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2014-08-05 12:21:30

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of AAA Michigan's community outreach efforts and with a nod to Throwback Thursday, AAA Michigan is bringing back a time-honored tradition: Member Appreciation Day. AAA members and non-members are invited to Member Appreciation Day at all 31 branch offices and 20 sales offices across Michigan. It will be held Thursday, August 7th from 10am-4pm. This summer celebration will feature light refreshments, local baseball game package...

2014-07-31 23:01:01

Leelanau Peninsula’s Newest Winery Offers Local Wine and Fare Paired with Old World Charm Lake Leelanau, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula’s newest winery, Aurora Cellars, opened its doors on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 7788 East Horn Road in Lake Leelanau. Joining the Northern Loop of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, Aurora Cellars is the 25th winery along the trail. The winery will participate in all trail activities including the popular wine tour events, making its trail...

2014-07-31 20:20:46

Grand Ledge Ford performs oil changes, brake and tire service in Lansing, Mich. LANSING, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many new and used car dealerships have always maintained a focus on vehicle sales, Grand Ledge Ford, a Ford dealership in Lansing, Mich., is shifting its focus to auto repair and vehicle maintenance procedures such as oil changes, brake service and tire replacement. The Ford dealership now provides drivers with the auto repair and vehicle...

2014-07-30 12:21:36

WINDSOR, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced appointments to the International Authority which will oversee the construction of the new publicly-owned bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan. Mrs. Kristine Burr and Mrs. Geneviève Gagnon have been appointed by Canada and Mr. Michael D. Hayes, Mrs. Birgit, M. Klohs and Mr. Matt Rizik have been appointed by Michigan. Mrs. Burr will...

2014-07-29 23:12:36

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, was a proud sponsor of the National Cherry Festival kickoff festival held on July 5, 2014 in Traverse City, MI. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can...

2014-07-29 23:01:30

Connect Michigan announces a partnership with the Schools, Health, & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition for the 2014 Michigan Broadband Conference. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Connect Michigan is pleased to announce a partnership with the Schools, Health, & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition for the 2014 Michigan Broadband Conference. The conference, to be held on October 29, 2014, at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Lansing, will bring together community leaders from...

2014-07-28 16:21:32

M-1 RAIL Officials and Detroit Mayor Review Construction Site DETROIT, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction crews took to Woodward Avenue (M-1) in Detroit today to start construction activities on the city's new 3.3 mile modern streetcar line. M-1 RAIL is the first public streetcar line in the United States being supported by a public-private partnership comprised of foundations, corporations, and local, county, state and federal governments....

2014-07-23 23:10:21

The headquarters of a federally funded, $148 million high-tech advanced manufacturing research institute operated by ALMMII will open its doors in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit this fall. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The new $148 million lightweight metals manufacturing institute announced in February by President Obama will locate in the city of Detroit, officials from the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII) and the city announced today....

2014-07-23 23:03:11

Retail battery store, Battery Giant, has announced that they have a franchise agreement in place for a store to be opened in the city of Detroit. The Detroit store joins 5 other Michigan Battery Giant locations and is scheduled to open in late 2014. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Retail battery store, Battery Giant, has announced that they have a franchise agreement in place for a store to be opened in the city of Detroit. The Detroit store joins 5 other Michigan Battery Giant...

2014-07-22 12:21:51

FLINT, Mich., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, the Bishop International Airport Authority Board is expected to approve the hiring of Craig Williams, A.A.E., as the new Airport Director. He is currently employed as the Director of Operations and Facilities at the Ft. Wayne International Airport in Indiana. Airport Authority Chairperson, Mike McNamara: "The Airport Authority Board is looking forward to welcoming Mr. Williams and his family to Bishop International Airport. Our...


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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