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One injured in five-car crash Community raises funds for Ricker family The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Gas prices fell in GR area Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season Five tips for financial fitness in 2017 Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs Chasing Birds
 
One injured in five-car crash

One injured in five-car crash

A five-car crash in Oakfield Township Sunday evening reportedly sent one person to the hospital.

One injured in five-car crash
Community raises funds for Ricker family

Community raises funds for Ricker family

Cedar Springs Brewing Company was the place to be Monday evening, as the community came out to show its support for brothers Brison and Preston Ricker, who are both battling cancer, and their parents, Brian and Kim.

Community raises funds for Ricker family
The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The Post recently traveled with Jim, Kelsey, Tyler, Chris and Trevor Ruark to St. Jude Children’s research hospital, in Memphis Tennessee. Kelsey (who is holding the Post newspaper in the photo) is a patient there.

The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Gas prices fell in GR area

Gas prices fell in GR area

It might be hard to believe, but at this time last year, gas stations in Houghton Lake waged a price war that had gas prices fall well below $1 a gallon. Gas in Cedar Springs was $1.67 at that time. We are seeing higher prices than that this year. Over the past week, average retail […]

Gas prices fell in GR area
Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season

Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season

(BPT) – With the tax season approaching, now is the time to start thinking about creating a strategy to help maximize tax refunds in the year ahead. From the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act to the increase in health insurance penalties, here are a few items to keep in mind […]

Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season
Five tips for financial fitness in 2017

Five tips for financial fitness in 2017

(Family Features) If a commitment to improving finances is among your resolutions for 2017, you’re not alone. A survey from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) shows that more than two-thirds of U.S. adults will make a financial resolution this year. However, one out of three Americans said their financial quality of life is […]

Five tips for financial fitness in 2017
Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor

Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor

Congratulations to Cedar Springs senior Jameson Pavelka on signing his national letter of intent to play basketball next year at NAIA member school Spring Arbor University.

Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor
Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN

Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN

  Take fourth at Warren Woods invite By Barbra Chong On Wednesday, January 12, Cedar Springs High School hosted an OK White Conference Dual against the Forest Hills Northern Huskies. The Red Hawks claimed another victory against the Huskies with a final score 51-26. Our current team OK White record is 2-2. 119 lb Kaedrian […]

Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN
New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs

New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs

Monday, Dec. 12, the middle and high school choirs at CTA put on a holiday concert. This was a year of many firsts for the choirs. This was the first time that the choirs performed a holiday concert.

New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs
Chasing Birds

Chasing Birds

Grand Rapids Audubon Club 2016 Christmas Bird Count, Kent County Center at 2 Mile & Honey Creek Roads… Fifty-nine species of birds were seen (Table 1) by forty-three traveling observers and 1 bird feeder watcher on 31 Dec 2016.

Chasing Birds

Growing Cardboard

12 January 2017

By Ranger Steve Mueller   As a child, I observed toilet paper rolls were not wrapped around a cardboard tube. By the time we removed the paper, a cardboard tube had grown on the inside of the roll. I remember my mother telling me a rock on a street corner near her house grew larger […]

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Fishing Tip: Try your hand at spearfishing this winter

12 January 2017

Starting December 1, the spear fishing season for Northern Pike and Muskellunge began on all waters through the ice except designated trout lakes, designated trout streams and other specific waters.

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Five resolutions to keep your eyes healthy in 2017

Five resolutions to keep your eyes healthy in 2017

11 January 2017

(StatePoint) The new year is the perfect opportunity for reflection, renewal and the chance to start fresh. Consider making lifestyle changes that can improve your vision and health throughout the year. Here are five ways that you can help keep your eyes and body healthy in 2017. 1. Get an eye exam. An annual trip […]

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Putting your “yes” on the table

11 January 2017

Pastor Barry Briggs The Springs Church 135 N. Grant St., Cedar Springs   Do you remember the Meatloaf song from 1993, I Would Do Anything for Love? In his hit power ballad, Meatloaf passionately declared—over and over and over again—“I would do anything for love, but I won’t do that.” Nobody really knows what the […]

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GEORGE W. HANKINS

GEORGE W. HANKINS

11 January 2017

In loving memory of George W. Hankins  Who went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 9, 2015 We love and miss you Lovingly remembered by his wife, Rosalie, and daughters, Deb & Scott Zuidema and Vickie & John Totten

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DAVID TISDEL

11 January 2017

   In loving memory of David Tisdel,  who passed away one year ago, January 17, 2016. We think of you with love today, But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, And the day before that, too. We think about you in silence, We often speak your name. We have you in our memories, […]

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BLANCHE NAFFZIGER

11 January 2017

  In Loving Memory of our dear mother and grandmother, Blanche Naffziger who passed away January 7, 1999, 18 years ago. Your heart is always filled with love, For everyone you know. You ask so little for yourself, You reap less than you sow. For all the world to hear, There is no mother more beloved […]

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Michigan should end civil asset forfeiture

11 January 2017

  Require a criminal conviction before taking people’s property By Jarrett Skorup, Mackinac Center for Public Policy Lansing began 2017 on the right foot by enacting a law to make it easier for people to try to recover property seized through civil asset forfeiture, but the state should end the practice altogether. Last week, the […]

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Parachute training

11 January 2017

  I volunteered recently to perform a parachute jump for charity. On our first day of training, the instructor made an important point about preparing for landing at 300 feet. “How do you know when you’re at 300 feet?” asked one woman. “A good question,” replied the instructor. “At 300 feet you can recognize the […]

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Hometown Happenings

11 January 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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