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Get ready for Santa Green strobe lights mean go slow The Post travels to the Ryder Cup CTA cross country awarded academic all-state French Book Project Porcupine and Cougar
 
Get ready for Santa

Get ready for Santa

Santa parade, tree lighting this Saturday, December 3, and a musical weekend December 10-11… Are you ready to have yourself a merry Christmas Cedar Springs-style? The next two weekends will have some great family fun and entertainment put on by the Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.

Get ready for Santa
Green strobe lights mean go slow

Green strobe lights mean go slow

To promote enhanced safety during storm response and other road maintenance efforts, the Kent County Road Commission (KCRC) joins state, county and municipal transportation agencies throughout the state in installing green strobe lights on road maintenance vehicles.

Green strobe lights mean go slow
The Post travels to the Ryder Cup

The Post travels to the Ryder Cup

Tim Covell and his son, Tyler, from Cedar Springs, recently attended the Ryder Cup in Chaska, Minnesota. Along with the golf tournament, they also went to South Dakota to visit The Badlands National Park, Mt. Rushmore, and the city of Deadwood.

The Post travels to the Ryder Cup
CTA cross country awarded academic all-state

CTA cross country awarded academic all-state

Creative Technologies Academy boys cross country team was awarded the Michigan Class D Cross Country Championship Team Academic All-State Award. Only the top five highest ranking combined GPA team averages are awarded “Team Academic All-State.”

CTA cross country awarded academic all-state
French Book Project

French Book Project

The French II and III students at Cedar Springs High School made Christmas presents in the form of French children’s books for the children living at an orphanage in Cap-Haitien, Haiti.

French Book Project
Porcupine and Cougar

Porcupine and Cougar

When working as a ranger at Bryce Canyon National Parks, I conducted field research on the mountain lions (cougars) in the park. During the summer months, the highest plateaus in North America were home to the lions, porcupines, and me.

Porcupine and Cougar
Fundraiser in honor of local veteran

Fundraiser in honor of local veteran

01 December 2016

A Luncheon this Sunday, December 4 at Church of God Ministry in White Cloud at 2pm will help support Richard Lee Lewis, a Rockford veteran who is in need of help from the community ASAP to fight multiple sclerosis.

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It’s A Wonderful Life is an American classic with a fascinating history

01 December 2016

  By Liz Clifford   The Cedar Springs Community Players is presenting “It’s A Wonderful Life—A Live Radio Play” on December 8, 9, and 10 at the Kent Theatre. The play is inspired by the 1946 Frank Capra movie. From humble beginnings, this movie has become an enduring American holiday favorite. But the story actually started out […]

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Rockford prepares for first Live Nativity 

01 December 2016

  Area residents and guests are invited to join in celebrating our Savior’s birth at the first “Live Nativity and Christmas Caroling Celebration” to be held in downtown Rockford. The event takes place on Friday, December 16th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Speed Merchants Bicycle Shop. Those wishing to be a part of the caroling event […]

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‘Winter Tapestry’ concert Dec. 11

01 December 2016

    Montcalm Community College’s Alumni & Friends Choir performs its “Winter Tapestry” concert Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. in the gymnasium in the Activities Building on the college’s Sidney campus. Admission is free. “We will have a little bit of everything to appeal to our audience,” said Choir Director Val Vander Mark. The choir […]

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Rest in peace

01 December 2016

  A new business was opening and one of the owner’s friends sent him flowers for the occasion. The flowers arrived at the new business site with a card reading, “Rest in Peace.” The owner was angry and called the florist to complain. After he told the florist about the obvious mistake and how angry he […]

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Hometown Happenings

01 December 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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Orrin Edward Robinson, Jr.

Orrin Edward Robinson, Jr.

28 November 2016

Orrin Edward Robinson Jr., went home to his Lord and Savior Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at the age of 82. Born December 15, 1933 in Grand Rapids, Orrin was the loving son of Mary and Orrin Robinson and the eldest brother of Robert Robinson and Sharon Frederick. On June 1, 1957, Orrin married Rose Cook […]

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Post to collect toys for needy

Post to collect toys for needy

23 November 2016

Would you like to do something special for families in need this Christmas? You can partner with us to provide toys for needy children in Kent County.

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Letters to Santa Claus

Letters to Santa Claus

23 November 2016

It’s that time of year again, when kids can’t wait to mail their letters to Santa! To help parents out, the Cedar Springs Post will have a special North Pole drop box.

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Tom Mabie recognized by CBDT for community service

Tom Mabie recognized by CBDT for community service

23 November 2016

Life-long resident and community supporter Tom Mabie was recently thanked for his service on the Community Building Development Team (CBDT) as well as his efforts toward the library. Tom and his wife Claudia Mabie have supported numerous organizations in our community for many years. Tom served as the Vice President and as one of the […]

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