Latest Ranger Stories

2011-07-22 11:30:00

FRANKLINVILLE, N.Y., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ontario Knife Company® -- synonymous with quality hunting and tactical knives for over a century -- has introduced the latest knife in the Ranger series, the Ontario Knife Ranger Falcon(TM). Constructed from the same design and indestructible materials as the famed Ontario Knife Ranger Afgan(TM), the Ontario Knife Ranger Falcon is one of the strongest and most functional hunting blades available today. While the...

2011-07-18 00:15:00

OXFORD, England, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2007, Enigma Diagnostics (Porton Down, UK & San Diego, USA) announced the award of a euro 3 Million grant by the European Commission Framework 7 programme. This EU Commission award was won in a competitive process and the grant was to support development of a rapid, fully automated molecular diagnostic system for Seasonal Influenza (circulating strains of Influenza types A & B) to be based on Enigma's concept ML...

2011-05-26 16:07:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranger International Services Group, a private equity consolidator specializing in government services, announces the winning of a GSA Engineering Services Division award to Ranger's wholly owned subsidiary US Logistics. The award is a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) for procurement services and analysis, with special focus on engineering procurements. The engineering sister company of US Logistics, Ranger TechWorks, will assist in carrying...

2011-05-06 11:22:33

Researchers use the NSF-supported Ranger supercomputer to explore alternative particle theories As the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) ramps up the rate and impact of its collisions, physicists hope to witness the emergence of the Higgs boson, an anticipated, but as-yet-unseen, fundamental particle that scientists believe gives mass to matter. The Higgs boson is a central component of the "standard model," a theory that defines the relationships between the forces of the universe. But, what if...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

SCA Partners with American Park Network, Ford Motor Company on Oh, Ranger! ParkFinderâ“ž¢ Mobile iPhone App Helps users find adventure by searching 6,000+ national parks and public lands nationwide Charlestown, NH (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation's leader in youth conservation service, has teamed with American Park Network and Ford Motor Company to launch Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder, a free app sponsored by the...

2011-01-26 05:31:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) introduced today the next generation Trimble® Ranger(TM) rugged handheld computer. The Ranger 3 series is the latest in a long line of field-proven mobile computers. The Trimble Ranger 3 is ideal for surveying, construction, field service, forestry, mapping, public safety, utilities, and other outdoor or service-related applications. Designed with a large sunlight-readable VGA display and long-life...

2010-12-17 17:00:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranger Aerospace, a private equity consolidator that specializes in aerospace/defense and aviation buyouts, has been a featured company in 3 capital markets conferences in late 2010. Conference hosts were Houlihan Lokey, UBS, and Imperial Capital. Ranger's latest consolidation platform is called Ranger International Services Group, Inc., which focuses on government technical services operations. Ranger International has grown rapidly from...

2010-11-13 18:35:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The NC State University team of Jeff Bumgarner of Wade, N.C., and Will White of Raleigh, N.C., weighed five fish for 15 pounds, 5 ounces on the last day of competition at the National Guard FLW College Fishing Northern Division Regional Championship on Jordan Lake for a three-day total of 47-6 to win a top prize of $50,000, which includes a Ranger boat and outboard wrapped in school colors for the winning club and $25,000 for the school they...

2010-11-06 17:43:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Nov. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Indiana University's Jesse Schultz, New Albany, Ind. and Dustin Vaal, Bloomington, Ind., pulled out a come from behind victory to become two time champions at the National Guard FLW College Fishing Central Regional Championship on Saturday with three bass that weighed 11 pounds, 4 ounces. The Hoosiers caught a total of nine bass weighing 31-7 to win a Ranger boat and outboard motor wrapped in school colors for their bass club and $25,000 for...

2010-10-30 19:50:00

NACOGDOCHES, Texas, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lamar University team of Matt Morrison of Silsbee, Texas, and Danny Iles of Hemphill, Texas, led all three days of competition at the National Guard FLW College Fishing Texas Division Regional Championship on Sam Rayburn Reservoir and weighed a day three six-bass catch weighing 12 pounds, 6 ounces for a three-day total of 51-4 to win a top prize of $50,000, which includes a Ranger boat and outboard wrapped in school colors for the winning...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'