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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...

2014-08-04 12:21:17

Sheboygan Cadillac is awaiting a 2015 luxury SUV SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A Sheboygan, Wis. Area auto dealership is striving to appeal to the family market. Sheboygan Cadillac is catering to this market with2015 Cadillac Escalade that will be making its way to their lot in the upcoming months. The dealership is catering the SUV to high and middle class families because it comes equipped with many features its competitors lack. Photo -...

2014-08-04 08:33:40

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlineSchoolsCenter.com has released its list of the Top 30 Most Technologically Savvy Online Schools in the United States. The schools listed in the article are among the best of the best when it comes to providing a technologically enhanced online experience that will enable their students to grow and learn in a format that enhances their lives and furthers their career. You may view the list in its entirety, along with photos of the...

2014-08-01 12:22:40

State awards Mid-West Energy Research Consortium $900,000 in grants for project MILWAUKEE, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from the Mid-West Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC) joined Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and other key leaders today to formally unveil plans for the new Energy Innovation Center (EIC), a facility that will accelerate the development of innovative technology in the energy, power and control industry....

2014-07-31 23:22:27

Popular provider BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com has announced an inventory of 2014 Green Bay Packers tickets for all games happening this season. NFL fans are invited to use discount code “CHEAPSEATS” for instant savings on any Packers football tickets. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com is using discount code “CHEAPSEATS” to save customers additional money on already lower priced Green Bay Packers football tickets. The season that football fans look...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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