Latest Washington County, Wisconsin Stories

2014-06-18 12:26:27

The Water Council will serve as headquarters MILWAUKEE, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), a global collaboration of leaders in sustainable water resource management, today announced an agreement with The Water Council to represent AWS in North America. This announcement builds on recent commitments from top corporations, including Nestlé and General Mills to support AWS, and on the recent launch of the AWS International Water...

2014-05-23 23:04:53

Home Care Medical, Inc. one of Wisconsin’s largest and most respected providers of home medical equipment, respiratory care and rehab technology, is pleased to host a 40th anniversary celebration on Saturday, May 31, at our Milwaukee Retail Store, 4818 South 76th Street. During the celebration, Home Care Medical will be teaming up again with WTMJ for their Classic Free Ride event where folks can register to win a 1969 Valenti Mustang Resto Mod. NEW BERLIN, WISCONSIN (PRWEB) May 23, 2014...

2014-05-15 23:00:31

The retirement community in Milwaukee through their “Wellness by Design” program has partnered with the Active Aging Research Center at UW-Madison and the Milwaukee County Department of Aging. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Individuals who are 65 years of age or older, live in their own home, apartment or retirement community within Milwaukee County can benefit from participation in a research study to see if technology can help them continue to live independently. “Each year,...

2014-05-02 23:04:24

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Milwaukee. Residents of the city can now benefit from an independent resource to refer to when in the market for a home security system. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the 30th largest in the United States, Milwaukee is known as a cultural and economical hub in the state and has an estimated population of 599,395 people...

2014-01-09 23:00:48

Alexian Village warns that older adults are at a high risk for falls, and encourages all to take a pledge not to fall. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 How about a New Year’s resolution that is not only doable but beneficial to your overall health? The staff of Milwaukee senior living community, Alexian Village wants you to promise yourself that you will not fall and then ensure that it comes true. Statistics tell the story: adults who fall aged 65 and older is 1 in 3, 20-30% of those falls can...

2013-10-21 23:24:48

Mr. Appliance of Suburban Milwaukee West was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence in Appliance Repair Milwaukee, WI and Refrigerator Repair Milwaukee, WI by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Mr. Appliance of Suburban Milwaukee West was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. in the category of Appliance Repair Milwaukee WI and Refrigerator Repair Milwaukee WI. This...

2013-05-20 23:16:07

Medical Device Manufacturer Receives Recognition for Second Consecutive Year. Butler, Wis. (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Wisconsin-based MRPC, a single-source provider of medical device components and assemblies, has been recognized by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a 2013 Top Workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin. For the second consecutive year, MRPC received the award honoring the best places to work in the area, based upon feedback from employees. “MRPC´s accomplishments stem from...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'