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In the News (Thu 21 Mar 19)

  
  CLIMATE OF WISCONSIN
The short growing season in the central portion of the State is attributed to a number of factors, among them an inward cold air drainage and the low heating capacities of the peat and sandy soils.
Wisconsin lies in the upper Midwest between Lake Superior, Upper Michigan, Lake Michigan, and the Mississippi and Saint Croix Rivers.
The eastern ridges and lowlands to the southeast of the Central Plains are the most densely populated and have the highest concentration of industry and farms.
www.uwex.edu /sco/stateclimate.html   (1090 words)

  
  Wisconsin (state) - MSN Encarta
Wisconsin (state), in the north central United States, bordered by Lake Superior on the north, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the northeast, Lake Michigan on the east, Illinois on the south, and Iowa and Minnesota on the west.
In Wisconsin at the beginning of the 20th century, Robert La Follette and the Progressives evolved their theories of good government in close collaboration with leading scholars at the University of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin is customarily divided into two major natural regions, or physiographic provinces, each of which is a part of one of the broader physiographic divisions of North America.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761555034/Wisconsin_(state).html   (996 words)

  
 Wisconsin Geography from NETSTATE
Wisconsin is bordered by Minnesota and Michigan on the north and by Illinois on the south.
Central Plain: South of the Northern Highland and curving across the central part of the state is an area of Central Plain.
Western Upland: To the west of the Central Plain the Western Upland is characterized by limestone and sandstone bluffs along the Mississippi River.
www.netstate.com /states/geography/wi_geography.htm   (592 words)

  
 Central Plain (Wisconsin) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the U.S. state of Wisconsin, the Central Plain is a geographical region comprised of about 13,000 square miles of land in a v-shaped belt across the center of the state.
Beginning in the west, the Central Plain originates in Burnett and Polk Counties and runs southeast to Columbia County, where it turns northeast and reaches it’s enfgtfdd in Marinette County.
The city of Eau Claire, Wisconsin is located on the southern border of the plain’s northwest end, and is the region’s largest city with a population of 61,704.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_Plain_(Wisconsin)   (353 words)

  
 Wisconsin: Geographical Provinces: Central Plain
All the characteristics of the sandstone plain are normal to an inner lowland of a belted plain.
Its valley was eroded to a depth of 300 to 450 feet by glacial erosion.
sheet of the Wisconsin stage of glaciation in the eastern portion of the Central Plain is thick, concealing nearly all the rock ledges.
www.wisconline.com /wisconsin/geoprovinces/centralplain.html   (3222 words)

  
 World Almanac for Kids
WISCONSIN, one of the East North Central states of the U.S., bordered on the N by Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on the E by Lake Michigan, on the S by Illinois, and on the W by Iowa and Minnesota.
Wisconsin, with an area of 169,653 sq km (65,503 sq mi), is the 23d largest state in the U.S.; 5.4% of the land area is owned by the federal government.
Wisconsin’s Indians became increasingly dependent on the trade and were inevitably drawn into the imperial wars of the late 1700s, fighting in the French and Indian War (1754–63) and on the side of the British during the American Revolution.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/states/wisconsin.html   (4628 words)

  
 The Wisconsin River by Mark Morgan
The original land characteristic of this portion of the river was plains or flat land known as the Wisconsin Central Plain.
The land characteristic of this portion of the river is steep hills and bluffs.
The Wisconsin Dells is one of the largest tourist attractions on the river.
www.wvic.com /Wisconsin-River-Mark-Morgan.htm   (1320 words)

  
 The Village of Plain
The Village of Plain is nestled quietly in the valleys and bluffs of beautiful Sauk County.
Plain was founded as the Town of Cramer’s Corners and later became the Village of Plain in 1912.
Plain, and the surrounding area, is no stranger to Edward Kraemer and Sons, Inc. Established in 1911, Edward Kraemer and Sons is a general contractor with specific expertise in the construction of concrete structures including bridges, dams, heavy civil structures and specialized construction.
www.angelfire.com /wi2/plain/plain.htm   (1607 words)

  
 Wisconsin Vacation Rentals For Rent By Owner Direct
Wisconsin is recognized as America's Dairyland, a state that exudes natural beauty thus attracting millions of vacationers every year.
Wisconsin also features a north-south divide running down the eastern third of the state where rivers such as the Black, Chippewa and St. Croix flow west into the Mississippi while rivers that include Fox, Menominee, Milwaukee, and Oconto flow east into Lake Michigan directly or via Green Bay.
Wisconsin is a Midwestern state bordered by Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan with portions of shoreline that include the Great Lakes Superior and Michigan.
www.frbodirect.com /USA/Wisconsin.htm   (758 words)

  
 Absolutely A1 info at Walleye Central - Visit the Walleye Pros
It's a place where you get away for a few days or a week to unwind and relax.
Since, this is a new disease to the Great Lake region, and unlike other strains of the virus, it is hard to say what it will do to fish in Wisconsin.
If you just want to get bit when you’re fishing in the next few weeks and months, tie a jig tipped with soft bait onto your line and cast it around a weedline.
www.walleyecentral.com   (942 words)

  
 VEGETABLE PRODUCTION, GROUNDWATER QUALITY, AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY: ASSESSMENT OF AN AGRICULTURAL SYSTEM
The Wisconsin SIVS contribution to the fertilizer load of the Mississippi will someday be tallied and compared to other regional agriculture, but the issue is small relative to concern over groundwater nitrate concentrations in the Central Plain of Wisconsin.
The hydrogeology of the Central Sands region consists of an unconfined aquifer formed from glacial meltwater deposits, primarily glacial sands and gravel outwash, overlying Precambrian granitic bedrock.
Delineation of groundwater flow patterns in a portion of the Central Sand Plain of Wisconsin, M.S. thesis, 117 p.
www.soils.wisc.edu /asig/piano/NRI_proposal.html   (6458 words)

  
 Geology of Ice Age National Scientific Reserve of Wisconsin (Chapter 8)
Martin (1932:340) believed that Glacial Lake Wisconsin merged with water west of the Black River divide, whose outlet was westward down the East Fork of Black River from Scranton, Wood County, to Hatfield, Jackson County and thence southward down Black River.
Alden (1918:223) found erratics in the Lake Baraboo basin to an elevation of 980 ft. The moraine at the north end of the West Bluff of Devils Lake is firmly plastered against the rock at an elevation of 1060 ft, leaving little doubt that the level of Black River divide must have been reached.
Assuming Glacial Lake Wisconsin attained a level of about 1000 ft, and ignoring any isostatic effects of the weight of water and ice on the land, the Mill Bluff area should have been a lake 60-80 ft deep.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/science/2/chap8.htm   (1849 words)

  
 JS Online: Wisconsin Central sale OK'd
Shareholders of Wisconsin Central Transportation Co. approved the sale of the company to Canadian National Railway Co. Wisconsin Central is based in Illionis, but most of its track lies in Wisconsin.
Burkhardt, a major shareholder and the leader of the takeover bid that failed in January, said he supported the sale of Wisconsin Central and that $17.15 was a fair price for the firm in its current condition.
Wisconsin Central doesn't believe the moratorium will affect its proposed purchase by CN, and it expects the transaction to close this fall.
www.jsonline.com /bym/news/apr01/train05040401.asp   (868 words)

  
 Reizen naar Wisconsin - Vakantie in Wisconsin - www.reiswijs.nl
The city of Eau Claire is located on the southern border of the plain's northwest end, and is the region's largest city.
The Eastern Ridges and Lowlands is a geographical region in the eastern part of the state, between the Bay of Green Bay in the north and the state border with Illinois border in the south.
Citizens of Wisconsin are referred to as Wisconsinites, although a common nickname (sometimes used pejoratively) among non-residents is "Cheeseheads," due to the prevalence and quality of cheesemaking in the state.
www.reiswijs.nl /landeninfo/noordamerika/vs/wisconsin/wisconsin.html   (2237 words)

  
 Central PA Magazine - WITF's Monthly Magazine
The rubs contain a wide variety of spices and are added directly to meat or fish to enhance its flavor or change it completely.
Spicy mustards and hot pepper onions (Belches N Burps' version of which is actually sweet) can also pep up a plain sandwich, and Mackey also suggests zinging up hors d'oeuvres with a hot pepper—berry jelly spread with cream cheese on crackers.
The print edition of Central PA magazine is sold at selected newsstands and is also available as a member benefit of public broadcasting station WITF, Harrisburg, PA, for a minimum contribution of $45 (seniors and students $25).
www.centralpa.org /archives/04septfood.html   (760 words)

  
 EEK! - Critter Corner - Central Newt
There is only one species of newt in Wisconsin.
The eft, the terrestrial juvenile phase, is primarily a plain brown-orange color with tiny fl flecks throughout.
The central newt has a toxic skin that acts as a defense to help keep predators away.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/eek/critter/amphibian/centralnewt.htm   (197 words)

  
 Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) Centinal Article: New Leaves Turning "Up" and "Down" on Wisconsin State ...
Image of the Wisconsin State quarter with the 'Extra Leaf Up The other has an extra leaf that is lower and comes out from the ear of corn.
Extra leaf Up Wisconsin quarter dollar reverses found by the staff of an Arizona coin shop give the appearance of an extra leaf to the left of the ear of corn, one pointing down, or forming an arch,and one pointing up.
A set of three Wisconsin quarters: one with a normal design, one with a "high/up" leaf and one with a “low/down” leaf would have cost a face value of 75-cents last December, if you were lucky enough to find them at a bank in Tucson.
www.centralstates.info /wisc_leaves.html   (1215 words)

  
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The Anoka Plains have received an average of 6% less annual precipitation, which seems inadequate by itself to explain the history of recurrent droughts and forest disturbance.
The frequency distributions of minimum annual discharge from the Anoka Plains differed from those of the Colfax region in tending to be skewed to the left (Fig.
As expected, beetle-attacked trees were common in the Anoka Plains and very rare in the Colfax region: average tree mortality rates during the three years from 2000-2002 were 15.8 vs. 0.5 tree deaths per 1000 trees per year for Anoka and Colfax, respectively (Table 3).
www.dartmouth.edu /~mpayres/pubs/Anoka/report.htm   (7588 words)

  
 HYDROGEOLOGY THESES
The Hydrogeology of the Nepco Lake Watershed in Central Wisconsin with a Discussion of Management Implications.
Delineation of Groundwater Flow Patterns in a Portion of the Central Sand Plain of Wisconsin.
Hydrogeology of the Wisconsin River Valley in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
www.geology.wisc.edu /~andy/Theses.htm   (738 words)

  
 Welcome to UScampus.com - Your one-stop online resource for studying and living in the US
Covering an area of 145,439 square kilometers, Wisconsin can be divided into five main regions: the Superior Uplands, the Lake Superior Lowlands, the Western Uplands, the Great Lakes Plain, and the Central Plain.
A crescent-shaped area of land in the center of Wisconsin, the Central Plain includes a stretch of the Wisconsin River gorge called the Wisconsin Dells.
Wisconsin ranks first in the US for the number of milk cows (1,500,000) and produces more than 15% of the entire country's milk supply.
www.uscampus.com /research_options/explore_us/state_wi.htm   (623 words)

  
 Wisconsin Department of Commerce: Business Development - CLIMATE OF WISCONSIN -
The Wisconsin climate is typically continental with some modification by Lakes Michigan and
The short growing season in the central portion of the State is attributed to a number of
Uplands and Northern Highlands, then diminishes to about 28 inches along most of the Wisconsin Central Plain and Lake Superior Coastal area.
www.commerce.state.wi.us /mt/MT-FAX-0720.html   (704 words)

  
 Wisconsin - Eat Wild
Crossroads Ranch in Fence, Wisconsin, was established in 2003 as a family enterprise.
We are 50 miles southeast of LaCrosse and centrally located 30 miles from the cities of Viroqua, Richland Center, Reedsburg, Tomah, Sparta, and Mauston.
Krusen Grass Farms, LLC is a 320-acre grass farm in southeast Wisconsin.
www.eatwild.com /products/wisconsin.html   (9014 words)

  
 Wisconsin State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Luxury Madison, Wisconsin Hotel - This elegant Madison, WI hotel is featured as the new prototype hotel for the executive.
The shield in the center shows Wisconsin's support for the United States.
Topography: Image Narrow Lake Superior lowland plain met by Northern highland, which slopes gently to the sandy crescent central plain; Western upland in the southwest; three broad parallel limestone ridges running north-south are seperated by wide and shallow lowland in the south-east.
www.50states.com /wisconsi.htm   (300 words)

  
 NPWRC :: Pigeons and Doves
Birds of the St. Croix River Valley: Minnesota and Wisconsin
Migration: Abundant migrant in the Western Upland and Central Plain, uncommon and more local in the Northern Highland.
Nesting Season Distribution: The mourning dove is an abundant nesting species in the Western Upland and Central Plain.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/birds/stcroix/columbid.htm   (300 words)

  
 Events Calendar of the Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin Center for Film and Th All Museum
This one-hour slide show and lecture given by Julie Tharp, Professor of English at UW-Marshfield/Wood County will highlight the debate over whether or not quilts were used as directional and safehouse markers for escaping slaves.
The book Hidden in Plain View, by Jacqueline Tobin and Raymond Dobard draws a direct line between African textiles, slave quilts, and quilt patterns of the Antebellum Period.
www.wisconsinhistory.org /calendar/index.asp?id=117   (111 words)

  
 english II honors: Member Signup Form
This is the Website for the summer reading discussions of English II Honors classes at Hunterdon Central.
Comments or questions should be sent to the webmaster.
This site is using the Hunterdon Central Students theme.
central.hcrhs.k12.nj.us /englishhonors/member/signup   (91 words)

  
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