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Captive Whooping Cranes Released Into the Wild

Captive Whooping Cranes Released Into the Wild

USGS Efforts continue to increase population of endangered bird Four whooping crane chicks raised in captivity began their integration into the wild on Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of the continuing effort to increase the wild population of...

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2014-09-30 12:20:51

The dealership currently carries a variety of Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 models for heavy-duty usage KENOSHA, Wis., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As plenty of business owners know, having the right vehicle for a variety of tasks is a non-negotiable aspect of many types of work. One problem that can arise in a given area is the feeling that local dealerships don't stock enough options in terms of commercial trucks and cargo vans, or that the sales team is more focused on...

2014-09-29 23:14:03

Estey & Bomberger, LLP and Lucareli & Erickson Law Offices, LLC have filed a civil lawsuit in the Racine County Circuit Court against billionaire Samuel Curtis “Curt” Johnson III. The plaintiff in the suit was the childhood friend of Johnson’s stepdaughter. Racine, WI (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Estey & Bomberger, LLP and Lucareli & Erickson Law Offices, LLC have filed a civil lawsuit in the Racine County Circuit Court against billionaire Samuel Curtis “Curt”...

2014-09-29 20:20:24

Les Stumpf Ford stocks inventory with mix of new, used Ford APPLETON, Wis., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Appleton Ford dealership, Les Stumpf Ford, is expanding its dealership offerings beyond the lot to help hopeful car owners find their ideal vehicle. While the dealership stocks its inventory with the latest Ford models, it's also home to used Ford in Appleton, Wisconsin. In addition to offering a full stock of trusted vehicles, the dealership provides vehicle comparison...

2014-09-29 16:21:53

Stevens Point Honda prepares Wisconsin drivers for fall, winter travel in durable SUV STEVENS POINT, Wis., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers struggling to find a vehicle that offers both utility and style are turning to Stevens Point Honda for its 2015 Honda Pilot in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. The SUV has utility in its name, but it also offers the amenities drivers crave for day-to-day driving. With colder weather quickly approaching, Wisconsin drivers will need a vehicle...

2014-09-29 16:21:51

Palmen Auto Stores of Kenosha and Racine, Wis., lower prices on many pre-owned models KENOSHA, Wis., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As auto shoppers buying brand new or recent-year models wish to take advantage of the ease and simplicity of the trade-in process, auto dealerships are generally happy to oblige. After all, this helps complete the sale of new vehicles and adds more used options to the available inventory. However, there can come a time when the number of trades...

2014-09-29 12:29:21

*Billboard image available online at WisLegalize.org* MADISON, Wis., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The League of Marijuana Voters launched a billboard Monday that highlights two Wisconsin state senators' obstruction of medical marijuana legalization. The first ever billboard advocating for medical marijuana legislation in Wisconsin is part of a new campaign targeting Senators Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa) and Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) for preventing passage of a bill that would allow...

2014-09-29 08:37:48

Gigamon's Visibility Fabric(TM) Enables Pervasive Security in High Speed Research Network SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon® (NYSE: GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Unified Visibility Fabric(TM), today announced that the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), one of the most prolific research universities in the world, has selected Gigamon's Visibility Fabric to provide pervasive visibility in order to manage and...

2014-09-26 23:05:37

Will offer training and technical assistance to help Ryan White-funded HIV organizations navigate changing health care landscape Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Fenway Institute, AIDS United, and the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin have announced a new HRSA-funded training and technical assistance resource for Ryan White-funded AIDS service organizations and community-based organizations. The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care provides free training and technical...

2014-09-26 16:20:59

Local Wisconsin dealership offers lifetime engine warranty JEFFERSON, Wis., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the biggest downsides to purchasing a used car is the potential risk of expensive repairs. This can make the experience of buying a used vehicle intimidating and somewhat scary. However, a Jefferson, Wisconsin dealer is removing all of the anxiety from the used car buying experience by offering a lifetime engine warranty on their vehicles. Photo -...

2014-09-26 12:21:22

CN is on track to generate 2014 frac-sand revenues of C$300-million -- a year ahead of schedule CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) and Northern Frac Proppants II, LLC, today celebrated the opening of Northern's new state-of-the-art frac- sand production plant at Alma Center, Wis. CN now serves 13 frac-sand mines with more than 10 million tons of annual production capacity. Northern's production facility, located on CN's rehabilitated Whitehall...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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