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2014-05-12 23:03:35

This Year’s Festival to Include VIP Party, Wine Education Tent, Second Music Stage and a Juried Art Show with Best of Show and People's Choice Awards Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The 2014 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival presents a new and improved event for its 6th year. This year’s festival, to be held at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons on Saturday, June 21, celebrates regional wine, food and culture of northern Michigan. More than 5,000 people...

2014-05-12 23:02:24

Telematics Update is excited to confirm Don Butler, Executive Director Connected Vehicle and Services, at Ford on the super-panel which headlines this year’s Telematics Detroit (4-5 June, The Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI). (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Don Butler will join Phil Abram, CIO at General Motors, Henry Bzeih, CTO at Kia Motors, Tom Gebhardt, COO & President of Panasonic Automotive, and Tim Yerdon, Director, Visteon, on the panel moderated by Thilo Koslowski of Gartner....

2014-05-09 23:04:44

Small Plates event offers ultimate culinary experience of regional wines and fare in the tasting rooms and vineyards of Leelanau Peninsula. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail reintroduces Small Plates, a once-wildly popular series of upscale wine and food pairings along the trail. This event was hosted once already to critical acclaim and, therefore, will take place again on Friday, May 30. Participants enjoy a full glass of wine paired...

2014-05-08 23:03:48

Telematics Update today announced that telematics industry executives based in Michigan are invited on a complimentary basis to walk the exhibition floor at the 14th annual Telematics Detroit 2013 Conference & Exhibition (June 4-5, Novi, MI, USA). (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Over 2000 senior telematics executives are set to converge for Telematics Detroit 2014 at the Suburban Showcase Collection in Novi to debate the most cutting edge issues to decide the future of the connected car. Over...

2014-05-08 16:21:55

LANSING, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to bipartisan action in the State House today to raise transportation investment by $450 million per year. "Today in Lansing an overwhelming majority of Democrats and Republicans in the State House worked together to pass a package of legislation to build better roads. We especially commend the...

2014-05-08 12:23:24

More than $200 million spent with Michigan businesses through March DETROIT, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) spent more than $200 million with Michigan companies during the first three months of the year, as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting in-state businesses through the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative. From January to March, DTE spent $202 million with suppliers based in Michigan, surpassing its stated goal of $169 million for the quarter....

2014-05-08 08:32:03

Amount of care provided for free or at reduced cost rose 85 percent in 5 years ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System provided more than $429 million worth of community services in fiscal year 2012 - 60 percent of it in the form of covering patients' unpaid medical costs, according to new Michigan Health & Hospital Association data released today. The amount of free or reduced-price care provided by the U-M Hospitals...

2014-05-07 16:23:06

Line clearance program improves electric service reliability DETROIT, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months, to improve electrical service reliability and enhance safety for customers. For the past 15 years, the company has received the National Tree Line USA Award for quality tree care. Tree trim crews follow International Society of Arboriculture standards to maintain the health of trees....

2014-05-06 23:15:41

Larky’s free app tracks users' benefit programs and sends alerts when they're near a benefit. Detroit Regional Chamber members now have unique savings opportunities at great local merchants. Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Larky, the free website and mobile service that helps end-users get every benefit they deserve from their memberships and employers, has partnered with the Detroit Regional Chamber (DRC) to build a custom program featuring exclusive offers from...

2014-05-02 23:05:08

National tech conference reveals list of notable Detroit technology innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Today, Techweek Detroit formally announced the Techweek100, a list honoring individuals and organizations who are an integral part of Michigan’s innovation ecosystem. The Techweek100 features leaders from all corners of the tech community including prominent investors, active operators and entrepreneurs, educators and other...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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