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2014-09-22 04:21:51

One-stop clinic to open in 2016 featuring multispecialty health care services DETROIT, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from the Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), along with The Ferchill Group and Midtown Project LLC, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 22 celebrating the construction of a new five-story, $68 million medical office building at 3750 Woodward Ave. in Detroit. The project aligns with the economic revitalization of Detroit and the Midtown...

2014-09-19 23:06:34

Living Art Returns to ArtPrize with Bigger and Bolder Planted Wall Exhibit Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Last year, artist Dave MacKenzie debuted his unique brand of living art using a 1,400 square foot living wall system containing 2,500 plants at ArtPrize®, the world’s largest publicly voted art contest. This year, Dave is back with a bigger and more intricate design. Entitled ‘Breathe,’ the living mural is home to more than 3500 plants and reaches over...

2014-09-18 16:26:25

A nonprofit org, technology company and sports team join forces to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) DETROIT, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletes for Charity, Tata Technologies and the Detroit Lions have joined forces to expose Detroit Public School students to embrace Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), while also developing their skills in reading and writing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147101 "The demand for skilled...

2014-09-16 08:24:23

DETROIT, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) released its new Corporate Citizenship report, which highlights the company's commitment to the communities we serve, strong financial growth and environmental stewardship. The 40-page report, entitled "A Force for Growth & Prosperity," illustrates DTE's corporate citizenship in a transparent and balanced way, underscoring our successes while recognizing the challenges we face. The report provides key information about DTE...

2014-09-15 20:21:17

Family Fun at Midland County Fairgrounds MIDLAND, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Be in the grandstands at the Midland County Fairgrounds when the region's finest slingshots, catapults and trebuchets chuck their pumpkins across the sky! "Pumpkin Chuckin'" takes place Saturday, October 18, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Midland County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children, and a Family 4-Pack is available for $27. All include fun activities for all...

2014-09-15 16:31:05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineered Protection Systems (EPS) has appointed security industry veteran, Cory Zemaitis, as Residential Sales Manager. Zemaitis will be responsible for leading the top regional security company's Mich.-based team of in-home sales professionals. He reports directly to Russell Cross, Director of Sales at EPS. Zemaitis brings more than eight years of security industry experience to EPS after serving in both sales and management...

2014-09-10 23:07:42

Beacon Hill – Grand Rapids’ premier CCRC – joins Eastgate Neighborhood Association for annual fundraising race Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Hundreds of local runners, walkers and neighborhood watchers are expected to convene at Beacon Hill at Eastgate – Grand Rapids’ premier continuing care retirement community – for the third annual Eastgate 5K at 6:30 p.m. on September 18. It’s a community event that bridges the generations, with senior citizens and...

2014-09-10 23:00:19

Detroit Matchmaking Summit brings together service and product suppliers for first and second tier OEMs. Protomatic, Inc. was recognized as one of the best representatives in the CNC contract-manufacturing segment. Dexter, MI (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Protomatic, a precision CNC machining and prototyping manufacturer, was recently recognized at the Detroit Matchmaking Summit as one of the best representatives in the CNC contract-manufacturing segment. Along with the recognition,...

2014-09-10 12:29:30

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that it is partnering with area leaders to provide the necessary funding to expand Dr. Phil Zimbardo's Hero Imagination Project (HIP) to the Flint area. The HIP's licensed empowerment programs will be used as a catalyst to transform Flint from one of the most dangerous communities in the country into the nation's first "Hero Town." HIP is a 501(c)3 nonprofit...

2014-09-10 12:28:14

Top-tier performance for U-M Health System residency programs in all 20 specialties rated in Doximity/U.S. News poll ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors nationwide rate the University of Michigan Health System as one of the best places for young doctors to train in their chosen field, across 20 medical specialties, according to a new ranking released today. U-M residency programs earned a top spot in the country in all ranked specialties, from...


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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