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Early snowstorm slams West Michigan Red Hawk’s Alvesteffer voted WZZM13’s MVP of the season The Post travels to the Arctic Circle Do you remember the 1965 Palm Sunday tornado?  Fundraiser brings in cash for camp Red Hawk 8th grade football team undefeated Hunters can help fill food bank freezers  4th and 5th Grade Essay Contest
 
Early snowstorm slams West Michigan

Early snowstorm slams West Michigan

Blowing snow, wind chills in the single digits and icy roads put the area in a deep freeze, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, causing hundreds of schools to close and many drivers to slide off the road.

Early snowstorm slams West Michigan
Red Hawk’s Alvesteffer voted WZZM13’s MVP of the season

Red Hawk’s Alvesteffer voted WZZM13’s MVP of the season

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks Varsity Football team had a great season, going 9-2 and winning the OK-Bronze Conference Championship outright. They won their first playoff home game at Red Hawk Stadium, against Forest Hills Northern, and were defeated by Muskegon in the district regional the following week.

Red Hawk’s Alvesteffer voted WZZM13’s MVP of the season
The Post travels to the Arctic Circle

The Post travels to the Arctic Circle

The Cedar Springs Post traveled to the Arctic Circle last summer with John Osburn, of Nelson Township. Thanks so much, John, for taking us with you!

The Post travels to the Arctic Circle
Do you remember the 1965 Palm Sunday tornado? 

Do you remember the 1965 Palm Sunday tornado? 

The National Weather office in Grand Rapids needs your help. April 11, 2015 will mark the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak and they are looking for photos, home movies and eyewitness accounts of the tornadoes to be documented as part of their commemoration event.

Do you remember the 1965 Palm Sunday tornado? 
Fundraiser brings in cash for camp

Fundraiser brings in cash for camp

With Christmas songs playing in the background and holiday decorations on every table, 250 people shopped at the Pine Ridge Bible Camp’s 11th annual auction, held at Cedar Springs High School on November 8.

Fundraiser brings in cash for camp
Red Hawk 8th grade football team undefeated

Red Hawk 8th grade football team undefeated

Congratulations to the 8th Grade football team, who have had two straight undefeated seasons. Way to go! Back Row:  Coach Paul Ringler, Jason Magoon, Cody Gott, Wyatt Knauf, Colton Pope, James Myers, Coach John Gott, Coach Bob Wier Middle Row:  Ryan Ringler, Jarrett Hoogerhyde, Kolby Swank, Ethan West, Bill Hammer, Kaleb Gordon, Xavier Anderson Front […]

Red Hawk 8th grade football team undefeated
Hunters can help fill food bank freezers 

Hunters can help fill food bank freezers 

With Michigan’s deer season swinging into high gear, it won’t be long before many hunters are bringing their harvested deer into the local butcher shop to have the venison processed and prepared for the freezer.

Hunters can help fill food bank freezers 
4th and 5th Grade Essay Contest

4th and 5th Grade Essay Contest

Mr. George challenged the 4th and 5th graders to participate in grade level essay contest. 1st place for the fourth grade went to Rebekah Wineman.

4th and 5th Grade Essay Contest

Traveling too light

20 November 2014

  A porter loaded down with suitcases followed the couple to the airline check-in counter. As they approached the line, the husband glanced at the pile of luggage and said to his wife, “Why didn’t you bring the piano, too?” “Are you trying to be funny?” she replied. “No, I really wish you had,” he […]

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Hometown Happenings

20 November 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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Rifle raffle winner

Rifle raffle winner

13 November 2014

  The Sons of the American Legion, Glen Hill Squadron 287, of Cedar Springs would like to congratulate Andrew Stanley of Cedar Springs. Andrew’s winning ticket for the annual Rifle Raffle was drawn on November 8 at Post 287. Pictured are SAL 1st Vice Commander Keith Tyler, Andrew Stanley holding his new Remington 30-06, and SAL […]

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Undersheriff selected for leadership course

Undersheriff selected for leadership course

13 November 2014

  Name selected by expert panel from more than 20 entries  Kent County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that Undersheriff Jon Hess has been selected to attend a GE executive leadership development program in New York. Developed in close collaboration with the Major County Sheriffs’ Association (MCSA), the course will take place at GE’s […]

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Man leads city police on pursuit

Man leads city police on pursuit

13 November 2014

Officer Mandy Stahl’s last shift as a Cedar Springs Police officer turned out to be a pursuit of a drunk driver minutes before her shift ended Friday afternoon, November 7.

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Violent crime decreases in U.S.

13 November 2014

  The estimated number of violent crimes in the nation decreased 4.4 percent in 2013, when compared with 2012 data, according to FBI figures released this week. Property crimes decreased 4.1 percent, marking the 11th straight year the collective estimates for these offenses declined. The 2013 statistics show the estimated rate of violent crime was […]

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JOHANSEN – MARTINEZ

JOHANSEN – MARTINEZ

13 November 2014

Mrs. Christina Johansen is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Tiffany Johansen to Collyn Martinez. Tiffany is a graduate of Cedar Springs High School and Central Michigan University. Collyn is a graduate of the University of Louisiana and Jufetst. A November 22nd wedding is planned. They will be living and working around New […]

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CHARLENE PIERCE

CHARLENE PIERCE

13 November 2014

  In loving memory of our Mother who passed away 2 years ago, November 17, 2012. Your memory we treasure, Mother!   Love and miss you, Susan, Marjorie and Tommy Lonny and Tammy

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WILMA M. SCHALK

WILMA M. SCHALK

13 November 2014

Wilma M. Schalk, 77 of Henrico, VA formerly of Cedar Springs, died Friday, November 7, 2014 in Virginia. Mrs. Schalk was born on July 10, 1937 in Canton, Ohio the daughter of Harold and Ottillia (Branch) Karns. She was a homemaker and worked for her husband at their Veterinary Clinic. She loved spending time with […]

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Our security

13 November 2014

Pastor Herb VanderBilt  East Nelson United Methodist Church 9024  18 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs MI 49319   Ephesians 6:10-18: Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.  For our struggle is not against flesh […]

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