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Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final CBDT celebrates accomplishments The Post travels to the Bahamas Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s Safety is key to every successful hunt Holiday gingerbread house contest
 
Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final

Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final

By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Varsity Football team ended a great season last weekend with a 48-10 loss to Muskegon in the district final at Grand Haven. They finished with a 9-2 record (only one loss during the regular season) and went undefeated in conference, making them the OK White Champions two years in […]

Cedar Springs falls to Muskegon in District Final
CBDT celebrates accomplishments

CBDT celebrates accomplishments

By Carolee Cole The Community Building Development Team (CBDT) recently sponsored a Community Celebration. This was an opportunity for community members to meet together, enjoy a generous appetizer buffet catered by the Red Bird Bistro, and hear a presentation regarding the accomplishments of the CBDT since its inception in 2013 and hear the plans for […]

CBDT celebrates accomplishments
The Post travels to the Bahamas

The Post travels to the Bahamas

The Post recently took a tour of the Bahamas with Josh and Rachel (Reed) Hunt, of Martin. The couple left Miami on a five-day cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line and made stops at Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian’s own island), Nassau, Freeport (on Grand Bahama Island), and then back to Great Stirrup Cay. That island is […]

The Post travels to the Bahamas
Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s

Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s

By Eloise (Armstrong) Covey, courtesy of the Algoma Township Historical Society The following story was submitted to the Algoma Township Historical Society by Eloise (Armstrong) Covey, who passed away in 2011. She donated many artifacts and pictures. She and her family owned and operated an upholstery business in Cedar Springs and a portion of her […]

Life in Algoma Township in the 1800’s
Safety is key to every successful hunt

Safety is key to every successful hunt

With Michigan’s firearm deer season starting in just a few days, the DNR reminds both new and veteran hunters to always put safety first. Lt. Tom Wanless, who heads up the DNR’s recreational safety programs, said that although some safety tips seem obvious, it’s critical for anyone hunting with firearms, regardless of their experience level, […]

Safety is key to every successful hunt
Holiday gingerbread house contest

Holiday gingerbread house contest

Plan now to enter the “Sweetest Christmas” holiday gingerbread house contest hosted by Double K Farms and the Cedar Springs Public Library. There will be three categories: 5-8 years; 9-12 years; and a group/family entry. Participants will drop off entries at the Cedar Springs Public Library on Saturday, November 30 between 9 a.m. and noon. […]

Holiday gingerbread house contest

Post collecting Toys for Tots

15 November 2019

Would you like to do something special for families in need this Christmas? You can partner with us to provide toys for children in Kent County. The Post is participating in the Toys for Tots program again this holiday season, as a drop off site for toys.  Toys for Tots is a volunteer organization whose […]

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All Conference athletes for fall 2019

All Conference athletes for fall 2019

15 November 2019

Congratulations to all the Cedar Springs High School athletes who made all conference or honorable mention in their fall sport.

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DNR parks employees honored for lifesaving actions

DNR parks employees honored for lifesaving actions

15 November 2019

People come to Michigan state parks to enjoy the great outdoors, but sometimes unexpected circumstances can threaten visitors’ safety and even their lives. For their actions on two such occasions this year, several DNR Parks and Recreation employees were honored with the division’s Lifesaving Awards at Thursday’s Michigan Natural Resources Commission meeting. On May 14, […]

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Tree on stilts

Tree on stilts

15 November 2019

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche By Ranger Steve Mueller A gray bark tinged with yellow helps identify the yellow birch that grows scattered in mixed hardwood and conifer forest. Hardwoods, broad leaved trees that shed their leaves dominate with some conifer needled trees mixed throughout the forest. It is easier to find the yellow birches by […]

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Sand Lake Lions offers A1C screening

15 November 2019

420 million people worldwide have diabetes. 1.3 million of those people are in Michigan. Find out if you are headed for diabetes and don’t even know it. The Center for Disease Control has reported that more than one-third of Americans have pre-diabetes and they are not aware of it. The Lions of Michigan Clubs and […]

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Rest in peace

15 November 2019

A new business was opening and one of the owner’s friends sent him flowers for the occasion. The flowers arrived at the new business site with a card reading, “Rest in Peace.” The owner was angry and called the florist to complain. After he told the florist about the obvious mistake and how angry he was, […]

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Hometown Happenings

15 November 2019

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 now can […]

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Jacob Todd Brewer

Jacob Todd Brewer

08 November 2019

Jacob Todd Brewer, age 28 of Cedar Springs, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Jake was born in Lansing on December 1, 1990 and graduated from Cedar Springs High School in 2009 where he loved playing football. He worked for many years at CS Manufacturing and was presently working as a builder. He loved […]

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School bond proposal defeated

08 November 2019

By Judy Reed It’s back to the drawing board for Cedar Springs Public Schools after citizens in the school district voted down an $81,150,000 bond proposal Tuesday. Many voters seem felt it was too much money and they couldn’t afford any higher taxes. Others called for a less expensive plan. And others had misconceptions about […]

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Man wanted for credit card fraud

Man wanted for credit card fraud

08 November 2019

The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man wanted in at least five counties for using a fraudulent credit card. The thefts started in Septemeber. He has used a credit card in multiple counties with multiple local victims.  Businesses he shopped at include Walmart, Wesco, and Menards in Big Rapids (Mecosta County); Walmart […]

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