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Four injured in crash Girl Scouts beautify Hilltop grounds The Post travels to Arizona Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign starts next week Test reveals positive case of mumps on Calvin College Campus  Sam Taylor signs to play at Muskegon Community College Feathered visitor nesting in your yard this spring? Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower garden care May Women’s Club Celebrations
 

WM Hawks battle on breast cancer awareness night

By Shae Brophy A beautiful evening at Skinner Field on Saturday led to an incredible football game. The Indiana Wolf Pack made their way to town to take on the West Michigan Hawks, in a game that ended in a 22-22 tie. The Hawks came out swinging to start this one. After forcing a three-and-out […]

Four injured in crash

Four injured in crash

Four people were injured in a crash in Tyrone Township Tuesday morning, with two being sent to the hospital via AeroMed.

Four injured in crash
Girl Scouts beautify Hilltop grounds

Girl Scouts beautify Hilltop grounds

The Girl Scouts are doing their part to make Cedar Springs a beautiful place. On May 12, Troop 4482 did a community planting project at the Cedar Springs Public Schools Hilltop administration building. The troop, which is made up of 25 girls in kindergarten, first and second grades, and four leaders, pulled weeds and planted flowers […]

Girl Scouts beautify Hilltop grounds
The Post travels to Arizona

The Post travels to Arizona

The Post recently spent some family time with Walt Bouck, Pam and Cole Guarisco, and Brenda, Shane, Tyler and Trevor Robart in Tuscon, Arizona.

The Post travels to Arizona
Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign starts next week

Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign starts next week

As the weather turns warmer and Michigan families look toward the travel season, police departments, Sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police will be conducting extra patrols across the state to encourage seat belt use.

Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign starts next week
Test reveals positive case of mumps on Calvin College Campus 

Test reveals positive case of mumps on Calvin College Campus 

  GRAND RAPIDS – Last Friday, May 13, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) received the test results from a sample obtained from a student at Calvin College. The results, provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, confirmed mumps infection. The Kent County Health Department is aware of approximately 16 students on […]

Test reveals positive case of mumps on Calvin College Campus 
Sam Taylor signs to play at Muskegon Community College

Sam Taylor signs to play at Muskegon Community College

Cedar Springs High School senior Sam Taylor has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her basketball career at Muskegon Community College.

Sam Taylor signs to play at Muskegon Community College
Feathered visitor nesting in your yard this spring?

Feathered visitor nesting in your yard this spring?

Michigan residents may get a surprise this spring in their garden, flower box or even in the landscaping by their office building. Bird nests can be found in some unusual locations. Ducks’ nests, particularly mallard nests, seem to appear just about everywhere in the spring. Female mallards commonly will build nests in landscaping, gardens or […]

Feathered visitor nesting in your yard this spring?
Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower garden care

Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower garden care

By Melinda Myers Grow a beautiful flower garden with minimal care by investing a bit of time at the start of the season to reduce on-going care. Always match flowers to the growing conditions and the care you are willing to provide. Low maintenance plants need minimal or no deadheading and staking. This means you’ll be […]

Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower garden care
May Women’s Club Celebrations

May Women’s Club Celebrations

By Sue Harrison The May meeting of the Cedar Springs Women’s Club was full of celebrations. Every year one woman of the Cedar Springs Women’s Club is recognized for her exemplary spirit in the promotion and support of Cedar Springs Women’s Club and her involvement in community activities. This year’s recipient of the 2015-2016 Outstanding […]

May Women’s Club Celebrations
“A House Divided” at the Kent Theatre

“A House Divided” at the Kent Theatre

12 May 2016

"A House Divided", a new comedy by Scott Phillips, will debut at the Kent Theater May 20.

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Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche: Hidden Sounds

12 May 2016

By Ranger Steve Mueller Deep within tree and shrub canopy some birds sing to announce their presence without exposing themselves to predators. Gray tree frogs sing from obscure shrub branches and hidden crevasses of house siding. Chipmunks cluck from logs and red squirrels chatter on needle-filled pine branches. Many of us have experienced a stern […]

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Meet the Hawks: Robert Bell

Meet the Hawks: Robert Bell

12 May 2016

Meet West Michigan Hawks safety Robert Bell. A graduate from East Grand Rapids High School, Bell earned a scholarship to play collegiate football at the University of Toledo. He also played for Team USA in the World Junior Championships in 2009, when the team earned a gold medal. Bell took his talents to Europe to […]

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Salmonella infections linked to exposure to live poultry 

Salmonella infections linked to exposure to live poultry 

05 May 2016

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reporting an increase in Salmonella infections, or salmonellosis, among people who have had contact with live baby poultry.

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Community grieves loss of student

05 May 2016

by Judy Reed Students, family and community members are grieving the loss of a former Cedar Springs Middle School student who died early Wednesday morning. Cedar Springs Superintendent Dr. Laura VanDuyn shared the news with staff and parents in emails Wednesday morning. “It is with a broken heart that I share with you sad news […]

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CTA students clean up library

CTA students clean up library

05 May 2016

On Thursday, April 29, twelve CTA 6-11 grade girls descended on the Cedar Springs Public Library with their teacher/mentor, Samantha Liscombe, and worked from 3-5 p.m.

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Schrier named 5th District Legionnaire of the year

Schrier named 5th District Legionnaire of the year

05 May 2016

The American Legion Glen Hill Post #287 here in Cedar Springs is honored to have their Finance Officer, Paul Schrier, named the 5th District Legionnaire of the year.

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Barrels and Brews with Trout Unlimited

Barrels and Brews with Trout Unlimited

05 May 2016

Rain barrel workshops on tap What do rain barrels and a business making great beer have in common? Clean water for the Rogue River. A rain barrel is a system that collects and stores rainwater (stormwater) from your roof that would otherwise be lost to runoff and diverted to storm drains and streams. Stormwater is […]

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Cedar Springs to hold City Manager interviews 

05 May 2016

This is a reminder to citizens of Cedar Springs that the Cedar Springs City Council will be holding interviews on Monday, May 9, to select a candidate to replace former City Manager Thad Taylor. These interviews are open to the public and will be held at Cedar Springs City Hall. They will interview five candidates […]

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From the Pulpit: Desiring Righteousness

05 May 2016

By Rev. Mike Shiery   “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.” (Matthew 5:6) (NKJV) We are born with important innate drives, desires, and needs. Physically we must have food, water, and shelter or we will quickly perish. Emotionally there is the necessity of being loved, and having […]

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