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One injured in five-car crash Community raises funds for Ricker family The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Gas prices fell in GR area Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season Five tips for financial fitness in 2017 Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs Chasing Birds
 
One injured in five-car crash

One injured in five-car crash

A five-car crash in Oakfield Township Sunday evening reportedly sent one person to the hospital.

One injured in five-car crash
Community raises funds for Ricker family

Community raises funds for Ricker family

Cedar Springs Brewing Company was the place to be Monday evening, as the community came out to show its support for brothers Brison and Preston Ricker, who are both battling cancer, and their parents, Brian and Kim.

Community raises funds for Ricker family
The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The Post recently traveled with Jim, Kelsey, Tyler, Chris and Trevor Ruark to St. Jude Children’s research hospital, in Memphis Tennessee. Kelsey (who is holding the Post newspaper in the photo) is a patient there.

The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Gas prices fell in GR area

Gas prices fell in GR area

It might be hard to believe, but at this time last year, gas stations in Houghton Lake waged a price war that had gas prices fall well below $1 a gallon. Gas in Cedar Springs was $1.67 at that time. We are seeing higher prices than that this year. Over the past week, average retail […]

Gas prices fell in GR area
Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season

Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season

(BPT) – With the tax season approaching, now is the time to start thinking about creating a strategy to help maximize tax refunds in the year ahead. From the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act to the increase in health insurance penalties, here are a few items to keep in mind […]

Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season
Five tips for financial fitness in 2017

Five tips for financial fitness in 2017

(Family Features) If a commitment to improving finances is among your resolutions for 2017, you’re not alone. A survey from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) shows that more than two-thirds of U.S. adults will make a financial resolution this year. However, one out of three Americans said their financial quality of life is […]

Five tips for financial fitness in 2017
Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor

Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor

Congratulations to Cedar Springs senior Jameson Pavelka on signing his national letter of intent to play basketball next year at NAIA member school Spring Arbor University.

Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor
Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN

Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN

  Take fourth at Warren Woods invite By Barbra Chong On Wednesday, January 12, Cedar Springs High School hosted an OK White Conference Dual against the Forest Hills Northern Huskies. The Red Hawks claimed another victory against the Huskies with a final score 51-26. Our current team OK White record is 2-2. 119 lb Kaedrian […]

Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN
New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs

New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs

Monday, Dec. 12, the middle and high school choirs at CTA put on a holiday concert. This was a year of many firsts for the choirs. This was the first time that the choirs performed a holiday concert.

New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs
Chasing Birds

Chasing Birds

Grand Rapids Audubon Club 2016 Christmas Bird Count, Kent County Center at 2 Mile & Honey Creek Roads… Fifty-nine species of birds were seen (Table 1) by forty-three traveling observers and 1 bird feeder watcher on 31 Dec 2016.

Chasing Birds
DONALD J. REED

DONALD J. REED

19 January 2017

DONALD J. REED Donald J. Reed age 79 of Morley went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Spectrum Health-Big Rapids Campus. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 24, 1937 to Clarence and Beatrice (Robinson) Reed. Don worked for General Motors on Alpine for 31 years. […]

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JOHN “TOM” THOMAS VANWAGONER

19 January 2017

  Tom left this life to be with his wife Mary, brother Vernon, sister in law Barb, Mom and Dad on January 12, 2017.  Tom spent his life enjoying outdoor activities with his family and friends. Tom will be missed by his children Gail & Joe VandenBerg and Jim & Teresa VanWagoner. He will also […]

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DEBRA BODEN

19 January 2017

  Debra Boden age 60 of Howard City passed away January 14, 2017 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus.  She was born August 4, 1956 in Grand Rapids the daughter of Clifford and Barbara (Wood) BeVier.  During her working years she owned and operated Pizza Time in Howard City for 12 years with her husband William.  […]

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SUE A. WILSON

19 January 2017

  Sue A. Wilson, 81 of Cedar Springs, died Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Samaritas Senior Living, Grand Rapids. Mrs. Wilson was born September 11, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the daughter of Edward and Irma (Hale) Cummings. She drove bus for Cedar Springs Public Schools for 11 years. Surviving are two sons, Edward and […]

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Thank you

19 January 2017

Alice Powell would like to thank all the friends and family that came to her 90th Birthday Party at the Gun Tavern on Friday the 13th. Thank you!

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Michigan Press Association: Government control of what you know

19 January 2017

  Michigan House introduces second bill in attempt to remove public notices from newspapers By Doug Caldwell, Michigan Press Association Earlier this week, the Michigan House of Representatives began their 99th session. The first bill introduced deals with an important issue…rolling back Michigan’s income tax. The second bill introduced by Rep. Rob Verheulen, R-Walker, is a […]

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Can the media hold politicians accountable?

19 January 2017

  By Lee H. Hamilton, Center on Representative Government If you watched Donald Trump’s recent press conference, you may have overlooked a telling and worrisome moment. A CNN reporter tried to ask the president-elect about the extent of his ties to Russian officials. “No! Not you. No! Your organization is terrible,” responded Mr. Trump, and […]

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Ensley Real Estate moves into downtown location

Ensley Real Estate moves into downtown location

19 January 2017

Patrick and Laura Ensley, of Ensley Team Real Estate, are excited to announce their new location, 71 N. Main, in Cedar Springs. (They are in the building formerly occupied by Geekworx.)

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Spectrum Health Wins 2016 Foster G. McGaw Prize

19 January 2017

  Finalists from Dallas, Los Angeles and Toledo, Ohio, also honored In recognition of its cutting-edge programs and services to reach the underserved residents of Western Michigan, Spectrum Health is awarded the 2016 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service and will receive $100,000 for programs creating healthier and stronger communities. As one […]

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Lady Red Hawks take first at Wyoming

Lady Red Hawks take first at Wyoming

19 January 2017

Cedar Springs cheer again dominated the mat on Saturday, January 14, at the Wyoming Invitational, with all three teams taking home first place. The morning started with Cedar Springs Middle taking the lead at the end of round 2 with the score of 99.62 and holding the lead in round 3 with a score of […]

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