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Cedar Springs athlete crowned national champion Crash claims life of horse and buggy driver The Post travels to Pierson Rotary Club honors 5th grade essay winners Solon Park committee needs public input 10 tips to safely sell a car online Youth wrestlers head to state finals What’s “bugging” you in our streams? New hope for kids battling kidney disease Raising of America 
 
Cedar Springs athlete crowned national champion

Cedar Springs athlete crowned national champion

Justin Balczak, a 2011 Cedar Springs High School graduate, is now a national champion in the heptathlon. He competed for Asuza Pacific University, located in southern California, in the two-day NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama during the weekend of March 13.

Cedar Springs athlete crowned national champion
Crash claims life of horse and buggy driver

Crash claims life of horse and buggy driver

A horse and buggy driver that was injured in a crash with a pickup truck last week has died of his injuries.

Crash claims life of horse and buggy driver
The Post travels to Pierson

The Post travels to Pierson

The Hoosiermama family, of Solon Township, has been looking forward to taking a short vacation from the busyness of their fast-paced life here in Cedar Springs. So it was a great relief to Dolly Madison and Hermando Hoosiermama, and their daughter, Indiana, when they took a short break from the madness to visit somewhere they […]

The Post travels to Pierson
Rotary Club honors 5th grade essay winners

Rotary Club honors 5th grade essay winners

The Cedar Springs Rotary recently handed out the awards for their annual Rotary 4-way test contest. They invited students from Cedar View, Creative Technology Academy, and Algoma Christian to enter, and had nine fifth grade classes participate.

Rotary Club honors 5th grade essay winners
Solon Park committee needs public input

Solon Park committee needs public input

The Solon Township Park Committee now has two conceptual drawings for how a new park could be laid out on the township property on Algoma, and they want the public’s input. They invite residents to come to a meeting on Monday, March 30, from 5:30 to 7 at the township hall and give their comments.

Solon Park committee needs public input
10 tips to safely sell a car online

10 tips to safely sell a car online

(BPT) – Looking for a new set of wheels? Need to raise some cash for a home improvement project? Heading back to college? Last year, a whopping 42.5 million used cars were sold in the United States, many by private owners. And 94 percent of those transactions involved an online search, according to leading online […]

10 tips to safely sell a car online
Youth wrestlers head to state finals

Youth wrestlers head to state finals

Over 600 youth wrestlers competed at the 2015 MYWAY Western Regional held at Lowell High School on March 13 and 14, 2015. Cedar Springs Youth Wrestling Club sent 33 wrestlers to compete for the top four spots in each age group and weight class in hopes of advancing to the MYWAY State finals which will be held this weekend

Youth wrestlers head to state finals
What’s “bugging” you in our streams?

What’s “bugging” you in our streams?

In many cases we think bugs are a nuisance, but bugs in a stream can be very useful. Stream insects are a good measure of water quality.

What’s “bugging” you in our streams?
New hope for kids battling kidney disease

New hope for kids battling kidney disease

New hope is on the horizon for children suffering from chronic kidney disease, thanks to the results of a study that, for the first time, identifies some of the factors that can lead to kidney failure.

New hope for kids battling kidney disease
Raising of America 

Raising of America 

We all want what is best for our children. We live in the richest country in the world. So why does child well-being in the U.S. rank 26 out of 29 rich countries?

Raising of America 

Chargers Own Senior Night, Sweep the Grizzlies

19 March 2015

  The Creative Technologies Academy boys’ and girls’ basketball teams have been known as road warriors, but on February 20th, the Chargers were able to play their one and only “home” game of the season for Senior Night at Grace Bible College. The girls’ team was up first, taking on the Grizzlies of Grattan Academy. […]

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CTA Calendar

19 March 2015

  March 20 Middle School Fun Night: 6-8 pm 27Student Early Release – (2 hours early) K-5 Dismissal at 12:55 pm 6-12 Dismissal at 1:06 pm April 2 Student Showcase: 1 pm 3No School for Students and Staff 6-10No School for Students and Staff – Spring Break 17Student Early Release – (2 hours early) K-5 […]

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Creative Technologies Academy 2nd Trimester Honor Roll 2014-15

19 March 2015

Middle School Honor Roll Last Name, First Name Grade GPA Almy, Cameron 07 3.25 Alverson, McKenzie 06 3.67 Armstrong, Casen 06 3.67 August, Danielle 08 4.00 Buchanan, Anthony 06 3.67 Bucholtz, Kaela 07 3.50 Calkins, Brianne 08 3.53 Crowder, Gillian 06 3.83 Davison, Matthew 08 3.73 Fahling, Gabriela 07 3.25 Felty, Chandler 08 3.00 Fulkerson, […]

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MYWAY wrestlers continue to win

19 March 2015

On Sunday, March 1, Red Hawk youth wrestlers traveled to Allendale high school for the annual Allendale MYWAY western region meet.

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Middle school wrestlers show teamwork

19 March 2015

The Middle School grapplers faced their last two opponents of the season this past week, facing Northview and Comstock Park. Both matches offered some of the best wrestling matches of the season.

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Brewery to begin site work

Brewery to begin site work

19 March 2015

Residents who have anxiously waited for construction to begin on the new brewery and restaurant at the corner of Main and Maple Streets will soon have something to cheer about. According to David Ringler, owner of the Cedar Springs Brewing Company, site work will begin at 94 N. Main in the next two to three […]

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Amish Warehouse to close

19 March 2015

The Amish Warehouse Furniture and Gifts, 141 South Main, in Cedar Springs, will be going out of business. Bob and Betty Truesdale, owners of the business for 24 years, have decided to retire and sell their shop

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Library name change

19 March 2015

According to the Kent District Library, the branch located at 88 Eighth Street, in Sand Lake, will now be known as the Nelson Township/Sand Lake Branch of the Kent District Library, instead of the Sand Lake/Nelson Township branch.

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Ask Score

19 March 2015

  By Ernie Birge, SCORE Counselor SCORE: Your Gateway to Business Success SCORE is here to help entrepreneurs, and owners of small to medium-sized businesses be more successful.  SCORE provides free business mentoring through more than 40 experienced individuals in our Grand Rapids Chapter. These volunteers offer more than 400 years of business management experience in […]

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IRS scams and tax-related ID theft 

19 March 2015

  IRS will never ask for taxpayers’ personal information by phone or in e-mails Anybody contacting you claiming to be from the IRS and asking you for personal identifying information is a crook. Every year the IRS issues warnings about rebate or other scams being perpetrated by con artists claiming to work for the agency. […]

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