Hmong News – Wisconsin

Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old Wisconsin boy

Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old Wisconsin boy

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Elijah is of Hmong and white descent, and has dark blond hair with brown eyes. He is approximately 3 feet tall and has a birthmark on his left knee. The 3-year-old was last seen wearing gray pants, a …Full story: https://www.wyomingnewsnow.tv/2024/02/20/amber-alert-issued-missing-3-year-old-wisconsin-boy/
New legislative maps impact north central Wis. districts, including Wausau’s Assembly District 85

New legislative maps impact north central Wis. districts, including Wausau’s Assembly District 85

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Governor Tony Evers signed new legislative district maps into law Monday. The governor originally proposed the maps and the Republican-controlled legislature passed them. Political analysts, like John …

Full story: https://www.msn.com/

Madison Metropolitan School District hosts budget and facility sessions

Madison Metropolitan School District hosts budget and facility sessions

The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) is inviting stakeholders and community members to participate in the upcoming Budget and Facility Engagement Sessions.

Full story: https://www.wkow.com/news/madison-metropolitan-school-district-hosts-budget-and-facility-sessions/article_00435562-cfa4-11ee-858d-d789054a21cd.html

Wisconsin Assembly approves limiting governor's veto powers after 400-year funding extension

Wisconsin Assembly approves limiting governor’s veto powers after 400-year funding extension

The Assembly also approved Assembly Bill 232, a proposal that would require Asian American and Hmong American history lessons in school. The measure, which passed on a voice vote, was proposed in the …

Full story: https://madison.com/news/state-regional/government-politics/wisconsin-assembly-veto-governor-hmong-asian-history-parental-rights/article_82d1039a-cf6c-11ee-b9c3-07b4ee998f0c.html

RSVP for Hmong Cultural Training Series

RSVP for Hmong Cultural Training Series

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media release: Wisconsin is home to the 3rd largest Hmong populations in America. The Hmong in Wisconsin are scattered throughout Wisconsin. Becoming Americans bring many benefits and challenges, …

Full story: https://isthmus.com/events/hmong-cultural-training-series/

Thai Sounders Is Ending His Farewell Tour With a Show in Milwaukee

Thai Sounders Is Ending His Farewell Tour With a Show in Milwaukee

Thai Thao (aka Thai Sounders) is headed to Milwaukee for the final stop on his farewell tour. The show, which marks the Hmong music legend’s retirement from live performance, is this Saturday, Feb. 10 …

Full story: https://www.milwaukeemag.com/thai-sounders-is-ending-his-farewell-tour-with-a-show-in-milwaukee/

Pioneering Hmong rocker Thai Thao of the Sounders talks about his final show in Milwaukee

Pioneering Hmong rocker Thai Thao of the Sounders talks about his final show in Milwaukee

The first show of the farewell tour happened in late 2022 in Hickory, North Carolina, which according to Pew has the fifth largest Hmong population among American metropolitan areas. Then came shows …

Full story: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/pioneering-hmong-rocker-thai-thao-111021785.html

Green Bay City Council District 11 primary election Michael Poradek, Melinda Eck, Christina Thor on ballot

Green Bay City Council District 11 primary election Michael Poradek, Melinda Eck, Christina Thor on ballot

In Green Bay District 11, incumbent Melinda Eck will face challengers Michael Poradek and Christina Thor in the Feb. 20 primary election.

Full story: https://www.aol.com/green-bay-city-council-district-111111625.html

Above and Beyond Children’s Museum Executive Director to Step Down

Above and Beyond Children’s Museum Executive Director to Step Down

The Executive Director of Sheboygan’s Above and Beyond Children’s Museum has announced her resignation from that office. Jackie Erdman made the announcement on Monday, after h …

Full story: https://whbl.com/2024/01/29/above-and-beyond-childrens-museum-executive-director-to-step-down/

Project Resiliency celebrates one year of the Warmline

Project Resiliency celebrates one year of the Warmline

WISCONSIN (WQOW) – About a year ago, a statewide Warmline phone number was launched for people in the Hmong community to be able to get connected to resources and support. The Wisconsin United …

Full story: https://www.wqow.com/eye_on_eau_claire/project-resiliency-celebrates-one-year-of-the-warmline/article_c2743c2e-bd83-11ee-8a9a-8b26aabbe043.html

Gooh Grocery opens at last on the East Side

Gooh Grocery opens at last on the East Side

West African and Hmong ingredients and pantry staples fill shelves in the former Visions strip club on E. Washington Avenue.

Full story: https://www.channel3000.com/madison-magazine/gooh-grocery-opens-at-last-on-the-east-side/article_5c150b0c-b3c9-11ee-a096-0b54cc9e6081.html

Seven Acre Dairy's 9-part dinner series has been selling out; a few spots remain

Seven Acre Dairy’s 9-part dinner series has been selling out; a few spots remain

Two of the events will have two seatings. Last summer, Mink brought in Yia Vang, a James Beard Award-nominated, Hmong-American chef (Union Hmong Kitchen) who was named Eater’s Twin Cities Chef of the …

Full story: https://madison.com/life-entertainment/local/food-drink/seven-acre-dairy-dinner-series-paoli/article_367b0be8-af74-11ee-a32d-3b47df06131f.html

The Grand presents two free performances in January

The Grand presents two free performances in January

Wausau Pilot & Review The Grand Theater in Wausau will present two free shows in the Bridge Clinic Lift Every Voice series this January. Hmong pop …

Full story: https://wausaupilotandreview.com/2024/01/07/the-grand-presents-two-free-performances-in-january/

Milwaukee man chosen as the first vice president of AARP Wisconsin

Milwaukee man chosen as the first vice president of AARP Wisconsin

You’ll get access to an ad-free website with a faster photo browser, free tickets to a host of events (including everything from Summerfest to the Florentine Opera), access to members-only tours, and …

Full story: https://urbanmilwaukee.com/pressrelease/milwaukee-man-chosen-as-the-first-vice-president-of-aarp-wisconsin/

Milwaukee police officer shot, injured during apparent standoff outside a home

Milwaukee police officer shot, injured during apparent standoff outside a home

A standoff that left a Milwaukee police officer shot and injured outside a home on the city’s northwest side near Lincoln Park has ended, according to family and police at the scene.

Full story: https://www.aol.com/milwaukee-police-officer-shot-injured-175905237.html