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Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal The Post travels to New Mexico NATIONAL BIRDFEEDING MONTH Depiazza claims 100th win as Red Hawks finish second in conference Free fishing weekend Feb. 13-14 Group knits red hats for babies born in Greenville Cocktail Tips for Winter Entertaining
 
Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal

Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal

When there is community group doing something good in Cedar Springs, there is a good chance that Donna Clark, our town’s head librarian, is a part of it.

Donna Clark named 2016 Red Flannel Festival Grand Marshal
The Post travels to New Mexico

The Post travels to New Mexico

The Post traveled recently to New Mexico with Laurie Bahmer, of Howard City. “My brother and his family live in Las Cruces, NM. I went to visit them, as I hadn't seen them in many years,” she said.

The Post travels to New Mexico
NATIONAL BIRDFEEDING MONTH

NATIONAL BIRDFEEDING MONTH

Watching birds is a joy unto itself—but you can easily make it mean so much more just by reporting the birds you see to Project FeederWatch.

NATIONAL BIRDFEEDING MONTH
Depiazza claims 100th win as Red Hawks finish second in conference

Depiazza claims 100th win as Red Hawks finish second in conference

Cedar Springs High School Wrestling traveled to Wyoming for the last Conference Tri Meet last Wednesday, February 3. Cedar Springs started the evening against Wyoming and claimed a victory, 71-6.

Depiazza claims 100th win as Red Hawks finish second in conference
Free fishing weekend Feb. 13-14

Free fishing weekend Feb. 13-14

Everyone in Michigan – including residents and non-residents – can fish without a license Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13 and 14, though all other fishing regulations still apply.

Free fishing weekend Feb. 13-14
Group knits red hats for babies born in Greenville

Group knits red hats for babies born in Greenville

February is American Heart Month and a fellowship group with the informal name of Stitchers & More is celebrating. They are raising awareness of heart disease by knitting red hats for all babies born in February at United Hospital in Greenville.

Group knits red hats for babies born in Greenville
Cocktail Tips for Winter Entertaining

Cocktail Tips for Winter Entertaining

Winter is the perfect time for entertaining guests in the comfort of your home — and nothing beats cozying up by the fireplace with a delectable winter cocktail. From warming treats to rich flavor concoctions, vodka can be a terrific ingredient for wintertime cocktails. A party calls for something special. If you’re going to be […]

Cocktail Tips for Winter Entertaining

Best Lips contest cancelled

04 February 2016

  We will all be left in suspense this year on who has the best lips in Cedar Springs. That’s because after 22 years of showcasing lips of all shapes and sizes, the Post is calling it quits on the “Best Lips” contest. It wasn’t really our decision. You—the readers—made the decision for us. We […]

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Solon reaches into history to name new park

04 February 2016

  The new Solon Township Park, which will be built on the acreage surrounding the township hall on Algoma south of 19 Mile, will take the name that the area used to be known as—Velzy. According to the Solon Township Park Committee, the name of Velzy Park was chosen for its historical significance to the […]

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Cash reward up to $5,000 

Cash reward up to $5,000 

04 February 2016

Crimestoppers has upped the reward for information regarding the hit and run death of college student Ryan Tsatsos. Just after midnight on Sunday morning, November 1, 2015, Ryan Tsatsos was hit while walking to his Central Michigan University residence hall in Mount Pleasant, MI. The incident occurred on Crawford Road between Billabrail Street and Concourse […]

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National birdfeeding month: Great Backyard Bird Count

National birdfeeding month: Great Backyard Bird Count

04 February 2016

  Look for El Niño surprises during the Great Backyard Bird Count  With the El Niño weather phenomenon warming Pacific waters to temperatures matching the highest ever recorded, participants in the 2016 Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), may be in for a few surprises. The 19th annual GBBC is taking place worldwide February 12 through […]

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Sheriff’s office warns of extortion attempts

04 February 2016

  The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office has seen a new and creative way for criminals to extort money from unsuspecting victims and the frequency seems to be increasing. Extortion has been occurring for many years, but as times and technology change, so do the efforts of those who wish to take advantage of others. Recently, […]

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Voter registration deadline nearing for March presidential primary

Voter registration deadline nearing for March presidential primary

04 February 2016

  Registration deadline is Monday, February 8 Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that they have until Monday, Feb. 8 to register to vote in the March 8 presidential primary election. “Each vote is equally important, and so I encourage everyone who is not yet registered to vote to do so,” said Johnson, Michigan’s […]

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Phone scams continue to be a serious threat

04 February 2016

  WASHINGTON—Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain a major threat to taxpayers, headlining the annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for the 2016 filing season, the Internal Revenue Service announced this week. The IRS has seen a surge of these phone scams as scam artists threaten police arrest, deportation, […]

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Red Hawk bowlers place at tournaments

Red Hawk bowlers place at tournaments

04 February 2016

Saturday, January 23, the Cedar Springs boys bowling team bowled at the East Kentwood tournament, with over 26 teams at the tournament, cedar springs boys finished 5th. They honored the top four individual high games, Trevor Ruark received a medal for 3rd place with his high game of a 267. Saturday, January 30, the boys […]

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Youth wrestlers place at tournament

Youth wrestlers place at tournament

04 February 2016

By Jacquie Troupe The Cedar Springs Youth Wrestling Club headed to Greenville High School for an exciting day on Sunday January 31. They brought 29 wrestlers, had 82 matches, winning 35. For Ricco Artecki, David DeWeese, Remington DeWeese and Benjamin Streeter it was their very first tournament. “It was great to see new kids coming out to […]

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WMP continues to battle

WMP continues to battle

04 February 2016

By Barbra Chong West Michigan Pursuit traveled to Gaylord, Greenville, NEMWA Clare and Oklahoma this past weekend. WMP entered 26 grapplers and placed 23 in the top four. We have two Champions who remain undefeated this season, Chayson Eberspeaker, 6 & under age group and Jayden Marcano-Cruz, 7/8 age group. Out of 79 battles, WMP […]

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