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M.D. Johns
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Kudos to the EagleHerald for its excellent editorial on the Twin County Airport. The editorial, which runs in today's paper, supports further development at the airport through Explorer Solutions, the company hired to find ways to make better use of this co...
Kudos to the EagleHerald for its excellent editorial on the Twin County Airport. The editorial, which runs in today's paper, supports further development at the airport through Explorer Solutions, the company hired to find wa...
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The M&M Game, a Cherished Gridiron Tradition
If the weather is decent, I will be attending my first M&M Game in decades this weekend, along with my husband and members of his high-school class who are having a reunion this week. I'll be cheering for the Maroons, of course. Not that I have anything aga...
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I'm not sure why Don Hudon has his undies in a bundle but he does - over something one of Nancy Douglas' daughters said on Facebook. He wrote a letter to the editor about it. Apparently, was not appropriately respectful of the American Legion Post 146 locat...
I'm not sure why Don Hudon has his undies in a bundle but he does - over something one of Nancy Douglas' daughters said on Facebook. He wrote a letter to the editor about it. Apparently, was not appropriately respectful of th...
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Marinette's Sixth Street Slip and the City of Grand Haven
Looking toward the city of Menominee from the slip. The Sixth Street Slip reopened last week after Tyco completed an extensive clean up of the area.  For decades the inlet below was the final resting place of  the 127-foot schooner, The City of Grand Haven ...
Looking toward the city of Menominee from the slip. The Sixth Street Slip reopened last week after Tyco completed an extensive clean up of the area.  For decades the inlet below was the final resting place of the 127-foot ...
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Tell Me About It
I already had the following post prepared before I read today's EagleHerald, which offered a full-length feature story on the Abundant Life Homeless Shelter. I was happy to see the story.  I wasn't the least bit surprised to hear that the city of Menominee ...
I already had the following post prepared before I read today's EagleHerald, which offered a full-length feature story on the Abundant Life Homeless Shelter. I was happy to see the story.  I wasn't the least bit surprised to ...
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The situation with the Abundant Life Church's homeless shelter continues to present us with some interesting twists and turns. It seems, according to Tuesday's EagleHerald, that a citizen watchdog group has formed to make sure the church plays by the rules,...
The situation with the Abundant Life Church's homeless shelter continues to present us with some interesting twists and turns. It seems, according to Tuesday's EagleHerald, that a citizen watchdog group has formed to make sur...
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A Trivia Game for M&M Week
I've been reading the blog, "Letters for George," written by a former Menominee resident, David Lundgren, off and on for several years now. In fact, a few weeks back when I couldn't sleep, I read old posts for about an hour. A friend emailed me today's post...
I've been reading the blog, "Letters for George," written by a former Menominee resident, David Lundgren, off and on for several years now. In fact, a few weeks back when I couldn't sleep, I read old posts for about an hour. ...
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A Wish List for Cooler Cities
This will be a running list, with additions from time to time. Please add your ideas. Cool Things I Wish We Had More public access to the river and the bay. Marinette Mayor Steve Genisot gets this need, at least on the Wisconsin side. Fewer taverns and more...
This will be a running list, with additions from time to time. Please add your ideas. Cool Things I Wish We Had More public access to the river and the bay. Marinette Mayor Steve Genisot gets this need, at least on the Wisc...
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One More Won't Matter
Not being a huge fan of fast-food places, I am hesitant to advocate for placement of one more between the currently deconstructed Menominee McDonalds and KFC on 10th Avenue. But it looks silly to see one small house tucked away between the two restaurants o...
Not being a huge fan of fast-food places, I am hesitant to advocate for placement of one more between the currently deconstructed Menominee McDonalds and KFC on 10th Avenue. But it looks silly to see one small house tucked aw...
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Groucho Marx and Menominee
The current attitude of top Menominee leaders reminds me of this scene from the legendary Marx Brothers movie, "Horse Feathers." It's a song, performed by Groucho, called "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It." View it here. To be fair, it also reminded me of the...
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A Cautionary Tale
About 17 years ago, the Marinette School District suddenly announced its plans to put an alternative school in a city-owned building in my neighborhood. City leaders appeared to agree with the plan. At the time, the late Darryl Leroy was mayor and Hollister...
About 17 years ago, the Marinette School District suddenly announced its plans to put an alternative school in a city-owned building in my neighborhood. City leaders appeared to agree with the plan. At the time, the late Darr...
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The Terrible Trio Tries to Rewrite History
I do not want to turn this blog into a daily commentary on the anonymous idiocy in Sound Off. But come on. Friday's Sound Off, which essentially victim shames former City Assessor Jill Schwanz, makes it look like the whole debacle at Menominee City Hall is ...
I do not want to turn this blog into a daily commentary on the anonymous idiocy in Sound Off. But come on. Friday's Sound Off, which essentially victim shames former City Assessor Jill Schwanz, makes it look like the whole de...
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I write, cook, and design my life to meet my specifications.
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Writing, public relations, media relations, non-profit management.
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    Took early retirement in 2012. Currently serving on several commissions but pondering some sort of reinvention.
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Chef's daughter, Francophile, farm market fan.
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Chef's daughter, Francophile, farm market fan. Email me at frenchkitcheninamerica@yahoo.com
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Award-winning promotional writer, former journalist and college instructor.
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