Monthly Archives: January 2012

On Croutons, Buicks and Taconite

Published in The La Crosse Tribune on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 with the headline, “Scars from mining will never go away.” A link to the essay is provided below. Crouton and Shred Division. That’s the wording of a sign that … Continue reading

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On Gibbsville and Gogebic

Published the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on Friday, January 20, 2011. A link is provided below. Two weeks ago I drove through Gibbsville, a village in Sheboygan County north of my hometown of Cedar Grove. Most of the small dairy farms that … Continue reading

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Of Trees, Mines and Our Wisconsin Earth

Published on P. A-11 of the print edition of the Wisconsin State Journal on Thursday, January 19, 2012 with the headline: “Don’t roll dice on environment.” A link to the essay is provided below. One of the most vivid memories … Continue reading

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