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2014-04-09 12:20:16

GREEN BAY, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketers in Wisconsin along with CITGO Petroleum Corporation teamed up for the Road America Ticket Giveaway to send lucky fans to the WeatherTech® Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® at Road America. Between now and May 25, racecar fans are encouraged to fill up their tanks at participating CITGO locations in Green Bay, Appleton, Madison and Milwaukee, Wis. to receive a one-day admission ticket to the Road America race...

2014-04-07 23:28:08

Family-owned business to grow stronger after loss of original GoMacro facility, test kitchen and family home. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 GoMacro, the manufacturer of the MacroBar, announces with a heavy heart the loss of its historic barn at the family's 120 acre farm in southwestern Wisconsin. The barn housed the company's test kitchen, the original GoMacro facility and a nearly complete five-bedroom home. Fire swept through the property on March 28 at approximately 4...

2014-04-06 23:00:25

Mark Leach, scientist and author, speaks on his prairie research, April 10, at the Raw Deal, Menomonie, Wisconsin. Menomonie, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 "Fire is the best conservation tool for Wisconsin's prairies," said Dr. Mark K. Leach, 59, author and scientist. Leach will discuss his long-time research into the role of fire in conserving and restoring Wisconsin's prairie vegetation at the Raw Deal. "I am very pleased that the Raw Deal asked me to speak on...

2014-04-04 23:36:38

640 Farmers Receive Recognition at Farmer-Owned Cooperative’s Annual Meeting La Farge, WI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands, honored 640 of its farmer-owners with Quality Awards at the Cooperative’s Annual Meeting award banquet on April 2, in La Crosse, Wis. Producers of CROPP Cooperative (Organic Valley and Organic Prairie brands) dairy, produce, soy, eggs, feed and meat were...

2014-04-04 12:27:33

By studying nerve cells that originated in patients with a severe neurological disease, a University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher has pinpointed an error in protein formation that could be the root of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Also called Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS causes paralysis and death. According to the ALS Association, as many as 30,000 Americans are living with ALS. After a genetic mutation was discovered in a small group of ALS patients, scientists transferred that gene...

2014-04-04 11:00:50

For Simon Gilroy, sometimes seeing is believing. In this case, it was seeing the wave of calcium sweep root-to-shoot in the plants the University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of botany is studying that made him a believer. Gilroy and colleagues, in a March 24, 2014 paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showed what long had been suspected but long had eluded scientists: that calcium is involved in rapid plant cell communication. It's a finding that has...

2014-04-03 08:32:48

RIPLEY, Miss., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IC Builders LLC., (ICBUILD) a leading interior and exterior renovation company, announced plans today to expand their renovation service offering by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Federal agencies and Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services...

2014-04-02 12:23:10

MILWAUKEE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: J. Patrick Keyes - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: 2014 Midwest Utilities Seminar Keyes will present an overview of Wisconsin Energy's business strategy and outlook. When: Wednesday, April 9, at 10 a.m. Central time...

Monkey Caloric Restriction Study Shows Big Benefit
2014-04-02 12:22:26

By David Tenenbaum, University of Wisconsin-Madison The latest results from a 25-year study of diet and aging in monkeys shows a significant reduction in mortality and in age-associated diseases among those with calorie-restricted diets. The study, begun at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989, is one of two ongoing, long-term US efforts to examine the effects of a reduced-calorie diet on nonhuman primates. The study of 76 rhesus monkeys, reported Monday in Nature...

2014-04-01 23:28:31

BESLER Consulting announces that Ministry Health Care, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of comprehensive revenue recovery services to healthcare organizations, is pleased to announce that Ministry Health Care, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer...


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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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