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2014-08-15 08:23:14

GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sartori Cheese is excited to announce a fourth year partnership with Mason Crosby and the Packers Radio Network to support the Wisconsin Make-A-Wish Foundation during the 2014 NFL season. Sartori will contribute $1,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for every field goal Crosby makes during the 2014 football season including pre- and postseason. To date, Sartori has donated over $60,000 to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin....

2014-08-14 23:10:27

Greenbee Parking, the dynamic new parking service, has released their new deals and prices for all travelers using the Milwaukee (MKE) airport. All customers looking for a secure space can expect to get one instantly now and at very cheap MKE airport parking rates, whether they are booking for long term or short term. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Greenbee Parking, one of the youngest and fastest growing parking services in the country, has announced new parking deals for their...

2014-08-12 23:01:03

Expanding client programs spur growth and create need for more regular and seasonal positions at Alta Resources’ Philippines campus. Pasig City, Philippines (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Alta Resources, a global provider of customer management business process outsourcing (BPO) for Fortune 500 brands, announced today that it plans to fill more than 2,500 jobs across its U.S. locations in Wisconsin, California and Florida, and its international location in the Philippines. Nearly 400 of those...

2014-08-11 12:29:22

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development helps facilitate gathering of more than 40 employers on August 14 MILWAUKEE, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working closely with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Cargill is conducting an August 14 job fair for beef processing facility workers impacted as a result of the company's August 1 closure of its harvest plant here. More than 40 organizations, primarily companies seeking employees to fill open positions, will...

2014-08-07 20:21:48

BELOIT, Wis., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) will be presenting at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference August 13, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT. The presentation will be webcast and can be accessed at: http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff84/rbc. 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:...

2014-08-07 16:23:52

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) will be participating in the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference, scheduled for Aug. 11-14 in New York. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130724/CG52107LOGO A. O. Smith Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ajita G. Rajendra will be presenting at 3:00 p.m. on Aug. 13 at the conference, now in its 10th year. The annual event is expected to draw nearly 200 public and private industrial companies...

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...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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