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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 $85,000 which is roughly $50/per square foot. More Big Rapids information.

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Man, found with self-inflicted knife wound, assaults deputy on trail, authorities say

A Morley man faces felony charges for allegedly assaulting a deputy who found him a mile away from home with a self-inflicted knife wound after he was reported missing.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Views up above: Significant Muskegon River flooding captured from NOAA aircraft

Several images, taken by a crew from NOAA's National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center, show the river overtopping its banks and flooding many areas near the Croton Dam, Big Rapids and Evart.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Shelter prepared for flood victims

The American Red Cross has set up a shelter in the Evart middle school for anyone displaced by high water.


Automobile Magazine

Feature Flick: 2014 Cadillac ELR Range Challenge

While it might cost more than twice as much as the Chevrolet Volt on which it is based, the 2014 Cadillac ELR has a certain luxury appeal to it that could coax well-to-do types into the flashy two-door hybrid.


Thousands in West Michigan still without power Monday: See the latest updates

Thousands of Consumers Energy customers in Kent, Muskegon and Montcalm Counties remain in the dark Monday morning after a powerful storm swept through the region Saturday evening.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

Flooding rain for Michigan tonight, and then record breaking snowfall possible

This is a precipitation forecast for Sunday through 8 p.m. Monday. The heaviest rain is likely to fall from Big Rapids to Mount Pleasant to northeast Michigan.


Sat Apr 12, 2014

Severe Storms

These are the severe weather and General Thunderstorm Outlooks from the Storm Prediction Center for today , tomorrow and Monday.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

WWBN-FM Burton

Michigan Man Accused of Fondling the Easter Bunny

A Michigan woman employed by a local drug store to dress in an Easter Bunny costume and take photos with kids is claiming she was fondled over the weekend.


Mon Apr 07, 2014

Man: Easter Bunny says I fondled her

A Big Rapids man says he is being accused of fondling a woman dressed in an Easter Bunny costume at a drug store.


Fri Apr 04, 2014

Early spring storm slamming the area but decent weekend on tap

While Northern Michigan contends with an early spring storm Friday, the weekend will be salvaged with much of the weekend looking fine from a weather standpoint.


Sat Mar 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

You haven't lived here until ... you stroll along the Michigan Art Walk

Students walk past the 'Celebration' sculpture by Ray Katz, one of nearly two dozen pieces that make up the Michigan Art Walk at Ferris State University in Big Rapids.


Thu Mar 27, 2014

Sloppy spring storm bringing rain and accumulating snow

This particular storm system is creating quite the variety of weather across Northern Michigan.


Wed Mar 26, 2014

Michigan's Best: Van Brocklin's Bakery is a doughnut romance

Thirty-eight years ago at Marge's Donut Den in Grand Rapids, Joe was a baker and Lynne worked at the counter.


Wintry mix with fifties to follow

A storm moving across the plains will bring some warm air to the Great Lakes. During the transition from the frigid 20s to the mild 40s some precipitation will likely begin with snow flurries Wednesday evening.


Great Lakes Ice 400% of Average for 3/26

Click on the images to enlarge. The Great Lakes have 400% more ice cover than on an average 3/26 and this is a record extent for any 3/26.


Mon Mar 24, 2014

Less Than a Week to "Warm-Up"

Springlike weather is comingthe pattern changes to warmer and wetter. First, cold for another couple dayslight snow around daybreak tomorrow could make for slick spots for the Tues.


Sat Mar 22, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Hearing on motion to dismissed adjourned in obtaining under false pretenses case

A hearing for a motion to dismiss charges against a Cadillac couple was adjourned Wednesday to allow the judge time to gather more information.


Victim of fatal Mecosta County snowmobile crash identified

Jeremy Krikke, 39, of Big Rapids, has been identified as the victim of a fatal snowmobile crash on Friday night in Martiny Township, according to the Mecosta County Sheriff's Department.


Big Rapids man dies in late-evening snowmobile crash

A 39-year-old Big Rapids man died late Friday, March 21 after his snowmobile hit a tree in what police say was an alcohol-related crash.


WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Deputies: Victim Dead In Snowmobile Crash

MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich. - A person from Big Rapids is dead after a snowmobile crash, that's according to the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office.



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