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2014-04-07 12:34:31

Retailer continues to be a destination for healthcare needs with Meijer Optical shops GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer announced today that it has selected U.S. Vision, Inc. as its exclusive vision center in its stores moving forward in an effort to enhance its retail healthcare services across the Midwest. U.S. Vision, a separately owned and operated company based in Glendora, N.J., is currently a tenant in 50 Meijer stores in Michigan, Indiana,...

2014-04-03 00:21:41

Southwestern Classical Academy joins Detroit high schools to Learn, Earn and Lead FLINT, Mich., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GM Student Corps kicked off its second year today, expanding the summer internship program to include a new team of 10 students from Flint Southwestern Classical Academy high school. General Motors made the announcement at the annual meeting of the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce. This year's Student Corps will provide 120 Detroit-area and Flint...

2014-04-02 12:28:08

- Bedrock Real Estate Services Signs Lease with Popular Entertainment Venue to Anchor 'The Z' Development - DETROIT, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally acclaimed gastro diner, bar and entertainment venue Punch Bowl Social today announced that it will open a new location in the heart of downtown Detroit this fall. The distinct destination will set up its 24,000 square foot street-level shop at 1331 Broadway Street, between Grand River and Gratiot Avenues, in the newly...

2014-04-02 12:20:31

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) has unveiled a new Innovation Center at the global automotive supplier's corporate headquarters in Van Buren Township, Mich. The state-of-the-art facility combines a technology showroom with a conferencing area, design studio, collaboration space and "experience lab" - aimed at fostering creativity and teamwork in delivering new products and solutions for automakers....

2014-04-01 16:22:45

Early bird registration for event, one of the largest of its kind in the nation, ends April 7 LANSING, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan native Nicole Curtis, host of the "Rehab Addict" television show, will serve as a keynote speaker at the 16(th) annual Building Michigan Communities Conference slated for April 28-30 at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO Registration for the conference is ongoing,...

2014-03-31 23:24:16

More than 150 middle school students from Detroit area schools will participate in the 3rd Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Motorized Toy Car Competition, Tuesday, April 8 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Hall B (Macomb Hall), Cobo Center, Detroit. DETROIT (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 More than 150 middle school students from Detroit area schools will participate in the 3rd Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Motorized Toy Car Competition, Tuesday, April 8 from 9 a.m.-2...

2014-03-29 23:00:48

Attendees enjoy delicious food and wine pairings and fun hat contests at 22 wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail hosted by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail's annual Spring Sip & Savor event is being held May 3-4, 2014. As vineyards wake to the sun and warmth of May, attendees enjoy delicious wine and food pairings at each of the 22 participating wineries on the wine trail and...

2014-03-26 08:26:12

Designer Todd Oldham will Offer Keynote at Symposium that Hails Michigan's Role in American Modernism LANSING, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World renowned designer Todd Oldham will deliver the keynote address as the "Michigan Modern(TM): Design that Shaped America" symposium moves from Cranbrook Educational Community to Grand Rapids this summer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO Oldham, best known for his fashion lines, interior design, books and...

2014-03-25 16:20:56

BorgWarner Expected to Create Up to 200 New Professional-level Jobs AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner will expand its Powertrain Technical Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan, to support programs in North America and supplement its global network of technical centers. The nearly 46,000-square-foot addition will include space for program managers, sales and engineering professionals. Driven by BorgWarner's escalating growth, the expansion is expected to be...

2014-03-24 16:23:06

"It's Hip to Be Here!" MIDLAND, Mich., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MATRIX:MIDLAND at Midland Center for the Arts has announced the lineup for its 37th annual MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival, featuring world-class performers, musicians and professional speakers. Tickets go on sale at noon on Monday, April 14, 2014. Information and ticket prices are available online at www.mcfta.org/mxfestival or by calling the Ticket Office at 800-523-7649....


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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