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2014-08-27 12:28:20

Exclusive deal from hotel near Auburn Hills includes deluxe overnight accommodations, breakfast for two adults, two children under 12 AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills is excited to announce a new package designed for guests attending concerts at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Meadow Brook Music Festival and DTE Energy Music Theatre. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139992 The Stay For Breakfast Package...

2014-08-26 23:00:56

Four Students Are Awarded a $1,000 Scholarship for the 2014/2015 School Year Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association (LPVA) awarded its first-ever recipients of the Bruce Simpson Winemaker Scholarship. The scholarships were presented on Tuesday, August 19. Four recipients will each receive $1,000 for the 2014/2015 school year. The recipients are Kurtis Berry, Dawn Stemo, Alexis Bogdanova-Hanna and Ashley Nitz. The financial...

2014-08-26 16:20:26

Toyota to Invest $35 million, Add 250 Jobs in Region ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK provided critical support to Toyota Technical Center in York Charter Township, Mich., throughout its process of securing incentives from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation that will help the company expand in the region. Toyota has committed to investing $32.5 million in expanding its Technical Center, where it will add 250 jobs in the next five years. "We...

2014-08-25 12:24:54

TROY, Mich., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. - a full-service business-to-business public relations agency with special expertise in automotive supplier PR - will provide pro-bono media relations assistance to promote Alex's Arcade, a non-profit organization whose goal is to make chemotherapy treatments and hospital stays easier for children to endure by providing them with video games and equipment to give them a sense of comfort. "We are thrilled to be...

2014-08-25 08:20:46

Free Event Offers Access inside Detroit's most innovative companies DETROIT, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewCo Detroit will host free informational sessions with over 50 businesses throughout Detroit on Thursday, September 18 for executives, entrepreneurs, investors and the general public. Throughout the day, more than 1,000 attendees will create personalized schedules where they will attend sessions hosted by over 50 local forward-looking businesses including Apigee, Ponyride,...

2014-08-21 16:23:26

Retailer hosts more than 20 in-store parties for incoming students across the Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest retailer Meijer is welcoming an estimated 40,000 incoming college freshmen as they head to campus this fall during the widely-popular in-store parties dubbed "Meijer Mania." These annual Back-to-College events celebrate incoming students in style during a night of fun - complete with a DJ, photo booth and interactive contests - while...

2014-08-21 08:24:05

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some were "superheroes" to a Boys and Girls Club. Others gave their time to Habitat for Humanity and to a community garden in Grand Rapids. One group adopted a beach in Ludington and cleared away 25 pounds of trash. They all made a difference in the communities they serve. More than 130 Consumers Energy summer interns volunteered this summer to do work for nonprofit organizations across Michigan through the company's annual Intern Challenge. The...

2014-08-18 16:21:28

DLECTRICITY Nuit Blanche Detroit to Illuminate Midtown September 26 & 27, 2014 DETROIT, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by nighttime art and light festivals from around the world, DLECTRICITY will once again illuminate Detroit this fall. Today, Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) announced DTE Energy as presenting sponsor of this free illuminated urban spectacle featuring 35 world-renowned and emerging artists. The outdoor arts celebration will be held Sept. 26-27 in Midtown from 7...

2014-08-14 16:22:57

Governor, Rick Snyder Recognized For Promoting, Protecting And Sustaining Michigan's Forests LANSING, Mich., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Forest Products Council (MFPC) announced that Michigan Governor, Rick Snyder received the annual Tuebor Award from the MFPC's board of directors. "Governor Snyder has been a leader for Michigan," said MFPC Chairman, Ron Salisbury. "Over the past ­­­four years, Governor Snyder has an accomplished record as a public servant,...

2014-08-14 12:25:22

- The 11th Annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic raised more than $500,000 net for Detroit PAL bringing the total to more than $4.5 M net DETROIT, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th Annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic on Monday, August 11 raised more than $500,000 in net proceeds for Detroit PAL. It brings the total amount raised from the event to more than $4.5M net over the last 11 years. The event, held at the historic Detroit Golf Club, is considered one of the most...


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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