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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...

2014-01-29 12:22:25

-The Children's Center's AutoGlow Detroit Razzle Dazzle, presented by Ford Motor Company, netted more than $250,000 -This year's corporate and community support for AutoGlow exceeded all sponsorship goals -Nearly 1,000 guests attended the exclusive afterglow event at Ford Field following the North American International Auto Show Charity Preview on January 17, 2014 DETROIT, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit community showed overwhelming support of The Children's...

2014-01-28 12:27:02

DETROIT, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau: What: Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) 2014 Annual Membership Meeting Who: DMCVB members and the general public are welcome to attend. Cost is $45 for DMCVB members and $50 for non-members. On-site registration will be available. When: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9 a.m.-noon Presentation begins at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served at...

2014-01-27 08:29:58

Significant donation supports museum vision over five-year period DETROIT, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its support of educational institutions across Michigan, the DTE Energy Foundation has pledged to donate $1 million to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci). The donation will span a five-year period starting in 2014, and assist MiSci to achieve its vision of inspiring Michigan families with hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The...

2014-01-24 12:23:46

Downtown Owosso and Detroit Bank Among Nominees LANSING, Mich., Jan. 24, 2014 The State Historic Preservation Review Board today announced the nomination of five sites to the National Register of Historic Places - the nation's list of historic sites worthy of preservation. Michigan is home to more than 1,600 sites. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/MM85741LOGO) "A spot on the national register is significant to property owners and communities," said State Historic...

2014-01-23 12:23:17

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) announces the following Webcast: What: BorgWarner 2013 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results Conference Call When: February 13 @ 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. Contact: Ken Lamb 248-754-0884 klamb@borgwarner.com If you...

2014-01-22 16:28:48

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on February 17, 2014 to shareholders of record on February 3, 2014. Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a technology leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrain applications worldwide. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 56...

2014-01-21 12:23:47

DETROIT, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DTE Energy announced it is donating a total of $5 million to The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) and the Michigan Community Action Agency Association (MCAAA), in an effort to help vulnerable Michigan families stay warm this winter. The contribution is DTE shareholders' response to the recent record-setting frigid temperatures. "We want to ensure our most vulnerable low-income customers have timely access to the assistance they require,"...

2014-01-20 23:01:13

Regional Foods Complement Local Wines Offering a Delicious Tour along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s annual celebration of wine, love and chocolate is set for February 8 and 9, 2014. Taste the Passion gives attendees an opportunity to sample the region’s wines paired with local food while enjoying a festive wine tour. Tickets are $35 for the weekend event, and lodging packages are available from...

2014-01-16 23:23:31

Metro-Detroit Foot Surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Young, is now affiliated with the Beaumont Hospitals, and his reputable foot care can be attained through the Beaumont Health System. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Metro-Detroit Foot Surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Young, is now affiliated with the Beaumont Healthcare System, and his reputable foot care can be attained through Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Lawrence Young is a foot doctor and foot surgeon serving the entire Metro-Detroit area, and has...


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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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