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2014-07-23 12:24:23

MILWAUKEE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) will issue its 2014 second quarter earnings news release before the stock market opens on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. A conference call for security analysts is scheduled for the same day at 1 p.m. Central time. To listen to webcastGo to wisconsinenergy.com. Select 'Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call' and then select 'Go to webcast' at any point within 15 minutes of the presentation,...

2014-07-23 08:31:05

MILWAUKEE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BloodCenter of Wisconsin's Diagnostic Laboratories today announced the availability of a Calreticulin (CALR) mutation analysis to identify gene mutations that are found in patients with rare and chronic blood disorders. Detecting a CALR mutation vastly improves the diagnosis of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN), a group of diseases that affect blood cell formation. Accurate diagnosis of these disorders provides physicians with...

2014-07-22 16:27:31

MARSHFIELD, Wis., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marshfield Clinic Health System Board of Directors has named Susan L. Turney, MD, MS, FACP, FACMPE, as the Health System's first chief executive officer (CEO). Turney, who will assume the new role September 1, has resigned her position as President & CEO of the Englewood, Colo.-based Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129508 The Marshfield Clinic Health System position...

2014-07-18 08:20:51

Holiday Mazda of Fond du Lac, Wis., offers the spacious 7-seat crossover, highlights comfort and handling FOND DU LAC, Wis., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many drivers, the notion of a 7-seat vehicle conjures images of a big boxy SUV or minivan that may be lacking in areas like style, handling, and parking in tight spots. The idea is that those are the necessary sacrifices for the capacity offered in these vehicles, and the need for space tends to trump other concerns....

2014-07-17 23:07:00

Wigwam partners with local college to engage youth in manufacturing careers. Sheboygan, Wi (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Wigwam Mills, Inc. recently partnered with Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) to participate in the Sheboygan Area Youth Apprenticeship program to get more graduating adults interested and involved in careers in manufacturing. Youth Apprenticeships offer students in high school the opportunity to explore future careers while receiving school credit and pay for the work they are...

2014-07-17 20:24:30

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopko is making it easy to put together the hottest looks for less! Launching July 17, TREND.spire takes current looks for her, all available at Shopko and shopko.com, and shows how to pull everything together. In stores, merchandise is grouped to create an easy shopping experience. Overhead signs show complete ensembles and shoppers can take an in-store handout for reference. The fashion blog at trendspire.shopko.com is updated...

2014-07-17 16:21:48

MILWAUKEE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) and Wisconsin Electric Power Company today declared quarterly dividends. Wisconsin EnergyThe Wisconsin Energy board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 39 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on Aug. 14, 2014. This marks the 288(th) consecutive quarter - dating back to 1942 - that the...

2014-07-16 16:24:38

APPLETON, Wis., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appvion, Inc. announced today the appointment of Ethan Haas as vice president and general manager of the company's carbonless and specialty papers business. Haas will be based at the company's headquarters in Appleton, Wisconsin. He will report to Kevin Gilligan, president of Appvion's paper division, and will serve as a member of the company's senior leadership team. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130513/CG12038LOGO "Ethan has...

2014-07-15 12:34:01

Community initiative to provide residents with surprise events and giveaways MADISON, Wis., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Cellular will visit communities throughout Wisconsin to enhance summer and provide residents with unique experiences at their favorite local businesses, block parties, community parks, festivals and fairs as part of the Better Day program. To create a Better Day, U.S. Cellular's "Band of Better" team, the company's community outreach ambassadors, will return this...

2014-07-15 12:30:43

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wisconsin residents and businesses affected by the severe storms, flash flooding and tornadoes from June 16-18, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO Administrator Contreras-Sweet made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Scott Walker on July 9,...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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