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2014-10-24 16:24:32

~ On view now through February 22, 2015 SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THIS MUST BE THE PLACE, a series of five exhibitions at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, explores the concept that there are places, large or small, in our lives that hold meaning and influence far beyond a point on a map. The complete series will be on view through January 4, 2015, while the last exhibition closes February 22. Through installation works, sculptures, photographs, a film,...

2014-10-23 16:21:09

Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac of Kenosha to check vehicles on a number of key safety points at no charge KENOSHA, Wis., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As winter approaches, Wisconsin drivers are beginning the preparation process that will ideally mitigate some of the hazards and discomforts associated with transportation during the cold, snowy months. This can include changing over to winter tires, having a remote start kit installed, or even investing in an all-wheel drive vehicle...

2014-10-23 08:23:51

Wisconsin area drivers take advantage of special rates OSHKOSH, Wis., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Les Stumpf Car Credit Center in the Oshkosh, Wisconsin area has a long-standing tradition of providing financial assistance to drivers purchasing a new vehicle. Throughout the month of October the assistance has been taken one step further with the provisional financing deals available. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153872 For the month of October,...

2014-10-22 16:29:52

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) will issue its 2014 third quarter earnings news release before the stock market opens on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. A conference call for security analysts is scheduled for the same day at 1 p.m. Central time. To listen to webcast Go to wisconsinenergy.com. Select 'Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call' and then select 'Go to webcast' at any point within 15 minutes of the presentation,...

2014-10-21 23:12:07

Platinum sponsor offers proven best practices and pragmatic approach Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Leading online community solutions provider 7Summits is a Platinum sponsor of JiveWorld 2014 at Booth P2, which will take place October 21 to 23, 2014, at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. As a Platinum sponsor of JiveWorld, 7Summits will host two speaking sessions and share its social intranet and community-management-as-a-service offerings with conference attendees. 7Summits...

2014-10-21 12:21:12

Holiday Ford of Fond du Lac, Wis., now offering 2015 Ford Escape and Explorer models FOND DU LAC, Wis., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many Wisconsin families, the need for a capable family vehicle that can excel in wintry conditions cannot be compromised. Roadways become slippery, visibility is downgraded, and the necessity of work, school, and everyday errands persists. The solution for many area families is to ensure that their vehicle is up to the challenge that winter...

2014-10-20 12:24:24

Film Manufacturer Looks to Grow With Complementary Cast and Blown Film Offerings DETROIT, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huron Capital Partners ("Huron Capital") announced today that its portfolio company, Wisconsin-based Bloomer Plastics, Inc., has acquired Delaware, Ohio-based Optimum Plastics. Bloomer Plastics is a leading producer of custom engineered cast embossed films for the industrial, medical and packaging markets, while Optimum Plastics is a technology leader and pioneer...

2014-10-20 12:22:14

CP-served grain facility in Wisconsin capable of loading entire trains MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The inaugural train from Landmark Services Cooperative's new Fall River, Wis., grain terminal is loading today, consisting of 100 cars of soybeans for export through the Gulf Coast. The departure marks the creation of new shipping options and an ability to reach new markets for Wisconsin farmers via CP's (TSX/NYSE:CP) rail network. "CP's expansive rail network, in...

2014-10-20 12:22:09

Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine carries special custom Ram and Jeep models RACINE, Wis., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many drivers of Jeep and Ram vehicles ultimately choose these models over the competition for their proven off-road capability, whether that's for work purposes, recreation, or a combination of the two. An emerging trend in the auto accessory world are companies that will perform tailored upfits to enhance this capability, working directly with...

2014-10-20 08:21:07

Palmen Motors of Kenosha, Wis., highlights Cold Weather Group for upcoming winter KENOSHA, Wis., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many automakers will make a point to highlight some of the more winter-friendly options on a given model, Dodge goes so far as to name one of its specialty packages for the 2015 Dodge Dart the Cold Weather Group. Dealerships like Palmen Motors in Kenosha, Wisconsin, can then go on to point this package out to customers who are looking for a car...


Latest Wisconsin Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

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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