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2014-07-29 12:21:57

Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac shows how the Buick Encore compares to the Honda CR-V KENOSHA, Wis., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the compact crossover game, there are few models more ubiquitous on the road today than the Honda CR-V. While the crossover certainly earns its popularity with plenty of great features and ample space, one Wisconsin dealership is looking to help dethrone Honda's family-friendly darling by pointing out ways in which its own Buick Encore may offer more...

2014-07-29 08:28:03

Ad to Air in Washington, D.C., Arizona, Nevada, and New Hampshire; Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates From Across The Country Join Everytown in DC to Urge Congress to Close Loopholes that Allow Abusers and Stalkers to Get Guns WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new television and online advertisement depicting a harrowing encounter of domestic abuse and gun violence ahead of this week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing -...

2014-07-28 23:08:58

CW4K was among those invited to The White House to help First Lady Michelle Obama and Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in welcoming seven new organizations as they join the group's DrinkUP effort, which encourages people across the country to drink more water, more often. Sussex, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 CW4K was among those invited to The White House to help First Lady Michelle Obama and Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in welcoming seven new organizations as...

2014-07-28 23:08:23

Expanding client programs spur growth and create need for seasonal positions at Alta Resources’ Fort Myers campus Fort Myers, Florida (PRWEB) July 28, 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 locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. More than 1,200 of those jobs will be based at its Fort Myers campus, and the...

2014-07-28 23:07:16

Expanding client programs spur growth and create need for regular and seasonal positions at Alta Resources’ Neenah campus Neenah, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 28, 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 locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. More than 600 of those jobs will be based at its Neenah campus. A majority of...

2014-07-28 23:05:37

Expanding client programs spur growth and create need for regular and seasonal positions at Alta Resources’ Brea campus. Brea, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 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 locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. More than 700 of those jobs will be based at its Brea campus. A majority of the hiring...

2014-07-28 12:23:33

APPLETON, Wis., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appvion, Inc. will release its second quarter 2014 financial results on August 4. Chief Executive Officer Mark Richards and Chief Financial Officer Tom Ferree will host a teleconference to discuss those results with the investment community on August 5 at 11:00 a.m. ET. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130513/CG12038LOGO The call will be broadcast live over the Internet. A webcast link and presentation slides will be available in...

2014-07-28 12:21:23

Homan Auto of Waupun, Wis., offers local shoppers early test drive of the 2015 Chevy Tahoe WAUPUN, Wis., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the popularity of the compact crossover soars, families in need of something with more traditional SUV capability have a narrower market to delve into. Whether it's for recreational activities like hauling an RV or boat or for home projects and work-related endeavors, there are many Wisconsin families for whom a car-like utility vehicle just...

2014-07-27 23:01:39

Expanding client programs spur companywide growth, including increasing health-insurance support. Neenah, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 27, 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 locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. A majority of the hiring is to support several health-insurance clients, which have seasonal ramp-ups...

2014-07-25 20:22:22

BELOIT, Wis., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark J. Gliebe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC), announced that the Board of Directors, at its regular quarterly meeting held on July 25, 2014, declared a dividend of $.22 per share. The dividend is payable on October 8, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 24, 2014. This represents the 217(th) consecutive dividend declared by the Company. Regal Beloit...


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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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