Separated by an ocean and more than 4000 miles, a town in Luxembourg became La Crosse’s eighth sister city on Wednesday, during a ceremony connecting the two cities on-line.
“Welcome from your new sister, La Crosse, Wisconsin, in the U.S.A.,” said La Crosse Mayor Mitch Reynolds by internet link to officials and school students gathered at a school building in Junglinster, Luxembourg.
, with people from surrounding countries working there on a regular basis.
Other sister cities are located in Norway, Germany, China, Cameroon, and Ireland.
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.