And a local basketball star is hoping to bring some
more attention to the North Dakota Pipeline protests
La Crosse native and Wisconsin Badgers basketball
star Bronson Koenig heads to the state.
his brother Miles.
and a friend packed up a trailer full of donations
for pipeline protestors this morning.
Koenig says he hopes the trip will show the plight
of native american tribes and others around the world.
I just felt like I needed to go shed a little light
on the issue, bring some attention to it, because
it just started getting a little bit of national attention
and it's still being overshadowed by things that aren't
quite as important, so I just hope to bring a little
light on the issue.
Koenig also says he's excited to meet others in the
native american community and learn more about his