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2014-03-06 23:23:20

Third-largest travel nurse staffing agency in the country is once again recognized for its fun, engaging workplace culture. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Medical Solutions is pleased to announce that it was named one of Omaha’s “Best Places to Work” for the sixth time in seven years by the event’s sponsors, the Greater Omaha Chamber and Baird Holm LLP. The rankings are based upon a survey of internal employees. “Our fun, engaging culture speaks for itself and attracts...

2014-03-05 23:29:48

Denver Based Managed Services and Telecom Provider Wins for the Second Straight Year Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Channel Partners magazine is pleased to announce that Platte River Networks has been selected as a winner of the 2014 Channel Partners 360° Business Value Awards. Fifty solutions providers were honored at the 2014 Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, sponsored by AT&T. “The response to last year’s inaugural Channel Partners 360° awards...

2014-03-03 23:02:47

Agreement provides Glenwood Telecommunications ability to enhance its current wireless services in Nebraska. St. Cloud, Minn (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 NewCore Wireless, the leading full-service hosted wireless switching provider, announced today that Glenwood Telecommunications has chosen NewCore Wireless to host the Nebraska carrier's LTE network. Glenwood Telecommunications is a full-service telecommunications provider serving residents and businesses across Nebraska. The new...

2014-02-27 23:31:27

The Omaha-Midlands facility ranks among the top 10% of data centers in the nation for energy efficiency. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Cosentry, the Midwest leader in data center services, announced today that their Omaha-Midlands Data Center has achieved LEED Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), making it the only LEED Gold Data center in Nebraska and one of just 21 data centers nationwide. Omaha-Midlands had previously been awarded Energy Star...

2014-02-27 08:22:28

Beach Lincoln offering great deals on new cars to Columbia, S.C. residents MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car shoppers are always looking for a great deal on a new car and will sometimes go the extra mile to get it. Consumers in Columbia, S.C. are making the drive to Beach Lincoln to get the best deals on new Lincoln cars and SUVs. When a dealership like Beach Lincoln sells new and used cars at such low prices, and also provides the customer service that...

2014-02-26 08:32:58

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global manufacturer of engineered products for infrastructure, mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, and a provider of coating services, announced today that Mark C. Jaksich has been appointed Valmont's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Jaksich will succeed Terry J. McClain as Valmont's CFO. Mark's career with Valmont spans 30 years including positions as...

2014-02-25 23:29:42

Arthritic pain relief is possible without medication. SuperSlow Zone, a Premier Personal Wellness and Exercise Studio, and is now excited to share their insight into how physical activity helps provide relief to those with arthritic pain. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Arthritic pain relief is possible without medication. SuperSlow Zone, a Premier Personal Wellness and Exercise Studio, is now excited to share their insight into how physical activity helps provide relief to those...

2014-02-25 12:31:37

LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geist announces the launch of the Geist Upgradeable power strip. This innovative solution offers scalable monitoring features that evolve with the demands of a data center. The unit may be installed initially as a basic power strip and upgraded at a later point in time to add power monitoring capabilities. Alternatively, it can be purchased with intelligence already included. To incorporate the upgradeability feature, Geist engineered an...

2014-02-24 12:28:30

Richard Wise Opens Floor Covering Business to Serve Omaha OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Wise has held a personal interest in flooring, design and remodeling for years. When he was laid off from his job in Oct. 2013, he decided to turn what could be a setback into a second career by opening his own Floor Coverings International business to serve Omaha, Neb. and the surrounding metro areas. His new business opened on Nov. 26, 2013. "I've always had an interest in...

2014-02-21 23:04:03

Parenting is never an easy task. Some parents angst over the terrible twos or those first years in grade school, but most parents will agree that their greatest concern is dealing with the teenage years. Boys Town has some tips for how to survive and thrive during that time. Boys Town, NE (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Boys Town releases advice for parents on teaching children to behave. The national child care organization, started over 90 years ago, says children are great learning machines,...


Latest Nebraska Reference Libraries

Sandhills (Nebraska)
2013-04-18 23:21:59

The Sandhills, frequently written as Sand Hills, is a region of mixed-grass prairie on grass-stabilized sand dunes within north-central Nebraska, covering just over a quarter of the state. The dunes were established as a National Natural Landmark in the year 1984. The boundaries of the Sandhills are defined by various standards by different organizations. Depending on the definition, the region's area can be as small as 19,600 square miles or as large as 23,600 square miles. The dunes...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

2012-06-15 04:37:53

Symbol: MACAN Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NE, SD Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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