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2014-02-21 23:26:00

Intertech Foundation also provided $5,000 in support to U.S. High School Robotics Teams. St. Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Intertech, a leading IT consulting and training company, is a proud new sponsor of the FIRST Robotics Regional Competition in Minnesota, including tournaments in Minneapolis and Duluth in March. “Intertech supports the FIRST mission ‘to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that...

2014-02-18 16:30:05

Bi-annual events across 20 locations designed to help community members, students and graduates take the next step in their career MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the national job market continues to improve, Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is helping community members, students, and graduates take the next step in their careers by hosting a free nationwide Community Career Fair. The bi-annual event is set for Feb. 24-28, 2014 at 20...

2014-02-14 16:26:33

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-precision test systems and position sensors, today reported that Dr. Michael (Mike) Jost has been appointed as the new Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Test business. He will be based in Eden Prairie and will assume his new role on Monday, February 24, 2014. Mike replaces Dr. Rich Baker who recently assumed responsibility for the newly...

2014-02-11 23:04:26

JGM Properties announces that it has purchased the newly named Central Midway building formerly known as the Central Medical Building. With JGM Properties, LLC as the new owner, this is an exciting opportunity for business owners and medical professionals looking to rent St. Paul office space or medical space in the conveniently located Central Midway corridor. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Conveniently located Central Midway is situated at 393 N. Dunlap St., near the...

2014-02-11 12:28:52

Unmetered, Secure GigE Transfer Station Gets Enterprise Data into the Cloud in Hours vs. Days GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, a leading Midwest provider of enterprise-level network services and cloud hosting, announces the introduction of its Cloud Kiosk(SM) service, a convenient and cost-effective approach to uploading large volumes of data to the cloud. A critical ongoing challenge in cloud computing is safely and efficiently processing all of an...

2014-01-31 12:22:33

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth annual "Let's Kick Hunger Day" radiothon, which took place on Thursday, January 30, 2014, raised more than $250,000 for hunger relief, pushing the five-year total for the event to more than $1 million. The "Let's Kick Hunger Day" radiothon is an all-day live radio broadcast designed to generate awareness of hunger in the heartland and to raise funds to help end it. For the fifth consecutive year, the radiothon was presented by...

2014-01-29 12:29:59

Northwest Tech students granted full transfer of credits into Rasmussen College's AcceleratED Bachelor's Degree Completion program and given tuition discount TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help students in Northwest Kansas continue their education and advance their careers, Rasmussen College recently partnered with Northwest Kansas Technical College located in Goodland, Kan. and granted Northwest Tech students full transfer of credits into its AcceleratED...

2014-01-27 16:27:29

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that its virtual annual shareholders' meeting will be held on February 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. CT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/AQ14468LOGO) To attend the meeting, please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/MTSC2014. Shareholders should use their 12-digit control number to...

2014-01-07 20:22:11

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that Dr. Jeffrey Graves, President and CEO, will make a presentation to the investment community at Needham's 16(th) Annual Growth Conference on Thursday, January 16, 3:30?4:10 ET, in New York. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/AQ14468LOGO) A copy of the presentation can be found...

2014-01-02 12:20:45

State-of-the-art facility meets increasing need for highly-trained, skilled police officers across Minnesota EAGAN, Minn., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, today announced the opening of a Law Enforcement Training Facility at its Eagan campus. The new 8,000-square-foot location includes several modern, scenario training rooms in which students can practice situations they may encounter as a law enforcement officer. Training courses will...


Latest Geography of Minnesota Reference Libraries

Superior National Forest
2014-07-31 09:38:55

Superior National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Minnesota, between the Canada – United States border. It is located in the Arrowhead Region and comprises an area of the Boundary Waters, which separates Canada and the United States. This forest holds 3,900,000 acres of protected lands and waters that are separated into numerous ranger districts, with over a quarter of the forest comprising the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It was established in 1903...

Chippewa National Forest
2013-11-21 12:56:10

Chippewa National Forest is a national forest located in northcentral Minnesota, United States, in the counties of Cass, Itasca, and Beltrami. The forest headquarters are located in Cass Lake, Minnesota. There are local ranger district offices in Deer River, Walker, and Blackduck. The forest encompasses 666,623 acres. Water is plentiful, with over 1,300 lakes, 923 miles of streams and rivers, and 400,000 acres of wetlands. The forest was established as the Minnesota Forest Reserve on...

Voyageurs National Park
2013-04-26 15:05:12

Voyageurs National Park is located in the state of Minnesota in the United States. The park contains 218,200 acres of land ancient Native Americans. The first explorers of European descent arrived in the area in 1688. These were French fur traders and explores, known as voyageurs, the people for which the park was named. Logging began in 1880’s and 1890’s and was such a lucrative and uncontrolled industry that the forests there no longer contain abundant adult trees. Gold mining also...

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