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Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire The Post travels to Disney World MHSAA announces concussion report findings Two new businesses hold grand openings
 
Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire

Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire

The Corner Bar burned for hours Monday… It wouldn’t be the first time all of downtown Rockford went up in flames, but thanks to the persistent efforts of five fire departments, the fire damage was contained to just one building, Rockford’s most iconic structure and business, The Corner Bar.

Iconic Rockford eatery destroyed by gas fire
The Post travels to Disney World

The Post travels to Disney World

The Pellerito family traveled to Disney World, in Orlando, Florida, the first week of August, and had a great time. Dominic, 12, Kate, 10, and Deno, 8, made sure to take the Post with them, and sent us their photo.

The Post travels to Disney World

New sports turf installed at Red Hawk Stadium

Fall sports have kicked off, and one of the new items greeting athletes, the high school marching band, and fans, is the new sports turf at Red Hawk Stadium. “We are excited to kick off the 2017-18 school year with a beautiful new Red Hawk Stadium turf,” said Cedar Springs Superintendent Dr. Laura VanDuyn. “As our Cedar Springs […]

Solar eclipse on August 21

By Judy Reed People across the nation are getting ready to witness a rare total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. According to the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids, this happens when the moon passes between the sun and the earth, and blocks our view of all or part of the sun. This is […]

MHSAA announces concussion report findings

MHSAA announces concussion report findings

 The Michigan High School Athletic Association has completed its second year of collecting head injury reports from member schools and continues to build data that will assist in identifying trends and progress being made to reduce the incidence of head injuries in school sports.

MHSAA announces concussion report findings

Study tips for busy college students

With seemingly endless reading, lengthy term papers and make-or-break exams, the academic life of a college student can be nothing short of demanding.

Knee deep death trap

Enjoying the big waves has always been fun but poses life threatening challenges for many species. If you happen to be a duck you are probably safe.

Two new businesses hold grand openings

Two new businesses hold grand openings

Ryanne Donahue State Farm Agency, located at 60 N. Main Street, held their grand opening and ribbon cutting on July 15. Donahue believes in the “good old days” approach to business

Two new businesses hold grand openings

ZOLA LEE DART

11 August 2017

Chris and Trisha Dart of Cedar Springs would like to announce the birth of their daughter Zola Lee Dart. Zola was born on June 28, 2017 at Butterworth Hospital at 11:37 p.m.

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Catch of the Week

10 August 2017

Four-year-old Lucas Harington is shown here with his big catch! He caught the tiny fish while camping with his grandparents, Lester and Pamela Cooke, at Merrill Lake Campground. “He caught it by himself and was so excited!” said Pamela. “But of course we talked about it and set it free.” Congratulations, Lucas, you made the […]

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Biting flies

10 August 2017

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche By Ranger Steve Mueller   At our annual Lehr family reunion in the 1950’s, we gathered at a city park. It was an event for my dad’s mother’s side of the family. I always looked forward to it. One year, I ventured away from family to the large swing sets. The […]

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Jeffrey L. Shick

10 August 2017

Jeffrey L. Shick 61 of Sand Lake, died Monday, August 7, 2017 at Mercy Health – St. Mary’s, Grand Rapids.

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ROGER G. CAVNER

10 August 2017

  Roger G. Cavner, 80 of Sand Lake, died Sunday, August 6, 2017 at his home. Roger was born May 31, 1937 in Sand Lake, Michigan the son of Emmett and Nina (Tisdel) Cavner. He had worked at Helms Lighted Pictures, Brick & Block Layer, Kelvinator, Cedar Springs Public Schools and was a custodian at […]

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CHRISTINA M. JOHANSEN

10 August 2017

  Christina M. Johansen, 68 of Big Rapids passed and went to be with the Lord on July 31,2017 at Covenant Nursing Home in New Orleans Louisiana. Christina was born in Big Rapids, Michigan on August 2, 1948.The daughter of Roy and Ruth (Lavance) Hanson.She was a hairdresser, loving wife, mother, aunt, great aunt, and […]

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Forum on UFOs in Michigan

Forum on UFOs in Michigan

10 August 2017

  On Thursday, August 17, Dr. Ron Pleune will hold an open forum and information meeting at the Cedar Springs Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and a question and answer period from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., on the topic of UFO’s in Michigan as well as the greater Rockford, Cedar Springs, Sand […]

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Standing up to protect those with lung disease

10 August 2017

  On behalf of the American Lung Association in Michigan, I thank Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters for standing up and protecting healthcare for the Michiganders living with lung disease. The Senate’s healthcare bill would have harmed the millions of Americans who need healthcare as part of their daily battle against lung diseases, including […]

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Man who robbed Cedar Springs Admiral now in custody

Man who robbed Cedar Springs Admiral now in custody

10 August 2017

The man who robbed the Cedar Springs Admiral gas station and a string of other businesses here in Michigan and Ohio (including two banks) is now in custody at the Kent County Correctional Facility.

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Future son-in-law

10 August 2017

  Once there was a millionaire who collected live alligators. He kept them in the pool in back of his mansion. The millionaire also had a beautiful daughter who was single. One day he decided to throw a huge party, and during the party he announced, “My dear guests, I have a proposition to every […]

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