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Car rear-ends school bus Sparta police seek info on armed robbery Brad Brechting nominated for McDonald’s All-American games The Post travels to Rome Library hires new children’s librarian Make 2015 your year to improve financial fitness Make for Change MS Cheer team conference champions
 
Car rear-ends school bus

Car rear-ends school bus

A Nelson Township mom saw the Cedar Springs Public Schools bus stop in front of their home on 17 Mile, between Shaner and Stout, about 2:45 p.m. to drop off her son. She said she looked away for a moment, and when she looked back, she saw a car crash into the back of the bus.

Car rear-ends school bus
Sparta police seek info on armed robbery

Sparta police seek info on armed robbery

Police are asking for the public's assistance to identify two suspects that robbed a Sparta gas station Monday, January 12th.

Sparta police seek info on armed robbery
Brad Brechting nominated for McDonald’s All-American games

Brad Brechting nominated for McDonald’s All-American games

Local student-athlete in the running to play in prestigious high school basketball event in Chicago… Cedar Springs Red Hawk Brad Brechting, a standout on the Varsity basketball team, is among the list of high school seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2015 McDonald’s All American Games.

Brad Brechting nominated for McDonald’s All-American games
The Post travels to Rome

The Post travels to Rome

Gary and Gail Hendges, of Nelson Township, traveled to Rome, Italy in May to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, and took along a copy of the Post.

The Post travels to Rome
Library hires new children’s librarian

Library hires new children’s librarian

When business owner Kelly Roach decided to close her coffee shop, Alpha Omega Coffee and Games, she wasn’t sure what she was going to do. It didn’t take her long to find something. Kelly started this week as the new children’s librarian at the Cedar Springs Public Library.

Library hires new children’s librarian
Make 2015 your year to improve financial fitness

Make 2015 your year to improve financial fitness

Family Features   Lose weight, quit smoking, find a new job and get out of debt…does this sound familiar? Millions of Americans will resolve to change their lives in the New Year, but few will stick with their goals. In fact, a recent survey by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) finds six in 10 […]

Make 2015 your year to improve financial fitness
Make for Change

Make for Change

This past December, the CTA elementary and middle schools participated in a “Make For Change” campaign in which the students brought in coin change from home. We mixed things up this year by allowing the winning class to choose the charity that would receive the funds.

Make for Change
MS Cheer team conference champions

MS Cheer team conference champions

Red earns conference title; White gets first championship at Hudsonville The two teams representing Cedar Springs Middle School Competitive Cheer traveled to Thornapple Kellogg High School in Middleville for the Conference finals on Tuesday, January 13. There were 16 teams competing for the 2015 Conference Championship title. The teams in attendance were: Allendale, Caledonia, Cedar […]

MS Cheer team conference champions

Trusting in God!

15 January 2015

Pastor Richard Nichols Cedar Creek Community Church 2969 14 Mile Road, Sparta “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths”  (Proverbs 3:5-6 King James translation). This is a truth that evaded my understanding for too many […]

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Extremist for Love

Extremist for Love

15 January 2015

When it comes to the late Martin Luther King, Jr., it’s almost impossible to supplant the importance of his 1963 defense of his nonviolent strategies, a document entitled, “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” MLK used his jail cell to take his detractors to task, specifically a group of Alabama ministers, who had taken umbrage with […]

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ORVILLE D. MOORE

ORVILLE D. MOORE

15 January 2015

Orville D. Moore, 90 of Cedar Springs, died Friday, January 9, 2015 at his home. Orville was born April 27, 1924 in Plainfield Township, Michigan, the son of Nelville and Leliah (Huckleberry) Moore. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army. He retired from Dohler-Jarvis after 30 years of service. […]

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From dream to reality with MySocialSecurity

15 January 2015

  By: Vonda VanTil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke about his dream of an America where equality was more than a concept—where it was an everyday reality. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its […]

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Note of appreciation

15 January 2015

Dear Editor, I would like to say how much I enjoy the Post. I especially enjoy Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche. It is always interesting, informative, and I can learn new things every week. His knowledge of the natural world is outstanding.   Sincerely, Joyce Hosmer, Howard City Post Scripts NOTICE: The Cedar Springs Post welcomes […]

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Weather forecaster

15 January 2015

  To tell the weather, go to your back door and look for the dog. If the dog is at the door and he is wet, it’s probably raining. But if the dog is standing there really soaking wet, it is probably raining really hard. If the dog’s fur looks like it’s been rubbed the […]

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Hometown Happenings

15 January 2015

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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George W. Hankins

George W. Hankins

12 January 2015

Mr. George William Hankins of Cedar Springs, Michigan, age 83, passed away in the comfort of his home and into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 9, 2015. He was born in Detroit, Michigan to Claude, Sr. and Emma (Ripley) Hankins on Sunday, December 13, 1931, and had been a long-time […]

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Man jailed on bomb threat charge

Man jailed on bomb threat charge

09 January 2015

By Judy Reed   A former Cedar Springs man, who claimed health problems related to his weight prevented him from appearing in court on a bomb threat charge, is now in custody, after being arrested last week on a warrant for failure to appear. Klein was charged with the bomb threat in August 2012. Cedar […]

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Gas prices hit new low, rise again

09 January 2015

Gas in Cedar Springs dropped to $1.68 last weekend, before shooting back up to $2.09 Monday. But that is still better than the $3 to $4 we saw last year. “As we’ve welcomed in the new year, gas prices have stayed at their bargain basement levels in most states, with just a few seeing minor […]

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