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2014-02-18 12:31:07

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Services (MHS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), in collaboration with the Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare, presented its 6(th) Annual Summit Award to Michael A. Krueger, MD, a family practice physician at Affinity Medical Group in Appleton, Wis. The award acknowledges healthcare professionals for providing exemplary care and clinical excellence to MHS members throughout Wisconsin. A single award...

2014-02-13 23:26:41

New video from Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities highlights important roles of people with disabilities in the community. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD), http://www.wi-bpdd.org, announced today the release of a new public service announcement as part of "Better Together: Sharing stories, Sharing lives," a public awareness effort to share the positive impacts Wisconsin...

2014-02-13 23:03:34

Theresa Islo Joins Division of Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning as Program Manager after nearly two decades in the health and wellness industry. Madison, WI (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The University of Wisconsin-Extension welcomes Theresa Islo as the new manager for its online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management program. Islo joins the UW-Extension’s Division of Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning (CEOEL) from the Wellness Council of...

2014-02-12 23:23:03

Virtual public school serving students in grades K-12 statewide hosts in-person and online information sessions across Wisconsin. Families interested in enrolling must complete state application before April 30. Appleton, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year is officially underway at Wisconsin Connections Academy, the virtual public school serving students from across the state in grades K-12. Parents and students who are interested in learning more...

2014-02-11 16:24:13

GREEN BAY, Wis., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopko and Eagle Graphics are proud to announce that together they have donated $35,525 to local high schools during 2013. Shopko and Eagle Graphics, an apparel and promotional product decorator, first announced their partnership in March of 2012 with Eagle Graphics serving as the exclusive manufacturer of high school sprit wear to Shopko Hometown stores. The partnership included a commitment to donate a percentage of the royalties from...

2014-02-07 04:22:27

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunpreme Inc., a US-based solar photovoltaic company that designs and manufactures its own cells, panels and systems, is pleased to announce that its advanced double glass PV panels have successfully passed severe test conditions of extreme low temperatures and mechanical robustness. The tests, conducted by the University of Wisconsin at their Physical Sciences Laboratory, are a stepping-stone to possible deployment of Sunpreme panels in...

2014-02-06 12:29:02

New venture leverages success of domestic model for eiDoor® products. MILWAUKEE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on their shared success in the U.S. market, two Wisconsin-based companies have announced a joint venture to market their line of architectural doors overseas. Under the new agreement, Eggers Industries in Two Rivers, and Inpro Corporation in Muskego will seek overseas production and sales partners for the eiDoor(®) line. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed....

2014-02-05 16:23:12

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Gale Klappa - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: Credit Suisse Energy Summit Klappa will present an overview of Wisconsin Energy's strategy and update the company's business outlook. When: Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 9:40...

2014-02-04 23:29:19

Governor Scott Walker has declared February “Better Together” month in recognition of the contributions people with disabilities bring to Wisconsin communities. Madison, WI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Governor Scott Walker has declared February “Better Together” month in recognition of the contributions people with disabilities bring to Wisconsin communities. In honor of the month, The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD), http://www.wi-bpdd.org,...

2014-02-04 11:51:19

As many American public school districts adopt single-sex classrooms and even entire schools, a new study finds scant evidence that they offer educational or social benefits. The study was the largest and most thorough effort to examine the issue to date, says Janet Hyde, a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "We looked at 184 studies, representing the testing of 1.6 million students in grades K-12 from 21 nations, for outcomes related to science and mathematics...


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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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