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2014-04-14 12:36:31

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in Wisconsin through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living facility...

2014-04-11 11:39:34

When the Earned Income Tax Credit was expanded in 1993, supporters hoped it would reward poor parents for working while critics feared that it might discourage single mothers from marrying or incentivize women to have more children to boost their tax refund. A new collaborative study done by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Cornell University reveals the EITC has helped the working poor but hasn't affected personal choices. Sarah Halpern-Meekin, assistant professor of human...

2014-04-10 23:01:22

Leaders from academe met recently in Indianapolis at the Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference to explore the intersection of learning analytics and open learning, open technologies, and open research. The Summit will next convene in 2015 at Marist College, in New York's historic Hudson River Valley. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 With learning analytics poised to become a mainstream technology, higher education leaders from around the world came together following the Learning...

2014-04-10 12:26:21

~ Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Revelation on view now through August 31, 2014 SHEBOYGAN, Wis., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2014, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center marks the fortieth anniversary of its world-renowned Arts/Industry residency program with a sweeping exhibition and 300-page book titled Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Revelation. Over the course of more than 500 residencies, artists from around the world have worked in the Pottery, Iron and Brass Foundries, and...

2014-04-09 23:24:36

Inometa Flexo Systems has introduced the “Patriot” flexo plate-mounting sleeve offering increased accuracy, productivity and pressroom handling convenience. The Patriot sleeve is manufactured at Inometa’s Appleton, Wisconsin facility following the recent consolidation of the company’s Warburg, Germany facility to Appleton. Appleton, WI (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The “Patriot”, a new flexo plate mounting sleeve offering increased accuracy and productivity, is now available from...

2014-04-09 23:04:48

Cialdini will play an integral role in client care for the rapidly growing senior care company, Home Care Assistance. Whitefish Bay, WI (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Wisconsin, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to welcome Jenni Cialdini as the office’s new Client Care Manager. Jenni will play an integral role in ensuring quality in-home assistance is provided to the company’s clients throughout the Metro Milwaukee area. Jenni joins Home Care...

2014-04-09 16:22:57

MADISON, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail natural gas base rates will be reduced and retail electric base rates will be unchanged for customers of Alliant Energy's Wisconsin utility if a request filed today with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) is approved. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020405/LNTLOGO Alliant Energy is requesting retail natural gas customers' annual retail gas base rates be reduced by $5 million in 2015, followed by a freeze of those rates...

2014-04-09 12:23:18

MILWAUKEE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bank Mutual is pleased to announce its new partnership with Trees for US, a program developed by the National Forest Foundation (NFF), the only organization specifically dedicated to the conservation and restoration of America's National Forests. The collaboration will allow Bank Mutual to make a significant difference for our National Forests, and the citizens who treasure them. The NFF works together with the U.S. Forest Service to identify National...

2014-04-09 12:20:16

GREEN BAY, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketers in Wisconsin along with CITGO Petroleum Corporation teamed up for the Road America Ticket Giveaway to send lucky fans to the WeatherTech® Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® at Road America. Between now and May 25, racecar fans are encouraged to fill up their tanks at participating CITGO locations in Green Bay, Appleton, Madison and Milwaukee, Wis. to receive a one-day admission ticket to the Road America race...

2014-04-07 23:28:08

Family-owned business to grow stronger after loss of original GoMacro facility, test kitchen and family home. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 GoMacro, the manufacturer of the MacroBar, announces with a heavy heart the loss of its historic barn at the family's 120 acre farm in southwestern Wisconsin. The barn housed the company's test kitchen, the original GoMacro facility and a nearly complete five-bedroom home. Fire swept through the property on March 28 at approximately 4...


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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
2013-11-22 11:59:03

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is a 1,530,647 acre United States National Forest located in northern Wisconsin within the United States. Much of the old growth forest within the area was ruined by logging early in the 20th century. Some of the trees that remain growing there today were planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. As they are legally two separate national forests – the Chequamegon National Forest and the Nicolet National Forest – the areas were...

2012-06-14 10:47:15

Symbol: SAPE12 Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Tree Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   SABA2 Salix babylonica auct. non L. p.p.   SABL2 Salix ×blanda Andersson (pro sp.)   SABL3 Salix blanda Andersson, database artifact   SAEL4 Salix elegantissima K. Koch   SAPEB Salix pendulina Wender. var. blanda (Andersson) Meikle ex anon., ined.   SAPEE Salix pendulina...

2012-06-15 05:47:17

Symbol: LEWI2 Group: Lichen Family: Lecanoraceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecanoraceae Genus   Lecanora Ach. – rim lichen Species   Lecanora wisconsinensis H. Magn. – Wisconsin rim lichen

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