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  1. The Next Page / Set up to fail: the spiteful nature of Jim Crow literacy testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... was no legal remedy," said David Pilgrim, vice president of diversity and inclusion at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich., and founder of the university's Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia. How difficult were the tests? Mr. Miller said ...

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  2. Gov. Snyder appoints new Ferris State board of trustees membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | MLive.com

    ... have them as trustees and we have all benefited from their distinguished service." "As a long-time leader in the Big Rapids community, Sueann Walz has been a tireless promoter and supporter of the university," Granger said. "Sueann's passion for all ...

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  3. SunshineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WOODTV.com

    ... at Chicago. It's a rare calm winter day. At 2 pm the wind speed was 2 mph or less at Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, Big Rapids, Kalamazoo and Marshall. The fastest wind of all the reporting stations in Michigan was 8 mph at Ironwood in the western U.P. ...

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  4. Dr. Cliff Sjogren compiles stories and images of early CadillacRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Northern Michigan News

    ... rampage" in a local bar and a house of "ill-repute," that includes Miss Minnie Brown, who "strayed up here from Big Rapids or some other bad town." Also woven through the book is admiration for our city fathers. He believes their benevolence, ...

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  5. Evart officials face challenges to raise water and sewer revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Northern Michigan News

    ... The previously proposed rates were compared in the OHM Advisors report to community water and sewer rates in Big Rapids, Reed City, Clare, Mount Pleasant and Alma. The commodity charge rate for water in Reed City was $2. The commodity charge for ...

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  6. Ramblers take care of Big RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Northern Michigan News

    McBain built a 20-point lead only to watch it dwindle to single digits before closing out Big Rapids 65-54 in a non-conference boys basketball contest Tuesday night. The Ramblers, who were up six points at halftime, put together a strong third quarter with solid rebounding and solid perimeter shooting to take control of the game.

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  7. Big second half lifts Ferris State to seventh-straight winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | MLive.com

    ... The afternoon game was played before a large crowd of nearly 1,500 fans, which included children from across Big Rapids as part of a "Kids Day" event. "It was a great crowd and wonderful to have so many kids in the building," said FSU head coach ...

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  8. Reeths-Puffer's Connor McKinnon and Rebecca Johns, Orchard...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... on the day. McKinnon won over 40 matches as a junior at 140 pounds. The 160-pound senior went undefeated in the Big Rapids Invitational on Saturday to notch his 100th career win. "It is something he can definitely build on," said Orchard View coach ...

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  9. Snowblower sure beats shoveling, says dadRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Northern Michigan News

    ... for 11 years. The family-owned business based in Traverse City had served customers from the Mackinaw Bridge to Big Rapids, so it made sense to open a second location to serve their customers south of Grand Traverse County, Fleis said. In the warmer ...

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  10. Hockey Notebook: Thunderbirds midgets back on home iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | SooToday

    ... Wilderness. The Lake Superior State Lakers played their final series before Christmas as they traveled to Big Rapids, Mich., to take on Ferris State. The Lakers dropped both games of the weekend set, losing 5-2 on Friday and then 5-0 on Saturday. ...

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  11. Kalamazoo man pinned inside truck after colliding with tractor in Mecosta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | MLive.com

    ... County EMS and Fork Rescue used rescue tools to free Hamming from his truck. He was then taken to Spectrum Health Big Rapids, and was later transported to Spectrum Health Grand Rapids, according to the sheriff's department. The driver of the ...

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  12. Elaine M. LarsonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Globe

    ... enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. Surviving are her daughter, Cheryl (Rex) Richardson, Big Rapids; two grandchildren, Scott Richardson, Charlotte, and Eric (Jackie) Richardson, Big Rapids; two great-grandchildren, Alec and ...

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  13. Cadillac boys open with win over Reed CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Northern Michigan News

    Cadillac did just that as it beat Reed City 52-38 in non-conference boys basketball game Tuesday night at home. Cadillac made it second straight trip to the Class B state semifinals while Reed City won 16 games before falling to Big Rapids in the district tournament.

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  14. LEFT: A mug shot of Douglas Robinson. RIGHT: A mug shot of Patrick Kettner.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WOODTV.com

    Two Mecosta County teens charged with sexually assaulting two teen girls are behind bars after entering into a plea agreement. Douglas Robinson, 19, of Big Rapids, and Patrick Kettner, 18, appeared in Mecosta County Circuit Court Monday for settlement conferences in their cases.

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  15. Sharon Ann JonesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Northern Michigan News

    Sharon Ann Jones, of Tustin, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014, at Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital. She was 66. Sharon was born December 11, 1947, in Cadillac, to Robert Lester and Bessie Irene Rose.

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  16. Hockey Notebook: Look who cleaned up this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | SooToday

    ... and Luke Johnson also scored in the win. The Lakers are on the road again next weekend when they travel to Big Rapids, Mich. to take on Ferris State. (Photo: Batchewana Attack players celebrate a goal during a game against the visiting Sudbury ...

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  17. Michigan weather this week: When does the warming trend hit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | MLive.com

    ... should be above freezing today and dip just below freezing tonight. The heaviest snowfall will stretch from Big Rapids to Cadillac to Gaylord. That area could have two inches of snow overnight, and maybe three inches in an isolated spot. You might ...

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  18. Weekly amount set for cleanup of Mitchell Corp fireRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Northern Michigan News

    ... with the owners. The fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 27, 2013. Fire departments from Haring Township, Big Rapids and McBain assisted at the scene. Cadillac police and the Wexford County Sheriff's Department closed the streets to traffic. ...

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  19. West Michigan-based Residential Real Estate Company Grows 65%; Adds Jobs, Opens New LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | PRWeb

    We provide the tools and systems required for success without a lot of excess, levels of bureaucracy or expenses that are so common. Five Star Real Estate has experienced a 65% increase in agent numbers over the past three years and, in response, has opened five additional locations in 2014 in Caledonia, Muskegon, Kalamazoo, Big Rapids and Grand Rapids East Beltline to meet needs.

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  20. Mitchell Corp owners could face legal penatlites for failure to clean up siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Northern Michigan News

    ... remained behind. The fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 27, 2013. Fire departments from Haring Township, Big Rapids and McBain assisted at the scene. Cadillac police and the Wexford County Sheriff's Department closed the streets to traffic. ...

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