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2013-11-20 23:31:45

Sunfire Technology-Moving You to the Cloud Memphis, TN and Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Sunfire Technology Receives Professional Designation as Cloud Solutions Provider— Sunfire Technology Joins National Network of Cloud Professionals becoming a Cloud Nation Certified Professional (CNCP)— Leading North American cloud solutions aggregator Cloud Nation today announced that Sunfire Technology has successfully completed training and received its CNCP (Cloud Nation Certified...

2013-11-05 23:34:03

Popular cable television show about life in rural Minnesota starts the new season with a ride on Lake Wobegon Trail. Brandon, Minnesota (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Lakes Country Living promises another season of fresh content to please viewing audiences. Since 2010, this video magazine has taken television viewers behind the scenes into artists’ studios, out into farm fields, through dusty archives of old museums and behind the counters of Main Street businesses – wherever the camera...

2013-10-27 23:04:10

The 2013 fastest-growing private companies in Minnesota are named. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 MentorMate (http://mentormate.com) announced today that the company ranks 4th in Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Fast 50, a listing of the fastest-growing private companies in Minnesota released by the publication on October 24, 2013. Founded in 2001, MentorMate had 30 employees at the start of 2011 and now has 207, resulting in the company’s recent relocation to its...

2013-10-25 23:02:44

The Coon Rapids Homes for Heroes program, recently launched, has been a success so far for Edina Realty's listing leader. Coon Rapids, MN (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The Coon Rapids Homes for Heroes program has brought savings to the Coon Rapids community. Local heroes of all sorts including military personnel, firefighters, law enforcement officers, first responders, and teachers have saved thousands through the Coon Rapids Homes for Heroes program. Kris Lindahl of Edina Realty recently...

2013-10-08 23:28:00

Kick-off event to be held at Pillsbury Elementary School, where approximately 88% of students qualify for free and reduced breakfast. Minneapolis (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Hunger-Free Minnesota announced today that it is launching a statewide School Breakfast Challenge to increase participation in the School Breakfast Program among low-income Minnesota students. The School Breakfast Challenge will be launched with a ceremonial event held at Pillsbury Elementary School on October 9, 2013 at...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.