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One injured in five-car crash Community raises funds for Ricker family The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Gas prices fell in GR area Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season Five tips for financial fitness in 2017 Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs Chasing Birds
 
One injured in five-car crash

One injured in five-car crash

A five-car crash in Oakfield Township Sunday evening reportedly sent one person to the hospital.

One injured in five-car crash
Community raises funds for Ricker family

Community raises funds for Ricker family

Cedar Springs Brewing Company was the place to be Monday evening, as the community came out to show its support for brothers Brison and Preston Ricker, who are both battling cancer, and their parents, Brian and Kim.

Community raises funds for Ricker family
The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The Post recently traveled with Jim, Kelsey, Tyler, Chris and Trevor Ruark to St. Jude Children’s research hospital, in Memphis Tennessee. Kelsey (who is holding the Post newspaper in the photo) is a patient there.

The Post travels to St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Gas prices fell in GR area

Gas prices fell in GR area

It might be hard to believe, but at this time last year, gas stations in Houghton Lake waged a price war that had gas prices fall well below $1 a gallon. Gas in Cedar Springs was $1.67 at that time. We are seeing higher prices than that this year. Over the past week, average retail […]

Gas prices fell in GR area
Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season

Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season

(BPT) – With the tax season approaching, now is the time to start thinking about creating a strategy to help maximize tax refunds in the year ahead. From the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act to the increase in health insurance penalties, here are a few items to keep in mind […]

Three ways to plan ahead for the 2017 tax season
Five tips for financial fitness in 2017

Five tips for financial fitness in 2017

(Family Features) If a commitment to improving finances is among your resolutions for 2017, you’re not alone. A survey from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) shows that more than two-thirds of U.S. adults will make a financial resolution this year. However, one out of three Americans said their financial quality of life is […]

Five tips for financial fitness in 2017
Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor

Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor

Congratulations to Cedar Springs senior Jameson Pavelka on signing his national letter of intent to play basketball next year at NAIA member school Spring Arbor University.

Pavelka signs with Spring Arbor
Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN

Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN

  Take fourth at Warren Woods invite By Barbra Chong On Wednesday, January 12, Cedar Springs High School hosted an OK White Conference Dual against the Forest Hills Northern Huskies. The Red Hawks claimed another victory against the Huskies with a final score 51-26. Our current team OK White record is 2-2. 119 lb Kaedrian […]

Red Hawk wrestlers win against FHN
New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs

New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs

Monday, Dec. 12, the middle and high school choirs at CTA put on a holiday concert. This was a year of many firsts for the choirs. This was the first time that the choirs performed a holiday concert.

New Venue Enhances Experience for CTA Choirs
Chasing Birds

Chasing Birds

Grand Rapids Audubon Club 2016 Christmas Bird Count, Kent County Center at 2 Mile & Honey Creek Roads… Fifty-nine species of birds were seen (Table 1) by forty-three traveling observers and 1 bird feeder watcher on 31 Dec 2016.

Chasing Birds
American Legion welcomes state commanders and presidents

American Legion welcomes state commanders and presidents

05 January 2017

The American Legion Post #287 in Cedar Springs is proud to welcome the State Commanders and Presidents to our home for the annual Early Bird Dinner. The dinner is held the first week in January to show our appreciation to the members of our Post, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion who have paid […]

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Former Survivor contestant sentenced 

Former Survivor contestant sentenced 

05 January 2017

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced that Michael Skupin, 54, of Farmington Hills, was sentenced to one to four years in prison by Oakland County 6th Circuit Court Judge Wendy Potts following his conviction of four counts of possession of child sexually abusive materials in November. Once out of prison, he will have to register as a sex offender on […]

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Phone scam hits area again

05 January 2017

  Have you gotten a telephone call saying that you have failed to report for jury duty and need to pay a fine or be arrested? It’s a scam. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, Kent County area residents are being contacted by phone by individuals claiming to be a representative of the Sheriff […]

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All things new 

05 January 2017

Pastor Robert P. Smith First Baptist Church 233 Main St, Cedar Springs, MI    New. This is a familiar word. I am the new pastor at First Baptist Church of Cedar Springs. My wife and I moved into a new home five months ago. We are new to western Michigan. We have a new mailing […]

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50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

05 January 2017

PAT & TONI BUSH “May the next 50 years be as good as your first 50 years bringing you health, happiness, and your continuing love.” Celebrate with Pat and Toni Bush on Sunday, January 15th at the Village Inn Bar/Restaurant in Pierson from 2 to 6 pm. Cash bar.   “Yes Dear.” is the secret […]

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In loving memory

05 January 2017

Richard M. Reed Sr. October 9, 1933-January 4, 2004 Not how did he die, but how did he live? Not what did he gain, but what did he give? These are the units to measure the worth Of a man as a man, regardless of birth. Not, what was his church, nor what was his […]

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Our system comes with no guarantees

05 January 2017

By Lee H. Hamilton There are a lot of dire predictions about our representative democracy out there. We’re just past a presidential election campaign in which candidates complained about a rigged political system. Now, commentators worry about the imminent failure of the American experiment. I don’t agree with these predictions of calamity. Our representative democracy […]

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Buying your first home? Follow this New Year’s plan to get fiscally fit

Buying your first home? Follow this New Year’s plan to get fiscally fit

05 January 2017

(BPT) – So buying a new home tops your list of New Year’s resolutions. As you picture the big moment—the one where you pull up to your dream home in your moving truck, sprint up and unlock your front door—you probably understand there’s something you need to do first. You need to get your finances […]

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Breathing Skies

05 January 2017

By Ranger Steve Mueller   Warm south winds brought a record high temperature to the region in late December followed by cold air being sucked in from the northwest. By early in the new year warm air was again sweeping the area. The landscape breathes in and out creating varied weather daily. Each breath is […]

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LEAP Conference

LEAP Conference

05 January 2017

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