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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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Tuesday | CBS Local

16-Year-Old Canton Boy Dies 2 Days After Tubing Accident

Malick had been camping with the group at the Cran-Hill Ranch near the city of Rodney, not far from Big Rapids, when the incident occurred under a foot bridge behind the Big Rapids Middle School near the mouth of Mitchell Creek.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

MLive.com

Canton teen nearly drowns; pulled from Muskegon River in Big Rapids

A teenager from the Canton area was pulled from the Muskegon River this weekend and flown to the hospital after nearly drowning on a tubing trip.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WOODTV.com

1 airlifted after hit-and-run rollover

Authorities in Mecosta County say one man sustained life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run crash south of Big Rapids.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

MLive.com

Ferris State Alumni Association awards $24,000 in scholarships to 21 students

The Ferris State University Alumni Association has awarded $24,000 in Legacy Scholarships to 21 students for the 2014-15 school year.

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WOTV Battle Creek

Finances are a big part of the college experience

BIG RAPIDS, Mich Campus of Ferris State University in Big Rapids getting ready for the 2014-15 school year.

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WOTV Battle Creek

Tables, chairs, pool table in dorm room area

BIG RAPIDS, Mich Maranda got a chance to tour one of the residence halls at Ferris State University .

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WOTV Battle Creek

Counter at restaurant on Ferris State campus

BIG RAPIDS, Mich College cafeterias are not what they used to be - more like restaurants - stations during specials during the day from lunch to late night.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WOODTV.com

Cool, Clean Air

Here's a couple of midday pics. from the GLERL cameras in Muskegon and Alpena . We've cleared out the wildfire smoke and the sky is back to bright and clean blue.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

MLive.com

Big Rapids officer conducts traffic stop, finds active meth lab in vehicle, police say

Big Rapids police arrested a 29-year-old Baldwin man after finding an active meth lab inside a vehicle during a traffic stop.

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MLive.com

Former Ferris State professor creates endowment for welding scholarhships

A former Ferris State University professor is leaving his estate to the Big Rapids school, which will then be used to provide scholarships to students majoring in welding engineering technology .

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Detroit Free Press

3 charged for massive #ProjectP rave in Mecosta County

Mecosta County rave: A Mecosta County rave that drew about 2,000 mostly young people and led to a sexual assault and many drug and alcohol overdoses is being investigated.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

MLive.com

Mecosta rave party: Police explain why they did not break up massive gathering

Police from seven agencies who responded to a "rave"-style party that attracted thousands Saturday night chose to manage the situation from the perimeter, rather than moving in to hand out potentially hundreds of citations.

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UpNorthLive.com

A prolonged dry spell on the way

While nothing too extreme, parts of Northern Michigan could use a little rain and the outlook is pretty meager for getting any over the next week or so.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Multiple injuries, sexual assault following Mecosta Co. a ravea attended by 2,000+ overnight

At a party police say was attended by more than 2,000 people overnight at a farm in Mecosta County, six people had to be hospitalized and one woman says she was sexually assaulted.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Man found face down in Muskegon River

A 59-year old Big Rapids man was found lying face down in the Muskegon River around around 12:30 Thursday morning.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Damage left in wake of storms with fall like feel in air Monday

Low pressure with quite a bit of cold air aloft crossed into an unstable air mass across Lower Michigan Sunday with thunderstorms quickly blowing up Sunday afternoon with some of them quickly becoming severe.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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.

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