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Sewer and water construction begins Kent County Youth Fair  The Post travels to Utah Summer reading carnival next week Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes Hawks drop close game to Vipers Human Health and Insect Surveys Tips for growing a water-conservative garden
 
Sewer and water construction begins

Sewer and water construction begins

Area residents driving through the east side of the City of Cedar Springs probably couldn’t help but notice that the city’s utility reconstruction work has begun.

Sewer and water construction begins
Kent County Youth Fair 

Kent County Youth Fair 

The first ever Kent County Youth 4H Fair was held in Lowell, Michigan, in 1935. It was a two-day fair that replaced the West Michigan Fair, five years after it had shut down.

Kent County Youth Fair 
The Post travels to Utah

The Post travels to Utah

Tom and Char Dubridge of Sand Lake travelled to many parts of Colorado and Utah earlier this month. This picture was taken at Glen Canyon, Lake Powell, Utah.

The Post travels to Utah
Summer reading carnival next week

Summer reading carnival next week

Wednesday, August 5, 2-5 p.m., Morley Park It’s been a great summer of reading and special programs at the Cedar Springs Library, but there is still a grand celebration to attend and prizes to be given away!

Summer reading carnival next week
Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes

Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes

Shop in Cedar Springs at five different businesses and get in the drawing to win a kids bike! The Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce is giving away two bikes—a boy’s and a girl’s—at its Movie in the Park next Friday, August 7, at 8 p.m. in Morley Park. They will be showing ET. All […]

Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes
Hawks drop close game to Vipers

Hawks drop close game to Vipers

Saturday evening, the West Michigan Hawks hosted the #7 ranked Michigan Vipers. In what was a very close game, the Hawks were unable to finish their attempt at a comeback, and fell short by a final score of 20-13.

Hawks drop close game to Vipers
Human Health and Insect Surveys

Human Health and Insect Surveys

Some people might wonder why the Monarch butterfly is currently proposed for Federal Endangered Species status. Monarch numbers have declined significantly during this new millennium and there are several contributing factors

Human Health and Insect Surveys
Tips for growing a water-conservative garden

Tips for growing a water-conservative garden

(BPT) – Families can decorate their homes with colorful flowers and bring healthy, home-grown foods to the table with gardens. Gardening, however, can use quite a bit of water, and in states struck by drought it’s important to conserve as much water as possible. If you’re living in an area of the country under drought […]

Tips for growing a water-conservative garden
The Post travels to China

The Post travels to China

23 July 2015

Kaleigh Vanderlip, of Coral, Michigan, traveled with a Post to Yantai, China, in May, as part of Montcalm Community College’s study abroad program. Three teachers and nine students, including Vanderlip, went to China for a week. They also spent one night in South Korea. “While in China, we learned about their culture and we even […]

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Red Flannel Festival and City reach agreement

23 July 2015

  By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs City Council approved an agreement with the Red Flannel Festival Board to donate in kind services during the Festival, as well as an agreement to use any of the Festival’s 14 trademarks in return for the in kind services. The Council voted in favor of both agreements 5-1, […]

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Man killed in crash in northern Michigan

23 July 2015

  The Michigan State Police Gaylord Post confirmed Wednesday that a Cedar Springs man was killed Sunday, in an accident in northern Michigan. According to police, David Joseph Maurice, 52, of Cedar Springs, was a front seat passenger in a vehicle driven by David Jensen, 31, of Grand Rapids, when the accident occurred shortly after […]

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“Respectful robber” tied to armed robberies in three states

“Respectful robber” tied to armed robberies in three states

23 July 2015

The “respectful robber” turned cold-blooded killer, aka Steven Timothy Snyder, of Kingston, Michigan, is now believed to be responsible for nine armed robberies of banks located in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ohio, according to the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office, who is part of a law enforcement task force investigating his crimes. The Newaygo County Sheriff Office […]

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Missing woman found

Missing woman found

23 July 2015

A woman missing from her Alpine Township home near Comstock Park, since Friday, February 27, has returned home. The Kent County Sheriff Department made contact with Teresa Lynn Curry, 44, on Monday, July 7. They said she left the State of Michigan and travelled to the state of New York and stayed in New York […]

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A recipe for a healthy marriage

23 July 2015

Pastor Jim Alblas Pioneer Christian Reformed Church 3592 17 Mile RD NE, Cedar Springs It’s common knowledge that summer is a very popular time for weddings. In my church, July ranks as the top anniversary month, with August not far behind. This summer, it’s likely that you will either get married, attend someone else’s wedding […]

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For a Ride

23 July 2015

I’ve tried to stay out of this, but like the proverbial moth drawn to the flame, I can’t leave Creflo alone. The Creflo of whom I speak is Creflo A. Dollar, televangelist and pastor of the 30,000-member World Changers Church near Atlanta, Georgia. I have to say that Creflo has the best name for a […]

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100th Birthday

100th Birthday

23 July 2015

BERTHA NORMAN Look who is turning 100! Bertha Hockeborn Norman, lifelong resident of Rockford Michigan, will be achieving this milestone in her life on August 16, 2015. We would be honored if you could help us celebrate her special day by participating in a Card Shower! Wishing Bertha a Happy Birthday through a letter or […]

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CHRIS JOHANSEN

23 July 2015

  Attention friends of Chris Johansen: Chris will be moving to Louisiana to be closer to her daughter, Tiffany. She currently lives at The Brook of Big Rapids, 14595 -215th Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307, near Menards. Stop in to visit or if you would like to talk to her before she goes call Linda […]

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50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

23 July 2015

ROGER & RUTH WRIGHT Roger and Ruth (Hanes) Wright of Cedar Springs will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 1 to 4 pm with family and friends at Huggard Church, 8860 – 21 Mile Rd., Sand Lake. Roger and Ruth met in 1963. They were married at Ensley Baptist Church […]

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