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Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire The Post travels to Disney World MHSAA announces concussion report findings Two new businesses hold grand openings
 
Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire

Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire

The Corner Bar burned for hours Monday… It wouldn’t be the first time all of downtown Rockford went up in flames, but thanks to the persistent efforts of five fire departments, the fire damage was contained to just one building, Rockford’s most iconic structure and business, The Corner Bar.

Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire
The Post travels to Disney World

The Post travels to Disney World

The Pellerito family traveled to Disney World, in Orlando, Florida, the first week of August, and had a great time. Dominic, 12, Kate, 10, and Deno, 8, made sure to take the Post with them, and sent us their photo.

The Post travels to Disney World

New sports turf installed at Red Hawk Stadium

Fall sports have kicked off, and one of the new items greeting athletes, the high school marching band, and fans, is the new sports turf at Red Hawk Stadium. “We are excited to kick off the 2017-18 school year with a beautiful new Red Hawk Stadium turf,” said Cedar Springs Superintendent Dr. Laura VanDuyn. “As our Cedar Springs […]

Solar eclipse on August 21

By Judy Reed People across the nation are getting ready to witness a rare total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. According to the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids, this happens when the moon passes between the sun and the earth, and blocks our view of all or part of the sun. This is […]

MHSAA announces concussion report findings

MHSAA announces concussion report findings

 The Michigan High School Athletic Association has completed its second year of collecting head injury reports from member schools and continues to build data that will assist in identifying trends and progress being made to reduce the incidence of head injuries in school sports.

MHSAA announces concussion report findings

Study tips for busy college students

With seemingly endless reading, lengthy term papers and make-or-break exams, the academic life of a college student can be nothing short of demanding.

Knee deep death trap

Enjoying the big waves has always been fun but poses life threatening challenges for many species. If you happen to be a duck you are probably safe.

Two new businesses hold grand openings

Two new businesses hold grand openings

Ryanne Donahue State Farm Agency, located at 60 N. Main Street, held their grand opening and ribbon cutting on July 15. Donahue believes in the “good old days” approach to business

Two new businesses hold grand openings

Catch of the Week

17 August 2017

Brady Elliott, of Howard City, caught this 11-inch bass on July 27 at Townline Lake in Lakeview. Brady is the son of RJ Elliott and Jessica Waller. Congratulations, Brady, you made the Post Catch of the Week!

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Set reasonable business goals and objectives

17 August 2017

ASK  SCORE SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business   Both long-term and short-term goals will shape what your business becomes. Therefore, they should govern every component of your business’s operations, structure and vision. Capturing them in writing, with timetables, gives you a working blueprint, even with the frequent adjustments you may choose to make to […]

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Correction on Stratford pricing

17 August 2017

  Last week we ran information on a one-day bus trip that Montcalm Community College is organizing to Stratford, Ontario, to see “Romeo and Juliet” on Oct. 6. The college sent us an email this week saying the pricing they gave was incorrect. The correct prices are $32.49 for students, and $69.24 for non-students. For […]

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Impressive Dinner

17 August 2017

  A young man called his mother and announced excitedly that he had just met the woman of his dreams. Now what should he do? His mother had an idea. “Why don’t you send her flowers, and on the card invite her to your apartment for a home-cooked meal?” He thought this was a great strategy, […]

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Hometown Happenings

17 August 2017

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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Sparta teen killed in crash

11 August 2017

The Kent County Sheriff Department is investigating a crash that killed a 16-year-old Sparta girl on Wednesday morning, August 9.

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Trufant Jubilee pageant 2017

11 August 2017

The 2017 Trufant Jubilee Scholarship Pageant is in full swing! These girls are looking forward to competing in the first scholarship program that the pageant has offered, on Saturday, August 26, at 3 p.m.

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Man arrested in Cannon Twp home invasions

11 August 2017

  By Judy Reed A few weeks ago we reported that the Kent County Sheriff’s Department was investigating numerous nighttime home invasions in Cannon Township, specifically the Bostwick Lake area, where purses and wallets were stolen. Police believed the suspect was the same person they saw on video exiting a vehicle at the Marathon gas […]

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Gas price variations

11 August 2017

By Judy Reed Last week we had a call from a reader who wanted to know why gas is always higher in Cedar Springs than in Sparta. He said there’s usually about 20 cents difference. On Monday, we checked the gas prices in Sparta, and they were $2.15 at the lowest, and the highest was […]

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Self love

11 August 2017

Pastor Ryan Black Cedar Springs Christian Church 340 West Pine Street, Cedar Springs   While it is a great good to seek self-sacrifice and self-denial in our relationship with God and others, we also want to be weary of demeaning ourselves to the point of self-hatred. While we are called to be lowly in Spirit […]

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