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2009-05-15 11:00:00

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN (TSX: CNR)(NYSE: CNI) and the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp.

2009-04-07 13:59:26

Scientists say they've found extreme inbreeding of an isolated wolf population at a U.S.

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2009-04-05 07:20:00

Nearly thirty gray wolves living on an island chain in northwestern Lake Superior have backbone malformations as a result of genetic inbreeding, presenting yet another hurdle for the wolves’ long-term survival, wildlife experts say.

2008-11-11 18:00:14

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a scheduled dividend payment on the Company's 3.25% redeemable cumulative convertible perpetual preferred stock. A cash payment of $8.125 per share will be payable on Jan.

2008-10-15 09:00:26

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE: CLF), an international mining company, today announced that it has changed its name to Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Its ticker symbol will remain the same.

2008-10-04 00:00:07

By Ben Ross Detroit got Americans on the road and gave the world Tamla Motown. It's also the gateway to the spectacular shores of the Great Lakes. Ben Ross hits the highways of Michigan John F Kennedy died here. Not in this building, though; not even in this state. He died here, in this car.

2008-10-02 12:03:53

Nature Valley(R) and American Hiking Society are pleased to announce 20 nonprofit organizations around the country have been named finalists for Save the Trails(TM) funding.

2008-09-16 15:00:28

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE:CLF), which will be renamed Cliffs Natural Resources in the coming months, announced today that its Tilden Mine near Ishpeming, Mich., has been certified compliant to the ISO 14001 standard for Environmental Management Systems.

2008-09-11 09:00:33

Keweenaw Land Association, Limited (Keweenaw) (Pink Sheets: KEWL) is pleased to announce it has entered a mining lease with Orvana Resources US Corp. (Orvana), a wholly owned subsidiary of Orvana Minerals Corp. (TSX symbol: ORV) of Toronto, Ontario.

2008-09-05 00:00:19

By Sean Ryan It's time for a challenge -- and it's the biggest one Volkmann Railroad Builders has ever accepted. The Menomonee Falls builder will lay 35 miles of track across Montana's plains and Bull Mountains by August.


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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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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