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2013-08-28 12:20:48

"Safe Routes" to help children traveling to school DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA of Michigan presented a $28,000 check to the Detroit Public Schools (DPS) to help expand the district's volunteer patrol program to keep children safer when traveling to school. The check was presented to school district leaders at Fisher Magnet Lower Academy, located at 15510 E. State Fair Rd., Detroit today (August 28, 2013). (Logo:...

2013-08-27 23:29:24

Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a northwest Michigan home inspection company located in Traverse City, is pleased to announce that he is now certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) to inspect for Wood-Destroying Insects and Organisms. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC...

2013-08-26 12:23:24

Presented by Paint Creek Center for the Arts ROCHESTER, Mich., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Art & Apples Festival is the second largest juried fine arts festival in Michigan with over 285 artists, family activities, live entertainment, and great food. The festival was recently...

2013-08-23 23:20:59

As PotLocator.com continues a marketing outreach to the twenty legal medical marijuana states, the company has not even come close to coming up short! The company has just added a Grand Rapids, Michigan business, Home Grown Hydroponix, which will mainly provide services to citizens in the surrounding towns and cities of Lansing, Muskegeon, Standale, East Grand Rapids and Eastmont. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Home Grown Hydroponix is a Michigan hydroponics store that has been providing the...

2013-08-21 12:20:31

Detroit Uncorked is scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2013 at The Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit This annual event is presented by Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with Detroit Wine Organization, to benefit The Children's Center Take advantage of the early purchase ticket package: General Admission: $75 and VIP Experience: $130, prior to August 31 DETROIT, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ninth Annual Detroit Uncorked, presented by Ford Motor Company will take...

2013-08-19 23:00:10

St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a VIP party and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 20. The community, which is located in southern Cook County, Illinois, will serve low-income seniors who need some help to maintain their independence. Bradley, IL (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a VIP party and ribbon-cutting ceremony from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The...

2013-08-17 23:00:04

BMA Management, Ltd., has named Laurena Carter Administrator at St. Anthony of Lansing, an affordable assisted living community in southern Cook County, Illinois. The community will serve low-income seniors and be managed by BMA, the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 Laurena Carter, of Chicago, has been named Administrator at St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community recently developed in southern Cook...

2013-08-15 16:22:58

- The Tenth Annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic raised $530,000 for Detroit PAL bringing the total for the event to date to over $4 M net DETROIT, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tenth Annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic on Monday August 12 raised a total of $530,000 in net proceeds for Detroit PAL. It is the largest amount raised to date for the event. Supporting the young people served by Detroit PAL, the event is spearheaded by Paul W. Smith, host of "The Paul W. Smith Show,"...

2013-08-14 23:00:34

BMA Management, Ltd., has named Kourtnie Rohrbach as the Director of Marketing for St. Anthony of Lansing, an assisted living community in southern Cook County. The community, which will serve low-income seniors, is managed by BMA, the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois. Bradley, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Kourtnie Rohrbach of Plainfield, Illinois, has been named Director of Marketing for St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community. The community, which...

2013-08-14 12:24:14

Quicken Loans to adopt Detroit's Burton International Academy and provide school supplies from sister company, Chalkfly DETROIT, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation's largest online mortgage lender, today announced that the No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS driven by Ryan Newman will feature a special paint scheme supporting the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) at the Pure Michigan 400, held at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday,...


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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