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Bus driver cited in crash The Post travels to Cancun Flu illness on rise in Kent County  Tour of lights Youth wrestling off to a good start Tree lighting brings holiday spirit downtown Ten-foot wooden horse spotted downtown The Post travels to Austria
 
Bus driver cited in crash

Bus driver cited in crash

Police cited a Tri County bus driver last week after she lost control of her school bus on an icy road and hit a tree, which injured some students.

Bus driver cited in crash
The Post travels to Cancun

The Post travels to Cancun

The Post recently traveled with Ken and Connie Mitz, of Pierson, to Cancun, Mexico on their honeymoon. They visited Mexico for eight stress-free days in September.

The Post travels to Cancun
Flu illness on rise in Kent County 

Flu illness on rise in Kent County 

The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is seeing more cases of suspected flu reported from area emergency departments and health care providers, in comparison to what is typical this time of year. More than 10 percent of people visiting emergency departments in Kent County last week were suffering from flu-like illness, and 6 out of […]

Flu illness on rise in Kent County 
Tour of lights

Tour of lights

There’s nothing like the warm glow of Christmas lights this time of year to give you a good dose of Christmas cheer! Pack up the kids, go for a ride, and enjoy the decorations your friends and neighbors have put up this year. We’re sure you’ll find a few other treasures along the way!

Tour of lights
Youth wrestling off to a good start

Youth wrestling off to a good start

The youth wrestling season has officially begun! And your Cedar Springs Youth Red Hawks continue with a tradition in youth wrestling that has spanned well over twenty years in the Cedar Springs area.

Youth wrestling off to a good start
Tree lighting brings holiday spirit downtown

Tree lighting brings holiday spirit downtown

The annual “Mingle with Kris Kringle” in downtown Cedar Springs gets a little bigger every year, and is starting to become a tradition for families in the community.

Tree lighting brings holiday spirit downtown
Ten-foot wooden horse spotted downtown

Ten-foot wooden horse spotted downtown

If you drove by the corner of Main and Elm Street last Friday, December 5, and thought you saw a 10-foot tall wooden horse, it wasn’t your imagination. The carved wooden horse is a mascot of the “Citizen Cavalry,” rallying against any attempt by state legislators to alter the term limits voters enacted in 1992. […]

Ten-foot wooden horse spotted downtown
The Post travels to Austria

The Post travels to Austria

Dave and Kelley Ringler, who plan to open the Cedar Springs Brewing Company next spring, recently visited Austria and Bavaria and took along a Post. Here Dave is shown in Salzburg, Austria at Kapitelplatz. Note the statue of a man standing on a large golden sphere behind Dave, and a larger than life real chessboard […]

The Post travels to Austria

Boys Basketball Preview

18 December 2014

The Creative Technologies Academy boys basketball team had a few highlight moments during last year’s basketball campaign, but unfortunately were unable to come up with any victories. This year, the players and coaches are confident that a young Chargers team can turn it around.

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Lady Chargers Excited for new start in 2014-15

18 December 2014

In a season full of new faces, the Creative Technologies Academy Lady Chargers basketball team is prepared to take the court and get back to business. Led by first year head coaches Gerry Verwey and Danielle Davies, the Chargers will look much different from a year ago.

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CTA Calendar

18 December 2014

December 19 Last day before Winter Break December 22-Jan. 2 Winter Break   January 5 Classes resume January 13-15 Student Led Parent Teacher Conferences January 16 Student Early Release – (2 hours early) K-5 Dismissal at 12:55 pm 6-12 Dismissal at 1:06 pm January 30 Student Early Release – (2 hours early) K-5 Dismissal at […]

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K-5 News

18 December 2014

This month, the elementary building has focused on being kind. Every Monday we meet together in the elementary building and celebrate our efforts from the week before; also, we spend time looking toward what we can do to be kind in the week ahead.

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Hospital volunteer receives award

Hospital volunteer receives award

18 December 2014

Spectrum Health Foundation United & Kelsey Hospitals hosted a volunteer appreciation luncheon on Wednesday, November 19 in honor of United and Kelsey Hospitals’ 96 active volunteers. A highlight of this annual luncheon is the presentation of the 2014 Suzanne Christensen Volunteer Award. The Suzanne Christensen award is given annually to a recipient who has demonstrated […]

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Consumers Energy scam

18 December 2014

In December 2014, BBB began hearing from consumers who have received calls from someone claiming to be from the “Disconnect Department” of Consumer Energy.

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MS cheer teams place in top 4 at Sparta 

MS cheer teams place in top 4 at Sparta 

18 December 2014

The second competition of the season brought the two teams representing Cedar Springs Middle School Competitive Cheer to Sparta where eight teams were competing for that 1st Place Championship. This week challenged the two coaches to be more creative with their routines. There were a few illnesses to the team that took out some of the girls. Routines […]

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Young wrestlers shine at East Kentwood

Young wrestlers shine at East Kentwood

18 December 2014

The second tournament of the 2014-2015 MYWA Western Region was hosted by East Kentwood. West Michigan Pursuit brought 23 grapplers to compete with eight entering Novice and the rest entering the Open division.

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DNR’s fire program celebrates 100 years

DNR’s fire program celebrates 100 years

18 December 2014

Historically, it’s the years with the large wildfires that garner the most public attention. For example, in 2012—the year of the Duck Lake fire—497 fires burned 23,814 acres. In 2014, Michigan set a new record when it came to wildfires—a record low. This past fire season, 167 fires burned 550 acres across the state. “The […]

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DNR officers seek info on Baraga County moose poaching

18 December 2014

Conservation officers with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are seeking information regarding the illegal killing of a bull moose that occurred in late November in Baraga County.

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