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Aeromed drops in for “Show and Tell” Fuel spills, causes fire The Post travels to Ireland Red Hawk baseball wins 3, loses 2 Showcasing the DNR Alpha Family Center appoints development director State Department of Ed visits Cedar Springs
 
Aeromed drops in for “Show and Tell”

Aeromed drops in for “Show and Tell”

Deputy McCutcheon has organized the Cedar Trails “Show and Tell” for the students the last few years.

Aeromed drops in for “Show and Tell”
Fuel spills, causes fire

Fuel spills, causes fire

Fraser wants to remind people when they have a fire, do not attempt to put it out yourself before calling 911. He said that the man threw soapy water on the fire in an effort to extinguish the flames before calling for help.

Fuel spills, causes fire
The Post travels to Ireland

The Post travels to Ireland

The Post recently traveled to Ireland with the Bolinger family, of Solon Township. Steve and Tammy and their daughter Juliana, 14, recently returned from a two-week trip to both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

The Post travels to Ireland
Red Hawk baseball wins 3, loses 2

Red Hawk baseball wins 3, loses 2

On Monday, May 6, the varsity baseball team traveled to Fremont to play a double header against the Packers. In game one, junior Kyle Wise took the mound. With a great defense behind him, he managed to throw a one-hitter. At the plate the Hawks managed 13 hits, led by Thomas Reed and Peyton Newman […]

Red Hawk baseball wins 3, loses 2
Showcasing the DNR

Showcasing the DNR

A photography moment, outside the door, at the side of the road By John Pepin, Michigan Department of Natural Resources “Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing,” – Pete Seeger  Rolling through the bucolic countryside on some forgotten copper-claim byway, I glanced over my shoulder as I crested a small hill. When I […]

Showcasing the DNR
Alpha Family Center appoints development director

Alpha Family Center appoints development director

Chrystal Newman, longtime resident of Rockford, has taken on the role of Development Director. She will work to increase Alpha’s presence within the community by building relationships with individuals, churches and businesses.

Alpha Family Center appoints development director
State Department of Ed visits Cedar Springs

State Department of Ed visits Cedar Springs

When asked why he waspaying Cedar Springs Public Schools a visit, Ackley said, “We want to high-light and celebrate the great things happening in our education centers, and find out what MDE can do for students and school districts throughout the State.”

State Department of Ed visits Cedar Springs

School board moves ahead on facilities proposal

16 May 2019

By Judy Reed The Cedar Springs Board of Education went over the results of the community survey on their facilities proposals at the their regular board meeting Monday evening, then voted to move forward with option C, a proposal that—if passed by the voters in November—would include building a new 8th-9th grade building adjacent to […]

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W.H.A.L.E. program implemented in Montcalm County

W.H.A.L.E. program implemented in Montcalm County

16 May 2019

In 2018, there were 14 killed and 498 injured people in motor vehicle crashes on Montcalm County roads. If drivers and passengers are unresponsive upon the arrival of first responders, it can be difficult to identify the victims. To help parents protect their children and provide crucial information in emergency situations, Sheriff Mike Williams is […]

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State representative indicted on extortion/bribery charges

State representative indicted on extortion/bribery charges

16 May 2019

The federal grand jury alleges Rep. Larry Inman attempted to sell his vote on the repeal of the state’s prevailing wage law last June and later lied to the FBI United States Attorney Andrew Birge announced Wednesday that a federal grand jury charged Larry Charles Inman, of Grand Traverse County, with three crimes: attempted extortion, bribery […]

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Former medical assistant pleads guilty to prescription fraud

Former medical assistant pleads guilty to prescription fraud

16 May 2019

Amanda Sheridan forged prescriptions for pain pills and other controlled substances U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced last week that Amanda Sheridan, 38, of Hastings, Michigan pled guilty to acquiring controlled substances by fraud. She faces up to four years in federal prison for her crime.  Sheridan, who worked as a medical assistant at a doctor’s […]

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BBB Study: Counterfeit products in online retail

BBB Study: Counterfeit products in online retail

16 May 2019

BBB Study: Counterfeit products in online retail An in-depth investigative study by Better Business Bureau (BBB) finds that fraudulent consumer goods are ubiquitous, difficult to tell apart from the legitimate products they are counterfeiting, and stem from a large network of organized criminals and credit card processing mechanisms that are willing to support them. Today […]

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Aeromed drops in for “Show and Tell”

Aeromed drops in for “Show and Tell”

16 May 2019

Deputy McCutcheon has organized the Cedar Trails “Show and Tell” for the students the last few years.

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Fuel spills, causes fire

Fuel spills, causes fire

16 May 2019

Fraser wants to remind people when they have a fire, do not attempt to put it out yourself before calling 911. He said that the man threw soapy water on the fire in an effort to extinguish the flames before calling for help.

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The Post travels to Ireland

The Post travels to Ireland

16 May 2019

The Post recently traveled to Ireland with the Bolinger family, of Solon Township. Steve and Tammy and their daughter Juliana, 14, recently returned from a two-week trip to both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Red Hawk baseball wins 3, loses 2

Red Hawk baseball wins 3, loses 2

16 May 2019

On Monday, May 6, the varsity baseball team traveled to Fremont to play a double header against the Packers. In game one, junior Kyle Wise took the mound. With a great defense behind him, he managed to throw a one-hitter. At the plate the Hawks managed 13 hits, led by Thomas Reed and Peyton Newman […]

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Showcasing the DNR

Showcasing the DNR

16 May 2019

A photography moment, outside the door, at the side of the road By John Pepin, Michigan Department of Natural Resources “Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing,” – Pete Seeger  Rolling through the bucolic countryside on some forgotten copper-claim byway, I glanced over my shoulder as I crested a small hill. When I […]

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Alpha Family Center appoints development director

Alpha Family Center appoints development director

16 May 2019

Chrystal Newman, longtime resident of Rockford, has taken on the role of Development Director. She will work to increase Alpha’s presence within the community by building relationships with individuals, churches and businesses.

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State Department of Ed visits Cedar Springs

State Department of Ed visits Cedar Springs

09 May 2019

When asked why he waspaying Cedar Springs Public Schools a visit, Ackley said, “We want to high-light and celebrate the great things happening in our education centers, and find out what MDE can do for students and school districts throughout the State.”

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Court affirms Duram conviction

Court affirms Duram conviction

09 May 2019

Glenna Mary Duram, 50, convicted of first degree premeditated murder in the May 2015 shooting death of her husband, Martin Duram, in Ensley Township, will not be getting a new trial. Duram had appealed to the Michigan Court of Appeals–before Chief Judge Pro Tem Jane Beckering, Judge Deborah Servitto, and Judge Cynthia Stephens–contending that evidence […]

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Two area school proposals voted down

09 May 2019

By Judy Reed For the second time in six months, voters in the Tri County Area School district voted down a bond proposal that would have created a community campus. After the voters spoke out against it in November, the 2018 proposal of $40,785,000 was reduced to the new $37,020,000 for the May 2019 (bond […]

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Beat the Boredom

Beat the Boredom

09 May 2019

When you’re a kid, the long, hot days of summer seem to go on forever. It’s not long be-fore kids exhaust their ideas ofwhat to do and moms hear thefamiliar refrain, “There’s noth-ing to do! I’m bored!” Well, don’t you believe it. With a lit-tle searching, you’ll find hun- dreds of activities taking place in West Michigan where fam-ilies can have fun and spend some quality time together. In this week’s special pullout sec-tion of “Beat the Boredom,”

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Band collage concert

Band collage concert

09 May 2019

The Cedar Springs bands recently performed to a packed house in the High School gymnasium. The collage concert was performed by grades 6th through 12th and consisted of over 400 students. The performance highlighted how much they had grown and matured as musicians.  “It was truly a wonderful performance, what a great day to be […]

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Ditch walkers clean up trash

Ditch walkers clean up trash

09 May 2019

They began what they hope to blossom into a bi-annual roadside pickup. “Maybe you saw us as we spent two hours on Cypress Avenue from 136th to Hometown Express and bagged trash from both sides of the street,” said Susan Cohen. “Our haul, including some pickup from earlier in the week was 15 bags of trash and recyclables.”

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Beware of grandparent scam

09 May 2019

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and AARP Michigan President Paula Cunningham urged Michigan grandparents to avoid a scam that bilked a Zeeland couple out of $16,000. The scheme, known as the Grandparents Scam, preys on vulnerable senior citizens with con artists posing as a grandchild or other relative in distress. A prior Consumer […]

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Public asked to give input on school facility proposals

09 May 2019

By Judy Reed Cedar Springs Public Schools is asking the community to give their input on three different proposals to help improve school facilities and accommodate future growth.  They have posted a survey on their website at csredhawks.org called the “CSPS Facilities Vision Questionnaire” and it will remain open through Monday, May 13. According to […]

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Pancake Breakfast to Support Velzy Park

09 May 2019

How does a plate of pancakes, sausage and eggs sound for breakfast?  Grab the family because breakfast’s up!  Solon Township/Vezly Park is hosting their second annual  Pancake Breakfast this Saturday, May 11 from 9:00am until 11:00am. at the Township Hall, 15185 Algoma Ave.  Breakfast includes the aforementioned as well as juice and coffee.  The meal […]

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Girls track results for week of April 29

Girls track results for week of April 29

09 May 2019

The Red Hawks hosted two meets last week. On Tuesday, April 30, the team competed against Greenville and Ottawa Hills in a steady rain. The girls lost to Greenville 61-57 and defeated Ottawa Hills 100 to 36. The team’s OK White record is 1 and 3.   On Saturday, May 4, was the 24th Red […]

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Construction to begin on new hotel

Construction to begin on new hotel

02 May 2019

A groundbreaking was held Tuesday, April 30, on the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 14190 White Creek Avenue. Construction is set to begin on Monday, May 6, on the four-story, 76-room hotel.

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Howard City man dies in crash

Howard City man dies in crash

02 May 2019

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office was sent to a one car crash at approximately 9:26 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019, north of the intersection of Amy School and Edgar Roads in Reynolds Township. The sole occupant of the vehicle died in the crash. The initial information was that a vehicle had crashed and come […]

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Tri County to vote on school bond proposal

Tri County to vote on school bond proposal

02 May 2019

Residents in the Tri County Area Schools district will head to the polls on Tuesday, May 7, to vote on a $37,020,000 bond proposal to help create a community campus.

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Arrow of Light Crossover

Arrow of Light Crossover

02 May 2019

On April 12, members of Cub Scout Packs 3220 and 3222 plus Scouts BSA Troop 222 met at the Cedar Springs Rod and Gun Club to honor the second year Webelos Scouts who had earned their Arrow of Light and were joining Troop 222.

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Boys collect food donations for Hand2Hand Ministries

Boys collect food donations for Hand2Hand Ministries

02 May 2019

Nolan Russo and fellow Boy Scout Ben Barber, from Troop 222, spent their Saturday collecting food donations for Hand2Hand Ministries. Hand2Hand is a community outreach working to ensure children within Cedar Springs Public Schools have enough to eat outside of school hours.

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Three charged with passing counterfeit bills

Three charged with passing counterfeit bills

02 May 2019

Deputies from the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office arrested three men from Chicago on Saturday, April 27, for passing counterfeit bills in Big Rapids Township and the City of Big Rapids. Similar crimes may also have been committed in Kent County and the City of Kalamazoo. According to police, the men purchased items at Jimmy John’s, […]

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City Hall Corner

02 May 2019

Rental Registrations One of the main tasks of local city government is to ensure the public’s safety. A major way the government helps to keep the public safe is to make sure that housing meets certain minimal safety requirements, especially rental housing. The City requires all rental dwelling units to be registered with the City […]

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New Troopers added to Rockford, Lakeview posts

New Troopers added to Rockford, Lakeview posts

02 May 2019

The Michigan State Police 135th Trooper Recruit School swore in 101 new Troopers after they graduated on April 3. Four of them were assigned to the Rockford Post, and five were assigned to the Lakeview Post. Rockford Post Troopers Assigned to the Rockford Post was Jacob Choice, of Detroit; Robert Gatt, of Novi; Jared Knudsen, of Haslett; […]

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Poetry event at the Kent

Poetry event at the Kent

02 May 2019

According to Cedar Springs Public Library Director, it was a smaller, more intimate event than was last held in 2011, with 12 readers taking the stage to read either their own poetry, or a poem they liked. Several read poems written by George Hesley, who recently passed away and had been looking forward to the event.

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Varsity Red Hawks baseball win two, lose two

Varsity Red Hawks baseball win two, lose two

25 April 2019

In game one, despite some control problems, Junior Kyle Wise was able to throw a complete game on the mound, striking out 5. Dylan Williams led the team at the plate with a pair of singles and a pair of doubles. Colton Moor and Kyle Wise added three hits each, including a double. Seth Biggs, Jarrett Hoogerhyde and Nathan Draper also chipped in with a pair of hits each to seal the 19-4 victory.

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JV Baseball goes 3-0-1 for the week

JV Baseball goes 3-0-1 for the week

25 April 2019

In game, 2 Issac Rypma was the starting pitcher and picked up the win for Game 2. Caleb Menefee also pitched in relief to close the game. The bats stayed hot in game 2 as the team totaled 11 hits. Leading the team with 3 hits each was Campione and Petty. Lizardo and Zain had 2 hits each and Dylan Knauf had 1 hit for the team.

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CTA Charger Voices broadens performance background with Collaborative Festival

CTA Charger Voices broadens performance background with Collaborative Festival

25 April 2019

On Friday, April 12, high school students in Charger Voices traveled up to Gaylord, Michigan for the first ever “Northern Michigan Choral Collaboration Festival.” This festival was created by Mr. Holtrop and Mr. Reed (the Gaylord High School Choir Director) as an opportunity for both schools to learn and grow from each other. Students rehearsed […]

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Canada lynx found in Detroit area returned safely to the wild

Canada lynx found in Detroit area returned safely to the wild

18 April 2019

With a casual glance or two back, a Canada lynx left its holding carrier in under a minute last Friday, April 12, and trotted off over the snow into a stand of pine trees in central Schoolcraft County, in the Upper Peninslula.

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BBB: avoid Notre Dame donation scams

BBB: avoid Notre Dame donation scams

16 April 2019

“Scammers are opportunists, and they will take advantage of whatever is in the news,” said Art Taylor, president and CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance (Give.org). “We expect to see Notre Dame fundraising appeals on social media and crowdfunding sites. Some will be from well-intentioned people who are not directly involved with the cathedral, but some may be from scammers. BBB Wise Giving Alliance is urging people to ‘wait to donate’ until an official rebuilding fund is established.”

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Hold on gently

16 May 2019

Pastor Inge Whittemore | East Nelson Church | 9024 18 Mile Rd | Cedar Springs MI. 49319 Raising canaries is an interesting hobby. I read that one of the most difficult parts of taking care of canaries is trimming the bird’s nails. You have to catch the bird and gently cradle it in your palm […]

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RICHARD C. MOCKERMAN

RICHARD C. MOCKERMAN

16 May 2019

Richard C. Mockerman, age 64, of Morley passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 surrounded by his wife and many family and friends. Rick is survived by his wife, Shirley; children, Bella Mockerman, Bridgett (Jimmy) Holmes, Rob Mockerman, Rick (Amy) Mockerman, Amanda Hunt; stepchildren, Melissa Stout (Pat Keating), Alex Phipps; mother, Bernadine […]

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DENISE L. FISK

DENISE L. FISK

16 May 2019

Denise L. Fisk, age 59, of Trufant, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at her home. Denise was born August 24, 1959 in Grand Rapids, MI the daughter of Ross and Laura “Kathy” (Hamilton) Fisk. She has been paramedic for Montcalm County EMS and a paramedic instructor. She enjoyed sports, her dogs and rock collecting. She […]

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RALPH DIETRICH

RALPH DIETRICH

16 May 2019

September 4, 1953 – April 24, 2019 Ralph Dietrich, of Cedar Springs Michigan, born on September 4, 1953 in Mercy Hospital Manistee, Michigan, to Sally (Jim) Wiley and the late Paul Dietrich, passed away peacefully at the age of 65 on April 24, 2019 at Spectrum Grand Rapids, Michigan, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. […]

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Joan C. Reed

Joan C. Reed

16 May 2019

August 7, 1931—May 13, 2004 If roses grow in heaven If roses grow in heaven, Lord Please pick a bunch for me. Place them in my Mother’s arms and tell her they’re from me. Tell her I love her and miss her, and when she turns to smile, place a kiss upon her cheek and […]

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