Platteville, Wisconsin

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film television

personal collection of artifacts. Notable people *Scott Adams (Scott Adams (game designer)), early computer game publisher and designer *John Fiedler, voice actor and character actor in stage (stage (theatre)), film, television and radio (radio programming) O'Donnell, Michelle. http


family friendly

was wrestling in Platteville, Wisconsin. The character was discussed on the talk show ''Politically Incorrect'', although Spradlin was not mentioned by name. After Spradlin was booked for a series of family-friendly shows for NWA West Virginia Ohio, he changed his ring name to "Chris Hero". He wrestled his last matches as Wife Beater in 2000. - University of Wisconsin–Platteville Pioneers Platteville (Platteville, Wisconsin) Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference - - 77 Platteville (Platteville, Wisconsin) 11,224 9,989 City (Political_subdivisions_of_Wisconsin#City) Grant (Grant County, Wisconsin) -


stage

personal collection of artifacts. Notable people *Scott Adams (Scott Adams (game designer)), early computer game publisher and designer *John Fiedler, voice actor and character actor in stage (stage (theatre)), film, television and radio (radio programming) O'Donnell, Michelle. http

: www.nytimes.com 2005 06 27 movies 27fiedler.html "John Fiedler, 80, Stage Actor and Film Voice of Pooh's Piglet, Dies" , ''New York Times'', June 27, 2005. Accessed December 15, 2007. *Herbert Spencer Gasser, physiologist and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1944 *Herbert T. Perrin, U.S. Brigadier General and Distinguished Service Cross (Distinguished Service Cross (United States)) recipient *Josiah Little Pickard, educator

in the United States Navy and served until the end of World War II O'Donnell, Michelle. "John Fiedler, 80, Stage Actor and Film Voice of Pooh's Piglet, Dies", New York Times, June 27, 2005. Accessed December 15, 2007. "He graduated from Shorewood High School in 1943 and enlisted in the United States Navy, serving stateside until World War II's end." DATE OF BIRTH February 3, 1925


film voice

: www.nytimes.com 2005 06 27 movies 27fiedler.html "John Fiedler, 80, Stage Actor and Film Voice of Pooh's Piglet, Dies" , ''New York Times'', June 27, 2005. Accessed December 15, 2007. *Herbert Spencer Gasser, physiologist and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1944 *Herbert T. Perrin, U.S. Brigadier General and Distinguished Service Cross (Distinguished Service Cross (United States)) recipient *Josiah Little Pickard, educator

in the United States Navy and served until the end of World War II O'Donnell, Michelle. "John Fiedler, 80, Stage Actor and Film Voice of Pooh's Piglet, Dies", New York Times, June 27, 2005. Accessed December 15, 2007. "He graduated from Shorewood High School in 1943 and enlisted in the United States Navy, serving stateside until World War II's end." DATE OF BIRTH February 3, 1925


stage film

personal collection of artifacts. Early life Fiedler was born in Platteville, Wisconsin, a son of Donald Fiedler, a beer salesman, and his wife Margaret Phelan. John Fiedler Biography (1925-) He moved to Shorewood, Wisconsin, at the age of 5, where he graduated from Shorewood High School (Shorewood High School (Wisconsin)) in 1943. He then enlisted in the United States Navy and served until the end of World War II O'Donnell, Michelle. "John Fiedler, 80, Stage Actor and Film Voice of Pooh's Piglet, Dies", New York Times, June 27, 2005. Accessed December 15, 2007. "He graduated from Shorewood High School in 1943 and enlisted in the United States Navy, serving stateside until World War II's end." DATE OF BIRTH February 3, 1925 PLACE OF BIRTH Platteville, Wisconsin, U.S. DATE OF DEATH June 25, 2005 right 400px Map of Wisconsin showing area codes (Image:WI Area Codes (Display).png) The '''608 area code''' currently covers much of Southwest Wisconsin, including the capital (Capital (political)) city of Madison (Madison, Wisconsin) as well as the cities of Waunakee (Waunakee, Wisconsin), Mount Horeb (Mount Horeb, Wisconsin), Verona (Verona, Wisconsin), Sun Prairie (Sun Prairie, Wisconsin), Monroe (Monroe, Wisconsin), Platteville (Platteville, Wisconsin), Lancaster (Lancaster, Wisconsin), Portage (Portage, Wisconsin), Baraboo (Baraboo, Wisconsin), Wisconsin Dells (Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin), Beloit (Beloit, Wisconsin), Janesville (Janesville, Wisconsin), La Crosse (La Crosse, Wisconsin), Prairie du Chien (Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin), Prairie du Sac (Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin), Sauk City (Sauk City, Wisconsin), Viroqua (Viroqua, Wisconsin) and Sparta (Sparta, Wisconsin). It was created in 1955 as a split from area code 414, and was the third area code created in Wisconsin. As Spradlin wrestled wearing a "wifebeater (Wifebeater (shirt))" T-shirt, he began using the ring name "Wife Beater". He continued to use the Wife Beater character (Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Gimmick) until a women's group, offended by the gimmick, organized a boycott of a show on which Spradlin was wrestling in Platteville, Wisconsin. The character was discussed on the talk show ''Politically Incorrect'', although Spradlin was not mentioned by name. After Spradlin was booked for a series of family-friendly shows for NWA West Virginia Ohio, he changed his ring name to "Chris Hero". He wrestled his last matches as Wife Beater in 2000. - University of Wisconsin–Platteville Pioneers Platteville (Platteville, Wisconsin) Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference - - 77 Platteville (Platteville, Wisconsin) 11,224 9,989 City (Political_subdivisions_of_Wisconsin#City) Grant (Grant County, Wisconsin) -


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-11-18 Platteville is serviced by Wisconsin State Highways 80 (Wisconsin Highway 80) and 81 (Wisconsin Highway 81), as well as U.S. Highway 151. Originally, U.S. 151 went through the valley that made up the southern border of the city limits, but with the completion of the four-lane limited-access superhighway, traffic has been rerouted and now loops south of the city. The minerals in the area consist of galena, a sulfide of lead (lead 86.6, sulfur 13.4

the mines. Climate Demographics 2010 census

As of the census . The racial


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of this growth is likely due to the enrollment increase of the University of Wisconsin–Platteville. It is the principal city of the Platteville Micropolitan Statistical area which has an estimated population of 49,681. History Platteville was a small farming and fur trading community along the Platte River, from which the town got its name. In the 1820s, lead ore or Galena was discovered in the area, a mining boom took the area by storm. The mining district encompassed

a significant portion of southwest Wisconsin. More specifically, the counties of Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, and Jo Davies County (Illinois) played a major role in the mining of lead and zinc ore. The Galena, Illinois mining district, an area south of Platteville, had been known to many for years. Nesbit, Robert. ''Wisconsin A History''. 2nd ed. The University of Wisconsin Press: Madison, 1989. Beginning in 1825, lead prices saw a dramatic boost and the Platteville economy

flourished. Nesbit, 96. The "grey gold" (a common nickname for lead ore) was brought development of businesses and schools. Platteville's landscape was shaped by the mining that helped build the town, and mineral holes abounded everywhere. Fatzinger, 16. By the 1849s lead ore production was decreasing. However, the mining of zinc ore quickly filled the void for prospective work. Platteville was now an established town, complete with schools


personal collection

personal collection of artifacts. Notable people *Scott Adams (Scott Adams (game designer)), early computer game publisher and designer *John Fiedler, voice actor and character actor in stage (stage (theatre)), film, television and radio (radio programming) O'Donnell, Michelle. http


voice

personal collection of artifacts. Notable people *Scott Adams (Scott Adams (game designer)), early computer game publisher and designer *John Fiedler, voice actor and character actor in stage (stage (theatre)), film, television and radio (radio programming) O'Donnell, Michelle. http

: www.nytimes.com 2005 06 27 movies 27fiedler.html "John Fiedler, 80, Stage Actor and Film Voice of Pooh's Piglet, Dies" , ''New York Times'', June 27, 2005. Accessed December 15, 2007. *Herbert Spencer Gasser, physiologist and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1944 *Herbert T. Perrin, U.S. Brigadier General and Distinguished Service Cross (Distinguished Service Cross (United States)) recipient *Josiah Little Pickard, educator

brother Richard Adams (Richard Adams (inventor)), that gave him a jump on game programming in his leisure time. * Greg Eagles (born 1970), voice actor, ''Grim & Evil'' (Milwaukee) * John Fiedler (1925–2005), actor, voice of Piglet (Piglet (Winnie the Pooh)) (Platteville (Platteville, Wisconsin), Shorewood (Shorewood, Wisconsin)) * Paul Gigot (born 1955), host and commentator on ''Journal Editorial Report'' ( Green Bay, Wisconsin Green


professional education

accounted for over one-third of the normal schools' enrollment. In 1920, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching issued a report on "The Professional Education of Teachers of American Public Schools", which attacked such programs, arguing that normal schools should not deviate from their purpose as trainers of teachers. When the Milwaukee Normal School persisted with its popular enhanced curriculum, the regents of the Normal School system, the legislature, and the governor

Platteville, Wisconsin

'''Platteville''' is the largest city in Grant County (Grant County, Wisconsin) in southwestern Wisconsin. The population was 11,224 at the 2010 census, growing 12% since the 2000 Census. Much of this growth is likely due to the enrollment increase of the University of Wisconsin–Platteville. It is the principal city of the Platteville Micropolitan Statistical area which has an estimated population of 49,681.

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