Eaton Rapids http://wkar.org en Downtown Eaton Rapids Added to National Register http://wkar.org/post/downtown-eaton-rapids-added-national-register <p>The National Park Service has named downtown Eaton Rapids to the National Register of Historic Places.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 22:17:23 +0000 Mark Bashore 25138 at http://wkar.org Downtown Eaton Rapids Added to National Register Eaton Rapids foundry to create up to 200 jobs http://wkar.org/post/eaton-rapids-foundry-create-200-jobs <p><span class="dateline"><span>EATON RAPIDS, MI</span></span> <span class="article-source"><span>(WKAR)</span></span> - <span class="article-content"><span>Plans are underway to build a new foundry in mid-Michigan that will make components for wind turbines. Business and civic leaders say the plan will create about 200 new jobs for the region.<br /><br />Dowding Industries and Astraeus Wind Energy make wind turbines in Eaton Rapids. The foundry that will be located at the plant will cast the 20-ton hubs that attach to the blades.<br /> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:48:21 +0000 Kevin Lavery 1928 at http://wkar.org Eaton Rapids foundry to create up to 200 jobs