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Sparta Town & Country Days Post travels to Mexico Michigan State Police: Looking for a Few Good Women Top three auto repair red flags Rogue River Expedition: A success! Boogie and Ragtime piano sensation at Heritage Festival
 
Sparta Town & Country Days

Sparta Town & Country Days

Fun, friends, and family—what more could ask for in a festival? Sparta Town and Country Days had all of that last week, including some great weather. The fair had a multitude of events scheduled over five days last week, from Wednesday to Sunday. Saturday was the big parade, and we even spotted our own Red […]

Sparta Town & Country Days
Post travels to Mexico

Post travels to Mexico

Adam and Allison Randall were married in Rivira Maya, Mexico, January 31, 2014. They took along a Post and had their picture taken with it as part of the festivities!

Post travels to Mexico
Michigan State Police: Looking for a Few Good Women

Michigan State Police: Looking for a Few Good Women

When it comes to fighting crime and keeping Michigan streets safe, Michigan State Police (MSP) want women to know law enforcement isn’t just a man’s job. Trooper Marjorie Richardson has been with the state police for over 25 years, and while many believe police work is purely physical, she says that’s just one portion of the job.

Michigan State Police: Looking for a Few Good Women
Top three auto repair red flags

Top three auto repair red flags

(NAPS)—Finding an auto re-pair shop you can trust can be a challenge. Here are three warning signs to watch for on your next trip to the mechanic. • While no one likes to be overcharged, beware of estimates that are well under market rate. This can be a sign the mechanic is using low-quality or […]

Top three auto repair red flags
Rogue River Expedition: A success!

Rogue River Expedition: A success!

Over 50 people participated in the Rogue River Expedition, a 3-day public paddling and land tour to discover and experience conditions and opportunities of Michigan’s Rogue River and its watershed, held in June. The Rogue River Expedition grew out of the 2010 Grand River Expedition, an event where hundreds of paddlers explored more than 250 river miles over 12 days.

Rogue River Expedition: A success!
Boogie and Ragtime piano sensation at Heritage Festival

Boogie and Ragtime piano sensation at Heritage Festival

  Friday, August 1, 7 p.m.   Attorney turned Boogie, Blues, & Ragtime musician, Matthew Ball aka The Boogie Woogie Kid, will heat up the piano keys at The Montcalm Community College Barn Theater next Friday, August 1, at 7 p.m., with an all-American program of family piano favorites, from the swing era, for a […]

Boogie and Ragtime piano sensation at Heritage Festival

No Novacaine

17 July 2014

A woman and her husband interrupted their vacation to go to the dentist. “I want a tooth pulled, and I don’t want Novacaine because I’m in a big hurry,” the woman said. “Just extract the tooth as quickly as possible, and we’ll be on our way.” The dentist was quite impressed. “You’re certainly a courageous […]

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Hometown Happenings

17 July 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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Court of appeals affirms teacher’s conviction

Court of appeals affirms teacher’s conviction

10 July 2014

The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of former Cedar Springs High School teacher Jon Eric Jungkind, 46, on a charge of third degree criminal sexual conduct with a 17-year-old student.

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Time to apply to Thrive

10 July 2014

North Kent Community Services is seeking individuals to participate in Thrive, its new program to help people become self-sufficient. Thrive is designed to give those who are struggling in northern Kent County the support they need to achieve their life goals

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Motorcyclist killed in crash

10 July 2014

A Sparta man lost his life last weekend, when he hit a car in Sparta Township with his motorcycle.

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Fight like a Butterfly

10 July 2014

Muhammad Ali once claimed he would “Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.” Well, “The Greatest” did exactly that. And while I’m not one to tug on Superman’s cape, I’d like to slightly amend his most famous of phrases.

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Happy 60th Anniversary

Happy 60th Anniversary

10 July 2014

Tom and Shirley (Porter) Sharpe of Cedar Springs will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on July 10, 2014.

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HAPPY 27TH BIRTHDAY

10 July 2014

  JOE (JO JO) CASTINE July 14, 2014  

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MARK GRAVES

10 July 2014

  In memory of Mark Graves Who passed away 8 years ago on July 9. He is gone, but never forgotten.   Sadly missed by wife Denise and his family

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Charles W. Mc Mullen

10 July 2014

Charles W. Mc Mullen 84 of Cedar Springs, died Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Metron of Belding. Mr. Mc Mullen was born March 5, 1930 in Marne, Michigan.

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