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A new chapter begins The Post travels to Zimbabwe Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR Playoff bound! Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools
 
A new chapter begins

A new chapter begins

Dozens of people turned out this week to witness something that hasn’t happened here in downtown Cedar Springs in a long time—a groundbreaking for a brand new business at the corner of Maple and Main Street.

A new chapter begins
The Post travels to Zimbabwe

The Post travels to Zimbabwe

This summer a life long dream recently turned into reality for me when I was able to travel to Zimbabwe, Africa. Since I was 12, God has been cultivating a desire in me to someday live in Zimbabwe. I have continued to believe that despite my circumstances, and of not knowing how it would happen, that one day God would provide a way for me to travel to Zimbabwe.

The Post travels to Zimbabwe
Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR

Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR

For nearly 70 years, Michigan has conducted hunter education classes, teaching new hunters firearms safety and the regulations behind having a safe and successful hunt. This year, the Department of Natural Resources has honored those longtime instructors who have been with the program more than 40 years with special recognition, including one from Cedar Springs.

Cedar Springs man among those honored by DNR
Playoff bound!

Playoff bound!

  The Cedar Springs Red Hawks varsity football team pulled off a double coup Friday night, October 10, when they not only clinched a playoff berth with their sixth win, but also took over sole possession of first place in the OK Bronze. The Cedar Springs Red Hawks brought a fearless work ethic to their […]

Playoff bound!
Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO

Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO

Cedar Springs Brewing Company said they are proud to support the Cedar Springs PTO’s Walk-A-Thon, scheduled for Friday, October 17. David Ringler, owner of the brewery, presented the PTO with a check for $300 on September 19.

Cedar Springs Brewing donates to PTO
Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools

Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools

As the temperature drops, your lawn and garden will start settling into a dormant state. As you prep your landscaping and garden for a winter’s slumber, it’s a good idea to review the tools you used all summer.

Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools

Consumer Advisory 

17 October 2014

  Certain antifreeze/coolant brands may damage your vehicles The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued a Stop-Use and Stop-Removal Order for antifreeze/coolant manufactured, packaged, and/or distributed prior to September 11, 2014, by the following Detroit, Michigan, companies after finding the products may cause damage to vehicle engines: State Petroleum 1 Inc. Petro-Zone […]

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Fraudulent websites posing as green dot moneypak customer support

17 October 2014

  The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received numerous complaints reporting fraudulent websites posing as MoneyPak customer support. MoneyPak is a non-reloadable, prepaid product offered by Green Dot. Complaints indicate victims locate the websites via internet search engines. Interaction between the victims and the fraudulent customer support generally occurs via telephone. The IC3 […]

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Nelson Township Library millage request

17 October 2014

The November 4, 2014 General Election ballot for Nelson Township voters will include a request for the Nelson Township Library operating millage to be restored to the original .5 mills which was approved in 1987.  Since 1987, the effect of the Headlee Amendment has reduced the levy to .3940 mills.  The November ballot request is […]

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Fresh Market: The Pinecone

Fresh Market: The Pinecone

17 October 2014

By Vicky Babcock   Consider the pinecone. While not a viable food source for humans, pinecones are invaluable to birds and mice that eat the tender seeds when other sources of food are scarce. Dried pinecones make great fire starters, with or without candle wax. They are a crafters choice for wreaths, picture frames and […]

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Elvis meets Tom Jones Tribute Performance 

Elvis meets Tom Jones Tribute Performance 

17 October 2014

Saturday, October 18, 7 p.m. Rockford American Legion Come enjoy a night of fun at the Rockford American Legion, 330 Rockford Park Drive, on Saturday, October 18, when the international award-winning performer Irv Cass does his Elvis meets Tom Jones Tribute Performance at 7 p.m. Irv Cass has performed at places such as; House of […]

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Zombies take over Grand Rapids 

17 October 2014

The 3rd annual Zombie Dash will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids. The run, with waves from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m., features a 5K course along the Grand River, including “Apocalypse Avenue,” full of junked cars and “Kill Hill,” a challenging climb up the tallest hill in Grand Rapids.

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The saga of the sewing machine ad

17 October 2014

  The following is an ad from a newspaper that appeared four days in a row—the last three hopelessly trying to correct the first day’s mistake. Monday: For sale: R. D. Jones has one sewing machine for sale.  Phone 948-0707 after 7 p.m. and ask for Mrs. Kelly who lives with him cheap. Tuesday: Notice: We regret […]

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Hometown Happenings

17 October 2014

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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Red Flannel POST

Red Flannel POST

10 October 2014

Download this week’s Red Flannel Post pages for all your Red Flannel News! RedFlannelPost4114.pdf RedFlannelPost4014.pdf RedFlannelPost3914.pdf RedFlannelPost3814.pdf

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State dismisses campaign finance suit against city

10 October 2014

  By Judy Reed   The Michigan Bureau of Elections decided last week that the City of Cedar Springs did not violate section 57 of the Campaign Finance Act when it used city funds to investigate whether a violation of the Open Meetings act had occurred. The complaint, which was filed by Cedar Springs resident […]

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