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Red Flannel royalty chosen for 2016 Car drives into Pine Lake The Post travels to Pictured Rocks Red Hawks suffer tough loss to GR Christian Local BMX family extends state championship reign Fourth annual ladies’ guided pheasant hunt 
 
Red Flannel royalty chosen for 2016

Red Flannel royalty chosen for 2016

The Red Flannel Festival is officially underway, and the traditional crowning of the Red Flannel Queen is a big part of the excitement.

Red Flannel royalty chosen for 2016
Car drives into Pine Lake

Car drives into Pine Lake

Another driver took the “Pine Lake plunge” Wednesday evening, September 28.

Car drives into Pine Lake
The Post travels to Pictured Rocks

The Post travels to Pictured Rocks

The Post traveled to the Upper Peninsula with Austin and Alyssa Balcam, both Cedar Springs Public Schools students, toward the end of July. They stayed in the Curtis and Newberry area

The Post travels to Pictured Rocks
Red Hawks suffer tough loss to GR Christian

Red Hawks suffer tough loss to GR Christian

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks took on a tough competitor, the Grand Rapids Christian Eagles, last Friday, September 23, at home, and ended the night with a hard loss, 41-16.

Red Hawks suffer tough loss to GR Christian
Local BMX family extends state championship reign

Local BMX family extends state championship reign

On August 28, 2016, the Michigan BMX State Championship Finals were hosted at Rock City BMX in Rockford. Noah and Abbey Salisbury both successfully defended their titles as State Champion.

Local BMX family extends state championship reign
Fourth annual ladies’ guided pheasant hunt 

Fourth annual ladies’ guided pheasant hunt 

Oct. 23 in Belding The Department of Natural Resources, along with Pine Hill Kennels and Sportsman’s Club and the Grand Valley chapter of Pheasants Forever, will offer a guided ladies’ pheasant hunt Sunday, Oct. 23, at 3329 Johnson Road in Belding, Michigan. Beginners are welcome. Space is limited to 12 ladies, 18 years of age […]

Fourth annual ladies’ guided pheasant hunt 

Trans-Siberian Orchestra “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” 

30 September 2016

  Van Andel Arena®, December 22 Grand Rapids—Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) has announced the dates of its 2016 Winter Tour, once again featuring one of the group’s beloved stories performed in its own renowned audio visual manner. In its Platinum anniversary year, TSO is bringing back its treasured tale, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” to Grand […]

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Ten common fishing terms explained 

30 September 2016

  Catch and Release – A conservation motion that happens most often right before the local Fish and Game officer pulls over a boat that has caught over its limit. Hook – (1) A curved piece of metal used to catch fish. (2) A clever advertisement to entice a fisherman to spend his life savings […]

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Hometown Happenings

30 September 2016

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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Two trucks collide at 17 Mile and White Creek

Two trucks collide at 17 Mile and White Creek

22 September 2016

Drivers disregarding the stoplight at 17 Mile and White Creek resulted in two traffic crashes in only four days. The first one occurred Sept. 14. Then, on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at approximately 3:49 p.m., the Kent County Sheriff Department responded to another personal injury crash at the intersection of White Creek Avenue and 17 […]

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Financial review of school shows tighter control needed

22 September 2016

A forensic audit into record keeping in the athletic department at Cedar Springs Public Schools did not show any intentional misuse of funds or fraud, but did show that the district needs to have stricter policies and procedures on procurement cards and ensuring employees have the guidelines on how to use them.

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Rockford rowing coach agrees to plead guilty 

Rockford rowing coach agrees to plead guilty 

22 September 2016

Admits to hidden videos of girls changing clothes  U.S. Attorney Patrick Miles announced Wednesday that Timothy Vallier, 30, of Plainfield Township, signed a plea agreement in which he agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of attempting to produce and possessing child pornography. Vallier was a Rockford Public High School rowing coach. Vallier faces a […]

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Veterans Visit Post 287

Veterans Visit Post 287

22 September 2016

The American Legion in Cedar Springs was host to residents of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans on September 17, 2016.

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Human cases of West Nile Virus confirmed in Kent County

22 September 2016

  Two people in Kent County have tested positive for the West Nile Virus. According to the Kent County Health Department, the two people who have tested positive are unrelated adults who are residents of Kent County. It is unknown where they contracted the disease. West Nile Virus (WNV) is spread to people primarily through […]

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Eggo Nutri-grain waffles recalled

Eggo Nutri-grain waffles recalled

22 September 2016

Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Kellogg’s®Eggo® Nutri-Grain® Whole Wheat Waffles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No other Eggo products are impacted by this recall. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals […]

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Cedar Springs youth soccer night 

Cedar Springs youth soccer night 

22 September 2016

#Rickerstrong Game  Join the Cedar Springs Soccer teams on Tuesday October 4th, 2016, when they hold a Youth Cancer Awareness Night in support of Brison Ricker, a Cedar Springs High School Varsity Soccer player. Cedar Springs will host Greenville with JV at 5:00 p.m. and Varsity at 6:45 p.m. There will be Face Painting, Giveaways, […]

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