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Get ready for Santa Green strobe lights mean go slow The Post travels to the Ryder Cup CTA cross country awarded academic all-state French Book Project Porcupine and Cougar
 
Get ready for Santa

Get ready for Santa

Santa parade, tree lighting this Saturday, December 3, and a musical weekend December 10-11… Are you ready to have yourself a merry Christmas Cedar Springs-style? The next two weekends will have some great family fun and entertainment put on by the Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.

Get ready for Santa
Green strobe lights mean go slow

Green strobe lights mean go slow

To promote enhanced safety during storm response and other road maintenance efforts, the Kent County Road Commission (KCRC) joins state, county and municipal transportation agencies throughout the state in installing green strobe lights on road maintenance vehicles.

Green strobe lights mean go slow
The Post travels to the Ryder Cup

The Post travels to the Ryder Cup

Tim Covell and his son, Tyler, from Cedar Springs, recently attended the Ryder Cup in Chaska, Minnesota. Along with the golf tournament, they also went to South Dakota to visit The Badlands National Park, Mt. Rushmore, and the city of Deadwood.

The Post travels to the Ryder Cup
CTA cross country awarded academic all-state

CTA cross country awarded academic all-state

Creative Technologies Academy boys cross country team was awarded the Michigan Class D Cross Country Championship Team Academic All-State Award. Only the top five highest ranking combined GPA team averages are awarded “Team Academic All-State.”

CTA cross country awarded academic all-state
French Book Project

French Book Project

The French II and III students at Cedar Springs High School made Christmas presents in the form of French children’s books for the children living at an orphanage in Cap-Haitien, Haiti.

French Book Project
Porcupine and Cougar

Porcupine and Cougar

When working as a ranger at Bryce Canyon National Parks, I conducted field research on the mountain lions (cougars) in the park. During the summer months, the highest plateaus in North America were home to the lions, porcupines, and me.

Porcupine and Cougar
Reality Check

Reality Check

23 November 2016

Myth #8: MDOT is replacing perfectly good signs. Reality: MDOT replaces signs and posts regularly to keep them visible at night and current with federal safety guidelines. MDOT regularly replaces signs along our highway corridors as part of a 100 percent federally funded statewide program, on a rotation about every 15 years. This is to […]

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Unexpected Gratitude

23 November 2016

Pastor Kevin Reed Grace Evangelical Free Church 4714 13 Mile Rd, Rockford   1 Thessalonians 5:18: “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” The dictionary defines “thankful” as “feeling or expressing gratitude; being appreciative.” Paul tells the believers in Thessalonica that it is God’s will for us to […]

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Thank You

23 November 2016

I want to thank each of my friends and family, everyone for all the caring and thoughtfulness shown me in so many ways, as I have been recovering; especially Helene, who took such beautiful care of my yard, and helped me through everything in so many ways. There are no words to express my appreciation. […]

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Thanksgiving fun

23 November 2016

  Q: Why did the police arrest the turkey? A: They suspected it of fowl play.   Q: Why did they let the turkey join the band? A: Because he had the drumsticks   Q: What happened to the Pilgrim who was shot at by an Indian? A: He had an arrow escape.   Q: […]

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Hometown Happenings

23 November 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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Jane Elizabeth Thomas

Jane Elizabeth Thomas

18 November 2016

Jane Elizabeth (Marsh) Thomas, 81, of Bass Lake, Gowen, passed away quietly on November 17, 2016, in her home surrounded by her loving family.  She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Sylvia Mae Robinson and Walter Munson Cole; her husband of 32 years, Alvin Thomas; her beloved son, Thomas Marsh; her brothers, […]

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Jerry Lynn Avery

Jerry Lynn Avery

18 November 2016

Jerry Lynn Avery, 77 of Cedar Springs went into the loving arms of his Savior on Thursday, November 17, 2016 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born March 19, 1939 in Grand Rapids, MI the son of Donald and Caroline (Townes) Avery. Jerry had a thirty four year career as a police officer, […]

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Kent City grad dies in crash

Kent City grad dies in crash

17 November 2016

  An 18-year-old Tyrone Township teen was killed last weekend when he crashed his vehicle while trying to pass another car. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, the crash occurred on Saturday, November 12, about 3:10 p.m., on Red Pine Drive, north of 18 Mile Rd. Police said that witnesses reported a southbound 2003 […]

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City council appoints Hall another term as Mayor

City council appoints Hall another term as Mayor

17 November 2016

The City of Cedar Springs held their reorganizational meeting last Thursday, November 10. City Council members Rose Powell and Jerry Gross Sr. were sworn in, after running unopposed in the November 8 election.

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130th Trooper recruit school graduates 

130th Trooper recruit school graduates 

17 November 2016

Fifty-eight recruits become State Police Troopers  On November 4, Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue, director of the Michigan State Police (MSP), administered the Oath of Office to 58 new Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers at the graduation ceremony of the 130th Trooper Recruit School at the Lansing Center. “I commend these new troopers for their hard work […]

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