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Discover Big Rapids in United States

Big Rapids in the region of Michigan with its 10,601 habitants is a town located in United States - some 549 mi or ( 884 km ) North-West of Washington , the country's capital .

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Local time in Big Rapids is now 01:20 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Detroit " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Chicago, Grand Rapids, Grant Center, Hawkins, and Hersey. When in this area, you might want to check out Chicago . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Big Rapids ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Welcome to Kitty City (REMIX ft. Flux Pavilion and Example)

1:52 min by Alexx June
Views: 1597 Rating: 1.86

Welcome to Kitty City REMIX ft. Flux Pavilion and Example ..

The Big Event 2012-Ferris State University

10:37 min by FerrisStateVideo
Views: 660 Rating: 5.00

Ferris State University hosted The Big Event, an annual community service project in the Big Rapids community on April 14. More than 1500 students participated in a variety of community service projec ..

Big Rapids holds children's parade for Month of the Young Child

7:04 min by bigrapidsnews
Views: 611 Rating: 5.00

Hundreds of children marched down Michigan Avenue in Big Rapids on Thursday morning. The annual Children's Parade is in celebration of the Month of the Young Child in April. ..

TIG GTAW Aluminum Welding ~ A Beginner Practices: ten hours previous training

21:54 min by CaromVideo
Views: 352 Rating: 5.00

This video was shot only for my own review as I try to figure out TIG welding. I've found TIG to be a technically challenging process yet one that I wish to learn well. My background is video producti ..

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Big Rapids, Michigan

Big Rapids is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 10,601 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Mecosta County. The city is located within Big Rapids Township, but is politically independent.

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Located at 43.70 -85.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1855 establishments in Michigan, Cities in Michigan, County seats in Michigan, Micropolitan areas of Michigan, Populated places established in 1855, Populated places in Mecosta County, Michigan

Ferris State University

Ferris State University (FSU, Ferris) is an American public university with its main campus in Big Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1884 as the Big Rapids Industrial School by Woodbridge Nathan Ferris, an educator from Tioga County, New York, who later served as governor of the State of Michigan and finally in the US Senate where he remained until his death in 1928. The school was noteworthy at its time for accepting female students beginning with its first graduating class.

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Located at 43.70 -85.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Buildings and structures in Mecosta County, Michigan, Education in Mecosta County, Michigan, Educational institutions established in 1884, Ferris State University, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Universities and colleges in Michigan, Visitor attractions in Mecosta County, Michigan

Ewigleben Arena

The Robert L. Ewigleben Ice Arena (pronounced A-VUH-glabe-in) is a 2,493-seat hockey arena in Big Rapids, Michigan. It is home to the Ferris State University Bulldogs ice hockey team of the CCHA. The building is attached the FSU Sports Complex, which also includes Wink Arena, a volleyball court, a studio ice rink, offices, concessions and meeting space. The Ice Arena also hosts the local high school and junior hockey programs. The arena is named for Dr. Robert L.

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Located at 43.68 -85.49 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: College ice hockey venues in the United States, Event venues established in 1976, Ferris State University, Indoor arenas in the United States, Indoor ice hockey venues in the United States, Sports venues in Michigan

Roben-Hood Airport

Roben-Hood Airport is a public airport located two miles (3 km) northwest of the central business district of Big Rapids, a city in Mecosta County, Michigan, United States. It is owned by the City of Big Rapids. Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Roben-Hood Airport is assigned RQB by the FAA and WBR by the IATA.

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Located at 43.72 -85.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Airports in Michigan, Buildings and structures in Mecosta County, Michigan, Transportation in Mecosta County, Michigan


WWBR (100.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. Licensed to Big Rapids, Michigan, it first began broadcasting in 1964 under the WBRN-FM call sign. Bill Beckwith hosts the morning show.

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Located at 43.66 -85.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Country radio stations in the United States, Radio stations established in 1964, Radio stations in Michigan