Red Cedar Watershed Conference

Date: 
Thu, 03/13/2014 - 7:30am - 5:00pm

Do you farm? Do you live in town? Do you manage residential, commercial or public property? Do you enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, canoeing? Do you think the economic and environmental health of this beautiful region is important?

Event Highlights:
  • Farm, city and waterfront success stories — profitable land management for clean water
  • Solutions to the serious problem that plagues our lakes and rivers — runoff pollution
  • A great networking opportunity for all citizens at an important event
  • Approved for CEUs: .6 from the University of Wisconsin-Stout or 6 CEUs for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

More infomation at http://www.uwstout.edu/profed/redcedar/

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Wisconsin Club for Growth sues to stop Doe II

According to the Journal-Sentinel, Wisconsin Club for Growth has filed a lawsuit to stop the "son of John Doe" investigation. Apparently the Club for Growth and other conservative organizations that have been bringing out-of-state money into our election processes are growing nervous about the investigation and what it may uncover. Someone needs to remind them that "freedom" doesn't include the freedom to break the laws.

In a filing with the U.S. District Court in Milwaukee, the Wisconsin Club for Growth and its director, Eric O'Keefe, argued the probe violates group members' rights to free speech, free assembly and equal protection under the law.

The filing asked the court to enjoin prosecutors and Reserve Judge Gregory A. Peterson from continuing the John Doe probe, relieve O'Keefe and the Wisconsin Club for Growth from having to cooperate with it and order prosecutors to pay them compensatory damages for violating their constitutional rights.

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Drinking Liberally Eau Claire

Date: 
Wed, 02/12/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Drinking Liberally Eau Claire meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7 PM in Mogie's Pub - 436 Water St.  in Eau Claire. This month we wll be discussing different ways to increase the visibility of liberal ideas in the Chippewa Valley, and ways to increase the involvement of the citizenship.  Steve Hanson will talk briefly about the new state-wide web discussion system he is working on, called Wiscommunity.  See you downstairs at 7 PM at Mogie's.

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