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2013-09-19 04:20:59

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital agency Biggs|Gilmore nabbed 24 WebAwards in the annual competition sponsored by the Web Marketing Association. In this year's competition Biggs|Gilmore won five "Outstanding Website" awards and 19 "Standard of Excellence" awards. Tying for second-most awarded agency this year, Biggs|Gilmore has been among the most-awarded agencies in the competition for the past 10 years. "Creating award-winning work takes the combined...

2013-09-18 08:33:38

New subsidiary in Southfield, Michigan / iPoint-systems expands global presence REUTLINGEN, Germany, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to a massive increase in customers in the USA, iPoint-systems has set up a new subsidiary in North America. With the established sales office in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the newly founded branch in Southfield, Michigan, the Germany-based multinational software and consulting company continues its global growth course on US soil....

2013-09-17 23:27:09

Litigation Solutions Inc. participated in the Courage Classic with the Wheels of Justice team. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Michael Lopez, President of Litigation Solutions, Inc. Colorado, and Jamie Lansing, Senior Discovery Consultant, rode 157 miles as a part of the 25th annual Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Courage Classic event held Saturday, July 20 to Monday July 22, 2013. Their team, Wheels of Justice—primarily comprised of attorneys and the legal community who...

2013-09-17 16:22:01

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtPrize, the world's largest art competition, today announced the sponsors for its 2013 event. More than 145 sponsors have come together to participate in the annual ArtPrize event. Joining for the first time are Premier Leadership sponsors, Founders Brewing Company and Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University, and Premier Benefactor sponsors, Delta Air Lines, Heineken, St. Julian Winery and Worksighted....

2013-09-12 08:21:57

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund have joined forces with the "Tom Joyner Morning Show" and "Rickey Smiley Morning Show" to launch the Ford Community Challenge Competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) -- HBCU students are encouraged to submit proposals centered around the theme of "Building Sustainable Communities" online by Nov. 10 -- A total of $100,000...

2013-09-11 08:25:26

Nation's fastest growing health club chain announces grand re-opening, after complete remodel and equipment upgrade of gym in Northville, MI NORTHVILLE, Mich., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Fitness, the nation's leading franchisor of low-price/high-value gyms, announced the completion of extensive remodeling of its Northville club, located at 235 E. Main Street, Northville. As the first Metro Detroit area gym to open under the Planet Fitness brand, in 2006, the Northville...

2013-09-10 08:21:52

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, Dave Schoch, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) group vice president and president, Asia Pacific, will participate in the Citi 2013 U.S. and European Industrials Conference. The presentation will begin at 10:15 a.m. EDT and will last for approximately 40 minutes. A listen-only audio webcast and presentation materials will be available on the Internet at www.shareholder.ford.com. About Ford Motor CompanyFord Motor...

2013-09-06 23:20:25

Rick Cramblet appointed as Executive Vice President of AeroVision International Muskegon, Michigan (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 AeroVision International, of Muskegon, Michigan, has selected Rick Cramblet to fill the newly created position of Executive Vice President. "Rick comes to AeroVision with nearly 25 years in the aerospace aftermarket bringing with him a wide variety of global leadership and management experience” said AeroVision President Jeff Barnes. “Rick will play a...

2013-09-06 12:20:43

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to Bob Shanks, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F): "The fact that we are now rated investment grade by all four major ratings agencies is further evidence of the continued progress the Ford team is making delivering our One Ford plan. Our plan is to maintain investment grade throughout an economic cycle. All of us at Ford remain laser focused on...

2013-09-05 12:21:16

Toyota Invests $28M in Ann Arbor Powertrain R&D Expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Technical Center (TTC), a division of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, N.A.(TEMA), announced an investment of more than $28M to expand its powertrain operations at two facilities in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The new growth will support powertrain development capability, specifically in the areas of design, evaluation and calibration on new engine and...


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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