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2013-10-14 20:21:05

Saginaw Mayor Pro Tem Browning, Saginaw County Treasurer Novak, U.S. Rep. Kildee, federal, state and local leaders kick off Saginaw's unprecedented $11.2 million campaign to fight blight SAGINAW, Mich., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saginaw-area leaders and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) today launched the largest residential blight removal effort in the city's history with the demolition of six homes in a distressed neighborhood on Saginaw's...

2013-10-13 23:03:17

Michigan Doula company expands encapsulation services to beyond the metro Detroit area and into northern Ohio. Troy, MI (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 The Michigan-based doula service company Beautiful Beginnings recently announced via their publicist at Front Street PR that they have expanded encapsulation services. Beautiful Beginnings will now provide encapsulation services clients who are only interested in encapsulation services, as well as those interested in encapsulation as a part of a...

2013-10-10 23:00:33

St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host its first fall festival on Oct. 19. The community, which is located in southern Cook County, Illinois, serves low-income seniors who need some help to maintain their independence. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 19. The community, which is located at 3025 Spring Lake Drive in...

2013-10-10 16:24:23

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Marketing Group is opening a new call center in Ann Arbor, where the company expects to hire 150 by the end of the year. The company, which is headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, was awarded $600,000 in incentives from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to support its expansion in to Michigan. A video on Universal Marketing Group's expansion to Ann Arbor is online:...

2013-10-10 16:24:21

- Collection of street art makes 'The Z' about much more than shopping and parking - DETROIT, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit-based Bedrock Real Estate Services and Library Street Collective, a Detroit-based fine art gallery, today announced a dynamic art project that will make visiting 'The Z' development in downtown Detroit a destination. The Z project invited the best street artists, muralists, fine artists and graffiti artists from around the world to transform the...

2013-10-10 08:33:58

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accident Fund Holdings, Inc. recently received the 2013 Technology Innovation Award from the Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) and Ward Group. The award recognizes the successful implementation of an initiative where technology played a major part and "made a significant difference" to the business environment in terms of strategic direction, improved operational efficiency, increased revenue and/or other business...

2013-10-09 23:21:28

"Back to Eden" Voted Top 25 in Grand Rapids, MI ArtPrize 2013, World’s Largest Art Competition Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Artists have their favorite mediums, be it paint, textiles, metals, wood, clay and others. Michigan horticulturalist Dave MacKenzie’s unconventional chosen medium is living plants. Dave MacKenzie has a vision of a “gray to green” Eden-like future, in which buildings, homes, bridges, parking lots and roadways are clothed in...

2013-10-09 16:21:18

DETROIT, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy will host its inaugural DTE Cares Day, a company-wide day of community service, on Oct. 14, 2013, beginning at 9 a.m. More than 400 employees will volunteer to help several non-profit organizations and positively impact the communities DTE Energy serves. "Non-profit organizations are the heart and soul of the collaborative effort to enhance the quality of life in Michigan," said Jerry Norcia, president and chief operating officer...

2013-10-08 23:04:06

Ramona Howard is an accomplished litigator who brings more than 20 years of experience, representing clients with medical malpractice and personal injury claims at trial and on appeal, to the firm. Southfield, MI (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Sommers Schwartz P.C., a leading contingency fee based litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that attorney Ramona C. Howard has joined as a shareholder. Ms. Howard is an accomplished litigator who brings more than 20 years of experience representing...

2013-10-05 16:21:28

DETROIT, Oct. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit's getting a new film festival -- one in which the Motor City and Michigan will play the starring roles. The Freep Film Festival, presented by the Detroit Free Press and Detroit Media Partnership, will debut March 20-23, 2014. The annual event will showcase documentary films about Detroit and our region. The festival will be held at two iconic venues: the Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts, and The Fillmore Detroit, in...


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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