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2014-09-09 12:25:15

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mairs and Power, an independent, employee owned investment advisory firm, is pleased to announce that the Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund marked its third anniversary on August 11, 2014 with solid performance in its category. As a result of its performance and achieving the three year mark it has earned a five star rating from Morningstar, as of August 31, 2014, for the overall and 3-year periods among 608 small blend funds, based on the...

2014-07-23 08:31:36

Northwestern Mutual offices recognized for dedication to company's signature philanthropy MILWAUKEE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, only 3.8 percent of all cancer research funding allocated by the federal government goes to children, despite the fact that childhood cancer is the leading cause of death for kids in the U.S.[1] Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, is dedicated to helping find a cure and assisting children battling...

2014-07-16 08:29:08

Janet Olszewski joins statewide health insurance co-op at critical time in state's increasingly competitive insurance landscape EAST LANSING, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janet Olszewski, who managed $14 billion in annual resources during her tenure as Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health, is joining Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan as Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives and Public Policy, the statewide insurer announced today. She began her new...

2014-06-16 12:22:16

MILWAUKEE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NM Neptune, LLC, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual, has acquired Starwood Energy's 25 percent Class C stake in the Neptune Regional Transmission System. The 65-mile high-voltage, direct-current underwater transmission cable connects Sayreville, New Jersey to Long Island, New York. The Neptune system has been operational since 2007 and its 660 Megawatts of capacity are fully contracted to the Long Island Power...

2014-05-20 12:34:29

Nonprofit health insurance cooperative that will be member-governed will open health insurance plan enrollment in November 2014; benefits will be delivered beginning January 1, 2015 CHARLESTON, W.Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Approval by the West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner has resulted in the newly-formed West Virginia Health Cooperative, Inc.'s foray into the Mountain State's health insurance market. Beginning in November 2014, thousands of West...

2014-05-14 08:28:22

Company expands deep presence in NCAA athletics as part of deal through ESPN that includes television, on-site and digital integration MILWAUKEE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today it will become the presenting sponsor of the historic Rose Bowl Game beginning in 2015, as part of an expansive partnership with ESPN. The deal, which runs through 2020, includes positioning across ESPN's coverage of 23 college sports championships. To view the multimedia...

2014-05-11 20:21:46

EAGAN, Minn., May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by Universal Cooperatives, Inc.: Universal Cooperatives, Inc. and its domestic subsidiaries have filed voluntary Chapter 11 petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware for the purpose of maximizing value through the sale of ongoing businesses operated by Bridon Cordage, LLC and Heritage Trading Company, LLC, as well as sales of the assets of their other businesses....

2014-04-29 16:30:49

#MyHeroMom campaign by Northwestern Mutual to generate up to $50,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation MILWAUKEE, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moms are heroes and this Mother's Day their acts of love will strengthen the fight against childhood cancer by raising research funds for life-saving cures. Starting today through May 13, Northwestern Mutual is rallying sons, daughters and those who want to honor their own "heroic" moms or mother figures by uploading images of them to...

2014-04-07 12:29:51

Deal includes added Mutual Fund category exclusivity MILWAUKEE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today it has extended its partnership with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA(®))( )until 2020, through a deal with CBS Sports® and Turner Sports ®. In addition to maintaining NCAA marketing and promotional rights in the life insurance, wealth management and retirement planning services categories, the deal means that the company also will...

2014-04-02 12:23:16

RALEIGH, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives are kicking off the 20(th) year of awarding Bright Ideas education grants to North Carolina teachers and are now accepting grant applications. Nearly $600,000 in Bright Ideas grants will be awarded to educators statewide in the 2014-15 school year to fund creative, hands-on classroom projects that fall outside traditional school budgets. Teachers can learn more and apply online at...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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