Most people in the Coulee Region were forced to observe Memorial Day in private ways a year ago, with COVID-19 leading to cancellation of public events. But in 2021, it was back to more normal ceremonies on Monday.
“I just wanted to say, it’s great to see everybody out and about again,” said
Besides veterans and local children, the La Crosse parade included legislators Brad Pfaff and Jill Billings and Mayor Mitch Reynolds.
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.