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Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration Coming soon — a new library Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed The Post travels to Washington D.C. PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness Five top trends in container gardening State urges travelers to leave firewood at home Summer car care tips to stay in great condition
 
Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Independence Day is a time to celebrate our freedom and Sand Lake has all the activities and events for a fun filled family weekend.

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration
Coming soon — a new library

Coming soon — a new library

After years of feasibility studies and planning, a new library building is coming to Cedar Springs! The land was donated, funds were raised, the blueprints were drawn, designs were chosen, approvals were obtained, and the requests for bids were sent out last month.

Coming soon — a new library
Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed

Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed

Through a program with Trout Unlimited’s Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative, the Green Team of students are spending their summer learning about the Rogue River and creative ways to manage its major pollutant—stormwater runoff—with green infrastructure.

Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed
The Post travels to Washington D.C.

The Post travels to Washington D.C.

School Board Trustee Joe Marckini recently traveled to The White House, in Washington D.C., to advocate for our Cedar Springs Public Schools.

The Post travels to Washington D.C.
PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness

PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness

Almost 25 million people in the United States are living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, according to the support group PTSD United.

PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness
Five top trends in container gardening

Five top trends in container gardening

Gardening is a peaceful activity that eases tension, reduces overall stress and promotes longevity. One long-term study found that daily gardening reduces the risk for both dementia and Alzheimer’s disease...

Five top trends in container gardening
State urges travelers to leave firewood at home

State urges travelers to leave firewood at home

As the summer travel season begins, the Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Natural Resources remind vacationers to leave firewood at home to prevent the spread of invasive tree insects and diseases.

State urges travelers to leave firewood at home
Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

For many drivers, the summer is the time of year when your tires hit the pavement most, and car care doesn’t take a vacation. Be sure your car is ready for all that mileage.

Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

MacGregor to hold office hours

23 June 2016

State Senator Peter MacGregor will be holding office hours on Wednesday, June 29th from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm at Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. “I will be available to answer questions and respond to concerns any residents of the district may have,” said MacGregor. “Office hours are a one-on-one […]

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ALGER JAMES NIELSEN

23 June 2016

Alger James Nielsen, 91, of Cedar Springs, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Mr. Nielsen was born November 12, 1924 in Maple Valley Township, Michigan, the son of Carl and Belva (White) Nielsen. He graduated from Maple Valley Township High School in 1942 and Central Michigan University in 1949. He served in the U.S. Army Air […]

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JACK L. CLARK

23 June 2016

Jack L. Clark, 90, of Solon Township died Thursday, June 16, 2016 in the presence of his family. Jack was born August 30, 1925 in Cedar Springs, Michigan, the son of Lyle and Cora (Smith) Clark. He graduated from Cedar Springs High School in 1943 and MSU in 1950. He was a veteran of the […]

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KATHLEEN MARIE DAVIS

23 June 2016

Kathleen Marie Davis, 96, died peacefully Monday evening, June 20, 2016 at Green Acres Retirement Living. Kathleen was born in Cedar Springs, Michigan on October 6, 1919. She was active in 4-H for nine years, and graduated from Cedar Springs High School. Following high school, she graduated with a home economics degree from Michigan State […]

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REV. D. ROBERT SICKMILLER

23 June 2016

Rev. D. Robert Sickmiller, 97, went to be with His Lord on Thursday, June 16, 2016. He was born February 5, 1919 in Williams Center, Ohio, the son of Elmer and Nettie (Stoll) Sickmiller. Bob enlisted in the US Marines in 1940, serving six years in the Pacific Theater and Guadalcanal. His life was forever […]

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State confirms case of Rocky Mountain spotted fever 

23 June 2016

Residents reminded to protect against all tick-borne illness  LANSING, Mich. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed a case of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) in a child in Cass County. This is the first confirmed case of RMSF contracted in Michigan since 2009. RMSF is a tick-borne disease caused by […]

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Manage Mosquitoes While Enjoying the Great Outdoors

23 June 2016

By Melinda Myers Don’t let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests in your yard. Do a bit of yard and garden clean up.  Remove weeds, manage neglected gardens and keep the lawn properly mowed to reduce resting spaces for adult mosquitoes. Eliminate […]

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Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche: New pollinator guide

23 June 2016

By Ranger Steve Mueller A new Michigan State University pollinator publication PDF is available for free download titled “Protecting and Enhancing Pollinators in Urban Landscapes for the US North Central Region.” This 2016 publication (MSU Extension Bulletin E3314) is the complete guide to protecting pollinators while gardening, growing flowers, or managing trees, shrubs, or turf […]

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Meet the Hawks: Nick Steimel

23 June 2016

By Shae Brophy Meet West Michigan Hawks defensive end/tight end Nick Steimel. Originally from Grand Rapids, Steimel moved to Cedar Springs during second grade, graduating from Cedar Springs High School in 2007. He has played football since his youth, and has also coached one year of rocket football. While in school, he also played baseball […]

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Hawks improve to 3-0 with blowout win over West Michigan Bulls

23 June 2016

By Shae Brophy On the heels of the biggest win in franchise history, the West Michigan Hawks hit the road for their first game away from Skinner Field this season. The 1 p.m. start also marked the team’s first afternoon game of the season. The Hawks would not allow either of those things stop them […]

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