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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
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 .
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.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
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.