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2013-10-04 08:20:50

ACCESS AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS FOR ANGLERS OSCODA, Mich., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy's popular Foote Dam access site on the Au Sable River has reopened. The tailwater access site located near Oscoda had been closed since May for a construction project to upgrade the site, repair a sheet pile wall and improve safety for visitors. The site reopened Oct. 3. "Consumers Energy is pleased to report the access site is now open, and, more importantly, the project was...

2013-10-04 08:20:39

YORK, S.C., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 50 York Comprehensive High School students, along with education, government and community leaders, will experience a modern manufacturing plant and learn more about careers in this growing sector of the economy when they visit Meritor's (NYSE: MTOR) York plant on Oct. 4 during Manufacturing Day. The event coincides with the second annual, nationally celebrated Manufacturing Day. Spearheaded by the National Association of Manufacturers...

2013-10-03 23:00:24

Auto owners insurance in Lansing, MI rates are now up for view online at the Auto Pros company website. These rates for Michigan drivers are supplied through partner brokers able to secure affordable rates exclusive to MI car owners online. Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Automobile owners residing in the state of Michigan can now get access to a helpful way to find and compare rates for insurance online. The Auto Pros company has created this tool to help provide low rates for...

2013-10-03 08:31:05

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Manufacturer of Home Furnishings The Company is a southeastern based manufacturer of decorative home furnishings and specializes in producing proprietary scented products. The borrower was founded in 1983 and has recently experienced a period of growth. The Company's sales are highly seasonal and tied to the year-end holiday season. Management was seeking a flexible financing option to accommodate its business plans. (Logo:...

2013-10-02 16:20:46

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) announces the following Webcast: What: BorgWarner 2013 Third Quarter Results Conference Call When: October 30 @ 9:30am 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...

2013-10-01 08:21:24

DETROIT, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Detroit Windsor Tunnel has made NEXPRESS Toll even easier to use with dedicated toll lanes for travelers with NEXPRESS Toll cards or Nexus cards loaded with NEXPRESS Toll dollars. Every Monday through Friday- during the commuter rush- special lanes are available at the plaza exclusively for program members. Windsor Plaza: Monday-Friday, 6:00AM- 9:30AM.Detroit Plaza: Monday-Friday, 3:00PM- 6:30PM.Express lanes are identified with signage that...

2013-09-30 12:24:38

TROY, Mich., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gregory J. Gamalski has been published in the Michigan Real Property Review. The Michigan Real Property Review is the official journal of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. Mr. Gamalski's article, entitled "A Menagerie of Real Estate Interests: Housing Cooperatives, Chapter 455 Summer Resort Associations, and Less Frequently Seen Home Owner Entities", discusses the history of these subjects which have real effects...

2013-09-27 23:27:13

Support Group meetings are offered at no cost to anyone interested in participating. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Lansing, MI on October 14th. Meeting Details: Monday, October 14th 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Sparrow Professional Building (Across from Sparrow Hospital) 1200 East Michigan Avenue Conference Room B (Second Floor) Lansing, MI 48912 These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus...

2013-09-27 12:20:28

Rev. Jesse Jackson Challenges the Automotive Industry to Even the Playing Field at Conference on October 2, 2013 DETROIT, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project, an initiative of the Citizenship Education Fund (CEF), will host its 14(th) Annual Rainbow PUSH/CEF Global Automotive Summit welcoming automotive executives, suppliers, dealers and advertising agencies to continue the dialogue of inclusion with African American companies and auto...

2013-09-27 08:21:57

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has named Kalamazoo College its "Green Generation Customer of the Year" in recognition of the College's overall sustainability effort and its voluntary participation in this renewable energy program. The 1,450-student liberal arts and sciences college located midway between Detroit and Chicago purchases 720,000 kilowatt-hours (KWh) of renewable energy annually from Consumers Energy, enough to supply 8 percent of 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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