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2015-04-30 23:05:31

Students experience manufacturing firsthand through gas-to-electric vehicle conversion and creation of underwater remote-operated vehicles. DEARBORN, Mich.

2015-04-30 23:01:08

Following recent research that draws correlation between dreams and drug use, Best Drug Rehabilitation offers solutions to controlling the urge to use. Manistee,

2015-04-30 16:33:46

Tickets now on sale GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally-acclaimed celebrity chef Mario Batali and culinary expert Gail Simmons will participate in this year's Meijer

2015-04-30 16:33:17

Libraries will gain widest selection of titles, integrated print and ebook systems, plus continued access to Ingram's fast print fulfillment and delivery ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-30 12:27:48

DETROIT, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy today received approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a license to construct and operate a new nuclear energy facility on

2015-04-30 08:25:33

OWOSSO, Mich., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a federal lawsuit served on Detroit Metro Airport yesterday, Indian Trails, Inc., and Michigan Flyer, LLC, charged the Wayne County Airport Authority

2015-04-30 08:23:32

TROY, Mich., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR) today announced the appointment of Rob Speed as president, Aftermarket & Trailer and Chief Procurement Officer.

2015-04-29 12:23:40

Showcases passenger rail setback level boarding platform, lightweighting and other engineering solutions MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RLE International, Inc., a global

2015-04-29 12:22:38

2015 Americas Altair Technology Conference (ATC) Will Be Held in Dearborn, Mich., May 5-7 TROY, Mich., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of engineers and researchers will examine

2015-04-29 08:23:19

TROY, Mich., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced that effective today, Ivor J.


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.