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2014-09-11 08:30:12

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Gale Klappa - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: Wolfe Research Power and Gas Leaders Conference Klappa will participate on a panel and present an overview of Wisconsin Energy's strategy and business outlook. When: Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 12:45 p.m. Central time Where: Marriott East Side...

2014-09-10 12:27:54

ViewRay's MRIdian System Directly Tracks Tumor Motion Continuously During Treatment CLEVELAND, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system from ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, is now being used to treat patients at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in Madison, Wisconsin, the second clinical group in the world to treat patients with MRI-guided radiation therapy. With yesterday's treatment, the center also became the first...

stem cells
2014-09-10 02:30:29

Terry Devitt, University of Wisconsin-Madison Figuring out how blank slate stem cells decide which kind of cell they want to be when they grow up — a muscle cell, a bone cell, a neuron — has been no small task for science. Human pluripotent stem cells, the undifferentiated cells that have the potential to become any of the 220 types of cells in the body, are influenced in the lab dish by the cocktail of chemical factors and proteins upon which they are grown and nurtured. Depending...

2014-09-09 23:12:15

Social intranet and online community strategy drives significant growth Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 7Summits, a social business solutions provider, ranked number 639 in Inc. magazine’s 2014 Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the United States’ fastest-growing privately held companies. 7Summits received this ranking based on reported growth of 728% over the last three years. The agency also ranked #6 in the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 Honors for Top Wisconsin Companies....

2014-09-04 23:10:29

Senator Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.) recently visited JX Peterbilt - Madison for a plant tour and an open discussion about issues affecting the transportation industry. Madison, WI (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The event was hosted by Eric Jorgensen, President and CEO of JX Enterprises, who owns and operates the dealership as well as 15 others throughout the Great Lakes region. Jorgensen, who is also the American Truck Dealers Association Chair and Executive Director of the National Automobile...

2014-09-03 20:20:25

BELOIT, Wis., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) will be presenting at the Morgan Stanley Second Annual Laguna Conference on September 16, 2014 at 4:30pm PDT. The presentation will be webcast and can be accessed at: http://cc.talkpoint.com/morg007/091514a_jw/?entity=12_G05PMBU. 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:...

2014-09-02 23:00:22

The Company Guarantees that Customers Who Take Advantage of this Offer will Save Money on Their Utility Bill Richfield, WI (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Integrated Building Systems, a solar power installation company based in Wisconsin, is pleased to announce that it can now provide equipment leasing for solar PV and natural gas co-generation systems with no money down. As a company spokesperson noted, people who will make the switch to one of these energy systems will see a big reduction in...

2014-09-02 20:25:48

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UWM Foundation and the Milwaukee Institute today announced their partnership for high-speed computing (HSC) resources at UWM's new Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa. Innovation Campus tenants Brooks Stevens and Concordia University will be the first organizations to use the services provided by the Milwaukee Institute. The Milwaukee Institute's recently upgraded HPC cluster is the largest publicly accessible supercomputing resource...

2014-09-02 16:24:19

First project may be the opening of a St. Vincent Sports Performance facility INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St.Vincent, Indiana Sports Corp, Play Ball Indiana, USA Football, and USA Track and Field have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with Marian University to explore opportunities to partner in the redevelopment of the Indy Cycloplex - home of the Major Taylor Velodrome - and the area surrounding the Marian University campus. Indianapolis...

2014-09-02 12:23:06

DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that the company has expanded its staff and services in its Central Region, moving to new offices in Marquette, Michigan and Madison, Wisconsin, and opened a new office location in Fort Collins, Colorado. The new offices are located at the following addresses: GEI Consultants' New...


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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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