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A spectacular July 4th celebration Summer Celebrations in July Post travels to Tennessee Trees planted along Cedar Creek Man drives car into Pine Lake Sparta Town & Country Days Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month A Show-Stopping Dessert Chemical-free options for managing mosquitoes
 
A spectacular July 4th celebration

A spectacular July 4th celebration

It was a sizzling, spectacular Fourth of July celebration all across Michigan last week. Sand Lake celebrated their 150th, with a carnival, food booths, rodeo, demolition derby, three different parades, fireworks, bands, and more. We asked readers on our Facebook page to send us their photos of them celebrating Fourth of July events (wherever they […]

A spectacular July 4th celebration
Summer Celebrations in July

Summer Celebrations in July

By Judy Reed We are at the midway mark of summer, so that means another round of Summer Celebrations, right here in Cedar Springs.  The Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their second round of Community Summer Celebrations from Monday, July 15, to Sunday, July 21. Each day there will be various activities […]

Summer Celebrations in July
Post travels to Tennessee

Post travels to Tennessee

The Post traveled to Chattanooga, Tennessee with Kaden and Analina Piedra of Cedar Springs during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. They traveled to beautiful Lookout Mountain in the Appalachians, where they explored nearly 1,200 feet underground to visit the awesome Ruby Falls, and rode one of the steepest passenger railways in the world with their […]

Post travels to Tennessee
Trees planted along Cedar Creek

Trees planted along Cedar Creek

Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative Project – Trout Unlimited recently received funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to plant nearly 17,000 trees along the Rogue River and its tributaries. The project aims to address storm water runoff that pollutes, erodes, and warms the important trout stream […]

Trees planted along Cedar Creek
Man drives car into Pine Lake

Man drives car into Pine Lake

Robbie Mills was driving east on 17 Mile toward Pine Lake Avenue just before midnight on June 28, when he spotted tail lights ahead that looked like they were in Pine Lake. “I was driving with my fiancée and son when I saw the car,” he told the Post. “We must have only been about […]

Man drives car into Pine Lake
Sparta Town & Country Days

Sparta Town & Country Days

July 17 – 20, 2019 All the best of a fair and a festival in beautiful downtown Sparta! Enjoy traditional fair events such as tractor and truck pulls, cattle & horse shows and even lawn mower races held in our rural community. Celebrate summer with family and friends in our downtown parks to enjoy free […]

Sparta Town & Country Days
Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month

Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month

Did you know that nine out of ten people love ice cream? Or that vanilla is the best selling flavor? Or that President George Washington spent approximately $200 for ice cream during the summer of 1790? Those are just some of the facts being celebrated National Ice Cream month. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated […]

Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month
A Show-Stopping Dessert

A Show-Stopping Dessert

(Family Features) With its dramatic presentation, this freshly baked cake and ice cream-based dessert can impress guests at your next gathering.   Find more dessert recipes perfect for entertaining at Culinary.net. Baked Alaska Recipe adapted from Milk Means More Ingredients 1/2 cup, plus 6 tablespoons, all-purpose flour 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup, plus […]

A Show-Stopping Dessert
Chemical-free options for managing mosquitoes

Chemical-free options for managing mosquitoes

By Melinda Myers It’s time to get outside and enjoy summer BBQs, gardening, hikes and much more. Don’t let mosquitoes keep you inside; Instead enlist these chemical-free strategies to manage these pests in your landscape. Start by eliminating the mosquitoes’ breeding grounds.  Drain the water out of buckets, old tires and clogged gutters and downspouts […]

Chemical-free options for managing mosquitoes
Several injured in Amish buggy crash

Several injured in Amish buggy crash

11 July 2019

Six children were treated at Helen DeVos Children’s hospital last week after a car hit the Amish buggy they were riding in. According to the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred at 10:10 p.m. on July 3, on 5 Mile Rd near 165th Avenue. Deputies who investigated the crash said that a westbound vehicle […]

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Parks and Rec to hire interim director

Parks and Rec to hire interim director

11 July 2019

Late summer and fall programs to continue By Judy Reed North Kent Community Enrichment, formerly Cedar Springs Area Parks and Recreation, voted at its board meeting on Monday, July 8, to hire an interim director to replace current director Amanda Gerhardt, who is leaving the position after 13 years. They also plan to continue late […]

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A spectacular July 4th celebration

A spectacular July 4th celebration

11 July 2019

It was a sizzling, spectacular Fourth of July celebration all across Michigan last week. Sand Lake celebrated their 150th, with a carnival, food booths, rodeo, demolition derby, three different parades, fireworks, bands, and more. We asked readers on our Facebook page to send us their photos of them celebrating Fourth of July events (wherever they […]

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Summer Celebrations in July

Summer Celebrations in July

11 July 2019

By Judy Reed We are at the midway mark of summer, so that means another round of Summer Celebrations, right here in Cedar Springs.  The Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their second round of Community Summer Celebrations from Monday, July 15, to Sunday, July 21. Each day there will be various activities […]

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Post travels to Tennessee

Post travels to Tennessee

11 July 2019

The Post traveled to Chattanooga, Tennessee with Kaden and Analina Piedra of Cedar Springs during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. They traveled to beautiful Lookout Mountain in the Appalachians, where they explored nearly 1,200 feet underground to visit the awesome Ruby Falls, and rode one of the steepest passenger railways in the world with their […]

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Trees planted along Cedar Creek

Trees planted along Cedar Creek

11 July 2019

Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative Project – Trout Unlimited recently received funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to plant nearly 17,000 trees along the Rogue River and its tributaries. The project aims to address storm water runoff that pollutes, erodes, and warms the important trout stream […]

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Man drives car into Pine Lake

Man drives car into Pine Lake

11 July 2019

Robbie Mills was driving east on 17 Mile toward Pine Lake Avenue just before midnight on June 28, when he spotted tail lights ahead that looked like they were in Pine Lake. “I was driving with my fiancée and son when I saw the car,” he told the Post. “We must have only been about […]

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Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month

Scoop up a special treat during ice cream month

11 July 2019

Did you know that nine out of ten people love ice cream? Or that vanilla is the best selling flavor? Or that President George Washington spent approximately $200 for ice cream during the summer of 1790? Those are just some of the facts being celebrated National Ice Cream month. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated […]

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Recall on pig ear pet treats sold in bulk

Recall on pig ear pet treats sold in bulk

11 July 2019

May be contaminated with salmonella The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has issued a consumer advisory for pig ears sold in bulk at retailers statewide because the pet treats have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Consumers who have purchased bulk pig ear products may wish to avoid giving them to […]

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Police investigate fatal crash

11 July 2019

A 29-year-old man died Tuesday when his vehicle left the road and crashed into a tree in Reynolds Township. According to the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post, the crash occurred at about 2:20 p.m. on Reed Rd. near Yankee Rd. The vehicle was traveling north on Reed Rd when it traveled off the roadway and […]

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SHIRLEY ROBERTS

SHIRLEY ROBERTS

11 July 2019

Shirley (Phelps) Roberts passed away unexpectedly on July 8, 2019 at her home in Howard City. She was born on August 26, 1942. She was a graduate of Cedar Springs High School. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Helen Phelps; husband, Arthur Roberts and brother, Ronald Phelps. Shirley worked in retail […]

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KATHLEEN ANN BRITTON

11 July 2019

Kathleen Ann Britton, age 69 of Pewamo, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019. Kathleen was born on November 18, 1949 to William and Helen Beebe in Grand Rapids. Kathleen married James Britton September 9th, 1972. She enjoyed reading and gardening and loved her time spent with grandchildren. Kathleen is survived by her husband, James […]

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SELMA BERTHA REED

SELMA BERTHA REED

11 July 2019

Selma Bertha Reed, age 95, of Sand Lake, passed away at home on July 3, 2019 in Sand Lake, Michigan. She was born on July 19, 1923 to Karl and Jessie (Smith) Schnicke in Winfield Township, MI. On July 1, 1942 she married Harold Reed in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Selma worked as a Assembler for […]

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Refresh your summer with delicious, healthy mocktails

Refresh your summer with delicious, healthy mocktails

11 July 2019

(BPT) – There’s nothing better on a hot summer day than kicking back and relaxing with a cold, tasty and refreshing beverage – and there are so many great options to choose from. But why not add a little excitement to your summer by choosing something to drink that’s fun and colorful, super healthy and […]

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Get ready for Take an Adult Fishing Day

Get ready for Take an Adult Fishing Day

10 July 2019

Know kids who love to go fishing but hate waiting to see if their mom, dad or another adult wants to go? Why not have them plan the outing themselves? Kids can initiate their next fishing trip by finding their gear, locating a place to fish and asking an adult to go with them. Maybe […]

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Air Cooled or Air-Conditioned?

10 July 2019

By Ranger Steve Mueller Chipmunks, thirteen-lined squirrels, woodchucks, and many other mammals spend hot weather time underground where the air in their dens is cooler. They also use tree cavities and other places that not only offer a cool reprieve but provide protection from predators, and biting flies.  We enter our homes relatively free from […]

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