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2014-10-22 16:22:41

CADILLAC, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Power Cooperative announced today that it plans to develop a new, natural gas-fueled electric generating facility called the Alpine Power Plant in Elmira Township, Otsego County, west of Gaylord. Wolverine, a not-for-profit electric cooperative, provides wholesale electric power to six electric cooperatives throughout Michigan. "Wolverine is excited about moving forward with a new natural gas peaking plant," said Ken...

2014-10-22 12:20:57

TROY, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth time in six years, Schaeffler - a leading global manufacturer of high-precision automotive products and systems for engines, transmissions and chassis applications - was named as a finalist for the 2015 Automotive News PACE Award. The global automotive supplier's LuK torque converter with piston back pressure compensation was named a finalist in the product category. The awards honor supplier innovation in product, manufacturing...

2014-10-22 08:35:14

Local CITGO Marketer Hosts Fifth Annual Pop-Tarts® Fundraiser to Benefit Local Food Pantries and Charities HOMER, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Folk Oil Company and 31 PS Food Mart locations in Toledo, Ohio and across south-central Michigan have teamed up for the fifth annual PS Food Mart Kellogg's Pop-Tarts® fundraiser to support local food pantries, after school lunch programs and churches. Between now and Nov. 2, customers can visit their...

2014-10-21 12:38:42

- Hacker Fellows matches graduating computer science majors with jobs at Michigan start-ups - DETROIT, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduating college seniors with degrees in computer science and related majors from an accredited 4-year college or university need to look no further than Hacker Fellows, a cutting-edge program that allows them to work as a developer at a Michigan start-up. This program, administered by Grand Circus in partnership with Invest Detroit, gives graduating...

2014-10-21 12:21:54

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Excelfore announces its first licensee of the Ethernet Audio-Video Bridging (AVB) Camera Electronics Design at Convergence 2014 and IEEE Ethernet Day in Detroit Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153331 Camera electronics design for surround-view and rear-view application incorporates STMirco STV0991 camera processor silicon and the STMicro VG6640 HDR imager Detroit, Michigan, 20 October 2014 - Excelfore, an innovative...

2014-10-21 12:21:15

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Pollack has been named a senior account manager at AutoCom Associates, a Bloomfield Hills public relations agency providing communications support for automotive and high-technology businesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120213/DE52468LOGO Pollack also is the president of SJP Media Communications, an agency servicing various sports car and off-road racing clients. Pollack has more than 15 years of marketing...

2014-10-21 08:35:08

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International, has completed construction of an early-phase clinical trial facility in Plymouth, Michigan. The 9,400-square foot unit, located in the Michigan Life Science Innovation Center, is now open and fully equipped for early-stage human research studies of new medicines and medical devices. "SRI International's newest facility in Michigan means great news ahead--groundbreaking discoveries,...

2014-10-21 08:23:44

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks reached a milestone of 30 years in business in the United States. Founded in 1984 as a limited distributorship with responsibility for importing class 4 through 7 cab-over trucks, Hino has evolved into a prominent U.S. company with a dealer network of more than 200 points, assembly and manufacturing facilities in Williamsburg, WV and Marion, AR, with eight locations throughout the country....

2014-10-20 23:07:45

CPM Leader Set to Open State-of-the-Art Headquarters and Adds Additional East Coast and European Offices. ROCHESTER, MI (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 OneStream Software LLC, leader in Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software, is set to expand its office in Rochester, Michigan and add offices on the East Coast and Western Europe "We are excited to announce the expansion of our US headquarters and the addition of offices in the Northeast and Western Europe." said Craig Colby,...

2014-10-20 20:26:56

The Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church Fund will help families, extraordinary clinical care discoveries ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System announced today the creation of the Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church Fund to Improve Cardiovascular Access. The initiative is made possible by a $10 million bequest from Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church, New York City-based philanthropists who are committed to bringing world-class cardiovascular care...


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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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