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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

Gift of Peace

18 December 2014

Pastor Darryl Miller   Sand Lake UMC, 65 W. Maple, Sand Lake South Ensley UMC, 13600 Cypress, Ensley Township  Too often we end the holiday season completely drained, both emotionally and physically. We then tend to call on God to refresh us, to restore our vigor and our lives to “normal.” But what if we […]

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Peace begins at home

18 December 2014

In December of 2001, the Jews of Afghanistan celebrated their first Hanukah free of the Taliban in almost a decade. It was a small celebration, for there were only two Jews left in the entire country; and each one celebrated alone.

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SUZANNE L. ANDERSON

SUZANNE L. ANDERSON

18 December 2014

Suzanne L. Anderson, 80 of Wyoming, Michigan passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Faith Hospice – Trillium Woods. She was born July 27, 1934 in Cedar Springs, Michigan the daughter of Edwin and Hazel (Sullivan) Wheeler. She was Red Flannel Queen in 1951 and a member of the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, […]

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LOIS JEAN COPELAND

18 December 2014

    Lois Jean Copeland of Cedar Springs, 80, born in Grand Rapids Michigan, went home to be with the Lord and her husband December 11, 2014. Together with her husband they raised their family in Flint, Michigan until he retired and moved to their lake house in Cedar Springs, Michigan. Lois was a strong […]

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JAY CRAMER

JAY CRAMER

18 December 2014

JAY CRAMER   In loving memory of my dad, who passed away 9 years ago on December 18, 2005.   Even though I miss you terribly, Dad, I so treasure the memories we shared. I loved the drives we took looking for turkeys! We never saw any – now I see them all the time! […]

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BEVERLY B. NAVITSKAS

18 December 2014

BEVERLY B. NAVITSKAS January 15,1943-December 14,2003   Missing you at Christmas   Everyday without you, Since you had to go, Is like summer without sunshine, and winter without snow. I wish that I could talk to you. There’s so much I would say. Life has changed so very much, Since you went away. I miss […]

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Where’s the transparency?

18 December 2014

At the December 2014 council meeting, newly elected members Molly Nixon, Rose Powell, and Pam Conley, along with Bob Truesdale, Dan Clark and Mayor Jerry Hall had the opportunity to follow through with an investigation called for by the former council.

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Racing against time

18 December 2014

  Two gas company workers—a senior training supervisor and a young trainee—were out checking meters in a city neighborhood. They parked their truck at the end of an alley and worked their way to the other end. At the last house, a woman looking out her window watched the two men as they checked her gas […]

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Hometown Happenings

18 December 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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Marian C. Christian

12 December 2014

Marian C. Christian, 80 of Cedar Springs, died Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Bishop Hills, Rockford. Mrs. Christian was born June 15, 1934 in Grand Rapids, MI the daughter of Peter and Zella (Curtis) Patrick. She and her husband, Robert owned and operated Christian’s Upholstery in Cedar Springs for 20 years. She loved her dog […]

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