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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
Sarah Ann Coulson

Sarah Ann Coulson

23 July 2015

Sarah Ann Coulson, 45 of Allendale died Monday, July 13, 2015 at her home. Sarah was born April 8, 1970 in Grand Rapids, MI the daughter of Richard and Ruth (Sims) Cain.

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What’s the real cost of that auto repair? 

What’s the real cost of that auto repair? 

23 July 2015

How to know if you’re paying the best price (BPT) Do you take your car’s health for granted? Only when the check engine light comes on do you realize how important a fully functional vehicle is to your daily life. Feelings of fear, regret and anxiety often rush in: “Will my car break down?” “Should […]

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Six must-have auto products for the summer

Six must-have auto products for the summer

23 July 2015

(BPT) – Summer is a great time to get up off the couch and soak up the sun. As you stock up on sunscreen and prepare to protect your skin from the direct sunlight, be sure to pick up products to protect your vehicle as well. Whether you’re taking the car out for a summer […]

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Meet the Hawks: Jeff Krebs

Meet the Hawks: Jeff Krebs

23 July 2015

  By Shae Brophy Meet #9, quarterback Jeff Krebs. Originally from Howard City, Krebs  was a three-sport athlete in high school. He played baseball, basketball and football all four years of school. After high school, he continued playing baseball at Grand Rapids Junior College, where he played for two additional years. After taking a couple […]

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144-year bear absence

144-year bear absence

23 July 2015

By Ranger Steve Mueller   The first sighting of black bear in Indiana occurred this summer in June, after a 144-year absence.  Several sightings of bears also occurred in Western Michigan. Several years ago, a female bear spent the winter near Ada and emerged in the spring with a cub. Most of the 15,000 bears […]

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Weekly fishing tip 

Weekly fishing tip 

23 July 2015

  Fishing for channel cats in the summertime  From the DNR These warm months can be the perfect time to target channel catfish throughout Michigan. Found nearly statewide, channel cats inhabit both lakes and streams.This species is typically pursued by anglers using live, dead or cut bait, though anglers have long used all manner of […]

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Where the Presidency is headed 

Where the Presidency is headed 

23 July 2015

  By Lee H. Hamilton Before the ins and outs of the 2016 presidential contest become a preoccupation for many of us, it seems a good time to step back and look at the office of the presidency for which so many candidates are vying. The presidency inherited by whoever wins next November will be […]

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Lose weight with tools from the USDA and NIH

23 July 2015

  Science-based technology provides users greater customizing to help reach and sustain a healthy weight The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have partnered to add the NIH Body Weight Planner to USDA’s SuperTracker online tool (https://www.supertracker.usda.gov) as a goal-setting resource to help people achieve and stay at a healthy weight. […]

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EarthTalk®

EarthTalk®

23 July 2015

From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: How is that being around trees and other plants can help us feel good?   – Amy Mola, Greenville, SC Trees are known to improve air quality by capturing six common air pollutants and toxic gases: ground-level ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, […]

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Waiting for years

23 July 2015

  A man and his wife had built their dream house some years ago, and furnished it with quality pieces as they could afford them. Now the delivery truck carrying the last purchase, a new bedroom suite, was pulling into the driveway. “Finally!” the wife exclaimed, flinging open the front door as the driver walked up […]

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