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Three Red Hawk grads national champs in cheer Monitor bait to spot juvenile Asian carp  Fight the bite Bug Off Tire Safety Week – May 24th to 30th
 
Three Red Hawk grads national champs in cheer

Three Red Hawk grads national champs in cheer

Three Cedar Springs High School graduates performed a rare feat—they captured two national championships, in different events, in the same season. Brittani Tozer, Heather Howard, and Amber Dunham, accomplished this in Competitive Cheer and Stunt, as part of the Davenport University Cheer team.

Three Red Hawk grads national champs in cheer
Monitor bait to spot juvenile Asian carp 

Monitor bait to spot juvenile Asian carp 

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers to monitor their live bait purchases and look for juvenile Asian carp during the fishing season. The DNR is taking many steps to prevent adult Asian carp (bighead and silver) from entering the Great Lakes, but many people don’t realize that juvenile Asian carp pose a threat […]

Monitor bait to spot juvenile Asian carp 
Fight the bite

Fight the bite

As people spend more time outdoors and the weather continues to warm, it is important to take precautions against mosquito and tick bites. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) would like to urge all residents, especially those recreating outdoors and children at camps, to protect themselves from mosquito and tick-borne diseases. Seasonal activity […]

Fight the bite
Bug Off

Bug Off

A yard that is lush, green and free of weeds shows evidence of healthy lawn maintenance. However, many homeowners overlook an important aspect of lawn care that can affect not only the health of the yard, but also your family. Nuisance pests such as fleas, ticks, ants, spiders and more can transmit diseases and cause allergic reactions for both people and pets.

Bug Off
Tire Safety Week – May 24th to 30th

Tire Safety Week – May 24th to 30th

  It’s National Tire Safety Week.  When you check your tire pressures, don’t forget the spare! Be TireWise, because the only thing between you and the road are your tires.  Yearly estimates back up that statement. On average: • Drivers in the United States put more than 2,969 billion miles on their tires, • There […]

Tire Safety Week – May 24th to 30th
K-5 News

K-5 News

21 May 2015

April and May were very busy months for the students at CTA’s elementary. We had two wonderful events occur during these months: the Daddy Daughter Luau and the Mother Son Game Night. The Daddy Daughter Dance is one of our favorite events at CTA! At the beginning of every year, many, many questions are asked […]

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Summer Reading at KDL Returns to Kent District Library

Summer Reading at KDL Returns to Kent District Library

21 May 2015

  Last year, Kent District Library had the busiest summer reading program of any public library system in Michigan with 29,291 participants. This year’s Summer Reading at KDL program runs from Monday, June 1 to Saturday, August 8. With reading activities and prizes for babies, kids, teens and adults, Summer Reading @ KDL offers something […]

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Hospice of Michigan to Honor Michigan Veterans

21 May 2015

  Metron of Cedar Springs May 27 Hospice of Michigan will honor veterans with two pinning ceremonies in West Michigan in honor of Memorial Day. Veterans representing each of the military branches will be presented a certificate reflecting their branch of military service and an American flag pin honoring and thanking them for their military […]

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Final exams

21 May 2015

  At the end of the semester, there were two Michigan State sophomores who were taking organic chemistry. They had done well on all of the quizzes, midterms, labs, etc. and had solid A’s. These two friends were so confident going into the final that the weekend before finals week, they decided to go to […]

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Hometown Happenings

21 May 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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City and Red Flannel Festival work on agreement

City and Red Flannel Festival work on agreement

14 May 2015

By Judy Reed Will Cedar Springs be known once again as the Red Flannel Town? If an agreement between the City and the Red Flannel Festival is approved, the City could once again use that nickname at no charge. A City committee made up of Mayor Pro Tem Pam Conley, and Councilors Dan Clark and […]

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New health service for students

New health service for students

14 May 2015

  By Judy Reed Parents of middle and high school students at Cedar Springs Public Schools now have a new option to address their kids’ medical needs. Cherry Health received a grant to open a new office at Red Hawk Elementary and now offers services to students ages 10-21 and their siblings. The Cedar Springs […]

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The Post travels to Israel

The Post travels to Israel

14 May 2015

The Post recently took a trip to a 55-acre archaeology site in Israel, known as Biblical Tamar Park, spanning 4,000 years of Israelite occupation, from Abraham to the present.

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Morel mushroom hunters 

Morel mushroom hunters 

14 May 2015

Mike Cook stopped by the Post this week to show us some of the morel mushrooms his dogs recently found. Cook has a blind wiener dog named Toby that hunts and finds the morels. He also has a bloodhound, named Dozer, that he’s training to hunt morels. “He eats more than he finds,” said Cook. […]

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City to approve budget tonight

14 May 2015

The City of Cedar Springs has a lot on their agenda tonight, Thursday, May 14, including approval of the 2015-2016 budget. This year’s proposed budget—$3,928,874—is coming in almost $284,000 less than last year’s budget of $4,212,502.

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