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Are you ready for some football? The Post travels to Schroon Lake Area churches stand United OUT OF THE ATTIC EarthTalk® Healthy lunch and snack ideas for back to school CS tennis wins Sparta invitational Build a lasting memory with your backyard project Osprey chicks outfitted with satellite backpacks   Treat Yourself To A Healthier Car Ride
 
Are you ready for some football?

Are you ready for some football?

The Cedar Springs Red Hawks hit the gridiron this week for the first football games of the year. The varsity will take on last year’s OK-Blue champ Comstock Park, on the Panther’s home turf, Thursday, August 28, at 7 p.m., in the first of four non-conference games.

Are you ready for some football?
The Post travels to Schroon Lake

The Post travels to Schroon Lake

The Post traveled to Word of Life island in Schroon Lake, New York, with 12 teens and seven leaders from Maranatha Baptist Church, located at 12786 Algoma Avenue. The teens spent six days camping on the island, while the leaders stayed at the word of Life Inn and family campground. The teens were also participating […]

The Post travels to Schroon Lake
Area churches stand United

Area churches stand United

Nine area churches suspended regular Sunday services and united for a joint worship service together at Morley Park, in Cedar Springs, on Sunday, August 24. This is the 6th year the churches have held the joint service, which they call “United.” About 500 people attended the event, which included contemporary worship music, a sermon by […]

Area churches stand United
OUT OF THE ATTIC

OUT OF THE ATTIC

The R.M.S. Railway Mail Service By D.M. White, Cedar Springs Historical Society I was one of the federal employees who worked and guarded the U.S. Mail on the trains. We carried all the Federal Reserve cash and registered mail. We handled all the revenue from the Mackinac Bridge each week and it was no small […]

OUT OF THE ATTIC
EarthTalk®

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that much of our food—including cereals and snacks eaten by children—is actually over-fortified with excessive amounts of vitamins and minerals that can be dangerous to our health? -- Diane Summerton, Waukesha, WI

EarthTalk®
Healthy lunch and snack ideas for back to school

Healthy lunch and snack ideas for back to school

If schools and parents received report cards on the lunches they’re serving kids, most wouldn’t receive a passing score. Many lunches, whether served at school or brought from home, are made with bleached flour, artificial sweeteners, food coloring, high-fructose corn syrup, artificial preservatives, hormones and trans fats. Studies have shown that these ingredients are linked to weight gain, defects in insulin and lipid metabolism, hyperactivity, increased risk of tumors, cancer, digestive issues, asthma, premature heart attacks, diabetes, and overexposure and resistance to antibiotics.

Healthy lunch and snack ideas for back to school
CS tennis wins Sparta invitational

CS tennis wins Sparta invitational

The Cedar Springs boys’ varsity tennis team took first place at the Sparta Invitational on Wednesday, August 20. Singles and doubles team members played matches against Sparta, Coopersville and Fremont to gain their first place finish. According to scores reported at MLive.com, Cedar finished with 17 points, Sparta came in second with 15, Coopersville, 12, […]

CS tennis wins Sparta invitational
Build a lasting memory with your backyard project

Build a lasting memory with your backyard project

There are regular backyard projects and then there are those special backyard projects that bring families closer together, both during the construction and while enjoying the finished piece.

Build a lasting memory with your backyard project
Osprey chicks outfitted with satellite backpacks  

Osprey chicks outfitted with satellite backpacks  

Nearly absent from much of the state due to the effects of DDT and other pesticides and habitat loss, ospreys continue to rebound in Michigan. In southern Michigan, monitoring efforts are tracking the revitalization of this species.

Osprey chicks outfitted with satellite backpacks  
Treat Yourself To A Healthier Car Ride

Treat Yourself To A Healthier Car Ride

Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Fortunately, your car can protect you from the pollen, dust and pollutants that are drawn inside through air-conditioning and ventilation systems.

Treat Yourself To A Healthier Car Ride

Hometown Happenings

21 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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One hurt in accident

One hurt in accident

16 August 2014

A 17-year-old driver had to be extricated from her car Saturday evening after she pulled out in front of another car at Main and Cedar Streets. According to Cedar Springs Police Officer Mandy Stahl, a white Caprice was headed south on Main Street when the 17-year-old attempted to turn left off Cedar Street and was broadsided by […]

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Carl C. Morehouse

Carl C. Morehouse

15 August 2014

Mr. Carl C. “Country Carl” Morehouse, of Cedar Springs, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. He was born to Kenneth and Thelma (née Covell) Morehouse on September 8, 1933 in Cedar Springs, Michigan and was a life-long resident of the area. Carl was a well-known horseman in the West Michigan area and […]

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Good Samaritan found

Good Samaritan found

14 August 2014

  By Judy Reed Last week, we ran a story saying we were looking for the Good Samaritan who stopped and helped Emily Scott, of Solon Township, who suffered a broken arm and fractured shoulder when she fell off her horse on Albrecht recently. Emily had asked for the woman to stop by and see […]

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Sunflowers stand tall

Sunflowers stand tall

14 August 2014

Jennifer August sent us this photo of daughters Danielle and Lizzie standing beneath a 12-foot-7-inch sunflower their grandpa is growing in Algoma Township. That’s a towering flower! Thanks so much sending us a photo! How tall are your sunflowers? Send them our way! Email your photos with some info to news@cedarspringspost.com. Tell us your name, […]

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How tall is your corn?

How tall is your corn?

14 August 2014

  Last week we ran a photo of someone standing in corn that was ten feet tall and asked how tall is your corn? We received this photo of Scott Fisk, of Solon Township, standing in his corn. While they didn’t give us an exact measurement, they said that Scott is six feet tall, and […]

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CS girl arrested for part in rave

CS girl arrested for part in rave

14 August 2014

A 2012 Cedar Springs graduate is one of three people being charged for their part in Project P, the party in Mecosta County that drew 2,000 people from across the state earlier this month and resulted in several overdoses, charges for drunken driving and a possible rape. Brittany Johnson, 20, of Cedar Springs, Daniel Misner, […]

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New director at Nature Center

New director at Nature Center

14 August 2014

Lily’s Frog Pad, Inc., the operating entity of Howard Christensen Nature Center located at 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City is proud to announce the election and appointment of David A Kieft as the new Executive Director. Cindy Perski, former director and founder of Lily’s Frog Pad, resigned July 14 to enjoy retirement with her […]

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Squirrel watching

14 August 2014

By Ranger Steve Mueller     When in middle school, we had open lunch period. That meant we could leave campus, venture outside and return for afternoon classes. I usually headed outside with a sandwich. Sometimes the break was spent with friends behind the school or, during other lunch periods, I quietly spent it with […]

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Weekly fishing tip 

Weekly fishing tip 

14 August 2014

  More hints on targeting walleye   Most anglers targeting walleye know that catching them in the spring is much easier than catching them during the warmer summertime months. In most Michigan lakes, walleye typically seek cooler, deeper and darker waters in the summer, while typically feeding in the shallow waters only at night. Because […]

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