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Red Flannel Festival moves to Main Street Local researcher honored at museum Should you move turtle eggs? New library moving ahead Create an outdoor resort in your backyard  Researcher gives rare turtles head start  Family Fare Store up for sale Christmas in July? You betcha!
 
Red Flannel Festival moves to Main Street

Red Flannel Festival moves to Main Street

The Red Flannel Festival has a new home at 18 S. Main Street, most recently the home of Take Two Game Shop. The RFF bought the building from Terry and Diane Bengtson on June 27. Bengtson ran his State Farm Insurance business from that location before he retired several years ago. “Since 1969, the Bengtson’s […]

Red Flannel Festival moves to Main Street
Local researcher honored at museum

Local researcher honored at museum

By Judy Reed   For Betty Heiss, 91, doing genealogical research isn’t a job; it’s a passion. And on Wednesday, July 16, The Cedar Springs Historical Society honored Betty by naming their genealogical library after her. “It’s such an honor,” shared Betty through her tears, after the board surprised her with a plaque reading “Betty […]

Local researcher honored at museum
Should you move turtle eggs?

Should you move turtle eggs?

We had a question recently from a reader about a turtle nest he felt was in danger. Here is his email: There is what I believe is a snapping turtle nest up against a hot top road that I walk on a daily basis. I only noticed it because an animal dug up and destroyed all the […]

Should you move turtle eggs?
New library moving ahead

New library moving ahead

If you noticed stakes on the property just northeast of the firebarn, it’s because the Cedar Springs Public Library board recently voted to put the new library on the east side of the property. Board Chair Earla Alber gave an update to the City Council on the new library Thursday evening. The building will be […]

New library moving ahead
Create an outdoor resort in your backyard 

Create an outdoor resort in your backyard 

(NewsUSA) This year, many people will spend vacations at home instead of traveling. According to the American Lighting Association (ALA), with a few updates to your outside lighting, you can enjoy a mini vacation at home. Believe it or not, it’s easier and less expensive than you might think to transform your existing patio, deck […]

Create an outdoor resort in your backyard 
Researcher gives rare turtles head start 

Researcher gives rare turtles head start 

To Jim Harding, spending nearly a lifetime studying wood turtles just makes sense. “These are very long-lived animals,” Harding said. “And if you want to understand them, you have to study them over a long period of time.” An instructor and outreach specialist with Michigan State University’s Zoology Department, Harding has been studying the wood […]

Researcher gives rare turtles head start 
Family Fare Store up for sale

Family Fare Store up for sale

Rumors have been swirling through the community for months that Family Fare, located at 4175 17 Mile did not renew their lease on the store, which is up in November. The Post called SpartanNash for confirmation and received this response from Meredith Gremel, Director of Corporate Affairs. “SpartanNash is continually looking at ways to coordinate […]

Family Fare Store up for sale
Christmas in July? You betcha!

Christmas in July? You betcha!

Want to cool off on a hot summer day? Think snow. Think sleigh bells and mistletoe. Think Christmas. Solon Market is hosting its third annual Christmas event this Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 15185 Algoma Ave. There will be cookies to decorate, pictures with Santa shared via Facebook, games and activities. Santa […]

Christmas in July? You betcha!

“Dependence Day”

03 July 2014

No, that is not a typo! As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day for the United States of America, I am reminded of how our country gained its independence from Britain. It was with dependence on God. As a matter of fact, the very first resolution brought before the First Continental Congress, and immediately passed […]

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LEON AVERY

LEON AVERY

03 July 2014

Happy 80th Birthday 80th Birthday Party Open House will be held for Leon Avery on Sunday, July 13th from 2 to 5 pm at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall. No gifts please, just your presence.

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ALLEN – HILL

ALLEN – HILL

03 July 2014

Doug and Char Allen, of Rockford, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Allen, to Adam Hill, the son of Bruce and Debra Hill, of Sand Lake. Adam and Amber are graduates of Cedar Springs High School. An October 2014 wedding is planned.

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PETER NAFFZIGER

03 July 2014

In loving memory of our dear father and grandfather, Peter Naffziger, who passed away 48 years ago on July 5, 1966. We thought of you with love today, But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, And the days before that too. God has you in His keeping, We have you in our […]

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Alton and Irene White

03 July 2014

In loving memory of our dear father, Alton White who passed away 49 years ago June 14, 1965, and our dear mother, Irene White, who passed away 39 years ago, July 10, 1975. Your filled our hears with happiness and gave us all your love. For all the years we shared with you, we thank […]

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MARJORIE “PEG” HOUSE

03 July 2014

Mrs. Marjorie “Peg” House, aged 83, of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on June 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph. Peg is survived by her children, Sue House, Mike (Brenda) House, Mark (Sherry) House, and Ted (Carol) House; 10 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; brother, Charles […]

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DONALD RAY HINTON

DONALD RAY HINTON

03 July 2014

Donald Ray Hinton, age 78, of Rockford, passed away unexpectedly on June 25, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Hazel Hinton and one brother, Dick Donaldson. Donald is survived by his loving and dedicated wife of 50 years, Nancy (Cochran) Hinton; children, Donald Wayne Hinton, Mark Hinton, Timothy (Kelli) Hinton, […]

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Garden-tainment creates lasting memories for guests

03 July 2014

by Melinda Myers Summer is filled with parties, gatherings, picnics and more. We all want to make these occasions special and memorable for our guests. Many gardeners tend to schedule events around peak bloom or harvest in order to share the beauty and flavor from their garden. Unfortunately nature does not always cooperate. It seems […]

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Fresh Market—Farm Fresh Eggs

Fresh Market—Farm Fresh Eggs

03 July 2014

By Vicky Babcock Eggs—or what some refer to as “cackleberries”—have been called nature’s perfect food.  And why not?  Packaged in its own perfect wrapping, each egg contains a multitude of nutrients necessary to good health. Egg yolks are the richest source of choline, important for brain function and health.  Eggs contain selenium, an antioxidant, as […]

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Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche

03 July 2014

Isle Royale Discoveries Time in nature niches has rewards. It allows our minds to free from daily pressures, provides healthy exercise, time with family and friends, and a chance to interact with nature. When I leave work and home for wild places, it takes three days to stop thinking about work needs and tasks. Getting […]

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