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Library groundbreaking next Saturday, July 9 Green team upgrades rain gardens Christmas in July brings family fun, savings The Post travels to Tucson Residents run and walk for life Fatal motorcycle crash due to medical condition Creative ways to use fresh, summer ingredients West Michigan Hawks win big again  Birds and bridges: Falcons banded at two Upper Peninsula sites Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration
 
Library groundbreaking next Saturday, July 9

Library groundbreaking next Saturday, July 9

Years of plans and dreams are finally coming true—Cedar Springs is really going to have a new, much needed library building! The Library Board chose the contractor at their June 27 meeting, and a groundbreaking is scheduled for Saturday, July 9

Library groundbreaking next Saturday, July 9
Green team upgrades rain gardens

Green team upgrades rain gardens

A Green team of high school students working with Trout Unlimited did some work upgrading the rain gardens at CS Manufacturing last week

Green team upgrades rain gardens
Christmas in July brings family fun, savings

Christmas in July brings family fun, savings

The Cedar Springs Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with the Community Building Development Team to bring some exciting family events to this year’s Christmas in July sidewalk sales event

Christmas in July brings family fun, savings
The Post travels to Tucson

The Post travels to Tucson

The Post recently traveled to Tucson, Arizona with Darlene (Towns) Wirtz, of Ionia, to visit her sister Jean (Towns) Peterson. Jean and Darlene are graduates of Cedar Springs High School, and both were Red Flannel Queens.

The Post travels to Tucson
Residents run and walk for life

Residents run and walk for life

Walkers and runners hit the pavement on Saturday, June 18, to help support Alpha Family Center, in their annual LifeWalk event.

Residents run and walk for life
Fatal motorcycle crash due to medical condition

Fatal motorcycle crash due to medical condition

A Solon Township man died Tuesday evening, June 28, after suffering a medical condition and crashing his motorcycle.

Fatal motorcycle crash due to medical condition
Creative ways to use fresh, summer ingredients

Creative ways to use fresh, summer ingredients

In summer, the abundance of fresh ingredients can be overwhelming, especially if you stick to the same old recipes. Make more of the fresh produce available to you at the grocer, farmers market and even your own garden, by thinking creatively.

Creative ways to use fresh, summer ingredients
West Michigan Hawks win big again 

West Michigan Hawks win big again 

Improve to 4-0 By Shae Brophy Saturday evening, the Hawks paid a visit to Vicksburg High School to square off with the Kalamazoo Grizzlies. After a 50-8 Hawks victory in the first matchup of the season, the Hawks took the field with plenty of confidence. Considering that the Grizzlies also guaranteed a victory this time […]

West Michigan Hawks win big again 
Birds and bridges: Falcons banded at two Upper Peninsula sites

Birds and bridges: Falcons banded at two Upper Peninsula sites

It’s been a good season for Upper Peninsula bridges and their resident raptors, with peregrine falcons at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge successfully hatching three chicks...

Birds and bridges: Falcons banded at two Upper Peninsula sites
Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration

Independence Day is a time to celebrate our freedom and Sand Lake has all the activities and events for a fun filled family weekend.

Sand Lake 4th of July Celebration
LARRIE V. ROBINSON

LARRIE V. ROBINSON

16 June 2016

  Larrie V. Robinson, 79, of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Mercy Health St. Mary’s. Larrie was born September 15, 1936 in Solon Township, Michigan, the son of Volyn and Jessie (Coan) Robinson. He graduated from Cedar Springs High School in 1955 and was quarterback his senior year as Cedar Springs went […]

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JEAN ELLEN ENGSTROM

16 June 2016

  Jean Ellen Engstrom, age 88, of Cedar Springs, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Jean was born in Harvard, Michigan, on June 4, 1928. She was one of thirteen children born to Eli and Dorothy (Butts) McNees. She worked for Keeler Brass and was a member of the American […]

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Hometown Happenings

16 June 2016

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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Songs, jokes, sad stories

16 June 2016

  Three men worked in the Empire State Building on the 102nd floor. One day the elevator was out of service, so they had to walk up to their office. To pass the time, they decided that one would sing a song, one would tell a joke, and the third would tell a sad story—each taking […]

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Host parents needed for exchange students

16 June 2016

International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) is looking for host parents for exchange students from different countries the 2016-2017 school year.

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Host a student through historic exchange

16 June 2016

  World Heritage International is now looking for American families to host high school students from Eurasia. All these students have received scholarships through the U.S. State Department sponsored Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) and will spend an academic year in the U.S. World Heritage International is currently seeking host families for well-qualified, bright, motivated […]

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Dealing with unexpected grief and loss

16 June 2016

  By Bob Cahill, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hospice of Michigan The evening news has recently been dominated by stories of unexpected loss and these tragedies continue to make headlines every day. The tragedy in Orlando is the most recent national event that has thrust our communities into grieving. For those of us who work […]

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Seven secrets to longer life for exterior paint

Seven secrets to longer life for exterior paint

16 June 2016

Spring House, PA—When it comes to exterior paint, there’s no fountain of youth, but there are ways to add years of life to a new paint job, says Debbie Zimmer, paint and color expert at the Paint Quality Institute. Here are the secrets: 1. Carefully prepare the surface. Before starting to paint, it’s important to […]

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Meet the Hawks: Jeremy Schreiber

Meet the Hawks: Jeremy Schreiber

16 June 2016

Meet . A 2008 graduate from Cedar Springs High School, Schreiber has played football since he was eight years old. He also threw shot put and discus on the track and field team from seventh grade until graduation, and coached rocket football all throughout high school. Jeremy’s biggest role models are his mother Wendy Schreiber, […]

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Rockford senior heading to National High School Rodeo finals

Rockford senior heading to National High School Rodeo finals

16 June 2016

Riann Graff, a 17-year-old senior year at Rockford High School, has qualified for the second year in a row to represent Michigan at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette, Wyoming July 17–23. The NHSFR is the “World’s Largest Rodeo,” featuring approximately 1,500 contestants from across the United States, Canada and Australia. The national […]

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