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2014-08-07 12:27:51

WI Area Residents Urged to Call to Schedule Appointments Tomorrow for Massive Free Medical Clinic MADISON, Wis., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Green Bay Packers nose tackle, Gilbert Brown will kick-off the Free Health Care Clinic being held in Madison this Saturday at the Alliant Energy Center. Wisconsin area residents are urged to call 1-800-340-1301 and register as soon as possible to schedule an appointment at the one-day free health clinic. Patient appointments will be...

2014-08-06 20:21:52

Reaffirms 2014 earnings guidance MADISON, Wis., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) today announced consolidated unaudited earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations for the three and six months ended June 30 as follows: Three Months Six Months ---------- 2014 2013 2014...

2014-08-06 12:22:07

The auto group's team, Battle Back Jack, has raised over $75,000 since 2011 for the hospital KENOSHA, Wis., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Saturday September 13, thousands will participate in the annual Briggs & Al's Run & Walk, a charity 8K event in Milwaukee that acts as a major fundraising source for the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Participants may register as individuals or as a part of teams, and many area businesses put together teams to help raise funds...

2014-08-06 12:22:04

Wisconsin dealership's intuitive interface improves internet experience MANITOWOC, Wis., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the years, the websites have increasingly become the way customers have formed first impressions in regards to auto dealerships. One Wisconsin dealership has made a focused effort to make its website easy to navigate and user-friendly. Maritime Ford, based in Manitowoc, Wis. offers customers inventory information, maintenance service details and the...

2014-08-06 08:40:16

Standout Scenic Restaurants Cover 28 States; California, Washington, Hawaii, and Florida Claim Greatest Number of Winners SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of summer vacation season, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more...

2014-08-05 16:23:53

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: J. Patrick Keyes, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: Goldman Sachs Power and Utility Conference Keyes will participate in a panel discussion focusing on utility industry issues. When: Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 8:30 a.m. Central time Where: Conrad New York Hotel 102 North End Ave....

2014-08-05 12:31:52

An Increasing number of Eau Claire patients are choosing dental implants when teeth are missing. EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The average American adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has at least three or more missing or decayed teeth, according to the American Dental Association. When Eau Claire, Wisconsin patients have a missing tooth or teeth, Christopher Poss, DDS, can help. Dr. Poss offers several tooth replacement options, including dental bridges and...

2014-08-05 12:28:34

Organization to have presence at eight Christian music festivals throughout the country MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrivent Financial, a not-for-profit financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously, has announced its plans to sponsor eight Christian music festivals taking place in August and September across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133619 By engaging in these sponsorships, Thrivent will create...

2014-08-05 12:26:24

New Amenity Adds Entertainment Option for Groups and Guests SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Harbor Resort & Spa, the #1 resort on Wisconsin's Lake Michigan coast, today introduced Sheboygan County's first indoor glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course called The Lost Temples. Located above the resort's 43,000 square foot Breaker Bay Waterpark, this family addition to Blue Harbor is well suited for guests and groups of all ages. The Lost Temples provides...

2014-08-04 23:08:43

Solutions encourage employee engagement and increase productivity. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 7Summits, a social business solutions provider, has announced a social intranet solution that takes a more pragmatic approach to driving business results through employee collaboration. 7Summits challenges traditional modes of employee communication by leveraging social technologies to create industry-specific social intranet solutions – a much more powerful way to engage...


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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