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Man killed in Spencer Township The Post travels to China Hometown Hero Read to ride Changing course: a second degree and second career  Red Hawks roll over Sparta in second week showdown 44-6 Fresh Market: Plums
 
Man killed in Spencer Township

Man killed in Spencer Township

Silent Observer offers $2,000 reward for information A 34-year-old Gowen man was murdered early Monday morning in Spencer Township.

Man killed in Spencer Township
The Post travels to China

The Post travels to China

Recently the Post traveled to Tianjin China, with Thomas Waite, a 2013 graduate of Cedar Springs High School. Thomas and the Harvard Polo Team played in the Metropolitan Intervarsity Polo Tournament

The Post travels to China
Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero

Alexander Hemry, a graduate of Cedar Springs High School class of 2011, recently completed Basic Training at Lackland AFB. Alexander graduated as part of the 323 Squadron flight 208, on March 28 and 29.

Hometown Hero
Read to ride

Read to ride

Mrs. Kate Norman’s 5th grade class walked to the Cedar Springs Library on Monday, September 8, for their back-to-school library orientation and to get their Read-to-Ride reading logs. Students were delighted to find out that by reading only 6 hours they could earn two free tickets to ride two carnival rides on Red Flannel Day, […]

Read to ride
Changing course: a second degree and second career 

Changing course: a second degree and second career 

Debbie Robles was drawn to the nursing profession at a young age. She recalls dressing as a nurse for career day in elementary school, and also caring for her sick grandmother and great-aunt as a young adult. But as an 18-year-old college student, a nursing degree just wasn’t something she could pursue. “I paid my […]

Changing course: a second degree and second career 
Red Hawks roll over Sparta in second week showdown 44-6

Red Hawks roll over Sparta in second week showdown 44-6

Mother Nature proved to be the only thing that could slow down Coach Gus Kapolka’s Red Hawks football team on Friday night, Sept. 5, in Sparta.

Red Hawks roll over Sparta in second week showdown 44-6
Fresh Market: Plums

Fresh Market: Plums

Plums may have been one of the first fruits cultivated by humans. It appears to have several origins and varieties. Prunus domestica has been traced to East European and Caucasian mountains, while Prunus salicina and Prunus simonii originated in Asia.

Fresh Market: Plums
NAOMI SUE GOODWIN-RUPERT

NAOMI SUE GOODWIN-RUPERT

05 September 2014

Naomi Sue Goodwin-Rupert, age 70, of Cedar Springs, passed away Saturday morning, August 30, 2014 at her home under the loving care of her daughters and Heartland Hospice. The youngest daughter of Wilbur Jay & Thelma Marie (Waldron) Goodwin, she was born on October 29, 1943 in Greenville and was a graduate of Greenville High […]

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BEVERLY JANE PARKER

BEVERLY JANE PARKER

05 September 2014

Beverly Jane Parker, 75 of Cedar Springs, died Saturday, August 30, 2014 at her home. Beverly was born July 21, 1939 in Cedar Springs, Michigan the daughter of Waldo and Mary (Day) Cole. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, homemaker and cook. She enjoyed word searches. Surviving are her husband, Gerald, whom she married on […]

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BARBARA K. WEEKS

BARBARA K. WEEKS

05 September 2014

Barbara K. Weeks, 73 of Bailey, died Saturday, August 30, 2014 at her home. Barbara was born January 11, 1941 in Kent City, Michigan the daughter of Clarence and Fannie (Jackson) Johnson. She had been the bookkeeper for Jack & Jill Bible Camp and Bethel Bible Camp, and secretary of the Ladies Aid at Woodville […]

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BRUCE V. ELDRED

BRUCE V. ELDRED

05 September 2014

Bruce V. Eldred, 72 of Cedar Springs, was called back to his Saviour, Jesus Christ on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at his home. Bruce was born November 7, 1941 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the son of Vernon and Delores (Zank) Eldred. Bruce graduated from Cedar Springs High School and served his country in the U.S. […]

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Tennis team records two more wins 

Tennis team records two more wins 

05 September 2014

A home match with Grant Public Schools on Wednesday, August 27, resulted in a 5-3 win for the Cedar Springs Red Hawk varsity boys tennis team. #1 singles Blake Fisk (junior), #2 singles Nick Fennessy (senior), #3 singles Drew French (sophomore), #4 singles Dylan Kolasa (sophomore) and #1 doubles Karsen Dingman and Austin Nielson (sophomores) […]

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Do you want to see your school sport on this page?

05 September 2014

We are looking for coaches, parents, students or fans of school sports to write up summaries and/or take photos of games. If you want to see your sport covered in the Post and are willing to devote a little time to the effort, please contact your coach to let him or her know you are […]

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Special everyday sightings

05 September 2014

By Ranger Steve Mueller     Celebrate special opportunities. Today I was sitting on the back porch, when I would rather walk trails and explore Ody Brook Nature Sanctuary nature niches. It was a comfortable 77 F. The sunshine felt too hot. A flycatcher landed on a dead tree branch and it was difficult to […]

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Catch of the Week

Catch of the Week

05 September 2014

This 16-inch large mouth bass was caught by Zeppi Jobse, 12, while fishing on Lincoln Lake, in their boat, with grandpa Bill Jobse, of White Creek Lumber, on Friday, August 22. “The Bass gave him quite a battle, fighting through the lily pads, but Zeppi hung on for the catch,” remarked Bill. “He was so […]

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Fall flutter for giant panfish 

Fall flutter for giant panfish 

05 September 2014

by Jack Payne I hear fish stories many times about a lake that is killer on giant panfish. Rarely does this pan out for me. However we did find a little gem in Mason County. Round Lake is nearly 600 acres and sits between Fountain and Walhalla. The very first bluegill that I caught went […]

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Weekly fishing tip

05 September 2014

  Catching big pike in the summer   Most anglers consider winter the best time to catch a trophy-sized pike, but following a few key pointers can make summer pike fishing worthwhile. When it’s very warm out think about where pike will hide—places with cooler water. These spots include along the thermocline, where coldwater streams/rivers […]

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