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2011-06-08 14:25:00

LA CROSSE, Wis., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 700 delegates and guests attended Dairyland Power Cooperative's 70th Annual Meeting at the La Crosse Center earlier today. The theme of the meeting was Long-term Value, paying tribute to Dairyland's forward-thinking founders and demonstrating the cooperative's lasting commitment to providing reliable, responsible and affordable energy. William Berg, Dairyland President and CEO, discussed the concept of value and how it can...

2011-04-14 14:51:00

LA CROSSE, Wis., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dairyland Power Cooperative is pleased to announce the promotion of Phil Moilien to the position of Vice President and CFO of the organization effective May 6, 2011. He succeeds Robert Mueller, who is retiring after 32 years of service with Dairyland. "Phil's high level of expertise in accounting, finance and risk management has been extremely important to our cooperative," said Bill Berg, President and CEO. "Phil is a valuable...

2011-03-11 07:17:00

LA CROSSE, Wis., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Saxton, MD, pediatric surgeon at Gundersen Lutheran Health System in La Crosse, Wis., is performing a minimally invasive surgery to correct pectus excavatum (sunken chest) in adults. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/gundluth/43811/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110311/MM62673 ) "Sunken chest is a birth defect characterized by a sunken sternum or...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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