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2014-03-26 08:26:12

Designer Todd Oldham will Offer Keynote at Symposium that Hails Michigan's Role in American Modernism LANSING, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World renowned designer Todd Oldham will deliver the keynote address as the "Michigan Modern(TM): Design that Shaped America" symposium moves from Cranbrook Educational Community to Grand Rapids this summer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO Oldham, best known for his fashion lines, interior design, books and...

2014-03-25 16:20:56

BorgWarner Expected to Create Up to 200 New Professional-level Jobs AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner will expand its Powertrain Technical Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan, to support programs in North America and supplement its global network of technical centers. The nearly 46,000-square-foot addition will include space for program managers, sales and engineering professionals. Driven by BorgWarner's escalating growth, the expansion is expected to be...

2014-03-24 16:23:06

"It's Hip to Be Here!" MIDLAND, Mich., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MATRIX:MIDLAND at Midland Center for the Arts has announced the lineup for its 37th annual MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival, featuring world-class performers, musicians and professional speakers. Tickets go on sale at noon on Monday, April 14, 2014. Information and ticket prices are available online at www.mcfta.org/mxfestival or by calling the Ticket Office at 800-523-7649....

2014-03-20 16:25:21

DETROIT, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), a music education college dedicated to teaching the next generation of modern musicians, has announced its launch in downtown Detroit. DIME's temporary location at 1520 Woodward Avenue, between John R and Witherell, opened today and will serve as its admissions office and performance space. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the space and meet the DIME team and sign up anytime Monday...

2014-03-20 16:20:56

Mineta NTRC investigated Atlanta, Cleveland, Denver, St. Louis and applied it to Detroit SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transit agencies across the country could benefit from a comprehensive study of the factors that enable and inhibit the development of effective regional transit. Published by the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC), Detroit Regional Transit Study: A Study of Factors that Enable and Inhibit Effective Regional Transit focuses on...

2014-03-20 12:33:17

LANSING, Mich., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announces the following webcast: What: Neogen Corporation third quarter results conference call When: 11 a.m. ET, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=98414 How: Live over the Internet - Simply log on to the web at the address above Contact: Terry Maynard, Neogen Corporation, +1-800-234-5333 If you are unable to participate...

2014-03-19 16:22:21

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With support from Ann Arbor SPARK, XanEdu, Inc. is expanding its operations, investing more than $1 million in Ann Arbor and planning to hire over 50 people. As part of the expansion, XanEdu is consolidating its Michigan and Kentucky operations into its current Ann Arbor headquarters. Currently, XanEdu has 30 employees in Pittsfield Township. The jobs the company will add here will be in management, sales, and IT. A video detailing...

2014-03-17 12:28:54

Grand Haven, Mich. Manufacturer Becomes Third Company in Michigan Prosperity Fund GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to build on its commitment to invest Michigan private equity in Michigan-based companies, Blackford Capital today announced the acquisition of Grand Haven, Mich.-based Grand Transformers, Inc. (GTI), a designer and manufacturer of transformers and inductive components serving the drives, elevator, power quality, instrumentation, energy and...

2014-03-15 08:20:06

Blaine Tucker founds demolition company that salvages lumber from Detroit demolition projects. DETROIT, March 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Blaine Tucker, a contractor in Detroit, recently announced the founding of a new demolition company dedicated to reducing and reusing construction waste. According to Blaine Tucker, the new demolition company named "Detroit Salvage First" attempts to resell as much lumber as possible from demolished buildings, a plan first thought of by...

2014-03-13 12:31:49

DETROIT, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority (DWJBA), managing agent for the circa 1955, 747,000 square foot Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in Detroit, Michigan, continues to receive national recognition for its facilities and operational management and building of the year designation. The Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority is the State of Michigan's oldest public authority. The twenty story municipal landmark is home to the city of...


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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