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Car rear-ends school bus Sparta police seek info on armed robbery Brad Brechting nominated for McDonald’s All-American games The Post travels to Rome Library hires new children’s librarian Make 2015 your year to improve financial fitness Make for Change MS Cheer team conference champions
 
Car rear-ends school bus

Car rear-ends school bus

A Nelson Township mom saw the Cedar Springs Public Schools bus stop in front of their home on 17 Mile, between Shaner and Stout, about 2:45 p.m. to drop off her son. She said she looked away for a moment, and when she looked back, she saw a car crash into the back of the bus.

Car rear-ends school bus
Sparta police seek info on armed robbery

Sparta police seek info on armed robbery

Police are asking for the public's assistance to identify two suspects that robbed a Sparta gas station Monday, January 12th.

Sparta police seek info on armed robbery
Brad Brechting nominated for McDonald’s All-American games

Brad Brechting nominated for McDonald’s All-American games

Local student-athlete in the running to play in prestigious high school basketball event in Chicago… Cedar Springs Red Hawk Brad Brechting, a standout on the Varsity basketball team, is among the list of high school seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2015 McDonald’s All American Games.

Brad Brechting nominated for McDonald’s All-American games
The Post travels to Rome

The Post travels to Rome

Gary and Gail Hendges, of Nelson Township, traveled to Rome, Italy in May to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, and took along a copy of the Post.

The Post travels to Rome
Library hires new children’s librarian

Library hires new children’s librarian

When business owner Kelly Roach decided to close her coffee shop, Alpha Omega Coffee and Games, she wasn’t sure what she was going to do. It didn’t take her long to find something. Kelly started this week as the new children’s librarian at the Cedar Springs Public Library.

Library hires new children’s librarian
Make 2015 your year to improve financial fitness

Make 2015 your year to improve financial fitness

Family Features   Lose weight, quit smoking, find a new job and get out of debt…does this sound familiar? Millions of Americans will resolve to change their lives in the New Year, but few will stick with their goals. In fact, a recent survey by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) finds six in 10 […]

Make 2015 your year to improve financial fitness
Make for Change

Make for Change

This past December, the CTA elementary and middle schools participated in a “Make For Change” campaign in which the students brought in coin change from home. We mixed things up this year by allowing the winning class to choose the charity that would receive the funds.

Make for Change
MS Cheer team conference champions

MS Cheer team conference champions

Red earns conference title; White gets first championship at Hudsonville The two teams representing Cedar Springs Middle School Competitive Cheer traveled to Thornapple Kellogg High School in Middleville for the Conference finals on Tuesday, January 13. There were 16 teams competing for the 2015 Conference Championship title. The teams in attendance were: Allendale, Caledonia, Cedar […]

MS Cheer team conference champions
Man injured in fall from tree

Man injured in fall from tree

09 January 2015

By Judy Reed   A Solon Township man suffered severe injuries when he fell out of a tree last month. According to Solon Township Fire Chief Jeff Drake, the call came in at 9:55 a.m., December 14. He said that Steve Shears, 43, fell about 15 feet from a tree he was trimming at 3291 […]

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Do you know this woman?

Do you know this woman?

09 January 2015

The Kent County Sheriff Department is investigating a larceny that occurred at a convenience store in the greater Cedar Springs area and is asking for the public’s help. They are trying to identify the woman shown in this surveillance photo. If you can identify her, please contact Detective Rob Porter at (616) 632-6017, or Silent […]

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American Legion state officers to visit

American Legion state officers to visit

09 January 2015

As the new year begins, American Legion Glen Hill Post 287 is busy with the arrival of American Legion State Officers to Cedar Springs. Jim Wallace was elected as the American Legion State Commander in Livonia, Michigan for 2014-2015. Commander Wallace, a Viet Nam War era veteran, served in the US Army from 1966-68. He […]

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Protect yourself, loved ones during cold weather 

09 January 2015

  From the Kent County Health Department Temperatures will be in the single digits and teens in the coming days. The Kent County Health Department encourages residents to bundle up and be aware during the cold temperatures and wind chills. Be sure to keep an eye on your family, and check on your neighbors, especially […]

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Fresh Start: A New Heart

Fresh Start: A New Heart

09 January 2015

Pastor Cherri’ Kerr, Discipleship Pastor The Springs Church 135 N. Grant, Cedar Springs       Happy New Year! So how goes the New Year’s Resolution? If you’re like me, you are doing okay, for now. But we know the struggle is coming. We can look ahead and see a bright future but it’s that space […]

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No Fixing a Fool

09 January 2015

Zen Buddhists use a descriptive phrase that we who are Christian should adopt as our own. The phrase is “Idiot’s Compassion.” It is an intense desire to help someone who is in need, but this benevolent desire blinds the do-gooder from seeing reality. The classic example of such behavior is the relationship between the addict […]

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Richard M. Reed Sr.

09 January 2015

In loving memory Richard M. Reed Sr. October 9, 1933-January 4, 2004   Not how did he die, but how did he live? Not what did he gain, but what did he give? These are the units to measure the worth Of a man as a man, regardless of birth. Not, what was his church, […]

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

09 January 2015

Happy Birthday Mary Randall January 7   If you see Mary Randall, be sure to wish her a happy birthday! We forgot to for the past 3 years! Hope this makes up for us missing your birthday for 3 years in a row.   Love, your Post Staff family

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Looking forward by looking back 

09 January 2015

By Lee H. Hamilton   With the 114th Congress just underway, the political world is focused intently on the road ahead. Taxes, trade, immigration, climate change, job creation, the Affordable Care Act—there’s a long list of issues and one burning question: whether a Republican Congress and a Democratic President can find common ground. Yet before […]

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Misuse of power?

09 January 2015

    An alleged violation of the Election Campaign Finance Law against the City by Mark Laws was thrown out by the State of Michigan but not until it cost taxpayers $5,020.00.   Council Members Dan Clark and Bob Truesdale’s October lawsuit against the city has cost taxpayers $6,372.00 to date with additional costs to […]

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