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2014-09-08 16:23:06

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to support Michigan children and their families to develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Lions on the #MIKidsCan Lions Experience Sweepstakes, a digital sweepstakes asking Lions fans to share what their kids can do to be healthy and active while receiving an opportunity to win prizes. The sweepstakes supports BCBSM's ongoing commitment to children's health and its #MIKidsCan...

2014-09-08 12:20:33

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- i.M. Branded, an image company that specializes in helping companies promote their brands in unique and creative ways, is making a BIG impact across the Metro Detroit region. This month i.M. Branded will be working on "bigger than life" projects on the General Motors Renaissance Center, Belle Isle Park and the Fiat Chrysler headquarters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143836 GMC®, NFL® and ESPN Monday Night...

2014-09-05 16:21:28

DETROIT, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy will host its inaugural five-day DTE Cares Week, a companywide service project, to positively impact the communities DTE serves. Sept. 8 - 12, more than 600 employees from across the state will volunteer to help non-profit organizations. They will provide at least 5,000 hours of service by working at more than 30 sites in Ann Arbor, Metro Detroit, West Michigan and Huron County. Volunteers will participate in a variety of...

2014-09-03 12:20:49

Global auto supplier to provide transportation insights through panels, technology exhibit, vehicle-to-vehicle ride-and-drive and technical paper VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) will be highly involved in the 21(st) World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Detroit, which brings an increased level of anticipation since it is taking place in the Motor City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO "Visteon...

2014-08-28 23:16:24

The personal injury law firm in Southfield, Michigan, took the challenge in honor of attorney Brad Peri’s mother in order to increase awareness of ALS and raise support for research. Southfield, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The personal injury law firm of Goodman Acker, P.C., took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday, August 26, in front of the firm’s building in Southfield, Michigan. Brad Peri, a personal injury attorney at the law firm, has seen his mother suffer from the effects...

2014-08-28 12:26:24

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Economic Development Association recently awarded Ann Arbor SPARK for its integrated marketing efforts. Ann Arbor SPARK was honored for its effective marketing communications strategy that includes integrating messaging and branding across its website, social media, digital media, annual report, and public relations. "Executing an efficient, effective marketing plan that spreads the word about the Ann Arbor region and...

2014-08-28 12:26:04

Street-side Studio to Become New Home of ABC Network Affiliate 7 Action News at Noon Daily Broadcast DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-six years after WXYZ-TV Channel 7 flickered to life on TV sets across Southeast Michigan from its first Woodward Avenue studio in Detroit, the station is expanding its operations with a new, highly visible studio in the heart of downtown. The glass-enclosed, outward-facing studio will be located inside the ground-floor lobby of Chase Tower,...

2014-08-28 08:25:47

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 6-7th, over 40 offshore powerboats will race on the Detroit River in Downtown for the inaugural Detroit River International Championships presented by 24 Grille. This free community event is expected to draw over 150,000 attendees to Downtown Detroit and Windsor where prime viewing locations will bring attendees close to the racing action. Proceeds from the weekend will be donated back to local charities supporting Detroit youth,...

2014-08-27 12:28:20

Exclusive deal from hotel near Auburn Hills includes deluxe overnight accommodations, breakfast for two adults, two children under 12 AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills is excited to announce a new package designed for guests attending concerts at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Meadow Brook Music Festival and DTE Energy Music Theatre. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139992 The Stay For Breakfast Package...

2014-08-26 23:00:56

Four Students Are Awarded a $1,000 Scholarship for the 2014/2015 School Year Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association (LPVA) awarded its first-ever recipients of the Bruce Simpson Winemaker Scholarship. The scholarships were presented on Tuesday, August 19. Four recipients will each receive $1,000 for the 2014/2015 school year. The recipients are Kurtis Berry, Dawn Stemo, Alexis Bogdanova-Hanna and Ashley Nitz. The financial...


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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