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Bald eagle overlooking Pine Lake The Post travels to Las Vegas En Gedi holds auction; creates memorial scholarship Michigan DNR lauds federal announcement on comeback of Kirtland’s warbler WMP wrestlers earn All American status at Nationals
 
Bald eagle overlooking Pine Lake

Bald eagle overlooking Pine Lake

Recently we have received several photos of bald eagles in the area. This beautiful photo was taken by Tim Hindenach on April 4, when he spotted a bald eagle in the trees overlooking Pine Lake, in Nelson Township

Bald eagle overlooking Pine Lake
The Post travels to Las Vegas

The Post travels to Las Vegas

The Conley family took the Post and flew into Las Vegas, Nevada over spring break. They then traveled the full length of Arizona and back.

The Post travels to Las Vegas
En Gedi holds auction; creates memorial scholarship

En Gedi holds auction; creates memorial scholarship

The 2018 En Gedi Auction held at the Cedar Springs High School on Friday, March 23 was another successful event. Numerous donations from area businesses including furniture, wood pellets, tools, home furnishings, food and entertainment certificates, and collective sports memorabilia were some of the items included in the silent and live auctions.

En Gedi holds auction; creates memorial scholarship
Michigan DNR lauds federal announcement on comeback of Kirtland’s warbler

Michigan DNR lauds federal announcement on comeback of Kirtland’s warbler

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes removing the bird from the Endangered Species list

Michigan DNR lauds federal announcement on comeback of Kirtland’s warbler
WMP wrestlers earn All American status at Nationals

WMP wrestlers earn All American status at Nationals

West Michigan Pursuit traveled to Lansing for the 2018 NUWAY Nationals. WMP entered 12 grapplers to compete and 8 earned All American Status.

WMP wrestlers earn All American status at Nationals
We have a winner!

We have a winner!

05 April 2018

Our April Fools edition was last week, and the lucky winner in our fast cash contest was Sara Thornton, of Sand Lake.

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Signs of spring? Not so fast

Signs of spring? Not so fast

05 April 2018

Melissa Kleyn took this photo of a robin and a cardinal in the front yard at the Post, on Tuesday, April 3, just hours before we were hit with an overnight snowstorm. The signs are there that spring is right around the corner. The extended forecast shows temperatures reaching the 50s by the end of […]

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New artwork at Cedar Springs Library

New artwork at Cedar Springs Library

05 April 2018

Artists, Authors & YOU!, a continually changing art exhibit sponsored by the Cedar Springs Public Library, is currently featuring the works of  multi-media artist Hazel Palmer, of Cedar Springs.  On display by Hazel Palmer are two vibrant pieces—All God’s Children and Sansevieria (Plant). These two interesting pieces are both watercolors on paper.  A graduate of […]

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School releases terms of Superintendent’s resignation

05 April 2018

By Judy Reed Cedar Springs Public Schools will continue to pay former Superintendent Dr. Laura VanDuyn her base salary for the next two years, according to the details of her resignation agreement. The resignation occurred March 26 after a series of events in which almost 2,000 people signed an online petition urging her to resign; […]

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Man sentenced following DNR investigation

05 April 2018

  Game ranch owner falsified information related to chronic wasting disease testing  A Mecosta County game ranch owner has been sentenced on charges resulting from an investigation by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division, in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Lester Jay Gemmen, 64, of Morley, was […]

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Military and families get free tax assistance 

05 April 2018

  The IRS offers free tax help to members of the military and their families through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. A VITA site is easy to find on or off base — even overseas. The Armed Forces Tax Council directs the military tax programs worldwide. Military VITA-certified employees receive training on military tax issues, including tax […]

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The Right to Privacy: Taxpayer Bill of Rights #7 

05 April 2018

  IRS Tax Tip 2018-50 The IRS is committed to protecting the privacy rights of America’s taxpayers. In fact, the right to privacy is one of ten rights the Taxpayer Bill of Rights gives all taxpayers. Taxpayers have the right to expect that any IRS inquiry, audit, or enforcement action will comply with the law and be […]

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The truth about sports scholarships  

05 April 2018

  By Bob Gardner, Executive Director, National Federation of State High School Associations   Many parents are trying to live the dream through their sons and daughters—the dream of landing a college athletic scholarship by specializing in a sport year-round. Unfortunately, most of these dreams are never realized.   The odds of a sports scholarship […]

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Get paid to fish

Get paid to fish

05 April 2018

If you catch tagged walleye in Saginaw Bay area, you might win $100 The Department of Natural Resources jaw-tagged 3,000 walleyes in a number of Saginaw Bay tributary rivers recently and is now asking anglers to collect and report information on tagged fish they catch. And you just might win $100 in the process. The […]

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Nesting records

05 April 2018

By Ranger Steve Mueller   Many species are nesting though it might seem early because it looks wintery brown. Rabbits, mice, shrews, and other mammals are producing families despite the cold, dreary brown pre-spring appearance of neighborhoods. Bald Eagles, hawks, and owls have eggs or young in nests. The timing for predatory birds to have […]

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