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2014-04-30 08:35:28

EAST LANSING, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two members of the Farm Credit System, GreenStone Farm Credit Services and AgriBank, have taken a significant step in their commitment to non-traditional urban agriculture through a newly announced partnership with Hantz Farms in Detroit. GreenStone's board of directors and executive management team, as well as representatives from AgriBank, recently visited the Hantz Farms site on the city's eastside to meet with the farm's...

2014-04-29 23:17:13

Since its beginnings, there have been questions on how, why or if Chiropractic works. Dr. J G Moellendorf reviews recent research findings to explain Chiropractic results. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 During its 119 year existence, Chiropractic care has been called a miracle by some, while vilified as a sham or placebo by its detractors. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP examines recent research on Chiropractic for low back...

2014-04-28 16:33:30

BELOIT, Wis., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark J. Gliebe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC), today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 10 percent increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend. The cash dividend will increase from $0.20 to $0.22 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on July 11, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 27, 2014. This represents the 216(th)...

2014-04-28 16:22:37

Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine offers popular vehicles to local families RACINE, Wis., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As more and more Wisconsin families come to need an all-weather vehicle for daily life in the region, automakers and dealerships serving the area must appeal to their needs for spacious, efficient and safe automobiles for year-round transportation. Milwaukee area shoppers are often in search of something that's got the durability and performance to...

2014-04-28 16:22:20

Shoppers head to Palmen Kia of Kenosha, Wis. for single-owner Kia models KENOSHA, Wis., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As Wisconsin drivers ease into spring, the search for an affordable used car begins for those who have been holding out through the winter to begin the shopping process. Many consumers whose vehicles are still in working order aren't interested in visiting dealer lots in the cold, so winter becomes a time of careful research for those interested in purchasing...

2014-04-28 16:22:19

Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac offers pre-owned upscale models to area auto shoppers KENOSHA, Wis., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many car buyers would like to be in a position to purchase a new luxury car, but it is often the case that those vehicles lie just out of reach for many still recovering from the economic hardships of recent years. Luckily, the desires of such shoppers can often be met, family budgets still in tact, with the purchase of a pre-owned luxury model. Photo...

2014-04-28 16:22:16

Palmen Motors of Kenosha, Wis. offers pre-owned Ram trucks to area shoppers KENOSHA, Wis., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As Wisconsin consumers start getting out to enjoy the spring weather, talk of major purchases tends to resurface for many families. Those in need of a capable work truck may not be financially ready for the investment of a brand new pickup, but as more and more consumers trade their current truck in for an updated model, those gently used recent year models...

2014-04-28 12:25:21

APPLETON, Wis., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appvion, Inc. will release its first quarter 2014 financial results on May 5. Chief Executive Officer Mark Richards and Chief Financial Officer Tom Ferree will host a teleconference to discuss those results with the investment community on May 6 at 11:00 a.m. ET. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130513/CG12038LOGO The call will be broadcast live over the Internet. A webcast link and presentation slides will be available in the...

2014-04-28 12:25:20

MILWAUKEE, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy (NYSE: WEC) has been recognized as one of the 100 best corporate citizens in the United States by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine. This is the seventh consecutive year Wisconsin Energy has been named to the nation's best list. Each year, CR Magazine evaluates publicly held companies on the basis of environmental performance, employee relations, philanthropy, finance and governance. For the sixth time in the past...

2014-04-25 23:01:31

The Waukesha County Business Alliance to host a public and giveaway-packed Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of 101 Mobility Milwaukee. Waukesha, WI (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Small Business Alliance of Waukesha is hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of 101 Mobility Milwaukee – the state’s first 101 Mobility franchise location. The new business opened mid-March; they sell, install, and repair a variety of mobility equipment including stair lifts,...


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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