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Winter Fun  The Post travels to Fellsmere, Florida Velzy Park fundraiser a delicious success FFA teacher receives honorary degree The Third Annual CTA Spelling Bee 2018 Red Hawk wrestlers move on to regionals Red Hawk bowlers looking to win conference Experience free fishing weekend Feb. 17-18  A New Shingle
 
Winter Fun 

Winter Fun 

We’ve been asking for your winter fun photos, and we’ve had many to choose from. Here are a few more of your photos showing how much fun the snow can be! 

Winter Fun 
The Post travels to Fellsmere, Florida

The Post travels to Fellsmere, Florida

The Post recently traveled with Mayor Gerald and Amy Jo Hall to Fellsmere, Florida, where they visited family. The Fellsmere Frog Festival, each January, has been a local favorite for 26 years. Fellsmere is part of the Sebastian-Vero Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Post travels to Fellsmere, Florida
Velzy Park fundraiser a delicious success

Velzy Park fundraiser a delicious success

Winters’s stormy weather didn’t keep the community from coming together for Velzy Park’s third annual Spaghetti Dinner and Dessert Auction last Friday, February 9.  

Velzy Park fundraiser a delicious success
FFA teacher receives honorary degree

FFA teacher receives honorary degree

Cedar Springs High School teacher Mr. Larry Reyburn, advisor for the Cedar Springs FFA, received his Honorary American FFA degree on Wednesday, February 7. He was one of 59 recipients chosen in 2017 to receive the degree from the National FFA Organization, and the only person in Michigan. Usually this award is received at national […]

FFA teacher receives honorary degree
The Third Annual CTA Spelling Bee 2018

The Third Annual CTA Spelling Bee 2018

In January, 28 students in grades third through eighth competed in the third annual CTA School Spelling Bee! For several weeks prior to the Bee, participants practiced, practiced, and practiced lists of spelling words in preparation for the School Bee.

The Third Annual CTA Spelling Bee 2018
Red Hawk wrestlers move on to regionals

Red Hawk wrestlers move on to regionals

Wrestling is often coined as the “toughest six minutes in sports.” Six Red Hawk wrestlers proved their toughness this weekend as they advanced to the Division 2 Regional Finals

Red Hawk wrestlers move on to regionals
Red Hawk bowlers looking to win conference

Red Hawk bowlers looking to win conference

The Red Hawk boys and girls bowling teams have been busy trying to roll their way towards a conference championship.

Red Hawk bowlers looking to win conference
Experience free fishing weekend Feb. 17-18 

Experience free fishing weekend Feb. 17-18 

Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2018 Winter Free Fishing Weekend Saturday, Feb. 17, and Sunday, Feb. 18.

Experience free fishing weekend Feb. 17-18 
A New Shingle

A New Shingle

Cedar Springs Dental welcomes new dentist... After 23 years of service to the Cedar Springs area, Dr. Danette Martin decided it was time to retire.

A New Shingle
CTA closes due to illness

CTA closes due to illness

01 February 2018

  Creative Technologies Academy, on Pine Street, closed last Friday, January 26, due to illness, but it wasn’t specifically for influenza or a stomach bug. “It was largely a precautionary measure to close school on Friday because we had seen a sharp increase in illness among staff and students last week,” said Sara Middlebrook, Student […]

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School board gets a glimpse at citizen survey data

01 February 2018

  By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Board of Education got its first look at the results of the citizen survey it distributed to parents, students, and staff last fall. A snapshot of the results were shown in a power point presentation at a special board meeting Monday evening, by Jeff Gartner, a marketing researcher […]

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Rehab doctor charged with criminal sexual conduct

Rehab doctor charged with criminal sexual conduct

01 February 2018

A doctor at Westbrook Recovery Center, in Grand Rapids Township, was arraigned on January 31 on three charges of criminal sexual conduct.

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PAULETTE L. FITZPATRICK

PAULETTE L. FITZPATRICK

01 February 2018

Paulette L. Fitzpatrick age 69 of Cedar Springs, passed away unexpectedly and went to be with her Lord on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Spectrum Health – Butterworth Campus.

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LOU D. GRAYVOLD

LOU D. GRAYVOLD

01 February 2018

Lou D. “Trooper” Grayvold, age 75 of Sparta died Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Spectrum Health – Butterworth Campus.

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Two words

01 February 2018

Pastor Robert P. Smith First Baptist Church  233 Main St, Cedar Springs   “Thank you.” “I’m sorry.” “I do.” Words seem so ordinary. “Words kill, words give life; they’re either poison or fruit—you choose,” is the paraphrase Dr. Paul Tripp gives to Proverbs 18:21 in his book, War of Words. Paul is a counselor, speaker, […]

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Red Hawk bowling results

01 February 2018

  The Cedar Springs boys and girls bowling teams have turned in some great games the last couple of weeks. They competed in a conference match on January 17 against Forest Hills Northern. The girls won 28-2, and the boys won 27-3. In a conference match on January 22 against Lowell, the girls won 16-14 […]

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West Michigan Pursuit at North Greights/West Ottawa     

West Michigan Pursuit at North Greights/West Ottawa     

01 February 2018

  By Barbra Chong    West Michigan Pursuit entered 18 grapplers to wrestle last weekend and 16 placed in the top four.  Desmond Smith, 58 lbs, 7/8 age group travelled to West Ottawa. Smith went 3-0 for the day taking home the Championship Title. Tatianna Castillo, 52 lbs, entered the All Girls tournament in the 7/8 […]

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Become an official 

01 February 2018

  Stay connected to high school sports By Bob Gardner and Mark Uyl  They don’t make the headlines, their names are not in the box scores and they don’t make the all-star teams. But perhaps the most important individuals in high school sports are the contest officials. These individuals are so important that, in fact, […]

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Hidden mountain lion

01 February 2018

By Ranger Steve Mueller   Warnings signs encourage people not to hike alone in Zion National Park because a mountain lion might kill a lone hiker. I read about the occasional person being killed by a mountain lion. In a mountainous area near Denver, a woman had a home daycare where a cougar tried to […]

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