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Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration Coming soon — a new library Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed The Post travels to Washington D.C. PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness Five top trends in container gardening State urges travelers to leave firewood at home Summer car care tips to stay in great condition
 
Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Independence Day is a time to celebrate our freedom and Sand Lake has all the activities and events for a fun filled family weekend.

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration
Coming soon — a new library

Coming soon — a new library

After years of feasibility studies and planning, a new library building is coming to Cedar Springs! The land was donated, funds were raised, the blueprints were drawn, designs were chosen, approvals were obtained, and the requests for bids were sent out last month.

Coming soon — a new library
Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed

Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed

Through a program with Trout Unlimited’s Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative, the Green Team of students are spending their summer learning about the Rogue River and creative ways to manage its major pollutant—stormwater runoff—with green infrastructure.

Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed
The Post travels to Washington D.C.

The Post travels to Washington D.C.

School Board Trustee Joe Marckini recently traveled to The White House, in Washington D.C., to advocate for our Cedar Springs Public Schools.

The Post travels to Washington D.C.
PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness

PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness

Almost 25 million people in the United States are living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, according to the support group PTSD United.

PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness
Five top trends in container gardening

Five top trends in container gardening

Gardening is a peaceful activity that eases tension, reduces overall stress and promotes longevity. One long-term study found that daily gardening reduces the risk for both dementia and Alzheimer’s disease...

Five top trends in container gardening
State urges travelers to leave firewood at home

State urges travelers to leave firewood at home

As the summer travel season begins, the Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Natural Resources remind vacationers to leave firewood at home to prevent the spread of invasive tree insects and diseases.

State urges travelers to leave firewood at home
Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

For many drivers, the summer is the time of year when your tires hit the pavement most, and car care doesn’t take a vacation. Be sure your car is ready for all that mileage.

Summer car care tips to stay in great condition
RALPH G. GOULD

RALPH G. GOULD

16 June 2016

Ralph G. Gould, 86, of Rockford, went home to be with his beautiful wife, Julia on Monday, June 13, 2016. Ralph was born September 27, 1929 in Rockford, Michigan, the son of Forrest and Rose (Shumacher) Gould. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. He worked in and retired […]

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LARRIE V. ROBINSON

LARRIE V. ROBINSON

16 June 2016

  Larrie V. Robinson, 79, of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Mercy Health St. Mary’s. Larrie was born September 15, 1936 in Solon Township, Michigan, the son of Volyn and Jessie (Coan) Robinson. He graduated from Cedar Springs High School in 1955 and was quarterback his senior year as Cedar Springs went […]

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JEAN ELLEN ENGSTROM

16 June 2016

  Jean Ellen Engstrom, age 88, of Cedar Springs, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Jean was born in Harvard, Michigan, on June 4, 1928. She was one of thirteen children born to Eli and Dorothy (Butts) McNees. She worked for Keeler Brass and was a member of the American […]

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Hometown Happenings

16 June 2016

Hometown Happenings articles are a community service for non-profit agencies only. Due to popular demand for placement in this section, we can no longer run all articles. Deadline for articles is Monday at 5 p.m. This is not guaranteed space. Articles will run as space allows. Guaranteed placement is $10, certain restrictions may apply. You […]

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Songs, jokes, sad stories

16 June 2016

  Three men worked in the Empire State Building on the 102nd floor. One day the elevator was out of service, so they had to walk up to their office. To pass the time, they decided that one would sing a song, one would tell a joke, and the third would tell a sad story—each taking […]

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Host parents needed for exchange students

16 June 2016

International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) is looking for host parents for exchange students from different countries the 2016-2017 school year.

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Host a student through historic exchange

16 June 2016

  World Heritage International is now looking for American families to host high school students from Eurasia. All these students have received scholarships through the U.S. State Department sponsored Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) and will spend an academic year in the U.S. World Heritage International is currently seeking host families for well-qualified, bright, motivated […]

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Dealing with unexpected grief and loss

16 June 2016

  By Bob Cahill, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hospice of Michigan The evening news has recently been dominated by stories of unexpected loss and these tragedies continue to make headlines every day. The tragedy in Orlando is the most recent national event that has thrust our communities into grieving. For those of us who work […]

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Seven secrets to longer life for exterior paint

Seven secrets to longer life for exterior paint

16 June 2016

Spring House, PA—When it comes to exterior paint, there’s no fountain of youth, but there are ways to add years of life to a new paint job, says Debbie Zimmer, paint and color expert at the Paint Quality Institute. Here are the secrets: 1. Carefully prepare the surface. Before starting to paint, it’s important to […]

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Meet the Hawks: Jeremy Schreiber

Meet the Hawks: Jeremy Schreiber

16 June 2016

Meet . A 2008 graduate from Cedar Springs High School, Schreiber has played football since he was eight years old. He also threw shot put and discus on the track and field team from seventh grade until graduation, and coached rocket football all throughout high school. Jeremy’s biggest role models are his mother Wendy Schreiber, […]

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