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2014-06-19 23:13:33

TEDx Traverse City went from broadcasting to a single remote site in 2013, to five remote sites in 2014. Holt, MI (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The IncodeX One™ from LEIGHTRONIX provided a live, Point-to-Multipoint broadcast to five remote locations at TEDx Traverse City (TEDxTVC) on May 14, 2014. The live event was hosted at the Milliken Auditorium in the Dennos Museum of Northwestern Michigan College (NMC). NMC combined efforts with the Land Information Access Association (LIAA) to provide...

2014-06-19 08:25:30

Campaign billboards to represent five local nonprofits for their community service AKRON, Ohio, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstMerit Corporation (Nasdaq: FMER), a leading financial institution, today announced its partnership with Total Outdoor, an outdoor advertising company, and Ignition Media Group, a full service integrated marketing and communications agency, to launch a campaign that pays homage to five Detroit-based nonprofit organizations that make it their mission to...

2014-06-17 12:34:42

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TurtleCell, creator of the first protective case for the iPhone 5 and 5s with retractable headphones, recently graduated from its incubator space in SPARK Central to a new office in Ann Arbor. Prior to SPARK Central, TurtleCell, which was founded by graduates from the University of Michigan, was incubated at TechArb. A video on Ann Arbor SPARK's YouTube channel details TurtleCell's expansion:...

2014-06-16 12:26:09

Mort Crim Communications, Inc. redesigns century-old location DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Full-service integrated marketing firm MCCI (aka Mort Crim Communications, Inc.) has officially opened its new design-innovative downtown Detroit headquarters. It features iconic furnishings, art pieces and reconstructed materials. The office is located in Suite 501 of the historic Murphy-Telegraph Building at 155 W. Congress, the former home to Western Union about a century ago. MCCI's new...

2014-06-16 12:22:41

Entry level positions may be available upon completion DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is starting a new Boot Camp to train people to become Customer Care Representatives in the company's Contact Center in Detroit. The Contact Center Boot Camp will run from Aug. 4-29 at MIAT College of Technology in Canton. There are 30 available seats for training with a potential for employment upon the training's completion. While there is no guarantee of employment,...

2014-06-13 23:06:39

Processing Point, a leading provider of payment processing and time and attendance tracking solutions, is a proud sponsor of the Grand Rapids Sled Wings’ 7th annual “Rinks to Links” charity golf event. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Processing Point is once again sponsoring the annual “Rinks to Links” charity golf tournament to help raise money for the Grand Rapids Sled Wings team. This year’s event is scheduled for Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Big Rapids, MI and is expected...

2014-06-12 08:21:08

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) has extended the employment contract of President and CEO Timothy D. Leuliette through 2017. His current contract was set to expire Dec. 31, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO Leuliette has served as president and CEO since Oct. 1, 2012, less than two months after the board appointed him to those roles on an interim basis. He has been a...

2014-06-11 23:02:42

Technology has potential to create jobs, positive economic impact in Michigan. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Two NextEnergy demonstration programs were selected by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) as finalists in the SmartAmerica Challenge. Two teams comprised of NextEnergy and four Detroit-area companies will represent Michigan at the SmartAmerica Expo in Washington D.C. on June 11. The SmartAmerica Challenge was created to advance developments in...

2014-06-10 12:26:44

DETROIT, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wilmore Agency regrets to announce Detroit's own award-winning entertainment trailblazer and banking industry tycoon Don Davis recently passed away after a brief illness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116537 The official arrangements for Mr. Don Davis are as follows: Public Visitation held at the Swanson Funeral Home located at 14751 West McNichols Road, Detroit, Michigan 48235:Thursday, June 19(th) from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00...

2014-06-10 12:23:21

Grand Rapids, Muskegon to join Detroit, Traverse City DETROIT, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Foundation announced today it will expand its support for its "Greening," or recycling, programs to the GrandJazz Fest in Grand Rapids and Muskegon's Lakeshore Art Festival. The Foundation already supports recycling programs at the Detroit Jazz Festival and the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. "Our goal is to reduce the carbon footprint of these festivals by...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'