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2015-05-28 12:30:03

COON RAPIDS, Minn., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthology, a world-class, cost-effective solution for rapid recovery from back and body injuries, chronic pain, and orthopedic surgeries as well

2015-05-28 08:27:32

MINNEAPOLIS, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The long winter is finally over.

2015-05-27 23:08:59

The health technology company developing Stress Number® as the new metric for all health

2015-05-27 23:03:50

OneNeck® IT Solutions, a hybrid provider of cloud computing, managed services, and colocation services, announces the company has validated compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI)

2015-05-27 12:40:34

Applications for Next Free Training Session Close June 29 MINNEAPOLIS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges offered her congratulations at

2015-05-27 12:29:38

Former New York Times and Yahoo! Executive, and Online News Association Founder to Lead Digital Publishing and Software Services Platform Provider's Business Development and Expansion Initiatives

2015-05-26 16:26:08

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Are Judy Garland's ruby slippers in nearby mine pit following a Museum heist? Witness an underwater search for the iconic red shoes and dozens

2015-05-26 12:23:39

FORT WAYNE, Ind., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc.

2015-05-22 08:31:33

SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Renodis (www.Renodis.com), America's first communications managed services

2015-05-20 23:03:38

Jay Matushak joins as CFO; Jamie Rice appointed CTO Eagan, Minn.


Latest 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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2008-08-11 19:31:03

The Red-backed Salamander (Plethodon cinereus), or Red-back Salamander, is a small, hardy woodland salamander. It inhabits wooded slopes in Eastern North America, west to Missouri, south to North Carolina, and north from southern Quebec and the Maritime Provinces in Canada to Minnesota. salamander. It is also known as the Northern Redback Salamander to distinguish it from the Southern Redback Salamander (P. serratus). The Red-backed Salamander is found mostly in two color variations: the...

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2005-06-14 08:41:49

Comptonia is a genus of a single species, Comptonia peregrina, in the family Myricaceae, order Fagales. This shrub is native to eastern North America, from southern Quebec south to the extreme north of Georgia, and west to Minnesota. The common name is Sweetfern or Sweet-fern, a confusing name as it is not a fern. Several fossil species have been discovered, showing that the genus once had a much wider distribution throughout the Northern Hemisphere.

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.