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2015-04-08 08:27:10

DETROIT, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Qstride, a nationally renowned technology solutions provider serving Fortune 500 companies with highly specializing

2015-04-08 08:21:41

Demonstrates supplier's global capabilities and expertise in competitive industry PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, a leading producer of

2015-04-07 23:03:21

The next-generation female condom project (wearable/wireless tech) is launched by the American design firm IXu and its new private partner.

2015-04-07 16:20:24

IMLAY CITY, Mich., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Champion Bus, Inc., a leading manufacturer of small- to mid-size and custom commercial buses, today announced a licensing agreement with the

2015-04-07 12:32:39

DETROIT, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Small group customers of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will benefit from a downward rate adjustment to be filed by BCBSM with state regulators this week.

2015-04-07 12:28:14

DETROIT, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Grand Detroit, a unit of MGM Resorts International, today announced McCann Detroit in Birmingham, Mich., is now its integrated agency of record.

2015-04-07 08:20:46

BELLEVILLE, Mich., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neapco Holdings, one of the world's fastest-growing automotive suppliers, announces the appointment of Ken Hopkins as its new president and CEO.

2015-04-06 16:21:24

-- Five Time Award Recipient from Caterpillar, Inc.

2015-04-06 12:34:17

More than 700,000 students have taken free classes in the Constitution, history, economics HILLSDALE, Mich., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College's free, online courses in the Constitution,

2015-04-06 08:21:47

Camping, Fishing, Hiking Among Activities for Public near Michigan Dams JACKSON, Mich., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy's hydroelectric properties offer year-round recreational


Latest Michigan Reference Libraries

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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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