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Big Rapids,

city (1990 pop. 12,603), seat of Mecosta co., W central Mich., at the falls of the Muskegon River; inc. 1869. Agriculture and light manufacturing predominate, and Big Rapids serves as a shipping point for the region's grains. Extensive natural gas wells are nearby. Ferris State Univ., part of the Univ. of Michigan system, is in the city.
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based ISO 9001:2000 compliant manufacturing facilities in Big Rapids, Michigan and Jonesboro, Arkansas.
June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America today presented legal arguments before the Michigan Court of Appeals in the appeal of a 2003 Mecosta Circuit Court ruling that would have deprived the company of the right to use wells that draw water supplies for the company's Ice Mountain water bottling facility near Big Rapids, Michigan.
The office furniture manufacturer will move logistics and production from its Jonesboro, Arkansas, and Henderson, Texas, plants to Holland and Big Rapids, Michigan.
today announced that it has purchased the land and a 52,000 square foot building for a new facility in Big Rapids, Michigan.
A highly successful, goal oriented student, Terra is planning to attend Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, this fall to eventually earn a doctorate in pharmacy.
Alan Lewis, who runs the College of Optometry at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, which found that during nighttime driving, headlight glare from the vehicles traveling behind you can be blinding.
Dean of Ferris State University's Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids, Michigan, recently concluded research on the effects of rearview mirror-reflected glare on the human eye.