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Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration Coming soon — a new library Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed The Post travels to Washington D.C. PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness Five top trends in container gardening State urges travelers to leave firewood at home Summer car care tips to stay in great condition
 
Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Independence Day is a time to celebrate our freedom and Sand Lake has all the activities and events for a fun filled family weekend.

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration
Coming soon — a new library

Coming soon — a new library

After years of feasibility studies and planning, a new library building is coming to Cedar Springs! The land was donated, funds were raised, the blueprints were drawn, designs were chosen, approvals were obtained, and the requests for bids were sent out last month.

Coming soon — a new library
Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed

Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed

Through a program with Trout Unlimited’s Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative, the Green Team of students are spending their summer learning about the Rogue River and creative ways to manage its major pollutant—stormwater runoff—with green infrastructure.

Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed
The Post travels to Washington D.C.

The Post travels to Washington D.C.

School Board Trustee Joe Marckini recently traveled to The White House, in Washington D.C., to advocate for our Cedar Springs Public Schools.

The Post travels to Washington D.C.
PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness

PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness

Almost 25 million people in the United States are living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, according to the support group PTSD United.

PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness
Five top trends in container gardening

Five top trends in container gardening

Gardening is a peaceful activity that eases tension, reduces overall stress and promotes longevity. One long-term study found that daily gardening reduces the risk for both dementia and Alzheimer’s disease...

Five top trends in container gardening
State urges travelers to leave firewood at home

State urges travelers to leave firewood at home

As the summer travel season begins, the Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Natural Resources remind vacationers to leave firewood at home to prevent the spread of invasive tree insects and diseases.

State urges travelers to leave firewood at home
Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

For many drivers, the summer is the time of year when your tires hit the pavement most, and car care doesn’t take a vacation. Be sure your car is ready for all that mileage.

Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

Social Security questions and answers

23 June 2016

Question: Will my son be eligible to receive benefits on his retired father’s record while going to college? Answer: No. At one time, Social Security did pay benefits to eligible college students. But the law changed in 1981. We now pay benefits only to students taking courses at grade 12 or below. Normally, benefits stop […]

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Wait for the correct weight oil

23 June 2016

(BPT) Most vehicle owners know it is important to regularly have their motor oil changed. Many owners may not know that choosing any oil weight other than the one specified in their owner’s manual could damage their engine. “My dad taught me to switch oil weight depending on the season and the driving conditions. I […]

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MDOT improves safety for older drivers

16 June 2016

  A recent study by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Western Michigan University shows new signs and signals make roads safer for older drivers. Michigan’s aging population has resulted in an increase in the number of older drivers involved in traffic crashes. The number of drivers age 65 and older involved in crashes […]

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Fun on the lake

16 June 2016

Sand Lake Elementary 5th grade students in Mrs. Karhoff, Mrs. Parkhoff and Mrs. Scott’s class celebrated the last days of school by completing an engineering challenge.

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City to hold City Manager interviews

16 June 2016

  The Cedar Springs City Council met on Monday, June 6, in closed session to choose four more people to interview for the City Manager position. The names were released on Thursday, June 9, after the nominees agreed to be interviewed. However, two of those selected pulled out on Tuesday, June 14. The interviews will […]

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Concerts in park kick off summer

Concerts in park kick off summer

16 June 2016

Cedar Springs Area Parks and Recreation will kick off their summer series of concerts at Morley Park this Thursday, June 16, with the Oxymorons at 7 p.m.

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Muskegon River multi agency enforcement task force

16 June 2016

  Newaygo County Sheriff Pat Hedlund announced that deputies, state troopers, conservation officers and Newaygo City police officers are again patrolling the Muskegon River this summer to curb rowdy behavior. Police Officers are on the water in boats and along the river corridors in marked cruisers. “This is a proactive enforcement approach to keep the […]

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Dealing with struggles 

Dealing with struggles 

16 June 2016

Pastor Jim Alblas Pioneer Christian Reformed Church Meets at Cedarfield Community Center 3592 17 Mile RD NE, Cedar Springs   In John 5, we hear of an invalid who for 38 years struggled to get around, had no friends to help him and was looked down upon by some who believed his disability was the […]

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Solon church welcomes new pastor 

Solon church welcomes new pastor 

16 June 2016

The Solon Center Wesleyan Church is pleased to announce the arrival of a new senior pastor, Rev. Chadrick Brown. Pastor Chad and his wife Tracy come to SCWC from Mt. Pleasant where they pastored Cornerstone (Wesleyan) Church. In addition to leading the church there, Pastor Chad also serves as Assistant District Superintendent to the North Michigan […]

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GINA CRAMER

GINA CRAMER

16 June 2016

In loving memory of my wonderful mom, who passed away 18 years ago today – June 18, 1998. I am the woman I am today because of my mom: she taught me to be strong, loving and kind. Love you Mom, Your loving daughter, Robin

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