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Ron Kind hosted final Old Fashioned Corn Roast in West Salem

WEST SALEM Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Almost one year ago, Representative Ron Kind announced he would not seek re-election. Kind hosted his 19th and final Old Fashioned Wisconsin Corn Roast in West Salem. To celebrate, there was live music, food and games available for those who attended. Kind says hosting...
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Opinion | Swing-district Democrat Ron Kind on why he’s leaving

Donald Trump had been in office less than a month when Ron Kind had his only Oval Office meeting with the former president. Kind, a Democrat who has represented southwestern Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District since 1997, was invited with other senior members of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Ron Kind only Democrat to vote against Active Shooter Alert Act

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind was the only Democrat to vote against a bill aimed at alerting people to nearby active shooters, saying he believes the system would create “chaos.”. The bill, the Active Shooter Alert Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday night on a 260-169 vote. The measure received 43 Republican votes, but all of the Republicans in Wisconsin’s congressional delegation voted against the bill.

Congressional candidate McGrath “incredulous” fellow Democrat, Ron Kind, voted down shooter alert system

La Crosse’s retiring Congressman has angered people in his own party by not supporting a system to alert the public of active-shooter incidents. Ron Kind was the only Democrat in the US House of Representatives to vote against the Active Shooter Alert Act, designed to set up a national alert system when a shooting situation is happening.
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March Salute to Law Enforcement: Cass County Sheriff Deputy Ron Kind

Steve Hallstrom Visits with Sheriff Jesse Jahner and March's Honoree Deputy Ron Kind of the Cass County Sheriff Dept. Deputy Ron Kind was born in Glasgow, MT, and raised in Fargo, ND. As a 1988 graduate of Fargo North High School, Ron enlisted in the US Navy and served his country for nine years. After an Honorable Discharge, Ron began his career with 3D Specialties/Dakota Fence Company. Ron is currently a Construction Manager, overseeing projects throughout ND, SD, and MN.

Congressman Ron Kind wonders why Republicans are “whining” over Wisconsin’s new voting maps, as GOP colleagues call for US Supreme Court intervention

Nobody is happy with voting districts in Wisconsin. Democrats have cried foul for a decade, after Republicans drew the lines in secret, behind locked doors and nondisclosure agreements. Now, with the conservative-led Wisconsin Supreme Court choosing Gov. Tony Evers’ maps, it’s the Republicans’ turn to deem the maps unfair —...
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Rep. Ron Kind: Thanking our troops and communities for supporting our Afghan Allies

Recently, the last group of our Afghan allies temporarily housed at Fort McCoy as part of Operation Allies Welcome departed the base. I want to commend our men and women in uniform and civilian personnel at Fort McCoy who helped facilitate the resettlement of more than 12,600 Afghan evacuees. Our troops truly represent the best our nation has to offer, and they demonstrated this yet again during Operation Allies Welcome.

Ron Kind addresses Ukraine during UK visit

UNDATED (WKBT) — U.S. Rep. Ron Kind said Thursday his prayers are with the people of Ukraine while he meets with officials in the United Kingdom. The La Crosse Democrat is meeting with the UK officials to discuss coordinated sanctions against Russia and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “My prayers...

Student Association hosts Mayor Mitch Reynolds and Congressman Ron Kind

On Wednesday, Feb. 16, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Student Association (SA) met for the third time this semester and hosted two guest speakers. Mayor Mitch Reynolds attended the meeting and spoke with the SA about his plans for the La Crosse area and some of the projects he has been working on. Congressman Ron Kind later spoke about his role in representing Wisconsin’s 3rd congressional district as well as his decision to not run for another term after serving for 26 years. SA then went on to discuss two resolutions which were both passed.
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Ron Kind: Westby Cooperative Creamery receives USDA rural development funding

On Feb. 3, Rep. Ron Kind announced that over $1 million is on its way to Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District to support local businesses, strengthen rural economies, and create good-paying jobs through investments from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “I’m thrilled to see over $1 million in investments coming...

A year later, Rep. Ron Kind says Jan. 6 attack is 'imprinted' in his memory

It’s been one year since the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, but witness Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, said it “seems like yesterday.”. Kind was among those trapped in the House chambers while Trump extremists stormed the building, interrupting the process of certifying the 2020 presidential election.