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2014-10-30 23:01:17

Michigan Broadband Hero Awards Presented by Connect Michigan Lansing, MI (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 More than four hundred attendees convened at the Radisson Hotel in Lansing for the 2014 Michigan Broadband Conference. Community broadband champions, technology providers, and policymakers from across the state discussed best practices and shared strategies for leveraging technology to enhance and sustain the economic standing and quality of life for all Michigan communities. A significant...

2014-10-30 16:29:53

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paxton Medical was awarded Best of Boot Camp at the conclusion of Ann Arbor SPARK's 25(th) Entrepreneurial Boot Camp. Paxton Medical was chosen as winner by a panel of investors and industry experts who rated Boot Camp participants' pitches. Paxton Medical identifies and develops medically related products to help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of medical professionals, specifically in an operating room setting. "Ann Arbor...

2014-10-24 16:24:03

5th Annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Rising Summit Will Focus On Quality Of Life Issues DETROIT, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit residents are now registering for the 5th annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Rising Summit, which will feature a keynote presentation on improving city neighborhoods by Ken Cockrel Jr, the executive director of Detroit Future City. Sponsored by the Kresge Foundation and Detroit Future City, the summit will take place Saturday, Nov. 1...

2014-10-22 23:12:52

Homelement.com is offering special discounts for any Hillsdale Furniture beds until November 10, 2014 East Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Homelement.com always sells Hillsdale Furniture products at great price online but for a limited time, they are offering a special deal on all Hillsdale Furniture beds. From now until November 10, 2014, Homelement.com is offering a significant discount on any Hillsdale beds. Hillsdale Furniture is well known for their quality bar stools and...

2014-10-21 12:38:42

- Hacker Fellows matches graduating computer science majors with jobs at Michigan start-ups - DETROIT, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduating college seniors with degrees in computer science and related majors from an accredited 4-year college or university need to look no further than Hacker Fellows, a cutting-edge program that allows them to work as a developer at a Michigan start-up. This program, administered by Grand Circus in partnership with Invest Detroit, gives graduating...

2014-10-16 08:27:49

EAST LANSING, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MSU Product Center is pleased to announce the seventh annual Making It In Michigan Conference and Premier Specialty Food Show to be held Wednesday, November 12(th) from 7:30AM - 4:00PM at the Lansing Center. "This is poised to be our biggest event yet in terms of the number of Michigan vendors participating in the Marketplace Trade Show and the caliber of industry experts that will be leading the educational sessions," states Matthew...

2014-10-15 08:31:44

Health Services Company Latest in Flood of Businesses Opening New Offices in Detroit's Urban Core DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molina Healthcare, Inc. announced today that the company will establish a new office in downtown Detroit this fall that will house up to 125 Molina employees. The new 30,000 square foot office will be located inside the six-story building located at 615 W. Lafayette Boulevard. The building, owned by Bedrock Real Estate Services, is currently known...

2014-10-14 12:32:09

Fast-Growing Maker of Custom T-Shirts, Hoodies and Other Apparel to Hire 70-Plus Detroit Employees Ahead of Holiday Push DETROIT, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To accommodate exponential business growth, MyLocker, a top e-commerce website for custom t-shirts, custom hoodies and other apparel, recently moved its corporate headquarters from Warren, MI, to an expansive warehouse in Detroit's oldest - and now booming - Corktown neighborhood. MyLocker combines Silicon Valley innovation...

2014-10-09 08:24:20

Motown music themed float to be unveiled at Parade Preview October 15 at the Parade Company WARREN, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parade goers of all ages lining Woodward Avenue at this year's America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van Furniture will definitely be dancing in the street! To celebrate the 55(th) anniversary of Art Van Furniture and Motown, the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer commissioned a new Motown float to put fans on cloud nine along...

2014-10-08 12:24:41

Retailer to sponsor Motown Homecoming Reception with Berry Gordy at The Roostertail October 21 and Patrons Gala Reception at the Hotel St. Regis October 22 WARREN, Mich., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "It takes two!" Art Van Furniture and Motown, two iconic Michigan treasures, are toasting their 55(th) anniversaries together! As a way to celebrate the debut of the acclaimed Broadway musical at the Fisher Theatre featuring Detroit's unmistakable sound, the retailer is hosting two back...


Latest Geography of Michigan Reference Libraries

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

Isle Royale National Park
2013-04-18 00:37:38

Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...

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2009-01-17 20:55:40

The Grayling (Thymallus thymallus) is a species of freshwater fish belonging to the salmon family Salmonidae. It is native to the Palearctic ecozone (belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising Europe, Africa north of the tropic of Cancer, the northern part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Asia north of the Himalayas), and is widespread throughout northern Europe, from the United Kingdom and France to the Ural Mountains in Russia. It was introduced to Morocco in 1948, however...

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2005-06-14 11:52:08

The Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. It comprises five subspecies, including the Arctic grayling proper (T. arcticus arcticus). It is native to the Nearctic (one of the eight terrestrial ecozones dividing the Earth's land surface) and Palearctic ecozones, T. arcticus arcticus being widespread throughout the Arctic and Pacific drainages in Canada, Alaska, and Siberia, as well as the upper...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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