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Tagged brook trout released in Cedar Creek

Tagged brook trout released in Cedar Creek

Brook trout released into Cedar Creek last week will help researchers understand more about the fish and their relationship with our cold water creek.

Tagged brook trout released in Cedar Creek
The Post travels to Alaska

The Post travels to Alaska

The Post recently traveled to Alaska with Julie Kent and Candy Jacobs, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Mary Balon and Kim Gillow, of Cedar Springs.

The Post travels to Alaska
Everyday heroes at the library

Everyday heroes at the library

It was great week of summer reading fun at the Cedar Springs Library this past week, with programs highlighting everyday heroes and animal super powers.

Everyday heroes at the library
Dazzle guests with a July 4th Feast

Dazzle guests with a July 4th Feast

Family Features Celebrate warm weather, abundant outdoor activities and all the fun of July Fourth with a flavorful and festive gathering. Independence Day only comes once a year, so make it count and invite your favorite guests over for a memorable event. You’ll go out with a bang when you serve up these palate-pleasing dishes […]

Dazzle guests with a July 4th Feast
West Michigan Hawks fall to Bengals

West Michigan Hawks fall to Bengals

The West Michigan Hawks hosted the #10 ranked Wayne County Bengals, in a divisional matchup Saturday, June 27. The Hawks came up short, in an exciting game, falling 48-34.

West Michigan Hawks fall to Bengals
DNR urges caution when using fireworks 

DNR urges caution when using fireworks 

Warm weather and family gatherings can make the Fourth of July a fun time with great memories. But before you celebrate, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is asking residents and visitors to make sure they understand the importance of fireworks and campfire safety. “With folks filling state parks, campgrounds and backyards to celebrate the […]

DNR urges caution when using fireworks 
Want to teach your children to be good stewards? 

Want to teach your children to be good stewards? 

Time to get your hands dirty... Growing your own garden is a popular pastime that cuts grocery bills and puts fresh produce within arm’s reach. But to parents it’s so much more than that.

Want to teach your children to be good stewards? 
Man killed in motorcycle crash

Man killed in motorcycle crash

25 June 2015

A Courtland Township man died last Friday, June 19, when his motorcycle collided with an SUV in Courtland Township. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, Taylor Miedema, 23, was traveling eastbound on 10 Mile Road on his 2007 Yamaha motorcycle...

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Post travels to British Columbia

Post travels to British Columbia

25 June 2015

The Post traveled on the Kayla Rae Cellars Wine Lovers Cruise, in May 2015. This photo was taken in Victoria, British Columbia, when returning from Butchart Gardens on the last night of their cruise. The 17 cruisers enjoyed special amenities, which included a custom private group tour and tastings in Napa Valley, CA, hosted by […]

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Kent Theatre benefits from Eagle Scout project

Kent Theatre benefits from Eagle Scout project

25 June 2015

The Cedar Springs community has been blessed with several boys making the community a nicer place to be through their Eagle Scout projects. Jacob Swinehart, son of Scott and Angela Swinehart, is the latest Scout to do just that. Earning Eagle Scout is the highest rank in Boy Scouts. To become an Eagle Scout, you have […]

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A tail of another color

A tail of another color

25 June 2015

  Last summer the Post printed several photos sent in my readers that showed black squirrels with a white tail, or white markings on their tails. Recently, we received this photo from Ron Parker, of Courtland Township, that showed this black squirrel, with a reddish-brown tail. “We get about one squirrel each year that visits […]

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Student charged in bomb threats

25 June 2015

  A 16-year-old from the Belmont area is being charged with making a bomb threat against Rockford High School. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, Rockford Public Schools and several employees have been the target of harassing and threatening telephone calls since October 2014. A joint investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Kent […]

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Solon seeks public input on proposed park plan

25 June 2015

  Solon Township will conduct a public input session for the Township’s 5-year Parks and Recreation Plan on Tuesday, June 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Solon Township Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to gather input from the township residents concerning current and future opportunities for parks, recreation, and trails in the community. […]

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Sheriff announces new Chief Deputy

Sheriff announces new Chief Deputy

25 June 2015

Sheriff Lawrence Stelma announced that Kevin Kelley was promoted to Chief Deputy effective Monday, June 8, 2015. He replaces Michelle LaJoye-Young, who was recently promoted to Undersheriff, after Jon Hess retired. Kelley began his career at the Sheriff Department on June 5, 1989 as a County Patrol Officer. He was promoted to Sergeant on the […]

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Don’t forget to replace your vehicle’s brake hardware

Don’t forget to replace your vehicle’s brake hardware

25 June 2015

(NAPS)—Brakes are a critical component for maintaining vehicle safety. Whether it’s trying to stop your vehicle on an icy, snow-packed road or slowing down on a rain-soaked highway, properly functioning brakes are key to maintaining control of the vehicle. However, brake wear can compromise vehicle performance and, ultimately, threaten vehicle safety. AAA encourages motorists to […]

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Meet the Hawks: Ryan Bell

Meet the Hawks: Ryan Bell

25 June 2015

Meet wide receiver Ryan Bell. Originally from Howard City, Michigan, Bell is currently leading the Hawks in touchdowns, with two receiving touchdowns through three games.

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Hawks game rescheduled

25 June 2015

  The game between the West Michigan Hawks and the Motor City Jaguars, which was scheduled to be played in Detroit last weekend, was postponed until August 1, because of issues with the scheduling of the field. But the Hawks will be in action at home this weekend, when they host the Wayne County Bengals, […]

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