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John Hoberg, President of John Hoberg Company, killed in Green Bay industrial accident

From the Brown County Library’s archives of Green Bay newspapers, one hundred and eleven years ago the death of John Hoberg made front-page news. Sourcing and verbatim reporting appear in italics: Green Bay Advocate, Monday, July 11, 1904 JOHN HOBERG … Continue reading

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Workplace Safety and Green Bay’s Industrial Park Communities.

Starting in the 1970s and continuing into the 90s, the concept of industrial parks spurred the imagination of city planners and businesses alike.  Soon industrial parks started popping up faster than onion sprouts in the valuable agriculture land the parks … Continue reading

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Lessons to Learn from the Upper Big Branch Mine and the Deep Water Horizon

Remember Don Blinkenship? He was the CEO of Massey Energy Company’s Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia that suffered the explosion on April 5th, 2010 that killed 29 miners and injured several others.  As battalions of news reporters assembled … Continue reading

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