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McLeod County, Minnesota

McLeod County is a county in the U. S. state of Minnesota. At the 2010 United States Census, the population was 36,651, its county seat is Glencoe. McLeod County comprises the Hutchinson, MN Micropolitan Statistical Area and is part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI Combined Statistical Area. For thousands of years the area was inhabited by indigenous peoples. At the time of European contact, it was the territory of the Dakota Sioux; the county was created by the Minnesota Territorial legislature on March 1, 1856. It was named for Martin McLeod, a Canadian-born adventurer who became a fur trader and was elected a territorial representative in Minnesota; as a young man, he was part of James Dickson's 1836 expedition to the Red River of the North, a journey recounted in his Diary of Martin McLeod, a manuscript held by the Minnesota Historical Society. The county seat was sited at Glencoe as part of the original act; the county was the site of several events during the Dakota War of 1862, including the siege of Hutchinson and the killing of the White family near Brownton.

It was the first place to use the Geier Hitch, a kind of animal husbandry that some characterize as animal abuse. The South Fork of the Crow River flows easterly through the upper central part of McLeod County, thence into Wright County. Buffalo Creek flows eastward through the lower central part of the county, thence into Wright; the county terrain consists of low rolling hills, dotted with lakes and etched by drainages and gullies. The area is devoted to agriculture; the terrain is sloped to the east, with its highest point on the upper west border at 1,096' ASL. The county has an area of 506 square miles, of which 491 square miles is land and 14 square miles is water. McLeod is one of seven southern Minnesota Counties with no native forests. Only savanna and prairie soils exist in McLeod County; as of the 2000 United States Census, there were 34,898 people, 13,449 households and 9,427 families in the county. The population density was 71.1/sqmi. There were 14,087 housing units at an average density of 28.7/sqmi.

The racial makeup of the county was 96.62% White, 0.22% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.79% from other races, 0.58% from two or more races. 3.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 57.5 % were of 8.5 % Norwegian ancestry. There were 13,449 households of which 34.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.20% were married couples living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.90% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.08. The county population contained 27.70% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 21.30% from 45 to 64, 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.10 males.

The median household income was $45,953 and the median family income was $55,003. Males had a median income of $35,709 compared with $25,253 for females; the per capita income for the county was $20,137. About 2.80% of families and 4.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.80% of those under age 18 and 8.10% of those age 65 or over. McLeod County voters have traditionally been Republican. In only one national election since 1964 has the county selected the Democratic Party candidate. National Register of Historic Places listings in McLeod County MN McLeod County government’s website

Filippo Gilli

Filippo Gilli is an Italian football player. He plays for Alessandria on loan from Torino, he was raised in Torino youth teams and started playing for their Under-19 squad in the 2017–18 season. He was called up to the senior squad for the first time on 1 August 2019 in an Europa League qualifier against Debrecen, he remained on the bench. On 2 September 2019 he joined Serie C club Alessandria on loan, he made his professional Serie C debut for Alessandria on 22 September 2019 in a game against Pianese. He substituted Alberto Dossena in the 77th minute, he played his first game for his country on 14 March 2017 in an Euro U17 qualifier against Belarus. He was not chosen for the final tournament squad. Filippo Gilli at Soccerway

Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg

Prince Moritz Franz Friedrich Constantin Alexander Heinrich August Carl Albrecht of Saxe-Altenburg, was a member of the ducal house of Saxe-Altenburg. He was the father of Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, he was the third but second surviving son of Georg, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg and Duchess Marie Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. In Meiningen on 15 October 1862 Moritz married Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen, daughter of Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, they had five children: Grand Cross of the Order of the Red Eagle Grand Cross of the Ducal Saxe-Ernestine House Order House Order of the Rue Crown Grand Cross of the Royal Guelphic Order House and Merit Order of Peter Frederick Louis House Order of the White Falcon House Order of Albert the Bear Moritzstraße in Altenburg is named after the Prince

Leigh Dragoon

Leigh Dragoon is a professional American comics writer and illustrator. Leigh Dragoon's work first appeared in Girlamatic, publisher of her urban fantasy webcomic By the Wayside, which won the Kim Yale Award for Best New Female Talent in 2006, she contributed art to Sam Kieth's My Inner Bimbo graphic novel. In 2009 she wrote the script for the three-volume HarperCollins/Tokyopop manga series based on Frewin Jones' YA fantasy series The Faerie Path, she contributed a story to the Fraggle Rock Vol. 1 graphic novel published by Archaia Studios Press in 2010. In 2011 she adapted the script for Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy graphic novel, she scripted the graphic novel adaptations of Marie Lu's Legend and Champion YA novels. The adaptations are illustrated by Caravan Studio, she is working on a fantasy retelling graphic novel of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott to be published by Oni Press. My Inner Bimbo The Faerie Path: Lamia's Revenge #1: The Serpent Awakens The Faerie Path: Lamia's Revenge #2: The Memory of Wings Fraggle Rock Vampire Academy Frostbite Shadow Kiss Legend Prodigy Champion Epic Tales from Adventure Time: Queen of Rogues, 2014.

Penguin Random House. ISBN 978-0698171961. Epic Tales from Adventure Time: The Lonesome Outlaw, 2015. Penguin Random House. ISBN 978-0399540110. Epic Tales from Adventure Time: The Virtue of Ardor, 2016. Penguin Random House. ISBN 978-0451532886. Little Women: Magic in Concord Official website

Ubuntu (typeface)

Ubuntu is an OpenType-based font family, designed to be a modern, humanist-style typeface by London-based type foundry Dalton Maag, with funding by Canonical Ltd. The font was under development for nearly nine months, with only a limited initial release through a beta program, until September 2010, it was that it became the new default font of the Ubuntu operating system in Ubuntu 10.10. Its designers include creator of the Comic Sans and Trebuchet MS fonts; the Ubuntu font family is licensed under the Ubuntu Font Licence. The font was first introduced in October 2010 with the release of Ubuntu 10.10 in four versions Regular, Bold, Bold Italic in English. With the release of Ubuntu 11.04 in April 2011, additional fonts and expanded language coverage were introduced. The final development is intended to include a total of thirteen fonts consisting of: Ubuntu in Regular, Italic and Bold Italic Ubuntu Monospace in Regular, Italic and Bold Italic Ubuntu Light in Regular, Italic Ubuntu Medium in Regular, Italic Ubuntu Condensed in Regular onlyThe monospace version, used in terminals, was planned to ship with Ubuntu 11.04.

However, it was instead shipped with Ubuntu 11.10 as the default system monospace font. The font is Unicode compliant and contains Latin A and B extended character sets, Greek polytonic, Cyrillic extended. In addition, it has become the first native operating system font to include the Indian rupee sign; the font has been designed for use on screen displays, its spacing and kerning is optimised for body copy sizes. The Ubuntu Font Family is the default font for the current and development releases of the Ubuntu operating system and is used for the Ubuntu project branding; the Ubuntu Font Family has been included in the Google Fonts directory, making it available for web typography, as of April 26, 2011 it is included for use in Google Docs. Ubuntu Monospace was prominently used in the 2014 video game Transistor. Ubuntu bold-italic is used in the bitcoin logotype, alongside the bitcoin symbol; the Ubuntu Font Licence is an "interim" license designed for the Ubuntu Font Family, which has used the license since version 0.68.

The license is based on the SIL Open Font License. The Ubuntu Font Licence allows the fonts to be "used, studied and redistributed freely" given that the license terms are met; the license is copyleft and all derivative works must be distributed under the same license. Documents that use the fonts are not required to be licensed under the Ubuntu Font Licence. Fedora and Debian have reviewed this license and converged on interpreting it as non-free due to incomplete or ambiguous use and modification permissions. Ubuntu-Title Open-source Unicode typefaces GPL font exception SIL Open Font License Ubuntu Font Family main page Ubuntu Font Family on the Ubuntu Wiki

Diogo de Carvalho e Sampayo

Diogo de Carvalho e Sampayo was a Portuguese nobleman, magistrate and scientist. A knight of the Order of Malta and a judge by profession, Carvalho e Sampayo became notable as an amateur scientist who authored two important works on the subject of chromatics. Carvalho e Sampayo was born in the Casa do Poço, a manor house in the city of Lamego, Portugal, to Diogo Lopes de Carvalho and Catarina Teresa de Vasconcelos, of a prominent gentry family, he graduated from the University of Coimbra where he studied Law in 1783, serving as a judge in Viana do Castelo. He resigned from his post after a conflict with the administrative authorities of the nearby town of Vila do Conde. At age 35, he joined the Order of Malta, it was around this time, during his stay in Malta, that he started working on colour problems and ended up writing two books on the subject in rapid succession: the first was published in 1787, under the title Tratado das Cores. Sampayo devised a system of six simple colours, which he called generic colours, combined each colour with the other five colours in turn, each combination having three intermediate grades, resulting in four steps: this would generate 15 linear scales.

Sampayo's system is the first coloured system of one-dimensional simple hue and tint/shade scales as well as a gray scale. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was familiar with Carvalho e Sampayo's work: his seminal treatise Theory of Colours includes a general assessment of Sampayo's 1791 book Memória sobre a Formação Natural das Cores. Starting in 1789, he moved to Madrid where he headed the Portuguese diplomatic representation there, first as chargé d'affaires as a minister plenipotentiary, as ambassador extraordinary, returning to Portugal in 1801. In Madrid, Carvalho e Sampayo made acquaintance with Wilhelm von Humboldt