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Spring takes area by storm Easter bunny visits the library Post goes to Montreal Cedar Creek cleanup next weekend Seasonal home maintenance tips that save time and money Winning treats to please kids and adults this Easter Are you prepared for severe weather?
 
Spring takes area by storm

Spring takes area by storm

The Cedar Springs Post took a direct hit when winds blown in by a fierce spring-turned-winter storm ripped through our area last Saturday.

Spring takes area by storm
Easter bunny visits the library

Easter bunny visits the library

Kids in Cedar Springs are excited about Easter. It was easy to tell that last Friday, April 11, when ninety-five kids and adults visited the Easter Bunny at the Cedar Springs Public Library.

Easter bunny visits the library
Post goes to Montreal

Post goes to Montreal

Ken and Tammy Norris, of Oakfield Township, spent mid-March in Montreal for their 20th anniversary, where they were also married. And they took the Post along to celebrate with them!

Post goes to Montreal
Cedar Creek cleanup next weekend

Cedar Creek cleanup next weekend

It’s time again for the annual Cedar Creek Cleanup/Earth Day Celebration in Cedar Springs.

Cedar Creek cleanup next weekend
Seasonal home maintenance tips that save time and money

Seasonal home maintenance tips that save time and money

If you’re not careful, basic and seasonal home maintenance can cost you a pretty penny and a lot of time. Take steps to simplify these tasks.

Seasonal home maintenance tips that save time and money
Winning treats to please kids and adults this Easter

Winning treats to please kids and adults this Easter

When you think of Easter goodies there’s a good chance the flavorful jelly bean comes to mind – a big hit with kids young and old.

Winning treats to please kids and adults this Easter
Are you prepared for severe weather?

Are you prepared for severe weather?

We don’t see a lot of tornadoes in our area, but they do happen in Michigan. It was on Palm Sunday, 49 years ago, April 11, 1965, that 47 tornadoes broke out in several Midwest states—including here in Kent County—killing and injuring hundreds of people.

Are you prepared for severe weather?

Hometown Happenings

10 April 2014

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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JOHN E. FORTUNA

09 April 2014

John E. Fortuna, II age 73 of Belmont, died Friday, April 4, 2014 at Spectrum Health – Butterworth Campus. John was born January 20, 1941 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the son of John and Nina (Griffin) Fortuna

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ARLENE RIECKMAN

ARLENE RIECKMAN

09 April 2014

Arlene Rieckman (nee Wilson), age 82, of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was preceded in death by her children Patricia Rieckman and James M. Rieckman and a sister Patricia Petersen

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Carroll Shelby Graves

Carroll Shelby Graves

04 April 2014

Carroll Shelby Graves passed away at his home in Cedar Springs, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Carroll was born on December 12, 1935, in Rockford, MI the son of Shelby Leigh and Floy Althea (Hammer) Graves.

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Police Chief to retire

Police Chief to retire

04 April 2014

Cedar Springs Police Chief Roger Parent announced last month that he would retire August 29, after almost 40 years in law enforcement.

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More buildings vandalized; arrests made

More buildings vandalized; arrests made

04 April 2014

For the third time in six weeks, business and homeowners woke up Tuesday, April 1, to find out their buildings and/or homes had been vandalized with spray paint

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What’s for dinner?

What’s for dinner?

04 April 2014

Have you ever seen a bald eagle up close in the wild? Allison White did. Allison is a 7th grade student at Cedar Springs Middle School

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Greenville native serves as Navy seabee

Greenville native serves as Navy seabee

04 April 2014

with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Electa G. Berassa A 2012 Greenville High School graduate and Greenville, Mich., native boasts a unique distinction: that of serving in the Navy as part of a premier Navy engineer unit in the world today. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob Wisinski, a construction [...]

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April Fools contest winner

04 April 2014

We have a winner! Audrey Debri, of Cedar Springs, correctly identified all four fake stories and the two fake ads in last week’s paper, and was chosen at random out of all the correct entries. She earned a fast $20 in cash!

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En Gedi auction a big success

En Gedi auction a big success

04 April 2014

Cedar Springs High School hosted the one and only fundraiser of the year for En Gedi youth center Friday, March 21, and people in the community responded both with their presence and with their pocketbooks.

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