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2014-06-10 23:10:56

Pat Fitzgerald Joins Alta Resources’ Board of Directors Neenah, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Wisconsin-based Alta Resources, a global provider of customer management business process outsourcing (BPO), announced today that Pat Fitzgerald has been named a member of its advisory board. In his role, Fitzgerald will offer strategic direction and help to identify emerging opportunities in the marketplace, enabling Alta Resources to effectively leverage its service lines to grow...

2014-06-10 08:37:19

Ideal Computer Systems, a leading provider of business management software for Outdoor Power Equipment dealers, has announced automated Ariens/Gravely Product Registration in its newest release of software, Ideal v8.5. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ideal Computer Systems, a leading provider of business management software for Outdoor Power Equipment dealers, has announced automated Ariens/Gravely Product Registration in its newest release of software, Ideal...

2014-06-09 16:26:48

APPLETON, Wis., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appvion, Inc. announced today the appointment of Kevin Gilligan as president of its paper division, which consists of the company's thermal, carbonless, security and specialty products businesses. Gilligan will be based at the company's headquarters in Appleton, Wisconsin. He will report to Mark Richards, chief executive officer, and will serve as a member of the company's senior leadership team....

2014-06-06 23:09:09

Greenbee Parking, a growing airport parking service, has announced that Milwaukee airport parking rates will be further slashed for their customers here. Their latest web upgrades have revealed that travelers will have more options to park around the Milwaukee (MKE) airport without paying a premium for it. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Greenbee Parking, one of the fastest growing airport parking services in North America, has just announced a series of new parking deals for all...

2014-06-06 16:20:27

Maritime Ford awaits the arrival of new models MANITOWOC, Wis., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Ford F-150s are not going to be released until later this year. That fact has not slowed the enthusiasm for the new pickup truck in Wisconsin. With new features and innovations, anticipation is even greater this year for the legendary Ford truck than in years past. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140606/95286 Much of the added buzz surrounding this year's...

2014-06-06 12:22:03

MADISON, Wis., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) today verbally approved Alliant Energy's proposal to keep electric base rates unchanged and reduce natural gas base rates for the next two years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020405/LNTLOGO The natural gas base rate will be reduced $5 million in 2015 and maintained at that level through 2016. "We are pleased that the PSCW has approved our proposal," said Patricia Kampling,...

2014-06-05 13:19:17

University of California - San Francisco UCSF genome experts show value of 'next-generation sequencing' in diagnosing infection A 14-year-old boy's turnaround and quick recovery after mysteriously being stricken by brain-inflaming encephalitis -- which led to him being hospitalized for six weeks and put into a medically induced coma after falling critically ill -- shows that the newest generation of DNA analysis tools can be harnessed to reveal the cause of a life-threatening infection...

2014-06-05 12:23:43

New CITGO Marketer Hosts Grand Opening Events CHICAGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New CITGO Marketer GasMart USA recently completed the conversion of 15 locally owned gas stations across Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana to the CITGO brand. The Centennial image and fresh service options are now available for fuel and convenience store customers with Grand Openings taking place June 2 through June 6. "We are extremely excited about this new partnership with CITGO," said Kevin Lott, vice...

2014-06-05 08:31:02

BELOIT, Wis., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) has informed employees at its Mt. Sterling and Winchester, Kentucky locations of its decision to cease operations at both facilities. The products and processes located at these facilities will be transferred to other Regal and non-Regal facilities. This will affect approximately 200 employees. Regal has multiple manufacturing facilities that make various component parts and motors. Regal believes...

2014-06-04 23:13:13

Trend Expert Jack Uldrich will keynote the 31st Anniversary Celebration of the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) delivering his speech "The Big AHA: How to future-proof Yourself Against Tomorrow's Transformational Trends, Today." Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) is celebrating 31 years of providing Wisconsin based businesses with a variety of services necessary to complete an expansion,...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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