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Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake North Country Trail to travel through area Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award  2015 Wall of Honor Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape Wedded Abyss Boys track OK Bronze champions
 
Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake

Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake

Police are investigating the death of an Ensley Township man last week as a homicide. Firefighters responded to a garage fire on 128th Street, near Balsam, last Wednesday, May 13.

Police investigate homicide near Sand Lake
North Country Trail to travel through area

North Country Trail to travel through area

The North Country Trail, one of 11 National Scenic Trails, is one step closer to passing through the Cedar Springs and Solon Township areas, and Cedar Springs is one step closer to becoming a National Trail Town.

North Country Trail to travel through area
Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award 

Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award 

The Michigan EMS Practitioners Association has named Kevin Nawrot, a paramedic/FTO with Rockford Ambulance, the 2015 Michigan EMS Practitioner of the Year. “Kevin has quickly climbed the ranks to become Lead FTO and has proven to be a great role model to everyone that comes into contact with him,” said Matt McConnon, Operations Manager at […]

Rockford Ambulance paramedic wins award 
2015 Wall of Honor

2015 Wall of Honor

CTA inducted five people into the Wall of Honor for 2015, joining the two inaugural inductees from 2014, Dr. DeWayne Coxon and Lexie K. Coxon.

2015 Wall of Honor
Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape

Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape

By Melinda Myers Too much or not enough water and never when you need it. That seems to be the long time plight of gardeners. Add to this extended droughts, flooding and watering bans. What is a gardener to do? Become a water wise gardener. Water wise is not just about growing drought tolerant plants or […]

Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscape
Wedded Abyss

Wedded Abyss

Wedded Abyss is a comedy that anyone who is married, is in the planning process of getting married, or knows someone who is any of the above can take to heart. At some point, writer Scott Phillips hits on about every aspect of the marriage process from proposal to the fait accompli.

Wedded Abyss
Boys track OK Bronze champions

Boys track OK Bronze champions

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks boys track and field team took home the 2015 OK Bronze Conference Championship last week. After securing a number one seed during the dual season by going 5-0, the Hawks defeated the league last Friday at Forest Hills Northern.

Boys track OK Bronze champions

21 May 2015

CTA Calendar May 21 Literacy Night – 3-5 pm May 21-22 Senior Trip to Cedar Point May 22 No School for Students and Staff May 25 No School for Students and Staff – Memorial Recess May 29 Graduation @ Cedar Springs High School – 7 pm June 2 Field Day (K-5) June 4 Last day […]

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Cedar Springs Cleanup

Cedar Springs Cleanup

21 May 2015

The CTA High School gathered this week to clean up Pine Street, from White Creek Avenue to Main Street. Students made sure no trash was left on the side of the road, nor the ditches. We had a great time working together to make Cedar Springs look great!

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K-5 News

K-5 News

21 May 2015

April and May were very busy months for the students at CTA’s elementary. We had two wonderful events occur during these months: the Daddy Daughter Luau and the Mother Son Game Night. The Daddy Daughter Dance is one of our favorite events at CTA! At the beginning of every year, many, many questions are asked […]

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Summer Reading at KDL Returns to Kent District Library

Summer Reading at KDL Returns to Kent District Library

21 May 2015

  Last year, Kent District Library had the busiest summer reading program of any public library system in Michigan with 29,291 participants. This year’s Summer Reading at KDL program runs from Monday, June 1 to Saturday, August 8. With reading activities and prizes for babies, kids, teens and adults, Summer Reading @ KDL offers something […]

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Hospice of Michigan to Honor Michigan Veterans

21 May 2015

  Metron of Cedar Springs May 27 Hospice of Michigan will honor veterans with two pinning ceremonies in West Michigan in honor of Memorial Day. Veterans representing each of the military branches will be presented a certificate reflecting their branch of military service and an American flag pin honoring and thanking them for their military […]

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Final exams

21 May 2015

  At the end of the semester, there were two Michigan State sophomores who were taking organic chemistry. They had done well on all of the quizzes, midterms, labs, etc. and had solid A’s. These two friends were so confident going into the final that the weekend before finals week, they decided to go to […]

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Hometown Happenings

21 May 2015

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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City and Red Flannel Festival work on agreement

City and Red Flannel Festival work on agreement

14 May 2015

By Judy Reed Will Cedar Springs be known once again as the Red Flannel Town? If an agreement between the City and the Red Flannel Festival is approved, the City could once again use that nickname at no charge. A City committee made up of Mayor Pro Tem Pam Conley, and Councilors Dan Clark and […]

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New health service for students

New health service for students

14 May 2015

  By Judy Reed Parents of middle and high school students at Cedar Springs Public Schools now have a new option to address their kids’ medical needs. Cherry Health received a grant to open a new office at Red Hawk Elementary and now offers services to students ages 10-21 and their siblings. The Cedar Springs […]

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The Post travels to Israel

The Post travels to Israel

14 May 2015

The Post recently took a trip to a 55-acre archaeology site in Israel, known as Biblical Tamar Park, spanning 4,000 years of Israelite occupation, from Abraham to the present.

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