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2014-05-20 16:28:06

- State-of-the-art 66,000 square foot facility at 1401 Rosa Parks Boulevard to house server, training and meeting space - DETROIT, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quicken Loans Inc. and Bedrock Real Estate Services LLC, today began construction on the state-of-the-art Quicken Loans Technology Center, a 66,000-square-foot data center and office complex located at 1401 Rosa Parks Boulevard in Detroit's up-and-coming Corktown district. The new facility will feature two 10,000-square-foot...

2014-05-15 12:30:29

The kite network Hosts Third Annual Race to Raise Awareness for Grief Support Services ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local non-profit organization, the kite network, will host its third annual 5K Fun Run and Family Walk this Saturday for runners of all levels and families. All funds raised will support the organization's mission to offer free grief support services to Washtenaw County area residents in need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/NE14845LOGO...

2014-05-13 16:24:55

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies Inc., an Ann Arbor SPARK business accelerator client that makes the SISU Mouth Guard and SISU SOVA Night Guard, is expanding to a 15,000 sq. ft. facility in Saline, Mich. The new facility includes a wet lab for research and development, offices for management and sales, and a manufacturing area. A video on Akervall Technologies and its expansion is available online at...

2014-05-13 12:35:08

- This year's event is scheduled for August 11, 2014 at the Detroit Golf Club DETROIT, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th Annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic kicks off the next decade of supporting Detroit youth on August 11, 2014 at the Detroit Golf Club. After a record-breaking 10th annual outing last year, the event, which has raised more than $4.0M net to date, is considered one of the most successful of its kind in Michigan. The Paul W. Smith Golf Classic is the largest...

2014-05-13 12:33:05

DETROIT, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The focused, speedy recovery of the Motor City ignites a stunning decision by local, woman-owned gallery to push businesses to the next level. The daily street vibe is sparking a faster pace. People are working together, combined with positive buzz, to trigger opportunity. Presence II Productions Gallery Of Decorative Art and Design is featuring weekly, showcased collaborations. The campaign debuts May 15(th) 2014 at 1274 Library Street Studio...

2014-05-12 23:03:35

This Year’s Festival to Include VIP Party, Wine Education Tent, Second Music Stage and a Juried Art Show with Best of Show and People's Choice Awards Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The 2014 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival presents a new and improved event for its 6th year. This year’s festival, to be held at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons on Saturday, June 21, celebrates regional wine, food and culture of northern Michigan. More than 5,000 people...

2014-05-12 23:02:24

Telematics Update is excited to confirm Don Butler, Executive Director Connected Vehicle and Services, at Ford on the super-panel which headlines this year’s Telematics Detroit (4-5 June, The Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI). (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Don Butler will join Phil Abram, CIO at General Motors, Henry Bzeih, CTO at Kia Motors, Tom Gebhardt, COO & President of Panasonic Automotive, and Tim Yerdon, Director, Visteon, on the panel moderated by Thilo Koslowski of Gartner....

2014-05-09 23:04:44

Small Plates event offers ultimate culinary experience of regional wines and fare in the tasting rooms and vineyards of Leelanau Peninsula. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail reintroduces Small Plates, a once-wildly popular series of upscale wine and food pairings along the trail. This event was hosted once already to critical acclaim and, therefore, will take place again on Friday, May 30. Participants enjoy a full glass of wine paired...

2014-05-08 23:03:48

Telematics Update today announced that telematics industry executives based in Michigan are invited on a complimentary basis to walk the exhibition floor at the 14th annual Telematics Detroit 2013 Conference & Exhibition (June 4-5, Novi, MI, USA). (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Over 2000 senior telematics executives are set to converge for Telematics Detroit 2014 at the Suburban Showcase Collection in Novi to debate the most cutting edge issues to decide the future of the connected car. Over...

2014-05-08 16:21:55

LANSING, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to bipartisan action in the State House today to raise transportation investment by $450 million per year. "Today in Lansing an overwhelming majority of Democrats and Republicans in the State House worked together to pass a package of legislation to build better roads. We especially commend the...


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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