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Lest we forget 2017 Renaissance Faire  Post travels to Branson Make traffic safety a priority for Memorial Day Weekend  State record broken by same angler nearly nine years later Hill to play basketball at Grace Bible next year Pompeii-The Musical
 
Lest we forget

Lest we forget

Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor those that gave their lives while defending our country. It’s also a day to remember all those that have served and are now deceased.

Lest we forget
2017 Renaissance Faire 

2017 Renaissance Faire 

Last weekend, May 20-21, there were strange goings on at Morley Park, as hobbits, orcs, elves, and other unusual people could be seen strolling throughout the Park, and all manner of entertainment graced the grounds, from sword play, to belly dancing, to musical minstrels.

2017 Renaissance Faire 
Post travels to Branson

Post travels to Branson

This week the Post traveled with the Hall family and we received a photo before they even returned home!

Post travels to Branson
Make traffic safety a priority for Memorial Day Weekend 

Make traffic safety a priority for Memorial Day Weekend 

As Michiganders take to the roads to get to their Memorial Day weekend destination, Michigan State Police troopers will be on patrol to encourage safe and responsible driving.

Make traffic safety a priority for Memorial Day Weekend 
State record broken by same angler nearly nine years later

State record broken by same angler nearly nine years later

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently confirmed a new state-record fish for bigmouth buffalo. This marks the first state-record fish caught in 2017

State record broken by same angler nearly nine years later
Hill to play basketball at Grace Bible next year

Hill to play basketball at Grace Bible next year

Cedar Springs Red Hawk senior Thomas Hill signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at Grace Bible College next year.

Hill to play basketball at Grace Bible next year
Pompeii-The Musical

Pompeii-The Musical

Tired of political correctness and looking for a good laugh? If so, then get your tickets to local playwright Scott Phillips’ fresh off the parchment Pompeii-The Musical with music by Jill Detroit and Sean Anthony

Pompeii-The Musical
VERTA E. GIDDINGS

VERTA E. GIDDINGS

26 May 2017

  Verta E. Giddings, 92 of Sand Lake, was called home by her Lord on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Giddings was born September 27, 1924 in Traverse City, Michigan the daughter of Alva and Laura (McDonald) Kibbe. She was the Pastor for over 60 years at the Church of the Full […]

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The Ascension is our Exaltation

26 May 2017

Father Lam T. Le  St. John Paul II Parish 3110 17 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs, MI 49319   Gladden us with holy joys, almighty God, and make us rejoice with devout thanksgiving, for the Ascension of Christ your Son is our exaltation, and, where the Head has gone before in glory, the Body is called […]

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DNR creel clerks to collect angler information 

DNR creel clerks to collect angler information 

26 May 2017

As this year’s open-water fishing season gets under way, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that Fisheries Division personnel are at lakes, rivers and Great Lakes ports collecting fishing data from anglers.

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Migration Stopover

Migration Stopover

26 May 2017

White-throated and White-crowned Sparrows stopover on their way to northern breeding grounds. If you have feeders in your yard, expect these interestingly marked sparrows to feed on the ground

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Three qualify for state track meet

26 May 2017

  On Friday May 19, both Cedar Springs Red Hawks track teams competed at Houseman Field in Grand Rapids in the MHSAA Regional track meet. The boys team placed fourth out of 15 teams with 52.5 points and the girls placed sixth out of 15 teams with 42 points at the meet. Three qualified to […]

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Rickerstrong golf fundraiser

26 May 2017

  A golf outing fundraiser is planned for June 25 to raise money to help pay for medical costs for two teen brothers with cancer. Brison Ricker is battling DIPG, an inoperable brain tumor, and Preston is fighting thyroid cancer. The fundraiser is a four-man scramble at The Falls of Barber Creek on June 25 […]

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Bear hunting

26 May 2017

  One Sunday, a pastor decided to skip church and go hunting in the neighboring forest. While he was hunting he saw a huge black bear that had stopped to get honey from a beehive. The pastor thought the bear was good game, so he shot at it, and missed. The bear, startled by the […]

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Hometown Happenings

25 May 2017

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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Donald W. Reed

Donald W. Reed

22 May 2017

Donald W. Reed, Sr. age 88, of Sparta, passed away peacefully at his home, on Thursday, May 18, with family at his side. He served his country during Korea, in the U.S. Army. He was a life member of the Sparta American Legion Post 107, which he served as president, service officer, commander, sergeant at […]

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Sheriff’s Office receives national traffic safety recognition

Sheriff’s Office receives national traffic safety recognition

19 May 2017

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office Secondary Road Patrol (SRP)/Traffic Safety Unit has received the Salute to Law Enforcement Officers Award from the National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders (NAWHSL). The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) presented the honor during a ceremony on Thursday, May 18, on behalf of the association. “The award […]

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