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It’s time for football! Teen hurt in rollover crash Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport Varsity Boys tennis begins new season Four tire tips for teen drivers Tips for taming back-to-school stress
 
It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

Saturday, August 29, marks the first game of the 2015 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They will host the Comstock Park Panthers at Grand Valley State University Lubbers Stadium, in the brand new GRidiron classic, at 4 p.m. The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) partnered with […]

It’s time for football!
Teen hurt in rollover crash

Teen hurt in rollover crash

A Plainfield Township teen was sent to the hospital Wednesday evening with life-threatening injuries after a collision in Courtland Township. The accident happened about 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, at 13 Mile and Myers Lake Roads. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, a Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Matthew Gorkowski, 17, of Sparta, was traveling […]

Teen hurt in rollover crash
Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

  by Judy Reed The churches in the Cedar Springs area are pretty good at making history. In 2009, eight area churches joined together in Morley Park to worship together, something rare in most communities. Last Saturday, August 23, the churches met together in Morley Park for their seventh UNITED service, and did something no […]

Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees
Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

Dean and Kristie Wall, owners of Dean’s Excavating in Sand Lake, attended a fundraiser at Frederik Meijer Gardens this past spring. At the auction there, they purchased a certificate allowing them the chance to go to the very top of the Mackinac Bridge.

Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge
Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport

Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport

Roy Beasley grew up fishing, but when he discovered bowhunting, he changed his technique. He became a bowfisherman.

Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport
Varsity Boys tennis begins new season

Varsity Boys tennis begins new season

The Cedar Springs varsity boy’s tennis team began their new season by traveling to Sparta on August 19, for the Sparta Invitational. The Red Hawk singles and doubles tennis players competed against Sparta, Coopersville and Fremont, which ended in a third place finish for the team.

Varsity Boys tennis begins new season
Four tire tips for teen drivers

Four tire tips for teen drivers

(BPT) – Getting a driver’s license is a pivotal moment for many teens, and with the privilege of driving comes greater freedom and independence. For parents, this can be both a moment of great pride and overwhelming anxiety. In 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that drivers 19-years-old and younger were more […]

Four tire tips for teen drivers
Tips for taming back-to-school stress

Tips for taming back-to-school stress

What you can do to help your anxious student Do you or your child have the back-to-school blues? If so, you’re not the only ones. Saying goodbye to slower summer days can be difficult.

Tips for taming back-to-school stress
Saying goodbye and good luck to Kelly Roach

Saying goodbye and good luck to Kelly Roach

20 August 2015

By Donna Clark It is with a heavy heart that the Cedar Springs Library Board, staff and patrons say goodbye to Kelly Roach after only six months as the Library’s Children’s Services Manager. Kelly hired in January 20 after closing her dream business, Alpha Omega Coffee and Games, the month before. She jumped right in […]

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I spy; a spider

I spy; a spider

20 August 2015

Mike Cook, of Solon Township, brought this large spider into the Post, which he found under his porch. His friend wanted to take it out of the jar for a picture, but we were perfectly happy to leave it inside! While it resembles a wolf spider, we discovered it actually is a type of fishing […]

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Newaygo corrections officer charged with CSC

Newaygo corrections officer charged with CSC

20 August 2015

  The Newaygo County Sheriff’s Department reported that one of its former corrections officers has been charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct. Sheriff Patrick Hedlund became aware, on July 1, of allegations of misconduct on the part of a male corrections officer. He launched an internal investigation, and the officer resigned on July 9. Sheriff Hedlund […]

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Newaygo jail administrator suspended

20 August 2015

  The administrator at the Newaygo County Jail was put on administrative leave after being involved in a drunken driving accident. The Newaygo County Sheriff’s office said that on August 14, at approximately 12:15 a.m, Newaygo County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a report of a one car accident on Dickinson Avenue near 16 Mile.  […]

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Library to hold special meeting

20 August 2015

  The Cedar Springs Public Library will hold a special meeting on Thursday, August 20, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the library, at 43 W. Cherry Street. Under discussion will be overdrive periodicals; recognition of donors for new library; estimated budgets for library owning vs. City owning library; ownership of library decision; elevation plans review; […]

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Interested in serving on a Kent County board or committee?

20 August 2015

  The Kent County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizens interested in serving the community through appointment to various boards, commissions, and committees. Any Kent County resident may apply by completing an online application form via the County’s website at www.accessKent.com/boardappointments. Resumes and cover letters are encouraged and may be attached. All citizens are urged […]

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Don’t lose your joy

20 August 2015

Pastor Ryan Black Cedar Springs Christian Church 340 West Pine Street, Cedar Springs   Does God want us to be happy? There seems to be some good evidence in scripture that God does want us to be happy and have joy in our lives (Romans 15:13). There are a variety of possibilities that one can […]

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Tea and apple pies

20 August 2015

  When our friend first moved to our hometown in the Deep South, it was a culture shock. Raised on the slick windy streets of Chicago, he had never eaten grits; did not know what chicken and dumplings were; had not the foggiest idea about pork rinds; and had never been to a church homecoming […]

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BEVERLY A. ODREN

BEVERLY A. ODREN

20 August 2015

  Beverly A. Odren, 81, of Cedar Springs, went to be with her Lord and Saviour on Friday, August 14, 2015 at her home. Bev was born January 1, 1934 in Solon Township, Michigan, the daughter of Peter and Marjorie (Clingan) Hanna. She retired from Cedar Springs Public Schools Reading Center and had been a […]

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ROBERT & RUTHAN HAWKINS

ROBERT & RUTHAN HAWKINS

20 August 2015

50th Anniversary ROBERT & RUTHAN HAWKINS Robert and Ruthan Hawkins of Ensley Center will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday August 21st, 2015.  God brought them together at a young age, they fell in love and were married at Pierson Bible Church on August 21st, 1965.  Robert grew up in Ensley Center and Ruthan […]

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