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2011-07-20 07:45:00

REEDSPORT, Ore., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Loon Lake Lodge & RV Resort and Loon Lake Marina & Watersports in the Coastal Mountain Range near the city of Reedsport, Oregon, announce the 2011 photo contest with overnight lodging on a houseboat as a prize to the top two winners. Loon Lake, noted for its spectacular beauty, is surrounded by tall fir trees and affords many opportunities for gorgeous photography. Loon Lake Lodge's restaurant provides a spectacular view of the lake...

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...

2011-01-10 13:29:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (Nasdaq: CLMT) ("Partnership") today announced changes in the management of Calumet GP, LLC, its general partner. Effective January 1, 2011, F. William Grube, the general partner's current President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the general partner's Board of Directors and has resigned from his position as the general partner's President. Grube will also...

2011-01-06 00:00:05

The irony is palpable. Freelance Art Director Tim Baurer, who lives in Las Vegas and also owns a provocative, Brazilian-influenced bathing suit/sportswear company (http://www.fiufiu.com), was so outraged by recently-installed, full-body scanners and the invasion of privacy they represent, he invented an entire industry. Inspired by airline security incidents and Vegas showgirls' attempts at modesty, Baurer's brainchild -- Flying Pasties TM-- is a way for air travelers to defeat the invasive...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ - PharmaTrust has signed the first agreement of its kind to provide a MedCentre to a First Nation community in northern Ontario. In a signing ceremony on October 29(th) the Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation community finalized an agreement with PharmaTrust for the deployment of a MedCentre, which will give the community the option of convenient 24/7 access to pharmacy services. "PharmaTrust is thrilled that the Sagamok community is leading the way in the...

2010-06-15 11:42:00

ISHPEMING, Mich., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company today announced that its parent company, Rio Tinto, will invest $469 million in the construction of the Eagle nickel and copper project located northwest of the City of Marquette, Michigan (USA) in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Funding will enable construction of the new underground mine, associated surface facilities for servicing the mine, rehabilitation of the existing Humboldt Mill, and the development of a...

2010-05-12 15:15:00

Earnings from Mining Operations of $37.9 million, Adjusted Net Earnings of $21.7 million (All amounts in US$ unless otherwise specified) VANCOUVER, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Capstone Mining Corp. (CS: TSX) today announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2010. Capstone's two mines, Cozamin and Minto, produced 22 million pounds of copper contained in concentrates in the three months ended March 31, 2010, while...

2010-04-20 06:15:00

22 million pounds of Copper in Concentrates with estimated Total Cash Cost of US$1.12 per Pound of Payable Copper* VANCOUVER, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Capstone Mining Corp. (CS: TSX) today announced its production for the three months ended March 31, 2010, of 22 million pounds of copper in contained concentrates, plus significant additional by-products of lead, zinc, silver and gold. The total cash cost, net of estimated by-product credits and estimated selling costs was US$1.12 per...

2010-03-19 10:50:00

MILWAUKEE, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Who: Gale Klappa - Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: Milwaukee Business Journal Power Breakfast Klappa will address the company's outlook and regional economic developments. When: Friday, March 26, at 7:40 a.m. Central time Where: Pfister Hotel 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202...


Latest Upper Peninsula of Michigan Reference Libraries

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...

Weather Education: The Effects Of A Pacific Northwest Low
2012-10-08 10:05:31

The Pacific Northwest low moves on shore typically in or around the Portland and Seattle area. At location A the type of weather that can be seen is usually thunderstorms and higher elevation rain showers form during the summer. This same area will see coastal rains and heavy mountain snows in the winter. When the system arrives at location B, the Rockies, due to topographic enhancement it can produce heavy rain/t-storms in the summer time, while during the winter this same area can see...

The Great Lakes And Their Impact On The Weather
2012-07-23 08:58:48

The Great lakes have a huge impact in the weather for the cities that are near the lakes. In the fall and early winter months the lakes can create intense snowfall events known as “Lake Effect Snow”. The reason that this occurs has to do with the water temps of the lakes and also the temps of the air that is moving across them. When an Alberta Clipper system forms in Canada and moves Southeastward towards the US, it brings that cold air and strong Northwest winds over the warmer waters....

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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