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2012-06-25 23:01:58

Sven Michael Davison’s historical fiction Novel: “Dreams Faith & Ammunition” was officially published on June 21, 2012.

Image 1 - Divers Retrieve Prehistoric Wood From Lake Huron
2011-12-13 03:54:49

Under the cold clear waters of Lake Huron, University of Michigan researchers have found a five-and-a-half foot-long, pole-shaped piece of wood that is 8,900 years old.

2011-10-22 07:00:00

Imagine having a birds-eye view of the Great Lakes coastline anywhere in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan including the shorelines of Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.

2011-07-13 12:30:00

Five Major Parks In or Near Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Highlighted; Significant and Growing Impact on Beaches, Wildlife, Tourism Revenue and Jobs Detailed. CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five major Great Lakes national parks are already feeling the impact of climate change in the forms of rising temperatures, decreased winter ice, eroding shorelines, spreading disease, and a crowding out of key wildlife and plant life, according to a major new...

2011-06-30 14:57:00

DETROIT, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy is celebrating its 10th year as a National Cherry Festival sponsor by providing a $150,000 contribution to the Traverse City Bayfront Plan.

2011-05-19 09:40:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1.1 million Michiganians will travel on vacation during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, launching the start of the 2011 summer travel season, says AAA Michigan.

2011-02-10 09:32:00

PETOSKEY, Mich., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkmobile USA, Inc.

2010-12-16 14:41:00

DETROIT, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning January 2011, television viewers in mid- and northern Michigan will get an opportunity to delve into the minds and motives of business leaders through their local PBS station.


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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...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.