In 1971, the Quillin family opened an IGA foodliner in the Village Shopping Center. Quillin’s featured several ‘big and beautiful’ specialty departments in that Village location, which was replaced by a Festival store in 2011.
Rich’s Fairway Foods at 13th and South Avenue had a ham sandwich special–8 sandwiches for just 89 cents. Super Valu had two La Crosse stores at the time, at Jackson Plaza and on the Causeway.
K-Mart on State Road had a camera deal. For $10.44, these cameras operated with flash cubes, giving you four flashes on a single cube.
The #1 song in America during the last half of September was ‘Go Away Little Girl’ by 13-year-old Donny Osmond, in 1971, yesterday in La Crosse.