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2014-07-14 16:20:35

Continuous investment in Michigan leads to job creation; increased R&D/engineering services for customers NORTHVILLE TWP., Mich., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aisin, one of the world's leading Tier One automotive components manufacturers, will cut the ceremonial red ribbon today signifying the grand opening of the new North American Headquarters of Aisin World Corp. of America (AWA) and Aisin Technical Center of America (ATC-A). The renovated 200,000 square foot building is located...

2014-07-11 12:23:23

Detroit Lions to Donate Goal Posts DETROIT, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Lions will donate goal posts for Detroit's Cody High School as part of a plan by non-profit Life Remodeled to build a new football field at the school. Construction of the field is major step toward Life Remodeled's goal of renovating the school and its surrounding neighborhood this summer. The Cody Comets' former field sat on the same location as the new field until 2006 when vandalism and lack...

2014-07-10 12:28:26

BCBSM, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marketing Associates, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions to compete in Olympic-style events July 21-24 in Downtown Detroit DETROIT, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The game is on and the competition is fierce as the six Live Downtown companies face off in the third annual Live Downtown Games. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), Compuware, DTE Energy, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions and Marketing Associates will send their finest...

2014-07-09 23:09:22

Though she traveled the world, what preserved her sanity was preserving this French Canadian 1850s farmhouse. Grosse Pointe, MI (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Cadieux Farmhouse is the last remaining example of French frame architecture from the ribbon farm era, built by Detroit's French Canadian settlers, the Cadieux family. Today, July 9, 2014 9am to 11am, you will see it slowly roll down the streets of Grosse Pointe to it's new home. Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe needed to move...

2014-07-07 16:21:23

- Part of a $1 Million Youth Employment Initiative DETROIT, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, about 500 teens and young adults from Detroit and other communities reported to work today, as part of a $1-million youth employment initiative funded by the DTE Energy Foundation. The Foundation once again partnered with City Connect Detroit and other agencies to fund summer jobs in Detroit as well as in Highland Park, Inkster, Pontiac, Muskegon and...

2014-07-07 12:26:35

The Children's Center's marks 85 years with Tour de Fork, a unique event designed to celebrate local talent DETROIT, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Helping families for 85 years is a cause for celebration and The Children's Center is throwing a party to mark the occasion. Tour de Fork, which will be held on October 3, features "locally grown" music, dining and art to support The Children's Center in providing services to more than 7,500 Detroit children and families...

2014-07-06 23:00:05

Come along with Philip J. Howard Jr. and learn all about the yoopers, their culture and history, Father Marquette, and Michigan’s connection to the Mississippi River. MASSACHUSETTS (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is one of America’s hidden treasures. Overlooked and ignored as a place to visit, it is decidedly not Yellowstone Park, Disney World, or New Orleans. The UP and the yoopers enjoy their own character, culture, and history. The land of Lake Superior, the...

2014-07-04 08:20:30

Editor's Note: High resolution photos of the vessel, crest and keel are available for download via http://ussdetroit.blogspot.com/ and http://www.lmlcsteam.com/media/photo-gallery. DETROIT, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Navy League of the United States proudly announced today that the City of Detroit has been selected as the commissioning site for the Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship, USS DETROIT (LCS 7). The ship is currently being built in Marinette, WI, and will be formally...

2014-07-02 23:03:43

Michigan Governor Snyder urged to exercise full authority over Enbridge Pipeline No. 5 under public lands easement agreement and Great Lakes Submerged Land Act Traverse City Michigan (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Traverse City – Seventeen conservation, water and environmental groups and the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians today sent a letter to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder urging greater state action to regulate Enbridge Pipeline No. 5. The 61 year-old pipeline transports nearly 23...

2014-07-01 23:11:56

Tennessee Aquarium’s River Otter Falls has undertaken the most substantial redesign in its 22-year history. Specially manufactured viewing windows from RPT allow the public to enjoy the exhibit. Grand Junction, CO. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The river otters at Tennessee Aquarium have always been a draw for a public that enjoys watching the charming creatures at work and play. Now, the Aquarium’s most popular residents (Digger, Hunter, Scout, Delmar, Maya, Benny and Louie) are enjoying...


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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