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2009-10-07 14:00:00

LA CROSSE, Wis., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "Brewery" and "healthcare" aren't two words that typically go together. But, in La Crosse, Wis., a major healthcare organization and the local brewer created a unique partnership that's saving money for patients, and protecting the community's natural resources. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/gundersen/40437/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091007/NY88881 ) On Oct. 7, Gundersen Lutheran...

2007-05-23 12:00:40

By Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. May 23--Dr. Kenneth Kolb Jr. looked out and cared for abused and neglected children. Kolb, who died Monday at the age of 49, was a Gundersen Lutheran pediatrician who was a passionate child advocate. "He really cared very, very deeply about children," said Dr. Ann Budzak, a Gundersen Lutheran pediatrician. "He believed they deserved to be safe, and we as adults should be advocates for them because they can't do it for themselves." Kolb was...

2006-02-23 03:28:01

By Bill Barclay PRAGELATO, Italy (Reuters) - Three men dominated the Nordic combined programme at the Turin Olympics but pre-Games favourites Hannu Manninen of Finland and Ronny Ackermann of Germany were not among them. Unheralded Austrian Felix Gottwald led the way with two golds and a silver while Germany's Georg Hettich also collected three medals and Norway's Magnus Moan took two from the two individual events and team competition. Gottwald, 30, won silver in the individual...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.