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2014-04-15 12:20:48

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK, in collaboration with Redwood City, Calif.-based NestGSV, recently hosted a connected vehicle hackathon. Ann Arbor-based Hertz Alerts won the Hertz challenge track grand prize, an Xbox One Titanfall Bundle, as well as the Ann Arbor grand prize of $10,000 of business acceleration services from Ann Arbor SPARK and a TK1 development kit from NVIDIA. During the 26-hour event, teams at SPARK Central and NestGSV solved...

2014-04-14 16:23:45

April 27 - May 4 - Laurel Park Place, Livonia LIVONIA, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookstock's back, offering incredible deals on used books and media Sunday, April 27 - Sunday, May 4 at Livonia's Laurel Park Place. Bargains abound at Bookstock, metro Detroit's biggest and best used book and media sale where all proceeds benefit literacy and education projects in metropolitan Detroit. Detroit News columnist Neal Rubin is Honorary Chair of Bookstock and Carol Goss, immediate past...

2014-04-14 12:30:42

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EVENT: THE MICHIGAN MODERNISM EXPOSITION LOCATION: The Southfield Municipal Complex, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, Michigan. On Evergreen Road at Civic Center Drive (10 1/2 Mile) exit south on Evergreen Road from I-696 DATES: April 25, 26 & 27, 2014 (Friday, April 25 - Preview Party, 7-11 PM) TIMES: Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm Sunday: 12 noon - 5 pm...

2014-04-11 12:22:51

More than $3,000 in QuiltWeek Awards Available GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Experience Grand Rapids has announced the inaugural 2014 Young Textile Art Challenge. The contest, hosted in conjunction with the American Quilter's Society (AQS) 2014 Grand Rapids QuiltWeek®, is open to artists ages 18-30. With more than $3,000 in prize money available, organizers hope the competition will encourage younger textile artists to enter the competition and attend the show....

2014-04-10 23:28:02

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Outstate Michigan awards $19,948 grant for Activity Therapy Center Sensory Equipment at Eagle Village. Hersey, MI (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Outstate Michigan has awarded funds to Eagle Village since 2005. Dollars from donation boxes placed at McDonald’s Restaurants across Michigan return to communities not only in the form of grants, but also scholarships to high school graduating seniors and to the Ronald...

2014-04-10 23:22:58

National tech conference brings thousands together to showcase innovative ecosystems. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Techweek, the conference dedicated to showcasing innovation ecosystems in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York, today announced it is coming to Detroit in May. Techweek Detroit’s conference and expo will take place on Thursday, May 22 and Friday, May 23 at the former Federal Reserve Building in downtown Detroit located at 160 Fort Street. Admission prices...

2014-04-10 23:05:08

Protect America and Michigan State University Empower Advertising Students to Creatively Overhaul Charities Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 National home security company Protect America has announced its third joint partnership with Michigan State University and repeated participation in the charitable Pay It Forward program. The Company and University have joined together to help charities in Lancing, Michigan in a unique way. Pay It Forward spans the entire spring semester at...

2014-04-09 12:20:13

NOVI, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eberspaecher, a global Tier 1 leader in the development and manufacturing of exhaust system technology, announced today a significant expansion in Michigan beginning in late 2014 extending through 2019. This expansion includes investment of $122 million USD and 545 new jobs. The company is purchasing land in Michigan to expand its facilities in order to accommodate multiple actions: incremental business, increased vertical integration, and...

2014-04-08 16:20:58

DETROIT, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) will announce its first quarter 2014 earnings before the market opens Friday, April 25. The company will conduct a conference call to discuss earnings results at 9 a.m. EDT the same day. Investors, the news media and the public may listen to a live internet broadcast of the call at www.dteenergy.com/investors. The telephone dial-in numbers are U.S./Canada toll free: (888) 778-8912 or International toll: (913) 312-1429....

2014-04-07 16:26:04

Events center will create 5,500 jobs and $200 million in job-related income including over $100 million for Detroit residents DETROIT, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) today submitted to the Downtown Development Authority Board for its review and approval the recommendation of Barton Malow-Hunt-White as general contractor for the new Detroit events center. The DDA board is scheduled to consider and vote on the recommendation at a meeting on...


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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