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DeCory Downing (Booking Photo)

Man Avoids Attempted Murder Conviction In Ferris State Student’s Shooting

A 21-year-old Detroit-area man charged in the shooting of a Ferris State University student at an off-campus apartment in February has entered a plea in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2014

Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Ferris State Student Shooting

Burkovich says the suspect has a long criminal record and isn’t a student at the Big Rapids school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2014

Officials gather next to a diesel-powered trenching machine that Consumers Energy donated to Ferris State University. Consumers Energy donated more than $10,000 worth of machinery and technology to Ferris State's heavy equipment program. Consumers Energy photo.

Consumers Energy Donates Over $10K In Equipment, Tech To Ferris State U

Consumers Energy is strengthening its ties to Ferris State University with the donation of more than $10,000 worth of machinery and technology to its heavy equipment program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2013

Ferris State University junior Shaughna Langerak of Howard City with a fruit fly experiment that may lead to longer life spans.

Tech Tour Day Eight: Ferris State Biotech Booming At The Edge Of The North Woods

Ferris State University gets tons of life science industry lab techs ready for work. And someday its research might help you live 50 percent longer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

Mecosta County Earns Certification As A Connected Community

Mecosta County will become the latest Michigan county to earn the designation “Connected Community” under the Connect Michigan initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

Data Breach At Ferris Reveals Names, SS Numbers

A data security breach at Ferris State University put identifying information of thousands of people at risk of being accessed, and the school is offering free credit monitoring as a precaution to those affected, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

A map of Merit Network's REACH-3MC project as of April 2013.

Merit Lights More REACH-3MC Network

Merit Network, Inc. announced the completion of three key segments of its Round II REACH-3MC network build-out: Grand Rapids to Big Rapids, Rose City to Oscoda, and Hillman to Posen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2013

Fred Byrne (Handout photo)

No Sign Of Missing Mich. Man After Aerial Search Of Missouri Forest

Authorities say an aerial search of Mark Twain National Forest in southern Missouri didn’t find a missing Michigan man whose car was discovered earlier in the remote area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2013

College Student Found Injured In Snow Bank

An 18-year-old Ferris State University student is in critical condition after spending several hours in a snow bank after a party.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2013

Fred Byrne (Handout photo)

Missing Mich. Man’s Car Found In Missouri Forest

Authorities in southern Missouri were searching for clues Friday after a car belonging to a missing Big Rapids man was found in Mark Twain National Forest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2013