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Get ready for Santa Green strobe lights mean go slow The Post travels to the Ryder Cup CTA cross country awarded academic all-state French Book Project Porcupine and Cougar
 
Get ready for Santa

Get ready for Santa

Santa parade, tree lighting this Saturday, December 3, and a musical weekend December 10-11… Are you ready to have yourself a merry Christmas Cedar Springs-style? The next two weekends will have some great family fun and entertainment put on by the Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.

Get ready for Santa
Green strobe lights mean go slow

Green strobe lights mean go slow

To promote enhanced safety during storm response and other road maintenance efforts, the Kent County Road Commission (KCRC) joins state, county and municipal transportation agencies throughout the state in installing green strobe lights on road maintenance vehicles.

Green strobe lights mean go slow
The Post travels to the Ryder Cup

The Post travels to the Ryder Cup

Tim Covell and his son, Tyler, from Cedar Springs, recently attended the Ryder Cup in Chaska, Minnesota. Along with the golf tournament, they also went to South Dakota to visit The Badlands National Park, Mt. Rushmore, and the city of Deadwood.

The Post travels to the Ryder Cup
CTA cross country awarded academic all-state

CTA cross country awarded academic all-state

Creative Technologies Academy boys cross country team was awarded the Michigan Class D Cross Country Championship Team Academic All-State Award. Only the top five highest ranking combined GPA team averages are awarded “Team Academic All-State.”

CTA cross country awarded academic all-state
French Book Project

French Book Project

The French II and III students at Cedar Springs High School made Christmas presents in the form of French children’s books for the children living at an orphanage in Cap-Haitien, Haiti.

French Book Project
Porcupine and Cougar

Porcupine and Cougar

When working as a ranger at Bryce Canyon National Parks, I conducted field research on the mountain lions (cougars) in the park. During the summer months, the highest plateaus in North America were home to the lions, porcupines, and me.

Porcupine and Cougar
Gas Prices drop as motorists gear up for Thanksgiving travel 

Gas Prices drop as motorists gear up for Thanksgiving travel 

23 November 2016

  National average gas price on Thanksgiving projected to be third lowest in 11 years  Motorists preparing to travel for Thanksgiving have something to be thankful for: falling gas prices. According to GasBuddy, prices in 44 of the 50 U.S. states are lower than a week ago, coming just in time for when millions of […]

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Sabra Dipping Co. issues recall of  hummus products

23 November 2016

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016 due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility but not in tested finished product. The recall includes products that were distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts and supermarkets, in the U.S. and Canada. […]

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Former Survivor contestant found guilty of child porn charges

Former Survivor contestant found guilty of child porn charges

23 November 2016

  Michael Skupin also pled guilty to a larceny charge An Oakland County jury convicted Michael Skupin, 54, of Farmington Hills, of four counts of possession of child sexually abusive materials in front of Oakland County 6th Circuit Court Judge Wendy Potts last Friday, November 18. “The children in these videos and images were exploited, and each […]

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Deputy’s car hit by impaired driver

23 November 2016

  A Kent County Sheriff Deputy was investigating a hit and run in Oakfield Township when his car was struck by another vehicle on Sunday, November 20. The deputy, who was not named, was investigating a hit and run on Podunk, south of 14 Mile about 3:54 a.m. He was seated in his patrol car, […]

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Man arrested in stabbing

23 November 2016

A Gowen man was arrested Monday, November 21, after he stabbed a male victim several times with a knife. Michigan State Police from the Lakeview Post responded to the call on Colby Road, Evergreen Township, Montcalm County, at approximately 2:20 a.m. They said that a 19-year old male suspect from Gowen confronted an 18-year-old male […]

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Baby’s First Christmas

Baby’s First Christmas

23 November 2016

We want to give you the opportunity to celebrate your baby’s very first Christmas in a special way.

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Tour of lights

23 November 2016

  There’s nothing like the warm glow of Christmas lights this time of year to give you a good dose of Christmas cheer! Every year The Cedar Springs POST hosts a Tour of Lights giving area residents the scoop on where the hot spots for Christmas lights are glowing. In order for us to make […]

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“Thanks for Giving” Campaign Begins

23 November 2016

  One hour, one gift, three lives During a time of year where many give thanks, Michigan Blood is showing its appreciation for blood donors with a gift of gratitude. An hour of one person’s time means not only the gift of life for three Michiganders, but a gift for the donor, as well. Starting […]

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Teen gets buck first time hunting

Teen gets buck first time hunting

23 November 2016

A Courtland Township teen is all smiles after getting a buck the very first time he went hunting. Garrett Floria, 15, the son of Chadd and Wendy Floria, was hunting with his dad on his grandparents’ property near Remus, in Mecosta County, on the first day of rifle season, November 15, when he got this […]

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Smells of Thanksgiving

23 November 2016

  By Ranger Steve Mueller Thanksgiving turkey smells stimulate stomach growls. Smell has a major impact for organism nature niche living and survival. Flowering plants release odors that attract pollinators that ensure plant species survive. An unintended byproduct is survival of people depending on plants. If insects did not smell the plant and pollination did […]

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