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2014-08-22 12:28:05

State's Largest Online Public School Welcomes Students Back September 2 McFARLAND, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA), a tuition-free online public charter school that serves students in grades K-12, will return to classes September 2 for another year of learning, inspiration and growth. "We can't wait to welcome all of our new and returning families to WIVA," says Dr. Leslye Moraski Erickson, Head of School for WIVA. "Here's...

2014-08-22 12:24:09

Inspiring and Notable Event to be Held in Sheboygan, WI This September 9-14. SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The best amateur sailing professionals from around the world will compete this September 9-14 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. What's exciting about this competition is that the participants are all blind. Event organizers announced the participants of this international event will include teams from: -- Australia -- Canada -- Great Britain -- Italy --...

2014-08-21 12:21:20

Osseo Auto's latest muscle car is all new for 2014 EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Chevrolet Corvette has a long history of brutal speed and terrifying power all packaged in small gorgeous styling. So when Chevy redesigned this American icon of muscle car superiority, they had a lot to live up to. But the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray in Eau Claire, Wis. does more than live up to the history of those that came before it; it handily bests them all....

2014-08-20 23:12:47

Wisconsin Health System joins Explorys network to support population health initiatives. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, a Wisconsin regional academic medical center and health network, has joined the Explorys Network to enable clinical integration initiatives. Froedtert & the Medical College health network includes three...

2014-08-20 23:07:19

New IDC report profiles how the spreadsheet-inspired work management tool automates workflows, mobile updates and increases efficiencies for Colliers team. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Smartsheet, the collaborative work management tool used by nearly 50,000 paying organizations and millions of users worldwide, today announced that Colliers International | Wisconsin, the largest full-service commercial and residential real estate firm in Wisconsin, has deployed its...

2014-08-18 23:05:48

Ostenso works with team to improve process for pet treats and jerky manufacturing. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Roy Ostenso has teamed with Vets Plus, Inc. as Project Manager for pet treats and jerky manufacturing. Ostenso brings extensive leadership experience to his role in product development for companion animals. Ostenso has over 20 years of experience in the computer hardware and software industry, having spent ten years as CEO/COO for TAPEDISK Corporation after positions...

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...


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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