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The Blizzard of ‘78 Kapolka receives coaching award Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks Five winter car care tips that save you money DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail  Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat
 
The Blizzard of ‘78

The Blizzard of ‘78

Do you remember THE BLIZZARD? When people who remember it talk about it, it’s usually with a kind of awe. And with good reason—meteorologist Bill Steffen said on his blog that “The Blizzard of 1978 ranks as the #1 snowstorm ever for Grand Rapids and much of Lower Michigan

The Blizzard of ‘78
Kapolka receives coaching award

Kapolka receives coaching award

Cedar Springs Varsity Football Coach August (Gus) Kapolka was recently named Coach of the Year in Region 6 by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association.

Kapolka receives coaching award
Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks

Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks

  (BPT) With a whole new year ahead, now is the perfect time to relax and refresh with at-home spa treatments that are easy, natural, luxurious and, best of all, affordable. “Skin care does not have to be costly to be effective,” says Janet Little, director of nutrition at Sprouts Farmers Market. “By preparing your […]

Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks
Five winter car care tips that save you money

Five winter car care tips that save you money

(BPT) Winter is when car trouble can cause big financial problems. So how do you keep your car winter-ready for severe weather and protect your budget? The right preventive care is essential, and the good news is that there are many simple things you can do to get your car ready for extreme weather without […]

Five winter car care tips that save you money
DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail 

DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail 

We asked and you answered—to the tune of nearly 9,000 name suggestions for Michigan’s planned, statewide hiking and bicycling trail stretching from Belle Isle Park in Detroit to Ironwood in the western Upper Peninsula.

DNR announces name of new hiking and bicycling trail 
Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat

Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat

Cedar Springs Competitive Cheer traveled to Lowell for their annual “Arrowfest” Cheer Invitational this last Saturday.

Cedar Springs Cheer shows success on mat

Curves partners with Jenny Craig

23 January 2015

  Curves (www.curves.com) and Jenny Craig (www.jennycraig.com) are now under one roof and have teamed up to help people in the Cedar Springs community reach their health and weight loss goals in 2015 and beyond. The business is located in the same building, at the northwest corner of Main and Elm Streets. A dedicated Jenny […]

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Alpha Omega Coffee and Games closes

23 January 2015

  Kelly and Jarvis Roach, owners of Alpha Omega Coffee and Games, at 32 S. Main Street, have decided to close their storefront, and sell games exclusively online as of January 31. They stopped serving drinks last week, and are selling off many things inside the shop. The coffee shop, opened in September of 2010, […]

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Cedar Springs Brewing update

23 January 2015

  The Post spoke with David Ringler, of Cedar Springs Brewing Company, to get an update on when they might start the building process on the southwest corner of Main and Maple. “We have finally moved past a few of our regulatory setbacks as our approvals have all come in since the first of the […]

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Arroway Self-Storage under new ownership

23 January 2015

  It was announced recently that local Rockford resident and businessman Roman Puchala has acquire Arroway Self Storage, located at 4121 14 Mile Road, from Ty and Donna Reminga. “What started as one building in 1987 grew to 11 buildings, with over 43,000 square feet of storage space,” said Ty. He added that when selling […]

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2014 Christmas bird count results

2014 Christmas bird count results

22 January 2015

By Ranger Steve Mueller   There were 47 traveling observers and 12 stationary watching at bird feeders that observed 60 species of birds (Table 1) for the 2014 Kent County Bird Count period on held January 3, 2015. No additional bird species were reported during count week. Total individuals sighted were 8,763. A female Rose-breasted […]

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Receive 10 free Blue Spruce trees

Receive 10 free Blue Spruce trees

22 January 2015

Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone from Michigan who joins the Foundation in February 2015 will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees to plant when the weather turns warm. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. […]

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Open Enrollment

22 January 2015

Creative Technologies Academy 350 Pine Street | Cedar Springs, MI  49319 Open Enrollment Period for the 2015-16 School Year January 15, 2015 – February 15, 2015 You may register students for grades K-12  by calling Mrs. Atkins or Mr. Oldebekking at (616) 696-4905

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CTA Calendar

22 January 2015

    January 30 Student Early Release – (2 hours early) K-5 Dismissal at 12:55 pm 6-12 Dismissal at 1:06 pm   January 30 Basketball @ Grattan Academy; Girls – 5:30, Boys – 7:00   February 3 Basketball @ WMAES Tourney; Girls – 5:30, Boys – 7:00   February 4,5, or 6 Basketball @ WMAES Tourney Consolation […]

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Lady Chargers Fall Short vs. Thunder

Lady Chargers Fall Short vs. Thunder

22 January 2015

The Creative Technologies Academy Lady Chargers headed south to Wyoming to face the Grand Rapids Thunder this past Thursday night. The Lady Chargers, with a 1-2 record heading into the game, were looking to see how they could perform against one of the better home school teams in the area. The Thunder started off quickly […]

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CTA Boy’s Basketball Team Continues Hot Start

CTA Boy’s Basketball Team Continues Hot Start

22 January 2015

Last season, Creative Tecnolgies Academy head coach Scott Bultman and his crew were unable to find the win column, but oh what a difference a season makes. After two impressive early season wins, the Chargers boy’s basketball team played a pair of games against Ellington Academy. In both matchups, the Chargers (4-0) dominated from start […]

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