presented the PTO with a check for $300 on September 19.

Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO
Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools

Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools

As the temperature drops, your lawn and garden will start settling into a dormant state. As you prep your landscaping and garden for a winter’s slumber, it’s a good idea to review the tools you used all summer.

Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools
Arrests made in Spencer Township homicide

Arrests made in Spencer Township homicide

17 October 2014

The Kent County Sheriff Department released the names last Friday of the six people arrested for the murder last month of Brent Luttrell, of Gowen. One of them, Christopher Paul Duncan, 29, of Lakeview, is the ex-boyfriend of Luttrell’s girlfriend, and the father of her child, who was there at the time of the home invasion.

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Local agencies train for worldwide Ebola outbreak

17 October 2014

  News came out this week that a second healthcare worker in a Dallas, Texas hospital has tested positive for the Ebola virus, after caring for a man who died there from it last week. So far, it is the only place in the U.S. affected by the virus. However, officials in Kent County aren’t […]

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Man convicted in cat killing

Man convicted in cat killing

17 October 2014

A Cedar Springs man rolled the dice and lost. Michael Patrick Stackhouse, 35, killed a cat outside his home in Cedar Springs Mobile Estates last April. He was reportedly offered a plea deal in May that would reduce his sentence if he pled guilty to a charge of animal cruelty causing death. Under the plea […]

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Four Michigan conservation officers honored for lifesaving efforts

Four Michigan conservation officers honored for lifesaving efforts

17 October 2014

The Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division recently honored four Department of Natural Resources conservation officers who worked as part of a search and rescue operation and who ultimately found a missing 2-1/2-year-old child in the woods in Newaygo County last year.

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CHARLES V. DUBRIDGE

CHARLES V. DUBRIDGE

17 October 2014

Charles V. Dubridge 85, of Cedar Springs, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at home with his family by his side. Charles was born July 21, 1929 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of Henry and Mildred (Loree) Dubridge.

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OTTO J. FORD

OTTO J. FORD

17 October 2014

Otto J. Ford 91, of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Lincoln Square Assisted Living, Grand Rapids. Otto was born May 18, 1923 in Quincy, Michigan, the son of Cecil and Luella (Newberry) Ford.

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Barry W. Harrold

Barry W. Harrold

17 October 2014

Barry W. Harrold 71, of Cedar Springs, surrounded by family went to be with our Lord, Thursday, October 9, 2014. Barry was born August 5, 1943 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the son of George and Lillian (Laski) Harrold.

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DONALD TIBBE

17 October 2014

October 15, 2003   I pray you’ll be our eyes, And watch us where we go. I pray we’ll find your light And Hold it in our hearts. Help us find a place, Guide us with your grace, Give us faith so we’ll be safe. Sadly missed by his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren  

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Peanut butter pews

17 October 2014

Pastor Kristi J. Rhodes   Hillcrest Community Church 5994 18 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs, MI 49319   Over the years, I have had the privilege of being used by God to help many people, marriages, and families through some very hard seasons in their lives. Too often, people get stuck in a bad place and […]

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Dancing, not marching

17 October 2014

There is a story about two monks walking along the road when they come to a river. A beautiful woman is standing there. She can’t figure out how to continue her journey. So one of the monks picks her up in his arms—something he was absolutely forbidden to do, for touching a woman was against […]

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