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One hurt in accident The Post travels to Georgia Gas prices expected to drop Dogs removed from home ready for adoption Preserve the Harvest for Winter Meals and Holiday Gifts Regular exercise can help kids do better in school Spectrum Health United Hospital receives award Fishing the piers and connecting waters
 
One hurt in accident

One hurt in accident

A 17-year-old driver had to be extricated from her car Saturday evening, August 16, after she pulled out in front of another car at Main and Cedar Streets.

One hurt in accident
The Post travels to Georgia

The Post travels to Georgia

In June, Jon Korb and Sally Smith traveled to Augusta, Georgia to visit their son, Army Specialist Bill Korb, who is stationed at Fort Gordon. The Post went along for the trip to have its picture taken with Bill and his Mom. Thanks so much for taking us with you! Are you going on vacation? […]

The Post travels to Georgia
Gas prices expected to drop

Gas prices expected to drop

Gas prices have been dropping, and according to GasBuddy.com, we should see gas prices decline even further as we approach fall and winter. According to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 246 gas outlets in Grand Rapids, the average retail gasoline prices in Grand Rapids have fallen 18.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.42/g […]

Gas prices expected to drop
Dogs removed from home ready for adoption

Dogs removed from home ready for adoption

Thirty-seven dogs removed from custody of owner The Kent County Animal Shelter received a judgment in Kent County Circuit Court last week, permanently taking 37 dogs from their previous owner. The dogs were being kept at a home in Grand Rapids since late 2013. Kimberly Savino, the previous owner of the dogs, is currently facing […]

Dogs removed from home ready for adoption
Preserve the Harvest for Winter Meals and Holiday Gifts

Preserve the Harvest for Winter Meals and Holiday Gifts

The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you’ve run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. Or maybe you just couldn’t resist that special deal on a bushel of tomatoes, potatoes or apples at the farmer’s market.

Preserve the Harvest for Winter Meals and Holiday Gifts
Regular exercise can help kids do better in school

Regular exercise can help kids do better in school

  (StatePoint) Physical activity may not be the first thing parents or teachers think about when they want to boost a child’s academic performance, but evidence supports the notion that a bit of exercise for the body is beneficial to the brain as well. In fact, kindergarteners who participated in Build Our Kids’ Success (BOKS), […]

Regular exercise can help kids do better in school
Spectrum Health United Hospital receives award

Spectrum Health United Hospital receives award

Baby-Friendly USA announced that Spectrum Health United Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility.

Spectrum Health United Hospital receives award
Fishing the piers and connecting waters

Fishing the piers and connecting waters

by Jack Payne   Fishing the piers and connecting waters is a lot of fun. Over the next few months, anglers will enjoy a wide range of species. Currently smallmouth bass, walleye, catfish, carp and Sheephead are being caught. In a few weeks king salmon and trout will move in and the whitefish will follow […]

Fishing the piers and connecting waters
Shirley Margaret Dines

Shirley Margaret Dines

14 August 2014

Mrs. Shirley Margaret Dines of Cedar Springs, age 77, passed away on Monday, August 11, 2014. Shirley was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on January 11, 1937 to Harold and Margaret (née Schoolmaker) Rose. Shirley cherished the life she was given; she was a devoted and loving wife and a wonderful mother and grandmother. When […]

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JOHN G. ANDERSON, SR.

14 August 2014

    Mr. John G. Anderson, Sr, age 75 of Fenwick, Michigan (formerly of Rockford) passed away on Monday, August 11, 2014 at his residence. John loved to spend time with his family and people in general and to joke and tease. He was a master mechanic and enjoyed doing auto body work. He loved […]

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Larry Earl Carr

Larry Earl Carr

14 August 2014

Mr. Larry Earl Carr, age 74, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Larry was retired from CSX and an Air Force veteran. For more information regarding visitations or the funeral, please contact Pederson Funeral Home in Rockford (http://www.pedersonfuneralhome.com) or view the Grand Rapids […]

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Real men

14 August 2014

Pastor Jim Howard First Baptist Church 233 S. Main, Cedar Springs     What is a real man? By the standards of today, a real man is someone who doesn’t exist except in the imaginations of those in Hollywood and the marketing industry. Supposedly, a real man looks like an Adonis, acts macho, and always […]

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The Man behind the curtain

14 August 2014

    What do Kenosha, Wisconsin, and Cape Cod, Massachusetts, have in common? Seventy-five years ago this week, these towns hosted the first public release for one of the greatest films ever—The Wizard of Oz. I love the scene where Dorothy and her friends return to Oz’s throne room with the Witch’s broomstick, confirming that […]

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The bus stop

14 August 2014

    Two old men were sitting on a bench waiting for their bus. The buses were running late, and a lot of time passed. Finally, one man turned to the other and said, “You know, I’ve been sitting here so long, my butt fell asleep!” The other man looked at him and said, “I […]

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Hometown Happenings

14 August 2014

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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Billy L. Morris

Billy L. Morris

11 August 2014

Billy L. “Bill” Morris, 82, of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, August 10, 2014, at his home. Bill was born November 12, 1931, in Cannon Township, MI, the son of James and Edith (Hess) Morris. He had worked for the Kent County Road Commission for 37 years, and had been a member of Solon Fire Department […]

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Boncher and O’Hara to face off for judge seat

Boncher and O’Hara to face off for judge seat

08 August 2014

Other election results   It was a crowded race vying for the seat of retiring 63rd District Court Judge Steven Servaas, but Tuesday’s primary narrowed it down from six to two. Brent Boncher, a Courtland Township trustee and member of the law firm Schenk, Boncher and Rypma, led the voting with 4,647 votes (27 percent).  […]

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Dog Daze of Solon Market

Dog Daze of Solon Market

08 August 2014

By Vicky Babcock The historic Stout barn was hopping with activity last Saturday as Solon Market hosted its second annual Dog Daze of Summer Pet Expo featuring its Popular Pet Show and demos from Trooper Joe Bozek and his canine partner, Trooper Yaro.  The expo attracted some unusual pets, including a three-month-old sheep and a […]

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