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One hurt in accident The Post travels to Georgia Gas prices expected to drop Dogs removed from home ready for adoption Preserve the Harvest for Winter Meals and Holiday Gifts Regular exercise can help kids do better in school Spectrum Health United Hospital receives award Fishing the piers and connecting waters
 
One hurt in accident

One hurt in accident

A 17-year-old driver had to be extricated from her car Saturday evening, August 16, after she pulled out in front of another car at Main and Cedar Streets.

One hurt in accident
The Post travels to Georgia

The Post travels to Georgia

In June, Jon Korb and Sally Smith traveled to Augusta, Georgia to visit their son, Army Specialist Bill Korb, who is stationed at Fort Gordon. The Post went along for the trip to have its picture taken with Bill and his Mom. Thanks so much for taking us with you! Are you going on vacation? […]

The Post travels to Georgia
Gas prices expected to drop

Gas prices expected to drop

Gas prices have been dropping, and according to GasBuddy.com, we should see gas prices decline even further as we approach fall and winter. According to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 246 gas outlets in Grand Rapids, the average retail gasoline prices in Grand Rapids have fallen 18.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.42/g […]

Gas prices expected to drop
Dogs removed from home ready for adoption

Dogs removed from home ready for adoption

Thirty-seven dogs removed from custody of owner The Kent County Animal Shelter received a judgment in Kent County Circuit Court last week, permanently taking 37 dogs from their previous owner. The dogs were being kept at a home in Grand Rapids since late 2013. Kimberly Savino, the previous owner of the dogs, is currently facing […]

Dogs removed from home ready for adoption
Preserve the Harvest for Winter Meals and Holiday Gifts

Preserve the Harvest for Winter Meals and Holiday Gifts

The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you’ve run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. Or maybe you just couldn’t resist that special deal on a bushel of tomatoes, potatoes or apples at the farmer’s market.

Preserve the Harvest for Winter Meals and Holiday Gifts
Regular exercise can help kids do better in school

Regular exercise can help kids do better in school

  (StatePoint) Physical activity may not be the first thing parents or teachers think about when they want to boost a child’s academic performance, but evidence supports the notion that a bit of exercise for the body is beneficial to the brain as well. In fact, kindergarteners who participated in Build Our Kids’ Success (BOKS), […]

Regular exercise can help kids do better in school
Spectrum Health United Hospital receives award

Spectrum Health United Hospital receives award

Baby-Friendly USA announced that Spectrum Health United Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility.

Spectrum Health United Hospital receives award
Fishing the piers and connecting waters

Fishing the piers and connecting waters

by Jack Payne   Fishing the piers and connecting waters is a lot of fun. Over the next few months, anglers will enjoy a wide range of species. Currently smallmouth bass, walleye, catfish, carp and Sheephead are being caught. In a few weeks king salmon and trout will move in and the whitefish will follow […]

Fishing the piers and connecting waters
New immunization requirements

New immunization requirements

21 August 2014

*Current laboratory evidence of immunity is acceptable instead of immunization with antigen. **All doses of vaccines must be given with appropriate spacing between doses and at appropriate ages to be considered valid.   For more information, please refer to www.michigan.gov/immunize.   You are encouraged to discuss these new immunization requirements with your health care provider […]

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Asbestos Management Plan

21 August 2014

Asbestos Management Plan Available for Review by Parents, Teachers and Employees Our school district has conducted an extensive asbestos survey of all of our buildings.  Based on the findings of these inspections, a comprehensive management plan was drafted.  This plan details the response actions that the district will be taking regarding asbestos containing materials found […]

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BUSINESS BITS

21 August 2014

Family Cuts and More   Are you looking for a new place get your hair done? Relax with a manicure and pedicure? Try a new look? You might want to check out Family Cuts n’ More, located at 4023 17 Mile Road, in the strip mall near Tractor Supply. Owners Kristin Reister and Agnes Meksula […]

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The Art and Science of Business Management

21 August 2014

Ask Score By Christian Glupker, SCORE Counselor   The Small Business Administration lists poor management as one of the major causes of business failures. Successful entrepreneurs overcome this by recognizing three functions of business management:  Planning, organizing, and leadership. The planning function answers three key questions: Where are we now? Where do we want to be? How do we […]

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Quiet—not Absent

21 August 2014

By Ranger Steve Mueller I am not one to sit. I like moving. Outdoor activity is either walking, working on trail maintenance, pruning trees and shrubs, pursing butterflies, birds, or other animals. Three days ago, I broke my leg while walking in uneven ground, in search of wetland butterflies. I fell in a hidden hole. […]

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Weekly Fishing Tip

Weekly Fishing Tip

21 August 2014

Understanding water temps and their impact on fishing As Michigan’s inland lakes warm up in mid to late summer, knowledge of a water body’s temperature stratification becomes helpful for fishing. Seasonal temperature influences in lakes form different zones, and as a result, different temperature ranges and oxygen levels are associated with these layers. Knowledge of […]

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Columbus ships to land in Muskegon

Columbus ships to land in Muskegon

21 August 2014

On Wednesday, August 27, the Nina and Pinta—historical replicas of the Christopher Columbus ships—will open in Muskegon. The ships will be docked at Heritage Landing, 199 E. Apple Avenue until they depart early Tuesday morning, September 2. The Nina was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools. Archaeology magazine called the […]

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Safe to swim here?

21 August 2014

While fishing off the Florida coast, a tourist capsized his boat. He could swim, but his fear of alligators kept him clinging to the overturned craft. Spotting an old beachcomber standing on the shore, the tourist shouted, “Are there any gators around here?” “Naw,” the man hollered back, “they ain’t been around for years!” Feeling […]

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Hometown Happenings

21 August 2014

Hometown Happenings articles are a community service for non-profit agencies only. Due to popular demand for placement in this section, we can no longer run all articles. Deadline for articles is Monday at 5 p.m. This is not guaranteed space. Articles will run as space allows. Guaranteed placement is $10, certain restrictions may apply. You […]

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One hurt in accident

One hurt in accident

16 August 2014

A 17-year-old driver had to be extricated from her car Saturday evening after she pulled out in front of another car at Main and Cedar Streets. According to Cedar Springs Police Officer Mandy Stahl, a white Caprice was headed south on Main Street when the 17-year-old attempted to turn left off Cedar Street and was broadsided by […]

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