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Fill the Boot fundraiser for MDA planned by La Crosse firefighters next month



Firefighters in La Crosse will be on the street raising money for a good cause again this year.

The “Fill the Boot” campaign for the muscular dystrophy association is scheduled for September 6th in La Crosse.

Members of the firefighters’ union will collect donations in big boots from passing drivers at two intersections along La Crosse Street, including a corner near City Hall. The event reportedly raises several thousands of dollars a year in La Crosse for MDA work and research.

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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