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Family Fare store closing

Family Fare store closing

Two weeks ago, the Post published a story questioning the rumor that Family Fare, a SpartanNash store located on 17 Mile Road, east of White Creek, did not renew their lease. We reported that the property and building were for sale and rumors had been circulating for months that Family Fare had not renewed their […]

Family Fare store closing
Carnival closes out summer reading program

Carnival closes out summer reading program

FIZZ…BOOM…READ…It was a great summer for reading and hands on learning at the Cedar Springs Public Library this summer, and the program ended Wednesday, July 30, with their big summer reading carnival at Morley Park. They kicked off their summer reading program on June 9 with 525 participating in the festivities—a petting zoo, free ice […]

Carnival closes out summer reading program
Post travels to Kenya

Post travels to Kenya

Diana Merritt, of Cedar Springs, recently traveled to Kenya to do some missionary work. While there, she stayed with Dennis and Michelle Freeland, originally of Sand Lake. She said they went to some surrounding schools to set up Bible clubs, and a local business had given her about 325 match box cars for her grandson […]

Post travels to Kenya
CTA announces reauthorization with Ferris State University

CTA announces reauthorization with Ferris State University

Creative Technologies Academy is pleased to announce the reauthorization of its charter with Ferris State University for five years through June 30, 2019. The University’s Charter School Office conducted an intensive reauthorization review in September of last year in anticipation of the expiring contract of June 30, 2014. A written report of that review was […]

CTA announces reauthorization with Ferris State University
EarthTalk®

EarthTalk®

E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: Recent news coverage of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 reminded us all again of how much debris, including plastic, is in our oceans. To what extent is this a real problem that threatens ocean or human health?           – Margaret Ainsworth, Philadelphia, PA The […]

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TIMOTHY A. TOWNS

TIMOTHY A. TOWNS

31 July 2014

  Dec. 19, 1947 – July 31, 1994   It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since you left us. Not a day goes by that we do not think of you. Thank you for being a wonderful Dad, brother and friend to all of us.   Charlie, Molly, Penny and […]

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In Loving Memory

31 July 2014

JOYCE “JO” LESPERANCE June 2, 1946 – June 25, 2004   JACOB J. GROVER February 21, 1942 – July 30, 2004   Deeply missed by spouses, relatives and friends  

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Scott “Scotty” Raymond Hazel

Scott “Scotty” Raymond Hazel

31 July 2014

Mr. Scott “Scotty” Raymond Hazel of Rockford, age 55, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, after a short, but hard-fought battle with a rare cancer. He died surrounded and lifted up by his caring family and many friends. He was a wonderful husband to his wife of twenty-six years, Susan […]

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HANS KURT KALTENBACH

31 July 2014

  November 1, 1931 – July 16, 2014   Hans Kaltenbach, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, formerly of Cedar Springs passed away July 16, 2014 at Pikes Peak Hospice. Hans was born in Germany and came to Cedar Springs as an exchange student for the school year 1950-51. He stayed with the Roberts family. After the […]

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Ten common fishing terms explained 

31 July 2014

  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 […]

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Hometown Happenings

31 July 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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Post celebrates 26 years

Post celebrates 26 years

24 July 2014

Any town’s history is only as good as its local newspaper. Did you ever wonder how we know so much about our town’s history? It isn’t by word of mouth (though stories have been handed down); it isn’t taught in school; and it’s not from old movies or magazines.

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City residents hear Sheriff’s proposal on policing

24 July 2014

    About 40 people turned out Tuesday night at the Cedar Springs Middle School to hear the presentation by Kent County Sheriff Larry Stelma on a proposed partnership between the City of Cedar Springs and the Sheriff Department on policing the City. Present was the Cedar Springs City Council, and a team from the […]

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White-tailed squirrels

White-tailed squirrels

24 July 2014

Last week, we ran a photo of a white-tailed squirrel on a telephone pole, and asked if other readers had ever seen one. Ranger Steve Mueller said it was probably a genetic mutation. We received a couple of different letters and photos about it from readers this week. One came from Adam Stout. He said […]

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Several candidates running for judge

Several candidates running for judge

24 July 2014

63rd District Court Judge Steven Servaas is retiring after 41 years on the bench. He was elected in 1972, and at age 27, was the youngest judge elected in Kent County. There are six candidates who are running in the August 5 primary to fill his spot

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