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2014-12-08 16:24:14

CLARKSTON, Mich., Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski areas across Michigan want to give kids an opportunity to get out, have fun and get healthy this winter.

2014-12-08 08:22:29

Consumers Energy Shows Energy Value, Shares Fire Marshal Safety Tips JACKSON, Mich., Dec.

2014-12-04 23:08:13

Award winning technology allows parents to create complimentary personalized video adventures for their children featuring Santa and iconic North Pole characters. Washington,

2014-12-04 12:32:13

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec.

2014-12-04 12:28:10

Retailer's cook book features recipes with ingredients frequently found on food pantry shelves GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec.

2014-12-04 08:21:49

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfect gift for everyone from seniors to college students doesn't have to involve an online or store aisle search.

2014-12-03 23:03:05

Gov. Rick Snyder announced the appointment of Jonathan Zaidan, of Bloomfield Hills, to the Michigan Board of Acupuncture. LANSING, Mich.


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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
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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