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Video Released; Special Investigator Appointed in Pero Killing

November 17, 2017 by Barbara With

KBJR6 TV released the video of the aftermath of the killing of 14-year-old Jason Pero on the Bad River Reservation on November, 8, 2017.  225 more words

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Bad River Tribe Seeks Justice for Recent Tragedy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- November 16, 2017
Bad River Tribe Seeks Justice for Recent Tragedy

Odanah, WI – On November 15, 2017, The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Ojibwe requested that the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice open a criminal civil rights and civil police misconduct investigation into an incident of excessive force by the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office. 292 more words

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Extrajudicial Killing: Why Police Can Commit Legal Murder

November 16, 2017 By Barbara With

On November 8, 2017, 14-year-old Jason Pero was shot to death in his grandparent’s yard on the Bad River Reservation in northern Wisconsin by Ashland County Sheriff’s Deputy Brock Mrdjenovich. 1,690 more words

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OMG, Kooyenga!

By Bill Dunn
Sept. 14, 2017

After Associated Press reporter Scott Bauer’s Sept. 1 tweet that “@RepKooyenga says he’s tempted to ‘break out his trumpet’ and play ‘God Bless America’ during Solidarity Singalong at state Capitol,” WKOW reporter Greg Neumann replied, “Oh, I’m sure they have lyrics for that tune as well.” 545 more words

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Six Arrested Protesting Pipeline Construction in Wisconsin

August 29, 2017  by Tara Houska

Today, six water protectors were arrested in Douglas County, Wisconsin, while engaging in peaceful non-violent direct action to stop construction of the Line 3 pipeline project. 282 more words

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Town of Bridge Creek Capitulates to Mining Company Again

August 6, 2017  by Christine Yellowthunder

Sand mines will never repair nor compensate for the damages they impose on local government and communities. Trust in local government is dissolving at statements that “their hands are tied” when it comes to enforcing the town’s ordinances. 457 more words

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GOP rep had brush with law years ago; Kooyenga sign theft questions remain

By Bill Dunn
July 24, 2017

Questions remain in the wake of state Rep. Dale Kooyenga’s admission he illegally removed a 40-by-30-inch sign in late May from the Wisconsin Capitol rotunda and wasn’t charged. 2,013 more words

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