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GOP bus heads to Onalaska for late campaign stop

Brad Williams



Political candidates riding buses is the trend of the week as we close in on Election Day.

Wisconsin Democratic candidates, headed by gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, brought their bus to UW-La Crosse on Wednesday.

Not to be outdone, Governor Scott Walker and other leading Wisconsin Republicans will get to La Crosse County today.

Walker and his lieutenant governor, Rebecca Kleefisch, are on their final bus tour before the Tuesday election.

They’ll stop early in the evening at a business in Onalaska, near Valley View Mall, for an event that will double as a birthday party for the governor.

Walker turns 51 today.

It was actually on Walker’s birthday in 2010 that he was elected governor for his first term.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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    November 2, 2018 at 2:12 pm

    The event is at The Salon Professional Academy. Many area salons and their staff will attend. Serving a BBQ rib dinner and birthday cake to the Governor.

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