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2015-03-26 23:13:50

Viewed as a leading forum for automotive, commercial vehicle and aerospace professionals to share the latest technologies surrounding noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), the SAE 2015 Noise and

2015-03-26 16:32:38

Debra and Bob Ferguson Chair Signature Event DETROIT, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Barbara Ann

2015-03-26 16:32:34

First in Midwest to use newly approved Watchman left atrial appendage closure device ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiologists at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

2015-03-26 12:32:51

Detroit Native and Verizon Region President Lauren Love-Wright to Offer Keynote Address at Emerging Cities Summit SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless,

2015-03-26 12:27:18

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman Lippitt, a founding partner of the Birmingham law firm of Lippitt O'Keefe Gornbein, PLLC, has been selected as a "Leader in the Law"

2015-03-26 12:26:16

Charger Emily Oren shatters 30-year-old Division II record; team brings home two NCAA champions HILLSDALE, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hillsdale

2015-03-26 12:20:59

Keynote speakers will showcase latest CAE techniques for industry innovation TROY, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The application of simulation-driven design and optimization to vehicles

2015-03-26 08:36:09

Strategy will establish 20 percent affordable housing goal throughout The District Detroit and preserve Louis Kamper designed, 13-story Eddystone Hotel DETROIT, March 26, 2015

2015-03-25 20:22:34

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Park West Gallery, host to fine art auctions on cruise ships, live art auctions in major metropolitan areas, and art gallery locations

2015-03-25 16:20:53

MILAN and AUBURN HILLS, Michigan, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Magneti Marelli, a global automotive systems and component supplier, announced today that it has renewed


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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.