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2014-08-07 00:22:10

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mikayla Lien (pronounced Lean), a 19-year-old from Calmar, was crowned the 61(st )Iowa Dairy Princess during an evening ceremony at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines tonight (Wednesday, August 6). Lien, daughter of Gary and Patty Lien, will spend the year serving as a goodwill ambassador for Iowa's dairy farmers. Throughout her year-long reign she will make public appearances to connect with consumers and help them understand the...

2013-06-27 23:45:08

Platinum Supplemental Insurance is the exclusive sponsor of the 2013 Jet Air Dog Fight during the July 3 Air Show in Dubuque. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance is the exclusive sponsor of the 2013 Jet Air Dog Fight during the July 3 Air Show in Dubuque. The event, which takes place on July 3, 2013, will entertain an estimated 250,000 individuals with Vietnam era jets in a Dog-Fight over the Mississippi River. The Dog-Fight will feature Red Star versus The...

2013-06-12 23:20:21

Platinum Supplemental Insurance will be a sponsor of the 2014 Julien Dubuque International Film Festival. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance will be a sponsor of the 2014 Julien Dubuque International Film Festival. The event, which takes place on April 24-27, 2014, will showcase several dozen independent films from local, national and international filmmakers. The films are screened in over a dozen venues along Main Street in Dubuque, Iowa; including the...

2013-05-30 23:01:08

IBM Premier Partner Launches Intelligent Operations Center with Sustainable City, Citizen Health and Wellness Focus Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Element Blue, an IBM Premier Partner and leading provider of IBM Smarter Planet solutions, has been selected to develop the Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) platform for Smarter Sustainable Dubuque, a unique public/private partnership between IBM Research and the City of Dubuque that seeks to make Dubuque one of the first...

2013-05-28 23:16:08

Platinum Supplemental Insurance employees and sales representatives have taken part in the Dubuque Relay for Life program since 2008 by using a variety of events to help raise money: bake sales, paying for “dress down” days, costume contests, bowling and golf outings, chili cook-offs, automatic payroll deductions and more. In both 2011 and 2012, Platinum was awarded the “Top Fundraising Company Team” in Dubuque by the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Dubuque,...

2013-05-24 23:26:32

Platinum Supplemental Insurance Sales Representative Mary Lee Satterlee of Bunceton, Missouri, is promoted to Sales Team Leader. Her advancement comes after two years of commitment and efforts. Dubuque, IA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance recently promoted Mary Satterlee, of Bunceton, Missouri, to sales team leader. Satterlee started her Platinum sales career in 2011. Her commitment and efforts advanced her career to lead a team of sales representatives selling Platinum...

2013-05-16 23:27:06

The corporate headquarters at Platinum Supplemental Insurance in Dubuque, Iowa, announces the promotion of Lindsay Wagner to Compliance Supervisor. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance has recently promoted Lindsay Wagner of Dubuque, Iowa, to compliance supervisor in the company´s Compliance Department – responsible for making sure the company stays in good standing with all legal regulations related to insurance products and sales. Lindsay joined...

2013-05-15 23:24:35

The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce and City of Dubuque dignitaries will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at the historic Platinum Building, home of Platinum Supplemental Insurance, their corporate headquarters in Dubuque's lower Main Street district. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for the The Platinum Building on Tuesday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m., directly followed by a Chamber Business PM from 5-7 p.m....

2013-02-26 23:02:41

Meet Michael Berg, Chief Operating Officer of Administration, and James Lange, Chief Operating Officer of Third Party Administration. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance has hired two new executives as part of the company´s proactive planning strategy for continued growth and expansion in 2013. Joining Platinum are Chief Operating Officer of Administration, Michael Berg, and Chief Operating Officer of Third Party Administration, James Lange, both of...


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2009-02-28 22:55:08

Northern Blue Monkshood (Aconitum noveboracense) or Northern Wild Monkshood, is a species of flowering plant found in the United States only in Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio and New York. It is commonly found on shaded to partly shaded cliffs, or on cool, streamside sites. These areas have suitable cool soil conditions. They are also found on algific talus slopes which have a cool outflow of air and water from ice contained in underground fissures. This plant is also known as Wolfsbane. This plant is...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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