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M.D. Johns
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Attended University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lives in Northeast Wisconsin
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A few days ago I chimed in on Lands' End's Gloria Steinem controversy, which was badly mishandled by the catalog company. But I didn't offer a solution, although I hinted at what I would do if I ran the Dodgeville, Wis., firm...
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Purslane, the Tasty and Succulent Weed
Purslane in all its glory on my deck. Although the Upper Great Lakes escaped last weekend's behemoth snow fall, it's snowing now and just below freezing, which means whatever accumulation we get will be heavy. In other words, not much fun to shovel tomorrow...
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A proposed Tax-Incremental Financing District (TIF) may help bring 42-year-old Pine Tree Mall back to life over the next year and into the future. The mall, which opened amid much fanfare around Labor Day 1978, has been a bit...
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Someone recently pointed out to me that the Hapless City Manager is still on the city of Menominee's payroll. Yet back in mid-October, at a mayoral candidate's forum, Mayor Jean Stegeman, who successfully won re-election, tol...
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A few days ago I chimed in on Lands' End's Gloria Steinem controversy, which was badly mishandled by the catalog company. But I didn't offer a solution, although I hinted at what I would do if I ran the Dodgeville, Wis., firm...
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In the 1980s when I was drowning in a sea of student loan debt, Lands' End was everywhere in Wisconsin, where I live. Well-made, classic American clothing, but beyond my budget until the company opened a seconds shop on State...
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Curried Winter Squash Soup
I have been making soup every week since cold weather set in. Any time we have leftover bones or carcasses, I begin a soup stock that sometimes takes two days to make; it's rich and savory and serves as the basis for a variety of soup recipes. Homemade stoc...
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If I had a magic wand, I'd make these things happen in the Marinette-Menominee area in 2016: Funding and construction of multi-purpose community center in Marinette.* About 10 more retail or service outlets in Downtown Mar...
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Today's EagleHerald contained a mix of good and and not-so-good news for Marinette and Menominee. Tim Baneck, superintendent of Marinette schools for the past six-plus years announced his retirement. Affable and easy to work ...
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I was pleased when I heard that Marinette Mayor Steve Genisot was adding historical photographs to the walls of the city council chambers/municipal courtroom. The room's walls were barren, save for a few oversize framed photo...
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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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  • Community Volunteer
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    Took early retirement in 2012. Currently serving on several commissions but pondering some sort of reinvention.
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Northeast Wisconsin
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frenchkitcheninamerica@yahoo.com
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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.
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
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M.D. Johns
Had an incredible veggie sandwich here once. Recommend it.
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