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Sewer and water construction begins Kent County Youth Fair  The Post travels to Utah Summer reading carnival next week Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes Hawks drop close game to Vipers Human Health and Insect Surveys Tips for growing a water-conservative garden
 
Sewer and water construction begins

Sewer and water construction begins

Area residents driving through the east side of the City of Cedar Springs probably couldn’t help but notice that the city’s utility reconstruction work has begun.

Sewer and water construction begins
Kent County Youth Fair 

Kent County Youth Fair 

The first ever Kent County Youth 4H Fair was held in Lowell, Michigan, in 1935. It was a two-day fair that replaced the West Michigan Fair, five years after it had shut down.

Kent County Youth Fair 
The Post travels to Utah

The Post travels to Utah

Tom and Char Dubridge of Sand Lake travelled to many parts of Colorado and Utah earlier this month. This picture was taken at Glen Canyon, Lake Powell, Utah.

The Post travels to Utah
Summer reading carnival next week

Summer reading carnival next week

Wednesday, August 5, 2-5 p.m., Morley Park It’s been a great summer of reading and special programs at the Cedar Springs Library, but there is still a grand celebration to attend and prizes to be given away!

Summer reading carnival next week
Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes

Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes

Shop in Cedar Springs at five different businesses and get in the drawing to win a kids bike! The Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce is giving away two bikes—a boy’s and a girl’s—at its Movie in the Park next Friday, August 7, at 8 p.m. in Morley Park. They will be showing ET. All […]

Chamber to giveaway two kids bikes
Hawks drop close game to Vipers

Hawks drop close game to Vipers

Saturday evening, the West Michigan Hawks hosted the #7 ranked Michigan Vipers. In what was a very close game, the Hawks were unable to finish their attempt at a comeback, and fell short by a final score of 20-13.

Hawks drop close game to Vipers
Human Health and Insect Surveys

Human Health and Insect Surveys

Some people might wonder why the Monarch butterfly is currently proposed for Federal Endangered Species status. Monarch numbers have declined significantly during this new millennium and there are several contributing factors

Human Health and Insect Surveys
Tips for growing a water-conservative garden

Tips for growing a water-conservative garden

(BPT) – Families can decorate their homes with colorful flowers and bring healthy, home-grown foods to the table with gardens. Gardening, however, can use quite a bit of water, and in states struck by drought it’s important to conserve as much water as possible. If you’re living in an area of the country under drought […]

Tips for growing a water-conservative garden

Hometown Happenings

23 July 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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Woman charged in man’s death

Woman charged in man’s death

16 July 2015

A woman has been charged in the death of a man who was killed when she rolled her car last month in Algoma Township.

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Boneless chicken recalled

Boneless chicken recalled

16 July 2015

Two types of Meijer brand frozen stuffed chicken—Chicken Kiev and Cordon Bleu—are included in a class 1 recall by Barber Foods. Barber Foods, a Portland, Maine establishment, is recalling approximately 1,707,494 pounds of frozen, raw stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service […]

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Pastor Tom Holloway to say goodbye to Cedar Springs

Pastor Tom Holloway to say goodbye to Cedar Springs

16 July 2015

  The congregation of the Solon Center Wesleyan Church will bid their pastor, Rev. Tom Holloway, farewell at the end of the month. He and his family will be moving to South Carolina to take charge of another Wesleyan church in the North Myrtle Beach area. Pastor Tom, with his wife Kim, daughter Taylor and […]

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Fugitive arrested in Cedar Springs

Fugitive arrested in Cedar Springs

16 July 2015

  By Judy Reed A man sought by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force was arrested Wednesday, July 15, at the corner of 18 Mile and N. Main Street in Cedar Springs. According to Sgt. Jason Kelley, of the Kent County Sheriff Department, Cedar Springs Unit, the U. S. Marshals contacted them and told them […]

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Men identified in breaking and entering

Men identified in breaking and entering

16 July 2015

The two Cedar Springs men who were arrested Tuesday, July 7, after breaking into a home in Reynolds Township and stealing plumbing for scrap metal, have been identified. Robert Allen Andrews, 22, of Cedar Springs was arraigned in Montcalm County’s 64-B District Court and charged with breaking and entering, and possession of burglary tools. Bond […]

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True Freedom

16 July 2015

Pastor Darryl Miller   Sand Lake UMC,  65 W. Maple, Sand Lake South Ensley UMC,  13600 Cypress, Ensley Township     We have just celebrated the independence of our country and the freedom that it has afforded us as a result. But what is freedom? What is true freedom? Paul wrote four letters from a […]

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The Illusion of Control

16 July 2015

  “Control is an illusion, you infantile egomaniac.” So said Nicole Kidman to Tom Cruise. It was a fictional movie scene, of course, but I’m sure it’s a mantra she repeated often over the course of their decade-long marriage. Digression aside, the quote itself is absolutely the truth. Control—over others’ behavior, personal circumstances, world events, […]

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DELLA MAY MICHAELS

DELLA MAY MICHAELS

16 July 2015

Della May Michaels, 95, of Cedar Springs, died Monday, July 13, 2015 at Arbor Rose Senior Center, Mesa, Arizona. Della was born October 12, 1919 in Grant, Michigan, the daughter of John and Cora (Kennedy) Lamb. Following graduation from high school she attended Western Michigan Teacher’s College and began teaching in one room schools in […]

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LEONA J. SHEPPARD

16 July 2015

  Leona J. Sheppard, 67, of Sand Lake, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015 at Spectrum Health United Memorial Hospital, Greenville. Leona was born August 29, 1947 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the daughter of Eddie and Orvena (Woolston) Johnson. She loved her family and grandchildren and enjoyed knitting, needlepoint, reading and camping. Surviving are her […]

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