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Spring takes area by storm Easter bunny visits the library Post goes to Montreal Cedar Creek cleanup next weekend Seasonal home maintenance tips that save time and money Winning treats to please kids and adults this Easter Are you prepared for severe weather?
 
Spring takes area by storm

Spring takes area by storm

The Cedar Springs Post took a direct hit when winds blown in by a fierce spring-turned-winter storm ripped through our area last Saturday.

Spring takes area by storm
Easter bunny visits the library

Easter bunny visits the library

Kids in Cedar Springs are excited about Easter. It was easy to tell that last Friday, April 11, when ninety-five kids and adults visited the Easter Bunny at the Cedar Springs Public Library.

Easter bunny visits the library
Post goes to Montreal

Post goes to Montreal

Ken and Tammy Norris, of Oakfield Township, spent mid-March in Montreal for their 20th anniversary, where they were also married. And they took the Post along to celebrate with them!

Post goes to Montreal
Cedar Creek cleanup next weekend

Cedar Creek cleanup next weekend

It’s time again for the annual Cedar Creek Cleanup/Earth Day Celebration in Cedar Springs.

Cedar Creek cleanup next weekend
Seasonal home maintenance tips that save time and money

Seasonal home maintenance tips that save time and money

If you’re not careful, basic and seasonal home maintenance can cost you a pretty penny and a lot of time. Take steps to simplify these tasks.

Seasonal home maintenance tips that save time and money
Winning treats to please kids and adults this Easter

Winning treats to please kids and adults this Easter

When you think of Easter goodies there’s a good chance the flavorful jelly bean comes to mind – a big hit with kids young and old.

Winning treats to please kids and adults this Easter
Are you prepared for severe weather?

Are you prepared for severe weather?

We don’t see a lot of tornadoes in our area, but they do happen in Michigan. It was on Palm Sunday, 49 years ago, April 11, 1965, that 47 tornadoes broke out in several Midwest states—including here in Kent County—killing and injuring hundreds of people.

Are you prepared for severe weather?
Bringing life back into your yard and garden

Bringing life back into your yard and garden

18 April 2014

Return of the green: Get your grass and garden growing again (BPT) – Spring season is a time of regeneration and renewal as you prepare to bring life back to your lawn and garden. Taking the proper steps after seasonal changes or severe weather conditions can prove to be the difference between creating a breathtaking [...]

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Black bear education program for grades 6-8

Black bear education program for grades 6-8

18 April 2014

The Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Wildlife Division is offering a fun way for educators to integrate Michigan’s unique flora and fauna into their curriculum while still meeting the required educational standards

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Seventeen and Twelve

18 April 2014

Spring-cleaning time has arrived. Seventeen bird nest boxes contained last year’s nesting material at Ody Brook. The backyard supported an Eastern Bluebird family.

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Portions of White Pine Trail Closed

18 April 2014

  Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) officials today announced that portions of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park are closed due to unsafe conditions. Wind storms and spring run-off have left the trail with downed trees, flooding and debris. Portions of trail in Mecosta and Montcalm counties have the worst damage; however, caution [...]

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Warning: What to do about the “Heartbleed” bug

Warning: What to do about the “Heartbleed” bug

18 April 2014

Unless you’ve been vacationing on a tropical island for the past few days, you’ve likely heard of the “Heartbleed” bug, a computer security vulnerability that can reveal the contents of a server’s memory and expose private data such as user names, passwords and even credit card information.

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Easter Coloring  Contest Winners

Easter Coloring Contest Winners

18 April 2014

Age Group: 3-4 yrs     Age Group: 5-7 yrs   Age Group: 8-10 yrs   Winners may pick up their prize Easter Baskets at The POST, 36 E. Maple St., Cedar Springs 10 am to 5pm Mon.-Fri. Or call The POST at 616-696-3655 to make pick up arrangements.        

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The wonders of hair spray

18 April 2014

A man was driving along the highway, when he saw the Easter Bunny hopping across the middle of the road. He swerved to avoid hitting the Bunny, but he was not in time. The basket of eggs and candy went flying all over the place. The driver, being a sensitive man as well as an animal lover, pulled over [...]

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Hometown Happenings

18 April 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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Ronny Merlington

Ronny Merlington

15 April 2014

 Ronny R. Merlington, 76 of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Spectrum Health-United Memorial Hospital. Ronny was born September 1, 1937 in Pierson, MI the son of Robert and Ruth (Madison) Merlington. He graduated from Sand Lake High School in 1955 and received a Bachelor degree from Michigan State University. He taught school [...]

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Cedar Springs Public Schools Honor Rolls

10 April 2014

HEY proud parents and grandparents! The Cedar Springs Public Schools Honor Rolls for Middle School, High School, and New Beginnings Alternative HS are now available to download. Click link below to download the Cedar Springs Public Schools 2nd Trimester Honor roll 2013-2014   HonorRoll2ndTrimester2014.pdf

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