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2015-03-16 12:32:14

Statewide online public school provides tuition-free education option for Michigan families MANISTEE, Mich., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2015-03-16 12:21:21

PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Quick Lane® of Plymouth at Blackwell Ford announces their launch of a brand new customer friendly website for the tire and auto center.

2015-03-16 08:22:37

Bay City's Dependable Sewer & Plumbing Adds 20 Employees, 8 Vehicles JACKSON, Mich., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As Consumers Energy nears achieving its promise to increase its

2015-03-16 08:20:51

Company Commences CEO Succession Plan VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) announced today President and CEO Timothy D.

2015-03-16 00:20:28

MIDLAND, Mich., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As America's largest natural-gas fired combined heat and electrical power generating plant, located in mid-Michigan, today MCV celebrates 25 years

2015-03-13 12:30:13

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Michigan will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands

2015-03-13 12:24:01

Session: History and the Art of Mobile Learning with Primary Source Materials BOULDER, Colo., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

2015-03-13 08:22:01

OAK PARK, Mich., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan based Paramount Precision Products announced today that it has acquired the CNC machining company Numerical Productions, Inc., located

2015-03-12 23:01:06

While earlobe stretching to accommodate larger jewelry has grown increasingly popular, so has repair work done on patients who want their earlobes to shrink back to normal. Dr.

2015-03-12 12:30:50

DETROIT, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this fall, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network members will have access to a new set of health and wellness programs.


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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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