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2014-06-23 08:22:42

-- Larger, more diverse regulated utility company with the financial strength and technical depth to meet customers' future energy needs; creates 8th largest natural gas distribution company in America MILWAUKEE and CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE: WEC) and Integrys Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: TEG) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Wisconsin Energy will acquire Integrys in a transaction valued at...

2014-06-20 23:08:36

Wisconsin Oven Corporation celebrates the completion of its 30,000 square foot addition. East Troy, WI (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Wisconsin Oven Corporation celebrates the completion of its 30,000 square foot addition. The facility was a necessary addition for Wisconsin Oven after record shipments and record growth in 2013. The impressive expansion is 120’W x 240’L x 50’H making it the tallest building in East Troy, WI. Wisconsin Oven has been manufacturing the highest quality industrial...

2014-06-19 23:06:01

Dr. Andrew Campbell to present at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology meeting. Mequon, WI (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The 10th annual Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology Conference, held from June 18 – 22, will feature several presentations by the renowned facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Andrew Campbell. The four-day event is expected to see over 1,000 attendees from a wide variety of aesthetic specialties. Leaders, educators, and researchers will be on hand to present the latest techniques...

2014-06-19 23:04:38

Predictive Modeling Technology to Support Retention and Enrollment Management Efforts Conway, NH (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Rapid Insight Inc., the leading provider of easy to use predictive analytics and data intelligence software, today announced that University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Superior and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater have selected the Rapid Insight product suite to aid them in their student retention and enrollment management efforts. The three schools...

2014-06-19 12:22:31

2014 Toyota Avalon and 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid in Milwaukee, WI show Toyota many options MILWAUKEE, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Southeast Wisconsin now has access to a slew of different options by simply choosing the 2014 Toyota Avalon in Milwaukee at Don Jacobs. Having received multiple versions of the 2014 Toyota Avalon, consumers are given various different opportunities to get a car that fills their specific tastes and needs. The full-sized sedan is offered in both...

2014-06-18 20:22:28

MADISON, Wis., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With beef in short supply and prices rising drastically, the beef industry is starting to get a little help ... from the dairy industry, according to Richard Williams, ABS Global general manager for North America. "Quality beef crossbreds from dairy cows offer benefits throughout the supply chain, from dairy farmers, to beef cattle feeders, meat processors, retailers and consumers," said Williams, while speaking at the 67th Reciprocal...

2014-06-18 12:31:22

Green Bay Packers fans invited to showcase their top tailgating and game day recipes for a chance to win prizes and have their food featured on the game day menu at Lambeau Field. GREEN BAY, Wis., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Bay Packers and Delaware North Companies Sportservice, the team's food and beverage partner at Lambeau Field, are inviting fans to enter their favorite tailgating recipe for a chance to compete in the Gridiron Chef Throwdown cook-off....

2014-06-17 04:20:57

Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC) to provide exclusive crowd management services for Woodside Sports Complex Operations' newest location in Wisconsin Dells NORTHRIDGE, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world leader in crowd management and event security, announces its partnership with Woodside Sports Complex Operations, LLC in Wisconsin Dells, WI. CSC has been named the exclusive provider of crowd management services at Woodside...

2014-06-16 23:02:23

Enter for a chance to win $5,000 in Brady Shadow Boards and services. Milwaukee, Wis. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced its Shadow Board Sweepstakes, offering a chance to win $5,000 in shadow board products and facility services. The entry period is open now through September 30, 2014, and entries can be submitted on BradyID.com/ShadowBoard. Brady’s recently released shadow board products...

2014-06-13 23:06:38

IB Express remains a preferred supplier to federal customers during the OS2 suspension of FSSI. West Allis, WI (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Government organizations previously “mandated” to order office supplies under the General Services Administration (GSA) Office Supplies 2 (OS2) Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) now have the option to purchase from Industries for the Blind, Inc. – Milwaukee (IB Milwaukee). As of June 3, 2014, the GSA suspended all contract performance for...


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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