Quantcast

Latest Michigan Stories

2014-09-05 16:21:28

DETROIT, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy will host its inaugural five-day DTE Cares Week, a companywide service project, to positively impact the communities DTE serves. Sept. 8 - 12, more than 600 employees from across the state will volunteer to help non-profit organizations. They will provide at least 5,000 hours of service by working at more than 30 sites in Ann Arbor, Metro Detroit, West Michigan and Huron County. Volunteers will participate in a variety of...

2014-09-05 08:24:42

ATLANTA, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that Sept. 23 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Michigan as a result of drought and cooler than normal temperatures from Aug. 1 through Sept. 28, 2013....

2014-09-05 08:20:45

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As small- and big-game hunting seasons get underway in Michigan, Consumers Energy is reminding everyone that hunting is not allowed on its property. "We are asking Michigan sportsmen and sportswomen to remember that Consumers Energy property is private land, not public property," said Mike Williams, Consumers Energy's director of corporate security. "We appreciate the vast majority of hunters who follow the law and do not trespass, and...

2014-09-04 23:13:32

Author Ernest P. Chiodo provides information, outlines considerations for exposure to potentially deadly substance (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that “Carbon Monoxide” (published by Xlibris) is an odorless, colorless gas that is found in combustion fumes and that body’s red blood cells pick it up quicker than oxygen, blocking the latter from entering the body, causing injury and even death. Each year more...

2014-09-04 23:07:29

Charter Township of Orion announced today that it is has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids in Michigan. Orion, MI. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Charter Township of Orion announced today that it is has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for...

2014-09-04 16:27:16

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces new leadership responsibilities for two key executives, Dr. Gail C. Christopher and Carla D. Thompson, who will play larger, more integrated roles to help the foundation achieve its mission to support children, families and communities in creating and strengthening the conditions in which vulnerable children can succeed. Christopher, a vice president for program strategy, will...

2014-09-04 08:26:38

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Caring Home Health, Palliative Care and Hospice, one of the largest and most trusted home health and hospice providers in the United States, was presented with the Caregiver Friendly® Award. Great Lakes Caring was one of only four companies, nationwide, to receive this award in the services category for its Care That Never Sleeps(SM) Promise. Caregiver Friendly® Awards are presented by Today's Caregiver magazine, the...

2014-09-04 08:22:23

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is providing Michigan students and their parents with a new, engaging way to learn how energy is generated and travels to their home with a new smartphone app and classroom program called EmPOWERed Kids. "We want to provide kids with a fun, interactive experience when it comes to learning about energy," said Mary Palkovich, Consumers Energy's vice president of energy delivery. "EmPOWERed Kids will serve as the backbone for the...

2014-09-03 16:31:00

Asset-based Lender Expands Equipment Leasing Product Offerings with Industry Leader TROY, Mich., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crestmark and TIP Capital have announced that they have entered into an agreement for Crestmark to acquire TIP Capital's equipment leasing and asset management business. The acquisition is scheduled to be completed in late September 2014, pending final governmental approval. The resulting entity will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Crestmark Bank named...

2014-09-03 16:21:21

Registration Now Open for Free Behind-The-Wheel Safe Driving Programs in Mississippi, Michigan and Hawaii TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents can help steer their teenage drivers to safety by joining them during Toyota's 11(th) year of offering free, driving skills programs. Toyota's comprehensive TeenDrive365 platform gives families tips and resources for the critical first year of teen driving. The TeenDrive365 teen driver experience will go on the road to Pearl,...


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...

More Articles (9 articles) »
Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.