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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
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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School board chooses new interim member

School board chooses new interim member

10 October 2014

The Cedar Springs Board of Education has chosen Michelle Bayink as the new interim board member to finish out the term of Todd Hanson, who resigned last month, due to moving out of the district. His term is up at the end of December.

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Man in Texas dies from Ebola virus

10 October 2014

GRAND RAPIDS – The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) and Kent County Emergency Management (KCEM) continues to monitor the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the case in Texas, where a man from Liberia who came to the U.S. died from Ebola Wednesday. Ebola is a severe, often fatal disease in humans.

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Quilt raffle winner

Quilt raffle winner

10 October 2014

  The Cedar Springs Public Library raffled off a quilt as a fundraiser on Red Flannel Day, and raised $301. The lucky winner of the quilt was Diane Bengtson, a longtime resident of Cedar Springs. Library Director Donna Clark related that when Friends of the Library President Louise King called her, Diane was flabbergasted, and […]

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Man illegally shoots deer during youth hunt

10 October 2014

  A man who allegedly shot deer while being a mentor during the youth hunt has pled guilty. It is the first case of a violation meeting the new enhanced sentencing guidelines for poaching that became law in Michigan earlier this year. According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, conservation officers responded to a […]

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LAMBERT GEORGE WROBLEWSKI

LAMBERT GEORGE WROBLEWSKI

10 October 2014

Lambert George Wroblewski, known to all that loved him as “Bud,” loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather left us peacefully to go Home, on Monday, October 6, 2014, at home with family present. He left many fond memories, but the most memorable are the memories of him walking his dogs, working diligently in the garage, […]

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ROZILLA S. “POLLY” LEVESQUE

10 October 2014

    Rozilla S. “Polly” Levesque, 67 of Cedar Springs, died Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Metron of Cedar Springs. Polly was born April 26, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts the daughter of Harvey and Rozilla (Chase) Roberts. She had been a paralegal for several law firms in the East before coming to Cedar Springs. Cremation […]

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RAYMOND E. FISHER

10 October 2014

  In Memory of our dear husband and father, Raymond E. Fisher. October 5, 2005.   Lily G. Fisher and family  

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City approves contract with Sheriff Department

10 October 2014

By Judy Reed This time next month, officers in the Cedar Springs Police Department will be wearing Kent County Sheriff Department uniforms. The Cedar Springs City Council voted unanimously Thursday evening, October 9, to approve a contract with the Kent County Sheriff Department for police services. Council member Jerry Hall was absent, and Council member […]

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