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Governor Evers announces end of National Guard involvement in George Floyd protests

Governor Evers
June 9, 2020

This afternoon Goverrnor Tony Evers announced that the deployment of National Guard troops deployed to protect citizens, journalists, and protesters in the state in the George Floyd protests is ending. 

In coordination with local leaders, nearly 1,500 troops mobilized over the last week in response to requests for Wisconsin National Guard assistance.

Jeff Smith - June: What We Can Learn From Dairy Month

Senator Jeff Smith
June 8, 2020

Last Friday, I had the chance to connect virtually with some good friends in western Wisconsin to celebrate June Dairy Month. We had a conversation about the ways dairy has made an impression on our own lives and the impact the dairy industry has on the State of Wisconsin. And of course, after sharing stories, we started a milk chug challenge, throwing back glasses of fresh, cold milk.

 

Madison and Milwaukee Community Leaders discuss racial justice

June 5, 2020

In a forum sponsored by our fellow LION publisher Madison365 and the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, community leaders from Wisconsin discuss racial justice and inequity throughout the day today. of the discussion.

George Floyd Protest today in Menomonie

Menomonie Protest photo

Menomonie, WI George Floyd Protest 6/3/2020

June 3, 2020

There will be a protest for the death of George Floyd today in downtown Menomonie, at the corner of Broadway and Main.

WFU calls for national effort to address racism, systemic oppression

Darin VonRuden
June 2, 2020

The killing of Minnesota resident George Floyd – the latest instance in a long and disturbing history of systemic oppression towards people of color – underscores the urgent need for racial justice and equity in America, according to Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU).

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