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Four injured in crash Girl Scouts beautify Hilltop grounds The Post travels to Arizona Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign starts next week Test reveals positive case of mumps on Calvin College Campus  Sam Taylor signs to play at Muskegon Community College Feathered visitor nesting in your yard this spring? Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower garden care May Women’s Club Celebrations
 

WM Hawks battle on breast cancer awareness night

By Shae Brophy A beautiful evening at Skinner Field on Saturday led to an incredible football game. The Indiana Wolf Pack made their way to town to take on the West Michigan Hawks, in a game that ended in a 22-22 tie. The Hawks came out swinging to start this one. After forcing a three-and-out […]

Four injured in crash

Four injured in crash

Four people were injured in a crash in Tyrone Township Tuesday morning, with two being sent to the hospital via AeroMed.

Four injured in crash
Girl Scouts beautify Hilltop grounds

Girl Scouts beautify Hilltop grounds

The Girl Scouts are doing their part to make Cedar Springs a beautiful place. On May 12, Troop 4482 did a community planting project at the Cedar Springs Public Schools Hilltop administration building. The troop, which is made up of 25 girls in kindergarten, first and second grades, and four leaders, pulled weeds and planted flowers […]

Girl Scouts beautify Hilltop grounds
The Post travels to Arizona

The Post travels to Arizona

The Post recently spent some family time with Walt Bouck, Pam and Cole Guarisco, and Brenda, Shane, Tyler and Trevor Robart in Tuscon, Arizona.

The Post travels to Arizona
Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign starts next week

Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign starts next week

As the weather turns warmer and Michigan families look toward the travel season, police departments, Sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police will be conducting extra patrols across the state to encourage seat belt use.

Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign starts next week
Test reveals positive case of mumps on Calvin College Campus 

Test reveals positive case of mumps on Calvin College Campus 

  GRAND RAPIDS – Last Friday, May 13, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) received the test results from a sample obtained from a student at Calvin College. The results, provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, confirmed mumps infection. The Kent County Health Department is aware of approximately 16 students on […]

Test reveals positive case of mumps on Calvin College Campus 
Sam Taylor signs to play at Muskegon Community College

Sam Taylor signs to play at Muskegon Community College

Cedar Springs High School senior Sam Taylor has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her basketball career at Muskegon Community College.

Sam Taylor signs to play at Muskegon Community College
Feathered visitor nesting in your yard this spring?

Feathered visitor nesting in your yard this spring?

Michigan residents may get a surprise this spring in their garden, flower box or even in the landscaping by their office building. Bird nests can be found in some unusual locations. Ducks’ nests, particularly mallard nests, seem to appear just about everywhere in the spring. Female mallards commonly will build nests in landscaping, gardens or […]

Feathered visitor nesting in your yard this spring?
Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower garden care

Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower garden care

By Melinda Myers Grow a beautiful flower garden with minimal care by investing a bit of time at the start of the season to reduce on-going care. Always match flowers to the growing conditions and the care you are willing to provide. Low maintenance plants need minimal or no deadheading and staking. This means you’ll be […]

Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower garden care
May Women’s Club Celebrations

May Women’s Club Celebrations

By Sue Harrison The May meeting of the Cedar Springs Women’s Club was full of celebrations. Every year one woman of the Cedar Springs Women’s Club is recognized for her exemplary spirit in the promotion and support of Cedar Springs Women’s Club and her involvement in community activities. This year’s recipient of the 2015-2016 Outstanding […]

May Women’s Club Celebrations

Fine Arts at CTA

20 May 2016

  At CTA, we have a lot to be thankful for! Our school may be small, but we have many fun and exciting things that happen every year. For the past three years, CTA Creates (a group of mothers, fathers, and grandmas) has brought art into the classroom. The amazing Mr. Holtrop has brought music, […]

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Celebrating Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

20 May 2016

  The CTA Parent Association honored the extraordinary teachers at CTA during Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6 with a variety of special events.  A Make-N-Take breakfast kicked off the week on Monday morning with Herman’s Boy bagels, homemade granola and fruit parfaits. Throughout the week, the staff were greeted with homemade chocolates and cement planters […]

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Food Service Worker Appreciation

Food Service Worker Appreciation

20 May 2016

CTA would like to applaud its amazing kitchen staff:  Kay Buchanan, Food Service Supervisor; and Food Service Assistants, Sonya Alverson and Stacie Tompkins, who spend every day making delicious, healthy, and well-balanced meals for more than 200 of our students.  Miss Kay, who plans the menu each week, incorporates some old favorites like, corn dogs, […]

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Algoma to hold Memorial day services

19 May 2016

  The Algoma Township Historical Society will hold Memorial Day services on Monday, May 30, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Park, located on the south end of the Algoma township cemetery on Grange Ave., south of 13 Mile Rd.) The service this year will honor Algoma Township’s WWII veterans, including tributes from the families […]

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Cedar Springs Memorial cemetery walk

19 May 2016

  The Cedar Springs Historical Society is holding its 16th annual Memorial Cemetery walk on Sunday, May 29, at 2 p.m. to honor veterans of all wars. This year’s veterans will be Ebenezer Jewell, War of 1812; John Roys, Mexican War; Myron Fogleson, Civil War; Joe Osborne, Spanish-American War; Franklin Sheldon, World War I; Kenneth […]

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Roses for veteran gravesites

19 May 2016

  If you would like a rose to put on a veteran’s gravesite this Memorial Day, the Sand Lake Trading Company, located at 53 E. Lake Street in Sand Lake, is giving away 250 free roses to honor our deceased veterans. According to Linda Gutzki, of Sand Lake Trading Company, they ordered the roses from […]

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Kent District Library now offers online video games

19 May 2016

  Kent District Library is pleased to offer OnePlay, a digital gaming service that allows patrons to instantly download and play unlimited Android and PC games for free with their KDL library card. OnePlay includes over 2,000 games from more than 75 publishers. The collection contains over 1,500 PC titles and more than 500 Android […]

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The secret to a long life

19 May 2016

  A tough old cowboy once counseled his grandson that if he wanted to live a long life, the secret was to sprinkle a little gunpowder on his oatmeal every morning. The grandson did this religiously and he lived to the age of 93. When he died, he left 14 children, 28 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren […]

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Hometown Happenings

19 May 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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Cedar Springs to continue search for new city manager

13 May 2016

by Judy Reed It looks like the City of Cedar Springs will need to start over in their search for a new City Manager. After a grueling 12-hour day of candidate interviews and discussion on Monday, May 9, the Cedar Springs City Council voted to extend a conditional offer of employment to Steven Buter, the current […]

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