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2013-10-20 23:00:11

Annual holiday wine tour event offers local food and wine pairings, a commemorative wine glass, holiday ornament, gift bag and more. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 Leelanau Peninsula’s largest wine tour event, Toast the Season, offers a local food and wine pairing at 22 participating wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. The self-guided tour, held the first two weekends of November, is an annual tradition that has sold out for the past three years....

2013-10-18 16:20:25

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on November 15, 2013 to shareholders of record on November 1, 2013. Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a technology leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrain applications worldwide. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities...

2013-10-17 16:28:14

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK recently launched its redesigned website, AnnArborUSA.org. The new website features enhanced tools for businesses and job seekers. "The website is one of the most critical tools we have to engage our varied audiences, which include entrepreneurs, businesses, and talent," explained Donna Doleman, Ann Arbor SPARK's vice president of marketing. "It continues to be at the center of our efforts to promote the region as a...

2013-10-17 16:27:24

Michigan Department of Human Services Maura Corrigan; Hantz Chairman and CEO John Hantz and Detroit City Council President Saunteel Jenkins Among Others to Attend Celebration DETROIT, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Department of Human Services and Hantz Woodlands, an enterprise of Hantz Farms, today announce that the purchase agreement of 1,500+ blighted parcels of land on Detroit's Lower East side has been approved by the emergency manager and signed by Governor Rick...

2013-10-17 16:23:58

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK was recently honored for its New Media marketing efforts with a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). Details on Ann Arbor SPARK's new media marketing strategy are offered in a new video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwemMhzhulw "Ann Arbor SPARK markets the region to a diverse audience, including entrepreneurs to site selectors to investors. To...

2013-10-17 12:31:13

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grand Rapids-area leaders and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) today launched the largest residential cleanup effort in city history with the demolition of an abandoned house in a neighborhood hit hard by the foreclosure crisis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/MM85741LOGO) MSHDA, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Treasury, Gov. Rick Snyder, the Kent County Land Bank, city...

2013-10-17 12:21:56

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) announces the following Webcast: What: BorgWarner 2014 thru 2016 Net New Business Q&A Conference Call When: November 5, 2013 @ 4:00pm Eastern Where: http://www.borgwarner.com/en/Investors/default.aspx How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived at...

2013-10-16 23:33:34

Midland Introduces “The Weather Center” Smartphone Alerting App to U.S Customers Kansas City, MO and Norman, OK (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Midland Radio Corporation, the leading provider of weather alert radios in the U.S. and Canada, today announced a partnership with Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc., a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, alerting, and forecasting services. Together, the companies are launching a Midland-branded version of...

2013-10-15 20:20:20

DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy's preliminary investigation of the temporary lighting failure that occurred at Comerica Park during Major League Baseball's American League Championship Series (ALCS), has found there was a cable failure in the area near the stadium, which caused the problem. The lights in the stadium were out for approximately 20 minutes beginning at approximately 4:41 p.m. Power was restored in the stadium at around 5:00 p.m. The cable failure...

2013-10-15 12:21:08

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinia Group Inc., an innovative global leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and marketing of industrial grade products and services, will relocate its Ann Arbor, Mich., headquarters to Gastonia, N.C., home of its Global Filtration group. The transition to the new corporate headquarters will occur in phases during 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090326/AFFINIALOGO ) "The relocation of Affinia Group's...


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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