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It’s time for football! Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car The Post travels to Colombia Six tornadoes hit West Michigan  Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes Whatever your party, choose a designated driver  Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides Stay cool pool without chlorine 
 
It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

Thursday, August 25, marks the first game of the 2016 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They face off against the Division 4 state champs, Zeeland West, at Zeeland at 4 p.m.

It’s time for football!
Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

A bank robbery suspect was pulled from a burning vehicle last week Thursday by Kent County Sheriff Deputies after he crashed his car and the engine compartment burst into flames.

Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car
The Post travels to Colombia

The Post travels to Colombia

The Post traveled with Harold McFarland, of Cedar Springs, on a business trip to Colombia July 31 to August 6.

The Post travels to Colombia
Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

The National Weather Service confirmed that six tornadoes occurred in West Michigan on Saturday afternoon, August 20, including two in the Grand Rapids metro area.

Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 
Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma

Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma

There are lots of things kids get excited about when they go back to school... From brand new lunch boxes loaded with pudding cups, to shiny 64-packs of crayons and catching up with friends they haven’t seen for awhile, anticipation is in the air.

Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma
Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes

The Michigan Adventure Race: Sleeping Bear Edition will be held September 17, 2016, in and around Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Glen Arbor, Mich.

Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes
Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 

Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign supports driving safety… Law enforcement officers from police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police are hoping the designated driver gets your vote this election season

Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 
Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides

Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides

New tests found significant decreases in the use of bee-killing pesticides on “bee-friendly” plants. That’s good news for bees.

Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides
Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Saltwater pool is a healthy alternative… As summer temperatures rise, backyard and neighborhood pools become more attractive for old and young alike.

Stay cool pool without chlorine 
HUGH D. MABIE

HUGH D. MABIE

25 August 2016

Hugh D. Mabie, age 80 of Cedar Springs, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Hugh was born in Cedar Springs, Michigan on March 12, 1936, the son of Roy and Margaret (Pierson) Mabie.

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Bite-Size Ideas for Easy Entertaining

Bite-Size Ideas for Easy Entertaining

25 August 2016

  (Family Features) Whether you’re prepping for an extravagant party or an impromptu get-together, being prepared with cupboard staples and entertaining tricks can help you take your gathering to the next level. Make menu planning a breeze and put a unique twist on your party from start to finish with these great ideas from the […]

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Expiration dates

25 August 2016

A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor’s office. “Is it true,” she wanted to know, “that the medication you prescribed has to be taken for the rest of my life?” “Yes, I’m afraid so,” the doctor told her. There was silence at the other end of the phone. “Why do you ask?” prodded the doctor. […]

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Hometown Happenings

25 August 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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Joyrider arrested after driving stolen vehicle through gate

Joyrider arrested after driving stolen vehicle through gate

18 August 2016

What started out as a case of malicious destruction of property turned into the recovery of a stolen vehicle and arrest of a suspect earlier this week.

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Class of 1942 holds 74th reunion

Class of 1942 holds 74th reunion

18 August 2016

On Friday, August 5, the Cedar Springs Class of 1942 met at Main Street Restaurant for their 74th class reunion.

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Sparta Seniors help out Cedar Springs youth

Sparta Seniors help out Cedar Springs youth

18 August 2016

Sparta Senior Neighbors Center is just a hop, skip and jump from Cedar Springs, and a neighbor to the west of Red Flannel town. So it’s not surprising that the Sparta Senior Neighbors have become cheerleaders to a Cedar Springs youth and his family. This past spring, Jane Ringler, from Cedar Springs, accepted the position […]

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Treasury warns of fraudulent phone calls

Treasury warns of fraudulent phone calls

18 August 2016

  The Michigan Department of Treasury is cautioning taxpayers of fraudulent phone calls being made demanding taxpayers pay an immediate amount of money or face actions from the department. Calls are being received from a legitimate Grand Rapids-area Treasury phone number, which has apparently been cloned by the scammers. Victims are told they owe money to […]

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Councilmember Truesdale resigns, firefighter pegged to fill spot

18 August 2016

  By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs City Council met on Thursday, August 11. The Council accepted the resignation of Council member Robert Truesdale, who retired effective June 30, and adopted a resolution honoring and thanking him for his service. He was elected in 2012, and was mayor during his first year on council. Current […]

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Back-to-School tips when you’re on a budget

Back-to-School tips when you’re on a budget

18 August 2016

Between new clothes and new school supplies, back-to-school season can put a strain on household budgets. In 2015, families planned to spend $630 on back-to-school items, according to the National Retail Federation

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