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Sewer and water construction begins Kent County Youth Fair  The Post travels to Utah Summer reading carnival next week Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes Hawks drop close game to Vipers Human Health and Insect Surveys Tips for growing a water-conservative garden
 
Sewer and water construction begins

Sewer and water construction begins

Area residents driving through the east side of the City of Cedar Springs probably couldn’t help but notice that the city’s utility reconstruction work has begun.

Sewer and water construction begins
Kent County Youth Fair 

Kent County Youth Fair 

The first ever Kent County Youth 4H Fair was held in Lowell, Michigan, in 1935. It was a two-day fair that replaced the West Michigan Fair, five years after it had shut down.

Kent County Youth Fair 
The Post travels to Utah

The Post travels to Utah

Tom and Char Dubridge of Sand Lake travelled to many parts of Colorado and Utah earlier this month. This picture was taken at Glen Canyon, Lake Powell, Utah.

The Post travels to Utah
Summer reading carnival next week

Summer reading carnival next week

Wednesday, August 5, 2-5 p.m., Morley Park It’s been a great summer of reading and special programs at the Cedar Springs Library, but there is still a grand celebration to attend and prizes to be given away!

Summer reading carnival next week
Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes

Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes

Shop in Cedar Springs at five different businesses and get in the drawing to win a kids bike! The Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce is giving away two bikes—a boy’s and a girl’s—at its Movie in the Park next Friday, August 7, at 8 p.m. in Morley Park. They will be showing ET. All […]

Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes
Hawks drop close game to Vipers

Hawks drop close game to Vipers

Saturday evening, the West Michigan Hawks hosted the #7 ranked Michigan Vipers. In what was a very close game, the Hawks were unable to finish their attempt at a comeback, and fell short by a final score of 20-13.

Hawks drop close game to Vipers
Human Health and Insect Surveys

Human Health and Insect Surveys

Some people might wonder why the Monarch butterfly is currently proposed for Federal Endangered Species status. Monarch numbers have declined significantly during this new millennium and there are several contributing factors

Human Health and Insect Surveys
Tips for growing a water-conservative garden

Tips for growing a water-conservative garden

(BPT) – Families can decorate their homes with colorful flowers and bring healthy, home-grown foods to the table with gardens. Gardening, however, can use quite a bit of water, and in states struck by drought it’s important to conserve as much water as possible. If you’re living in an area of the country under drought […]

Tips for growing a water-conservative garden
KORA LUCILLE DART

KORA LUCILLE DART

30 July 2015

Christopher and Trisha Dart of Cedar Springs would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Kora Lucille Dart. Kora was born on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 5:32 pm at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She was 7 pounds, 15 ounces at birth and 19.5 inches. Kora was welcomed home by proud grandparents; […]

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Kent County Youth Fair – August 10th – 15th

Kent County Youth Fair – August 10th – 15th

30 July 2015

Daily Events – Free fun all day long! Chase’s Racing Pigs… shows at 1pm, 4pm & 7pm Daily; Saturday at 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, & 7pm… by Draft Horse Tent Ag Adventure… play and learn about livestock and agriculture… Foreman Building Meijer Children’s Barnyard… petting zoo by Fair Entrance Antique Tractors on Display… Foreman Bldg Draft Horse […]

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Meet the Hawks: Austin Garza

Meet the Hawks: Austin Garza

30 July 2015

By Shae Brophy Meet #32, linebacker/tight end Austin Garza. The youngest member of the West Michigan Hawks, at 18 years old, Garza has played an essential role with the team. While playing football in high school, Austin also ran track and power-lifted. He was selected to be in the all star game for football during […]

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Volunteers needed for state park workdays

30 July 2015

  Residents are invited to get outdoors this summer and join the effort to restore high-quality, unique ecosystems at several Michigan state parks. The Department of Natural Resources today announced the August schedule of DNR volunteer stewardship activities at state parks throughout southwest and southeast Michigan. Volunteers will pull invasive, non-native weeds from prairies and remove […]

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Weekly Fishing Tip

Weekly Fishing Tip

30 July 2015

  A technique for targeting muskellunge in hot weather   In the thick of summer, it can be hard to encourage muskellunge into taking your lure or bait. Already a wary predator, this “fish of 10,000 casts” is very particular and often retreats to deeper water during this time of year. But there is a […]

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Coverage of recently adopted service agreement left out a few vital details

30 July 2015

The Cedar Springs Post welcomes letters of up to 350 words. The subject should be relevant to local readers, and the editor reserves the right to reject letters or edit for clarity, length, good taste, accuracy, and liability concerns. All submissions MUST be accompanied by full name, mailing address and daytime phone number. We use […]

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All the veil reveals: A choice without compromise

All the veil reveals: A choice without compromise

30 July 2015

By Katrina Marks, Stone Town, Zanzibar Katrina Marks, of Kent City wrote this account of her time in Zanzibar teaching Muslim children, as a volunteer for America’s Unofficial Ambassadors program. She is a 2012 graduate of West Catholic High School, and a current student at Villanova University. “It’s not your culture.” “Oh, girls, you look beautiful!” […]

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Some of the best two-line jokes

30 July 2015

  Parallel lines have so much in common. It’s a shame they’ll never meet.   Someone stole my Microsoft Office and they’re gonna pay. You have my Word.   How do you find Will Smith in the snow? You look for the fresh prints.   I went to an emotional wedding Saturday. Even the cake […]

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Hometown Happenings

30 July 2015

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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Murder suspect arrested 

Murder suspect arrested 

23 July 2015

The Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post have arrested a suspect in the murder of Alan Dale Nelson, 80, of Sidney Township. Nelson was was killed March 29, at his home on Nevins Lake, about four miles west of Stanton. Evidence at the scene showed that his home and several other homes nearby had been […]

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