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Floods · Big Rapids

Heavy rain leads to flooding in Big Rapids area

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Flood warning issued for Mecosta County until 7:30 p.m. Isabella County reported 4.5 inches of rain in a single hour. Flood advisories are also in effect for Newaygo and Oceana counties. The National Weather Service says it has taken reports of heavy rain.See the Story
Big Rapids · Big Rapids

SVSU Sweeps Ferris State in Softball Doubleheader - MISportsNow

BIG RAPIDS – Ferris State softball dropped both games against Saginaw Valley State, 11-3 and 1-0, in Thursday’s conference doubleheader. The Bulldogs fall to 11-20 overall and 2-6 in conference play. Ferris State will looked to bounce back after this sweep when they host Wisconsin-Parkside for a GLIAC doubleheader on Saturday at 1 p.m. You can live-stream both games right...See the Story
Veterans · Big Rapids

Gilbert’s Carpets to honor four Veterans with floor remodel

BIG RAPIDS — Lending a helping hand to Veterans in a community is important for many, and one Big Rapids business is bringing back an initiative to help Veterans infrastructurally in a big way. Gilbert’s Carpets Plus Color Tile has brought back its Dream Floor Makeover this year, which will benefit even more Veterans this time around.See the Story
Big Rapids · Big Rapids

Big Rapids, Hart communities win Consumers Energy competition to fund projects

Two West Michigan communities are winners in Consumers Energy Foundation's 2022 Put Your Town on the Map contest. Big Rapids won first place with a prize of $25,000 toward a modern skate park. The city of Hart won third place, receiving $10,000 to put the art in Hart.See the Story
Big Rapids · Big Rapids

Ferris State Alum Josh Fleming Promoted To Top Assistant Role On Bulldog Coaching Staff

Big Rapids, Mich. - Former Ferris State University men’s basketball standout and alum Josh Fleming has been chosen as the Bulldogs’ new top assistant coach in an announcement made today by FSU head coach Andy Bronkema.See the Story
Big Rapids · Big Rapids

Ludington JV softball splits doubleheader with Big Rapids

BIG RAPIDS — The Ludington junior varsity softball team traveled to Big Rapids on Tuesday and split a doubleheader, winning game one, 17-16, before dropping the nightcap, 19-4.See the Story
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Montague baseball routs Big Rapids

Montague routed Big Rapids in a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon, earning 15-3 and 10-0 wins, both shortened by the mercy rule.See the Story
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Ferris State Athletics Announces Major Partnership With Peak Sports MGMT

Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State Athletics announced a new major partnership with Peak Sports MGMT to oversee multimedia rights and enhance the Bulldog Athletics marketing brand on Wednesday.See the Story
Gold · Big Rapids

Ferris State Holds Crimson and Gold Spring Football Game - MISportsNow

BIG RAPIDS — Ferris State wrapped up its spring football practices with its Crimson and Gold game, with Crimson winning the exhibition, 47-33, on Friday. The game had a fun atmosphere including some kicking contests and punt-catching contests. It also gave fans a glimpse at next year’s Ferris State football team after the Bulldogs won their first national title this...See the Story

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