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It’s time for football! Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car The Post travels to Colombia Six tornadoes hit West Michigan  Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes Whatever your party, choose a designated driver  Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides Stay cool pool without chlorine 
 
It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

Thursday, August 25, marks the first game of the 2016 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They face off against the Division 4 state champs, Zeeland West, at Zeeland at 4 p.m.

It’s time for football!
Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car

A bank robbery suspect was pulled from a burning vehicle last week Thursday by Kent County Sheriff Deputies after he crashed his car and the engine compartment burst into flames.

Sand Lake Bank robbery suspect arrested after crashing car
The Post travels to Colombia

The Post travels to Colombia

The Post traveled with Harold McFarland, of Cedar Springs, on a business trip to Colombia July 31 to August 6.

The Post travels to Colombia
Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 

The National Weather Service confirmed that six tornadoes occurred in West Michigan on Saturday afternoon, August 20, including two in the Grand Rapids metro area.

Six tornadoes hit West Michigan 
Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma

Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma

There are lots of things kids get excited about when they go back to school... From brand new lunch boxes loaded with pudding cups, to shiny 64-packs of crayons and catching up with friends they haven’t seen for awhile, anticipation is in the air.

Back-to-school 101 for kids with allergies and asthma
Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes

The Michigan Adventure Race: Sleeping Bear Edition will be held September 17, 2016, in and around Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Glen Arbor, Mich.

Amazing Race experience in Sleeping Bear Dunes
Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 

Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign supports driving safety… Law enforcement officers from police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police are hoping the designated driver gets your vote this election season

Whatever your party, choose a designated driver 
Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides

Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides

New tests found significant decreases in the use of bee-killing pesticides on “bee-friendly” plants. That’s good news for bees.

Businesses backing away from bee-killing pesticides
Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Saltwater pool is a healthy alternative… As summer temperatures rise, backyard and neighborhood pools become more attractive for old and young alike.

Stay cool pool without chlorine 

Councilmember Truesdale resigns, firefighter pegged to fill spot

18 August 2016

  By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs City Council met on Thursday, August 11. The Council accepted the resignation of Council member Robert Truesdale, who retired effective June 30, and adopted a resolution honoring and thanking him for his service. He was elected in 2012, and was mayor during his first year on council. Current […]

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Back-to-School tips when you’re on a budget

Back-to-School tips when you’re on a budget

18 August 2016

Between new clothes and new school supplies, back-to-school season can put a strain on household budgets. In 2015, families planned to spend $630 on back-to-school items, according to the National Retail Federation

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Five organizing tips to help tame back-to-school chaos

Five organizing tips to help tame back-to-school chaos

18 August 2016

(BPT) – From school supplies and first day outfits, to lunch boxes and carpool schedules, back-to-school stress and to-do lists can seem endless. This time of year, moms and dads are feeling the pressure to get organized, no matter their natural tendency: neat freak, hopelessly messy or anything in between. “As the summer sun begins […]

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Catch of the Week

Catch of the Week

18 August 2016

Jude Gorby, 4, son of Nate and Lynn Gorby, of Cedar Springs, caught his very first fish recently on Indian Lake, near Howard City, while visiting with his grandparents, Dave and Jan Malmo.

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Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

18 August 2016

By Ranger Steve Mueller   Many people refer to Pileated Woodpeckers as flying dinosaurs. They have a unique appearance and life history. Every species fills a unique nature niche separating it from other species. Adaptations allowing a species to survive might cause it to become extinct if its habitat changes and its needs are too […]

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Rotary Honors Pat Capek

Rotary Honors Pat Capek

18 August 2016

The Cedar Springs Rotary Club honored long time Rotarian Pat Capek at their July 27 meeting with an honorary Paul Harris Award for her many years as program chairman.

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Did you do business with these two closed dealerships?

Did you do business with these two closed dealerships?

18 August 2016

  Call Secretary of State office for assistance LANSING—Secretary of State Ruth Johnson today encouraged customers of two out-of-business west Michigan auto dealers to call her office so they can obtain proper title and registration for their vehicles. Some customers of Wayland Motor Sales in Wayland and the Patriot Auto Group, Inc. in Hastings may […]

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Ask SCORE for sound small business advice

18 August 2016

  If you have dreams of someday owning your own business, or if you’re already an entrepreneur and want to sharpen your management skills, keep an eye on this space. Here, you’ll find concise answers to common small business questions, tips on finding new customers and keeping old ones happy, and insights into business-related issues […]

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Tips for tackling storm-related roof damage

Tips for tackling storm-related roof damage

18 August 2016

(Family Features) Having your home severely damaged by a storm can turn your world upside down. The damage could simply be cosmetic, or so extensive as to render your home uninhabitable. In either case, you need to act fast, but smart, to ensure that your home will be properly repaired. Often, foremost among your concerns […]

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25th Wedding Anniversary

25th Wedding Anniversary

18 August 2016

DON & DANA HILYER August 17th, 1991 Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary! Love from your family and friends.

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