Hmong News – Wisconsin

What it means to be a Hmong American

Wausau - About 12 percent of the Wausau population is made up of Hmong American's, with ancestry tied to refugees who fled Laos after the Vietnam War in the 1970's ...

Hmong Wausau Festival Draws Thousands

After a year off due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Hmong Wausau Festival returned to the Peoples Sports Complex this ... Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Milwaukee Veterans, Musicians Featured in New Album Helping Vietnam Veterans Heal Through Songs

CD Release Party and Concert Set for Aug. 8 at Turner Hall Ballroom Milwaukee musicians and the stories of Milwaukee Vietnam veterans are featured in a new album being released ...

La Crosse County Sheriff details triple homicide events

The final moments of three men shot to death in La Crosse County last week were revealed Thursday afternoon. The details came hours after deputies announced two ... Read more ...

Late Summer Arts Guide: A return to live music, fairs and festivals

Madison festival season is back: the roots-focused Sugar Maple fest, Sessions at McPike Park, Jazz at Five and more return live music to local parks. Read more (opens in new ...

Gymnast Sunisa Lee inspires young women in Madison

I think it’s inspiring, because when people look at the Hmong community they don’t think ‘the Olympics’ or of ‘gymnasts,’ so it’s great to see someone in the Hmong community ...

Hmong Wausau Festival celebrates Southeast Asian community, record turnout expected

The Hmong American Center is preparing to host the country's first Hmong festival of the year, a two-day event that will celebrate the culture and resilience of the Hmong community ...

Hunger Task Force food and resource center opens at Milwaukee’s Midtown Center

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The Hunger Task Force opened a new location at the Midtown Center on Milwaukee's northwest side Tuesday, July 20.The new food share and resource center is called Alicia's Place.Ali ...

Blending Creativity and Tradition: True Lor Vue Brings Passion For Art to Leadership Role

I have the heart of a mother,” said True Lor Vue, the new executive director of the Eau Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association. “I love people, and I care ...

Tai visits Wisconsin farm with Kind

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U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai visited a Wisconsin farm in the company of Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., on Friday. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

LiberateMKE Campaign Wants No American Rescue Plan Money To Go Towards Police

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has gradually been unveiling his budget proposals on how to spend funds from the American Rescue Plan. Markasa Tucker from the African American Roundtable and Paul ...

Notable Women in Education: Chris Her-Xiong

Chris Her-Xiong holds many firsts – the first Hmong teacher and the first Hmong principal in the city of Milwaukee, to name a few – but her greatest accomplishment could ...

‘Evil is being sentenced here today’: Life in prison with no possibility of supervised release given to killer of Milwaukee mom, daughters

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Amarah "Jerica" Banks and her daughters, Zaniya Ivery and Camaria Banks, went missing on Feb. 8, 2020. Their bodies were found eight days later. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Black women are five times as likely to die in childbirth. Here’s what that looks like in northeast Wisconsin.

In Brown County, Black women receive the lowest rates of first-trimester health care and are most likely to have premature births, a 2018 report says. Read more (opens in new ...

New cooking series raising awareness for Hmong farmers impacted by pandemic

In an effort to bring awareness and raise funds for Hmong farmers impacted by the pandemic, a La Crosse woman has created her own cooking series. Read more (opens in ...

La Crosse County offers seniors vouchers for fresh food from farmer’s markets

Vouchers may be used at one or more of the following approved markets: Cameron Park Farmer’s Market, Fridays 4-7:30 p.m. & Saturdays 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Festival Foods-Holmen, Wednesdays 3-7 p.m.; ...

La Crosse Local: The limited series cooking show “Cooking with Bao” to feature La Crosse Mayor Mitch Reynolds and shares fundraising goal updates

As part of the nonprofit campaign to help bring awareness and raise funds for the La Crosse area Hmong farmers, the campaign has raised $5,600 of its $6,500 goal from ...

Neal and Mary Taylor to receive CWU Human Rights Award

The La Crosse Area Church Women United movement will host its annual Human Rights Celebration from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 12, at the Church of Jesus Christ of ...