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The eagles have landed Sen. MacGregor reads to CTA students The Post travels to Colombia Beware: you may be visited by pink flamingos Montcalm educator wins excellence in education award Ease into gardening with a raised bed  New girls 7-8 softball teams have winning records DNR to give folks a hand in their hunt for morels
 
The eagles have landed

The eagles have landed

We continue to get eagle photos from area readers. This week we received clearer photos of an eagle sighting at Pine Lake that we ran last week (thank you Tim Hindenach) and a new sighting at Sand Lake.

The eagles have landed
Sen. MacGregor reads to CTA students

Sen. MacGregor reads to CTA students

Michigan Senator Peter MacGregor stopped by Creative Technologies Academy for a visit on Friday morning, April 22, and read to the kindergarten and first grade students.

Sen. MacGregor reads to CTA students
The Post travels to Colombia

The Post travels to Colombia

The Post recently traveled to Colombia with The Springs Church mission team. Members of the team included Matt Goehler, Pastor Barry Briggs, Cindy Mason, Cathy VanOss, Bill VanOss, former Springs Pastor Gary Cruce, Johna Alexander, Floretta Reighn and Shane Jewell.

The Post travels to Colombia
Beware: you may be visited by pink flamingos

Beware: you may be visited by pink flamingos

On Sunday afternoon, April 24, a flock of pink flamingos took up residency on the front lawn of Marge and Jack Clark’s home. The flamingos allegedly escaped from the Cedar Springs Rotary Interact Club.

Beware: you may be visited by pink flamingos
Montcalm educator wins excellence in education award

Montcalm educator wins excellence in education award

A Montcalm County educator known for her commitment to encourage students to read and explore new books and for devoting her own time to help teachers and students has been honored with an Excellence in Education award from the Michigan Lottery.

Montcalm educator wins excellence in education award
Ease into gardening with a raised bed 

Ease into gardening with a raised bed 

Raise your garden to new heights for easier access and greater productivity. Raised beds allow you to overcome poor soil by creating the ideal growing mix, plus make gardening time more comfortable thanks to less bending and kneeling.

Ease into gardening with a raised bed 
New girls 7-8 softball teams have winning records

New girls 7-8 softball teams have winning records

The Cedar Springs Area Parks and Recration Department is proud to be offering a 7th and 8th grade Softball team for the first time. The teams are coached by Neal Kooiman, 7th grade, and Dave Castor, 8th grade.

New girls 7-8 softball teams have winning records
DNR to give folks a hand in their hunt for morels

DNR to give folks a hand in their hunt for morels

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources provides an online interactive map that highlights the state’s 2015 wildfires and prescribed burns—each more than 10 acres in size—to help mushroom hunters in their quest for morels.

DNR to give folks a hand in their hunt for morels

Auto Advice: Don’t fear the check engine light

29 April 2016

(NAPS) — Although the check engine light may look scary lit up on the dashboard, you don’t need to panic. A glowing check engine light doesn’t mean you have to immediately pull the car to the side of the road; it does mean you should get the car checked out as soon as possible. “Motorists […]

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Auto Advice: Keep track of open recalls

Auto Advice: Keep track of open recalls

29 April 2016

(NAPS)—If you’re like most people, car safety and performance are important to you. But you might be surprised to hear that over 47 million vehicles have unfixed safety recalls—vehicles you might be sharing the road with or driving yourself. Alarmingly, family-oriented vehicles like SUVs and minivans are the least-often fixed. An auto recall usually occurs […]

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And the cat came back

28 April 2016

  A man hated his wife’s cat and decided to get rid of it. So he put the cat in the car, and drove 20 blocks from home, and dropped it off in a strange neighborhood. By the time the man got home, the cat was already walking up the driveway. The next day, the […]

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Hometown Happenings

28 April 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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Cedar Springs to hold City manager interviews

26 April 2016

The Cedar Springs City Council will be holding interviews on Monday, May 9, to select a candidate to replace former City Manager Thad Taylor. These interviews are open to the public and will be held at Cedar Springs City Hall. They will interview five candidates starting at 9 a.m., with their last interview scheduled for […]

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FOOD SAFETY ALERT: Organic frozen vegetables recalled

FOOD SAFETY ALERT: Organic frozen vegetables recalled

25 April 2016

Organic frozen peas and organic white supersweet corn sold through various retail outlets, including Meijer, Costco and Schwan’s, are being recalled. CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling 15 frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in […]

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Attorney general speaks to Cedar Springs students

Attorney general speaks to Cedar Springs students

21 April 2016

Students walk the hallways at school every day carrying weights that others know nothing about. Some are victims of physical abuse, either at home or at school; some are being bullied by their peers; some are victims of sexting or date rape; and others feel like failures and are contemplating suicide or violence.

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CTA students found what’s bugging us in Cedar Creek

CTA students found what’s bugging us in Cedar Creek

21 April 2016

Stream monitoring done by Creative Technologies students this week show that Cedar Creek has excellent water quality, according to Nichol DeMull, of Trout Unlimited.

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Car crashes into business

Car crashes into business

21 April 2016

The Dollar Tree, located on 17 Mile Road, behind Independent Bank, does not have a drive through window—but they almost did last Friday, April 15, when a customer hit the building with their vehicle.

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The Post travels to Arizona

The Post travels to Arizona

21 April 2016

Kathy and Katia Corwin spent spring break in Arizona with Dave and Diane Taghon visiting Aunt Karen Shafer in Sun Lakes.

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