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It’s time for football! Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car The Post travels to Colombia Six tornadoes hit West Michigan  Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes Whatever your party, choose a designated driver  Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides Stay cool pool without chlorine 
 
It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

Thursday, August 25, marks the first game of the 2016 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They face off against the Division 4 state champs, Zeeland West, at Zeeland at 4 p.m.

It’s time for football!
Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

A bank robbery suspect was pulled from a burning vehicle last week Thursday by Kent County Sheriff Deputies after he crashed his car and the engine compartment burst into flames.

Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car
The Post travels to Colombia

The Post travels to Colombia

The Post traveled with Harold McFarland, of Cedar Springs, on a business trip to Colombia July 31 to August 6.

The Post travels to Colombia
Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

The National Weather Service confirmed that six tornadoes occurred in West Michigan on Saturday afternoon, August 20, including two in the Grand Rapids metro area.

Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 
Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma

Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma

There are lots of things kids get excited about when they go back to school... From brand new lunch boxes loaded with pudding cups, to shiny 64-packs of crayons and catching up with friends they haven’t seen for awhile, anticipation is in the air.

Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma
Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes

The Michigan Adventure Race: Sleeping Bear Edition will be held September 17, 2016, in and around Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Glen Arbor, Mich.

Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes
Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 

Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign supports driving safety… Law enforcement officers from police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police are hoping the designated driver gets your vote this election season

Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 
Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides

Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides

New tests found significant decreases in the use of bee-killing pesticides on “bee-friendly” plants. That’s good news for bees.

Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides
Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Saltwater pool is a healthy alternative… As summer temperatures rise, backyard and neighborhood pools become more attractive for old and young alike.

Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Weigh less under a full moon

25 August 2016

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche By Ranger Steve Mueller   If you desire to weigh less, weigh yourself when the moon is overhead or even better when it is a New Moon. When the sun and moon are both on the same side of the Earth during a new moon, they exert greater gravitational pull together […]

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American drivers aren’t securing their loads on the road

25 August 2016

  More than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. roadways during the past four years, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Those crashes resulted in approximately 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths between 2011 and 2014. AAA is calling for drivers to properly secure their loads to […]

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Five things to know before hitting the road 

25 August 2016

  From RepairPal Check out these tips before hitting the road on Labor Day weekend: Changing brake pads more frequently actually saves you money Sounds counterintuitive, but it’s true—changing brake pads actually does save you money. By leaving brake pads in too long, the brake rotors—much more expensive pieces of equipment—wear down at a much […]

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Tips from Social Security when applying for disability

25 August 2016

  By: Vonda VanTil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Becoming disabled and unable to work is a very stressful time in one’s life. There are so many questions and unknowns when you have to transition out of the workforce due to medical issues. While an employer may offer short or long-term disability, most people faced […]

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Fall care for a healthier, better looking lawn 

Fall care for a healthier, better looking lawn 

25 August 2016

By Melinda Myers As summer fades into fall, it is time to help lawns recover from summer stress and prepare for the winter ahead. Continue to mow your lawn as long as it continues to grow. Grow cool season grasses like bluegrass, fescue and ryegrass 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 inches tall. Warm season grasses like bermudagrass, carpetgrass, […]

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Eight human cases of Influenza A H3N2 variant confirmed in Michigan 

25 August 2016

  LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture and Rural Development today announced that there have been eight human cases of influenza A variant viruses reported in Michigan. They have tested positive for influenza A H3N2 variant (H3N2v) and one person has been hospitalized and since released. All of […]

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Building Faith

25 August 2016

Rev. Mike Shiery Pilgrim Bible Church West Pine St. • Cedar Springs 616.696.1021   “Let the peoples praise You, O God; let all the people praise You. Then shall the earth yield her increase; God, our own God, shall bless us.” (Psalm 67:5-6) (NKJV) Perhaps you are like a lot of people who struggle to […]

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METZGER – PRAHL

METZGER – PRAHL

25 August 2016

Best wishes go out to Andrea Metzger and Jacob Prahl with their upcoming wedding on October 1st

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THANK YOU

25 August 2016

A special thank you to our Children, Family and Friends who attended and sent cards with special wishes for our 60th Anniversary party.

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CHARLES BLOWER

CHARLES BLOWER

25 August 2016

The heavenly gates were opened one year ago on August 22, 2015, farewells were left unspoken as you drifted away.

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