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Pierson Trading Post robbed Fire destroys Nelson Township home Storm topples trees, cancels schools Post travels to Arizona Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital How the Au Sable River changed the world Offering a helping hand across the bridge Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival
 
Pierson Trading Post robbed

Pierson Trading Post robbed

The Michigan State Police are looking for the man who robbed the Pierson Trading Post gas station at gunpoint last Thursday morning, April 12.

Pierson Trading Post robbed
Fire destroys Nelson Township home

Fire destroys Nelson Township home

An old home at 8147 19 Mile Rd, about ¼ mile east of  Pine Lake Rd, was destroyed in a fire Friday evening, April 13. 

Fire destroys Nelson Township home
Storm topples trees, cancels schools

Storm topples trees, cancels schools

A rare April ice storm that began Friday evening, April 13, and continued through the day Sunday, April 15, covered roads with chunks of ice, sleet, and snow, and high winds brought down trees in some areas.

Storm topples trees, cancels schools
Post travels to Arizona

Post travels to Arizona

Charlie and Kathy Prahl took daughter Katia and friend Maddi to visit Aunt Karen Shafer in Sun Lakes, Arizona over Spring Break. Kathy’s parents, Dave and Diane Taghon, joined them there and a great time was had by all.

Post travels to Arizona
Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital

Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital

Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a pickup truck and SUV collided on M-57 in front of Courtland Township Hall shortly before noon.

Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital
How the Au Sable River changed the world

How the Au Sable River changed the world

With the opener of Michigan’s trout season right around the corner, anglers soon will be donning their waders and heading out to one of the thousands of cold, quality streams that make the state a nationally known trout-fishing destination.

How the Au Sable River changed the world
Offering a helping hand across the bridge

Offering a helping hand across the bridge

Members of C E Schumacher Rockford Memorial VFW Post 3946 recently joined hands with Feeding America West Michigan (FAWM) to help provide food for food insecure residents of Marquette County in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.   Post 3946 donated $1,800 to FAWM which will use the funds to stock and deliver a mobile food pantry loaded […]

Offering a helping hand across the bridge
Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival

Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival

On Friday, March 16, CTA choir students attended the District 7 Choral festival at Greenville High School. This year, both our middle school choir, Harmonic Chargers, and our high school choir, Charger Voices, attended.

Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival
The Post travels to Peru

The Post travels to Peru

05 April 2018

With the assistance and expertise of travel agent Lori Visser, Ken and TJ Norris traveled to Peru in mid-March and took along the Post.

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We have a winner!

We have a winner!

05 April 2018

Our April Fools edition was last week, and the lucky winner in our fast cash contest was Sara Thornton, of Sand Lake.

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Signs of spring? Not so fast

Signs of spring? Not so fast

05 April 2018

Melissa Kleyn took this photo of a robin and a cardinal in the front yard at the Post, on Tuesday, April 3, just hours before we were hit with an overnight snowstorm. The signs are there that spring is right around the corner. The extended forecast shows temperatures reaching the 50s by the end of […]

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New artwork at Cedar Springs Library

New artwork at Cedar Springs Library

05 April 2018

Artists, Authors & YOU!, a continually changing art exhibit sponsored by the Cedar Springs Public Library, is currently featuring the works of  multi-media artist Hazel Palmer, of Cedar Springs.  On display by Hazel Palmer are two vibrant pieces—All God’s Children and Sansevieria (Plant). These two interesting pieces are both watercolors on paper.  A graduate of […]

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School releases terms of Superintendent’s resignation

05 April 2018

By Judy Reed Cedar Springs Public Schools will continue to pay former Superintendent Dr. Laura VanDuyn her base salary for the next two years, according to the details of her resignation agreement. The resignation occurred March 26 after a series of events in which almost 2,000 people signed an online petition urging her to resign; […]

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Man sentenced following DNR investigation

05 April 2018

  Game ranch owner falsified information related to chronic wasting disease testing  A Mecosta County game ranch owner has been sentenced on charges resulting from an investigation by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division, in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Lester Jay Gemmen, 64, of Morley, was […]

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Military and families get free tax assistance 

05 April 2018

  The IRS offers free tax help to members of the military and their families through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. A VITA site is easy to find on or off base — even overseas. The Armed Forces Tax Council directs the military tax programs worldwide. Military VITA-certified employees receive training on military tax issues, including tax […]

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The Right to Privacy: Taxpayer Bill of Rights #7 

05 April 2018

  IRS Tax Tip 2018-50 The IRS is committed to protecting the privacy rights of America’s taxpayers. In fact, the right to privacy is one of ten rights the Taxpayer Bill of Rights gives all taxpayers. Taxpayers have the right to expect that any IRS inquiry, audit, or enforcement action will comply with the law and be […]

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The truth about sports scholarships  

05 April 2018

  By Bob Gardner, Executive Director, National Federation of State High School Associations   Many parents are trying to live the dream through their sons and daughters—the dream of landing a college athletic scholarship by specializing in a sport year-round. Unfortunately, most of these dreams are never realized.   The odds of a sports scholarship […]

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Get paid to fish

Get paid to fish

05 April 2018

If you catch tagged walleye in Saginaw Bay area, you might win $100 The Department of Natural Resources jaw-tagged 3,000 walleyes in a number of Saginaw Bay tributary rivers recently and is now asking anglers to collect and report information on tagged fish they catch. And you just might win $100 in the process. The […]

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