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Early snowstorm slams West Michigan Red Hawk’s Alvesteffer voted WZZM13’s MVP of the season The Post travels to the Arctic Circle Do you remember the 1965 Palm Sunday tornado?  Fundraiser brings in cash for camp Red Hawk 8th grade football team undefeated Hunters can help fill food bank freezers  4th and 5th Grade Essay Contest
 
Early snowstorm slams West Michigan

Early snowstorm slams West Michigan

Blowing snow, wind chills in the single digits and icy roads put the area in a deep freeze, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, causing hundreds of schools to close and many drivers to slide off the road.

Early snowstorm slams West Michigan
Red Hawk’s Alvesteffer voted WZZM13’s MVP of the season

Red Hawk’s Alvesteffer voted WZZM13’s MVP of the season

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks Varsity Football team had a great season, going 9-2 and winning the OK-Bronze Conference Championship outright. They won their first playoff home game at Red Hawk Stadium, against Forest Hills Northern, and were defeated by Muskegon in the district regional the following week.

Red Hawk’s Alvesteffer voted WZZM13’s MVP of the season
The Post travels to the Arctic Circle

The Post travels to the Arctic Circle

The Cedar Springs Post traveled to the Arctic Circle last summer with John Osburn, of Nelson Township. Thanks so much, John, for taking us with you!

The Post travels to the Arctic Circle
Do you remember the 1965 Palm Sunday tornado? 

Do you remember the 1965 Palm Sunday tornado? 

The National Weather office in Grand Rapids needs your help. April 11, 2015 will mark the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak and they are looking for photos, home movies and eyewitness accounts of the tornadoes to be documented as part of their commemoration event.

Do you remember the 1965 Palm Sunday tornado? 
Fundraiser brings in cash for camp

Fundraiser brings in cash for camp

With Christmas songs playing in the background and holiday decorations on every table, 250 people shopped at the Pine Ridge Bible Camp’s 11th annual auction, held at Cedar Springs High School on November 8.

Fundraiser brings in cash for camp
Red Hawk 8th grade football team undefeated

Red Hawk 8th grade football team undefeated

Congratulations to the 8th Grade football team, who have had two straight undefeated seasons. Way to go! Back Row:  Coach Paul Ringler, Jason Magoon, Cody Gott, Wyatt Knauf, Colton Pope, James Myers, Coach John Gott, Coach Bob Wier Middle Row:  Ryan Ringler, Jarrett Hoogerhyde, Kolby Swank, Ethan West, Bill Hammer, Kaleb Gordon, Xavier Anderson Front […]

Red Hawk 8th grade football team undefeated
Hunters can help fill food bank freezers 

Hunters can help fill food bank freezers 

With Michigan’s deer season swinging into high gear, it won’t be long before many hunters are bringing their harvested deer into the local butcher shop to have the venison processed and prepared for the freezer.

Hunters can help fill food bank freezers 
4th and 5th Grade Essay Contest

4th and 5th Grade Essay Contest

Mr. George challenged the 4th and 5th graders to participate in grade level essay contest. 1st place for the fourth grade went to Rebekah Wineman.

4th and 5th Grade Essay Contest

Truly satisfied

13 November 2014

An old Quaker farmer placed a sign on his land that read, “This farm will be given to anyone who is truly satisfied.” A wealthy merchant came riding along and saw the sign. He thought to himself, “If this man is so eager to part with his land, I might as well claim it, for […]

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Shattering the myths of hospice

Shattering the myths of hospice

13 November 2014

  Matt Magee recently had the experience of a lifetime. A diehard rock-and-roll fan, the 56-year-old was able to attend a concert featuring his favorite band, Alice in Chains, in Mt. Pleasant. As a bonus, he was able to meet band members outside their tour bus for autographs, photos and conversations after the show. Magee […]

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November is National Diabetes Month 

13 November 2014

  Managing Diabetes ABCs    More than 29 million Americans—or about 9 percent of the U.S. population—have diabetes, and it is estimated that one in every four people with diabetes does not even know they have the disease. In the state of Michigan, it is estimated that 10 percent—or 758,300—of adults have been diagnosed with […]

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Red Hawks powerhouse season comes to a close

Red Hawks powerhouse season comes to a close

13 November 2014

“What a season! Our guys are the best and most honest players…” says Donna Male-Cotten, speaking for members of the Cedar Springs football family.

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Team takes second in Elite Division

Team takes second in Elite Division

13 November 2014

The SCOR (Soccer Club of Rockford) Meulensteen ‘99 Girls Black team took second place in the Elite U16 Division of the Grand Valley Soccer Association league this fall. The team is made up of 15 and 16-year-old girls from Rockford, Cedar Springs, Greenville and the Tri-County areas. Their final record was 5-1-3. Teams competing in […]

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Man gets 16-point buck

Man gets 16-point buck

13 November 2014

Charles Steinmeyer shot this 16-point buck with a crossbow, in Oakfield Township, on Saturday, November 9. It weighed 165 pounds field dressed, and had a 22-inch spread on its antlers. That’s a lot of buck! Congratulations, Charles!  

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Changes in Animal Communities

13 November 2014

By Ranger Steve Mueller     Ernest Thompson Seton and his naturalist partner studied caribou, arctic hares, wolves, arctic foxes, Canada Geese, Lapland Longspurs, Ptarmigans, and many other animals when they explored the arctic tundra in 1907. He headed north from the Eastern Deciduous Forest Biome where we live to explore a vast and relatively […]

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Be an ethical hunter 

13 November 2014

  Buy a license before you go out and don’t  loan kill tags Conservation officers with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources urge deer hunters to engage in an ethical hunt and be aware that Michigan’s new hunting licenses carry certain conditions. The new licenses approved by the Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder […]

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Seats and Feet Drive

13 November 2014

    Help North Kent Community Services deliver a memorable Christmas to children and teens in northern Kent county by donating socks (all sizes), underwear (all sizes), pajamas (sizes 0-3 months to adult XXL), hats and gloves (all sizes) and personal care items (toilet paper, soap, deodorant, etc…). Items can be dropped off at Alpha […]

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God will provide

13 November 2014

    A young woman brought home her fiance to meet her parents. After dinner, her mother tells her father to find out about the young man.  So the father invites the fiance to his study for a drink. “So what are your plans?” the father asks the young man. “I’m going to be a […]

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