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2015-02-16 16:21:06

Ongoing investment creates and supports thousands of jobs DETROIT, Feb.

2015-02-13 23:02:52

Thousands of butterflies fly freely in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory March 1 through April 30. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.

2015-02-13 23:02:26

TU-Automotive is about to reveal the highly anticipated agenda for the biggest event in the auto tech calendar, TU-Automotive Detroit 2015 (June 3-4) as the connected car conversation gets even

2015-02-04 16:23:25

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lansing Companies is on the move again with its acquisition of Sonoma Highlands, a 2500 unit master-planned community located in Sparks , NV.

2015-02-04 08:25:54

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK has promoted Phil Santer to vice president of business development.

2015-02-03 23:00:28

St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host President's Day Bingo and Trivia on Feb. 16.

2015-02-02 16:20:43

Seven directors appointed to the recently amalgamated organization OTTAWA, Feb.

2015-02-02 08:28:26

Karmanos names cancer research floor in honor of GM Foundation's long-time support DETROIT, Feb.


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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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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