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Big Rapids Radio Network Daily News

Big Rapids Radio Network Daily News
Brandon Wirth
Your local news every weekday for the greater Big Rapids area!
Big Rapids Radio Network Daily News
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Tuesday, Dec. 5

December 5th, 2023 12:00am
77-year-old female from Remus involved in turnover accident near Canadian Lakes, team of Ferris State University Information Security and Intelligence students post strong results in the National Cyber League competition, and Michigan selected for Rose Bowl in College Football Playoff matchup with Alabama.

Monday, Dec. 4

December 4th, 2023 12:00am
Ferris State Hockey splits home weekend slate with CCHA top-ranked St. Thomas, loaded city commission meeting agenda on deck for Monday in Big Rapids, and new bird flu found in the state of Michigan.

Friday, Dec. 1

December 1st, 2023 12:00am
Former Mecosta County Undersheriff Gary Green named Ferris State University Department of Public Safety director, two-vehicle accident outside Big Rapids Walmart leaves one driver injured, and Ferris State University hosting holiday giving promotions for this upcoming weekend's home action.

Thursday, Nov. 30

November 30th, 2023 12:00am
Mecosta County’s Beth Wernette wins Michigan State Farm Bureau 2023 Young Farmer Discussion Meet, Ferris State University softball program announces a bi-weekly camp will start Dec. 3, and new Michigan State head football coach Johnathan Smith officially introduced in East Lansing.

Wednesday, Nov. 29

November 29th, 2023 12:00am
Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh responds to potential "asterisk" on season, senior students in Ferris State University’s Medical Laboratory Science degree program getting hands-on opportunities to master skills in a simulation lab, and Macomb Community College becomes site of death investigation.

Tuesday, Nov. 28

November 28th, 2023 12:00am
Mecosta County Sheriff's Office continuing to sell holiday cabin raffle tickets, a single-engine plane crash in Ludington now under investigation, and one-car rollover accident from Sunday leaves 74-year-old driver injured.

Monday, Nov. 27

November 27th, 2023 12:00am
Giving Tuesday around the corner in Mecosta County this week on Tuesday, MDHHS seeking proposals for student internship stipend program to enhance behavioral health workforce, and security experts around the state warn shoppers of identity theft threats during holiday shopping.

Friday, Nov. 24

November 24th, 2023 12:00am
Attorney General Dana Nessel is out with a warning on shopping scammers, State Rep. Ken Borton joining a chorus of state officials for calling on outdoorsmen to focus on doe hunting, and Ferris State University Public Relations student, Vinny Short, gains experience of hopping on a tour bus with a band in Nashville.

Thursday, Nov. 23

November 23rd, 2023 12:00am
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 38th annual survey shows Thanksgiving will cost less this year than 2022, Ferris State softball lands six prep student-athletes in early signing period, and federal agents giving key advice for those holiday traveling out of Metro Airport.

Wednesday, Nov. 22

November 22nd, 2023 12:00am
Ferris State women's and men's basketball squads both represented by nation's best top-11 ranked tandem, widespread car selling online becoming "inevitably" close to reality, and Ferris State's "Giving Tuesday" coming up to support students facing food and housing insecurity.

Tuesday, Nov. 21

November 21st, 2023 12:00am
Reed City Police Department releases images of person of interest in bank fraud case, Big Rapids Police Department announces the hosting of the 4th annual "Season of Giving" gift drive, and gas prices have dropped statewide ahead of Thanksgiving travels.

Monday, Nov. 20

November 20th, 2023 12:00am
Michigan State's search for a new president down to one finalist, 277,032 check donation presented to The Pink Agenda by Scooter's Coffee, and Ferris State University women's volleyball captures 2023 GLIAC Tournament Championship.

Friday, Nov. 17

November 17th, 2023 12:00am
Michigan house expecting large elections next year with current legislative tie, Ferris biology instructor Cindy Fitzwilliams-Heck receives award for outstanding efforts in education, and MDOT planning application period for "Paint the Plow" project.

Thursday, Nov. 16

November 16th, 2023 12:00am
R.J Tessier returns as Ferris State University's Professional Tennis Managment program director, Michigan Court of Claims judge rules that former President Donald Trump can remain on the presidential primary ballot, and Michigan Lottery holding "Lucky Dog" promotional contest for new 1 instant game.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

November 15th, 2023 12:00am
State of Michigan launches new Apprenticeship program, Ferris State men's basketball set for season home opener, and the student attendance at Michigan public schools has reached pre-pandemic levels.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

November 14th, 2023 12:00am
Ferris State President Bill Pink awarded with Michigan College Access Network Lighthouse award, state Senators introduce bill for teaching gun safety in state schools, Kent County Sheriff's Office responds to report of gunshots and fights last Saturday night.

Monday, Nov. 13

November 13th, 2023 12:00am
Ferris State Football faces Grand Valley State in playoffs after beating Wayne State in regular season finale, Michigan Public Service Commission reveals winter energy appraisal, and Death with Dignity law packages introduced in Michigan.

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Local High School Schedule & Scores

CSAA Basketball (Boys)

12/4/23 - 7:00pm

Lakeview 48 @ Saranac 19

12/5/23 - 7:00pm

Big Rapids 58 @ GR Aviation Acad 48

   -> Game broadcasting on WBRN 1460am, 96.5fm

Tri County @ Greenville

Grant @ Hart

Newaygo @ Montague

Pine River @ Morley Stanwood

Evart @ Reed City

Mason County Central @ White Cloud

12/6/23 - 7:00pm

Chip Hills @ Gladwin

12/8/23 - 7:30pm

Big Rapids @ Reed City

   -> Game broadcasting on WBRN 1460am, 96.5fm

Central Montcalm @ Newaygo

Chip Hills @ Morley Stanwood

Grant @ Lakeview

White Cloud @ Tri County

Kent City @ Fruitport Calvary Christian


CSAA Basketball (Girls)

12/4/23 - 7:00pm

Reed City 27 @ Evart 47

Tri County 30 @ Lakeview 38

Grant 56 @ Ravenna 13

Farwell 37 @ Chip Hills 41

Mason County East 9 @ White Cloud 50

12/5/23 - 7:00pm

Cedar Springs @ Big Rapids

Carson Ciy-Crystal @ Central Montcalm

Greenville @ Tri County

Pine River @ Morley Stanwood

Montague @ Newaygo

12/8/23 - 7:30pm

Big Rapids @ Reed City

Central Montcalm @ Newaygo

Chip Hills @ Morley Stanwood

Grant @ Lakeview

White Cloud @ Tri County

Kent City @ Kenowa Hills


Big Rapids Ice Hockey

12/2/23 - 2:00pm

Big Rapids 0 @ Plymouth 8

12/8/23 - 2:00pm

Grosse Ille @ Big Rapids

12/9/23 - 8:00pm

Big Rapids @ Gaylord

12/15/23 - 7:00pm

Jackson Lumen Christi @ Big Rapids

12/16/23 - 11:35am

Okemos @ Big Rapids

12/20/23 - 7:15pm

Big Rapids @ Midland Dow

12/22/23 - 5:00pm

Big Rapids @ Cheboygan


Big Rapids Bowling (Boys & Girls)

12/2/23 - 2:00pm

Boys - Big Rapids 22 @ Lakeview 8

Girls - Big Rapids 20 @ Lakeview 9

12/9/23 - 9:00am

Boys - Central Montcalm @ Big Rapids

Girls - Central Montcalm @ Big Rapids

12/16/23 - 9:00am

Boys - Big Rapids @ Kent City

Girls - Big Rapids @ Kent City

CSAA Basketball Standings

CSAA - Boys

  1. Newaygo 2-1 (1-0)
  2. Big Rapids 1-1 (1-0)
  3. Grant 1-1 (1-0)
  4. Kent City 1-1 (1-0)
  5. Reed City 1-1 (1-0)
  6. Tri County 1-2 (1-2)
  7. Central Montcalm 2-1 (0-1)
  8. White Cloud 1-1 (0-0)
  9. Lakeview 0-2 (1-2)
  10. Morley Stanwood 0-2 (0-1)
  11. Chip Hills 0-2 (0-1)

CSAA - Girls

  1. Lakeview 1-0 (1-0)
  2. Grant 1-0 (0-0)
  3. Chip Hills 1-0 (0-0)
  4. White Cloud 1-0 (0-0)
  5. Big Rapids 0-0 (0-0)
  6. Central Montcalm 0-0 (0-0)
  7. Tri County 0-1 (0-1)
  8. Kent City 0-0 (0-0)
  9. Morley Stanwood 0-0 (0-0)
  10. Newaygo 0-0 (0-0)
  11. Reed City 0-1 (0-0)

This Week's Poll

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