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Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration Coming soon — a new library Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed The Post travels to Washington D.C. PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness Five top trends in container gardening State urges travelers to leave firewood at home Summer car care tips to stay in great condition
 
Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Independence Day is a time to celebrate our freedom and Sand Lake has all the activities and events for a fun filled family weekend.

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration
Coming soon — a new library

Coming soon — a new library

After years of feasibility studies and planning, a new library building is coming to Cedar Springs! The land was donated, funds were raised, the blueprints were drawn, designs were chosen, approvals were obtained, and the requests for bids were sent out last month.

Coming soon — a new library
Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed

Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed

Through a program with Trout Unlimited’s Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative, the Green Team of students are spending their summer learning about the Rogue River and creative ways to manage its major pollutant—stormwater runoff—with green infrastructure.

Rogue River Green team returns to improve watershed
The Post travels to Washington D.C.

The Post travels to Washington D.C.

School Board Trustee Joe Marckini recently traveled to The White House, in Washington D.C., to advocate for our Cedar Springs Public Schools.

The Post travels to Washington D.C.
PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness

PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness

Almost 25 million people in the United States are living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, according to the support group PTSD United.

PTSD: Not Just a Veteran’s Illness
Five top trends in container gardening

Five top trends in container gardening

Gardening is a peaceful activity that eases tension, reduces overall stress and promotes longevity. One long-term study found that daily gardening reduces the risk for both dementia and Alzheimer’s disease...

Five top trends in container gardening
State urges travelers to leave firewood at home

State urges travelers to leave firewood at home

As the summer travel season begins, the Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Natural Resources remind vacationers to leave firewood at home to prevent the spread of invasive tree insects and diseases.

State urges travelers to leave firewood at home
Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

Summer car care tips to stay in great condition

For many drivers, the summer is the time of year when your tires hit the pavement most, and car care doesn’t take a vacation. Be sure your car is ready for all that mileage.

Summer car care tips to stay in great condition
Rockford senior heading to National High School Rodeo finals

Rockford senior heading to National High School Rodeo finals

16 June 2016

Riann Graff, a 17-year-old senior year at Rockford High School, has qualified for the second year in a row to represent Michigan at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette, Wyoming July 17–23. The NHSFR is the “World’s Largest Rodeo,” featuring approximately 1,500 contestants from across the United States, Canada and Australia. The national […]

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Fishing Tip: Fall in love with fishing: hook, line and sinker

16 June 2016

Have you ever wanted to learn how to fish? Partake in the DNR’s Hook, Line and Sinker program and you’ll be equipped with the skills to become an excellent angler! This program is available weekly at more than 30 state parks and fish hatcheries from mid-June until the end of summer. The program teaches participants […]

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Arctic grayling initiative could bring historical species back to Michigan’s waters

Arctic grayling initiative could bring historical species back to Michigan’s waters

16 June 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, has announced a proposed initiative that aims to bring back an extirpated species to the state—Arctic grayling. The proposed initiative, announced at today’s Natural Resources Commission meeting in Gaylord, will seek to establish self-sustaining populations of Arctic grayling throughout […]

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ASK SCORE: Do I Need a  Corporation, a Partnership or an LLC for my business?

16 June 2016

by Bob Cooper, SCORE Counselor Prior to starting a new business it is important to select the proper legal structure. It is possible to start a business by yourself without creating any separate structure; this type of structure is commonly called a “Sole Proprietorship.” In a Sole Proprietorship, all income and expenses are recognized by […]

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Admiral Petroleum purchased by Sun Capital

Admiral Petroleum purchased by Sun Capital

16 June 2016

When gas prices go up, many people flock the Admiral gas station at the corner of Main and Muskegon to get a good price on gas. Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital”), a leading private investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts and investments in market-leading companies, announced last month that an affiliate has bought Admiral […]

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City to hold City Manager interviews

10 June 2016

UPDATE 6/15: Two of the candidates have now dropped out. City Clerk Linda Christiansen reported that Robert Berner and Paula Ceglowski will not be taking part in the interviews this Friday. Original story 6/9: The Cedar Springs City Council met on Monday, June 6, in closed session to choose four more people to interview for […]

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Kindergarteners check out Cedar Springs

Kindergarteners check out Cedar Springs

10 June 2016

On June 1, Mrs. Bellamy and Mrs. Shoffner’s kindergarten classes made social studies come alive with a community walk.

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Cleaning up the trail

Cleaning up the trail

10 June 2016

These Boy Scouts cleaned up the White Pine Trail between 16 and 18 Mile Roads, Tuesday evening, June 7.

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School board approves deputy on campus

10 June 2016

By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Board of Education showed Monday evening that school security is high on their priority list, when they approved a partnership with the Kent County Sheriff Department to have a School Resource Officer on campus (SRO) 40 hours a week for the upcoming school year. Building relationships with students to […]

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Newaygo Sheriff deputy suspended

10 June 2016

  Newaygo Sheriff Pat Hedlund sent out an announcement this week that he has suspended a ranking road patrol deputy over several issues, including on-duty political activity. “Recently, it has come to my attention that a ranking member of this department may have defied election laws, department policies regarding insubordination, ‘on-duty’ political activity and policy […]

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