A long-time college professor and a north La Crosse clergyman will lead the city’s Oktoberfest parades this year.
Joe Heim has been named the Maple Leaf Parade Marshal.
He’s known as a political scientist from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
The Torchlight Parade Marshal is Scott Skogen, pastor at North Presbyterian Church in La Crosse.
The Torchlight Parade happens on the north side of La Crosse on Sept. 26, the first night of Oktoberfest.
The Maple Leaf Parade is set for Sept. 28.