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Greenville equestrian team puts horses before all else

The Greenville High School equestrian team, consisting of four riders this year, won districts Sept. 10 and is now preparing for regionals in Ludington, which will be Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Pictured are, from left, head coach Rachelle Crory and riders Emily Rodenhouse, Shannon Carey, Maddie Homich and Lau

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Deputies seek armed robbery suspect on the loose

OAKFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICH. - Kent County deputies say a man with a gun forced the owner of a party store to give him money late Thursday, Sept. 21. Investigators were called out to Zain's Party Store on 14 Mile Road between Rockford and Greenville around 11:30 p.m. The owner says he was closing up for

WZZM 13 - 2017-09-22 06:39:20

Funeral service set for fallen MSP Trooper O'Neill

Michigan State Police Trooper Timothy O'Neill (Undated courtesy photo) DAVISON, Mich. - The funeral service for Michigan State Police Trooper Timothy O'Neill will be Tuesday at 11 a.m., at Apostolic Church of Auburn Hills. That's according to an obituary published by Allen Funeral Home in Davison.

FOX17 - 2017-09-22 20:37:42

Little Free Library at Spencer KDL

Spencer Township resident Tim Nowak built this Little Free Library, which now sits in front of Spencer Township Library. Courtesy photos. The Spencer Township Branch of Kent District Library is pleased to present a Little Free Library located at Spencer Township Park, 14960 Meddler Ave. in Gowen. Th

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 18:21:57

Fall Harvest Festival brings the fun to Belding

Fall is in the air at Candlestone Golf and Resort with its upcoming Fall Harvest Festival. BELDING - Fall is in the air at Candlestone Golf and Resort with its upcoming Fall Harvest Festival. "This is the third annual Fall Harvest Festival," Director of Events at Candlestone Golf and Resort Kat Ande

IONIA SENTINEL-STANDARD - 2017-09-21 23:00:12

September heat wave: Should schools stay open?

Students rest on a couch as a fan blows cooler air into the room at the Rockford Freshman Center. (Sept. 22, 2017) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Despite record high temperatures Friday, most West Michigan school districts held classes. Schools like Rockford Freshmen Center, which only has air condi

WOOD - 2017-09-22 22:36:55

Kids who wrote "April's Baby" book get surprise

These Beach Elementary students wrote the book "April's Baby" in Vicki Burke's art class last spring. Courtesy photo Earlier this year, second and third grade students at Beach Elementary School in Cedar Springs celebrated March is Reading Month by illustrating and publishing a book about the intern

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 18:59:14

The Post travels to E3 in Los Angeles

Chris Grondman, Cody Cook and Jacob Prahl of Cedar Springs traveled to the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, California and brought their favorite newspaper along. It was a three-day event that showcased many new gaming products, designs and concepts. It sounds like a great time! Th

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 18:21:58

Bark in the Dark in the park

Is there anything more enjoyable than seeing a dog walking or running in the park-tongue hanging out without a care in the world? How about hundreds of dogs (and owners) in Halloween costumes at the park? That's what participants in Humane Society of West Michigan's (HSWM) 5th Annual Bark in the Dar

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 18:21:47

Rotary donations to Hurricane Harvey victims

The Cedar Springs Rotary collected donations for Hurricane Harvey victims last week. Courtesy photos. Cedar Springs Rotarians join with you and many others with their sadness on the natural disasters happening in the US. We worked together to offer drop off sites last week for donations to send to t

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 18:11:19

American Legion Auxiliary donate backpacks for back to school

Pictured are (left to right) Tricia Schenefield; Beth Whaley; Auxiliary Unit President Deborah Chambers; Miranda Latimer; Auxiliary Unit Education Chairman Mary Anne Yuncker; and Carol Franz. School recently started again, and the need for school supplies is expensive. For students and families who

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 16:46:15

Display Pack donates water filling station to CSHS

Mr. Hansen with Josh Cooper, the faculty advisor for the Cedar Springs Interact Club Members of the Cedar Springs High School student senate and high school Interact Club, which is a junior division of the local Rotary club, have been teaming up to raise funds for water bottle filling stations throu

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 16:42:25

CTA Welcomes New Teaching Staff

CTA welcomes new teachers to the team for the 2016-17 school year. Frank Marchese, 6-12 Special Education; Kimberly Wilson, First Grade; Ashton Peerboom, High School English; and Gabriella VanKrimpen, Second Grade. CTA welcomes new teachers to the team for the 2016-17 school year. Frank Marchese, 6-

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 15:44:13

Deputies seek liquor store armed robbery suspect

OAKFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - Kent County sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect who held up a liquor store at gunpoint Thursday night. It happened around 11:30 p.m. at Zain's Party Store located at 10030 14 Mile Road in Oakfield Township, northeast of Rockford, according to a Kent Count

WOOD - 2017-09-22 08:21:02

City Manager gets high marks in first year

Cedar Springs City Manager Mike Womack recently completed his first year on the job here in Cedar Springs, and the City Council gave him high marks. The Council completed a one-year performance review of City Manager Mike Womack at their September 7 meeting. "The worst thing they said was they think

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 18:34:47

Fact correction on Nature Niche article

In the Nature Niche article titled Solar Eclipse and Science Credibility printed August 31, 2017, I stated Copernicus was placed under house arrest for not recanting that the Earth goes around the sun. It was Galileo that was placed under House arrest for building on Copernicus' work. Source of corr

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 18:21:55

Welcome Back, Chargers!

Welcome back to another amazing year at CTA Elementary! We are starting this year with a few new faces. We welcome two new faces in the Elementary building and one returning face but with a new title. In first grade, we welcome Kim Wilson. Mrs. Wilson is returning to the Cedar Springs area from a co

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 16:05:40

Matter of balance class for seniors

Senior Neighbors, a nonprofit organization that is working tirelessly for senior citizens of Kent County, will host a "Matter of Balance" class this Fall. Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. "A Matter of Balance" is an award-winning program designed to

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 15:44:14

Contaminated well concerns spawn possible Kent Co. scam

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - The recent discovery of contaminated water wells near Rockford is leading to a possible new scam targeting residents. The Kent County Health Department is warning people living in the Belmont area of door-to-door salespeople offering water tests. According to a Fa

WOOD - 2017-09-21 21:25:51

Man admits to April arson fire that killed 13 horses; faces five years on probation

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (WZZM) - A troubled young man long suspected in an arson fire that killed 13 therapy horses pleaded guilty Thursday to two felony charges stemming from the deadly April 8th blaze in Lowell Township. Instead of prison, 20-year-old Payton Jonathan Mellema will be placed on probatio

WZZM 13 - 2017-09-21 21:41:46