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2013-11-12 08:22:54

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Event offers Michigan companies access to purchasing decision-makers from Chrysler and its large suppliers, spurring economic and job growth in the state -- More than 2,500 applications were submitted for participation by Michigan businesses Chrysler Group embraced its "Pure Michigan" roots today, opening its doors to host a unique event aimed at matching its own business needs and those of its largest...

2013-11-08 16:21:33

BIG RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is strengthening its ties to Ferris State University (FSU) with the donation of more than $10,000 worth of machinery and technology to its heavy equipment program. University and Consumers Energy officials gathered today in Big Rapids to see how the donated equipment is benefiting FSU, home to one of the country's top heavy equipment programs. The donation includes a small diesel-powered trenching machine and 10 laptop...

2013-11-06 12:28:07

ALLEGAN, Mich., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (NYSE: PRGO;TASE) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.09 per share, payable on December 17, 2013 to shareholders of record on November 29, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/DE62255LOGO ) From its beginnings as a packager of generic home remedies in 1887, Perrigo Company, based in Allegan, Michigan, has grown to become a leading global healthcare supplier....

2013-11-01 12:28:05

LANSING, Mich., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accident Fund is donating $50,000 over the next five years to the Sparrow Foundation fund for Occupational Health Services (OHS) to be used for the prevention and medical treatment of work-related injuries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070827/CLM117LOGO ) Sparrow's OHS Department currently treats 18,000 Patients per year and works with more than 500 Lansing-area employers. "This donation will allow us to continue to...

2013-11-01 08:27:22

LANSING, Mich., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Prima Tech Incorporated, a veterinary instrument company based in Kenansville, North Carolina. Started in 1998 by Kim Quinn, Prima Tech has become an important supplier of unique veterinary instruments in the U.S. and major portions of Europe. The Prima Tech product line is designed around unique and highly accurate devices used by farmers, ranchers, and...

2013-10-31 12:22:57

Fundraising events aim to raise and distribute $1 million for Michigan families DETROIT, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy and The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) have partnered to present the Week of Warmth celebration in an effort to support the raising and distribution of $1 million in energy assistance to vulnerable Michigan families. The fourth annual Week of Warmth is a series of events that combines fundraising, energy education, uplifting community gatherings and convenient access...

2013-10-31 08:22:19

Visteon Avtopribor Electronics joint venture is one of Russia's largest suppliers of cockpit electronics for vehicles VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) has raised its equity stake in its Russian joint venture, Visteon Avtopribor Electronics, from 49 percent to 68.77 percent. This action positions Visteon as a majority shareholder in one of Russia's leading cockpit electronics suppliers. (Logo:...

2013-10-30 08:22:49

Sleek, easy-to-use, durable display brings consumer electronics styling to the automobile VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) has launched its first tablet information display on Mazda's new global platform for the Mazda 3 and Mazda Axela - bringing the style and appeal of consumer electronics (CE) displays into the vehicle. This industry-first automotive tablet display from Visteon Electronics incorporates a flat, touch-capable, protective...

2013-10-28 16:26:44

Corporate and Academic Leader Joins Innovative Michigan Company TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clyde E. McKenzie, Chairman and CEO Tellurex Corporation, has announced the appointment of Thomas C. Kinnear to its Board of Directors. The Board elected him to an open position on September 5. Kinnear, the D. Maynard Phelps Professor of Business Administration and Marketing at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, was founding Executive Director...

2013-10-26 23:04:14

Support Group meetings are offered at no cost to anyone interested in participating. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Lansing on November 11th. Meeting Details: Monday, November 11th 6:30pm – 8:00pm Location: Sparrow Professional Building (Across from Sparrow Hospital) 1200 East Michigan Avenue Conference Room B (Second Floor) Lansing, MI 48912 These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus and...


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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