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Dog saves family from fire
 
Dog saves family from fire

Dog saves family from fire

By Judy Reed A dog woke a woman early Tuesday morning to let her know their house was on fire. The woman then woke up her dad and stepmom to get them all safely out of the house. According to Cedar Springs Fire Chief Marty Fraser, they were dispatched to the fire at 67 E. […]

Dog saves family from fire
Dog saves family from fire

Dog saves family from fire

28 January 2022

By Judy Reed A dog woke a woman early Tuesday morning to let her know their house was on fire. The woman then woke up her dad and stepmom to get them all safely out of the house. According to Cedar Springs Fire Chief Marty Fraser, they were dispatched to the fire at 67 E. […]

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Blood and platelet donation appointments still critically needed

28 January 2022

Winter weather, ongoing COVID-19 surge continue to threaten blood supply   There has been a significant and encouraging response to the dire need for blood across the nation, the American Red Cross needs more people to give in the weeks ahead to recover from its worst blood shortage in more than a decade. Those interested in helping […]

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Man arrested in connection with thefts

Man arrested in connection with thefts

28 January 2022

Kent County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Michael Jay Eaton, a 40-year-old Grand Rapids man, early Saturday morning for a catalytic convertor theft.   Detectives and patrol were conducting surveillance on January 22, 2022, at 1:00 a.m. in reference to the uptick of catalytic convertor thefts in our county. A suspect was developed by detectives and […]

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Kids & family Expo ticket giveaway winners

28 January 2022

Congratulations to the five winners of the ticket giveaway to the Kids & Family Expo happening this Saturday at DeVos Hall.  Each winner will receive two tickets. All they had to do was give us one sentence telling us what they liked the about the Post. The winners are: Morgan Sheldon, Sand Lake; Amanda Watkins; […]

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Cat adoption event

Cat adoption event

28 January 2022

The Cedar Springs Public Library and the Kent County Animal Shelter have partnered together to host a Cat Adoption Event this Friday, January 28.  It will be held in the Cedar Springs Public Library’s Community Room from 11am-1pm.  These are ready-to-go adoptions so be prepared to bring a kitten home!  Kittens are $40 each, cash […]

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Grand Rapids man pleads guilty to shooting at a federal officer

Grand Rapids man pleads guilty to shooting at a federal officer

28 January 2022

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – U.S. Attorney Andrew B. Birge announced this week that Jaquari Trotter, 21, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, pled guilty to shooting at a member of the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force. Gregory Rogers, who drove the getaway car following the shooting, previously pled guilty to aiding and abetting the assault. […]

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Winter Strike “ice bath”

Winter Strike “ice bath”

28 January 2022

Military, local emergency responders team up for extreme hypothermia training at Lake Margrethe GRAYLING, Mich. – Special Operations forces from the U.S. Army’s 20th Special Forces Group, Massachusetts Army National Guard, teamed up Jan. 24 with local first responders from Crawford, Grand Traverse, Muskegon and Roscommon counties to perform intensive hypothermia training at Lake Margrethe […]

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State police motor carrier officers join forces to fight human trafficking

28 January 2022

LANSING, MICH. During National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Michigan State Police (MSP) motor carrier officers are teaming up with officers from neighboring states to raise awareness of human trafficking. From Jan. 24 – 28, MSP motor carrier officers will join with their colleagues in the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Illinois State Police, Indiana State Police, […]

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BRYAN W. BATCHELDER

BRYAN W. BATCHELDER

28 January 2022

Bryan “Spaz” W. Batchelder age 56 died Monday, January 24, 2022 in Pierson, MI. He was born April 10, 1965 in Grand Rapids, MI, the son of Herbert and JoAnn (Henry) Batchelder. Bryan enjoyed fishing and just being outdoors. He was a talented musician, playing guitar, banjo, piano, drums and almost any other instrument and […]

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ANDREW ERIC LEWIS

ANDREW ERIC LEWIS

28 January 2022

Andrew Eric Lewis age 42 passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Mercy Health from pneumonia, surrounded by his family. The son of Ric and Bonnie Lewis, Andy reluctantly entered the world on October 27, 1979. A very noisy infant developed into a shy, brooding child who found a niche in performing at Odyssey […]

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KENNETH LOCKWOOD

28 January 2022

Kenneth B. Lockwood age 99 of Cedar Springs, died Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Green Acres of Greenville. Mr. Lockwood was born August 7, 1922 in Cedar Springs, MI the son of the late Lyle and Dora Mae (Baker) Lockwood. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a lifetime member […]

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