Author Archives: Frances Wiedenhoeft

About Frances Wiedenhoeft

After a lifetime in nursing, anesthesia and the Army I now write, blog, attend school for journalism and massage, and watch my 3 grandchildren. I am a veteran of Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan and try to serve other vets such as myself, and to work for peace.

Tragedy of War or Tragedy of Genocide

For those of you who aren’t from Wisconsin or familiar with this piece of our history, Black Hawk (Ma-ka-tai-me-shi-kia-kiak) and his people were originally from what is now northwestern Illinois and southwestern Wisconsin. In the early 1800’s they were forcibly removed … Continue reading

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The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Rock, the Layered History of Our Home

The history of our home revealed in each layer compressed by pressure and time. Layered

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Drinking Manure: Groundwater, Manure and Public Safety, NR 151

Participants at a hearing in Green Bay Wisconsin on Friday, September 15th, which was also live-streamed to Madison, shared the numbers on how many wells in Kewaunee County are contaminated by farm runoff, mainly in the form of manure. Some, … Continue reading

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