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Gov. Evers, WDVA Announce Grant Application Period Open for Nonprofits that Assist, Train Veteran Entrepreneurs

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Mary Kolar today announced that applications are now being accepted for WDVA’s Entrepreneurship Grant program and will be accepted through Fri., Nov. 1, 2021, at 4 p.m. “I’m deeply grateful for the service of our veterans, and as a state, we must keep working […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Local news, Uptown Observer

Steil still pushing for answers in Wisconsin Veterans Home outbreak

U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil, who represents Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. UNION GROVE ⏤ U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil isn’t satisfied with the answers he’s received concerning an August COVID-19 outbreak at the Wisconsin Veterans Home. U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil’s letter to state Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Mary Kolar, dated Nov. 23. Image provided. On Monday, […]

Posted inBreaking, Community

Feds Axe Homeless Veterans Program In Union Grove, King

Due to cuts in the federal housing program, the Veterans Housing and Recovery Program at King and Union Grove are slated to close down in 2018. Established in 1994, the Housing and Urban Development program serves homeless veterans and veterans at risk of becoming homeless by offering them job training, education, counseling and rehabilitation services. Veteran […]

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Listening Session for Vets Thursday

Rep. Tom Weatherston, R-Caledonia, and Secretary John Scocos from the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs will host a listening session from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday in Caledonia at the East Side Community Center, 6156 Douglas Avenue. While the session is open to the public, a written statement Friday from Weatherston’s office stressed that this event was […]