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Flu illness on rise in Kent County  Tour of lights Youth wrestling off to a good start Tree lighting brings holiday spirit downtown Ten-foot wooden horse spotted downtown The Post travels to Austria Sheriff Department introduces new K9 Pop Up Wintertime Fun
 
Flu illness on rise in Kent County 

Flu illness on rise in Kent County 

The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is seeing more cases of suspected flu reported from area emergency departments and health care providers, in comparison to what is typical this time of year. More than 10 percent of people visiting emergency departments in Kent County last week were suffering from flu-like illness, and 6 out of […]

Flu illness on rise in Kent County 
Tour of lights

Tour of lights

There’s nothing like the warm glow of Christmas lights this time of year to give you a good dose of Christmas cheer! Pack up the kids, go for a ride, and enjoy the decorations your friends and neighbors have put up this year. We’re sure you’ll find a few other treasures along the way!

Tour of lights
Youth wrestling off to a good start

Youth wrestling off to a good start

The youth wrestling season has officially begun! And your Cedar Springs Youth Red Hawks continue with a tradition in youth wrestling that has spanned well over twenty years in the Cedar Springs area.

Youth wrestling off to a good start
Tree lighting brings holiday spirit downtown

Tree lighting brings holiday spirit downtown

The annual “Mingle with Kris Kringle” in downtown Cedar Springs gets a little bigger every year, and is starting to become a tradition for families in the community.

Tree lighting brings holiday spirit downtown
Ten-foot wooden horse spotted downtown

Ten-foot wooden horse spotted downtown

If you drove by the corner of Main and Elm Street last Friday, December 5, and thought you saw a 10-foot tall wooden horse, it wasn’t your imagination. The carved wooden horse is a mascot of the “Citizen Cavalry,” rallying against any attempt by state legislators to alter the term limits voters enacted in 1992. […]

Ten-foot wooden horse spotted downtown
The Post travels to Austria

The Post travels to Austria

Dave and Kelley Ringler, who plan to open the Cedar Springs Brewing Company next spring, recently visited Austria and Bavaria and took along a Post. Here Dave is shown in Salzburg, Austria at Kapitelplatz. Note the statue of a man standing on a large golden sphere behind Dave, and a larger than life real chessboard […]

The Post travels to Austria
Sheriff Department introduces new K9

Sheriff Department introduces new K9

There is a new member of the Kent County Sheriff Department—one with four legs instead of two. K9 Sabre, a new patrol dog, was introduced to the community Wednesday.

Sheriff Department introduces new K9
Pop Up Wintertime Fun

Pop Up Wintertime Fun

Often defined as a time of quiet hibernation, winter is, in fact, one of the busiest times of the year. Consider the numerous celebratory occasions that begin with the harvest and continue on through the holidays and beyond...

Pop Up Wintertime Fun
Woman killed in Howard City crash

Woman killed in Howard City crash

05 December 2014

A Jenison woman was killed last Wednesday, November 26, in a crash at N. Federal Road and West Almy Road in Reynolds Township.

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It’s time for the tour of lights

It’s time for the tour of lights

05 December 2014

Some people go crazy at Christmas decorating their home. But you don’t have to go all out (like the photo above) to get listed on the Cedar Springs Post Annual Tour of Lights! If you’ve decorated your home or yard with beautiful lights or know someone that did, please send us the address and we’ll […]

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Post to collect toys for needy

05 December 2014

Would you like to do something special for families in need this Christmas? You can partner with us to provide toys for needy children in Kent County. The Post is participating in the Toys for Tots program again this holiday season, as a drop off site for toys. Toys for Tots is a volunteer organization […]

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Non-profit seeks committee volunteers

05 December 2014

  North Kent Community Services is seeking individuals who live or work in the Cedar Springs and Sparta communities to serve on its committees for the next year. “I am looking for people who have a passion for our ministry,” said Executive Director Claire Guisfredi. “We have launched our new Thrive Empowerment Program and would […]

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Winter parking in effect

05 December 2014

The Kent County Sheriff Department Cedar Springs Unit would like to remind the residents of the City of Cedar Springs that winter parking is now in effect. Under Ordinance No. 180 Section 36-86, no parking is allowed from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. from November 1 to April 1 on streets and areas that have […]

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Fire departments to look at cooperative services

05 December 2014

  By Judy Reed    Both Solon Township and the City of Cedar Springs will vote next week on whether to commit to funding a feasibility study on ways to improve services of both fire departments, including a possible consolidation of services. Solon Fire Chief Jeff Drake applied for and received a partial grant to […]

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Holiday Treats to Impress

Holiday Treats to Impress

05 December 2014

When planning a holiday menu, two of the most important elements to consider are cocktails and dessert, of course. Consider a twist on two seasonal staples: eggnog and pie. With a little extra effort, and a pinch of pizzazz, these holiday treats go from mainstream to memorable.

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Fine Arts Holiday Concerts

05 December 2014

12/4 Middle School Band Concert  - High School Auditorium 7:30pm 12/9 6-8th Grade Choir Concert  - High School Auditorium 7:00pm 12/11 High School Band & Choir Concert – High School Auditorium 7:30pm 12/13 Cedar View Chorus – Kent Theatre Community Holiday Concert  3:00pm    

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Athletic College Letters of Intent

Athletic College Letters of Intent

05 December 2014

Mackenzie Weiler – Michigan State University Brad Brechting – Oakland University Austin Sargent – Eastern Michigan University

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All Conference Athletes Fall 2014

05 December 2014

  Girls Cross Country Mackenzie Weiler All Conference Shanyne Mann All Conference Ellie Ovokaitys All Conference Hannah Heintzelman All Conference Tara Tepin Honorable Mention Myla Umphrey Honorable Mention Boys Cross Country Austin Sargent All Conference Justin Jones All Conference Brandon Harthorn Honorable Mention Girls Golf Breanna White All Conference Conner White Honorable Mention Boys Tennis […]

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