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Vice President Kamala Harris discusses better pay and more for health care workers

L A CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) – Vice President Kamala Harris met with health care workers Monday at the Hmong Cultural and Community Center in La Crosse to discuss their importance …

Kamala Harris announces new rules for nursing home staffing in visit to La Crosse

Vice President Kamala Harris was at the Hmong Cultural and Community Center on Monday to address nursing home care workers. Full story: …

Vice President Kamala Harris to discuss new nursing home care rules in La Crosse visit today

Vice President Kamala Harris meets with nursing home workers in La Crosse to discuss new federal requirements for staffing and compensation. Full story: …

“We’re wings of the same bird.” Yee Leng Xiong looks to bring “annoyingly moderate” outlook to State Assembly

Yee Leng Xiong started his career as an elected official early. A 2012 graduate of DC Everest High School in Marathon County, he first ran for – and won – …

Hmong teenager half-brothers cycle hundreds of kilometers to find mothers

Chu and Hinh, half-brothers from the Hmong community, embarked from the remote mountains of the far north on a bicycle journey to Hanoi in search of their mothers. Full story: …

Hmong teenagers cycle hundreds of kilometers

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Chu and Hinh from the Hmong community, embarked from the remote mountains of the far north on a bicycle journey to Hanoi. Full story: …

Ruth Arts awards $950K in grants to 10 Wisconsin arts groups to help break down barriers between artists and their craft

S HEBOYGAN — Ten Wisconsin arts-based organizations have been awarded a collective $950,000 in grants from the Ruth Foundation for the Arts 2024 Wisconsin Special Project grant. Full story: …

VP Kamala Harris to visit Hmong Cultural & Community Center in La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) – Vice President Kamala Harris is set to visit the Coulee region Monday. She will be holding a campaign event for President Biden’s re-election at the …

TaikoArts Midwest, Minnesota Latino Museum among culture groups eyeing new homes in St. Paul

A number of St. Paul-based arts and cultural institutions are seeking both private philanthropic donations and public dollars to open new public-facing centers. Full story: …

New Pho restaurant in Kerman serving up a celebration of Hmong culture

Owners Lee Pao Her and Youa Vang take pride in serving the Central Valley a taste of their family’s favorite foods, a celebration of their Hmong culture. Open less than …

Freedom Inc. hosts global launch of ‘Taking Root’/SEARR Tour

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Freedom Inc. hosted the kickoff event of the “Taking Root”/SEARR Tour on April 11, screening the four-part docuseries “Taking Root,” produced by VietLead and its co-executive director, Lan Dinh. Viet …

UC Merced to host creators of Telelingo, immersion Spanish show for kids

Considering raising your child to be bilingual?School districts across the Central Valley teach Dual Immersion Classes in Spanish and Hmong.”There’s been a shif … Full story: …

What we know about the disappearance of Wisconsin toddler Elijah Vue

It’s been nearly two months since 3-year-old Elijah Vue was reported missing in Wisconsin while in the care of a man who was in a relationship with his … Full …

Hmong dance teams connect Coulee Region with culture during Cultural Awareness Family Night

On Wednesday, the Coulee Region celebrated diversity during Central High School’s first Cultural Awareness family night. Full story: …

Coming to the Twins’ home opener on Thursday? Here’s what to expect

After beginning their season with series in Kansas City and Milwaukee, the Twins will return home to Target Field on Thursday for an all-day celebration, beginning with Breakfast on the …

Hmong doctors and nurses host first of its kind free Hmong Health Fair in St. Paul

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The fair will feature free health tests, informational booths, and networking opportunities for aspiring medical professionals. Full story: …

Wausau’s Cultural Heritage Celebration happening Wednesday night

Wausau East High School is home to a diverse group of students from more than a dozen countries. There will be a big celebration of culture tonight at Wausau East, …

Democrats Regain Control of Michigan House, Historic Win for Hmong American Mai Xiong in Metro Detroit

Michigan Democrats gain a House majority with victories from Mai Xiong and Peter Herzberg in special elections. Full story: …