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2014-02-13 16:21:53

Nearly $1 billion spent with Michigan businesses in 2013 DETROIT, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy exceeded its target for spending with Michigan-based companies in 2013, as part of its ongoing commitment to promoting the importance of supporting in-state companies through the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative. Last year, DTE spent $809 million with suppliers based in Michigan, compared with a target of $625 million. This means DTE Energy spent more than $1.6...

2014-02-13 12:21:42

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Consulting Group, a nationally recognized Michigan-based engineering services firm specializing in geotechnical, environmental and construction engineering services, announced today that it has opened a new full service office in Ann Arbor to work with clients in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County and the surrounding area. G2 has completed several campus improvement and infrastructure projects at the University of Michigan with its...

2014-02-13 08:29:33

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duffey Petrosky will receive the Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) Dave Bing MVP Leadership Award at the organization's annual ceremony, February 13, 2014 at the Detroit Athletic Club. The award is presented to the agency for its support of Detroit PAL with years of pro bono support, which includes PSA development, public relations support and digital and traditional marketing counseling. "I'm thrilled to present Duffey...

2014-02-10 23:24:28

LHP Software adds second Detroit area location, plans to double employee count. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 LHP Software, an Indiana-based engineering services company, is continuing its expansion in the Detroit automotive market. Since opening its Troy office in January 2012, LHP has grown to more than 20 employees based there and recently added a second Troy location that will serve as its technical and training center for the region. Through a partnership with...

2014-02-06 16:21:01

YPSILANTI, Mich., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltia Air Lines (OTCBB: BLTA) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website (www.baltia.com). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/NY55640LOGO ) Anthony D. Koulouris, Vice President of Marketing stated, "Baltia's new website is being rolled out and will be actively updated over the next few months to deliver up-to-date information to our shareholders as well as our future customers." Mr. Koulouris also stated...

2014-02-03 12:25:08

IXITI.com - the portal to the area's arts and cultural activities and events DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IXITI.com is a dynamic, interactive online destination for everyone who wants to be "in the know." It is also a collaboration that draws together the exhibitions, concerts, art classes, and much more from more than 100 nonprofit organizations - as well as commercial theatre and art galleries. Powered by CultureSource, the professional association for arts and culture...

2014-01-30 12:25:49

WIXOM, Mich., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtServe Michigan today released its third Creative State Michigan report focused on Fiscal Year 2011 for nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in Creative State Michigan 2014 and the creative industries as a whole in Creative State Michigan 2014: Creative Industries Report. Learn more at www.CreativeStateMI.org. "ArtServe expanded its data to comprehensively define and measure the influence of the creative industries to Michigan's...

2014-01-30 12:20:23

YPSILANTI, Mich., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltia Air Lines (OTCBB: BLTA) announced today that it is finalizing the selection of Cabin Crew in anticipation of training. Baltia is selecting experienced cabin crew personnel in preparation for the inaugural flight. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/NY55640LOGO) Recently, Baltia's initial crew of pilots completed ground school and will begin simulator training in February. Step by step Baltia Air Lines is...

2014-01-29 23:03:22

The new Electromagnetic Compatibility Center (EMC) at Grand Valley State University, which pairs students with local companies, is the first of its kind in West Michigan. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 A new center at Grand Valley State University is working with West Michigan companies to develop and test new electrical products entering the marketplace. The Electromagnetic Compatibility Center (EMC), which pairs students with local companies, is the first of its kind in West...

2014-01-29 12:24:29

Photo contest will pair iconic penny horse with retailer's youngest shoppers GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer is offering its younger customers a chance for a co-starring role in an upcoming television commercial at the cost of one cent. The commercial is scheduled to debut across the Midwest retailer's five-state footprint in 2014, and will feature images of children riding its iconic penny horse, Sandy, over several generations. Meijer is asking customers...


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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'