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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 $89,900. More Big Rapids information.

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Saturday | Northern Michigan News

Big Rapids fast food restaurant identified as location of data breach in Mecosta Co.

A Wendy's Restaurant in Big Rapids has been identified as the source of a data security breach that affected several debit and credit card holders in Mecosta County.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

As fund-raisers go, Make-A-Wish Michigan's bicycle tour is wheel deal

Vinnie Perna was diagnosed with leukemia in 2007 when he was just 6 years old, and his one wish was to go to Disney World.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

Warmth to gradually build this weekend into next week

Northern Michigan will be entering a dry spell at least for a few days with warmer and somewhat more humid weather on the way rolling into our weekend.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

Business owners facing charges of fraud in two counties

Joseph Kukla, 29 of Morley and his wife, Nancy Kukla, 28 of Morley are owners of Your Floor Store in Big Rapids.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

Monday PM Showers

The radar here will update automatically. We have scattered showers and a couple of relatively week thundershowers, most of which are now east of a line from Holland to Big Rapids (outside the "wind shadow" of Lake Michigan.


Quick sample of fall Tuesday

It will certainly feel like a lot like fall with daytime highs Tuesday about as chilly as they get in the afternoon hours of mid-July with a few spots Tuesday perhaps breaking record cold daytime highs which are in the mid-50's/low-60's for most of Northern Michigan.


Northern Michigan News

Grand Parade rides into LeRoy for Razzasque Days

Kids' games and parade floats filled the streets of LeRoy as hundreds of residents and visitors came into town to celebrate Razzasque Days.


Sun Jul 13, 2014

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.



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