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Eagle Scout breaks ground on new pavilion The Post travels to Graceland Cedar Trails teacher wins “Cool Teacher” award Brewery begins site work FFA celebrates busy winter Road becomes runway DNR collects walleye eggs for hatchery program Late freeze impacting spring lawn care
 
Eagle Scout breaks ground on new pavilion

Eagle Scout breaks ground on new pavilion

Sixteen-year-old Kevin Galloway hit a new milestone in his Eagle Scout project last Friday, when he held a ceremonial ground breaking for the new 20x36 pavilion that will be built in Morley Park

Eagle Scout breaks ground on new pavilion
The Post travels to Graceland

The Post travels to Graceland

Former Cedar Springs resident Val Palmer traveled recently to Memphis, Tennessee, where she visited Graceland, the home of the late Elvis Presley, as well as Loretta Lynn’s home.

The Post travels to Graceland
Cedar Trails teacher wins “Cool Teacher” award

Cedar Trails teacher wins “Cool Teacher” award

Mary Graf, a first grade teacher at Cedar Trails Elementary in Cedar Springs, was named the latest teacher to receive the WGVU “Cool Teacher” Award.

Cedar Trails teacher wins “Cool Teacher” award
Brewery begins site work

Brewery begins site work

The Cedar Springs Brewing Company finally began site work at the southwest corner of Main and Maple Streets Monday

Brewery begins site work
FFA celebrates busy winter

FFA celebrates busy winter

By FFA Reporter Riley Ross When most people think of farming and agriculture in winter, they envision downtime and “mending your harness.” But for members of the Cedar Springs FFA, winter is a busy time.  Leadership is a focus in the Cedar Springs FFA and the future belongs to those who prepare for it. Each […]

FFA celebrates busy winter
Road becomes runway

Road becomes runway

Montcalm County Sheriff Deputies briefly closed M66 in Montcalm County last Friday, April 24, between Lake Montcalm Road and Cannonsville Road so an airplane could take off.

Road becomes runway
DNR collects walleye eggs for hatchery program

DNR collects walleye eggs for hatchery program

As many anglers know, much of Michigan’s inland-waters walleye fishery is supported by hatchery-raised fish. What many don’t know is that the source of those fish—the Muskegon River, below Croton Dam—is supported by hatchery-raised fish, too.

DNR collects walleye eggs for hatchery program
Late freeze impacting spring lawn care

Late freeze impacting spring lawn care

Despite the official start of spring, much of the northeast remains covered with snow from the harsh, record breaking winter storms. In addition to being frustrating, late freezing can actually cause extensive damage to your lawn.

Late freeze impacting spring lawn care

To Die Trying

23 April 2015

Beginning in April of 1994, more than two decades ago this month, one million Rwandans were killed, after extremists in the majority Hutu population turned on the Tutsi minority. The movie Hotel Rwanda focuses on the 76 days in which Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, transformed the luxury hotel, over which he was responsible, into […]

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REVA MARVETTA BENEDICT

REVA MARVETTA BENEDICT

23 April 2015

Reva Marvetta Benedict, 88 of Holland, formerly of Cedar Springs, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at her home. Marvetta was born February 4, 1927 in Kewadin, Michigan the daughter of Espy and Edith (Wildi) Hubbell. She graduated from Elk Rapids High School in 1944 and had worked at Knape & Vogt for 28 years retiring […]

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BONNIE MILLER

BONNIE MILLER

23 April 2015

Bonnie Miller, age 74, of Howard City passed away April 21, 2015 at her residence.  She was born February 6, 1941 in St. Johns the daughter of George and Bonnie (Ward) Comer.  During her working years she worked as a Avon Rep for many years.  She also worked at the Dime Store and Red Flannel […]

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Tips for dealing with potholes

Tips for dealing with potholes

23 April 2015

Be vigilant—extra vigilant From MDOT Stating the obvious here: it’s best to avoid hitting potholes whenever possible. That’s easier to do if you’re driving cautiously, and not tailgating, so you have more time to see and react to any potholes you’re approaching. Potholes aren’t always obvious in the daylight; they’re even harder to spot in […]

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Birds and Wind Turbines

23 April 2015

Recently wind turbines were briefly discussed in my nature niche column. Since then an environment report on Michigan Radio regarding wind turbine placement addressed important migration paths for birds along Lake Huron. I had mentioned how birds have their own superhighway routes in the sky. Monica Essenmacher started an online discussion regarding inappropriate turbine placement. […]

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Michigan fire season builds during Wildfire Prevention Week

23 April 2015

  Most of Michigan’s wildfires occur in the spring – April, May and June. According to the Department of Natural Resources, which is responsible for wildland fire protection on 30 million acres of state and private land, April is when wildfires start becoming a problem. The DNR is using the state’s annual observance of Wildfire Prevention […]

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Boys track runs well after spring break 

23 April 2015

  The Red Hawks began spring break where they left off, with a 91.5-45.5 victory over Wyoming. The Hawks came out of the field events scoring 42 of the possible 45 points. The distance, mid-distance and hurdling crew dominated the races while the Hawks were no match for Wyoming’s top sprinter. A rare disqualification by […]

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Girls track wins conference opener

23 April 2015

  The Varsity Girls Track Team had a very successful week of competition. They defeated Wyoming 89 to 42 in the OK conference opener on Wednesday, April 15 and ran their dual record to 3 and 0. On Saturday, April 18, they went to Sparta for the Tri Level Classic. The 9-10 grade team won […]

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CTA Calendar

23 April 2015

  April 23 Daddy/Daughter Dance (grades K-6): 5-7 pm 27 HIV/AIDS Health Curriculum Meeting for 5th grade Parents: 4-4:30 pm Family Night: 4:30-6 pm Parent/Superintendent Town Hall Meeting: 6-7 pm May 1 Student Early Release – (2 hours early) K-5 Dismissal at 12:55 pm 6-12 Dismissal at 1:06 pm HS Prom @ Boulder Creek – 7 […]

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Parent/Superintendent Town Hall Meeting

23 April 2015

Creative Technologies Academy 350 Pine Street | Cedar Springs, MI  49319 9th Semi-Annual Parent/Superintendent Town Hall Meeting Monday, April 27, 2015 6:00 – 7:00 PM  “How to Change the World (continued)” (Child care provided through grade 5) All parents in attendance will receive a free CTA t-shirt All parents in attendance are eligible for a […]

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