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Saying goodbye to a piece of history Detroit Lions name Kapolka coach of the week Two injured in Solon crash The Post travels…underwater? Casting spinner rigs for walleye and bass Red Hawks improve to 3 and 0 with 46 to 7 win over Belding Equestrian team heads to regionals What problem would you solve for tomorrow? CTA Parent Association Donates $3,000 to Gymnasium Fund!
 
Saying goodbye to a piece of history

Saying goodbye to a piece of history

By the time you read this, work will probably have begun on the demolition of the building at 95 N. Main—a building that has occupied that site since 1890. The building is being razed to make way for a new chapter in the history of that site and in the town

Saying goodbye to a piece of history
Detroit Lions name Kapolka coach of the week

Detroit Lions name Kapolka coach of the week

The Detroit Lions have named Gus Kapolka, the Cedar Springs High School varsity football coach, the week three recipient of the 2014 Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan High School Football Coach of the Week Program.

Detroit Lions name Kapolka coach of the week
Two injured in Solon crash

Two injured in Solon crash

A Grattan man was sent to the hospital Wednesday, September 17, after a Grand Rapids woman ran a stop sign in Solon Township and t-boned his vehicle.

Two injured in Solon crash
The Post travels…underwater?

The Post travels…underwater?

Roger Louck, of the Cedar Springs area, completed his Scuba Instructor certification at Gilboa Quarry, near Findlay, Ohio, in June.

The Post travels…underwater?
Casting spinner rigs for walleye and bass

Casting spinner rigs for walleye and bass

Recently we were taking advantage of the quick change in water temperatures on Lake Michigan. Whenever the lake flips over, the walleye move into the connecting waters.

Casting spinner rigs for walleye and bass
Red Hawks improve to 3 and 0 with 46 to 7 win over Belding

Red Hawks improve to 3 and 0 with 46 to 7 win over Belding

The steady rain could not dampen the home opener for the Red Hawk varsity football team last Friday night, September 12, which honored the Cedar Springs Rocket Football and Cheerleading programs.

Red Hawks improve to 3 and 0 with 46 to 7 win over Belding
Equestrian team heads to regionals

Equestrian team heads to regionals

The Cedar Springs High School Equestrian Team battled with Rockford the past two weekends at the MIHA District 5 Meets.

Equestrian team heads to regionals
What problem would you solve for tomorrow?

What problem would you solve for tomorrow?

Students and teachers in public schools are racing to solve problems that can exist in many communities across the country—such as water pollution and street safety—and they’re doing it with $2 million on the line.

What problem would you solve for tomorrow?
CTA Parent Association Donates $3,000 to Gymnasium Fund!

CTA Parent Association Donates $3,000 to Gymnasium Fund!

The CTA Parent Association of 2013-14, under the leadership of April Hirsch and Amy Miner, donated $3,000 toward the CTA Gymnasium Fund. Mrs. Hirsch and Mrs. Miner are pictured with members of the 2014-15 Parent Association, Jen Fulkerson, Audrey Hoops, and Shannon Maier.  

CTA Parent Association Donates $3,000 to Gymnasium Fund!
Tennis team wins one, loses one last week

Tennis team wins one, loses one last week

11 September 2014

The Cedar Springs varsity boy’s tennis team started last week out right with a win. On Tuesday September 2, the Red Hawks traveled to Coopersville for match that resulted in a 5-3 win. The players with winning matches were #2 singles Nick Fennessey, #3 singles Drew French, #4 singles Dylan Kolasa, #1 doubles Karsen Dingman […]

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Be the referee

11 September 2014

  By Mark Uyl, Asst. Director, MHSAA Be the Referee is a weekly message from the Michigan High School Athletics Association that is designed to help educate people on the rules in different sports, to help them better understand the art of officiating, and to recruit officials. Pass Interference  Today we’re going to talk about […]

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Do you want to see your school sport in The POST?

11 September 2014

We are looking for coaches, parents, students or fans of school sports to write up summaries and/or take photos of games. If you want to see your sport covered in the Post and are willing to devote a little time to the effort, please contact your coach to let him or her know you are […]

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Catch of the Week

Catch of the Week

11 September 2014

Kaleb Witte, 9, of Kent City, caught two red salmon with great-grandpa Leon and a friend, in the St. Mary’s River, in Detour, Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula. They measured about 20-inches long. Kaleb is the son of Bobbi Jo and Rood Vaughan. Congratulations, Kaleb, you made the Post Catch of the Week!

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Ody Brook Nature Sanctuary expansion

11 September 2014

  By Ranger Steve Mueller     Walk Ody Brook Nature Sanctuary with the Michigan Botanical Club on September 13 at 2 p.m. or with the River City Wild Ones on Sept 20 at 1:30. The local conservation clubs will explore the sanctuary in search for plants, animals, and their ecological requirements while enjoying the […]

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Weekly Fishing Tip

Weekly Fishing Tip

11 September 2014

  Avoid these mistakes to experience great fishing   Did you know simple mistakes can make-or-break your fishing adventures? Check out these basic things to avoid if you want to have better success on the water: • Make sure your reel is filled to capacity with line – don’t wait until it gets to half-empty […]

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Tax-avoiding companies shouldn’t get contracts paid for with your tax dollars

11 September 2014

By Sen. Carl Levin Over the last few months, there has been a growing rush of U.S. corporations seeking to swear off their U.S. citizenship and move their mailboxes, for tax purposes, to a low-tax jurisdiction. I don’t think that’s right, and it’s time we put a stop to it. Three months ago, I introduced […]

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Make it fun!

Make it fun!

11 September 2014

    By Pam Young   There are no disorganized spiders                                         I was watching what I call a “fall” spider make its web on our deck and I wondered if it were a boy or […]

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Extend the harvest this season

Extend the harvest this season

11 September 2014

By gardening expert Melinda Myers   Didn’t get enough gardening in this season? Don’t worry there is still time to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs this fall and winter. Purchase transplants and seeds that will grow and flourish in the cooler fall and winter temperatures. Lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, root vegetables, edible pansies and calendula […]

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Change in VerHeulen’s September office hours

11 September 2014

    State Rep. Rob VerHeulen, R-Walker, invites constituents to meet for office hours in Sparta and Walker during September. Please note there is a change in when he will hold office hours in Sparta. Office hours will take place: • In Sparta on Friday, Sept. 12 at Maxine’s Family Restaurant located at 370 N. […]

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