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Big Rapids, Michigan is located in Mecosta County. Zip codes in Big Rapids, MI include 49307. The median home price in Big Rapids is $89,000 which is roughly $57/per square foot. More Big Rapids information.

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Police release sketch of Big Rapids assault suspect

A woman was walking along a trail when she was approached by a man who attempted to sexually assault her, according to a news release from the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety.


Sat Jul 12, 2014

Times Herald

Lighted boats parade down Black River

Carol Hanba came from Big Rapids to watch Saturday's Lighted Boat Parade from the banks of the Black River.


Woman escapes attempted sexual assault in Big Rapids

A woman in Big Rapids was the target Friday of an attempted sexual assault, according to a news release from the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

State of Michigan

Snyder makes appointment, reappointments to Commission on Services to the Aging

LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Matthew Adeyanju, of Big Rapids, and the reappointments of Jerry Irby, of Marquette, Kristie Zamora, of Flint, Jeffery Schade, of Midland, and Harold Mast, of Grand Rapids, to the Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging.


Northern Michigan News

Public record - Missaukee County

Nikolai Teague Nash, 41, of Cadillac, was charged with felony drunken driving May 22 on LaChance Road near Lotan.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

Man to stand trial in Mecosta County homicide, hostage situation

A man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting others while he held them hostage in November will stand trial.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Showers and thunderstorms tomorrow

Overnighta you might get wet. In the early evening it looks dry, but after midnight the chance for rain and thunderstorms increases.


Thu Jul 03, 2014


Ultraviolet Hippopotamus brings its blends to Savannah

A s guitarist and vocalist Russell Olmstead sings, "Reality, just let me be," one gets the sense he means it.


Wed Jul 02, 2014

Man sentenced to prison for Ferris State shooting

Decory Demarco Downing, 21, was recently sentenced to 47 months to six years in prison after pleading no contest two counts each of assault with a dangerous weapon and felony firearms.


Oxford Eagle Online Edition

Former OHS tennis player receives Ferris State's Swears Courage Award

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. - For the first time in five years, a male student-athlete has been chosen as the recipient of Ferris State Athletics' Jimmy Swears Courage Award.


Tue Jul 01, 2014

1 dead after pickup hits tree, catches fire

It happened just before 9:40 a.m. at the intersection of 160th Avenue and McKinley Road in Colfax Township, according to the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office.


Mon Jun 30, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Mitchell Corp fire cleanup making progress

Anthony Wolfe understands why complaints are coming in regarding the slowness of the cleanup after a fire destroyed a building last fall.


Thu Jun 26, 2014

Few showers today with heat and humidity building into the weekend

A much more summer-like forecast is in the offing this upcoming weekend with building heat/humidity along with thunderstorm chances beginning Sunday.


Tue Jun 24, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Big Rapids Teen Now Charged with Rape

The 18 year old from Big Rapids who left the country allegedly to visit father in Guam now is accused of sex crimes in Mecosta County.


Sat Jun 21, 2014

Two people hospitalized with minor injuries following Big Rapids crash

Two people were hospitalized Friday with non-life-threatening injuries following a two vehicle accident near the intersection of 215th Avenue and Perry Avenue, according to the Mecosta County Sheriff's Department.


Thu Jun 19, 2014

Michigan Radio

Michigan artist May Erlewine's 7th album 'Where We Are' released today

Michigan singer and songwriter May Erlewine's seventh full-length album "Where We Are" was released today on Earthwork Music.


Beneficial rain has helped but many still drier than normal for June

It was nice to get some rain passing through this week, but even with that, much of Northern Michigan is still running a deficit of rain for the month of June.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

State of Michigan

Secretary of State Mobile Office staff answer questions for foster kids

LANSING, Mich. &#8211 Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today that her Mobile Office will assist youth leaving foster care at the 2014 Michigan Teen Conference at Ferris State University in Big Rapids this week.


Sun tomorrow, rain Friday

Showers move out of the region this evening. Much of the night will be cloudy. Overnight lows will range from upper 40s near Sault Ste.


Mon Jun 16, 2014

Free HIV tests offered next week through Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan will offer free HIV tests June 23-27 at its eight health centers.



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