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Fire sends nine to hospital The Post travels to Bay City Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd Man charged in Montcalm crash Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot That’s for the birds Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden Free cats at Animal Shelter
 
Fire sends nine to hospital

Fire sends nine to hospital

A fire that broke out in an Oakfield Township home Tuesday morning sent nine people to the hospital, including six children.

Fire sends nine to hospital
The Post travels to Bay City

The Post travels to Bay City

The Post recently traveled to Bay City, Michigan, with Steve and Judy Reed, of Cedar Springs, for the Tall Ship Celebration.

The Post travels to Bay City
Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

Austin Anderson loves his rescue dog. So when it came time to pick out a project to help him earn his Eagle Scout rank—the highest rank in Boy Scouts—he was inspired to give back and do something to help a local dog rescue

Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue
Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd

Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd

It was a beautiful evening Monday to enjoy the Wolverine Skyhawks remote-controlled airplane show, an annual event with the Cedar Springs Library’s summer reading program.

Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd
Man charged in Montcalm crash

Man charged in Montcalm crash

A Wyoming, Michigan man has been charged in the crash that killed an elderly couple from Grand Rapids on May 1, in Montcalm County.

Man charged in Montcalm crash
Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot

Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot

With the top spot in the MLFA’s Big Eight division on the line, the West Michigan Hawks hosted the Toledo Thunder on Saturday evening at Skinner Field.

Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot
That’s for the birds

That’s for the birds

Mary Lou Fuller, of Solon Township, sent us this cute wildlife photo. She said she put out some leftover popcorn for the birds, and it appears that the rabbit is patiently waiting and wondering if the cardinal is going to give him any!

That’s for the birds
Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden

Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden

Too much or not enough water and never when you need it seems to be a common lament of gardeners. Reduce the impact of these weather challenges while conserving water, saving money on water and sewer bills, and growing beautiful gardens with the help of rain barrels.

Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden
Free cats at Animal Shelter

Free cats at Animal Shelter

Spayed/neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and ready for a new home! Beginning Wednesday July 20, 2016, the Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) is offering free adult cats (over four months old) for adoption.

Free cats at Animal Shelter

Child dies in ORV accident

14 July 2016

  A 12-year-old boy died last week and two 7-year-olds were injured when the ORV they were riding on rolled over. The accident occurred on Friday, July 8, about 12:41 p.m., in Bushnell Township, in Montcalm County. According to the Montcalm County Sheriff Department, both they and Montcalm County Emergency Services were dispatched to a […]

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Two crashes in Oakfield Township

14 July 2016

  One involved firefighter from out of county department There were two crashes in Oakfield Township, in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 7, and the second crash involved a firefighter from an out of county department that had self-dispatched to the first scene. According to the Michigan State Police and Oakfield Fire Department […]

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MILDRED WESCHE ROBERTSON

14 July 2016

In the early morning hours of Monday, July 11, 2016, Mildred Wesche Robertson, age 94, died surrounded by those who loved her and cared for her during her long battle with dementia. She had played her last game of Solitaire and written her last letter to her grandchildren. Mildred prepared her children for life by […]

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THOMAS D. HOVEY SR.

14 July 2016

Thomas D. Hovey Sr., age 86, of Sand Lake passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at his home. Tom was born June 22, 1930 in Grand Rapids.

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Humility

14 July 2016

Pastor Ryan Black Cedar Springs Christian Church 340 West Pine Street, Cedar Springs Throughout the history of mankind, pride and boastfulness has attached itself to the brashness of men. Most of us are likely guilty of this to some degree. Consequently, God tells us to turn away from this notion and seek to humble one’s self. […]

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Meet the Hawks: Michael Henderson

14 July 2016

  By Shae Brophy Meet Hawks defensive coordinator Michael Henderson. Originally from New York, Henderson graduated from Mount Vernon High School in New York in 1977. This year, his first with the Hawks organization, is his 41st year of coaching. Henderson has a wealth of experience at numerous different levels, including every level from youth football […]

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Catch of the Week

14 July 2016

Joshua Morris was in celebration mode when he recently caught this 39-inch pike in an area private lake. Congratulations, Josh, you made our Post Catch of the Week! It’s back—get out those cameras! It’s that time of year again when anglers big and small like to tell their fish tales! Send us a photo and […]

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“Light” up the grill: three creative tips for a leaner barbeque 

“Light” up the grill: three creative tips for a leaner barbeque 

14 July 2016

(NewsUSA) – It’s time to dust off the grills, pile up the charcoal and break out the oversized spatula because grilling season is here! With school out for the summer, it’s time for families to gear up for barbecue parties filled with tasty grilled grub. If you’re looking to whip up barbecue favorites at your […]

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Gym-free fitness ideas anyone can do

Gym-free fitness ideas anyone can do

14 July 2016

(BPT) – Visiting a gym to lift weights or take a class is great for your health. However, busy schedules, tight budgets and simply not feeling like the gym environment is for you are reasons that frequently cause people to stop going. Fortunately, being fit doesn’t require the gym! Tavis Piattoly, a sports dietitian, expert […]

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Church hosts free outdoor movie nights

14 July 2016

  July 22 and August 12 Grab a blanket or lawn chair, your family or friends and enjoy a movie under the stars! This summer, River Rock Church is hosting several free family-friendly movies on Friday, July 22 and Friday, August 12. All movies will begin at dusk. In case of rain, movies will be […]

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