Badger State

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Noun1.Badger State - a midwestern state in north central United StatesBadger State - a midwestern state in north central United States
middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Appleton - a town in eastern Wisconsin
Eau Claire - a town in west central Wisconsin
Green Bay - a city of eastern Wisconsin on an arm of Lake Michigan
La Crosse - a town in western Wisconsin on the Mississippi River
capital of Wisconsin, Madison - capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin
Milwaukee - largest city of Wisconsin; located in southeastern Wisconsin on the western shore of Lake Michigan; a flourishing agricultural center known for its breweries
Racine - a city in southeastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan to the south of Milwaukee
Superior - a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
Watertown - a town in southeastern Wisconsin
Wausau - a town in north central Wisconsin
Fox River - a river in Wisconsin that flows into Lake Michigan
Wisconsin, Wisconsin River - a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
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(NYSE: CHH), debuts in Milwaukee today, marking the brand's first location in the city and the third in the Badger State. The four-story, 132-room Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown is among seven new Cambria locations - including another Midwest location, the Cambria Hotel Bettendorf - Quad Cities - expected to open this summer in top-tier markets across the country, together representing over 1,200 upscale rooms.
"The Handy Wisconsin Answer Book" provides a exhaustively detailed and in-depth look at the Badger state's fascinating history, people, myths, culture, geography, and trivia.
SIGNIFICANCE OF PROJECT: The developers of the Badger State Lofts are planning to turn a 130-year-old tannery site in downtown Sheboygan into a mixed-use development with apartments, a garage, surface parking, commercial space and various other accommodations.
A Guide to Geologic Sites in the Badger State (9780878426898) hand-picks 52 of the best geologic sites in the state, organizes them into five regions, and focuses on publicly-accessible parks and natural regions.
The study, "CompScope[TM] Medical Benchmarks for Wisconsin, 18th Edition," examined the costs, prices, and utilization of workers' compensation medical care in The Badger State in comparison with 17 states.
"We're pleased to team with Rivada on their plan to deploy a high-quality network for public safety officials that will help improve everyone's safety across the Badger State."
Wilson - who played at the University of Wisconsin in 2011 after transferring from North Carolina State - loves cheese, according to the ( Washington Post , including a Badger State favorite: fried cheese curds.
Over 40 years earlier, another Badger State presidential prospect, William Proxmire, flamed out over finances.
Grandpa Trump had some campaigning to do in The Badger State, so he skipped the bris "to stop by Miss Katie's Diner in Milwaukee, where he walked in and waved before posing for pictures with about a third of the patrons," reported The New York Times.
has received the Green Masters designation from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council, joining a group of leading Badger State companies honored for significant and ongoing sustainability practices.
"It's very clear from that list that Badger State taxpayers are being forced to subsidize religious education with public funds meant for public schools.