Hmong News – Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov. Sara Rodriguez visit Wausau

Articles, state, Wausau /
Gov. Tony Evers and the newly-elected Lt. Gov. Sara Rodriguez made a stop in Wausau today following Tuesday night's State of the State Address. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Hmong Diaspora exhibit aims to preserve heritage

Articles, Hmong, La Crosse, library /
Two large red and green banners drape the ceiling of the La Crosse Public Library, part of the “Hmong Diaspora: A Spotlight Collection.” ... Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Central Wisconsin Asian community reacts to shooting in Monterey

The Asian American community in Wausau is reacting after a mass shooting killed 11 people and wounded 10 others at a Lunar New Year celebration in ... Read more (opens ...

The most transmissible strain of the coronavirus in the country is also now the most prevalent. Here’s what you need to know.

The new coronavirus variant, XBB.1.5, is the most prevalent strain of the virus in the country. Health leaders predict it’s just a matter of time before rates rise in Wisconsin ...

“Hmong Diaspora: A Spotlight Collection” at La Crosse Public Library

Hmong refugees first settled in La Crosse in the 1970s, and now a new exhibit aims to highlight their culture. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

La Crosse County Library celebrates Hmong culture

La Crosse residents will get an opportunity to learn more about their neighbors. From Jan. 22 to Feb. 28, you can step into Hmong culture at the La Crosse Public ...

She sold her Asian market. The buyer defaulted on the mortgage, leaving her a damaged property.

Pai Yang is now trying to rebuild her business while staving off foreclosure − which she blames on investors who last ran Milwaukee's 5xen Market. Read more (opens in new ...

Library opens Hmong Culture Exhibit Sunday

The La Crosse Public Library will celebrate the opening of the "Hmong Diaspora: A Spotlight Collection," this Sunday at 1 p.m. with a reception starting in the main library atrium ...

La Crosse Public Library to open Hmong Culture Exhibit

The La Crosse Public Library will celebrate the opening of the "Hmong Diaspora: A Spotlight Collection," on Sunday at 1 p.m. with a reception starting in the main library atrium ...

Wausau Streetwise: Asian grocery store opens standalone deli, Weston coffee shop closes

Thao Oriental Store has opened Yummy Deli in the former Los Victor's restaurant on the corner of Merrill and North Fourth avenues in Wausau. Los Victor’s opened in the space, ...

Boys & Girls Club of Wausau opens doors to area kids on MLK Day

Articles, children, hands, kids, Wausau /
Schools being closed on Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day has a lot of area children with a lot of free time on their hands. Read more (opens in ...

Invasive snails become gourmet meal in Wisconsin episode of cooking show

There might be a new way to think of one particular species of invasive snail being found in Wisconsin's water: as a part of a gourmet meal. At least that's ...

Another new charter school is being discussed in Appleton to address achievement gaps for Black students

The hope for a new charter school is to put Black children at the center of their own education to help them feel safe, confident and like they belong. Read ...

EC school board continues review of administrative decisions

In an effort to meet community members’ demands for increased accountability and transparency, the Eau Claire School Board is continuing to consider its protocols surrounding administrative decisions. Read more (opens ...

Policy changes to be considered by EC school board

Articles, Eau Claire, school /
The Eau Claire School Board will continue to evaluate its coherent governance policies following November’s public outcry that arose when the district announced it would discontinue its ... Read more ...

It’s not all doom and gloom for schools in Milwaukee. Check out these noteworthy schools.

Articles, leadership, Milwaukee /
Some Milwaukee schools are thriving. Strong leadership and clear goals are among the traits they have in common. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Amazon Billionaire Gives $6.5 Million To Milwaukee Schools

Two Milwaukee charter school organizations were among the latest nonprofits to benefit from grants from billionaire MacKenzie Scott. Hmong American Peace Academy (HAPA) received $3 million and Carmen ... Read ...

Amazon Billionaire Gives $7.5 Million To Milwaukee Schools

Two Milwaukee charter school organizations were among the latest nonprofits to benefit from grants from billionaire MacKenzie Scott. Hmong American Peace Academy (HAPA) received $3 million and Carmen ... Read ...