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Fire sends nine to hospital The Post travels to Bay City Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd Man charged in Montcalm crash Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot That’s for the birds Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden Free cats at Animal Shelter
 
Fire sends nine to hospital

Fire sends nine to hospital

A fire that broke out in an Oakfield Township home Tuesday morning sent nine people to the hospital, including six children.

Fire sends nine to hospital
The Post travels to Bay City

The Post travels to Bay City

The Post recently traveled to Bay City, Michigan, with Steve and Judy Reed, of Cedar Springs, for the Tall Ship Celebration.

The Post travels to Bay City
Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue

Austin Anderson loves his rescue dog. So when it came time to pick out a project to help him earn his Eagle Scout rank—the highest rank in Boy Scouts—he was inspired to give back and do something to help a local dog rescue

Scout project helps Bellowood dog rescue
Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd

Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd

It was a beautiful evening Monday to enjoy the Wolverine Skyhawks remote-controlled airplane show, an annual event with the Cedar Springs Library’s summer reading program.

Wolverine Skyhawks dazzle crowd
Man charged in Montcalm crash

Man charged in Montcalm crash

A Wyoming, Michigan man has been charged in the crash that killed an elderly couple from Grand Rapids on May 1, in Montcalm County.

Man charged in Montcalm crash
Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot

Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot

With the top spot in the MLFA’s Big Eight division on the line, the West Michigan Hawks hosted the Toledo Thunder on Saturday evening at Skinner Field.

Hawks fall on Saturday, still clinch playoff spot
That’s for the birds

That’s for the birds

Mary Lou Fuller, of Solon Township, sent us this cute wildlife photo. She said she put out some leftover popcorn for the birds, and it appears that the rabbit is patiently waiting and wondering if the cardinal is going to give him any!

That’s for the birds
Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden

Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden

Too much or not enough water and never when you need it seems to be a common lament of gardeners. Reduce the impact of these weather challenges while conserving water, saving money on water and sewer bills, and growing beautiful gardens with the help of rain barrels.

Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden
Free cats at Animal Shelter

Free cats at Animal Shelter

Spayed/neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and ready for a new home! Beginning Wednesday July 20, 2016, the Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) is offering free adult cats (over four months old) for adoption.

Free cats at Animal Shelter
MELVIN “JACK” HEISS

MELVIN “JACK” HEISS

08 July 2016

Melvin “Jack” Heiss, 89, of Cedar Springs, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 1, 2016 with his family by his side. Jack was born September 16, 1926 in Solon Township, Michigan, the son of John and Emily (French) Heiss.

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PETER NAFFZIGER

08 July 2016

  In Loving Memory of our Dear Father and Grandfather, Peter Naffziger, who passed away 50 years ago on July 5, 1966. If the world was ours to give we would give it all and more. To hear your footsteps and see you come smiling through the door. We cannot bring the old days back, […]

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ALTON & IRENE WHITE

08 July 2016

  In Loving Memory of our Dear Father, Alton White, who passed away 51 years ago on June 14, 1965 and our Dear Mother, Irene White, who left us 41 years ago July 10, 1975. Your memory to us is a keepsake, With which we will never part. Though God has you in His keeping, […]

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Thank you

08 July 2016

  To the Administration and Staff of Metron of Cedar Springs: Thank you all for the helpful, friendly care given to Gwen Perry. She was a gallant lady and each of you, in your own way, kept Gwen with us until God called her home. We will always remember your competent, loving care for her. […]

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Lost Hours

08 July 2016

Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever. by Thomas Mann

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What they’re fighting over 

08 July 2016

Barring a surprise at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland later this month, the race for the presidency is set. So this seems a good time to step back and consider just what it is that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are fighting about.

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Rogue River Butterfly Count 

Rogue River Butterfly Count 

08 July 2016

By Ranger Steve Mueller The weather was great with sunny skies and little wind. New participants enjoyed butterflies, learned identification and associations with nature niche habitats. We met at the Howard Christensen Nature Center for our 29th year at 9 a.m. The counting began at HCNC’s Welcome Center. The group car-pooled to various areas in […]

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Cherries

Cherries

08 July 2016

  From the Michigan Ag Council They’re red, they’re tasty, and they’re one of Michigan’s most prized specialty crops! Fresh sweet Michigan cherries are in season from late June to August while Montmorency tart cherries are available throughout the year in dried,  frozen, canned, or as juices and concentrates. Michigan cherry facts: Michigan produces both tart (perfect for […]

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Pork Chops with cherry sauce

Pork Chops with cherry sauce

08 July 2016

From The Cherry Marketing Institute, choosecherries.com. Total Time: 15 to 20 minutes Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Yield: 2 servings Ingredients 1/3 to 1/2 cup dried Montmorency tart cherries 2 boneless pork loin chops, about 1-inch thick Salt and black pepper, freshly ground, to taste (used 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper) 2 tablespoons […]

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What do Santa and fire trucks have in common?

What do Santa and fire trucks have in common?

08 July 2016

Solon Market! It’s Christmas in July at Solon Market! Join the fun this Saturday, July 9, at Solon Market, 15185 Algoma Ave. Santa arrives via fire truck at 10:00AM but the fun begins when Market opens at 9:00 a.m.  There will be cookies to decorate, pictures with Santa shared via Facebook, drawings, games and activities. […]

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