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2014-10-31 12:22:14

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS (NASDAQ: CHSCP), a leading energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, is nearing completion of a new propane rail terminal in Hixton, Wis., in time to meet demand for the upcoming heating season. An open house event was held on October 30 to mark the occasion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141031/155818 "On behalf of Governor Walker, I want to thank CHS for investing in Wisconsin....

2014-10-31 12:20:53

Palmen Motors of Kenosha now offering the capable family vehicle to area motorists KENOSHA, Wis., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With a fairly small North American minivan market, automakers are stepping up their game in terms of offering something that's at once affordable and feature-rich in order to stand out for customers. The 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan, with its American Value Package as the base model boasting a $20,895 MSRP, distinguishes itself for many shoppers at...

2014-10-30 23:15:12

The Children's Environmental Health Network convened a diverse group of visionary leaders to chart a renewed vision and blueprint for protecting children's environmental health. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Last week, a historic meeting was convened by the Children’s Environmental Health Network at Wingspread, headquarters of the Johnson Foundation in Racine, Wisconsin. Visionary leaders representing perspectives from science, non-profit advocacy, environmental justice, child...

2014-10-30 20:21:04

BELOIT, Wis., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) will be presenting at the Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference on November 13, 2014 at 3:30pm EST. A webcast of the presentation can be accessed at: http://cc.talkpoint.com/gold006/111214a_ae/?entity=11_8DO4PLM. An archive of the audio webcast will be available for 90 days following the presentation at the link referenced above or on the Company's investor relations home page at:...

2014-10-30 08:35:49

Comprehensive Cancer Diagnostic Report to include clinical data, FDA approved therapies MILWAUKEE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BloodCenter of Wisconsin's Diagnostic Laboratories today announced the availability of a comprehensive cancer mutation HemeOnc Panel using next generation sequencing (NGS) technology. The NGS panel developed by BloodCenter of Wisconsin is designed to detect variants in 30 genes that are either prognostic or diagnostic for 10 different myeloid hematologic...

2014-10-30 08:21:49

Local Wisconsin dealership notices increase in SRX sales SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The local Wisconsin dealership Sheboygan Cadillac has noticed a steady increase in mid-size luxury crossover sales since the 2015 Cadillac SRX has been released. Staff at Sheboygan Cadillac claim that they have been moving more units than ever lately due to the innovation that can be found on this new SRX model. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141030/155434...

2014-10-30 08:21:36

Redesigned CTS maintains popularity with Wisconsin drivers SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Last year Cadillac completely redesigned the CTS from the ground up and got a lot of positive attention within the automotive community. In fact, this third generation CTS was impressive enough to beat out all of all the competition and win the coveted 2014 Motor Trend Car of the Year Award. The local dealership Sheboygan Cadillac explained that the CTS has become one of...

2014-10-29 23:04:23

Not-for-profit health plan chooses the leader in Employee Performance Optimization to give them insight into their manual claims processing organization and help them detect patterns limiting performance. San Mateo, Calif. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Enkata, the leader in Employee Performance Optimization (EPO), today announced that Security Health Plan of Wisconsin has deployed Enkata’s solution to improve its claims paying operations. “We’re delighted with the results Enkata has...

2014-10-29 23:03:37

Rex Holloway will bring years of provider and business development leadership to the benefit of the healthcare consulting firm’s East region operations. Brookfield, WI, and Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Further enhancing its position as the nation’s foremost provider of strategic healthcare solutions across the country, Hammes Company has appointed Rex Holloway as Regional Vice President, reporting to the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Mr. Holloway will manage client...

2014-10-29 23:01:09

The Heartland Institute comments on the fact that earlier this month, the Health Board of Brown County, Wisconsin was among the first government agencies in the U.S. to declare wind turbines a “human health hazard.”. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Earlier this month, the Health Board of Brown County, Wisconsin was among the first government agencies in the U.S. to declare wind turbines a “human health hazard.” Local residents say the noise frequency from the Duke Energy...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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