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2014-08-21 16:24:19

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Higher Learning Commission recently granted approval to launch the new online master's degree offered by the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies (HGSAS). With applications for the Winter 2015 semester being accepted now, the Master of Arts in Addiction Studies: Integrated Recovery for Co-Occurring Disorders focuses on the science of addiction and mental health and can be completed in as little as two years. This innovative...

2014-08-21 12:26:12

New National Functional Fitness Program Developed for The Goodman Group Managed Communities Holds Weeklong Pedal Challenge CHASKA, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of The Goodman Group managed senior living & health care communities are pedaling toward fitness during Active Aging Week! The International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) is challenging organizations throughout North America to come up with ways to motivate older adults to stay active and benefit from healthier...

2014-08-20 23:12:09

Sjoberg’s Cable selects ZCorum’s Bandwidth Commander to manage growing bandwidth use on their network and to provide a better experience for their subscribers. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced that it will be providing its bandwidth management tool, Bandwidth Commander, to Sjoberg’s Cable. Located in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, Sjoberg’s already receives a number of other managed...

2014-08-20 08:22:39

-- The draft pre-feasibility study set out in the independent National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report ("PFS Technical Report") prepared by a multi-company team led by AMEC E&C Services Inc. ("AMEC") for Duluth Metals Limited confirms that the proposed underground copper, nickel and Platinum Group Metals ("PGMs") mining project (the "TMM Project") is supported by financial fundamentals showing a competitive cost position, high...

2014-08-19 16:29:18

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovita Health Science - the makers of ENU(TM), an innovative ready-to-drink, complete nutritional shake - has been named a Division Finalist in the 10(th) Annual Minnesota Cup business competition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137503 ENU is a naturally enhanced, complete nutritional shake that is remarkably flavorful, with more protein and less sugar than established brands. ENU is made with non-GMO ingredients,...

2014-08-19 12:25:38

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The historic Brave New Workshop Theatre (BNW) announced plans today to purchase an additional building in the Hennepin Avenue Downtown Theatre District in order to house its growing school, the BNW Student Union. The BNW has signed a purchase agreement to acquire 727 Hennepin Avenue. The new space sits diagonally across the street from the BNW main stage at 824 Hennepin Avenue. The two spaces combined will create a world-class entertainment,...

2014-08-18 23:01:40

Minnesota's crowdfunding effort leads bid to return World's Fair to U.S. soil; its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign is an innovative first that can accomplish it. Wendy Meadley, communications lead for Expo 2023: The Minnesota World's Fair, comments on the crowdfunding event and how entrepreneurial start-ups will bring the event to Minnesota. Minneapolis, Twin Cities MN (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 World’s Fairs have always been about important firsts. Now Minnesota's...

2014-08-18 16:30:17

Company launches Back-to-School Pinterest Sweepstakes encouraging fans to share creative, time-saving ideas that make it easy to eat well WILLMAR, Minn., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --This year, Jennie-O is on a mission to help families make the back-to-school transition as nutritious and delicious as possible with a variety of new tips and recipes perfect for any eating occasion. With a seemingly endless selection of great products and convenient, nutritious recipes available for breakfast,...

2014-08-18 12:22:22

Refreshed brand identity, website and advertising campaign poised to help company become the No. 1 online retailer of outdoor sporting goods ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportsman's Guide - an outdoor sporting goods retailer known as a price and quality leader for nearly four decades - today launched a major brand campaign and redesign centered around a "Share The Thrill" rally cry that unites sportsmen both through their love of the outdoors and finding great deals...

2014-08-14 23:00:27

Innovative use of crowdfunding aims to shape bid for America’s first World’s Fair in nearly 40 years. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 How do you bring the World’s Fair back to America in the Internet Age? Minnesota sees crowdfunding as the perfect answer, so it launched the first ever Indiegogo campaign designed to win a World’s Fair, and it’s asking contributors for ideas to help bring its Expo 2023 bid to life. The campaign can now be found online at:...


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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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