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  1. Fifth Third Bank branch robbed in Big Rapids, same day as Wyoming robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    A man wearing a ball cap held up a Fifth Third Bank branch in Big Rapids, just two hours after a bank robbery of another Fifth Third Bank branch in Wyoming. In Big Rapids, a man entered the branch at 101 N. Michigan Ave. about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 20. The robbery in Wyoming happened about 2:20 p.m. at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 62 54th St. SW, near Division Avenue.


  2. Bill Babis has been appointed General Manager at The Kimpton Muse Hotel in New York - NY, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hospitality Net

    ... t the 236 room Kimpton Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Babis graduated from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan with a degree in international business.


  3. Suspect sought in Big Rapids bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Big Rapids Police on Wednesday released several photos of a suspect in an armed robbery at the Fifth Third Bank.


  4. Driver rolls car on U.S. 131 after falling asleep at wheel, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 |

    A 21-year-old woman was hospitalized early Sunday morning after a one-vehicle rollover accident on U.S. 131 in Big Rapids Township. Deputies from the Mecosta County Sheriff's deputies reported that they were called to the southbound lanes of U.S. 131 near 13 Mile Road in Big Rapids Township to investigate the crash.


  5. Genealogy Query - JACKSON : JACKSON : JACKSONRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 |

    I am looking for my birth family. Birth info: Butterworth, 5/31/1972 Agency/ adoption info: Catholic Charities GR, July 23?, 1972, to Andrew and Phyllis Jackson in Big Rapids, MI, my parents are a mixed couple blk and white


  6. Ferris State releases survey results on unwanted sexual experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 |

    ... prevention programs found the material beneficial. Eighty-five percent of the survey respondents were from the Big Rapids campus. The next largest group was from the Grand Rapids campus, not including Kendall College of Art and Design, which ...


  7. Natural Resources Commission to meet Thursday in LansingRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | State of Michigan

    ... shooting at those areas, and highlights of the recent Michigan United Conservation Clubs annual convention in Big Rapids. The Committee of the Whole meets at 2 p.m. and starts with the Department of Natural Resources director's report, including ...


  8. DTE gives back to West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 |

    ... shore for its Summer Jobs Program, which helps students ages 16 to 19 in Muskegon, Muskegon Heights, Baldwin, and Big Rapids find summer employment.


  9. WMU Hockey home game against FSU moved to Oct. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 |

    The Western Michigan hockey season-opening series against Ferris State has been changed to a Thursday/Friday series with the Broncos hosting the Bulldogs on Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. The two teams rekindled their long-standing rivalry last season as a part of a five-year deal that begun last season. WMU opened the season with a 3-2 win at Lawson Ice Arena and then tied the Bulldogs 1-1 the following night in Big Rapids.


  10. Clifford Thomas WellmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Clare County Review

    Clifford Thomas Wellman, Sr., age 76 of Big Rapids, formerly of the Clare area, passed away at his home on Thursday, June 23, 2016. He was united in marriage to Frances Ann Nixon on August 22, 1964 at the St. Agatha Catholic Church in Detroit.


  11. Step inside the biggest U.S. factory making military boots, shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 |

    There is constant motion inside Big Rapids' largest footwear factory. A slight breeze propelled by big industrial fans cuts through the warm air.


  12. Man, 56, killed in Newaygo County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... was struck by a northbound vehicle. Maddox died from his injuries. The other driver, a 74-year-old woman from the Big Rapids area, was hospitalized with unspecified injuries.


  13. Three Cardinals grab WMD honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | White Lake Beacon

    ... and Anna Buswinka earned first team honors. Danielle VanHeck was named to the second team. First team all-WMD: Big Rapids Crossroads - Miranda Carlson, Haylee Worrall, Kourtney McKinnon, Lydia Bennett. Brethren - Taylor Cordes, Keisha Picklesimer, ...


  14. Boater, fisherman dead on separate parts of Muskegon RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | White Lake Beacon

    Authorities say a boater has apparently drowned and a fisherman has died along separate stretches of the Muskegon River in western Michigan over the weekend. The Mecosta County sheriff's department says 47-year-old Lee Cooley of Big Rapids was boating Sunday near Stanwood with his 21-year-old daughter when they hit a large sunken log and were thrown from the boat.


  15. Police identify man who died after boat crash, daughter survivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 |

    Police identified Lee Cooley, 47, of Big Rapids, as the man who died, June 26, in a boating accident on the Muskegon River while fishing with his daughter. Rescuers found the victim's body a mile upstream of River Ridge Resort in Stanwood after searching for several hours.


  16. Body of missing man pulled from Michigan river; second in 2 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | UPI

    ... 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Mecosta County Sheriff Todd Purcell said. He was only identified as a 47-year-old man from Big Rapids. The man and his 21-year-old daughter were fishing when heavy rain forced them to return to the boat landing. The body of a ...


  17. Muskegon River Claims Two Lives Mecosta County, Mi (WHTC) - The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | WHTC

    A 47-year-old Big Rapids man was recovered in 14 feet of water around 4:35 p.m. Sunday. June 26. The man whose name is being withheld, was fishing with his daughter on the river near M-20 when heavy rain forced the two to return to a boat landing.


  18. 2 hurt in ATV crash in rural Mecosta Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 |

    ... and it left the road, hitting several small trees and then rolling over. The driver was taken to a hospital in Big Rapids, while the 60-year-old man who was her passenger was airlifted to a Grand Rapids hospital. Their conditions were not known ...


  19. Woman driving ATV hits trees, 1 airlifted from sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 |

    ... 75th Avenue. The ATV overturned after hitting trees, sending the female operator to Spectrum Health Hospital in Big Rapids. The woman's 60-year-old male passenger was transported by Aeromed to the Spectrum Health Hospital in Grand Rapids. Both the ...


  20. Fatigue a factor in crash involving teen driving into ditch, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 |

    A 16-year-old Big Rapids boy was injured after driving off Northland Drive and into a steep ditch late Friday, June 24. The teen was driving on Northland Drive just north of 11 Mile Road in Mecosta Township when his vehicle went off the road. It struck multiple trees and a culvert.


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