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Pierson Trading Post robbed Fire destroys Nelson Township home Storm topples trees, cancels schools Post travels to Arizona Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital How the Au Sable River changed the world Offering a helping hand across the bridge Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival
 
Pierson Trading Post robbed

Pierson Trading Post robbed

The Michigan State Police are looking for the man who robbed the Pierson Trading Post gas station at gunpoint last Thursday morning, April 12.

Pierson Trading Post robbed
Fire destroys Nelson Township home

Fire destroys Nelson Township home

An old home at 8147 19 Mile Rd, about ¼ mile east of  Pine Lake Rd, was destroyed in a fire Friday evening, April 13. 

Fire destroys Nelson Township home
Storm topples trees, cancels schools

Storm topples trees, cancels schools

A rare April ice storm that began Friday evening, April 13, and continued through the day Sunday, April 15, covered roads with chunks of ice, sleet, and snow, and high winds brought down trees in some areas.

Storm topples trees, cancels schools
Post travels to Arizona

Post travels to Arizona

Charlie and Kathy Prahl took daughter Katia and friend Maddi to visit Aunt Karen Shafer in Sun Lakes, Arizona over Spring Break. Kathy’s parents, Dave and Diane Taghon, joined them there and a great time was had by all.

Post travels to Arizona
Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital

Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital

Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a pickup truck and SUV collided on M-57 in front of Courtland Township Hall shortly before noon.

Truck crosses centerline; sends 2 to hospital
How the Au Sable River changed the world

How the Au Sable River changed the world

With the opener of Michigan’s trout season right around the corner, anglers soon will be donning their waders and heading out to one of the thousands of cold, quality streams that make the state a nationally known trout-fishing destination.

How the Au Sable River changed the world
Offering a helping hand across the bridge

Offering a helping hand across the bridge

Members of C E Schumacher Rockford Memorial VFW Post 3946 recently joined hands with Feeding America West Michigan (FAWM) to help provide food for food insecure residents of Marquette County in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.   Post 3946 donated $1,800 to FAWM which will use the funds to stock and deliver a mobile food pantry loaded […]

Offering a helping hand across the bridge
Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival

Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival

On Friday, March 16, CTA choir students attended the District 7 Choral festival at Greenville High School. This year, both our middle school choir, Harmonic Chargers, and our high school choir, Charger Voices, attended.

Choirs Performed at District Choral Festival
Fishing Tip: New fishing regulations began April 1

Fishing Tip: New fishing regulations began April 1

05 April 2018

There are several regulation changes this year creating many new fishing opportunities for anglers. The new regulations went into effect April 1, including the following:  Muskellunge harvest season has changed statewide to the first Saturday in June and includes a new catch-and-immediate release season open all year. A new suite of waters has been added […]

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In Loving Memory of Dean Richard Chapman

In Loving Memory of Dean Richard Chapman

05 April 2018

In Loving Memory of  Dean Richard Chapman October 24, 1966 to April 10, 1986 The moment that you were killed in the accident, my heart was torn in two. One side bled with heartache, the other died with you. I often lie awake at night when the world is fast asleep and take a walk down […]

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MARK A. RITTER

MARK A. RITTER

05 April 2018

Mark A. Ritter, 63 of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Spectrum Health – Butterworth Campus. Mark was born January 22, 1955 in Big Rapids, Michigan the son of Alan and Clara (TenEyck) Ritter. He was a graduate of Cedar Springs High School and served in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. […]

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GERALDINE SCHRIEVER

GERALDINE SCHRIEVER

05 April 2018

Geraldine A. Schriever age 79 of Cedar Springs, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 and is now resting in the arms of Jesus. She was born October 26, 1938 in Ellsworth, Michigan the daughter of Gerrit and Henrietta (Potter) Hoeksema. She was a member of Rockford Springs Community Church for many years. Surviving are […]

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After Easter

05 April 2018

Pastor Rev. Mike Shiery Pilgrim Bible Church West Pine street, Cedar Springs   In Luke 24: 13-35 we find an interesting story. The Crucifixion of Jesus is finally over. The pain and suffering of the Savior have ended. His disciples and friends are reeling over this turn of events, still trying to wrap their mind […]

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Genealogy

05 April 2018

  A little girl asked her mother, “How did the human race appear?”  The mother answered, “God made Adam and Eve and they had children, and from them came the whole human race.” Two days later the girl asked her father the same question. The father answered,  “Many years ago there were monkeys, from which […]

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Hometown Happenings

05 April 2018

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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City to go to 2-day work week

City to go to 2-day work week

29 March 2018

The City of Cedar Springs has been experimenting with a four day work week with extended hours for awhile now, and City Manager Mike Womack said it’s been working really well. So well, in fact, that he has challenged the rest of the employees to step up their game.

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Want to earn some fast cash?

Want to earn some fast cash?

29 March 2018

It’s quick. It’s easy. All you have to do is read the newspaper. That’s right! Read the stories and read the ads. Identify the fake ad, AND the fake stories and you could win a fast $20! Email us at news@cedarspringspost.com with your guesses by Tuesday, April 6, at 5 p.m. Include your name, address […]

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The Easter Bunny visits the library

The Easter Bunny visits the library

29 March 2018

Visitors to the Cedar Springs Community Library received a special treat on Saturday, March 24, when the Easter Bunny dropped in for a visit!

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