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Leonard Peltier

  A day of remembrance. 49 years of unjust incarceration. "Justice is not a flexible tool. Unless we all do our part to ensure that justice is equally to all human beings, we are a party to its abuse. We must stand together to protect the rights of others. " Leonard Peltier.

Learn About Constitutional Amendments in Wisconsin

  From our friends at the League of Women Voters Elections need to be fully funded. The proposed constitutional amendment on the April 2 ballot puts our elections at risk. Tuesday, February 27 at 6pm learn about the constitutional amendment questions that will be on your ballot April 2 and why you should VOTE NO. Speakers will discuss the constitutional amendments in Wisconsin and what we can expect next. https://fb.me/e/7eQS1vXHl

NORTHWOODS PROGRESSIVES~Bigger than Roe Minocqua 2024

The Northwoods Progressives met on a bitterly cold Saturday on January 20 to show support for Women's RIGHTS!   Bigger than Roe Minocqua 2024 Our resolve is unyieldingSaturday, January 20 at 1:00 pm We will gather at Veterans Park in Minocqua then march to the railing across from Save More where we will wave signs and show that Our Resolve is Unyielding Everyone with an interest in Women's rights is welcome to attend.  Bring a friend and bring a sign with your message. Hosts: Northwoods Progressives, Democratic Party of Vilas County, Democratic Party of Oneida County, Northwoods Activism Group _________________...

15TH ANNUAL GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL


‘Coordination’ meetings in Northern Wisconsin

‘Coordination’ meetings in Northern Wisconsin – Land & Water Conservation being targeted A Texas-based group called the American Stewards of Liberty (https://americanstewards.us/about/ is orchestrating an effort to influence northern Wisconsin politicians to adopt their agenda. Those politicians are in-turn exerting their influence on local units of government (Town, Village, & County Boards) and promoting the Texas-based group’s agenda. This group is against land and water conservation. Instead, they advocate for natural resource exploitation. They promote mineral mining, increased grazing, timber cutting, for-profit commercial ...

Monitoring Northern Wisconsin Meetings

Please monitor the Northern Wisconsin County Board & Committee meetings for agendas and minutes that include Tom Tiffany and Mary Felzkowski appearances. All the Counties in their districts should be monitored. They are introducing anti-conservation initiatives from groups like this: https://americanstewards.us/   Tiffany was one of their keynote speakers at their recent summit found here: https://stop30x30summit.com/     Here are links to Oneida, Vilas, Florence, Oconto & Lincoln Counties. Tiffany's 7th District includes 20 Counties (listed below):   https://www.co.oneida.wi.us/government/meeti...

Appellate Court Upholds Reversal of Kohler Wetland Permit

  WE WON! Appellate Court Upholds Reversal of Kohler Wetland Permit.   DNR admits "gaps of information"   Press Release   For immediate release:   Friends of the Black River Forest   December 5, 2023   Court of Appeals affirms reversal of Wetland Fill Permit for proposed Kohler golf course. The reversal of the DNR-issued wetland fill permit required for construction of the Kohler Company's proposed golf course in Sheboygan has been upheld by the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District III.  A copy of the decision is available on the court's website.[1] The court ...

PROTECT THE PORKIES, STOP THE CHOPPERWOOD MINE!

Protect The Porkies will hold their first Virtual Townhall, to be held on Saturday, December 9th, at 12pm CST. You can find the Zoom information below. There will be a 15-20 minute presentation giving an overview of the current state of affairs of the Copperwood Mine and our resistance campaign, followed by a question/comment/discussion period.   The meeting will be open to the public, so feel free to pass along word to anyone who might be interested. Here is the petition, please sign:   https://click.e.change.org/f/a/U77twvV8xln0_TloZI9wFg~~/AANj1QA~/RgRnTx90P4QqAWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmNoYW5nZS5vcmcvcC9wcm90ZWN0LXRoZS1wb3JraWVzLW...

Women for Women December

Women for Women Thursday, December 7 at 6 PM   Women for Women’s goal is to help citizens better understand the issues impacting our communities and to help voters make the best decisions when going to the polls next spring. Our presenter for the Women for Women event on Thursday, December 7 will be Tara Glodowski, Executive Director of The Community Partners Program. We all have so much to learn about the offerings of the new Community Partners Campus:  the many programs it supports, the people it serves, the needs and the funding issues for all the organizations involved. We value so much the people, the wisdom and the ...

League of Women Voters—Marathon County

  Hot Topics Forum:   “Perspectives on Cash Bail”   Is Cash Bail a good thing? Or a bad thing? Is it   effective? It depends on your PERSPECTIVE.   Join us for a discussion of different   perspectives of the practice of Cash Bail. The   panel of perspectives will include:   - An Attorney from the Marathon County   District Attorney’s Office   - Judge Moran   - Kathryn Yanke—Regional Attorney   Manager—Wisconsin State Public Defender   For more information—lwvmc2023@gmail.com   November 21, 2023—6:00pm   Marathon County Library—Wausau   300 N 1st St, Wausau, WI 54403