Weekend Roundup: Appleton North student creates club for poetry as activism

Mya Koffie is a junior at Appleton North High School, where she founded and leads the school’s poetry club. She says poetry is how she’s able to feel brave while so much in today’s world weighs on students like her. “In writing, I find a way to exist in a way the present moment does … Read more

Evers creates $10M grant program for meat processors, continuing state investment in industry

The GOP-led state Legislature gutted Gov. Tony Evers’ plans for an annual grant program for meat processors in last year’s state budget process, allocating only a tenth of the funding originally proposed. But the governor Democratic has found a way around the cut by allocating federal pandemic recovery money for his own program. Evers announced … Read more