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2014-07-09 12:21:14

Ubersox helps out area senior citizens in the Platteville area PLATTEVILLE, Wis., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A local auto dealership has gone out of their way to help out some of the senior citizens in the Platteville, Wis area. Ubersox Auto Group recently donated a Dodge Grand Caravan to the Platteville Senior Center that will be used to deliver meals to 75 local seniors who still live on their own, but require assistance with preparing daily meals. Photo -...

2009-04-23 06:16:00

Adult students in University of Wisconsin Platteville extension program use webcasting to balance class and work MADISON, Wis., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first student from the Rock County Engineering Program will graduate next month after completing online courses recorded by Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management. The program was launched by UW-Rock County and UW-Platteville to educate...

2008-10-06 00:00:25

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle has approved a $373,685 project to construct a T-hangar and taxiway extension at the Platteville Municipal Airport. It releases $2,927 in state funds to extend a taxiway in the hangar area, update planning documents and upgrade runway edge lights. The city of Platteville is contributing another $15,758 and the Federal Aviation Administration is providing $355,000. The project will also include design and construction of a six-bay T- hangar. According to...

2008-09-19 00:00:29

By The Associated Press PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Southwest Health Center is launching an initiative to help those at risk of developing prediabetes - blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.The hospital will host free blood glucose screenings and educational seminars. The first set of screenings will be at the following Platteville locations:3 8 to 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 19, Livingston State Bank branch (at Wal- Mart).3 8:30 to 10...

2008-08-31 00:00:19

By MARY NEVANS-PEDERSON News You Can Use Who: Christian rock band Kutless When: 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14 Where: Center for the Arts, University of Wisconsin- Platteville Cost: $20 for general public ($5 more at the door). To make reservations, call 608-342-1298.PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - A top Christian rock band is coming to Platteville, thanks to a Platteville church and Christian athletes.Kutless, a five-member band from Portland, Ore., will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Center for...

2008-08-20 00:00:39

By CRAIG D REBER News You can use Park Place Senior Living, 1075 N. Elm St. in Platteville, will hold general public open houses from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24. Information about the campus is available on the Internet at www.elderspan.com or by calling 608-243-8800. PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Platteville received its first official look Monday at an ambitious project designed to showcase senior living. A morning ribbon-cutting ceremony ushered in...

2008-07-23 00:00:46

Southwest Health Center's Diabetes Healthy Living Group will meet at 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, at 1400 East Side Road in Platteville. The session is free and open to the public.Organizers say the Healthy Living Group provides an educational forum for people who are living with diabetes. The guest speaker is Dr. Nancy Andrews, who will discuss diabetes-related complications and how they can be prevented.A graduate of the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Andrews is a...

2008-07-16 00:00:27

Linda Doser, on the academic staff for the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, recently was honored with the Teacher Educator of the Year Award. The Teacher Educator of the Year is nominated by the Student Wisconsin Education Association as an educator who is both active in their Student WEA chapter and who also displays excellent teaching practices in the classroom. Before coming to UW-P, Doser taught in the Cuba City School District as a kindergarten...

2008-07-04 00:00:17

By SANDYE VOIGHT News You can use What: "Joseph," musical Who: Heartland Festival When: 7:30 p.m., Friday, July 11; 2 p.m., Saturday, July 12; 7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 17; 2 p.m., Saturday, July 19; 7:30 p.m., Sunday, July 20; 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 22; 7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 24; 2 p.m., Sunday, July 27; 7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 31; 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3 Where: Center for the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Cost: $17 adults, $9 students younger than 18; box office...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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