Mecosta County Newswire

Mecosta County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mecosta County, MI.

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  1. Nestle Makes Billions Bottling Public WaterRead the original story

    Friday | Drudge Retort

    In rural Mecosta County, Mich., sits a near-windowless facility with a footprint about the size of Buckingham Palace. It's just one of Nestl's roughly 100 bottled water factories in 34 countries around the world.

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  2. How Nestle makes billions bottling waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    In rural Mecosta County, Mich., sits a near-windowless facility with a footprint about the size of Buckingham Palace. It's just one of NestlA 's roughly 100 bottled water factories in 34 countries around the world.

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  3. Bloomberg publication covers Nestlea s push to pump more water out of MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Metro Times

    A water tanker is filled with water at NestlA 's loading station in Evart, to be shipped to the company's bottling plant in Stanwood. MT readers may recall our article late last year about the way NestlA has pumped billions of gallons of Michigan's water out of the ground.

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  4. Nestl Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing ForRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Bloomberg

    In rural Mecosta County, Mich., sits a near-windowless facility with a footprint about the size of Buckingham Palace. It's just one of  Inside, workers wear hairnets, hard hats, goggles, gloves, and earplugs.

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  5. Genesee County deer tests positive for fatal viral diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Michigan Radio

    ... , and it can be passed to people through unpasteurized dairy products. The two female deer are from a farm in Mecosta County, north of Grand Rapids. The farm has been quarantined and other deer are being tested for CWD.

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  6. West Michigan orchards, eats, and harvest treatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | WOTV Battle Creek

    ... home! Since September is the beginning of harvest season, it's easy to find fresh fruit and vegetables in Mecosta County . Places like the Big Rapids Downtown Farmers Market display the season's farm-fresh produce. Two harvest-filled events await ...

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  7. 2017 Michigan Deer ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | California Game and Fish

    ... (359) was established in response to a pair of CWD-positive whitetails that came from a fenced deer farm in Mecosta County. Portland and Danby Townships in Ionia County and Roxand Township in Eaton County were added to DMU 333. Nine CWD positive ...

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  8. Study: Nestle Waters benefits Michigan economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Westport News

    ... company's environmental impact. Ice Mountain brand water, which is bottled at a plant in western Michigan's Mecosta County and sold in the Midwest, is the source of Nestle Waters' expanding operations in the state. While the growth continues to ...

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  9. Jurors' Rights Pamphleteer Says Prosecutors Twisted the Law to Silence HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Keith Wood, the Michigan activist who was convicted of jury tampering last June for handing out pamphlets about jurors' rights near the Mecosta County courthouse, argues in an appeal filed this week that local officials who disagreed with the ideas he was promoting violated his First Amendment rights by misreading state law. Although Wood was convicted of trying to improperly "influence the decision of a juror in any case," he says, no one who received a flyer from him qualified for that description.

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  10. Larry CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Northern Michigan News

    Larry was born on January 30, 1949, in Mecosta County, to Lawrance and Martha Curtis. Larry graduated from Big Rapids High School.

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  11. Two motorcycles collide when one overtakes the other, two seriously hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | MLive.com

    A man and woman from Big Rapids were seriously injured when two motorcycles collided while going the same direction, police said. Mecosta County sheriff's deputies said the crash happened just before noon, Saturday, Sept.

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  12. 2 seriously hurt when Mecosta County motorcycles collideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    At 11:54 a.m. Saturday, the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident on 85th Avenue south of Five Mile Road in Hinton Township. The investigation showed that an accident occurred when a motorcycle was overtaking another motorcycle and the two struck each other.

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  13. Motorcycle crash sends two to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | WOODTV.com

    It happened around 11:54 a.m. Saturday on 85th Avenue south of 5 Mile Road in Hinton Township, authorities said. The Mecosta County Sheriff's Office said in a release that there were two people from Big Rapids on one of the motorcycles, neither of which were wearing a helmet.

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  14. Nestle economic study good overall, some flawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | Northern Michigan News

    ... Nestle brand operating in the region, "kind of set the standard" for jobs, said Jim Sandy, president of the Mecosta County Development Corporation. Close to 50 percent of the county is "working poor," but Ice Mountain jobs are sustainable for a head ...

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  15. 1 million bottles of Ice Mountain water from Mecosta County heading to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | WJRT

    Some 26 trucks loaded with more than 1 million bottles of water from the Ice Mountain bottling plant near Stanwood in Mecosta County are on their way to Texas. The water will be delivered to Salvation Army locations and to first responders in southern Texas working in the area ravaged by Hurricane Harvey.

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  16. Man dies after falling into Big Rapids creekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Detective Brian Miller tells FOX 17 the man appeared to be intoxicated when witnesses saw him trip and fall down a small embankment into Mitchell Creek. Miller says an autopsy conducted by the Mecosta County Medical Examiner's Office did not reveal a specific cause of death, and they'll have to wait for toxicology text results to come back.

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  17. Class to be held in Cadillac aims to help caregivers copeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Northern Michigan News

    ... would like to take the classes but aren't available at that time should get in touch with Pamela Daniels in Mecosta County at (231) 592-0792. Lindquist and Daniels said they plan to offer the program at different times and locations in the future. ...

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  18. State reminds hunters of new rules: Only some deer parts can be brought into MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Michigan Radio

    ... eer, moose, and elk. It has not been shown to be contagious to humans. The two female deer are from a farm in Mecosta County, north of Grand Rapids. The farm has been quarantined and other deer are being tested for CWD.

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  19. Wexford County, Michigan, Horse Contracts WNVRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Horse

    ... this year. Currently, 42 counties in Michigan have had one or more birds test positive for WNV, including Mecosta County from the DHD#10 area. "West Nile Virus continues to be a risk in Michigan and has been present in the state for over 10 years", ...

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  20. Osceola County camper caper solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Northern Michigan News

    ... have been identified. The recovery was possible through the joint efforts of the sheriff's office as well as Mecosta County Sheriff's Office, Lake County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Forest Service. The case remains under investigation for ...

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